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Top Bamberg Historic Hotels

Tandem
3 out of 5
Untere Sandstr. 20, Bamberg, BY
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4.7/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)

"Great location and very helpful staff. Walkable to all the major attractions and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2019

Tandem
Best Western Hotel Bamberg
3.5 out of 5
Luitpoldstraße 7, Bamberg, BY
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The price is £80 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (655 reviews)

"Tiptop rooms, good breakfast and very good location"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Best Western Hotel Bamberg
Ferienwohnung am Rathaus Bamberg
3 out of 5
Fleischstr. 21, Bamberg, BY
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4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)

"wonderful! Nice owners & very thoughtful! Everything is great & we had a good tinme."…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2017

Ferienwohnung am Rathaus Bamberg
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Hotel Nepomuk
4 out of 5
Obere Mühlbrücke 9, Bamberg
The price is £105 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (100 reviews)

"Great hotel in Bamberg. Unique location in the "middle" of the river that runs through the town adds to the ambiance. Friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Hotel Nepomuk
Hotel Wohnbar
2.5 out of 5
Stangsstrasse 3, Bamberg
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4.3/5Excellent! (48 reviews)

"A/C was much appreciated when the temps reached 39 degrees (102 degrees F). Rooms were spacious and came with Nespresso coffee maker."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2019

Hotel Wohnbar
Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss Bamberg
4 out of 5
Untere Sandstr. 32, Bamberg, BY
The price is £110 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (565 reviews)
Average

"Average hotel Food prices are overpriced for the quality."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss Bamberg
Welcome Kongresshotel Bamberg
3.5 out of 5
Mussstrasse 7, Bamberg, BY
The price is £88 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (514 reviews)

"The hotel staff was very diligent in assuring cleanliness of room and hotel property. They were very courteous."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

Welcome Kongresshotel Bamberg
Hotel Altenburgblick
3 out of 5
Panzerleite 59, Bamberg, BY
The price is £58 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (227 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly. The location is great, walking distance from the town centre."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2020

Hotel Altenburgblick
Hotel Alt-Ringlein
Dominikanerstrasse 9, Bamberg, BY
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4/5Very Good! (130 reviews)

"Such a cute little hotel! Great location, would definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2018

Hotel Alt-Ringlein
Arkaden Hotel Im Kloster
3 out of 5
Karmelitenplatz 1, GPS: Am Knöcklein 1, Bamberg, BY
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4/5Very Good! (491 reviews)
Room is simple, breakfast excellent

"Room is furnished very simply. But is clean and silent. Apart of church bells in the morning :-). I recommend to take breakfast. Very good selection of charcuterie including salmon, yogurts, eggs, jams..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2019

Arkaden Hotel Im Kloster
ibis Bamberg Altstadt
2.5 out of 5
Theatergassen 10, Navigation: Schillerplatz 2, Bamberg, BY
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3.9/5Good! (283 reviews)
Super Value

"Great property, close to the Alstadt with great staff. It's not fancy but clean and very adequate. Our room was great for family and our puppies, remarkably spacious for a budget hotel."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

ibis Bamberg Altstadt
Hotel National
3 out of 5
Luitpoldstr. 37, Bamberg, BY
The price is £50 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.7/5Good! (292 reviews)

"The hotel is close main train station with supermaret nearby. Nice environment. The toilet is designed to close coulle"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hotel National
Center Hotel Main Franken Bamberg
3 out of 5
An der Breitenau 2, Bamberg, BY
The price is £78 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
3.3/5 (167 reviews)
Woderful stay

"It is very nice to stay. Very friendly staff. Room was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

Center Hotel Main Franken Bamberg
Graupner
Lange Straße 5, Bamberg, Bavaria
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Bamberg

When you go on a Bamberg trip out of town, it is easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your accommodation will have all the necessary amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique hotel can enrich your stay. A stay in a Bamberg historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room that is also overflowing with personality. Additionally, it provides you the opportunity to surround yourself in Bamberg's history.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the historic accommodations give you a feel for a historic period right from the start. From Victorian-style architecture to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you may begin to wonder whether you are a time traveller, or a tourist. Fortunately, you won't have to live completely in the past. While these hotels are vintage, they have modern conveniences to help you wind down on your trip. You will notice your room outfitted with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about everything else you might need for a wonderful stay.

Once you have spent time appreciating the historic hotel's grounds, you can tour the famed landmarks and art galleries to take in more of the Bamberg's culture. Of course, all this hopping through history is going to work up an appetite. Be sure to scan the comments and read the suggestions other guests to Bamberg think is merit going to. You can also ask your hotel's front desk so you can find out where the local spots to grab a pint or a bite to eat in Bamberg are.

Your Bamberg Accommodation Is Waiting

If you are looking to get the most out of your Bamberg visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich city. With Expedia's choice of 15 one-of-a-kind hotels to select from, you're certain to discover at a great rate. However, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Bamberg?
Travellers love the significant historical sites they can explore in Bamberg. While you’re here, why not check out the riverfront and breweries?
What's the best hotel in Bamberg to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss Bamberg is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. New Residence is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include ibis Bamberg Altstadt and Hotel Alt-Ringlein.
How many historical hotels will I find in Bamberg?
In Bamberg, you’ll find 67 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 15 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Bamberg?
Bamberg is notable for landmarks like Bamberg Cathedral, New Residence and E.T.A. Hoffmann Haus. Cultural venues include Brose Arena, Concert Hall Bamberg and Ludwig Collection Bamberg. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Old Town Hall and Michaelsberg Monastery.
What is a historic hotel like in Bamberg?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a place that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Bamberg, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels are generally what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Bamberg have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the normal amenities found in any hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Bamberg, you won’t be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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