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“Convenient Hotel in Bamberg” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel National
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Luitpoldstrasse 37 | 96052 Bamberg, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany (Formerly Ringhotel)   |  
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Ranked #14 of 40 Hotels in Bamberg
Ottawa, Canada
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398 reviews 398 reviews
66 hotel reviews
Reviews in 141 cities Reviews in 141 cities
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
“Convenient Hotel in Bamberg”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for two nights while on Oktoberfest Tour with Bayern Trips. Centrally located - short walk from train station and historic sites. Our room was very small only a few feet on each side of our double bed. Good breakfast. WiFi.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 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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Munich, Germany
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

For the price I paid, I had expected more... It's old and not so close to the center. The bathrooms need an urgent renovation and the breakfastroom is too small for the amount of tables they have put in it. 70 € would had been ok, but 94 is too much for what they offer!!!!! Either they renew the hotel or they should lower the prices. I was very disappointed...

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Benning, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

This hotel was located near the train station and is within walking distance to everything. The room for a single person was what it is but that's expected in Europe. I would recommend this hotel to anyone and the staff was nice and a restaurant was located in the hotel, the too.

Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
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Toronto, Canada
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232 reviews 232 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Hotel is located near central station, three minutes away on foot and five minutes from Old Rathaus. Hotel is very clean and relatively cheap. Please try negociate price in person if it is off season. Hotel employees are not very friendly.

Room Tip: Ask front desk to get quiet room. Room facing main street might be noisy.
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  • Stayed October 2011, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

The staff was wonderfully friendly and helpful. It is likely that the hotel has seen better days, an little updating and cleaning would make this hotel a great place to stay in Bamberg. On-site parking was a benefit.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Like most hotels in Europe, the room was small. However, the twin beds were separate allowing for more privacy. The rooms were outdated and could use a facelift.

The reception was welcoming and the staff friendly. Laundry facilities are located in the cellar in housekeeping. Hotel charged us 5 euros at check out. They did not disclose the fee in advance.

Just a short walk from the train station and alstadt - old town. The room was quiet in the evening. The complimentary breakfast buffet was excellent. Vast array of meat, cheese, cold cereals, bread, yogurt, fruit and vegetables. Eggs and sausage too.

Hotel had a lift to the third floor and on-site restaurant which looked inviting but we did not try.

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Tuscany
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19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

Pros: Quiet position and nice breakfast
Cons: They advertise there is a restaurant BUT they guy told us that it is usually closed (?), they advertise internet connection BUT the lady told us "now it is not working, I will bring you the necessary access codes later" (I am still waiting for a sign from her). The entrance to the underground garage is narrow and steep.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel National

Address: Luitpoldstrasse 37 | 96052 Bamberg, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany (Formerly Ringhotel)
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Bamberg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 40 Hotels in Bamberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel National 3*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Look forward to a 3 stars *** hotel with comfort and atmosphere. The hotel offers all comfort of a business hotel in traffic-favorable situation. Business travellers, tourists, cultural enthusiast, families and groups count to our company circle. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
National Hotel Bamberg

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