Savoy Hotel Frankfurt
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSavoy Hotel Frankfurt
It is an old Hotel, convienent location, rooms were OK.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Savoy Hotel Frankfurt
Questionable 4 star, but great location!
Got a very good rate at this hotel, but it is definitely not a 4 star hotel as advertised. The room was compact, but quiet and clean. It was supposed to be non-smoking, but you could smell cigarette smoke in the bed linens. The included breakfast was quite good. Helpful staff at the front desk, and it's directly across from the main train station.
Never give them your creditcard number
Well I staied with them early this month , it can't be called a four star hotel, I staied in a much better two star hotel than this one. the service is very bad the carpet was dirty and the only good thing they have is the breakfast buffet, and the Wi Fi connection which is not free. And the main problem I experianced with them is that, they asked for my credit card number when i checked in and even though I told them not to charg it because I want to pay by a traveler check, which they accepted on the time of chicking in. They refuse to accept my traveler check when i checked out, so i had to run to the nearest bank to cash it so i could pay them cash. I payed cash they accepted the money and closed my account and gave me a paper saying that I have a zero balance, well guess what after i went home my credit card bill came showing that they charge my card for my stay. I called them, it's not easy to get hold of the manager and the person I spoke with said that he can't find a record of me paying by cash. So I faxed him a copy of their recept and I am still trying to get my money back
Frommer's 2003 Frankfurt guide said the Savoy had a microeatery, but we did not find it. The bar area has about 8 tables, no reservations were needed. Buffet breakfast was good, but this is the only meal offered. We were disappointed with regular rooms and upgraded to 'comfort rooms' to get air conditioning--for an additional 15 euros/day. It was muggy w/o the a/c. On our last day, we went for the 0600 hour opening time for the restuarant and found almost nothing was ready--even though a tour group was booked and tables had placards for the group. There was no free shuttle as mentioned on some web sites. About half the staff were friendly. Good location--main train station across the street. Not a four star hotel, even though a plaque is on outside of the hotel to indicate that status. Otherwise comfortable.
Not sure how this rates as a four star
I went to this hotel with great expectations - probably because of the name.
It did not live up to these in any way - apart from the fact that some of the staff were very good.
Bathrooms and decor very shabby. Cigarette burns and scratches on the sink. In the bathroom the shower head would not stay in place as the holder for it was so worn. We moved rooms as the radiator would not turn off and the sink plug did not work, and that one was no better. What more can I say?
Go for the Comfort Rooms
The "standard" room was really cheap, but by no means a 4-star standard. The bathroom was quite shabby, and the rest of the room as well. The pictures I saw may have been taken in the comfort category, which also features air conditioning.
The pool is warm, but small, the changing area needs paint. Pool area itself reasonably clean. Restaurant was not open in the evening. Okay for the price, but 4 stars is something else ...
Great Hotel, centrally located. Easy access to the main railway station. Good leisure facilities. Good breakfast.
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Went in search of food in Frankfurt when we arrived. Since queen Elizabeth was visiting the next day, the old part of town would be impossible to visit, so we made our way tonight through the old part of town. Glad we did.
... a quick immigration and customs line. We then met up with our tour group led by Richard from Amsterdam and a wide variety of American tourists from Hawaii to the East Coast. We loaded our spacious coach bus that will be our wheels of transportation for the next two weeks. After an hour and a half drive, we arrived at our hotel near Heidelberg. We had some down time to shower and ...
... in the same area in 2002.
After more traffic we arrived at the hotel in downtown Frankfurt around 6:30. We had dinner and watched two groups of Asian tourists check into the hotel. I had seen a lot of Asian tourists on other trips to Europe, but this is the first bunch we have noticed on this trip. The internet was not free this hotel, but cost 6E ...
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... you look at who's above the UK in the ranking and who's below (The U.S. by the way has 84, which is not a fair comparison and also doesn't mean much given the great, largely unpopulated expanse of the American west.) Those above the UK are Malta, Singapore, Sri Lanka, the Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, as well as the Netherlands, small places where it doesn't take many people to fill it up. Although the one ...