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Hotel Monopol
Ranked #54 of 269 Hotels in Frankfurt
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Sacramento, CA
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86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Hotel with Personality”
Reviewed 3 October 2011

A hotel with personality! After so many modern European hotels that looked alike, the room at the Monopol was cozy and comfortable. With free breakfast and afternoon snack, free minibar, and WiFi, who can complain? The room was clean and comfortable, quiet, and bathroom was well equipped. Being right across the street from the train station was perfect for travel around Frankfurt and to outlying destinations for day trips. The staff was friendly and I was so happy I had chosen this hotel.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
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Sanaa, Yemen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Very nice hotel, located just opposite the Frankfurt main rail station, appropriate for exhibitors in Frankfurt. Friendly staff offering excellent services and good breakfast free Minibar and free internet connection. The main river is just 10 minutes walks. The shopping area like Zeil street is just 2 station away, it can be also reached by foots.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2011

I stayed in this hotel during my last visit to Germany for a business trip.
I really like this hotel because of its location.
This hotel is very close to the cetral train station and the central shopping area called Zeil.
Although the rooms are not too big but are cleanly maintained to give the good feel.
The breakfast is good but is not excellent.
I can think of staying in this hotel twice owing to its proximity to the city center and train station.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled on business
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Belo Horizonte- Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2011

Great breakfast, front of main train station, free minibar, free afternoon coffe and tea with cakes, quiet room sound proof,friendly staff.And good price.Everithing you need in a a hotel.,

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled solo
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2011

My fiance and me stayed at the hotel for a weekend visiting Frankfurt.
The location of the hotel has good and bad sides.
It´s perfect if you don`t want to be forced to travel through the whole city
just to reach your hotel, because it´s opposite the central station.
But as in the most bigger cities, the area around the trainstation is of course no holiday
domicile! You will see some drunken folks and tramps.
The red light quarter is not far away either.
If this is no problem for you, it will be a pleasure for you to be so close to all trams,
busses and trains, also the river main is close within 15 minutes of walking distance.
There are several pubs close to the hotel too.
The hotel looks a bit old and shabby from the outside, the inside tho is quite nice and
has the 1920s touch with big old leather sofas and big glass chandeliers.
The staff at the reception was very very nice and they did everything to make us feel
comfortable. We were a bit disappointed because we had asked while reservation if we
could get a room with an alcove bed, a special kind of bed what they described on their
website. Anyway, when we checked in nobody knew anything about the mail and so we
did get a normal bed.
We entered the room through an old style wooden double door and were impressed
how big the rooms actually were.
The bed was very soft, so maybe people with back aches could have
problems with them, and we ordered a double room, the bed was no double bed tho
but twos single beds pushed together, sadly not connected and so I fell into the gap
every night. So that was maybe one negative point.
On the bed we found lil presents, bathrobes and shoes to feel comfy.
The minibar was full with several drinks and snacks and everything was free, a plus.
Tv was available, also several tv radio channels which we used in the end cos only
german tv available, but that´s fine.
A big cupboard with a free little needle set was in the room too,
the room itself was dominated by big windows with long curtains,
the ceilings were really high.
The bathroom was clean, it included a bathtub
with the possibility to use it as shower too.
Sadly the nights were rather noisy, tho that is of course always different and it depends
what guests are living there at the same time like yourself.
Someone above us had an alarm clock beeping all night what was quite annoying,
and 2 nights anywhere in the hotel were noises as if someone had fun with a sheep.
Another negative point was that the cleaning staff was very loud in the morning
banging doors, and they also came very early so that we were still in bed,
they knocked but before we could say something the door was already opened
and my partner jumped under the blanket cos he was just on the way to the shower!
Was maybe our mistake too cos we didn´t use the "don`t come in" sign but anyway,
waiting more than 1 sec. after knocking on a door would be nice.
There was always cake and coffee available in the lobby, even at nights!
When we asked for a late check out we did get it for an additional payment (1/2 day).
All in all was it a nice stay, tho we were there only for 2 nights, so I don´t know if I had
liked the stay if we had had more noisy nights and slippy beds.
The friendly staff, the extras like the 24h lobby food and the mini bar made the stay
nice and so I could imagine to stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2010

This is a great place to stay when you've come off a long plane flight or train journey! We stood outside the station, ready to pull our a map when we saw it! As it was snowing and we were tired and dirty - it was a relief to just walk across the street to our hotel. The service was top-notch and everyone was very friendly. There was a variety of tea and cakes out in the lobby (free) and a mini bar in our rooms with water/sodas (free). If you ask, the front desk will give you a wi-fi code (free). I enjoyed my 1 night stay, still the negatives were few: old, worn furniture and loud heaters that made various clinking and clanging noises throughout the night.

  • Stayed December 2010
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1 Thank la310la
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2010

Good location near the main station. Stayed a couple of times there and it's just perfect to drop off your luggage and hit the streets to downtown area or Main riverside.
I had a single room: not too large, but OK. Old furniture & appliances; the room has two wooden entrance doors - one after another :)
Very good breakfast; it's the same every day, but you can have different mixtures.
I enjoyed the free minibar, refilled every day.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled on business
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2 Thank DanyC81
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Property: Hotel Monopol
Address: Mannheimer Str. 11-13 | Frankfurt am Main, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Region: Germany > Hesse > Frankfurt > Innenstadt
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#25 Family Hotel in Frankfurt
#36 Luxury Hotel in Frankfurt
#37 Romantic Hotel in Frankfurt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Monopol 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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