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“Good budget hotel in central location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof

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InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ranked #87 of 320 Hotels in Hamburg
London
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109 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Good budget hotel in central location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Was pretty impressed with this budget hotel. It’s in a good location right across from the Main Train Station and the main shopping and commercial areas.

Rooms were as you’d expect, pretty basic but they did the job, with a comfortable bed, clean sheets and hot showers! The bathroom only had a shower, no bath but does the job it was designed for.

Didn’t try the restaurant so can’t comment on the quality of the food/breakfast offerings.

Would have no problem staying here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Perfectly placed in the centre, near shopping area, restaurants and Metro station. Breakfast was great. The rooms are cosy,clean and relatively basic. recommend for bussiness trips or weekend stays.
However,we have big problems with heating. It didn't worked at all. And it was the coledst winter in Hamburg ever (in January) even some parts of the port an river were frozen. The stuff was very rude and not helpful at all. We complained for 3 days(we've stayed one week) and they haven'teven react till our boss didn't flip out and called for manager of the hotel. Then we got room with the heating. Anyway, despite all misunderstanding I recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
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Sunderland
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396 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Attended a conference here and stayed in the hotel. This hotel has an excellent location if you're coming from the airport by train. As with other Intercitys - book early online for the best rates. It's a short walk from the train station. Taxi from the airport to the hotel was @€30

I didn't have breakfast here - although it looked good. There are lots of places to eat in the station and there is a little cafe over the road that does excellent sandwiches and half decent coffee. Like all IntercityHotels you get free city travel included as part of your stay - don't leave without it and it does allow you to travel to the airport.

As with other INtercities, very friendly front desk and bar staff. Sizeable bar/restaurant. Good conference rooms. Bear in mind that while there is *no* wi-fi internet in the rooms: you have to use a cable and mine didn't work :(. Even then it isn't free. As I've said before with should and could do better.

The hotel had good heating. My room was a standard room Nice. Clean. Some may find the lack of additional sheets and pillows inconvenient.

From a conference venue point of view - the hotel dealt well with a lot of people, the conference rooms were spacious and versatile.

So excellent staff, good location. Negatives was the wi-fi should be available/better.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The InterCity hotel is perfectly placed for the train station, excellent as we arrived from Copenhagen quite late in the evening. Room are comfortable and a good size, Beds are comfortable and we slept well. the bathroom is clean, tidy and has an excellent shower.

Given the time we arrived we had planned to eat in the hotel restaurant but it, and the bar, were somewhat soulless so we decided to head out instead. There is, however, plenty of choice outside and despite being close to the station the area feels perfectly safe. Brakfast is extortionately priced but there is an excellent bakery opposite so avoid.

Overrall a good hotel alhough the lifts are not adequate for a hotel of this size and if you are in a hurry in the morning leave plenty of time.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We spent a long weekend in Hamburg in June, and chose this as an inexpensive, convenient base. Our hotel booking included a travelcard for the metro, which we used extensively. The room was basic but fine - though the air conditioning wasn't working so we had to move room. Some great restaurants nearby.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Gordon W
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Leitrim, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Good clean hotel across the road from the main train station in Hamburg - everything pristine about it and helpful staff. Rooms and bathroom spotless. Easy walking access to city centre. Didn't have breakfast as had an early checkout.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Hilversum Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This hotel is exactly what you need when you travel by train. The location is very convenient. About 400 m from Hauptbahnhof. It is situated opposite the Kunstmuseum.
The twinroom was good enough for a short stay. It was good, clean and comfortable.
Breakfast very good and fresh.
Staff professional friendly.
The only thing I disliked was the atmosphere in the street in the evening.When we entered the hotel in the evening there was someone from the staff but he wasn't looking at people who entered the hotel.Anyone can walk into the hotel late at night.
Something for the hotel to pay attention to.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Property: InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Address: Glockengiesserwall 14/15, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
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Location: Germany > Hamburg > Hamburg-Altstadt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#59 Luxury Hotel in Hamburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof 4*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is situated centrally in the city of Hamburg, between main station, Monckebergstrasse, Kunsthalle and the Alster. Good connections by local public transport make it possible to reach all of the most important places quickly and comfortably, such as the Fish Market, the harbour, the Reeperbahn and many museums as well as the numerous shopping centres and places of entertainment. With a distance of only 2 km, the exhibition grounds are also in reach of the InterCityHotel in the centre of Hamburg. The FreeCityTicket for Hamburg included in the price of your room serves as your ticket for the free use of local public transport throughout the whole of the Hanseatic city, the surrounding area and the HADAG Elbe ferries. The comfortable InterCityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof with its 155 convenient sound-proofed rooms and individual settings for the air conditioning, is already the second InterCityHotel in the hanseatic capital. The 5 conference rooms which are combinable in part and offer a maximum in daylight and state-of-the-art technology, cater for up to 90 conference participants. For all InterCityHotels concerned the usage of the WLAN is free of charge up to 256 KB/s. ... more   less 
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