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Room Report: Hilton Hotel Frankfurt, Germany

Hilton Frankfurt, Germany
Hilton Frankfurt, Germany
Hilton Hotels

Arrival Experience: The city-center Hilton hotel is a business traveler favorite for its convenient location and friendly service. With a location near the Stock Exchange there is a business focus here, which is appreciated by travelers. Most are arriving by train from the airport, which is quick and convenient from the nearby S-Bahn station. Once in the airy lobby, service is friendly and swift with staff ready to assist in multiple languages. A trickling fountain, natural light, and plentiful seating area welcome guests to linger before finding their room.

Dining: This hotel is in the city's core with more dining options in the neighborhood to choose from than is imaginable. Pacific Colors is the main restaurant serving a colorful breakfast spread overlooking the nearby park. Terrace seating is especially popular when the weather is warm enough. The new Terrace on the Park restaurant will serve lunch and dinner al fresco with ample sunny and shady spots. The menu features continental fare, and nearby Gekko's stays open late each with thumping club action. Cuban cigars and other tasteful cocktails are welcome additions, and the lobby bar is open for coffee, German beer or any desired tipple throughout the day and evening. Known as the Vista Bar, it has an airy atmosphere with natural light and plentiful seating welcoming business visitors from nearby offices after work.

Accommodations: All rooms are complete with wide desks with rolling chairs, numerous electrical outlets, and excellent views of either side of the city's skyline. Peter Thomas Roth skincare products headline the bathrooms while guest rooms showcase all kinds of extras from cushioned armchairs or sofas to coffeemakers. The beds are topped with thick duvets and a stack of plump pillows while closets hold robes and slippers. Modern style has made its way through every inch of the property, which makes a wonderful first impression. Executive level rooms have free evening cocktails and breakfast on the elevator landing's lounge plus concierge service at any hour. For those booking the executive level, breakfast is also served in Pacific Colors restaurant.

Conclusion: This hotel has its eye on corporate travelers thanks to its city-center location. The health club, operated by a third party, is full service with a modern gym and massage facility. A major selling point for the hotel is its semi-Olympic swimming pool that is popular with those that are into aquatic pursuits. Groups are commonly found in the hotel's plentiful meeting areas, and the staff is used to dealing with Americans among other international travelers. This is an ideal option for those wanting a heart-of-it-all location, modern accommodations, and the promise of Hilton reliability.

Charlotte travelers can fly on US Airways nonstop to Frankfurt twice daily during the summer months, and once daily throughout the rest of the year.