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Famosa Hotel
Ranked #96 of 244 Hotels in Dusseldorf
Bend, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Service was fantastic - really friendly, accomodating & helpful staff! My room was great - decent size, fairly basic, but very nice, with a comfortable bed & a big patio (bonus!). About 10 minute walk from train station & about a 20 minute walk to downtown... At first I thought it was too far to Alstadt, but there is shopping all along the way & it felt very safe, even late at night. There is also a market just a couple doors down, which was terrific to have nearby. Great value & will absolutely stay here again if I get back to Dusseldorf!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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london
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46 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

I stayed here last year and this visit was equally good (my only ever 5* rating). Perfect cleanliness, simple but good facilities, private bathroom on the floor, no breakfast for 35 euros a night. Its about a 7 min walk from the central station, not the greatest location. A 20 minute walk to Konigsalle, 25 min to the old town, or just walk to the station and take the reliable metro.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Overveen, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Arrived on Saturday afternoon roughly around 1400. Left the car in front of the hotel (on the street). We checked in and the owner immediately asked to go to the upfront reserved parking as we spoke or to do later. As the car was on the street we decided to do right away and the owner guided us to a parking spot located behind doors (so safe). After that he informed us that the 2 of us got the biggest room of the hotel (as he said you can play soccer in). Obviously quite doubting but when we arrived at the room it was indeed the room at the attick with yes (6) beds and the space was huge. Room basic but very clean, big flatscreen, WIFI for free so what more would you need.
Walk to city center is very simple and roughly 15 minutes, the water front would take 20 minutes.
Breakfast was until 10 Sunday morning but after a night out we slept in so arrived for check out at 1030 at the reception. Again the owner was there (does he sleep anyway?) and told us, well you guys are indeed late but breakfast is for sure still possible. We enjoyed the breakfast, rolls, eggs, yoghurt, all you would need and after that we left with a great posistive feeling. Professionally I've been in so many business hotels wher they pretend to have service; the Famosa Hotel has even more; Service with a capital S.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gerhard A
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malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

The hotel is very close to the centre and it is only minutes away fromthe main station. The staff at the hotel and very helpful and friendly, in fact they helped us us the interenet to locate the funparks close by. Rooms are well cleaned aswell. The breakfast is also sufficient to start of the day with. We where 8 of us divided into two rooms and it really is a very good and ideal hotel to visit if you had to go to Dusseldorf :) Thank you

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank glenda c
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

The location was really great - a 10 min walk from the train station, from the shopping street or from the old town. The staff were very helpful. Indeed small rooms with no A/C and a bit noisy if you keep the window open but clean and comfortable for a couple of nights stay. TV programs only in German. Highly recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Elen T
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights in July.
Great location on edge of city centre. Good value for money. Rooms basic but clean. EXCELLENT value breakfast (only 5 euros) with a great selection of food.
Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank aliqmul
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Miami Beach, FL
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012

We needed accomodations for 3 and I looked for places that had beds instead of couch. The room was clean, big, and the beds were comfortable. The parking is very secure and next to hotel.There is no AC so we had to sleep with the windows open, which is no problem except for the noisy street that is on. It is not the best part of town but we never felt unsafe.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Susana S
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Property: Famosa Hotel
Address: Koelner Str. 30, 40211 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Dusseldorf > Stadt-Mitte
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Ranked #96 of 244 Hotels in Dusseldorf
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Hotel Class:3 star — Famosa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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