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Civis Grand Hotel Aranybika

Piac u.11-15, Debrecen 4025, Hungary
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Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Debrecen
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

WHAT I LIKED: I was amazed by it''s architecture. In the lobby it felt like in the "Grand Hotel Budapest" movie. Situated in the very center of the town is perfect for sightseeing. Continental breakfast. The lobby, the ART are both breathtaking, the rooms are really large. WHAT I DIDN'T LIKE: Thou very large and generally clean, the rooms are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The location is excellent, right on the main drag. The hotel has beautiful decor, lighting, paintings, statues, furniture, stained glass windows, and a nice atmosphere. It has a somewhat grand and old-fashioned style, which really appeals to me. It was fairly empty when I was there, so it was also very quiet. The staff were always helpful and friendly. The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Pro: big clean rooms (equipped with towels, shampoo, hairdryer and etc), tasty continental breakfast, nice view on the main square, historical building, central location, good heating, LCD TV with foreign language channels, good restaurants nearby; Cons: little bit noisy; P.S. During our 2 nights stay, we didn't meet any bugs as was written in warnings.

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Standish, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If I was asked to stay again, I would take the money and buy a sleeping bag for the park bench instead... Do not stay here. This hotel is in exceptionally poor condition. For the price you can stay in decent modern clean hotels just round the corner. As an overview the room was delapidated, bare wires, dusty in general... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I read the recent reviews with interest and amusement. My wife and nine-year old daughter stayed at the Aranybika on the night of July 1st, 1988 (Yes, you read that date correctly, 1988. Disregard whatever other date you read on this review..) We thought it a crummy hotel even then, awarding it only a grade of "C-." That compared with... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The hotel is perfectly located on the City's main drag in a beautiful fin de siécle building. We were given a slightly shabby but spacious and comfortable room on the third floor with its own front-facing balcony. After dropping our bags we headed out and didn't return until almost 1am. That was when the fun started. I went out on... More 

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Kecskemet, Hungary
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I stayed one night in this hotel and I would not recommend it to others. There were dead cockroaches on the stairs. The room was technically clean but it felt in disrepair. It was very noisy the night that I stayed. Beware if there is a function on in the hotel, the music and/or DJ can be heard from all... More 

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Godollo, Pest, Hungary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Be aware of what you will get if you stay here: This is one if Debrecen's most famous buildings right in the center, designed by the famous architect Hajos Alfred. It desperately needs renovation. When renovated, you will not be able to afford it. But right now you can get an apartment the size of a small town for dirt... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

bugs, bugs, bugs everywhere. very old absolutely need a renovation, but with this managament there is no chance for a better service. manager is just sitting behnd the desk doing nothing. never choose this hotel

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Arilje
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The location of the hotel is perfect and it is very quiet. Once you enter the hotel, you feel like you entered a museum. The elevator is spooky and do not freak out it you encounter a cockroach. It walked freely until I committed a murder, but the hotel luckily did not ask for an extra fee because I killed... More 

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