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Best Western Victor's Residenz-Hotel Rodenhof

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Hotel room was too small to justify price, no safe in room most unusual for a business type hotel, no alarm clock in room, no mini bar, no clothes storage draws, dismal black furniture, very limited lighting in room no ceiling light in room ..only table type lamps plus a standard lamp, no ac, room very hot even with windows open even in February. Receptionist chewing gum at check out. Disappointed. Positives breakfast pretty good nice friendly waitress Frau Ulrich.

We stayed here for a weekend and were pleasantly surprised. The room is big and well furnished, the emplyees very friendly and helpful. The pool itself is bigger than in other hotels we stayed. We will definitely come back.

I stayed for 3 nights at this hotel for business and really enjoyed my time here. The room was clean and the breakfast offered a great variety of food. The only downside is that it is quite far away from the city center, so it is better to have a car if you are planning to stay there. I recommend this hotel and will stay again there if I ever come back to Saarbrücken.

Probably one of the best places I’ve been staying lately. Clean, neat, cozy, quite, close to everything that is around, easily accessible. The staff is very professional, attentive to very little detail.

Stopped overnight on way back to UK Room lovely and large - it was very hot as no airconditioning The buffet in the evening was excellent and plentiful. Sat in patio area with a drink. Breakfast was a bit full and two groups were leaving but very good value

Where can I start? I loved the place. Staff cannot do enough for you. I had emailed the hotel prior to our arrival and informed them that we might get to the hotel earlier than check in time. We would have been travelling over night and could it be possible to have the room around 1pm. We managed to get to Saarbrucken at 9.30 am and I went into the hotel to let them know we were here, not expecting the room to be ready at all. It was!! It made my day because we had been awake from 6:30 am Friday morning. So top marks for that. Our room was on the ground floor and very spacious. It was a themed room of the sea which was lovely. The bed was comfortable and the room was immaculately clean. It was also very quiet too. We had a look around the hotel before going into Saarbrucken centre. There was a good sized pool with loungers around it. The bar area was cosy and clean. The restaurant side was wonderful, lovely colour schemes. There was a patio outside the restaurant which looked wonderful. Breakfast was really good. If you wanted a cooked breakfast there was that available. Some one even requested an omlette, which looked nice. We stuck to the continental buffet and treated ourselves to smoked salmon daily (expensive in Britain) and other things off the buffet. The hotel itself is situated in Rodenhof and there are regular buses to the city centre. If ask for the Saarland card bus travel is free. We ended up walking most days because the weather was nice. It took us around 30 minutes. We ended up using taxis to get back late at night and they cost around 8 euros from the train station. All in all a fantastic three days and fab start to our tour of Germany.

We stopped off at this hotel for one night en route eastwards. The rooms were spacious and clean, with lovely large windows that let in a lot of light. While not particularly large, the breakfast buffet was perfectly adequate, with a decent selection of fruits, breads, and pastries. However, it's the little things that were slightly lacking - most notably the air conditioning in the bedrooms. While we were provided with a fan, this really didn't do much against the stifling summer heat.

My stay here was unplanned. The June weather was warm and I was surprised to find rooms had no air-conditioning despite the status of the hotel. I was given a two room suite and was shown up to the room. I found the furniture to be dated as was the rest of the hotel. The bathroom was the semi highlight but the shower temperature control was non existent. The bed was comfortable, the pillows were flat. The sofa was not comfortable at all. The staff were very nice, their English was excellent. Grounds and location were beautiful. On-site restaurant is a Micheline Star rated which drives up prices for all the eating locations. I think the target audience is a bit old the my mid 40 something group I am in.

Instead of the quiet room I had asked for, I got a room above the day room of the personnel, towards the parking lots and the marshalling yard of the main station of Saarbrücken. They also have the by far tiniest bathroom I ever saw in my life. You have to twist yourself around the WC in order to enter into the tiny shower cabin. And when soaping yourself you are cutting off the shower spray as the water mixer tap is in always the way. I got a large salad from the restaurant. It was not very elaborate nor fresh, came but drowned in rather cheaply tasting balsamico. It was served quite negligently, with the least effort.

OK, this hotel looks a little old-fashioned - apart from the dining room, which has had a really unfortunate "trendy" refurbishment (silver wallpaper, furry lightshades with an interesting fake antler design, etc...). But it's comfortable and completely clean. Receptionist staff very friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. Really nice swimming pool in the basement. It's not in the city centre but only about a 15 minute walk away in a quiet area.

Kalmanstr. 47-51 Saarbruecken SL

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Located within a mile (2 km) of Ludwigspark Stadion, Best Western Victor's Residenz-Hotel Rodenhof is within 2 miles (3 km) of Congress Hall. This 4-star hotel has 100 rooms and welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's also close to Ludwigskirche and Saarbruecken Castle.


Dining

Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM. Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: THE RESTAURANT offers relaxing garden views; Victor's Stube specializes in local cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.


Rooms

All 100 soundproofed rooms feature free international calls, free long-distance calls, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Desks are also standard.


Property features

Guests staying at Best Western Victor's Residenz-Hotel Rodenhof enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. If you plan to drive, free offsite parking is available. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and a business center.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 1

Comfort Room, 1 Queen Bed (Cozy Sitting Corner)

Queen 1 | Sleeps 1

Comfort Room, 1 Double Bed (Cozy Sitting Corner)

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

72% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 158 reviews