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Hotel Aquis Grana
Ranked #8 of 41 Hotels in Aachen
Middelburg, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
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“Very good hotel in excellent location!”
Reviewed 15 November 2010

We've spent a weekend in this hotel and it was really great! The hotel offers a perfect value for money. It's clean, the service is good, the breakfast buffet is very good. It's location - in the middle of Aachen's city centre - is excellent. Besides exploring the city centre (a good place for shopping, culture: e.g. the Dom), we've also visited the Carolus Thermen: a perfect location for relaxing.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2009

Good location, spacious rooms, wide breakfast selection and attentive staff. No complaints.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled on business
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Palo Alto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2009

First, the Aquis Grana City Hotel is right in the center of Aachen. It is just a few minutes walk from the Cathedral of Charlemagne and the historic Town Hall. The tourist information office, where many bus routes converge, is just a block away. It's about a 20 minute walk from the train station.

Our check-in was very friendly and efficient. They had already printed-out our registration information based upon our reservation so I only had to sign my name and we had our key.

The room was large, with modern furnishings. It was very clean. The king-sized bed was comfortably firm. There was no air-conditioning but the window opened easily to provide fresh air. Although we opened the window for ventilation at night the room was very quiet. After about eight in the morning some outside noise started coming in. The only anomaly in the nice, large room was that the TV was very small. An internet connection was available in the room for a fee, but free wireless was available in the lobby. The lobby area with the wireless had some nice tables and chairs to work at.

The bathroom was divided - one large room with a sink and shower and a separate small room with the toilet and another sink. The room with the toilet was very, very, small and might be uncomfortable for a large person. All the fixtures were new and very clean.

The breakfast buffet, included in the room price, was generous, including eggs, breakfast meats, lots of fruits, breads and cereals. It was served in a nice restaurant area adjacent to the lobby. The Hotel is surrounded by numerous taverns and restaurants for other meals. Other shopping opportunities also were abundant in the area.

It appeared that many business folks were in the hotel. Considering the comfort we had at the Aqis Grana, I can understand why they would choose the place.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank swj
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bari
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2008

I booked a double room for the European Science Parliament which took place in Aachen from 8-10 October 2008.I 'm really satisfied by it since it's a very elegant hotel.Our room was quite big,very clean.The breakfast service offered a wide variety of food and also the reception was very kind.There is a lift and i think it's one of the most important things in a hotel.I guess it's the best hotel for people who are engaged in travelling or discovering Aachen.The hotel is in the perfect position in the centre of Aachen so it's all close.I'm really satisfied,i advice it to you.

  • Liked — the breakfast :P
  • Disliked — nothing really
  • Stayed October 2008, travelled on business
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5 Thank principessamazzone
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2008

I stayed here on business but since it was booked and paid for by the company I was visiting I can't comment on value for money. It was in a great location though, very central as others have mentioned.
The room was nice and big, with separate toilet and bathroom. There was no minibar or tea/coffee making facilities, just one bottle of water which I think was priced at €4.
Breakfast was good, though it got a bit busy at times.
It's not really a hotel for staying in for the evening though, the bar is miniscule, as is most of the ground floor, but then there's no excuse not to go out, there are plenty of other places for food and drink on the doorstep.

  • Liked — Large rooms, clean + free wifi
  • Disliked — Lack of communal areas to sit/relax
  • Stayed September 2008, travelled on business
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2 Thank Cork_girl_8
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Armadale
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2008

Stayed for three nights for a meeting. Modern hotel with a rather cold international aesthetic: could be almost anywhere in Europe. My room on the fifth floor had a nice view up to medieval Town Hall and to the cathedral if I stretched my neck. The hotel is well placed for the traditional heart of Aachen, with its many pavement bars and cafes.

Room clean, modern and irregularly shaped. Buffet breakfast pretty much what one would expect, served in a room with windows onto the street. Main negative point is the bar, where the bar itself and the room for drinking in are separate and both lacking any ambience.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — Anitseptic bar area.
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled on business
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1 Thank ShaleBing
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baltimore, md
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2008

Our nicely refurbished room was extremely comfortable, bright, clean, airy, and nicely furnished. The bathroom, although lacking a tub, was quite large. The hotel location was excellent for sightseeing in Aachen. The breakfast was the best we have ever had in our trips to Europe. We were absolutely delighted with our stay.

  • Liked — Great rrom
  • Disliked — Everything was positive
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank bandi1
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Property: Hotel Aquis Grana
Address: Buchel 32 Buchkremerstrasse, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Aachen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Aachen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Aquis Grana 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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