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Chennai, India
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice and the staff are friendly. The breakfast is excellent. If you checkout early morning, they pack and give you the breakfast, if you inform them the previous day. Weekend breakfast starts only at 7:30 am and that needs to start earlier as during the weekdays. The hotel provides a bottle on arrival and departure. Will be... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your evaluation. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Wolverley, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel has it's own entrance to the Das Vogel Brewery next door. It's virtually sound proof So when you open it you've got the full on bar noise,then silence when closed. The staff are very helpful & speake good English. I came down worse for wear 1 hour after breakfast had finished & managed to help my self to... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Inhaber at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for the evaluation. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and appreciated our service. I will give your compliments to my staff. See you soon at the Hotel Der Blaue Reiter! Kind regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Belgium
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed in the dependance which is a newly built building 100m down the street from the main hotel so can only comment these rooms. The rooms are beautiful! Pure and modern design! Spacious bathroom with heated floors, spacious showers with different light modes for mood. The beds are super comfy. There was a nice coffee machine included in the... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Inhaber at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear “Perralta”, thank you so much for this great evaluation and the really nice comments. We are glad you enjoyed the stay at our hotel and that you appreciated our room in the dependence ‘KUBUS’. See you soon at the Hotel Der Blaue Reiter! Best regards Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Detroit
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights there and were very comfortable. Lovely newer hotel with large bathroom and comfy bed. Right next to the bed were switches for all the lights and to work the blinds. The breakfast was by far the best we had during 10 days in Europe. The beer garden/restaurant attached to the hotel was wonderful as well, and... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Inhaber at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear “Ukcat285”, thank you so much for the evaluation and the really nice comments. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and appreciated the big choices on our breakfast buffet. See you soon at the ‘Hotel Der Blaue Reiter’. Best regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Bruges, Belgium
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64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very good hotel, although it does not look as spectacular as the pictures might suggest. We booked a normal room for one night. Everything was fine. Breakfast was excellent, breakfast room is large enough for a quiet start of the day. Reception staff was extremely friendly, especially the morning thet we left. We did not need to use the hotel... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear „knolpa“, thank you very much for your evaluation. We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I have stayed at the main hotel before, with work. This time we were pointed down the road to the Kubis. Well, the room was amazing, luscious bed with scrumptious duvet (all my experiences of German hotels have the most delicious duvets........always singles tho, even if you have a double bed). Walk in shower, balcony for a smoke and good... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your evaluation. We are glad you enjoyed the stay at our hotel and we are looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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661 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were here for only one night but it ticked all our boxes and I am quite fussy. Breakfast, as others and as the hotel state IS excellent. The area is relaxed and quality of the food is good. it compares favourably with the Gritti (5* luxury). Check in and check out were quick and professional. All staff are very... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Inhaber at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear „Wendy119186363“, thank you so much for this great evaluation and your nice comments. We are really glad you enjoyed the stay at our hotel. I will give your compliments to my staff. I appreciated a lot that you noted the details, which are so important for me and my family, like the products of our breakfast buffet, the mattress... More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Karlshruhe for 12 weeks and spent the last 2 in this hotel. By far the #1 hotel and #1 location. Durlach is a beautiful area which has plenty of history and has maintained the old feel to the area. Some really good local restaurants in the area and bars.

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear “David C”, thank you very much for your nice evaluation. We are glad you enjoyed the stay at our hotel and Durlach. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Marcus Fränkle CEO More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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80 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Well located in the 'historic' center of Durlach. Arriving by car, and need for parking? Ask for a place in their under ground parking (limited places) - not exactly free. Appreciated much the service and hospitality ( a bottle f water offered by departure - thx ), but compared to the ranked 'first' hotel in Karlsruhe, the facility, commodities and... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your evaluation. Parking is available at the underground garage for € 12,00 per night. Our annex “KUBUS” has a park area for € 9,00 per night and at our event center “KunstWerk” and along the road you can park for free. We would like to improve constantly and are always open for suggestions and comments.... More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Comfortable room and bed with good size bathroom however strange automatic venetian blinds on the outside of the window, coupled with sliding blinds on the inside, that you couldn't fully retract, meant that the room could have been lighter. We stayed on a night that was quite warm and found the air-con to be fairly ineffective - this was also... More 

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Marcus_Fraenkle, Geschäftsführer at Der Blaue Reiter, responded to this review

Dear „Dan R“, thank you for your evaluation. Unfortunately we couldn’t satisfy you with our hotel – I’m sorry for that. For breakfast you can choose between 100 products varieties. We attach great importance to the quality and freshness of our articles. Especially our eggs and bacon are one of our most popular foods – we purchase these exclusively from... More 

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Additional Information about Der Blaue Reiter

Address: Amalienbadstrasse 16, 76227, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Region: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Karlsruhe
Price Range: ₹ 8,276 - ₹ 12,995 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Der Blaue Reiter 3.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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“If Facing the street the room gets hot with sun light through the window so use the motorised shutters.”
 of 5 bubbles BigAl1703, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be upgraded to the "KUBUS" for extra spectacular rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles RainerW560, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Dont go to this hotel. The room I've been into was stinking.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarito88, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Doesn't really matter, but prefer the rooms which do not face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles VikasSingh72, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“go for the KUBUS, especially is you have allergies”
 of 5 bubbles Jo_Chen_Lah, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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