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Holiday Inn Essen City Centre

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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152 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a great location in the city center and it is clean with very friendly and polite staff, but the quality is not high enough for the price I have paid. Furniture and rooms equipment is old and very simple. Especially beds with plastic mattress covers are very uncomfortable. My room's windows were directed to the parking house... More 

Thank EvaF2Eva
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, responded to this review

Dear EvaF2Eva, Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. I am happy that our location worked for your travel needs and that you found our staff commendable and our rooms clean. However, I regret that we were not able to meet your expectations, specially with the bed and furniture. I have forwarded your comments to our... More 

Herning, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here while I visited the Spiel faire in Essen. The distance to the faire is a little bit too long to walk if you need to carry anything, you are better off to take a taxi. In relation to the Spiel faire the hotel had set up two large rooms for people to play in, alot more nice... More 

Thank Frank R
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33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Since my visit a year ago this hotel has gotten worn down and become a bit more shabby in its appearance in certain areas and looks a bit dated for a 4 star. Outside appearance does not say 4 star hotel. Spotlights that are on 24/7. Weeds in the rock landscaping and paint is dull. Lobby area is a bit... More 

Thank Expat_American
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, responded to this review

Dear Expat_American, We are glad to welcome you back at our property. The review was a very detailed account of your experience and we appreciate the time and the effort taken to write it. We are happy that you were very much satisfied with the service that our staff provided and the location was convenient for you during your stay.... More 

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I spent two nights at the Holiday Inn. Is a 15 min walk to the train station or take the tram ( metro) for only one stop. It is near the University. Comfy large room and a very nice breakfast with lots of selection. Highly recommend this hotel. The staff are *superstars* - esp Mr Sebastian Sommer - and no... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Holiday Inn in Essen City Center is at a perfect location, especially for business travelers. Located truly downtown Essen, not far away from the train station (walk or 5 min taxi). Close to shopping and restaurant locations. Stayed in basic standard room. Clean, basic amenities, quiet (was on third floor), BIG breakfast buffet, well visited bar area, and really... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best holiday inn hotels which i have evwr visited. Advantages - it is 500m from the city center but it is not noisy - very delicious food (smoked salmon for breakfast ;) ) - very clean and comfortable rooms - small but existing garage - nice, kind staff Disadvantage - only one, the bandwidth of free wifi... More 

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Ulrich S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much - we are so proud to be named as one of the best Holiday Inn´s you have ever visited! We are sorry about you experiences with our WiFi, which is free of charge without any time or device limit: we are currently offering the maximum speed you can get at our location in Essen.... More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

5 minutes walk from Essen. Good hotel, nice and clean. Breakfast was also clean and enough. Parking till 10 in morning for free outside of the hotel. The combination we had was, for € 52,50 we had 2 days entree Movie Park and 1 night at the Holiday Inn including breakfast. You order via Movie Park website.

Thank Loebloe6
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for 7 nights in August 2016. When we found out there was a Pokéstop withing reach of our room we were extremely happy and excited (see attached picture from our window). After enjoying a great day in the local areas such as Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and also Düsseldorf (all within a short... More 

Thank Mike P
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114 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just had a quick one night stay on a Sunday night. Very happy with quality of room and breakfast buffet for price. It is a business style hotel that is heavily booked so book ahead. Easy to navigate to this hotel. Park in taxi zone in front of hotel to check inn then you must find a 2 hour ticketed... More 

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Ulrich S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for your kind and extensive feedback regarding our Holiday Inn Essen City Centre. As a valued IHG Rewards Club guest we are sorry for the inconvenience caused with the room. Sadly there are a lot of guests these days that bock a nonsmoking room but then they smoke at the window. And then we... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Very central, easy to get around, shopping close, restaurants in the area are good, any cuisine or country food available Wi-Fi extremely poor at the hotel, they should really have better Wi-Fi, for a first world country the data services are shocking

Thank Sergmds
Ulrich S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for taking the time to review our Holiday Inn Essen City Centre. We are very sorry that the WiFi connection did overshadow your whole stay? Currently, we do have the best Connections we can get within the city of Essen. We are having negotiations with several providers at the moment to get a light-wave... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Holiday Inn Essen City Centre is located in the city centre of Essen, only 200 m from the shopping zone and 300 m from the Colosseum theatre away. The hotel Holiday Inn Essen City Centre offers 168 comfortable, large rooms and appartments. All rooms of the hotel Holiday Inn Essen City Centre are equipped with sound-absorbing windows, direct dial telephone, radio, satellite-TV, 'Pay-TV' free of charge, minibar, hair dryer and a free coffee- and tea bar. WiFi is complimentary for all our guests without any device or time limit. 50% of the rooms are equipped with air condition. Five multifunctional banqueting rooms present the ideal conditions for conferences and banquets up to 99 persons. In the restaurant Amaroso you will be offered local specialities and international cooking-highlights before or after enjoying a cold drink in our lobby bar or our summer terrace. If you wish to relax, you are welcome to our sauna and mini gym - for our guests free of charge. The underground parking lot is equipped for up to 60 cars. We are looking forward to welcome you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Essen City Centre

Address: Frohnhauser Str. 6, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen
Price Range: $94 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Essen City Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 149
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Holiday Inn Essen City Centre Hotel Essen
Essen Holiday Inn
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Essen
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“Certain rooms on the backside face a area that has commercial trash disposal areas including glass.”
 of 5 bubbles Expat_American, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles isobelo2013, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want AC, must book non-standard room”
 of 5 bubbles Rast67, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No real views here so try for a suite is best. Gives more room.”
  • View out window. Forgettable.
  • Small bathroom with step in shower. Adequate.
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  • Lounge / desk area
 of 5 bubbles peterperfect2, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“try to get one away from main road to keep noise levels down”
 of 5 bubbles dbjwaenwen, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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