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City Hotel Essen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Viehofer Platz 5, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Stadtkern)
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Ranked #22 of 69 Hotels in Essen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I admit. The hotel doesn't look nice on the outside, and once inside the reception is the size of a small living room. Never mind the reception; checking in doesn't take more than a minute. German efficiency is here perfected. Then there is the room. An unbelievable large space, clean, and quite comfortable. The only minor issue I had... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very spacious, clean room. Pleasant reception staff. Convenient location in Essen center - walking distance to Kettwiger street for example, but you get a free pass to public transportation anyway. Be sure to take a city map at the lobby. Across the busy street there is a large cathedral, and a few pubs. Room windows are double glazed and seal... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Found this hotel purely by chance and was very lucky. It has a great location near to town centre. Really helful staff, a very spacious room with great double bed, table and chairs and also a desk with a proper desk chair. Very large flat screen TV Even though our room was on the side nearest the very large junction... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We booked the room for 1 night. We was here one time before and I liked it at our first visit. Nothing changed. Extreme friendly staff, helpful and in good mood. The room was big enough to move, some hotels have so small rooms that u have to struggle your way around the bed. Not so here. Bathroom is a... More 

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Farum, Denmark
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've stayed at the City Hotel Essen in February 2014 for a business trip/Trade Fair in Düsseldorf. The price was pretty OK, the rooms had a very good size, the cleaning quality was good, the staff was very helpful and the restaurant had a very good selection of breakfast. The elevator was very slow and you couldn't walk from the... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Looks a bit old fashioned on the out and inside but nevertheless good price quality. My room was HUGE! Nice staff, they were very helpful. Good location in the center, 5-10 min walk from the shopping mall, they give a free public transport ticket, good wifi, free minibar, decent breakfast buffet German style.

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Espoo, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

A tram station just outside the hotel combined with the free public transport ticket provided by the hotel makes this just perfect. You can get to the hotel from the railway station in a few minutes and it is conveniently close to the restaurants/cafes/bars/clubs of the center to walk to. The breakfast is typical for German hotels, but as it... More 

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

A few weeks ago I was at a gig in Essen, backstage with the band, and had my computer case c/w laptop, passport, spectacles, razor and other personal accoutrements stolen - one minute it was there, the next it had gone. Luckily my son was able to lock my laptop remotely from the UK (thank goodness for Apple software) and... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This hotel is at the other end of the shopping centre from the Hauptbanhof. It is about 10 minutes walk from the station or a couple of stops on the tram. It is very convenient for the University and for shopping. It was also very good value and they included a free local transport pass that allowed unlimited access to... More 

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Manchester, England
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162 reviews 162 reviews
21 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here while attending a conference at Duisburg-Essen University. The hotel is just a few minutes walk from the campus. It was very clean and comfortable, although my room was quite small, and also it looked over the main road, which made it very noisy. The really annoying thing was that one could only access the ground floor and... More 

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Address: Viehofer Platz 5, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen > Stadtkern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hotel Essen 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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