BEST WESTERN PREMIER Parkhotel Engelsburg,  Recklinghausen

4.5/5  - based on 130 guest reviews.
Augustinessenstrasse 10, 45657, Recklinghausen, Germany - See map
+49 2361 2010 +49 2361 201 120

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  • 24-hour front desk
    24-hour front desk
  • Cocktail lounge
    Cocktail lounge
  • Massage services
    Massage services
  • Safe deposit box
    Safe deposit box
  • Onsite laundry
    Onsite laundry
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
    Wireless internet connection in public areas
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The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Parkhotel Engelsburg is a building with 300 years of history, quiet and well located in the city center of Recklinghausen. Be surprised and fascinated by the warm atmosphere of the old mansion. The timeless elegance and steadily advanced comfort makes this hotel for the discerning traveler, a popular place to go. A warm and professional staff welcomes you. Feel like home! Whether you like classic or comfort, whether located on the idyllic garden or the courtyard, each of the 65 rooms is elegantly and comfortably furnished. Not least because of the warm interior with cherry wood furniture, the rooms offer a comfortable and welcoming ambiance. A Finnish Sauna and a steam bath as well as the idyllic courtyard invite you to spend relaxing hours. Or exercise in our modern gym. Both, the spa and the Wi-Fi access are free of charge.

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BEST WESTERN PREMIER Parkhotel Engelsburg,Recklinghausen
  • 5
    « Definitely best place in the area »

    This is a lovely hotel that I have stayed at many times for business. The staff and service are excellent. Breakfast is good and the restaurant is also quite good if a little overpriced. There are many places to eat within walking distance however. There is not much of a bar at the hotel - just a little corner in the lobby with some chairs but it is open 24 hours. Again, there are many bars in walking distance. The rooms are nicely appointed with classic style furniture - all quite new. Some rooms have small kitchenettes. Plan to pay extra for parking as there are only 4 or 5 free spots in front of the hotel.

    4
    « Nice place »

    Nice place with friendly staff. Good breakfast, although I would like some "normal" juice for the breakfast not just some multivitamina whatever that was. They also forgot to fill the soap dispensers in our bathroom. Except for that, great place. I would recommend a stay here. Not suitable for a tight budget though. They have an agreement with a parking house close by, so traveling by car is no problem. Close to the "city center"

    4
    « Nice hotel in Recklinghausen »

    I spent more than a week in the hotel, it's a good one and has a perfect location, in the heart of the city and close to the train station. Quite elegant, with old style furniture (not quite my style) but very clean. Rooms are small, like almost everywhere in Europe, not AC but surprisingly, with a very large bathroom. Personnel was attentive and cleaned the room carefully every day. The did offer dry cleaning/washing, too, but a little overpriced. Also, the rooms are overpriced in my opinion. A big minus is the noise level... The hotel has an inner court with tables where guests can have dinner or a drink... which is fine...except that there doesn't seem to be a limit to how late patrons can sit at these tables and speak and laugh as loud as during lunch time... It was 2.00 am and some where making a noise as if they were on a stadium, with no respect for the guests in their rooms who were trying to sleep... and nobody from the hotel bothered to stop them or to at least calm them down and tell them to keep the noise level at reasonable levels... Overall, a nice place to stay at but feel free to look for other cheaper options, too, maybe you find a gem!

    5
    « Perfect place for a visit in Recklinghausen »

    In the past, my experience with Best Western was mixed - to put it positively - and even a Best Western Plus in Washington was a let-down. A very different and positive experience in the Engelsburg. Very pleasant and attentive staff, spacious rooms with comfortable beds. Just all around a pleasant atmosphere. And the hotel is right in the center of Recklinghausen. You can walk through the city with its boutiques and bars straight from the hotel.

    5
    « Always fantastic »

    We are regulars, visiting from UK. Our recent 3 night trip was as good as ever and we again ate in the hotel restaurant, it is superb nothing like most hotel restaurants at all. Really top notch food and particularly excellent steaks. We love the hotel breakfast and find it reasonably priced at 13 euros, fair value. The hotel is comfortable, nicely maintained and we always feel welcome so it's always a relaxing stay.

    2
    « Not really worth the price »

    Stayed with my daughter on a car trip to the riviera. Venue is nice and conveniently located near the motorway and in the center of Recklinghausen -a pleasant German village. A minus was the lack of AC; it was a stuffy and warm summer night. Mattresses were covered by rubber, like in a hospital. Not very pleasant as it does not breathe. Breakfast was quite pricey, they were out of eggs and beacon when we arrived and they never filled up when we were there, even when asked and they initially promised to do so. Far too expensive for what you actually get, would not stay agin.

    5
    « Great experience »

    Greatly impressed by this small historic castle converted into a hotel. The building is just amazing. The balcony of my room had views of the very nice central courtyard. Room itself was a mini suite with the bedroom separate from the lounge. Service was excellent. A great experience.

    5
    « Beautiful hotel in the center of Recklinghausen »

    Very beautiful hotel in the heart of Recklinghausen. Very clean and fresh rooms, superb breakfast buffet, garage nearby, excellent restaurant, best service. directyl at the town wall from the middle ages, on one side, on the other side directly on the center of the town.

    4
    « Quiet place in a small town »

    Sometimes when you are on the route it is better to have a stop in a small town then in a big city. Recklinghausen is on the way from N to S and from E to W, so traveling across Germany you can always plan a pit stop there. Quiet, excellent, high level hotel in a lovely quiet city. Recommended!

    5
    « Perfect choice - excellent in every way. »

    This is our German home from home, having stayed there every year since they opened around 20 years ago. Super friendly, spotless comfortable rooms with great beds, an excellent restaurant with top notch food and a superb breakfast. All in a fab location - can't fault anything. Top German football teams and celebrities stay here because it's so comfortable and friendly.

  • 5
    « Lovely place - highly recommended »

    I simple love this hotel. The rooms are nice, clean and well equipped (one could only wish to have a coffee machine). The location is perfect, both if you are in transit (close to the highway) and if you want to visit the city (a few meters further starts the pedestrian zone of the city centre). The staff is very helpful and speaks very good English. The breakfast is tasty and quite varied. The only problem is a small parking space in the courtyard. If you arrive late, most likely you won't find a spot for yourself. Right in front of the hotel there is however a reasonably priced public parking - so no worries. All in all, very nice and highly recommended hotel.

    3
    « A good choice »

    Generally the hotel is ok. the fitness room is very small, there is no pool. Breakfast is ok but not something to write home about. If you are landing in Dortmund or doing business in the area of Dortmund, this hotel is a reasonable choice. All is good but not exceptional

    5
    « A warm welcome, where everything is thought of. »

    From the moment you arrive this place feels like a home away from home. Everywhere there are thoughtful elements that make your stay worthwhile. An example are the drinks available, free of charge, in the lobby. Tea and coffee during the day and water and apple juice later on. We stayed in the classic/comfort room and were greeted with space, clean linen and well kept rooms. The food available in the restaurant was wonderful. We rose to the challenge and went with the "let us surprise you" 3 course meal- do try and you won't be disappointed. Breakfast was worth the €13, especially if you have hot breakfast lovers like I do in the family. Parking can be problematic but there is a public car park opposite that can take overflow at a reduced rate. We used the hotel as a place to stay to visit Munster and then Schalke fC. Public transport to the game was effiencent and cheap. All up, a great break.

    3
    « Ok for a stop over »

    We booked the hotel as a stop over on our way back from Denmark. Having a double room with added bed for our kid we had a room under the roof with a lot of roof inclination. It was relatively dark and overall very uninspiring. Given the money we payed, I would have expected a bit more, especially given the fact that it is the best rated hotel in town. Location wise it is situated at a big street, but we didn't hear the noise (phasing the other side). Also the hotel is at the edge of the shopping street, so you can easily walk into the city. We did, but the selection of shops is rather depressing. We also had dinner in the outside seating area of the hotel. It is situated in the court of the hotel and was nice. Food was ok, but unfortunately some nearby guests started smoking which ruined the experience for us. So next time we will likely be choosing an alternative in one of the other cities around.

    4
    « Tower Suite is something else »

    I have stayed here twice now, once I ended up in the Tower Suite where you do a lot of climbing of stairs but it is worth it for a special experience. It is a beautiful location in easy walking distance from the railway station. It offers very spacious rooms and I had two very pleasant stays there. Staff are friendly and always helpful, in particular reception and conference employees. The food is good, something for everybody. In the summer the courtyards are tranquil and invite to sit and chill.

    5
    « Room 228 - great space! »

    Having grown up in Recklinghausen and visiting from time to time, I've been at the Engelsburg once again this weekend. It was a very nice stay, and I was put up in room 228 which has a separate bedroom, and a nice living room. I had to work quite a bit on my laptop during the weekend and the extra space was much appreciated. A Plus is also the nice / friendly staff; the location of course; and the 24/7 hotel bar availability.

    5
    « 10 out of 10 for a perfect bathroom! »

    having stayed at a considerable number of hotels in the past few years, the Engelsburg is the first hotel in my experience that offers a perfectly designed bathroom. The shower is easily adjusted ... with ones eyes closed .. and there is a grip rail to help less fit people to safely exit the bath tub. The floor is easily cleaned because the toilet, etc. are lifted off the floor. There is a fan-heater to create a temperature convenient to the guest and the hair dryer's speed can be adjusted by squeezing the handle. There are hooks to hang items of clothing and the wash-basin is set flush into the table top. The room does not steam up when having a shower. The rest of the hotel is in its homely splendor very efficiently run by professional reception- and restaurant staff. The rooms are well appointed, the beds are comfortable and one is loathed to leave. This is not the first time I was a guest at the Engelsburg, but every time I was informed that I was booked in there, I looked forward to that experience with great anticipation .. and was never disappointed. So sorry that I can't say anything negative ? The staff ought to be congratulated on their superb team effort.

    3
    « frustrating »

    been here once before and it was not quite as tight in what one asked for and got. may have been a bad day. location is great as are the amenities if folks are willing to make them available promptly as promised.

    5
    « Excellent hotel in the northern Ruhr »

    We were looking for an overnight stay en route to the Channel Tunnel, and picked the Parkhotel Engelsburg from the GPS in the car. This hotel is generously proportioned in the German style with large rooms and bathrooms providing plenty of circulation space. Matching cherry wood furnishings throughout, a well appointed bathroom, without a separate shower unit - you have to step into the bath to shower, at least in the room where we stayed. Two armchairs, a table and free wifi makes the room a comfortable work space as well as a place to relax. The restaurant is excellent, both for dinner and breakfast with English spoken by all staff that we encountered. Car parking is limited but there is an underground car park immediately opposite which is available for an extra fee. This was a serendipitous find, and an excellent location for an overnight stop in the northern Ruhr. It's also an interesting building architecturally. I would certainly stay there again.

    5
    « Top in Recklinghausen »

    Stay here many days a year for business. Never been disappointed! Clean rooms, perfect service and very helpful staff. Breakfast is very good with a lot of fresh food. Restaurant is rather expensive but quality and service are accordingly. Great terras! Wifi is free and rather fast for an hotel.

  • 4
    « Beautiful old palace centrally located with friendly service »

    We stayed for two nights over the week end. Check in was efficient and we went up to our room located on the 2nd floor in a square tower. The room was lovely with a separate siting area and balcony that overlooked the courtyard and garden area. There was a wedding going on and it was fun to watch the bride and guests have their pictures taken in the garden. The only negative was the room had a bit of a musty air about it. Parking was easy with a car park across the road at 7 euros per 24 hrs and free parking in the courtyard if available. Breakfast was a nice buffet of typically German cold meets and good bread as well as other options. There was a terrace but unfortunately the weather was not kind for us. On the whole would recommend as a lovely place to stay, just be aware church is round the corner and you will here the mass bells at 9.45 am on a Sunday morning. Also pillows were a bit hard, even their soft comfort ones. The service from reception and restaurant staff was very friendly, helpful and efficient. Could not fault this and would certainly stay again.

    5
    « Excellent hotel »

    I stayed here for one night and I was very pleased with my stay. Check in procedures were very efficient, room was great (comfortable bed, large enough bathroom (for European standards) and the premises are very well kept and clean. Breakfast was good with a variety of breads, fruits, cheeses and hams and yoghurt. Would recommend this place.

    4
    « Very Pleasant »

    Stayed here for one night since I was on a short business trip. Rooms are not that big but very clean. Bathroom however was large! Room was very clean and the service at the lobby was great. Friendly staff and helpful. No complaints whatsoever.

 

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·From: Highway A43. Take the exit for Herten/Recklinghausen in the direction of Recklinghausen and follow the sign for Zentrum/City Center. After about 1. 5 kilometers, at the last traffic light, turn left onto Konigswall. Then at the second traffic light turn right onto Augustinessenstrasse. The car can be parked in the garage opposite the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Parkhotel Engelsburg. ·From: Highway A2. At the highway junction for Recklinghausen change to Highway A43 in the direction of Munster. Then take the exit for Herten/Recklinghausen in the direction of Recklinghausen and follow the sign for Zentrum/City Center. After about 1. 5 kilometers, at the last traffic light, turn left onto Konig...

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