Contabo Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 129 reviews in 9 languages
8.9
GREAT

Customer score for Contabo

  • Reliability
    8.9 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.2 / 10
  • User Friendly
    8.8 / 10
  • Support
    8.9 / 10
  • Features
    8.9 / 10

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Carlos M.
Spain
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

De los mejores proveedores que hay en el mercado

Service used: VPS - M
Buenos precios, buenas máquinas y excelente servicio de soporte. Cualquier duda puedes tenerla resuelta el mismo día. Es como si no durmieran. Nunca antes había tenido menos ganas de cambiar de servicio como en este momento. Como ...Read More
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Jose Raul Gil
De acuerdo con tu comentario, he tenido algunos retardos con el soporte, hay horarios en los cuales no están disponibles, otro punto que me gustaría destacar con los snap, que tienen tiempo de caducidad y funcionan excelente pero ...Read More
Raphaël Kistner
France
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

Contabo the best host -- Contabo le meilleur hébergeur

Service used: VPS - M SSD
Where to start ?

we are French and we use of course a French host, this one being some overflowed and erroned in terms of security we started looking for a new host, after doing hundreds of searches and making multiple comparis...Read More
Stefano Grammenos
Greece
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 6.0
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 4.0
8.0
NEW

Very good support, real powerful machines

Service used: Dedicated Server
Moved from Cloudways
Great prices, awesome support, I run a couple of dedicated and VPS on Contabo, excellent service, really fast support, one of the most important things in the industry of hosting.
Real support from real people, no automated bots,...Read More
Jose Raul Gil
United States
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

Best VPS in Contabo excellent quality and price

Service used: VPS - XL SSD
Moved from iWeb
The best customer service in a personalized way, family atmosphere good prices. Good selling strategy. The VPS works in the expected way, great speed on the SSD,
dd if=tempfile of=/dev/null bs=1M count=1024
1024+0 records in
10...Read More
Frank Rodrigues
Saudi Arabia
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

Excellent customer support.

Service used: VPS
I had a problem connecting to my VPS through Windows RDP. In the 6 months I have been using the Contabo VPS service this was the first time I had ever experienced any issues but the support team at Contabo were first class, the co...Read More
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lokati
hi,
i hve the same problem with my vps and the the server steel down today , what about you??

Typical Contabo Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting CA$4.66 - CA$15.58 4 plans
VPS CA$10.90 - CA$42.09 6 plans
Dedicated Server CA$62.36 - CA$171.52 6 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from contabo.com

Contabo Expert Review 2018

Written by: Ilya Hazanov

Contabo Rating

  • Reliability
    8.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    9 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    8 / 10
8.7
Rated by Ilya Hazanov

Great German Hosting since 2003

Contabo began back in 2003 under the name of Giga-International.  They started off as a small hosting company, but have really grown to be one of the larger and more respected hosting companies in Germany and all of Europe.  They expanded in 2009 with a new data center in Munich and again in 2014 they launched a second data center, this time in Nuremberg.

The company started out and continues to operate with the goal of always putting customers first.  They would rather have thousands of happy customers that stay with them for years than constantly be cycling through customers who come and go on a regular basis.  Overall this company is quite good and offers a variety of very attractive hosting options.

Uptime & Reliability

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8.5

Hosting Appears Quite Stable

This company is built with reliability in mind. They have quality hosting servers, great data centers, solid state drives and much more.  They don't seem to have an uptime guarantee, which is unfortunate, but I didn't find anyone complaining about downtime so that gives a good indication that the quality is high.

 

Features

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Lots to Choose From

There are a lot of hosting options to choose from when you choose to host with this company.  They have shared hosting, VPS solutions, game servers, full dedicated servers, colocation options and more.  Within each category of hosting they also offer a large number of different packages so you can be sure you're getting the power and other features you need at a price you can afford.

The shared hosting has generous amounts of disk space even at the lowest levels and the bandwidth is always unlimited.  They also include a free domain name with the purchase of a hosting package (two domain names if you get an upper level package). Move up to the VPS packages and you'll see that you get some very nice specs for very reasonable prices.  In fact, many people will want to consider a VPS over a shared just because the price is so nice.

Dedicated servers are reasonably priced considering what you get.  They seem to have the a great solution for low-end to high-end dedicated servers.  You can also get the gaming servers for any game you are interested in.  This is a great way to host a clan server or anything else you are interested in.

Support

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24/7 Tech Support

The tech support teams are based in Germany and they do a great job at helping address issues quickly.  They monitor the hardware and network connections so they can pinpoint issues before they actually cause outages and they are very responsive to user reports of problems.  They don't have too much for online documentation so you will rely on them to assist with trouble.

Pricing

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Low Prices at All Levels

The prices at all the levels are fairly low.  This seems to be a combination of generally wanting to keep the prices reasonable and the fact that they don't have the high end options available.  While this may sound like a bad thing at first, but really most people don't need the high end servers.  Keeping the server and package specs in the mid-range allows them to meet the needs of the vast majority of users while also keeping their prices low.

User Friendly

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Designed for Users

This company clearly puts their users first.  The website is very clean and easy to use, which makes it simple for people of any skill level.  They have the popular cPanel available for easier hosting and generally seem to put a focus on helping their users.  Getting in touch with sales or support is also very simple.

Summary

Great German Hosting

If you are looking for hosting in Germany, you have come to the right place.  They can meet the needs of just about anyone no matter what type of hosting they need.  The company has years of experience and throughout that time they have been dedicated to helping their users get the website hosting they need.

Pros:

  • Reasonable Prices
  • Quality Hardware
  • Customer Friendly
  • High-End Dedicated servers

Cons:

  • No Uptime Guarantee
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Contabo Prices, Plans & Features - 2018

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Number of Sites Price
50 GB Unlimited Unlimited CA$4.66
100 GB Unlimited Unlimited CA$7.78
250 GB Unlimited Unlimited CA$12.46
500 GB Unlimited Unlimited CA$15.58

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
500 GB 2 cores 6 GB CA$10.90
1000 GB 4 cores 14 GB CA$18.70
2 TB 6 cores 30 GB CA$31.17
300 GB 4 cores 12 GB CA$14.02
600 GB 6 cores 24 GB CA$23.38
1 TB 10 cores 50 GB CA$42.09

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
800 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 8 GB CA$62.36
2 TB 4 x 2.66GHz 12 GB CA$77.95
2 TB 6 x 3.20GHz 24 GB CA$93.55
3 TB 6 x 3.20GHz 64 GB CA$124.74
2 TB 2 x 2.10GHz 128 GB CA$155.92
3 TB 10 x 2.20GHz 256 GB CA$171.52
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from Contabo
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Server Locations

Munich Nuremberg

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