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La Gran Francia, Granada

3.5-star3.5 stars
Esquina Sureste del Parque CentralGranadaNicaragua

Lakefront hotel in Granada with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Lovely old hotel in the heart of the beautiful old city of Granada. Enjoyed the staff,…Mar 2, 2018
  • While this was an acceptable hotel for our trip to Granada, the hotel is on the "old"…Feb 11, 2018
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From 508 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

La Gran Francia, Granada

from $82
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 35 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking


  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 156
  • Conference space size (meters) - 14
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


El Arcangel - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

La Gran Francia, Granada’s small print

Also known as

  • Francia Hotel
  • Gran Francia
  • Gran Francia Hotel
  • La Gran Francia Granada
  • La Gran Francia Hotel Granada

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 8 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per vehicle

Beach shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around La Gran Francia, Granada


  • Heart of Granada
  • Parque Central - 1 min walk
  • Granada Cathedral - 1 min walk
  • Casa Nica Spanish School - 4 min walk
  • Church of Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes - 5 min walk
  • San Francisco Convent and Cultural Center - 5 min walk
  • Convento San Francisco Plaza - 5 min walk
  • Iglesia San Francisco - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Managua (MGA-Augusto C. Sandino Intl.) - 54 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 63 reviews

La Gran Francia, Granada
Great experience
Really accommodating to our needs, so stayed part of the time in great outbuilding really well renovated with great mod cons, and part in the main building fantastically renovated, comfortable rooms, lovely atmosphere and the best possible location in town. Great breakfast in the associated restaurant, which was also great for dinner and chilling in garden courtyard setting. Some quirks: free water which was great, and coffee maker in room, but you only get coffee for first night - go figure that!? WiFi generally OK but better in public areas than room.
Alison, us3 night trip with friends
La Gran Francia, Granada
Very Good8.0
Enjoyable stay in historic hotel
I picked hotel La Gran Francia because it looked like an historic hotel near the central plaza. It was. However, on the first night, the hotel sent us to a property they own down the road that is much newer called La Rouge. So if you actually want to stay in La Gran Francia, book a deluxe room rather than a King room. On the second night, I requested a move, which they granted after some discussion. La Gran Francia had a lot more character than La Rouge, and we really took advantage of the nice dipping pool at La Gran Francia. On the other hand, the bed at La Rouge was more comfortable. Across the way from La Gran Francia, they serve breakfast. It was usually fresh fruit, fresh fruit juice, scrambled eggs, bread, and a rice and bean mixture (a Nicaraguan staple). It was convenient, and the courtyard in which they serve it is very pretty. Are there little things the hotel could improve upon? Well of course, but this is Nicaragua not England or the U.S. Granada is a beautiful town, and we enjoyed our stay in Granada and at the hotel. The air conditioner worked really well.
Jackie, us4 night romance trip
La Gran Francia, Granada
terrible experience
1) they didn't find my reservation when i arrived 2) hotel hall was noisy all night for 5 nights 3) a cockroach appeared in the shower 4) room had a lot of dust 5) found my room door unlocked during my entire stay (5 days) after the cleaning lady was done cleaning 6) refrigerator was taken out of my room without noticing me and no one knows where it went (hope they dont charge it on my credit card) 7) doors were slammed during midnights
A Traveler, us5 night business trip
La Gran Francia, Granada
Room purchased not available
I would not book here. The room we booked was not available. We were told it was our fault for making a "last minute booking." While we did book the day before (probably about 22 hours in advance), I don't see how it is our fault we booked a room that the website showed as available and let us purchase. We were also told that we would not be charged by since it was not available and they would charge us a lower price, but that did not happen. (The manager was supposed to send an email to explaining this, but I have not seen evidence of this.) So, now I still have to contact the website after returning home from my vacation. They also have two locations, so we were about 3 blocks (3-5 minute walk) from the actual hotel. None of this was clear in the booking. Overall, it was a waste of over an hour of our last day of vacation trying to get a room, and we never got what we paid for. Ultimately, we did get a very basic room and it was fine. Just not worth what we paid.
Tricia, us1 night romance trip
La Gran Francia, Granada
Great old French house
The hotel is very well located in the center of town... The rooms are clean and spacious and the staff is amazing. I hate the fact that parking is 4 blocks away.
Adriana, us1 night family trip

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La Gran Francia, Granada

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