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Center Hotel Mainfranken
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   An der Breitenau 2, 90052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #39 of 40 hotels in Bamberg
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“Horrible”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

This hotel was the worse hotel I have ever stayed in. The bowling alley was extremely noisy it was on the first floor where my room was. The hotel heat went out on a night it was -11 and the water was cold. The hotel refused to give refunds but gave people who drank German beer, so much for us non drinkers. Then they wouldn't give DOD civilians or Soldiers a copy of
their receipt so we could turn it in to settle our vouchers. The only good thing was the front desk personnel was nice and most of them spoke English.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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eastatl
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

My friend and I spent one night here and totally enjoyed it! the location is great and we enjoyed the bowling area with restaurant. We had their crispy chicken burger that was just awesome! The staff was great especially the bartender! Rooms were clean with very comfortable beds. Will definitely recommend your hotel!!!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wiesbaden, Germany
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

I cannot imagine why anyone would willingly stay in this hotel. I did so only because the arrangement had been made for me in advance and the hotel was selected because of its proximity to where we be working. It is in an industrial zone of the city and bounded on one side by a very busy 4-lane road. The building is not air-conditioned and because of the extreme heat of when I stayed there in August, it was pretty much necessary to keep the window open and hear the constant noise of traffic and at night the sounds coming from the street drunks. The hotel is attached to a bowling alley, yes bowling, not Kegel and adjacent to a small comlex of stores. The staff of the hotel were extremely nice and efficient. The breakfast was really first rate. Despite its good points, I would not recommend this hotel, particularly to anyone who wanted to see the beautiful city of Bamberg.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Great hotel for TDY if you are in the Army. Great staff all of them speak english and the breakfast is great. Full breakfast. Only flaw was they don,t have free wifi. Close to everything.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cary, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

Very typical suburban hotel that was well located for our needs. Not downtown, but we were staying near a family member a bit outside of town. There is no A/C and there were mosquitoes, so be careful of a stay there in hot weather. Additionally, if you open your window you are going to have to deal with the very loud highway sounds pouring in the window until fairly late at night. Just an OK breakfast was included. Free parking and wireless was available.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2009

The best part was the shopping centre next door, they had everything you needed.
Bargain price for room but it was very plain. Good breakfast supplied FOC though.
Bamberg is a stunning place, but I wish I had picked somewhere closer to town. it was lucky we had a car.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2008

Great hotel. Friendly staff; all spoke English well. If you are on a budget, this is particularly great since the hotel has a full bar, restaurant, bowling alley and more. In the building next door, there is a pharmacy, grocery store, shoe & clothing store, DHL shipping and low cost internet access. It is also walking distance to an ALDI grocery store. I would stay here again with no reservations. The only thing I would do different is stay closer to the city center.

  • Liked — Proximity to shopping.
  • Disliked — Required taxi or bus ride to city center.
  • Stayed September 2008
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Center Hotel Mainfranken

Address: An der Breitenau 2, 90052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Bamberg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 40 hotels in Bamberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Center Hotel Mainfranken 3*
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