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Hotel Rio
Ranked #3 of 61 Hotels in Karlsruhe
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“best breakfast ever”
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Stayed in Hotel Rio for 3 nights for business in September 2011. Good location, very near tram station, yet tucked away from the main road. there was a supermarket at the end of the road just 2 minutes walk. Hotel split into two buildings with a small road in between. i stayed in the main building. the reception lady was a bit cold and unfriendly; but the gentleman worked on reception desk in the evening was very friendly and helpful. the reception decor was dated. however, the room was reasonable sized, there was a electric shutter outside the window, that was fun to mess around and easy to use. it shut out the light well so can sleep even in daylight. the curtain was a tassle one, it looked modern but impractical when tried to open the window and let air in. room decor was modern, the bed was at a funny angle but worked well in room. tv located on the left side of the bed and fixed on a swivel shelf that can moved to suit wherever you are in the room, however, my neck felt funny after watching it for 20 mins on bed. free internet was good. free welcome drink in hotel bar was a very nice touch. shower room was spacious and clean. like the wet space rather a shower tray. there was sufficient wardrobe in room, free safe inside cupboard, comfortable bed, all facilities were well considered and worked well in room.
the best part was the breakfast in the morning. paid 6 euro and ate like a king. overwhelmed by how many choices are there just for sausages, must be over 10; then there were three or four ways of salmon; even the scramble egg tasted like real egg, everything was delicious and almost luxury. bear in mind even macdonald breakfast cost over 4 euro. the breakfast in hotel rio was unforgettably superb. great thumbs up to the chefs.
the bar was ok, however, there was no smoking ban indoor. it was more to do with local government regulations rather than the hotel. so be warned if you are a non smoker.
overall a great stay and would visit again.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 August 2011

With two teenagers, this was a first-class hotel, with fabulous modern facilities a short walk from the city centre. There are two buildings, and we stayed in the one across the road which has recently been refurbished. Access is by an electronic tag, and the rooms were spacious, with flat screen TVs and a bathroom to die for! Tasteful furnishings and excellent mattresses made for a great night's sleep. The breakfast in the main building was the best I've ever had in a hotel anywhere! Huge selection of hot and cold food from a buffet. Car parking was secure too.

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 May 2010

Stayed here for 3 nights during April 2010. On a business trip to Karlsruhe.
Hotel on West side of city centre. 15 mins drive to exhibition centre.
15 mins walk to centre and castle.
Large twin room with walk in shower. Clean and comfortable.
In seperate building across the road from the main hotel. No problem with this.
Large bar area on mezzanine floor above reception. Excellent. Full size American pool table free to use.
Breakfast and dinner in hotel restaurant excellent.
Would stay here again if in Karlsruhe.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Rio
Address: Hans-Sachs-Str. 2-3, 76133, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Region: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Karlsruhe
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 61 Hotels in Karlsruhe
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rio 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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