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Ibis Nuernberg Altstadt
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Koenigstrasse 74 | 90402 Nurnberg, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Altstadt - St. Lorenz)   |  
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Ranked #28 of 128 hotels in Nuremberg
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The hotel is in a really great location, close to railway station, close to city center, good restaurants nearby, paid parking in a short walking distance. Hotel is clean, price fair, breakfast is nothing special but OK with a expectable standard. One thing which was bit annoying was quite a noisy heating during night.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

My sister and I stayed here for 2 nights in December for the Christmas Markets. The location was great-very close to the train station but inside the old town. The Christmas Market was less than a 10 minute walk, but often took us longer because of our visits to the shops/stands along the way.

Our room was on the 6th floor with nice views of the town. Our room was clean and we felt like we had plenty of room and storage space.

We did not opt for breakfast, so can't comment on that. Other reviewers have mentioned the unfriendly staff; however, this was not our experience. Soon after arriving, I asked the staff person where I could make a local call to cancel an existing reservation I had at another hotel(I forgot to do this before leaving home), and she called and cancelled it for me. Another staff person treated us to a piece of chocolate when we asked what their favorite brand of chocolate was. They were always polite and helpful to us.

All in all, a very good stay!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The previous reviewers say it all -- the location is fabulous, just inside the Altstadt on the main shopping drag, within a few hundred yards of the train station.

Unfortunately, we encountered the same grumpy staff others have mentioned, but they won't deter me from staying there again. The price sure was right.

Upon arrival, we were greeted by the first of our non-smiling front desk gals, who went through the motions to check us in. She gave us a non-smoking room, overlooking a back courtyard/fire-escape. We were glad for the quiet.

The room was a typical Ibis room -- spacious enough, spotlessly clean and a decent bed with fluffy duvets. However, the pillows were pathetic -- itsy bitsy ones, the tiniest we've ever encountered. Almost like they were for toddlers! But, they supported our head and we made do.

We spent 2 nights there, over a weekend. Nuremberg seems to really hop on the weekends, with lots of folks in the bars and on the street. We did hear some noisy/drunk guests in the stairwell/hallways late on Saturday night, but other than that, it was pretty quiet.

During our comings and goings, none of the front desk staff ever said good morning or hello to us or smiled. Very strange. I spoke to them in German, too, same reaction. We've stayed in a few Ibis hotels before, and the employees are usually very friendly. Maybe they banish the grumps to this place in Nuremberg? Who knows.

But, if you don't need friendly service and are just looking for a cheap place to stay in a neat town, this will do.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Ibis Nuernberg Altstadt

Address: Koenigstrasse 74 | 90402 Nurnberg, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Middle Franconia > Nuremberg > Altstadt - St. Lorenz
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Nuremberg
#17 Romantic Hotel in Nuremberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Nuernberg Altstadt 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located 150 m from the railway station and 7 km from the airport, the Ibis Nüernberg Altstadt hotel is located in the heart of the old city. Book one of our 53 rooms, all with Wifi Internet access. The hotel also features a bar, a 24 hr snack service andundercover public pay parking. The centre of Nuremberg is 800 m away. The Meistersingerhalle cultural and convention centre is 4 km away, and the Opernhaus is 200 m from the hotel. The Nuremberg Arena is 4 km away. Pets accepted. ... more   less 
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