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BEST WESTERN Hotel Geheimer Rat

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Goethestrasse 38, 39108 Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in Magdeburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What? WLan connection rather than wifi. Good parking, but a bit far out of the old town (say 20 minutes walk). Room was fine, except there were no blanking blinds, so if you are concerned about not being able to sleep in light, this is not a good choice. Dinner was ok. Steak excellent, bread awful. Fresh fruit salad for... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

If you have a satellite navigator, trust it! Otherwise you will not find this hotel. A "healthy" walk from the city centre. A typical BW hotel with its own charm.Old building but modern inside. Spacy and comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast included. Parking place either in yard or garage.

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Thank your for your stay and your positive evaluation. Best regards Ingo Rektorik (owner) More 

Espoo, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I chose this hotel basically only because I was arriving late to Magdeburg. Cheaper and/or more central hotels did not have 24 hour reception like Geheimer Rat. It was still only 15 minute walk from the train station to the hotel. Its true that this hotel is a little bit distant from the city center but then again Magdeburg is... More 

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geheimerrat, Inhaber at BEST WESTERN Hotel Geheimer Rat, responded to this review

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come... More 

Hameln, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The hotel was very cold and unappealing with a lot of wasted space. And a very inconsiderate member of staff with a porche, reved its engine alot.breakfast wasn't bad but only basic , we where not given an option with the water in our room ,and charged for 2more.

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Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie uns Ihre Kritikpunkte detaillierter übermitteln. Nur so können wir Schwachpunkte abstellen. Ihren Hinweis, unser... More 

London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you don't have sat nav I suspect you will never find this hotel. Its tucked away in the middle of a complicated one way system. There a car park and plenty of public parking nearby. The hotel is located in the middle of a largely residential area. The street its on has wide strip of grass and a stream... More 

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Thank you for your incitations. Maybe we will see us in our hotel again. Best regards Ingo Rektorik (ownwer) More 

Ennis, Republic of Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Tired of chain hotels? You could be anywhere in certain well known chains...not the case with Hotel Geheimer Rat. Yes...a rather unfortunate combination of a not very well-regarded chain and a not very well appreciated rodent. Well, that was my thought as I entered to stay in the very German hotel. However, German food, German hospitality and German efficiency- so... More 

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Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come... More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Atrocious service in every respect!!! Following a disasterous booking experience with the agents - booking.com, we set off on our Christmas trip to Germany hoping all would be well. Upon check in, we were greeted by a less than warm welcome and were afforded VERY basic service and communication. Our first impression of our room was one of 'OK' but... More 

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Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future.... More 

Munster, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for 1 evening before travelling back home. -the first impression of the hotel isn't too positive as the entrance is somewhat small and the entrance area generally looked a bit tired. The hotel shouldn't be judged on first impressions however as the rooms were actually clean, tidy and spacious. The staff were particularly friendly and... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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248 reviews 248 reviews
148 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

This hotel is a pleasant surprise in Magdeburg. The centre of town is rather boring being totally rebuilt after WW2 but the hotel is in an old quarter that was spared. I got a warm welcome from the staff and the room was very nice with a writing desk, comfortable bed and nice bathroom. All neat and clean. Free Wifi... More 

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Cambridge
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

The hotel is set in a quiet, tree-lined avenue in Magdeburg about a 15-20 min walk from the railway station. I stayed in a single-bed room (number 55) which was immaculately clean and faced the rear of the hotel. There was no bath in the bathroom, only a shower but this had lots of hot water. The bed was comfortable... More 

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Address: Goethestrasse 38, 39108 Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Location: Germany > Saxony-Anhalt > Magdeburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Geheimer Rat 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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#4 Business Hotel in Magdeburg

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