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l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Ouranoupoli, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would def not give this hotel 4*. There was no minibar in rooms, no toiletries and the food at the restaurant was awful. Customer service not bad, but could be better. More like a 3* hotel. But me and my husband have decided that we will not return to this hotel.

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Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited the restaurant "Vivre" on February 14th because it had the best selection of vegetarian food of all the high-end restaurants in the city, to celebrate a birthday. To make one thing clear, the food was excellent throughout, both vegetarian and 'regular'; so was the service once we were seated. However, we'd booked a table for four two weeks...

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Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My husband and I have enjoyed L'Arrivee for the last several years on our way to and from Berlin. Our stay this time, however, has convinced us never to return. Upon our arrival, the woman behind the desk refuted our promised breakfast in our reservation, even though we showed her the confirmation email from Orbitz. It was as though she...

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3Thank osburnross
Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Been staying here several times a year over the last 4 years. Used to be a top notch though expensive hotel and spa. In the last year the management must have decided to cut costs because it is all cheap, cheap, cheap now. The bathrobes are threadbare, the toiletries low quality. The restaurant food has also taken a dive. For...

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Auburn, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A hotel with this level of design, service, cuisine, and of course room quality is oft delivered with a certain overconfidence; not so with l'Arrivee. There's nothing on site short of excellent, but staying there feels comfortable and relaxing. It's situated in a quiet area with an open garden setting, away from hustle of city center or tourist area. If...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 Nights. Nice and clean rooms, friendly front desk. Didn't use the Spa so I can't comment on that. Overall a pleasant experience. The only thing that bothered me was the squeak coming from the room above me when someone was walking. Also you can only use WIFI on one device.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were heading for Leipzig from the Channel Ports and this made a perfect overnight stop. It was comfortable, friendly, tranquil and fantastic value for the quality of the hotel. There was also secure parking for my fellow traveller's smart car. I didn't make use of the Spa but the swimming pool would be a treat after a long hot...

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Laura-Lena S, Leiter Front Office at l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear David E, thank you so much for taking the time to evaluate your stay at our l´Arrivée Hotel & Spa Dortmund. We are happy that you enjoyed our Swimming pool. The staff will be happy about your compliment! Sending you our best regards from Dortmund, p.p Laura-Lena Stanek Front Office Manager

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed here for a five days. Nice and very clean rooms, beautiful place, helpful staff very good spa, but very poor wi fi. A several times a day lost connection... I thought that in the 21-st century , we can use the communications, but in this hotel just that disappointed.

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Stanhoe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A welcome stop over after a long drive from Poland. A lovely spacious family room, very welcoming reception staff too who were bombarded with questions from our 14 year old son who had clocked all his favourite cars on the drive and carpark- Lamborghini, Porche, Fararri, Audi the list goes on. However he did find that they all belonged to...

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Laura-Lena S, Leiter Front Office at l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Scampey_13, thank you so much for taking the time to note down all the informations concerning your stay and also for your compliments! That is a very detailed description. Thank you. If you travel again to Dortmund, we will be happy to welcome you again. Sending you our best regards from Dortmund, p.p Laura-Lena Stanek Front Office Manager

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous room, excellent facilities, great staff. Can't fault this hotel! The Spa was wonderful, the facilities excellent especially the Hammam! Located on the edge of the forest so there was lots of lovely walking. Would love to visit again.

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Laura-Lena S, Leiter Front Office at l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Patron123, thank you so much for your detailed impressions! We are happy that you enjoyed our "Hammam". Thank you very much for your commendation for our employees! We hope to see you again soon! With best regards, p.p. Laura-Lena Stanek Front Office Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa

Address: Wittbraeucker Str. 565, 44267 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Dortmund
Price Range: $145 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — l'Arrivee Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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#5 Business Hotel in Dortmund
#8 Luxury Hotel in Dortmund
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“Rooms facing the park, avoid the fourth floor- restricted heigh rooms.”
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“The rooms with a view of the woods are exceedingly pleasant and no more expensive than others.”
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“Ask for the furthest room away from their conference rooms”
Dennis1000, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“During hot summer do not take last floor rooms. Summer was bad this year in Germany but unfortunately I visited hotel ones when was hot.”
WarsawExplorer, 29 Aug 2012 | Read review
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