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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel. Not in the best part of Freiburg as there is graffiti on every building nearby. The rooms are small but comfortable. The bathroom is clean, with a rain shower, but the compactness makes it a bit meh feeling. The staff is friendly but not overly helpful in terms of providing recommendations for places to eat/things to do. Overall...

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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there over the weekend. The rooms are cozy - but a bit too small for my taste evens though they were well-cut and tailored. Breakfast was ok but definitely improvable. Unfortunately only limited variety of food. Staff was very friendly and forthcoming. The location was a 10 min from the city center. All in all very nice of there...

Thank Ray C
TheAlexHotel_Fr, Geschäftsführer at The Alex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RcAroundTheWorld, Warm greetings from The Alex Hotel and thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to read that we were not able to fully convince you of our product and service. Please accept our apology for the inconvenience that was caused to you by the noise you overheard in your room. Due to the fact that...

Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

The Staff was really nice. The rooms are very modern, clean and have everything you expect BUT they are really really tiny. The breakfast is okay BUT you can't have Breakfast before 7am and you have to pay extra for scrambled eggs, for rates of more than 100€/night that is ridiculous!

Thank Marcus M
TheAlexHotel_Fr, Geschäftsführer at The Alex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marcus M, Thank you very much for having taken the time to review your recent stay at The Alex Hotel. We are grateful to read your positive comments about our team and we will make sure to pass on your compliments to everybody. Also, we are very happy to let you know we have adapted our breakfast offer, so...

The Netherlands
Reviewed November 12, 2016

We love Freiburg, whenever we are travelling south we are trying to plan in and least one night. We stayed here in August 20106 with our kids and really appreciated the family friendly service. The rooms are quite small and they connecting doors, which is always important to us. The airco was working well and the rooms and bathrooms are...

Thank Nienke08
TheAlexHotel_Fr, Geschäftsführer at The Alex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nienke08, Warm greetings from Freiburg and thank you very much for your review! We appreciate your positive feedback and will make sure to pass on your compliments about the team to everybody. Please think of us again next time you are travelling south as we would love to welcome you with us again. All the best and have a...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The Alex is ideal for people on a business trip, e.g related to the university. The team is nice and helpful and the room was small but well equipped and very clean. One most strange thing is this Green sticker you are supposed to have on your car. I was there with a rental car from Switzerland. So theoretically this...

Thank Marcel W
TheAlexHotel_Fr, Geschäftsführer at The Alex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marcel W, Warm greetings from The Alex Hotel and thank you very much for your positive comment about our hotel. Please accept our apologies that the green emission sticker, which is required by law in a lot of cities in Germany, has caused trouble for you. Unfortunately, this is absolutely not something we can influence, as the city of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Came to Freiburg for business and stayed at The Alex for the third time now. I love this little intimate place. It's not perfect but they're not trying to be - I mean honestly, rates are intermediate (around 90-120€) and for Freiburg, that's great value if you don't want to stay at a standardized MotelOne! Service level is very high...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed October 19, 2016

The hotel is situated in short walking distance (5-10 min) from the station in a quiet area close to the university science campus. My room was tiny, but clean, simple and functionally furnished, and equipped with anything you may need such as A/C, safe, flat screen TV, fridge, etc. The free WiFi was sufficiently fast, my newspaper was downloaded within...

Thank Walter S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The Alex is situated slightly outside the old town , which makes it far quieter but still only 15 minutes walk to the city centre, plus being easier to park. The hotel is modern with stylish rooms. There is a bar and breakfast buffet.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The hotel is about 10 minutes walk from the station and about 20 minutes walk to the town centre. It is in a really quiet cul-de-sac. Good air conditioning. Everything looks new, clean and shiny. The room was very nice although a bit small. Excellent breakfast and pleasant staff.

Thank EyesD
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Liked the place. Its mostly centered around a business crowd who would like to have a nice place to crash. The rooms are small but sophisticated. Staff is friendly. The area is quite so you get a good sleep whenever you like.

Thank Mahjabeen I
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lean luxury for business, as well as leisure guests. Privately run, individual, small & luxurious. Adjoining Freiburg’s old town, on foot only five minutes away from the main train station, and thanks to its location in a side street, The Alex Hotel in Freiburg is ideally situated for quiet nights. Since the new opening on May 29th, 2014 Alexander Beinert and his team will be your personal hosts, welcoming you to the hotel and Freiburg in the spacious lobby area. From there, the bar which invites to drinks, and the lounge with its cozy fireplace giving you space and time for yourself, are easy to reach. Small but mighty: all 39 non-smoking guestrooms are equipped for everybody to find what they are looking for; let it be a good night’s sleep, enough space to work or simply time for themselves. Indulge in the comfortable box spring beds with fine, elegant bed linen. Large windows, air-conditioning in all of our rooms, and a large working space are only some features to the The Alex guestrooms. Let your day in Freiburg start with a refreshing shower, as all bathrooms are equipped with a rain shower. We also offer 4 outside parking spaces as well as 5 parking spaces in the garage. Advanced reservations recommended. The garage is not suitable for very large cars. PS: we are happy to be a smoke-free hotel. ... more   less 

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Address: Rheinstr. 29, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (Formerly Hotel Atlanta Freiburg)
Location: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Freiburg im Breisgau
Price Range: $124 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Alex Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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The Alex Hotel Germany/Freiburg Im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg
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#2 Business Hotel in Freiburg im Breisgau
#5 Best Value Hotel in Freiburg im Breisgau
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“Do not expect for entertainments in the hotel or for a nice view from the windows. You go to sleep there.”
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 of 5 bubbles abke550, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“I am sure that every room has the same high quality facilities but no views”
 of 5 bubbles mikeramseyer, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“For two people one of the larger rooms would be better”
 of 5 bubbles TOB_HH, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
“the room can accommodate 2 pax at most. And limited luggage space.”
 of 5 bubbles BeeLeng73, Nov 25, 2015 | Read review
“In summer, try to get a room with A/C.”
 of 5 bubbles HolidaymakerNorway, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
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