We didn't have a map, so it took us a while to find it. We asked around and nobody knew this street, even the taxi drivers!?! We were advised to go to the tourist office and we finally got a map (€ 0.20). It was so simple! All we had to do - once we had left the train station - was go to the right side of the cathedral, then go down the stairs and go to the right. When you see a restaurant called Cosa Nostra, you found the hotel. Well, the hotel entrance is actually on the back of this restaurant, so you can either enter by the side door (usually open) or ring the bell at the back (the actual hotel entrance).
Note: The hotel reception closes at 10 PM, but the side door is usually open.
Our room was on the third floor. The elevator was a bit tiny, so we would rather use the stairs instead. The room was big for European standards, however the bathroom was tiny (with liquid shower gel, hair drier)but clean. If you are over 1m70 (5'7''), you will have problems using the toilet because your legs will probably hit the wall. I thought we'd get the room with wooden floors, but there was a carpet in ours.
I didn't have breakfast there (€ 10). We had it at Starbucks and spent less than that.
This hotel is not suitable for people who can't stand any noise (from the bars and train station) and cigarettes (coming from the bars).
Unique Quality: If you are staying on the rooms facing the Rhine river, you will have an excellent view of it and also a partial view of the Hohenzollern Bridge.
Big bedroom for European standards.
Excellent location: close to the Dom Cathedral and the main train station (HBF).
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