Grande Hotel de Goiânia

The Grande Hotel is an art Deco hotel in the Brazilian city of Goiânia. The hotel was established in 1937, when Goiânia was in its early stages of growth.

Grande Hotel
Grande Hotel de Goiânia.jpg
Grande Hotel, Entrance
General information
LocationGoiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Opening1937
OwnerNational Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage
Technical details
Floor count3
Floor area2.178 M²
Design and construction
Architect(s)Corrêa Lima
Other information
Number of rooms60
Grande Hotel in 2017

It was the first hotel in Goiânia and one of the most important buildings of the city at the time, according to Ofélia Monteiro, its main objective was: "to facilitate the entrance of elements from outside to the State and to facilitate with good facilities the stay of as many have business dealing with the government".[1] The state government is responsible for the management.

HistoryEdit

The building was built from the three-floor project, originally with 60 rooms and four luxury apartments, several bathrooms served by hot and cold water, as well as garages and other premises of the best establishments of this kind, in an area of 2,178 m² . The restaurant-bar became, at that time, the meeting point of the Goianian society.[2]

It was strategically positioned, between the main avenues of Avenida Tocantins, Araguaia, Araguaia, Independência, Goiás Avenue and Anhanguera Avenue. It was registered as Goiânia's historical patrimony by the National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN) in 18 November of 2003.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Monteiro, Ofélia Sócrates do Nascimento (1938). Como nasceu Goiânia (in Portuguese). São Paulo: Emprêsa Gráfica da "Revista dos Tribunais". p. 663. LCCN 83222039. OL 2793706M.
  2. ^ Rocha, Daniella Medeiros Moreira (2013). The pioneering architecture of Art Deco hotels in Goiânia - 1930s and 1950s (PDF). Goiânia. p. 99. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Goiânia - Prédio do Grande Hotel -". ipatrimônio (in Brazilian Portuguese). 11 February 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2018.

Coordinates: 16°40′32″N 49°15′27″E / 16.675671°N 49.257563°E / 16.675671; 49.257563