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Hotel Michalska Brana
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bastova 4, Bratislava 81103, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)   |  
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Ranked #19 of 92 Hotels in Bratislava
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Lovely hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Located on a pedestrian or walking street along the old town square .The hotel is an old building but well renovated.
Our room was clean and nice.
The reception personnel were very helpful.
Breakfast was simple and good.If I return to Bratislava defiantly I will not even consider any other hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The hotel is located in the Old Town and the wall opposite the main door is covered in graffitti but don't be put off. The location is great for the city and the premises are great. Friendly reception staff. good rooms (which are doubleglazed for any sound problems and it has Air con) Breakfast basic but good. Nice garden at the rear. All in all a good choice.
Travel to Vienna is easy with the bus from Novy Most (centre-underneath bridge) for 12 euros return. Good and efficient. Bus station in Vienna is edge of town but right near easy to use and cheap Metro)
One recommended trip is Authenticslovakia.com. They took four of us around the city for over two hours visiting more 'out of the way places' from communist past. Nice young lad who was open to discussing anything about his countries culture, tradititions or lifestyle. They also arranged an airport transfer door to door in a nice Merc for 23 Euros for the four of us.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NYC
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I have absolutely no complaints about the hotel itself. The staff was friendly, spoke English and was very courteous and helpful. The hotel room was clean and comfortable with all the amenities you would expect and great security. The hotel location was right in the middle of the historical city center and as a tourist to Bratislava, the part that’s most interesting. But the location also created problems. There is no car access to this part of the city and the taxi driver had to drop me off a few blocks away. It was difficult to roll luggage on crowded cobble stone streets. The hotel is also right near all the restaurants and bars which were open and full of people until nearly 5 am. I could hear the music all night long. My hotel fee included a breakfast but breakfast wasn’t being served until 8 am, which didn’t help me since I had to check out at 7 to catch my train. The receptionist was nice enough to make me a cup of coffee. None of the nearby coffee shops, not even Starbucks were open for breakfast until 8 am either, which is not surprising since people didn’t leave bars until just a few hours before. I had a room on the 3rd floor, it was a great room with two very comfortable single beds. But the room is in a converted attic with a gabled roof. It’s a good thing that I’m petite in stature. Anyone above average height would only be able to walk in the middle of the room. Over all it was a great stay with a few buts.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Hotel is nicely furnished, rooms are smaller but very nice, great bathrooms.
Great breakfast is served buffet style every morning.
Location is perfect for access to historical sites and restaurants, but there is no direct car access. You have to walk short distance to the hotel.
Staff was very helpful.

  • Stayed September 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, MA
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30 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My wife, one year old daughter and I stayed at the MB for one night in September of 2013.

Location: At first glance, the location is excellent as it is 50 feet from St. Michael's Gate and many shops and restaurants. The location is horrible when it comes time to sleep. The adjacent night clubs play very loud music well into the next morning. This made sleep very difficult. I suggest bringing ear plugs if sleep is a priority.

Room: The room was spacious, modern and very clean.

Service: The service was minimally helpful. E.g., I requested a late check out (1 hour) from two different people working at the front desk the day before check out to accommodate my daughter's nap the following morning. Both told me "no, this is impossible." I offered more money and asked about other options but the staff were unwilling to negotiate or offer suggestions. This was an unpleasant first.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Istanbul
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Location is perfect, ladies in the reception are very nice, helpful. Breakfast is variable and good in range. rooms are very comfortable, clean, newly and modern decorated. ı would recommend every traveller to this hotel.

Room Tip: we stayed at second floor which has a view of front street as i remembered it was number 21.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I enjoyed staying in this hotel. The location is absolutely perfect. Right in the middle of the Old Town, which is my favourite part of Bratislava. The room is spacious and clean. Breakfast is really good. I would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Additional Information about Hotel Michalska Brana

Address: Bastova 4, Bratislava 81103, Slovakia
Location: Slovakia > Bratislava Region > Bratislava > Staré Mesto
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Bratislava
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Michalska Brana 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Michalska Brana is located in a very quiet street of the pedestrian zone of the Old Town, Bastova Street 4. Bastova Street is considered to be the narrowest and most romantic street of Bratislava. Street itself tells many stories. It was built in 13th and 14th century and in medieval age and for centuries it used to be famous for being a home of the city hangman. His house was demolished and replaced with a new baroque building in the middle of 18th century right facing the property of our hotel. Hotel Michalska Brana is neighboring to majority of embassies and also therefore our location is very safe. All sights on hand - we are only a 1 minute walk to nearby Saint Michael’s Gate, cafe and entertainment Michalska Street or medieval Kapucinska Street, just about a 5 minute walk to the Opera or Presidential Palace. The nearby Bratislava Castle you can reach in 20 minute walk, which is a time you need to get to Danube River too. ... more   less 
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