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“Great location in Bratislava” 5 of 5 stars
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Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hviezdoslavovo namestie 3, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia   |  
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Ranked #21 of 92 Hotels in Bratislava
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“Great location in Bratislava”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for business so the price was great. Had a business class room which was huge but an inside view. The breakfast was included and one of the best buffets I have had. The front door opens out to the central square where the opera house is and part of the quaint old city

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Dear guest.

Thank you for staying with us and for giving us the feedback on your stay.
We are happy to read that you had a good stay and that our breakfast was one of the best you've ever experienced.

We hope that Bratislava will be on your list over destinations again soon and that you will again chose to stay with us.

Until the next time, have a great summer
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pattaya, Thailand
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

location is advantage for this hotel compare to other same price range. lots of thing to do nearby. It's right in old town where you can go to castle, restaurant within walking distance. Breakfast is also very good. Staff are very good. Nice view from room where you can see castle on the left of panorama view of the old beautiful city. Definitely will stay here again

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Dear guest.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your valuable feedback.
We are delighted that you highlighted our staff and our breakfast, as we truly believe that these areas are crucial for our industry.

We hope to see you back in Bratislava again and that we can have the pleasure of welcoming you to our Hotel again soon.

Best wishes from us.
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The Radisson Blu Bratislava is an historic hotel in the centre of the Slovak capital. It is an imposing but attractive building on the edge of a large, busy square. Inside the hotel is clean and well presented. I was in a "Business Class" room, 305, which seemed to signify having a view and a Nespresso machine and little else!! The room itself was spacious and had a good working area and comfortable bed. A flat screen TV has a reasonable range of channels, including CNN and BBC World. The bathroom was also large, but watch out as the shower screen doesn't meet the wall, so water ends up on the floor. The room looked out onto the square, so there is some noise at night, plus you notice the trams from the moment they start running at about 0530 in the morning!

Breakfast was passable, I had hot food on one day only but found the pork sausages available rubbery and unpleasant. However there is a good enough choice of breads, cereals, yogurts, salads, meats and cheese, so everyone will find something. The restaurant breakfast is served in is bright and airy.

The staff were all polite and friendly, and when I asked where the Business Centre was on my last day, I was not merely pointed in the direction, but actually taken there!

Location-wise, the hotel is well positioned in the Old Town. Bratislava is a small city and the Old Town represents the bulk of the tourist element. I was able to walk around several times and at all times felt safe and comfortable. There is a huge choice of cafes, restaurants and bars in walking distance of the hotel and, if you hanker for something familiar, a McDonalds just across the square! There are also pleasant walks along the bank of the Danube, the conference I was attending was just a 15 minute walk along this route. About another 15 mins to the east is a large, modern shopping centre, Eurovea, with a range of shops, (including M&S!) restaurants and cinema.

If you wish to travel further afield, the tram system is located adjacent to the hotel, there are alos river cruises and a boat link to Vienna on the Danube.

Overall, I'd be very happy to stay in this hotel again.

Room Tip: Get a high floor looking over the square towards the castle end of the building, this will take you...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Dear guest.

Thank you for your insights regarding your recent trip to Bratislava. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a good experience in our city.

We would love to welcome you back with us and hope to see you here soon again.

Wish you a great summer.
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christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Great hotel for business travel. Centre of the city, quite rooms and great food.
There are lots of restaurants and shops within walking distance.
I only speak english and managed to communicate well. Real easy place to stay.

Room Tip: The upgrade to the business rooms is a good deal, the breakfast is very good.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Dear guest.

We are delighted that you had a good experience with us and that you enjoyed Bratislava as a city. We hope that you will return to us soon on Business or leisure. Either way, we will make your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one.

Best regards
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Tetbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The hotel is clean and comfortable and centrally placed. The rooms airy, but the view out of the back rooms is a bit bleak and Soviet in style! The city is small and interesting, the Slovakian people do need to smile a bit more though!
Cafe Politik is a great place for a coffee or glass of wine -cheap too! (just round the corner from the hotel towards the Catheadral).
Vienna can be rached by train within an hour and is well worth a trip - nicer than smelly Paris!!!!

Room Tip: Get a room at the front of the hotel!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Dear guest.

Thank you for your feedback and comments regarding your stay with us.
We are happy that you were overall happy with your stay and with what Bratislava had to offer.

We hope you will return and that we can have the pleasure of accommodating you again.

Best regards
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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

spent 4 nights in this hotel, good location, very clean, great breakfast, one of the best hotels we stayed in. As for bratislava city, its very small, you can walk the major sites in few hours.my advice is a one day stay two at most,there is not much to see really.its very expensive.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, March 5, 2013
Dear guest

Thank you for your comments on our Hotel and also on our fantastic city that we are so proud of.
We are very happy that you rated us as one of the best Hotels you have stayed in and it gives me great pleasure to report this back to our staff who work hard everyday to give the best to all guests.

Now that you have experienced what Bratislava have to offer, we really hope that you will be back to visit us again and also share your experiences to friends and families so we can take care of them to.

Wish you all the best
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Teesside
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Spent a three night break at this hotel and I really don't think we could have done any better in terms of value for money and location. The hotel is a beautiful building on a square just minutes away from the old town and within sight - though quite a climb - of the castle. Our room was great: right at the front of the hotel, so a great view, and with everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. The room and the bathroom were both very clean and spacious. The only small niggle was that the beds were a bit softer than we would have liked, but then that's all about personal taste.
The breakfast was great. Plenty of choice and not at all crowded, though the hotel was pretty quiet the whole time we were there. We didn't try out the restaurant for an evening meal because there are plenty of restaurants within five minutes walk of the hotel.
All in all, would definitely choose to stay here again if I went back to Bratislava.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Robert H, General Manager at Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, responded to this review, March 5, 2013
Dear guest.

Thank you for your valuable comments and feedback regarding your stay with us.
We are truly delighted that you chose our Hotel, and that we managed to exceed your expectations so that you had a great time in our Hotel.

We hope to see you in our lovely city again soon, and of course we hope that you will return to us as well. Also this time for dinner. We will impress you.

Wish you all the best and may 2013 continue to be a great year for you too.
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Address: Hviezdoslavovo namestie 3, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
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Location: Slovakia > Bratislava Region > Bratislava
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Bratislava
#14 Business Hotel in Bratislava
#20 Luxury Hotel in Bratislava
#23 Romantic Hotel in Bratislava
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Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava 4*
Number of rooms: 168
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