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“A Surprise In the Wooden Houses City”
Review of Hotel Krasnapolsky

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Hotel Krasnapolsky
Ranked #7 of 31 Hotels in Paramaribo
florida
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764 reviews
153 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“A Surprise In the Wooden Houses City”
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We stayed at this downtown hotel during a tour of Suriname.
The location was excellent and we could walk to all of the markets and key attractions.
Rooms are modern with flat screen tv's and very good A/C which which needed in the humid weather.
This hotel is near many restaurants and shopping.
Breakfast is served outside near the pool which was very nice as you can see the busy street below.
The staff were somewhat reserved but the hotel was clean and comfortable

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

The rooms are modern and clean. Hotel staff was not so friendly, but they did try in some ways. There are 3 fast food places (including Popeyes chicken) in the hotel. Breakfast is served on the pool deck. Location is good for walking to local market. We toured with orange which has an office around the corner.

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2013

The hotel is very modern and located ion a main street. However there isn't a lot of night life in the vicinity. Some rooms overlook the historic colonial wooden centre and some overlook the pool & the Surinam river in the distance.. I stayed at the hotel at the start and end of my trip and had room on both sides. Rooms have balconies which is nice. I personally preferred the room facing the main street . Although there is a fair amount of traffic during the day once the businesses close it does become quieter. There are a couple of fast food places in the lobby area and a good coffee shop. If you like roti there is a good roti restaurant (Rooprams) about 5 minutes walk away.
The rooms are modern and fairly spacious. My only complaint is that there is no luggage stand in the room. .
The included breakfast is very good. A nice touch is that the hotel provides a boxed breakfast if you have an early flight.
Around the corner from the hotel there is a Royal Bank of Canada ATM and a money changer just a little past the ATM. There is also a tour operator ( Orange) near the ATM.
Staff at the hotel are very helpful.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Winnipeg, Canada
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858 reviews
207 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

I spent five nights at the hotel recently, and while I felt consistently comfortable, there were several issues.

The location is difficult; while downtown, it is in the shopping district, and after five in the evening, it is dead, and a ten to fifteen minute walk to restaurants or other activity. The rooms are well sized, and the beds comfortable, but I had problems with the electrical outlets in all three rooms I had.

The restaurant was dull, and the breakfast poor at best.

The staff, however, were friendly, if not always terribly competent, and I felt extremely welcome in the property - an extension of Suriname's natural environment, but welcome nonetheless.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Nice and modern hotel in the heart of downtown Paramaribo. Despite being open to the outside it was very quiet and I did not feel bothered by the activities on the street. Very easy to get a cab and the staff was very helpful. They even prepared a meal package for early morning flights and organized transportation to the airport. The gym was lacking equipment, there was only one treadmill and wifi access was difficult, you had to go to the lobby to connect. But overall a good place to stay and reasonably priced.

Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Anya C
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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

This is a very modern and clean hotel, and the service was exceptionally good. However, I was not pleased with the location for downtown Paramaribo. There was a more modern area many, many blocks away with more attractions and nicer restaurants, but as part of group travel, that was not the area selected for our lodging. I will say that my most favorite part of this hotel was the buffet breakfast which is included with the stay. The breakfast is served in a covered area beside the pool on level 3 of the hotel, and it's very nice to enjoy the weather and watch the bustling city from above while eating breakfast. The atmosphere for breakfast just couldn't be any better. I also enjoyed having a small balcony on my room overlooking the street as it was entertaining to watch the locals going about their work each morning. They rise very early there. Also, as all the rooms at this hotel seem to smell a bit musty at first, having the doors to open to the balcony seemed to help. Also learned that the AC needed to be placed on a certain setting to remove the mustiness from the room. Still, the room was very nicely appointed and the bed very comfortable.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
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Trinidad
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133 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Perfect for business travelers. Perfectly located in the heart of the city. Step out of your hotel and you are on the main street with all the shops and restaurants. The rooms are very comfortable. The food in the hotel's restaurant is good, the service is great. The only barrier is the language but you can get by with English , Spanish, French, Dutch, German and Portugese. When it is mixed it is Taki Taki, the local language. Problems but fun.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled solo
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2 Thank Mark B
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Property: Hotel Krasnapolsky
Address: Domineestraat 39, Paramaribo, Suriname
Region: Suriname > Paramaribo District > Paramaribo
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 31 Hotels in Paramaribo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Krasnapolsky 3.5*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Designed for comfort and convenience and centrally located right in the middle of Paramaribo's bustling downtown area, Hotel Krasnapolsky is the perfect choice for tourist and business travelers alike. When staying at Hotel Krasnapolsky you are near commercial, financial and site seeing areas. The recently renovated hotel creates a light and spacious atmosphere, with its sleek, minimalistic and modern interior which responds to the wishes of the modern traveler. All 84 rooms contain tasteful and comfortable furnishings, modern bathroom with rain shower and a private balcony which gives you wonderful views of the bustling city scene, the beautiful pool terrace or far- reaching views extending over the city rooftops all the way to the bridge across the Suriname River. Furthermore the hotel offers numerous dining facilities, conference rooms and services, swimming pool, gym, a lively shopping arcade and a convenient booking office capable of arranging travel plans, tours and activities of any nature. Hotel Krasnapolsky has received the international Travel life Gold Certificate, the highest award for environmental friendly and sustainable tourism. ... more   less 
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