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Excelsior Congressi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Giulio Petroni 15, 70124 Bari, Italy
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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215 reviews 215 reviews
60 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The Excelsior is known as one of the top hotels in Bari. I may have been unlucky to be there in the wrong season, or perhaps in the wrong room, but I had a small, dirty, squallid room, with lights that did not work, internet that did not work, shower that did not work. The corridors have lights actioned by... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
46 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Apart from its location, which it can't help, it really needs to work on its customer service. It reminds me of Faulty Towers. The staff argue in the kitchens, dining room and on the stairs. The breakfast swings from OK to pathetic. The website said it had satellite TV but it didn't. The wifi worked in my room but my... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

If you like great views of urban degeneration, graffiti and railway tracks- this is the place for you! No restaurant, 10 minutes walk to the nearest restaurant! Wifi doesn't work it's necessary to connect via Ethernet, not much use for iPad and iPhone. I stayed at the equally appalling Lion D'Or some years ago, which must have been designed by... More

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Sheffield
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This hotel claims to be only minutes away from shops and restaurants in Bari centre - and it would be if there wasn't a blinking great railway in between! To access the main station or the FSE station, or Piazza Aldo Moro for buses ( including the airport bus) the only way is via a subway with a lot of... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

First of all: It is not the prettiest place, nor the cheapest. The breakfast is basic, too, but great if you have a sweet tooth (cakes, croissants and biscuits galore). But if you, like me, are travelling for business and need easy access to the station, the location is very convenient (2 mins walk to Bari Centrale, 10 mins to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

First this hotel lacates in a bad nieborhood "ugly & no place to go". 2nd when we chek in we where the only customers staying in this hotel !! "Scary". Third the rooms are like cells " so small & almost unfurnished ". No lights in The corodors ! It's a nightmare..

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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The room was clean, the free cable Internet provides the perfect connection, the staff was fully Ok, friendly and helpful. The location as compared with the Center and the Old City is not bad. It takes max 10 min by foot to reach the middle of the central street Corso Cavuor. All together, by walking 15 min, you are in... More

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Rome
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Stayed at the Excelsior Congressi a couple of nights for a conference; the rooms were clean comfortable and well equipped (well I had one with a jacuzzi so yay!). Overall, nothing about this hotel was exceptional, but it was very well suited for a business trip, they have several conference rooms, and just a few minutes away from a choice... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

the hotel is located in front of the train station but the quarter is not that bad. we attended a business congress there. the personnel of the hotel is helpful and the hotel is quite modern and well equipped with meeting rooms. you can reach the old city center with a 15 minutes walk while the shopping are is even... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

A smart sophisticated minamalist modern design of a hotel with a multitude or single accommodations for the business person , suites as well for conferencing. Very pleasant modern facilities, beds super comfortable, baths with showers and good water supply. Breakfast is the usual and served up nicely; croissants, yogurt, good coffee other assorted items - excellent staff quick and effecient... More

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Address: Via Giulio Petroni 15, 70124 Bari, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Bari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Excelsior Congressi 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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