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Toronto, ON
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had one night in Hamburg before our return flight the following day. We reserved here because two of us were coming by train from different destinations and this hotel is advertised as "walking distance to the train station". Beware - they are talking about the "Altoona" train station which is right across the street from the hotel. We both...

Thank americanjim
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We walked to the hotel from the Central train station and became more and more nervous as we went along. There were drug dealers and prostitutes everywhere. The hotel, however, is very nice once you walk through the doors. The front desk staff was helpful, but you do need to haul your own bags up the stairs and my room...

Thank Fortheus N
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I can't get excited about this hotel. There was nothing really wrong with it, apart from less than impeccable cleanliness in the room (particularly the toilet). The bed was comfortable and everthing worked but there was a drab atmosphere everywhere but in the breakfast rooms. That brings me to a good point of this hotel: the breakfast (various kinds of...

1Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed here in the cold month of February with two friends for two days and to be honest i couldn't complain. The hotel rooms were well kept and cleaned daily. The staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and eager to help. You'll find the German people are very friendly and cool in general. If you attempt the local lingo then...

4Thank trench-mauser
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

The hotel is next to Altona train station, which provides access to all of Hamburg. The train from the airport on the S1 line stops here and takes around 20 minutes journey time. The hotel is next to the Best Western and check in is the reception of Best Western. As others have said there is no lift in the...

2Thank Liam M
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This is not a grand hotel, but then it is not expensive enough for you to expect it to be. Great location opposite Altona station but on a quiet street. Rooms basic but perfectly adequate, bathroom decor very old-fashioned but everything worked. Lovely, friendly staff.

Thank richardinluton
Nottingham UK
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This hotel was fine. The location was great, just round the corner from Altona Station.Altona is a busy area with many shops, cafes bars and restaurants, some might find it a little "rough and ready" in parts, there seems to be a fair few homeless around, and some colourful characters but this doesn't bother us. There are shops and eateries...

2Thank FelixNottinghamUK
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Altona HBF Station is very near to Cental Hotel - just 2 minutes away. Very convenient!! Getting to Hamburg HBF Station takes up to 10 minutes by S-Bahn or U-Bahn train. The room was nice yet the price is reasonable. I will come back to this hotel again.

Thank Joseph C
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2012

ideal location, made transfer from airport very easy, straight on underground approximately 30 minute ride to Altona Station, no need to change trains (2 euros 85). Hotel on a fairly quiet street adjacent to main Alton train Station. We had a room to rear so can not comment on any noise from station. Room very basic but very clean and...

Thank wildcats8
Reviewed 20 November 2012

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Central in Hamburg As its name suggests, the Hotel Central enjoys a central location and is well placed for the port, theatres, musicals, shopping and sightseeing. This ideal location - only 100 m from the Altona (ICE-) train station, 200 m from the popular Ottensen quarter and 1500m from the Cruise Terminal Hamburg-Altona - makes the hotel ideal for city tourists and business travellers alike. The 25 comfortable rooms offer a pleasant and personal atmosphere with comfort at reasonable prices. Free WiFi Internet access is available throughout the hotel and we also have dedicated parking spaces available. Ask our reception staff if you wish to use the Internet terminal, the sauna or bar in our partner hotel next door. Everything is within easy reach of the Hotel Central. The port, Fish Market and Reeperbahn are all easy to reach on foot. You can get to the city centre with its sights and museums in 10 minutes by S-bahn train from Altona station. If you want to see a musical, you can also get there very quickly by train. The lively restaurants and pubs in the Altona-Ottensen district are only a stone's throw away from the hotel. It's also a great place to go shopping or just stroll around. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hotel Central in the exciting Altona-Ottensen district of Hamburg! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Central

Address: Prasident-Krahn-Strasse 15, 22765 Hamburg, Germany
Region: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range: $74 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Central 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Choose room to reaer”
 of 5 bubbles wildcats8, 21 Nov 2012 | Read review
“book train ticket to Hamburg Altona not Hamburg Main”
 of 5 bubbles AndyG116, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Rooms on the front of the hotel have noise from the train station.”
 of 5 bubbles ClurrrBee, 7 Jan 2012 | Read review
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