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“Cold War relic in a great location, immaculate room, nice receptionist”
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Hotel Royal
Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Szeged
Reviewed 19 July 2012

This hotel appears to be a relic from Cold War days. The lobby seemed dark and a bit forbidding, but I think that was an energy-saving measure in the unusual heat. The receptionist told me I was the first American she'd seen at the hotel in 6 months, and, indeed, I seemed to have the hotel almost to myself. She spoke excellent English, offered me a coffee on the house, and seemed happy to chat and was quite informative about places of interest, Hungarian politics, etc. The room was basic, but perfectly clean and comfortable, with plentiful towels, hot water and soft sheets. I gladly paid the few extra forints for air-conditioning (yes, they charge extra for that). The hotel restaurant was closed for renovations, but there are plenty of places for a bite all around. The secure parking was free, unlike other hotels I checked out. The hotel credit card machine was broken, so they needed payment in cash, but they gave me a discount for the inconvenience.

The location is perfect, right off the main square.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

The only plus point for this hotel is the location: in the very center of the city. The hotel is old and not renovated. If you get there in the evening you will find at reception only the guardian of the hotel - an old man that speaks only hungarian (friendly, but kind of impossible to get infos from him). Rooms are dirty (only clean things were the bed sheets), only hungarian chanels on tv, very old and hard to manage air conditioning, dirty bathroom (for nothing you have towels if you can not really use them). In our room was missing a part of the light lamp. We were not curious to try the breakfast. I hope maybe they have better rooms for guests that stay more than one night.
It works as budget teenagers hotel (you can get the room without breakfast) or if you are in transit and don't want to spend much on a hotel room.
It would make a big difference if they would care much more about housekeeping and maintenance and is a pity they really don't care about it, considering the central location.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 August 2009

The hotel is perfectly located in a side street of the pedestrian zone, where it's relatively quiet. The parking behind the hotel is free and there is a guard. Rooms are clean and standard, but you have to pay extra if you want the air-con to be activated (we didnt and hat mosquitoes in the room even though we stayed on 5th floor). Rooms also have mini-bar and safebox. Breakfast is not inside the hotel but in a cafe 100m down the street. Breakfast there is not buffet but to order and rather simple. Staff speaks fluent english and some also german and they are very helpful and responsive. In the hotel you should find some wi-fi and if not there hundreds of free hot spots in the city.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with family
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Stayed: September 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 July 2014
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Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 November 2011
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  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled solo
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Address: Koelcsey utca 1-3, Szeged 6720, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Southern Great Plain > Csongrad County > Szeged
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Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Szeged
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Royal 3*
Number of rooms: 134

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