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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bamberg
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Luitpoldstrasse 7, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #1 of 40 hotels in Bamberg
Stockport, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Charming & comfortable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Nice hotel, which was easy to find & with secure, underground parking (no space issue, as you often see in city car parks). The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the breakfast very good. The room was modern and comfortable, with a great view out of the window. It's a 10-15 mins walk to the Altstadt, which is absolutely beautiful! There is not a massive choice for eating / drinking in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, although there are two traditional pubs on the same street. My first choice was full (despite it being a Tuesday night!), so I went in the Brauerei Fässla, which offered tasty food at decent prices.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We only stayed here for one night but now wish we had stayed longer. Great hotel - well located, large room, fantastic breakfast, quick wi fi, coffee/pastries in lobby, parking under the hotel, friendly staff. What more can I say. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone contemplating a stay in bamberg.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Typically stay at smaller local inns when traveling in Germany. The Bamberg Best Western was a great change of pace. Clean rooms and helpful staff. Breakfast buffet was fantastic. Location is great as it is close to the train station and city center - easy walk to both.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This really was an excellent hotel. Fantastic rooms which were clean and very well maintained. Excellent air conditioning and free wifi. Free parking in secure underground car park. Very easy to find as just off one of the main roads. Good location, a five minute walk into the old town. Breakfast was excellent - great selection served in a spacious dining room. Would definately return in visiting Bamberg again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Ideally I'd like to take the Bamberg Great Western with me wherever i go, as it has everything one wants in terms of modern amenities, large well-designed rooms, cleanliness, friendly and welcoming service, good breakfasts etc. So it doesn't have a view, but it does have position. On foot it's about ten minutes from the railway station and in 20 minutes you can walk through the pedestrian precinct of Grunewald and be over the river into the old town. Which is a total treat. This great and reasonably priced hotel really makes Bamberg, the prettiest town ever, into a top experience.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This hotel provides all the basics about as perfectly as possible. The hotel was immaculately clean; our room was comfortable and well laid-out; our bathroom was new, functional, well-designed, and spacious; there was a free laundry room on our floor; the breakfast was ample and delicious; and the staff were friendly and helpful and spoke perfect English. And the hotel is an easy walk from the train station, and an easy walk to the historic/tourism area. Of course you probably realize by now that this is not one of Bamberg's charming and gemütlich historic inns and is not located in the tourist area. But if you are looking for a well-located, comfortable, clean, and well-run modern hotel this is the place.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Espoo, Finland
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The hotel is situated conveniently between the railway station and the city centre. It seems to be quite new and the room was clean, even though not especially big. Plenty of tv channels (Beate Uhse channel didn't work, even though it was on the list...) and toiletries were available. Friendly staff. Breakfast was excellent.

However, the view from the window was rather dull, there was no fridge in the room and wi-fi connection annoyingly snapped off every time when there was no data traffic for a couple of minutes or so, at least with my mobile phone (so relogging in was needed). Diners Club was not accepted.

But I can highly recommend this place, since all the fundamental things were great.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Address: Luitpoldstrasse 7, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Bamberg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 40 hotels in Bamberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Bamberg 3.5*
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