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...
Advantages: Comfortable. Tea & coffee in room. Central location Disadvantages: Expensive
I used the Ibis hotel in Birmingham last year when my friend got extremely drunk after a relationship break up while chatting to me on msn, at the time I didn't realise how drunk she was so when she told me to book a hotel and we would have a night out the following evening to cheer her up I was happy to oblige as usually as I mentioned in my Etap review it would work out...
Advantages: Handy for the airport Disadvantages: None
...I've used Ibis hotels many times, especially in France where they are quite prolific. They're not exactly luxurious, but they offer a good standard of accommodation at affordable rates. I've yet to enter an Ibis room and think it was unclean, or tatty.
They're almost always located either in city-centres, or close to motorway junctions. All their hotels offer "a 24-hour reception desk, a cosy bar...