Hotel Rio Karlsruhe  4 stars

Hans-Sachs-Strasse 2, Karlsruhe, Germany, 76133  show mapSave
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The welcoming Hotel Rio Karlsruhe is a decent example of a 4-star hotel in Karlsruhe. Since 1969, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Karlsruhe.

20 minutes away from Zoo Karlsruhe, Dm-Arena and Badisches Landesmuseum. Karlsruhe city center is 2km away.

Hotel Rio Karlsruhe provides easy access to the Mühlburger Tor city rail. Fast access to Soellingen airport within 35km is provided.


All modern guestrooms come with floor to ceiling windows, a minibar, coffee/tea making facilities, a writing desk and Wi-Fi and standard décor. Some hotel rooms come with wonderful views over the garden. They feature private bathrooms with a bathtub, a walk-in shower and complimentary toiletries.


Every day an extensive breakfast is served in the dining room. The elegant restaurant offers tasty regional meals. The cosy bar serves a selection of tea.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 6 per person per night. 


For business guests Hotel Rio Karlsruhe offers a meeting room, daily newspapers and a photocopier, while leisure travelers can enjoy a designated smoking area, a lift and parking.


The hotel's activities include golf and billiards.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 10 per day.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   118.

City Center Karlsruhe - 4300 ft
Airports Soellingen (FKB) - 21.1 mi, Echterdingen (STR) - 44.0 mi
Restaurants Cafe Bleu - 400 ft, Kaiserplatzl (cuisine: German) - 500 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Designated smoking area
  • Billiards
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Golf
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Mirror
  • Bathtub
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  1 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Standard Room

Relax and unwind in this stylish room! It is located in the main building and offers comfort as well as new technical equipment for pure relaxation. The bright room has a cozy sleeping zone, large work area, seating and spacious bathroom with all modern facilities.

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Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Comfort Room
Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Comfort Room
Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Comfort Room
Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Comfort Room
Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed

Relax with style and comfort! This fashionable room offers a plenty of space and is full of light because of floor to ceiling windows. It is furnished with a comfortable sleeping zone, spacious work area and seating. Clean, bright bathroom is very spacious and equipped with walk-in shower. The room has its own terrace with a wonderful view over the rock garden.

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Günther-Klotz-Anlage
      3700 ft
    • Weihnachtsmarkt am Marktplatz
      4000 ft
    • Bierbörse Karlsruhe
      4600 ft
    • Karl-Birkmann-Brücke / Zoo-Brücke
      1.0 mi
    • GalerieFORM
      1.0 mi
    • Das Fest
      1.0 mi
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      4000 ft
    Places of interest
    • Alt-Kath. Stadtpfarramt
      400 ft
    • Zen-Dojo Karlsruhe
      1400 ft
    • Buddhistisches Zentrum Karlsruhe der Karma Kagyü Linie
      2000 ft
    • Ludwigsplatz
      2300 ft
    • Pfarramt St. Ursula Neuburgweier
      3300 ft
    • Platz der Grundrechte
      4000 ft
    • Lidellplatz
      5000 ft
    Convention centers
    • Karlsruher Congress Centre
      4000 ft
    • JUBEZ
      5000 ft
    • Oratorienchor Karlsruhe an der Christuskirche
      400 ft
    • marotte Figurentheater
      400 ft
    • Public Viewing - Live-Fußball-EM-Übertragung auf dem Europaplatz
      1000 ft
    • Das Kino Kinemathek Karlsruhe e.V. Kasse
      2000 ft
    • Die Kurbel GmbH
      2300 ft
    • 3300 ft
    • Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Stiftung des öffentlichen Rechts
      3000 ft
    • Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe
      3300 ft
    • Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde
      3300 ft
    • Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe
      4300 ft
    • Schlossgarten
      3300 ft
    • Botanischer Garten
      3300 ft
    • Jakobustheater in der Fabik e.V.
      400 ft
    • insel
      2300 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Badisches Landesmuseum
      5100 ft
      Schlossplatz 1-3, Karlsruhe
    • Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
      5300 ft
      Baumeisterstr. 11, Karlsruhe
    • Zoo Karlsruhe
      1.1 mi
      Ettlinger Strasse 6, Karlsruhe
    • Vehicle Museum (Fahrzeug-Museum Marxzell)
      10.7 mi
      Albtalstr. 2, Pforzheim

    Near the hotel

    • Center for Art and Media Technology (Center for Art and Media Technology - ZKM)
      3200 ft
      Lorenzstr. 19, Karlsruhe
    • State Art Gallery (Staatliche Kunsthalle)
      3300 ft
      Hans-Thoma-Str. 2, Karlsruhe

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Cafe Bleu

      55% likes this, based on 51 reviews

      400 ft
      Kaiserallee 11

      Phone: 0721856392

    • Kaiserplatzl

      72% likes this, based on 15 reviews
      Cuisine: German
      Price Range: USD 35 - USD 136

      500 ft
      Amalienstr. 89

      Phone: 0721-22314

    • Grosser Kurfurst

      76% likes this, based on 40 reviews

      800 ft
      80 Sophienstrasse

      Phone: 0721 / 84 89 57

    • Punjab

      64% likes this, based on 41 reviews

      900 ft
      46 Amalien strasse

      Phone: 0721 / 221 27

    • Lincontro

      66% likes this, based on 13 reviews

      900 ft
      3 Leopold strasse

      Phone: 0721 / 203 14 40

    Hotel Rio Karlsruhe Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Rio Karlsruhe

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    • Single

      Standard menu restaurant but well prepared, good breakfast

      Limited choice in hotel restaurant, no fish ! Advertisement in promised more.

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    • Single

      nice & clean rooms. A balcony for smoking guests.

      the reception needs to improve their English

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Room was quiet, clean and luxurious. Nothing more needed!

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