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Hotel National

3.0 of 5
Luitpoldstrasse 37 | 96052 Bamberg, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany (Formerly Ringhotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Hotel National for only one night but... It was the perfect place for a base to explore Bamberg. Breakfest was very good and parking was easy. The rooms are upstairs and there is no elevator pack light.... There are many fine resturants nearby and walking around at night was a great way to see the city... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Hotel National is a 4 minute walk from the train station and about a 10 minute walk to the old town. Okay, the room and the bathroom was a little small, but I got a great rate by booking ahead and the staff is friendly and helpful to the extreme. A really great feature is the breakfast bar as it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Generally speaking it is a reasonable hotel, but I must draw attention to the future visitor and the hotel management, Room 203 has bedbugs. I got badly bitten, total 16 bites, on my face, back of the neck, arms and legs. My demonologist has confirmed it was indeed bedbugs bites. I stayed for 5 nights, the first 2 bites on... More 

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Leeds, UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

2-3 mins walk from the main train station and about 15 mins walk from the Old Town. It's old-fashioned but not in a bad way, doesn't feel tired. Rooms were clean, bed was comfortable, breakfast was very good. Overall not faults (apart from the rather disturbing mannequins staring at you as walk down the stairs!), just not amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
58 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The hotel is reasonably well located between the train station and town. Maybe 5 min to train station, 10 min to town. The rooms were adequate and clean but not what you call flash. The price we paid was relatively high given it was near the festival in Aug, so we felt it was not up to the price. The... More 

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Bamberg, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I went with a friend to Bamberg and booked this hotel for about 75€ a night. The location is very good, near the train station. About 1km walk to the old city. The hotel is a bit old fashioned with an elevator from 70-80's. The rooms were extremely nice, my friend even got a room with two (floors) The downstairs... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is a few minutes' walk from the main railway station and from two of Bamberg's best pubs (Fässla and Spezial). The town centre is about ten minutes' walk away. The rooms are clean and comfortable and there is a decent buffet breakfast. Only gripe is that there is only one English language TV channel - the absolutely dire... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice hotel. The sound proof windows were a nice surprise when during our stay Germany won the football world cup and there was a total chaos of supporters, fireworks, and cars honking for hours. The breakfast even had some vegetables, which is not a certainty in Germany.

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Grafenwohr, Germany
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I was in Bamberg with some friends one friday night and as it got later in the night the train stopped running so I stopped by at Hotel National because I needed somewhere to stay to get some rest before I went back home the next morning. I went to the front desk to ask if they had any rooms... More 

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Northern California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

An older hotel we stayed in only for one night. Appreciated reasonable price within reasonable walking distance of old city in Bamberg. Room was fine if not somewhat small. Appreciated free wifi. Breakfast was surprisingly impressive and extensive - even had soft boiled eggs with text to bring a smile. Mine said -"when you smile the whole world smiles with... More 

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