Staff was alright - by European standards. Don't expect a warm welcome with small talk, just straight to the point (no doubt there is one or two on shift who were more pleasant).
Room was huge actually; shower facilities sufficient.
Well kept, and warm enough for days which are superbly cold (below 0 degrees)
Free Wi-Fi for half an hour, you need to ask from the desk.
5 euros for 24 hours, speed was fast too - so it wasn't too bad.
About a 5 minute walk from the station. Easy to spot.
Stephanie from Singapore
City Hotel am Thielenplatz is a central hotel in Hanover , located in the financial and business district, directly at the …More
"just off the beaten path, perfect for getting to downtown Hannover, or biking walking"
Viva Creativo was even more than I expected. It was a cross between a boutique hotel and a bed-and-breakfast. The front desk staff was pleasant and helpful on the weekends and during the week. I stayed Saturday-Tuesday night (4 days) and it was great every day.
Each room had a different decor, and the grounds were amazing. There were fruit trees, at least half a hectare (one acre) of grass, multiple ponds with fish and fountains and full plantings. It was exactly what I wanted in a quiet, middle class/upper middle class safe established Hannover neighborhood. This is perfect for a business traveler like me who wants quiet; or, for a family with or without children.
If you want to walk across the street to a trendy club, then Viva Creativo is not for you. You can jump on the frequent, clean quiet bus for a 4 minute trip to the street car/subway line that takes you directly to the center of Hannover. Or you can walk 12-14 minutes, or borrow one of the hotels dozen free bicycles and ride the 5 minute bike trip yourself. I used the bicycle daily for 4 days, and rode on the bike paths, along the rivers with no car traffic, and explored.
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