We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof

Show Prices
#7 of 68 Hotels in Essen
GreenLeadersBronze level
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

509 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 119: English reviews
Start your review of Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
 Click to rate
Leeds, UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Apart from that, standard Ibis hotel in a very convenient location, just a few minutes from the central train station. My room was overlooking the tracks yet quiet with just some train station tannoy announcements in the distance. Free luggage storage.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MS644
Manchester, United Kingdom
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I was looking for a cheap and cheerful hotel to use as a base for a visit to the region - and that's what I got. Friendly, helpful staff, a comfortable, clean and quiet room, decent sized breakfast and a very reasonable price.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John A
About Hotel's Favourite Review
Melbourne
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We needed overnight accommodation in Essen and the Ibis seemed to fit the bill, as we were arriving by train and wanted to be close to the city centre. We were pleased to find that the hotel was only a few minutes walk from the main station and check-in was a quick and friendly process. Our room was better than...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RockDoctor
Paris, France
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Close to Essen Hauptbahnhauf. Very clean. Possibility to drink beer. Ask for rooms on the street and not on the railway ! Good location for a short stay at Essen, whatever the purpose (business or holiday)

Review collected in partnership with Accorhotels.com
 Report
Helpful?
Thank philippev685
Amsterdam Area, Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Several of us travelled for business purposes and stayed in this hotel and we all had the exact same question over dinner "how small is your bathroom?" and the comment "I don't think I can even sit on the toilet!". The bathrooms are tiny! With that said, the room was clean and adequate. The two single beds were pushed together,...

Review collected in partnership with Accorhotels.com
 Report
Helpful?
Thank sarahkU9851YV
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The hotel is well-situated for access to the city centre, the station and offices nearby (my meeting was just on the other side of the station). However the rooms are very small and the walls very thin so your sleep will be easily disturbed, as mine was, by other guests making noise in the corridors or in their rooms -...

Review collected in partnership with Accorhotels.com
 Report
Helpful?
Thank 196apf
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This would have been 4 or 5 stars if it were not for the RIDICULOUSLY cramped bathroom. I could honestly not sit on the toilet without my knees banging the wall! This hotel has a great location five minutes from the hauptbahnhof, secure car parking if you need it, very comfy bed, excellent buffet breakfast, typical Ibis value and pleasant...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank David E
H1444-SB, Manager at Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof, responded to this review

Dear David E, we highly appreciate that you took the time to let us know that you were not totally satisfied with your stay. I´m very sorry, that the room size did not meet your expectations. Kindest regards Iris Lenzner

Izegem, Belgium
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very convenient location. Very small room but clean. When we had paid, we saw that we paid 6 breakfasts instead of 4 and when we told it, we had a lot of difficulties to get back our money and the person who I spoke at the phone was very unfriendly. The experience of staying there was not so good for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rosita2015
H1444-SB, Manager at Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof, responded to this review

Dear Rosita2015, thank you very much for your feedback. We highly regret that you experienced such inconveniences with your payment/refund which does not shown our normal standard. Please rest assured, that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We thank you for your understanding and we would be pleased to welcome you again....

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ibis Essen is just across to the central train station - approx. 200m. Very convenient location close to Downtown, many enterprises (Evonik, E.on, RWE) and public transportation. Comparatively quiet and good noise-insulated windows (even when facing the rail tracks). It's a budget hotel (officially 2 star category). Rooms are comparatively new, are basic but offer all you need. Comfortable beds....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DGE2014
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If traveling for business and not for pleasure: OK The room is very small (I'm ok with that) and not well maintained (not ok with that) - washroom not impeccable to say the least. Service and staff are ok - most of them are very professional some of them, not so much. Breakfast is a well laid-out self service with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sylvainl751

74 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (48)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Other (18)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (26)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Essen hotels
Südviertel
Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
Stadtkern
InterCityHotel Essen
InterCityHotel Essen
#15 of 68 in Essen
175 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Ostviertel
Welcome Hotel Essen
Welcome Hotel Essen
#4 of 68 in Essen
258 reviews
Sheraton Essen Hotel
#6 of 68 in Essen
402 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ibis Essen hotel is ideally located in the city centre, only 200 m from the central railway station. 2.5 km from the SAALBAU ESSEN Convention Centre, 5 km from the Exhibition Centre and Colosseum theatre, the hotel offers 144 airconditioned rooms. Italso features a bar serving light meals and snacks 24 hours and private outdoor pay parking. There are numerous restaurants close by. WiFi wireless Internet access for guests on a business trip. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof

Address: Hollestrasse 50, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen
Price Range: RM229 - RM677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof 2*
Number of rooms: 144
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Hotels.com, ACCOR, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Essen
#2 Green Hotel in Essen
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Specify a decent-sized bathroom!”
474DavidE474, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room on the sixth floor is quiet and light and may be larger than other rooms.”
opera_fanatic47, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“back of hotel faces train tracks”
luv2ride, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side face the road.”
  • View from Room 224
  • Useless mini-sofa
  • No space for luggage
  • Powerpoints just adequate
  • Air conditioning instructions (hooray!)
RodneyfromLondon, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the station probably have the best views - if you like trains”
Win1fred, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5