Great for an overnight stay for an early flight out of Frankfurt Airport.
Shuttle was fine, however, the restaurant only had buffet dinner the
evening we were there. Fair, but nothing to write home about. There
don't seem to be other restaurant in the immediate area. Still, we would
highly recommend because of the convenience and shuttle service.
Not a luxury hotel by any means but great value for money. The staff are cheerful and helpful. No real restaurant, but the bar seems to run all hours serving sandwiches and quite reasonable pizzas. There is also a guest kitchen with facilities to prepare your own food. Rooms are small but quiet and very clean and well maintained.
There is a free shuttle to the hotel from the airport but it can be tricky to find - at the moment it leaves from across the road opposite door 8 at Terminal 2 (D-E).
I was given a very spacious and attractive single room with a big bathroom and a BIG bathtub. Hooray! Since I was not close to downtown Frankfurt -- and very tired after a busy week -- I chose to take a long hot soak in the bathtub and then have a lovely dinner in the hotel dining room. All of the staff were very kind, and I especially enjoyed chatting with the young lady who did such a fine job of serving me my dinner. The shuttle van from and to the airport was a great help.
Robert from Chico, California, USA
165 rooms, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, pay per view films, internet access, internet access, independent modem …More
We are an American couple traveling for vacation in Europe. I speak German moderately well, my husband not at all. We stayed one night in Darmstadt, en route to a different location. My German friends told us that "no one goes to Darmstadt, there is nothing to see." Needless to say, we had pretty low expectations. We were driving a car and I will say that the one problem with this hotel was that you cannot drive up to the front. The location had our GPS very confused. We were also confused and didn't realize (until our second time stressfully round-abouting back through the city) that you need to drive down into the large platz parking garage in order to be able to reach the hotel.
Anyhow, once we were parked in the CORRECT parking garage, our stay from there was wonderful. I conversed in German while checking in and was delighted to find out that the employee we dealt with spoke flawless English. She was more than happy to speak English (which I do appreciate but find slightly embarrassing at the same time.)
Our room was great, it looked to be newly remodeled. We checked out the "fitness center" and wished we had brought out bathing suits. In the evening we took a walk through the "castle" across the street and found a really great beer garden called the Ratskeller. They have fantastic beer and food. We spent many hours there and then walked through the shopping district. The area was much livelier and vibrant than I would have imagined!
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