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Hotel Zum Roten Baeren

Oberlinden 12, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
75 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I am a person that appreciates historical buildings, so if I see a wonderful facade such as the one that this hotel has, and read that is the oldest hotel in Germany, I just assume that it is going to be just great inside. Well, it is very far from it. As soon as you enter you notice that this... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here for four nights this is a nice hotel with lots of history. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The WiFi connection works in communal areas, although we had trouble connecting during our stay. Good location with easy walking distance to local restaurants and shops.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We chose this hotel because of its location and history. The room was a little "tied" but acceptable. I agree with other reviewers it has a very 1980's feel. The staff were good with excellent English. Breakfast was good.

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Adelaide, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed one night in this lovely hotel, having booked very last minute, we got a great deal on suite 21. An old fashioned hotel in almost every way, wonderful service from a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. Our suite was very large, with two big windows looking out onto the main street outside, and a massive round shower... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed at Hotel Baeren in may 2014 for three nights and loved every moment,the room had a 1980's feel but i really liked that,it was very clean and bright there was a balcony overlooking a garden which was nice,the room was big,the bathroom was perfect,lots of space,breakfast was fine nothing special,staff were very nice,especially Sebastian at reception,the location is... More 

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Malmkoping, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed at Zum Roten Baeren in November a couple of years ago. We had visited Freiburg several times before, and this time we had choosen to live in the very central part of the old city in the company of friends. On our way from the airport hotel staf rang to tell us that there was a problem with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I am currently staying in this hotel which looks very nice from the outside. The inside is worn and in my room quite outdated. Room is big but the carpets have multiple stains and the tiles in the bathroom are outdated - everything functioned as expected, hot water, TV etc. However, I choose this hotel for the location and the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Let's start with very small unattractive room, bedding poor and a pillow that would not qualify as such, top it off with no internet! Very bad start to our stay. So we politely reported our concerns and we were offered a new room in 30 minutes. The new room, much larger and the bath, you can actually turn around in.... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I felt directly at home in zum Roten Baren. Staff is wonderful, without exception. They treated me with real personal attention in a perfectly natural manner. The hotel is dated. Corridors etc in the hotel look like they were refurbished for the last time in the 1980s. The interior of the room where I slept, on the third floor at... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were here with a big family group. The hotel is really ideally situated in the very nice old town of Freiburg and you can walk easily to everything in town. However, there are many, many setbacks: They only have like six parking spaces, so mostly you have to go to a public parking. Although we were promised a discount... More 

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