A Real Live Like a German Experience:
The Story of Siobhan visiting Koblenz, Germany in August 2013
Siobhan has rented through us a vacation apartment in Germany and a unique "Live Like a German" story to tell. In general the feedback of our customers like Siobhan typically contains valuable suggestions and travel tips, which can be extremely useful when planning your own Germany vacation. Hope this story inspires you with more Germany vacation ideas for perhaps your own "Live Like a German" experience in the future ...
This is the vacation apartment where Siobhan was staying:
Bedrooms: 2 | Sleeps: 5 | minimum stay is 3 nights (but may require a longer stay during main season)
. This charming, colorful apartment comes with 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 5 guests. It commands direct views of the Rhine River and has free Wi-Fi access. Additional beds are available upon request, and the unit comes with satellite TV and a… [ + ] More Details
Here is Siobhan's Feedback:
Comfortable, well equipped self-catering
We really enjoyed our stay in Koblenz at Am Ufer. A spacious, very well equipped self-catering apartment with a friendly, helpful local agent - Helmut.↵↵
As we were on a train holiday and didn't have a car, the bikes available at the apartment were invaluable for getting around - to the shops, the centre of Koblenz etc.↵↵
The only thing we could fault is that while we had direct views of the Rhine if we leaned out our window or stood on the road outside the property - it doesn't make the most of its superb location on the banks of the Rhine. I'm not sure what could be done, but maybe some raised seating or deck or whatever within the yard.↵↵
One activity we took a while to find and would be of interest especially in summer was the Freibad Oberwerth - a public, open air swimming pool facility with high slide on the southside of Koblenz. Great fun.↵↵
One last thing - the address I had printed out didn't include Neuendorf, just the street and postal code and the taxi driver at Hbf didn't know where it was.
What I liked best: Comfort for a self-catering
What I liked least: Lack of view from within the property
|Siobhan overall rated this apartment on 08/12/2013 as follows:||()|
|Travelled with:||Family with Teenagers|
|Would recommend the apartment to a friend:||Yes|
|How easy was it to book the property?||Easy|
|How helpful were the directions to the property?||Was OK|
|How easy was key pickup/access to the property?||Was OK|
|How was the overall condition of the property?||Perfect Condition|
|How was the condition of Bedding & Mattresses||Perfect Condition|
|How was the condition of Kitchen & Utensils?||Good Condition|
|How was the condition and cleanliness of the Bathroom(s)?||Perfect Condition, Very Clean|
|How was the condition of other facilities & amenities?||Perfect Condition|
|Did the property offer WI-FI / Internet access?||Yes, excellent Internet Connectivity|
|How was the quality of the overall customer service?||Perfect|
|Was the porperty meeting your expectations as advertised?||Exceeded my Expecations|
|Would you recommend the location of the property?||Recommend|
|Was it a good value for the price paid?||Good Value|
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Siobhan was visiting Koblenz in Germany. The history and sites of Koblenz, located where the Moselle flows into the Rhine, stretch back to Roman times. No visitor to Koblenz should skip a tour of the Saalburg—the most fully-reconstructed Roman fortress in Germany. Koblenz (Latin (ad) Confluentes,…
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