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Barock Hotel am Dom
Ranked #10 of 40 Hotels in Bamberg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 November 2007

I stayed at the hotel 2 days with my parents and I really loved it. A couple manages the hotel and both are quite friendly. Rooms are clean, breakfast excelent and location of the hotel very good - closer to touristic sights. With 5 min you come to the most important ones and the other ones are quite closer too.

  • Stayed: October 2007, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 December 2006

Bamberg was the first city of 5 that we visited in Germany and we had a great start here. We loved Frau Bosch and almost felt like we were staying with a relative. She spoke perfect English, gave us lots of assistance with directions, parking, and things to do, and took care of us for breakfast each morning. After the first day she remembered which of us wanted tea vs coffee and that we all wanted a soft-boiled egg.

The rooms were very large and quite clean, and I loved being woken by the cathedral bells every morning. Another nice touch was the refrigerator on the ground floor which acts as a minibar for the entire hotel--just help yourself at any time and keep a list.

We walked to most everything but if you aren't used to walking a lot you may need to cab or drive depending on where you eat or drink. The breweries in Bamberg were impressive and had amazing beer. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: November 2006, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 December 2006

We stayed here based on TripAdbvisor reviews opting to pay a little more including cab fare from the train station for location anbd ambience. it is a very short walk to the Rathaus, Dom, brew houses, restauruants, and, closest of all, the Dom. English-speaking staff is quite helopful Refrigerator at base of stairs includes beverages purchasable on honor system. Sekt for Sunday breakfast! The only downside as I see if would be attempting to drive to this hotel w/o GPS and most likely the necessity to use public parking. Would love to visit again during summer, and if we do, will definitely try to stay here.

  • Stayed: December 2006, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 December 2006

This was our second visit to Bamberg and to the Barock Hotel. We love it here. Quaint hotel with spacious double rooms and bathrooms. I had to ask for a hairdryer but that was no problem. The breakfast on the first morning was great (a Sunday) however after that there was little to choose from (eggs & croissants disappeared!) but we always managed to find something. Staff are very friendly and helpful and despite the bells ringing every morning, we will be back.

Stayed: November 2006
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Reviewed 29 October 2006

This hotel is close to the cathedral and center of the old town of Bamberg. It is small and charming, and you can see the tower of the cathedral from the window. In the morning I loved listening to the chiming bells. Our room was on the ground floor which was OK but the rooms on the 1st and 2nd floor were even better, with windows that opened wide. The high ceilings made the room feel spacious and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful with suggestions for dining and finding places. The front door is locked at night and the key code is a little tricky so be sure to test it before you leave if you are planning to come back late at night. Breakfast was very good. The hotel is in the old part of town that was built centuries before there were cars, so be sure you have a good map because it is hard to find; the streets are narrow. We had to unload our bags and then park at a public garage across the river, but this was Ok, because you really don't want to drive in Bamberg. It is a great place to walk.

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Reviewed 5 September 2006

The hotel is in a house built in 1520 on the site of an even earlier building. Located on a quiet cobbled street in the city centre, it offers all comforts and in how many other places can you breakfast in a vault dating back to the 15thC? There are several other nice touches such as the sweets freely available at the reception desk.

The owner Christine is a native Bamberger and with her partner Andries, is a mine of information on what to see and do in the city. They recommended an excellent restaurant nearby, and Christine even organised a personal walking tour of the city for us with a guide who lives nearby for just 10 euros! Parking is however very limited and reasonably priced overnight parking is available at an underground car park about five minutes walk away.

The Barock Hotel offers a warm welcome and we would recommend it to anyone planning to visit Bamberg.

  • Stayed: August 2006, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank pete64
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Reviewed 27 August 2006

The Barock Hotel am Dom is a great two star hotel right in the center of Bamburg. It's in generally a quiet neighborhood, without much traffic or cafes. The breakfast was very good, and inlcudes a soft-boiled egg. The staff is friendly, speaks perfect English, and is helpful in making suggestions of things to see in the town. The room itself was a little dingy. Our double room was very narrow and had two single beds end-to-end. It was advertised as having a view of the Cathedreal, but the view was really of a retaining wall that supports the Cathedreal. But, we got a good night's sleep and had a good breakfast, which is really the point.

Note that the reception closes at 8PM, so you need to be sure to arrive before then.

  • Stayed: August 2006, travelled as a couple
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Address: Vorderer Bach 4, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Bamberg
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bamberg
Price Range: £98 - £101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barock Hotel am Dom 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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