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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Gdynia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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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
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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144 reviews 144 reviews
20 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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Espoo, Finland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

- really spacious rooms, separate toilet and bathroom, small kichenette. - light ang green - free panking, free local bus and tram ticketes, free wifi, free breakfast, free minibar - good warm breakfast buffet - central location - healpfull staff - the building looks cheap from outside, but there is a lot of value inside - nobody told us about... More

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Columbia, Kentucky, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Though the outside may look "questionable" to Americans, the inside was very nice. Excellent service by friendly staff; delicious complimentary breakfast; clean; spacious. We spent a week here while my husband was in the area for business and it is very well located to a large, nice shopping district & several historic buildings worth seeing--all within easy walking distance. We... More

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Address: Viehofer Platz 5, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen > Stadtkern
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Hotel Class:3 star — City Hotel Essen 3*
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