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I stayed here for one night following the Borussia Dortmund v Liverpool game. It took me 12 minutes to get back from Dortmund so the location was fine. Raphael on reception was very friendly and very... more
Reviewed 10 July 2015
Travel to Holland
We was stay here 11y ago, we stay here again for only one night, the hotel have all is necessary. The bad are so small, but for one night are good. It's very clean and useful. It's near of the center... more
As we went to the Coldplay concert in veltins arena (Gelsenkirchen) we wanted to stay the night. We booked this room just to sleep and travel again the next morning. The room is small, a 2 personbed... more
Reviewed 9 January 2016
Cheap and clean. Even shared showers are nice and have hot water. One minus is people - drinking and shouting all night. It is good for stay for one night beeing in travel. I really liked that I... more
An excellent hotel with comfortable beds and clean facilities. The hotel restaurant was very good with nice food and service. The breakfast in the morning is self service and caters for cold and hot... more
Reviewed 22 December 2017
Friendly staff- GREAT Hotel- thank you
Friendly staff- GREAT Hotel- thank you- the close proximity to the Starlight Express theatre was awesome. The hotel room was perfect. Food was really good we ate breakfast,lunch and dinner there and... more
Stay at this hotel regularly. The staff are very friendly, food is good, service good and the rooms set up well for business travellers. Only down side is the very limited gym equipment so this... more
Reviewed 5 November 2017
Nice place, bit of a challenge to find
Hotel is a residential neighborhood with nothing in walking distance that I could tell. Rooms were your standard Courtyard rooms, very comfortable and just the right size. Great place for an... more
Hotel: The hotel is very clean, comfortable, and the staff are very friendly. The decor of the hotel, however, is definitely dated.
Location: The area of Bochum is very quiet. Nothing nearby to... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good hotel just out of town
The hotel was very clean and well decorated. The reception area was very nice with seating , which was good to sit and have a drink with friends. Rooms were very nice and clean. Very comfy bed so... more
There is parking directly underneath the hotel and there was loads of space when we visited. You pay for 24 hours. Room was spacious with a balcony and a small kitchenette. Easy access to the... more
Reviewed 13 August 2017
The same CD in the lobby for MORE THAN A YEAR!
Everything is great about the Acora except for the same and only CD they have been playing in the lobby for one year ON REPEAT! ON REPEAT!!! And it's a terrible CD!
But even if it was good, who... more
I stayed at The Excelsior in Bochum during a group trip for four days and I must say I was pleasantly surprised for a 3 star hotel. When I saw it from the outside I didn't expect much, but the inside... more
Reviewed 26 October 2014
Don't be put off by the rather uninviting looking exterior. The welcome inside was spot on, the rooms clean and functional, breakfast was excellent. Great value and worth its 3 star recommendation... more
very good breakfast
i spent one night here. already by check-in you recognize, where you came. staff is polite and pleasent. i got room upgraded for free - nice... more
Reviewed 29 December 2017
Handy for centre and station
I stay here for work when I can get a reservation - it is very popular.
Partly as it's within the Accor group and also it's next to town centre and opposite the train station in Bochum.
The rooms... more
By now, I habe probably stayed at dozens of Ibis hotels, and as it turns out all my reviews look pretty similar. The hotel rooms tend to be clean and reasonably priced, and this case was no... more
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
decent staff, simple breakfast, clean,
not luxurious, but all you need is there for sleepover
i had no problem with internet, it was 4free.
you are in a rush place, so dont expect to be totally... more
Stayed here for one night in a single room when travelling to Dortmund for sporting event.
Once at the hotel to check in, the male receptionist couldn't have been more miserable. It was as much as... more
Reviewed 29 June 2014
Lovely Surroundings, Clean Rooms
I don't understand many of the previous reviewer's issues with this hotel. We found the grounds to be lovely with nice patio seating and excellent service. The rooms were very clean and new with good... more
My group frequented this hotel. The rooms were nice and staff very friendly and helpful. The biggest drawback is that the internet is really bad here. The bandwidth and speed are under par compared... more
Reviewed 10 February 2016
Not the best decor, but alright hotel
Breakfast over the week-end looks great, but there was not much left, we really had to fight to get a good amount of food, even though breakfast time was not over yet. You can make your own waffles... more
The hotel offers smallish but standard rooms. WIFI ok, bath clean and modern. Bed firm=ok. Used as a double the room would have been very crowded, but ok as a single. Breakfast is the standard hotel... more
Reviewed 6 July 2017
Place to crash after match/concert
Really basic hotel, but location is good if you are going to Veltins Arena - railway station is just couple of hundreds of meters away. But that's about it.. Room was really hot. It was also noisy as... more
We stayed one night in this hotel we came to see cold play in Gelsenkirchen which is very close to this town. Hotel was ok nothing fancy clean, good location
Price was on the high side probably... more
Reviewed 28 December 2015
Friendly staff - very hard beds - great breakfast
We stayed here 1 night to visit friends. Rooms are a bit small, but modern and clean.
The beds are very hard. It's like sleeping on the floor.
Bathroom is small, but very clean and very good... more
Reception staff are very helpful and professional. Rooms are in good condition. Location next to the shopping area and station cannot be beaten. Breakfast has a wide range of choice and it is self... more
Reviewed 23 October 2017
Spent 2 nights at the Ibis to visit our daughter who was staying in the Maritim in Gelsenkirchen. We were unable to book into the same hotel as her as it was fully booked. We therefore chose the Ibis... more
I booked one room for business stay as a transit hotel. Room was large, comfortable, quiet but not really stylish. Basic and adequate breakfast, so it was good, enough for the paid price. Staff was... more
Reviewed 6 July 2017
Great for a business stop over
Great for a business stop over, restaraunt in the main building and plenty parking.
Rooms are well catered for with minimal noise coming off the main road.
Only problem is it's quite far from the... more
The rooms are clean, the staff are really nice, breakfast has everything you need and/or want.
Had dinner in the restaurante, also good, nothing much to say.
Tip for smokers: the only placce you... more
Reviewed 5 July 2017
Good mid range hotel
A large (12+) group of us gathered in Bochum, Germany for a weekend of training and socialising. Our choice of this hotel was primarily based on it being only 10 minutes walk from our venue but it... more
The rooms are big and spacious , the hotel staffs are warm and very fast . There are no tea and coffee machine though . The heaters worked well . The breakfast lay was good .
The mattress could be... more
Reviewed 7 September 2016
Food was awesome
Rooms were lil smaller , thats ok
Food was excellent , management was pretty good ,
Ac was not working , they escaped as weather was great . 👍🏻
Wifi was available
Washroom was clean
This is a nice hotel, with little pretension. A good place for one or two nights, also because of its central location. The price-quality balance is OK, at €69 per night. The room is OK and spacious... more
Reviewed 13 October 2014
Perfect basic accomdations close to everything you need.
This hotel consists of Hostel rooms and a Hotel rooms. We stayed in the Hotel room.
We stayed here for three nights in Sept at the beginning of our vacation. The location is perfect if you are... more
I spent there more than one month in August-September 2015, and found its location very convenient - it's close to shopping malls, grocery stores and restaurants, but far enough from them not to be... more
Reviewed 10 November 2015
Not worth the money.
For this price I have booked quite excellent, New design hotels. This hotel is old, has small outdated rooms. Little beds, worn pillows, rough and old sheets on the bed + towels. The rooms were clean... more
Very pleasant and typical German family hotel for a short stay in Bochum. Good location near the Jahrhunderthalle and on walking distance from the city center. Good breakfast and large tv in the... more
We spent one night at Art Hotel Tucholsky while touring art shows and festivals in Germany. We stopped in Bochum for the Ruhr Triennale.The check-in was unprofessional, unfriendly and performed by... more
Reviewed 29 October 2016
I've never known a hotel like it...
The check-in is carried out in the charming, cosy restaurant area, the setting handy for the ccity centre, not least Bochum's marvellous new concert-hall. But access to the rooms is via a dingy... more
Stayed here for work recently. The hotel room was basic and in the standard German style rather than modern business style. That is, thin duvet, one very soft pillow, no tea or coffee in room. Free... more
Reviewed 28 June 2017
Beautiful hotel away from the center
Nice conference hotel located in a small park. Good service. Good breakfast. Free wifi. Large room. Can reached from Dortmund by local train. Station is close by. If by car there is a large parking... more
Maybe the 4th time we've guested this hotel because it is central to a cultural experience we attend almost yearly. The upper floors are quieter if you need to have the window or terrace door open... more
Reviewed 12 September 2017
High Rise Hotel
Stayed for 1 night in this high rise hotel on the 13th Floor with fantastic view over the town of Gelsenkirchen. The room was well furnished with all mod com - the restaurant was first class and an... more
rented 2 rooms, the rooms were clean and the hotel is close to public transport services, however the staff were very unfriendly and unhelpful. Will definitely not visit there gin, until the stff is... more
Reviewed 5 December 2017
Small clean room and even smaller bathroom.
Room and bathroom were very small but clean. Bathroom is extremely out of date and needs to be updated. more
This hotel is conveniently located near the Recklinghausen train station and less than 5 walking minutes from the city center. The hotel exists already for over 110 years and is a nicely looking... more
Reviewed 10 April 2013
Schlicht... schlichter... ?
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