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“Great price & location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Schwarzwaelder Hof Hotel

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Schwarzwaelder Hof Hotel
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Marietta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Great price & location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

This hotel is a great place to stay in Freiburg. It's close to Freiburg Münster church and Konviktstrasse (a charming and picturesque street). The room was modern, but still cozy. My only complaint with the room was the shower, which frequently flooded the bathroom. The restaurant attached to the hotel has your typical German food for a good price. This is also where they serve breakfast, which was an average buffet. They give you a transportation card for the street cars as well, which comes in very handy. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank mmotschm
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  • Location
    5 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
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

My wife and I stayed in the well-located Schwarzwaelder Hof Hotel in Freiburg for 6 nights in September 2013.

Everything was perfect – there was a new very comfortable bed, and the room was immaculately clean and newly-decorated, with a new bathroom and shower.
All of the staff were friendly and helpful,

The hotel is excellently located, in the old town and very close to the old cathedral and the best parts of Freiburg. It is 2 minutes walk from the tram stop, and very close to the walking trails to the Schlossberg.

The one great surprise was that the food in the hotel restaurant was the best we had in our entire Black Forest trip of 11 nights.
We ate in the hotel restaurant on 2 nights and both times we were extremely impressed with the high quality of the food – the ingredients were first class quality and extremely fresh and wholesome. We found it to be so much better than some of the other restaurants which have higher ratings on TripAdvisor.

There are lots of other nice restaurants and wine bars close by also.

There is free Wi-Fi in the hotel but the range did not stretch to the restaurant, which is probably a good idea from the point of view of being sociable!

Overall, we were extremely impressed and we will stay there again for sure.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 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 Thank TeeMax
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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

The genial owner looked surprised as I arrived here for my 4th stay - his booking system had not recorded my communication to him. But the room I always have was available, luckily, and I had a completely happy time here. His brother's restaurant, in the annexe building (where my room is) is also worth a visit - the apple cocktail dessert is fantastic! This hotel offers excellent value and a warm (if surprised) welcome.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
    • 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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1 Thank JayeffSydney
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

The person at the reception desk at this hotel was not particularly friendly but the hotel is very well located behind the wonderful Freiburg munster. Our room was clean with a very comfortable bed but it was very small, especially the bathroom. Breakfast was served in an impressive old room and was a fairly standard good German breakfast. Overall I would say that this hotel could do a bit better but it has some good points.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Louise P
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Seattle
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104 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

This hotel is located in a great area - located right in the heart of the old town, close to attraction and restaurants. The rooms were very clean and the staff was always helpful. Great breakfast in the morning. I would definitely stay here again. Wish I could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank bpacker55
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vancouver, canada
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47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

I liked this hotel in that it was cosy, staff were friendly, the room was clean and there was a bar and restaurant downstairs (we didn't eat there). it was also in the old part of town where we wanted to spend our time. The problem was noise. We are used to silence, so maybe we were over-sensitive. We were there 2 nights and the first night we were listening to people "partying in the street" until well into the early morning. It also never occurred to us that the cobble stone streets were as noisy as they were - tires running over these make an incredible rumbling noise. The second night the boisterous people were not to be seen; but it was a Monday evening.

Room Tip: Rooms over the street are noisy....try to get rooms over the ally...will not be as noisy.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank nkrannitz
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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

We stayed in the Schwarzwälder hotel for one night and we were not disappointed. The hotel is in a perfect location, in the scenic part of the Altstadt of Freiburg and easily reachable either by walking or taking the tram (for three stops) from the main train station. Our room was located in the modern wing of the hotel as we had requested and also included breakfast and two public transport tickets for the area around Freiburg. The room had everything one could require - a comfortable bed, modern tv and fantastic power shower. It was also refreshing to see that the hotel provided a good hairdryer (which is not always the case in many hotels). The decor was very nice and both the bedroom and bathroom were extremely clean. We decided to also dine in the hotel on Saturday night and even though we did not have a reservation in the restaurant, which was fully booked out, the hotel staff managed to find us a table. The food and wine were excellent and reasonably priced for the quality of the produce. Overall I had a very positive experience at the Schwarzwälder hotel and can only recommend it to fellow travellers.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the modern wing of the hotel.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Schwarzwaelder Hof Hotel
Address: Herrenstr. 43, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Region: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Freiburg im Breisgau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Freiburg im Breisgau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Freiburg im Breisgau
#11 Business Hotel in Freiburg im Breisgau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Schwarzwaelder Hof Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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