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Gideon Hotel
Ranked #41 of 126 Hotels in Nuremberg
Certificate of Excellence
Munich, Germany
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very nice hotel”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We stayed two nights here. The room was cozy but fit us just fine. We had a room overlooking the front of the hotel, looking at the walking street. Beautiful. It was clean and inviting. The staff were friendly and helpful. We did not partake of breakfast, so I can't comment on that. The hotel is a perfect location - close to the train station but not too close; close to shopping, and downtown. The only negative would be the loud drunks heading to the train station at 1:30 in the morning. We had to close out the fresh air and close the windows. But that took care of the noise. We would stay there again.

Room Tip: Room 205 looks out over the walking street and is the rounded, corner room. Lots of windows and lig...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2014

As usual my company booked too late, so this was quite a pricey option given it's usual rate when there isn't a toy fair in town.

The hotel itself is ideally located in the centre of Nuremberg. The decor and rooms were modern and comfortable.
Staff were pleasant and helpful.
Breakfast buffet was good, and the staff were very friendly and good at remembering you each day.
Free wiFi was included which is always a nice bonus.
I would stay here if I was visiting for leisure reasons.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The hotel is situated right in the centre of town. It is spotlessly clean,nicely done up and quiet enough. The one thing it does not have is a car park, but there is a public parking garage (Katharinenhof) just a few hundered meters away and the hotel offers a little discount on parking there. I really recommend this hotel if you are thinking of staying in Nürnberg.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We were in Nuremberg for 3 nights early December when the city is flooded with tourists eager to get a glimpse of the christkindlmarkt, us included. High season as it was, the prices reflected that and the booking was made well in advance as most of the city centre hotels were almost sold out by november.
A quick walk from the HB on the pedestrian zone towards the old center and we missed it altogether, had to return and walk the other side of street to actually spot it. Its a nice reddish brown building probably rebuilt after the war as most of the downtown is, and the entrance is on its side where the cars leave off the main pedestrian area. Also about 30meters further away from the hotel entrance is a nice little restaurant complete with the usual specialities and favoured by the locals.
Our room was right on top of the action, 2nd floor facing the crowd and plenty to see or hear anytime of the day. We were not disturbed by the general hustle and bustle noise even when germans leaving the across-the-street-pub were chanting/singing/shouting (or whatever they do when they get high on alcohol). This room was on the same level with the reception and it became apparent quickly that it wasn't the best soundproofing we have seen although the hefty doors seem to fulfill this task well. After all some people might find this lively environment a bit too much for their taste but then such a central location usually calls for this.
The room was very small, something to be expected i guess in a smallish building smack in the middle of town, and the bathroom adequate and well equipped. Everything looked quite new and functional and the lack of space was somehow compensated in the minimalistic and functional room decoration. Twin beds pushed together hardly make out a double but we dont need to be picky here. We didnt spend that much time in the room due to the huge number of interesting sights the city has to offer.
We had breakfast only on the first day. The modern decorated restaurant is placed on the top floor and during the warmer season they can use the terrace too. The breakfast itself is basic and nothing in particular to write home about. We skipped it for the next days in order to eat out - far more interesting.
The staff was helpful (both front desk and restaurant staff) and always willing to give you the information you need for a smooth hassle-free stay.
The Gideon for all its small size has a lot to offer. Of course it has properly working wi-fi free access and even an indoor parking place for your bicycle and a fast elevator to zoom around.
We went to see the Drei Raben hotel just across the street for future reference and found that they work together with Gideon so you can give both these hotels a look and it is likely you wont be dissapointed.

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Miguel at the front desk was such a great help, kind and full of suggestions for eating and visiting the city...could not ask for a better person to represent the hotel. The location is superb...a short and easy stroll from the main train station, and an equally short walk into Old Town. The room itself was small, as is the norm here, but neat as a pin and quite comfortable. The breakfast room was very tastefully decorated, the offerings were fine, the coffee quite good. Altogether a fine experience, would stay here again every time.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

Hotel Gideon made our trip much better cos we spent more time exploring the town as opposed to spending time on public transport. We were nearer to the entrance, which was very near the main train station, bus stops & tram stops. So, making our way Nurnberg has been a breeze. Since u are in Old Town, you can just spend the whole day walking and absorbing the beautiful architecture.

The hotel reception closes at 10pm, so u have to get whatever u need in the morning before u head out. Staff was helpful in sorting out rooms for us and immediately offered a cancelled room to us when we needed an extra night.

Room had strong wifi and was very clean.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Copiague, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Enjoyed our stay for 2 nights n 3 days. Great location, awesome view from our room, many windows overlooking the main area.... Breakfast on 5th floor was excellent.. Clean clean clean and friendly service from all.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Gideon Hotel
Address: Koenigstr. 45, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Middle Franconia > Nuremberg > Altstadt - St. Lorenz
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Ranked #41 of 126 Hotels in Nuremberg
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Hotel Class:3 star — Gideon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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