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Hotel Barbarossa

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Obermarkt 8-12, 78462 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Turku, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We took the train to Konstanz from Zürich to make use of the currently strong franc against euro, and spent the night at Hotel Barbarossa. The location in the Old Town is excellent, not far from the train station but far enough that you don't hear the noise of the trains, and as it is in the pedestrian zone there... More 

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is an old hotel that we thought was pretty classy. We enjoyed staying there during the Christmas Markets and found it to be very convenient. The breakfast was very good and the day we left, they prepared us a to go meal because we had to leave so early. We definitely would go back. The staff treated us very... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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84 reviews 84 reviews
74 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We arrived from Stockholm (Sweden) by a Lufthansa flight to München, and then by a rented car via Lindau and Bregenz driving at the south (!) side of the Bodensee to Konstanz (260 kilometres/161 miles drive). It would have been a bit shorter to drive at the northern side...which we did on the return some days later (we wanted to... More 

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Yorkshire, England
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Barbarossa is well situated in the pedestrianized Altstadt of Konstanz, surrounded by shops, cafes, and historic buildings. It is an easy 5 minute walk to the railway station, the boat landing stage and the lake, making it a good base for exploring the area by public transport. Over the years, the hotel appears to have been extended into neighbouring... More 

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Ringwood, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I couldn't believe my eyes I'd just asked the waitress the German for different greetings when back she came to the table with a list of 6 German greetings ... and the entree hadn't arrived! The food was part of our bike ride package amours Lake Konstanz, so it was never going to be 5 star Michellin quality but ........ More 

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Essex
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed here for a week on a half board basis. We took the lift to the top floor and then had a higgledy piggledy walk to reach our room. All rooms are decorated differently and ours was in a Roman/Greek style, with sandy coloured walls, 'distressed' furniture and a chandelier above the comfortable bed. We loved it. Breakfast was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed here five nights while attending a conference at the Uni. Our top floor room was not spacious by any stretch of the imagination, but it was bi-level, had a nice view of the square below. The bed (two singles pushed together) was decently firm. There's a little porch on the top floor for common use which is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
167 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a traditional German hotel with lots of history, just a 5 minute walk from the railway station. The staff on reception were very friendly and efficient. Our room, which faced the square, was fairly basically furnished but was comfortable and had a nice view. Breakfast was one of the best buffets we have had in Germany - lots... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Hotel Barbarossa is a moderately priced but attractive and comfortable hotel right in the heart of Konstanz. it is easy strolling distance from good restaurants, historical attractions, and the harbor where boats await to take one to any corner of the Bodensee--Meersburg, Mainau (the Flower Island), or other destinations around the lake. I biked from the hotel to the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed in a room to the back--no street noise, no disturbing lights or activities during the night--so it was a peaceful, restful abode for our two nights. Breakfasts were nicely presented and certainly met the standard of continental hotels. Wifi was unproblematical and the TV worked fine. We appreciated the technical solution to an odd room shape--the flatscreen TV... More 

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