Advantages: Good location, near to main attractions, excellent retro decor Disadvantages: Supercilious staff and expensive ale
...On my last trip to Budapest I was very lucky to choose a hotel within walking distance of the centre and quite a few of the main attractions. The Mercure Budapest was formerly known as The Taverna and is located about two minutes walk away from the bank of the River Danube. We arrived by taxi from the airport which is roughly about 17 kilometres and as I paid the taxi driver I remember thinking...
Advantages: Great location, Good breakfast, Free parking Disadvantages: Needs a facelift, 80s inspired rooms
...The Ibis York Centre is a budget hotel in York that provides adequate lodgings for a cheap getaway to this wonderful city. The location of the hotel is by far its major selling point and this is probably one of the few things about it that keeps people returning.
As I said, the location of the hotel is definitely its star selling point. Located on The Mount, it is a mere...
Advantages: Well located, Comfortable bed, Good breakfast, nice lobby area Disadvantages: no tea and coffee making facilities in the room
...Hotel Ibis Duisburg City
During a weekend trip to Germany, I stayed one night at the Hotel Ibis in Duisburg City. After staying the Etap the previous night, I was looking forward to staying at the Ibis Hotel in the hope that I would have a more comfortable stay. During a different trip I had stayed at the Mercure hotel located round the corner, so I had two local hotels to...