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“Christmas Markets in Mainz” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Novotel Mainz

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Novotel Mainz
Ranked #7 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
Orlando, Florida
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Christmas Markets in Mainz”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

Four of us shared an executive suite on the top floor. This is a no frills-type of hotel. Breakfast is not provided but there was a refrigerator in the room. Great value and plenty of room for all of us! I slept on the pull-out and it was quite comfy! Great view of the residential area. No need to rent a car. We took a train in from the Frankfurt airport and walked to the hotel. Everything within the city including the Christmas market is within walking distance. There is also a local grocery store just a 3 minute walk from the hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
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68 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

Stayed here with my wife just before Christmas. Good location above Mainz city centre, on the Kupferberg. Great views of town skyline from the Kupferberg terrace. Easy walk down to centre of town, about 10 - 15 minutes walk if following road or quicker if going via the nearby residental area and using the elevator. Good value hotel, we had boked about 6 weeks before and got a room rate of 79 euro including breakfast. Car parking is underneath hotel, with flat rate of 12 euro per day. We had a standard room, which was usual Novotel standard of being clean and comfortable.The leisure complex is pretty good with reasonable sized pool, with sauna and steam room, note;for non German guests that the sauna and steam rooms don't allow bathing costumes to be worn. Breakfast was pretty good with good selection of hot/cold food.

We enjoyed the Mainz Weihnachtsmarkt and ate some good food in the Heiliggeist restaurant, in Mailandsgasse downtown.

Two comments for Novotel team:
Please review prices of water in mini bar: 2,90 euro for 250 ml bottle of water is a rip off and very expensive.
Possibly review start time of cleaning crew as we we awoken on a Saturday morning at 0745 by the sound of the vacuum cleaner being used in the adjacent room, maybe start times can be a bit later at the weekend?

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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IL
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52 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

Location – Although in the city, easy to arrive with a car and 10 minutes walk down the hill from the old city.

Haven't used dinning services.

Hotel and Room – Standard, basic and clean.

Reception - Friendly.

Bottom line – Nice hotel in the city.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

I've stayed in all the hotels in Mainz at one time or another. The thing I like best about the hotel is the bar. away from the front door, laid out so you can sit with large groups or intimate tables. All the bar staff are friendly and attentive and you get nibbles with your drink. not too far from the town centre. has a small gym which is a luxury and what they call a swimming pool but its more spa than lengths swimming. rooms are large but feel more budget end of the market. most uncomfortable pillow ever, like a rag bag, and the thinnest towels ever. couldn't decide whether the noise every night I could not ignore was the lift (which wasn't that close to my room) or the air conditioning. Food is fine.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Stayed in this hotel in Sept’13. Nice big and comfortable room on 4th floor, hence hot water just dripping! Not acceptable for 4 Star and the price we paid. Toiletry items missing upon arrival. Booked 5 months ahead for 2 people – only one bath robe and one pair of slippers provided. After calling reception – nothing happened. Poor service. Very good breakfast.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Novotel Mainz

Property: Novotel Mainz
Address: Augustusstrasse 6, 55131 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Region: Germany > Rhineland-Palatinate > Mainz
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Mainz
#6 Luxury Hotel in Mainz
#7 Romantic Hotel in Mainz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Mainz 4*
Number of rooms: 217
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Novotel Mainz is located in the central and peaceful historical area "Auf dem Kästrich", just a few minutes' walk from Mainz city center. Modern architecture and a heritage-protected vault dating back to the 17th century create a charming contrast in the hotel's interior, giving the hotel a distinctive edge. The 217 modern rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with flat-screen TV and free WIFI. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and wellness center complete with pool, sauna, steam bath and fitness center. The 12 meeting rooms can accommodate up to 150 people. Chargeable parking is available in the indoor car park. ... more   less 
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