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Hotel Colonial
Ranked #7 of 43 Hotels in Granada
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I went to the Hotel Colonial with a group of students after having spent a month in a rural town in Nicaragua. Therefore, when we got there, I thought it was spectacular in comparison. I came to realize that it is a spectacular hotel not only by comparison. The lobby was beautiful and the rooms were large and very clean. The pool was gorgeous and the breakfast that was served in the morning was delicious. The manager came out to talk to us all personally as well which was a very nice touch.

I have literally zero complaints.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 29 June 2013
Dear Liam

First thank you very much for your recommendations and nice comments on tripadvisor. We did appreciate having you and your group with us. All great guys!

Be welcome at any time again at Hotel Colonial.

Kind regards to New York from Granada

Remo
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

We spent wonderful days in Hotel Colonial. Used it as our "home-base" while traveling Nicaragua. It's situated in the city center, next to the main place in front of the cathedral. Nearly every interesting spot in Granada lies in walking distance.
The hotel has beautiful gardens inside, the two pool areas are very nice, one of them ist equipped with a tiny pool bar. The rooms are beautiful, airconditioned and very clean. The swiss management, including staff is very friendly. Breakfast in the beautiful garden is the perfect start to a wonderful day in Granada. We can highly recommend this place.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 26 June 2013
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Lieber Axel

Wir haben uns sehr über Euren Besuch bei uns gefreut und hoffen Ihr hattet eine gute Zeit in Granada und Nicaragua. Euch wünschen wir nun einen hoffentlich sehr sonnigen Sommer in der Schweiz.

Ganz herzliche Grüsse aus Granada

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

I stayed here with a group of students in May, stayed for 3 days in Nicaragua, all in Granada. The location was very clean and quite beautiful, located right downtown granada, included 2 pools which were always clean and cool to swim in and filled with welcoming plants and decorations.The rooms were comfortable, clean and had fast, free internet access. The staff there was very friendly, came over at every possible occasion to make sure that our stay was enjoyable, recommend attractions and locations to eat, and make general inquiries as to how our day was going. For me it was the staff that made the difference between a good hotel and a great hotel.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear "BLewis"

Thank you so much for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad you liked your stay with us down south and we hope to see you again at Hotel Colonial.

Best regards to Ottawa from Granada

Jacqueline & Remo
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Karlslunde, Denmark
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

We have stayed in this hotel 9 times before during the last 11 years, 1 to 2 weeks every time. Service has always been exellent, Staff at reception, restaurant, bar always effektive with a smile. Exellent breakfast. Room always clean and the staff taking care of that makes it perfect.
When not going for a tour or visiting our family living in Granada, we spend many hours at the nice pool, small but refreshing. Annalise and Arne, Denmark

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear Arne

Thanks for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad you liked your stay with us and we hope to see you again at Hotel Colonial.

Best regards Karlslunde from Granada

Jacqueline & Remo
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Los Angeles California
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

On our previous trip to Granada in May, we stayed at Plaza Colon and Patio del Malinche which were both excellent hotels. This time we decided to book for two weeks at Hotel Colonial. I travel to Managua each day with a driver and my wife is taking Spanish lessons. Granada is great.

In our opinion, the Hotel Colonial is the best. It is 100 feet from the Central Park. It looks like an old hotel, but was built from scratch in the old-style about eight years ago. The patios are very nice, two small suite pools, excellent breakfast and a great room. We have room eight and are very satisfied. The staff is very friendly and so is the owner. The price is reasonable.

Everything in the old city is within walking distance. The cathedral is one block across the park. The market is two blocks away. The restaurant street is two blocks away. We are enjoying ourselves a lot. Granada is a nice city that is just touristy enough to have decent hotels and restaurants, but is not overwhelmed with busloads of tourists.

We give Hotel Colonial our highest recommendation.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear "CAK45"

Thanks for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad you liked your stay with us and we hope to see you again at Hotel Colonial.

Best regards from Granada

Jacqueline & Remo
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Encinitas, California
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

The hosts are fantastic, the pools are perfect, and the breakfasts inexpensive and yummy! We spent Easter with Hotel Colonial, and ziplined down a volcano, then toured an amazing coffee plantation. Nicaragua IS Costa Rica 30 years ago, and we felt safe and sound in our comfy beds at this gem of a hotel. Cobblestone streets, horse drawn carriages, and fire throwing street performers outside of the hotel, and a lovely sanctuary inside with fountains and pools. I loved every minute, and so did the kids!

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear Oceanna

Thanks for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad you an your family liked your stay with us and we hope to see you again at Hotel Colonial.

Best regards from Granada up north to California

Jacqueline & Remo
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

This is a beautiful hotel with the friendliest staff. We enjoyed the swimming pool and breakfast as well as air conditioning, cable, and hot water, which was shocking compared to many hotels we stayed in in Nicaragua that did not have these amenities. The staff is very accommodating and helpful. It was just a short walk down the street to the main square and Cathedral! I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Granada!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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hotelcolonialgranada, Manager at Hotel Colonial, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear Megan

Thanks for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad you liked your stay with us and we hope really to see you again at Hotel Colonial. Be always welcome

Best regards from Granada

Remo
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Property: Hotel Colonial
Address: Calle La Libertad | Central Park, 25 mtrs to the West, Granada 0000, Nicaragua
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Region: Nicaragua > Granada Department > Granada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Granada
#5 Family Hotel in Granada
#7 Romantic Hotel in Granada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Colonial is your tranquil oasis in the very heart of Granada. . It is the perfect base for you to explore the rest of this wonderful country. On the shores of Lake Nicaragua, Granada is the oldest Colonial City in the new world. Hotel Colonial was built in 1999; it was created having in mind the colonial style of the older houses in Granada. We have 37 rooms. Ten of them are Suites and two are Apartments. All rooms have king size bed or two queen size beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, private bathroom, cable TV, direct phone. Our front employees are all bilingual trained. Our restaurant prepares you a complete la carte breakfast with many options to choose from. We guarantee our team will always work hard so that you spend a wonderful time at Hotel Colonial. Welcome, Bienvenido, Bienvenue, Herzlich Willkommen ... more   less 
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