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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Rooms are comfy if a little small, food is OK, staff are freindly and welcoming. The only real gripe is that I found the rooms stiflingly hot staying there in the summer and it's by a main road so noisy if you open the window. It's not terribly convenient for the U-bahn

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 22, 2016

This hotel has smoking rooms. Staff fantastic, room a little cosy but clean, hotel not near city centre, rooms are a reasonable rate however you do have to pay for breakfast and parking, would we stay at this hotel again YES

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Edward: Tank you very much for this positive response here on TripAdvisor. We would be very pleased to welcoming you again in 2017, wishing you a wonderful christmas and the very best for 2017. Yours sincerely, Ralf J. Hoffmann Host

North Jackson, Ohio, United States
Reviewed October 20, 2016

The staff at the Hotel BW Ypsilon were fantastic! They were so helpful, pleasant and kind. They went above and beyond our expectations to assist us with all of our wants an needs. The food at the breakfast was delicious, the hotel restaurant was lovely and the food there was also excellent. I cannot complement them highly enough. It is...

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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I stay at this hotel every time I visit Essen for business. it is a clean place with very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are clean and standard Best Western quality. Breakfast fresh with good choice, again as you can get all over the world. It would be lovely if it were a little bit more characteristic. I will...

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Dsaronni, Thank you very much for that wonderful feedback here on Tripadvisor. And you are absolutely right! - Our house needs to be more characteristic regarding this area of Germany. Therefore we will redecorate the restaurant as well as the lobby in the upcoming winter break (December/January). We would be very pleased to welcoming you again, Yours sincerely, Best...

Ireland
Reviewed June 15, 2016

I hadn't stayed here in a while, but was glad I went back again. I had forgotten how good it is! The staff were friendly as always, very relaxed, and the breakfast has only gotten better (and went on until 1pm!!!!). Their check-out is 12pm, an hour later than most places, but when 12 comes and if you're still in...

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear "Irish Traveller": Thank you very much for your positive feedback about our services and staff. We highly appreciate your feedback. We would be very pleased to be your hosts again in the near future. Yours sincerely, Best Western Plus Hotel Ypsilon Ralf Host

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Might be a bit unjust as I've arrived rather late and left early in the morning, but most of what I've seen didn't impress me. The room was more Ibis standard, a lot of cheap stuff, plastic shower and the sheets weren't fully clean (some lints on it) also he room was smelling heavily after cigarettes (I'm a smoker, so...

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Noida, India
Reviewed December 23, 2015

Located close to Ruttenscheider Strasse, Ypsilon enjoys very good connectivity through U-bahn and S-bahn, 10 mins walk away and Bus, 2-3 mins walk away. Ruttenscheid has some of the best restaurants in Essen. An excellent Chinese Imbiss is a 5-min walk towards Ruttenscheid. Rooms are small, with a nice bed. Best thing about Ypsilon is its breakfast buffet. With a...

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Sir: Thank you very much for your nice comments here on trip advisor. We would love to be your host again in the near future and wish you a very happy new year 2016. Yours sincerely, Ralf Host

Basingstoke, England
Reviewed October 18, 2015

This hotel was a little off the beaten track compared to our previous Essen visits but it was worth the stay. It appears a little basic at times but offers all that you would want from a hotel. Good staff and amenities and a friendly feeling helped make the stay enjoyable. The only down side was that the bed was...

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BWYpsilon, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Aardvark66: Thank you vey much for your hotel-feedback here at Tripadvisor. Wonderful that you have been satisfied with our cast of hosts. We are very curios to know in which room you have stayed to check the "noisy bed". It would be a pleasure to welcoming you again at the BEST WESTWERN PLUS Hotel Ypsilon. Kindest regards, Ralf J....

Tring
Reviewed May 12, 2015

Very good room, a mini suite with a very comfortable bed and quiet location at the back. Excellent shower. No kettle provided but coffee and tea brought to the room free of charge on request. The settee in the suite was convertible to a single bed.A comfortable stay. Breakfasts were amazing with wonderful food and very good value. The downside...

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Sir: Only with the support and the feedback of our guest we are able to improve our overall services. Your comments on trip advisor mirrors the service – levels and the standard provided by our hosts. And during your stay we did not reach our average level when it comes to the guest services provided. Due to you comments...

Charlestown, Rhode Island
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Don't get me wrong, we were perfectly content with this room. The location worked out very well for us, the staff was friendly, the room was very clean. The bed in the room was VERY hard, if that's what you like, but we were so exhausted each night, any bed would have been fine. There was great pressure in the...

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Ralf H, Manager at Best Western Hotel Ypsilon, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment about the "Ypsilon" at Tripadvisor. We understand that it is not really the spirit of the time to use these wifi vouchers for logging into the internet. Therefore we have decided to change our internet service provider as well as to change the complete wifi hardware...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover hospitality with comfort: The Best Western Hotel Ypsilon is located in the centre of Essen, close to the Fair Ground Essen (1,2 km), your business partners in the Rhine/Ruhr area, Fair Ground Duesseldorf (25 km). The hotel provides 101 well equipped rooms with Wifi, satellite-tv, fitness centre and jogging parcours behind the hotel. Enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Hotel Ypsilon

Address: Muller-Breslau-Strasse 18 - 20, 45130 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Formerly Best Western Plus Hotel Ypsilon)
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen > Rüttenscheid
Price Range: $65 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Hotel Ypsilon 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Best Western Essen
Essen Best Western
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Essen
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“Try for a room on an upper floor on the garden side”
 of 5 bubbles dsaronni, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“at the back is much more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles aberdeenjohn, May 12, 2015 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles ProfBBB, Mar 25, 2015 | Read review
“Book in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 590lilianh, Jul 16, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing away from the hotel front and the road. Offers a much better sleep if the windows are open.”
 of 5 bubbles KentS786, May 28, 2012 | Read review
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