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Hotel Zum Roten Baeren

Oberlinden 12, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Thionville, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We stayed at the Roten Bären for one night to visit Freiburg and the Christmas markets and were warmly welcomed on our arrival at the hotel. The staff went out of their way to help us find somewhere to park in the city centre as it was a busy weekend and all the car parks were full. Our room was... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

entrance hallway reminescent of british b&b -long narrow corridor complete with empty cardboard box.room dated and needing repair. bed light broken so replaced with table lamp which gave little light. wife likes early morning bath before exploring .at 6 am no hot water. central heating not working. shower and toilet doors glass and almost impossible to close without risk of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Upsides: Freiburg's a lovely city. This hotel's well-located within the old town. Most sights are within walking distance and the tram will get you further afield. Plenty of good restaurants and bars down atmospheric side streets. The hotel staff are enthusiastic and the restaurant has good food and service. Downsides: Clearly there's a range of rooms here. I was here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I stayed at Zum Roten Bären for one week. The location is perfect, at the heart of historical downtown Freiburg, with excellent connections to public transportation (Tram line 1 in front of the Hotel, and all other Tram lines within 300 meters). The hotel truly is a Gem. The oldest hotel or (Gasthaus) in Germany, it conserves its style dating... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The nearest airport is about an hour away (Basel-Mullhouse-Freiburg). Zum Roten Baeren literally means "for red bear" and certainly the motif is consistent, from the landbark gold bear at the doorstep, to the lobby, your room keyholder, the carpet in the hallways, the dining area's backrest, even the butter's shape. The conference organizers swear by the hotel being the oldest... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed in this hotel in 1981 and, as we planned to be in Freiburg again, we thought we would visit it again. We weren't disappointed. It has a great location in the town centre - and there's a convenient carpark on the edge of the old part of thr town. The hotel itself is old-fashioned in a nice way.... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A very warm welcome awaits at Roten Baeren and an amazing breakfast. Like the previous reviewer, we stayed during a heatwave and really could have done with aircon, although we'd been provided with a giant fan which was nice. Our room was of interesting dimensions, being long and narrow and the bed part separated from the bathroom part by a... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The best of this hotel was a great location in the old town and a very friendly staff. That said, it has serious downsides. Our main problem was visiting during a heatwave, being given a room that faced south so heated up a lot during the day, and had no air conditioning (despite a TA review that said it had... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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