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Hotel Pod Orlem

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ul. Gdanska 14, Bydgoszcz 85-006, Poland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Bydgoszcz and this hotel was highly recommended. It is clear why, as this hotel is lovely. The staff was so kind, the buffet was beautiful and delicious. I stayed in one of the suites and it was so nice. Big huge windows everywhere. The location is perfect. Walking distance to the town square and... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Rubinstein Apartment, that features a living room, bathroom, hall and bedroom. Pianoforte in the living room and albums with art are a very nice touch to that comfortable and quiet place. Hotel situated just in the city center with fast check in even late night. Very rich and well served buffet breakfast. Room was equipped with... More 

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Aldershot, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately Trip adviser has not got a dot between average and very good as that is where I would have placed this hotel. I do like it. It is old style, high ceilinged rooms etc, very well mannered and helpful staff. Breakfasts were the normal buffet style of cold meats, cheeses, cereals etc. Also luke warm scrambled eggs and equally... More 

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Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My wife and I had a great experience staying at this hotel from 2-9 May 15. Located just a short walk from the river and main square; there is also a mall next door for parking. Loved the historic building. Rooms were up-to-date inside and always well-serviced. All staff were pleasant and helpful. Great breakfast with plenty of options. We... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

good hotel in a great location for all main venues. 2mins from river ,square . 5mins to Mill Island. taxi to Forest Park only 20 zloty [£4].Hotel is excellent and friendly. large clean rooms and 2 great , decent priced restaurants. Downside is bar advertised as 2am but shut at 10pm.Good bar on lane adjacent and plenty of eateries nearby.

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Alcalá de Henares, España
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great experience, good service from check in to check out Close to everything and it is a must stay if you ever go to this beautiful city. The moment you get into this hotel you feel transported to the 1800's it is in a very good shape and best of all CLEAN and quiet. Breakfast buffet has a good variety.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stayed in this century old hotel for one night on a business trip to Bydgoszcz. The staff at reception was helpful. The room was very good facing the street. I love history and old heritage architecture so it was perfect for me.. The corridors and lights were dark but otherwise nice staying experience. It is situated in city center... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, amalgamation of classical style with modern devices; yet still classy. You'll find yourself in style of early 20-th century, yet with wifi and new bathrooms. The ammount of Art Deco at corrindors and restaurants resembles opera house, say La Scala. It's a very unique place.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I lived in Bydgoszcz many years ago, prior to the collapse of communism. In those days, Pod Orlem was an Orbis Hotel. Orbis represented the best of a very bad range of experiences - poor service being the most irritating. Us ex-pats would visit the Pod Orlem for a decent dinner, when food was scarce and good food almost impossible... More 

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HotelPodOrlem, Kierownik at Hotel Pod Orlem, responded to this review

Dear Reluctantvoyager, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad you decided to come back to our hotel after so many years since your last visit. Please imagine how disappointed I am that we did not meet your expectations. You are right that some of our staff are quite senior, as we employ a variety of staff of different... More 

Chilton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Lovely old hotel beautifully restored to 1920s glory. Great central location in town centre. We booked the hotel without breakfast but as we had to catch a plane in he morning we decided to get one any way. What a mistake. The supposedly hot food was just warm, bread rolls were not fresh - it looked nice enough all laid... More 

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HotelPodOrlem, Kierownik at Hotel Pod Orlem, responded to this review

Dear Izabela, Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are happy that you liked our hotel and its location. I am very sorry about your breakfast. We make sure that every ingredient (bread included) is fresh, and the dishes have the correct temperature. Unfortunately, we have made a mistake and in effect your breakfast wasn't as tasty as... More 

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