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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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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The hotel is in the centre therefore everything - sightseeing, shops, tram station - is in a few-step-reach. The hotel itself could have seen better days; the room is comfortably large, however, the windows are really old, therefore all the noises can be heard from the streets. We stayed in the hotel when the wheather was very hot, that's why... More 

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Slovakia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It is nice but old hotel....the best positive of this hotel is a fact, that it is located in the centre of Debrecen.....two shopping centres are very near.... But the negative fact is non-free parking.....

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Minneapolis
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Rust, cockroaches, dirt...what a disappointment. Only the restaurant is renovated, but at the breakfast the attendant ( not waiter) was a highly tattooed guy in T shirt with a political slogan in it. The view from the hotel is magnificent, the location is excellent, but the hotel itself is sad.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Visited Debrecen for the long 1 May weekend with friends,due irs unique location,wiev and reputatipn.From outside it is still great and with perfect location,but from inside....in the rooms only the baths are OK and we were in a "renovated" room.Dirty walls,seatings are old and usef,with clear dots,the balcony would be stunning,if it would not been covered with birds leftover.Very thin... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Really the only positive thing about this hotel is its place right on the main square of Debrecen. Even the renovated rooms are tragic. the only piece that seems to be renovated is the bathroom, but certainly not well and not with quality materials. you can literally hear everything your neighbors are doing and saying. its restaurant is a joke,... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 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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