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“Oldish but fine” 4 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Hotel Kurfuerst Wilhelm I
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Wilhelmshoeher Allee 257, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany   |  
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Ranked #9 of 51 Hotels in Kassel
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“Oldish but fine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

The hotel is too expensive (€112 per double) for what it offers. Rooms are rather large, but also oldish. Breakfast (not included) offers all the essentials, but is very far from the variety that can be usually found in the German hotels. I would have given it 3 stars if not for their free wifi and a nice bar/restaurant where one can have lunch/dinner/drink at a very reasonable price . Would recommend a Suisse restaurant Matterhorn-Stubli nearby.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

After 12 hours in the car, we were very happy to arrive at the hotel. The lady in the reception was incredibly service-minded and made us forget how exhausted we were. The kids were thirsty and suddenly there were fresh water and candies available. What a wonderful welcome. The room is very nice and they even have free internet and free minibar! Amazing value for money - you just HAVE to stop here!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2007

I went to Kassel to see the Documenta exhibition this summer, and was looking for a hotel not too far from the museum spaces. Hotel Kurfürst Wilhelm I is located next to the railway station, a ten minute tramride away from the city center. The tram leaves every five minutes. The hotel gave us a free travelcard, and a friendly hotelworker was very good at providing information about trams, buses and maps.

But: If you want to be located in the city center, chose another hotel. The area around the railway station has no interest, no restaurants, no museums, no nice shops.
Also, the hotel is very simple, the room was ok and clean, but had no bathtub, only a simple shower, and we had a hard time finding the lightswitches. The breakfast buffet was ok, but nothing special.

  • Liked — The friendly staff
  • Disliked — The location and bathroom
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: Wilhelmshoeher Allee 257, 34131 Kassel, Hesse, Germany
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Location: Germany > Hesse > Kassel
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #9 of 51 Hotels in Kassel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Kurfuerst Wilhelm I 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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