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“Really nice, friendly Hotel in a great location.” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Aero
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brogade 1, Svendborg 5700, Denmark   |  
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Svendborg
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Really nice, friendly Hotel in a great location.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We spent a night in the Aero Hotel, on our first ever night in Denmark. We found the town of Svenborg very pleasant, with great amenities and was really surprised how many people spoke very good english.

The Hotel receptionist was a very nice lady, who was really helpful, pointing us in the right direction of the towns amenities.

The rooms were really, really nice. Different to anything we had stayed in previous, but really nice all the same. We had a room on the top floor of the adjoining building with the marina to the right.

We didn't actually eat in the restaurant as we had lunch in the nearby "Cafe Citronen" and dinner in the fabulous Svenborgsund. We did however have breakfast, which was a really good traditional Danish breakfast offering.

All in all a good Hotel, which we will look to return to in the future when hopefully taking the ferry to Aero itself.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I've stayed twice at the Hotel Aero. Both of my stays have been fine, if underwhelming.

First off, the staff is very kind and accommodating. They go the extra mile for their patrons and are definitely personally invested in the hotel. Kudos for that.

The rooms, though, are not much to write home about. The ones on the lobby side of the street are older, but oftentimes more spacious than the annex ones. Downside to the lobby side is that most of the rooms' open up to an outdoor walkway, so you can't really leave your window all the way open at night because passersby could just hop right it. Also, you run the risk of getting the odor of cigarettes wafting from the patio below.

The annex is awful. They tout the rooms as "newer," but they were clearly put together sometime in the 70s. The bathrooms are something out of a cruise ship, with no delineation on the floor between shower and the rest of the bathroom, so water gets everywhere.

Moreover, I'm pretty sure they have mold or something along those lines. I suffered from the worst asthma streak since my childhood while I was in an annex room for a week.

There's free wifi, though, even if the signal kinda sucks. Their authentication method requires a browser validation every single time you hop back on it - as in, if you sign on and do some work on a laptop, then shut the laptop for an hour to go get some food or whatever, then come back, you must go through the whole ordeal again. It's pretty inefficient. They'd be better off just encrypting the signal and giving patrons the network password. Much, much easier. And did I mention the signal is something out of the 802.11b era?

So it comes with trade offs. Svendborg isn't exactly a hotbed for great hotels, and Hotel Aero's great staff and good location help make up for its outdatedness and other shortcomings. I'm mostly fine with the place, but I think the next time I'm in town, I'm going to have to try a different hotel.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Great staff, very helpful. Very clean, nice Danish hotel. Nice town and seaport - the hotel fits in perfectly. Staff is very friendly and wants to display the Danish culture in it's best light. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 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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Orry-la-Ville, France
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

i have been several times to this hotel : the restaurant is quite reasonnable, the personel is very nice and available, BUT, the rooms at the other side of the street are not convenient : firstly when we arrived was a lot of snow, so we had to cross the street with 20 cm snow and our luggage, then at the first floor we got our room, with view on the street -not so noisy but still some cars and trucks very early in the morning- then late in the evening when people arrived from the bar , the noise of the locks in the doors will surely make you awake! so if you go to this hotel, ask absolutly for a room in the new area, side to the inside of the hotel and not in the annex.

Room Tip: Not in the annexe.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cape Town
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

Situated close to the harbor in the picturesque town of Svendborg, the hotel has an unassuming face to the main road..inside it is filled with old world charm. The tastefully decorated room was in a modern annex. It was comfortably furnished and included tea/coffee making facilities and free Wifi access to the Internet.

The restaurant offered a good choice of excellently prepared meals. The fish of the day was very tasty. Breakfast was quite basic in comparison to other European hotels.

Parking seems a bit tricky.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We stayed here again during the summer for a whole week and were very happy. Had a large room next to the elevator, very comfortable and enjoyed the food in the restaurant as well as the whole atmosphere, the friendliness of the staff and the location. We usually stay at 5 star hotels and true not all rooms are as perfect as our last one, but all the rooms in the annex are nice. We will happily come back again.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the annex, or across the street in a separate building where you will find complet...
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Stayed while working in Svendborg. Very homely and welcoming, staff were great, could not praise more highly.
Had tried other hotels in area but found this to be the best. Lounge has real fire which adds to ambiance.

Room Tip: Stayed in many different type of rooms during my stay, the older building has carpets in rooms, newe...
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Brogade 1, Svendborg 5700, Denmark
Location: Denmark > Funen and Islands > Svendborg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Svendborg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aero 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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