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Hotel Michaelis
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paul-Gruner-Strasse 44 | 04107 Leipzig, 04107 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Zentrum-Süd)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 103 Hotels in Leipzig
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Woodbridge, VA
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40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Hotel Recomended by Local”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A colleague of my German sister-in-law who is from Leipzig recommended this hotel to us. We found it top rate in all categories. Quiet, on a side road, walking distance from town center, clean, with a breakfast to satisfy all tastes. We also very much liked the fact the hotel has a parking garage where our rental car was safely tucked away. And, for European standards the rooms are large.

Room Tip: The rooms have free internet access, but only via cable - no wifi.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2009

We stayed there for five nights in May-June for the festival and really loved this hotel. Very smart and friendly personnel, clean and light rooms equipped with everything necessary, good location (8 minutes to the city centre on foot), the place is rather quite and comfortable, and breakfast is very rich with a lot of delicious food. Really good place to stay!

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2009

Nice little hotel situated outside the main city centre, but with some good bars and a few restaurants nearby.

There were a few nice touches to this hotel, and in all it looked quite smart inside with good spatious rooms and a bar, which unfortunately wasn't open when I stayed.

The breakfast was also pretty good from what I remember, with a good choice of hot and cold stuff.

Totally recommended if you're in the area, and check out the venue NaTo if you're into good indie / folk music, only a few minutes down the road.

  • Liked — Spatious rooms, good breakfast
  • Disliked — bit outside the city centre
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2006

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Hotel Michaelis during one of the World Cup games in Leipzig. We booked the hotel through the FIFA website for a great price. Overall, this was a great hotel. It looks like a deserted building from the outside and there was construction around it but the inside was recently upgraded. The nearby construction was not noisy or noticible inside the room. It took us a few tries to find the front door (there is no sign over the door and it has no handle and the doors open automatically if you get close enough) but once inside, the staff was very helpful and accomodating. Our room was a good size with large windows. The room was clean and comfortable and the bathroom was a good size.

The hotel was located 4 or 5 stops on the metro from the train station in a quiet neighborhood. It is about a 15 to 20 minute walk to the center of Leipzig. If you want to stay close to the town center or plan to do a lot of traveling on the train, another hotel may be more convenient. We did not eat at the hotel since breakfast was not included but the restaurant looked very appealing.

I would recommend this hotel for anyone who prefers modern ammendities and does not mind staying a bit outside the city center.

  • Liked — modern interior, clean room, good sized bathroom
  • Disliked — location from train station and city center
  • Tips/Secrets — If you are taking the metro to the hotel, make sure you take Line 10. It is the clostest to the hotel.
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2006

We stayed for two nights in this hotel and we really loved it. It is situated in the Sud-Vorstadt (south of the city center) but only a 15 minute walk to the center of the alt-stadt. The sud-vorstadt is a part of town with a lot of students and artists which is rapidly becoming a hot-spot I believe, so it is a nice area in itself. The hotel is very spacious and clean, with very friendly staff. They serve a copious breakfast buffet in the morning. We had a room at the front of the hotel and the only lesser thing I can think of is that you can hear the trams passing in the adjoining street, but it did not bother us. If you go there by car: they also have a car-park, which is very convenient in a big city.

  • Stayed February 2006
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Michaelis

Address: Paul-Gruner-Strasse 44 | 04107 Leipzig, 04107 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Location: Germany > Saxony > Leipzig > Zentrum-Süd
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Leipzig
#12 Business Hotel in Leipzig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Michaelis 3*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Since 1997 Michaelis has been contributing to the enrichment of all areas of the hotel and catering industry in Leipzig. It started as a small but pleasant hotel with comfortable rooms and dedicated staff. For the past 18 years, the range of our business has been continuously expanding. In this famous trade fair town, we are not only known for our traditional hotel business but we are also firmly established in the field of catering for events of all kinds. Our customers are well-known companies from the region as well as private individuals who are booking our top quality culinary services and ambitious offers for weddings, anniversaries and other events. ... more   less 
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