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“Free parking, great breakfast, stunning view of castle at night.” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel garni Altenburgblick
Panzerleite 59, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #16 of 40 Hotels in Bamberg
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“Free parking, great breakfast, stunning view of castle at night.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2009

The Hotel garni Altenburgblick has parking which is such a plus in Bamberg which is a walled medieval city. We drove around and around trying to find parking since we arrived so early, but could not find any. We decided to go to the hotel, and it was such a relief to park and walk. The hotel room was very clean. We enjoyed the balcony. The outside is a bit 1970's, but the inside decor of the room was new. The breakfast was truly excellent!!!!!!! The Bamberg New Residence Palace will do a free English tour if you e-mail them ahead of time.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2008

We arrived in Bamberg without reservations and so a friendly guy at another hotel called the Hotel Altenbergblick and booked us 2 rooms there. When we arrived we were a bit apprehensive because the exterior of the hotel is kind of a '70's grey concrete apartment and we entered through their small back door from the parking area. The reception area was okay and their breakfast room was big, bright and airy so it being late and us being tired, we decided to stay. Their hallways could use a fresh coat of paint and new carpeting but once we got into our rooms they were clean, and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was also very clean (maybe recently renovated) but behind the crisp white sheers their window frames were old with peeling paint and the room safe must have been one of the first ones ever made.
It is located in the midst of a residential area about a 10 to 15 minute walk into the old town. We did have a nice view of the old castle on top of the hill. The breakfast buffet was quite nice. All in all after a good nights sleep I would say it was okay for our one night stay but the place could be improved with a bit of a reno.

  • Liked — Very nice breakfast
  • Disliked — Hallways could use a facelift
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2007

This is an exremely friendly, modern, confortable hotel located on a hill above the city center of Bamberg. It sits amidst a very nice residential neighborhood about a 20 minutes "Spazieren" (scenic walk) from the city center, with part of the way being a pedestrian walkway that skirts the grounds of the Dom. The breakfast buffet offered excellent Bavarian fare, many of the items like preserves being home-made, and delicious dairy, grain, and wurst choices. Seating was available in a glass-enclosed room with garden views. Staff was extremely helpful and polite. Parking is available free on-site.

  • Liked — Location away from crowds and noise
  • Disliked — Condition of hallways
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Panzerleite 59, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Bamberg
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Ranked #16 of 40 Hotels in Bamberg
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Number of rooms: 42
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