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“Cute local hotel to feel like living there.” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Elch
Ranked #9 of 126 Hotels in Nuremberg
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Il Gzira, Malta
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cute local hotel to feel like living there.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

I wanted to stay in old town area,so spent a night there.Easy access to shopping area and underground.The hotel's facilities are kind old,but the view from the room was cute looking worth drawing.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Palo Alto, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in the hotel. There was some initial confusion of where to check in since we didn't see the sign to head into the restaurant. Really enjoyed the restaurant downstairs for dinner one night and breakfast one morning. The staff was great about sharing tips and history of the building. The room itself was ok decor wise (the randomly plastic beaded chandelier was strange) but the bed was comfy.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

Our two night stay at the Hotel Elch was wonderfull. Breakfast and dinner were excellent, room was quiet, just the right size for two, and very clean. Lots of character in the exposed wood beams and creaking wood floors. Staff were friendly and accomodating even though we arrived early on our first day. Highly recommended for anyone who is not afraid to stay in an hotel that is not the holiday inn.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Rome, Italy
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

Small and central hotel in Nurnberg. Cozy is the word -- good breakfast, small but clean rooms, good wifi. Walking distance to the center of the city. Friendly staff. Reception was closed when we arrived, but we'd been told to pick up the keys in the restaurant across the street. I'd come back.

Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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bucharest
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

Decent hotel, well located. Good breakfast - no variation though, same thing everyday - not very big choice. on booking it says no prepayment charge but they took the money upfront without even letting us know, kind of unprofessional. no manager on site, the cook solves any issues and she was not so pleasant at first, only after a chat with her manager! she kept ignoring me while talking back!!! no heater in the bathroom - not good for winter time! FREE WiFi!!! ( not so common in "civilized countries" anymore!!!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

My mother and I arrived here on a freezing day in December and immediately felt very welcome! We’d just come off a very long flight from Australia, and although we arrived a bit early for check-in, we were shown straight to our room.

The Elch is in a great spot – it’s on a pretty street in Nuremberg’s Old Town, about a 5 minute walk from the main square and the enchanting Christmas Market.

The hotel is in a beautiful old characterful building and therefore there were a few creaky stairs, and low-lying beams etc., but we loved it and thought it added to the charm of the place!

Our room was very spacious and the beds were very comfortable. The bathroom, while small, was perfectly fine and the breakfast was wonderful – heaps of different choices (both hot and cold).

In the evenings, the Hotel’s breakfast room turns into a Schnitzelria restaurant – we ate there one evening and thought it was delicious and very good value for money.

All in all, we had a fantastic stay at the Hotel Elch, and will definitely stay there again when we come back to Nuremberg.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

The front elevation leaves you in no doubt you have selected a special building. A beautiful old traditional German style. The bar and small reception area are very atmospheric with great old timbers and huge old atmosphere. Service was very friendly and English was no problem. I arrived very late at night and had a very top floor room. It was quite a long trek with my bags up several flights of old stairs. My room was very clean and the bed comfortable. The On suite was also clean and very functional. The room was ok but maybe the decor not to all tastes. Maybe I had an older room in terms of decor but it was ok. Please expect creaky floors and stairs. The location is perfect for a stroll in the altstadt and I had a lovely typical Nuremberg sausage dinner just round the corner. Breakfast was nicely laid out . If I return I would request a room on a lower floor.

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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel Elch
Address: Irrerstr. 9, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Region: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Middle Franconia > Nuremberg > Altstadt - St. Sebald
Amenities:
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Nuremberg
#12 Romantic Hotel in Nuremberg
#16 Family Hotel in Nuremberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Elch 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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