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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing from start to finish!! Staff were so helpful and remembered what u like and how u like it. rooms were spacious and comfortable, views amazing, food all faultless, staff really cannot do enough to help. We had a very young baby and they were wonderful,

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear Kate L, thank you for the review and for the visit. We hope to see you soon again, Nikolai Bloyd

edmonton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this gem in the alps for anyone wanting to get away. It is kid-friendly and my husband and I were on our honeymoon but we didn't feel like it was noisy at all. Even though we were told while booking that it was almost full, I felt like we had so much space and private time in...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear mariamsa, I truly appreciate your very thoughtful review. I will try to find you before you leave the hotel. Since I am originally from California, I know Banff very well, and I really appreciate the compliment. Please email me directly before your next visit to Schloss Elmau, in case we miss one another. All the best, Nikolai General Manager

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew in after the Berlin Marathon, and had a wonderful stay. The views were lovely, the staff exceptional, and the food was great. Very fancy spa services, every treatment you can think of. Our room was very nice, with a great view of the mountains.

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear IntrepidAardvark, Thank you for the post marathon visit! Next time try us for the pre marathon experience. Also worth a visit:) All the best, Nikolai General Manager

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a wedding. Hotel hardware is excellent, in particular the spa area and the pools. The landscape is also hard to beat. The service can't keep up with the price tag. The owner walks around without making a friendly face. The cultural programme is extensive, yet politically totally one-sided (as one would expect from a G7 location). Interesting how...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear TrophyCollector, thank you for visiting us in Schloss Elmau. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the facilities, the natural setting and the cultural program. Please let me know if you wish to further discuss our political openness or the powers-to-be, I would be happy to give some further insight. Looking forward to your next visit! All the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to experience luxury and the outdoors in Europe, this is a great spot. The most obvious starting point for this review is the location of this hotel, which is stunning. In Europe, where so many of us feel continually cramped, this valley on the German / Austrian border is a great relief. The view from our window...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear odeydog, thank you for the recent visit and the kind review. It is always a pleasure to have guests visit for the first time and to have their expectation not only met, but to be thoroughly impressed by our little resort in the Alps. Thank you again and please do not hesitate to contact me when you plan you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Retreat - Imagine a brand-new, modern, suite, sitting directly in front of snow capped mountains. Ultimate comfort, featuring a lot of wood, and making you feel as though you are sleeping in the middle of the mountains (well you kind of are). Great beds, and lots of storage space in the rooms, with luxury bathrooms. The resort - Imagine...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear Susiesmith2012, thank you so much for the return visit and for the wonderful review! We look forward to the next visit, hopefully in the near future! All the best, Nikolai General Manager

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stopped at a distance taking in the beauty of the schloss and slowly meandered in to its calm and splendid lobby.There are two parts the older and newer and the rooms are different but amazingly comfortable and well designed with Asian motives which follow you through the interiors of the lobbies and restaurants. The elephant dominated them is kept...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear Greeess, Thank you for the visit and the kind review. We are happy you felt comfortable and able to unwind. We wish you all the best and look forward to your next visit. Nikolai Bloyd General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Sometimes you hear about a property...you get curious...and when you go....blah...that was NOT the experience at the Schloss. It is simply wonderful. We had a great winter weekend....sledding, skiing...walking....eating...spa....eating... Rooms are tasteful and comfortable, staff is friendly, helpful yet not obtrusive. Many food options....spa options....need to borrow a car....here is a BMW 1 Series. Not cheap...not at all....but quality usually...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear Nisola01, Thank you s much for the visit and for the kind remarks. We look forward to your next visit and please do not hesitate to contact me with any question prior to your next booking. All the best, Nikolai Bloyd General Manager

Portishead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I went at night time in the winter (lots of snow) You will need a taxi up the mountain, but may have to walk down depending on snow (about 1 hour walk) The castle is lit up at night, and is impeccably maintained. The restaurant / bar are sumptuous and you can book a room for the night or longer....

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear garylomas, Thank you so much for coming up to our little alpine sanctuary! Especially having done it in winter and at night. I hope that you were able to enjoy the concerts and the restaurants during your visit. All the best, Nikolai Bloyd General Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It doesn't get any better than Thanksgiving at Schloss Elmau (Yes that's Thanksgiving in Germany). For the second year we have been treated like family by Nikolai and his amazing staff. There are fancier hotels and more posh establishments but the Schloss is unsurpassed in its combination of majestic surroundings, revitalizing spa experiences and above all, the warm and friendly...

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau, responded to this review

Dear Amforni, This is the first time ever that my name has appeared in the title of a review!! Thank goodness it was a good review!! It was wonderful having you and your family:) with us again. I look forward to your next visit in 2017! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Nikolai

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE SCHLOSS ELMAU EXPERIENCE Discerning globetrotters not only enjoy the magic location of Schloss Elmau in probably the most beautiful sanctuary of the Bavarian Alps, spectacular Spas and a liberating sense of perfect calm, hospitality without limitations & cosmopolitan restaurants, Yoga or Tai Chi Chuan with excellent teachers, phantastic sports as well as edutainment for their Kids, but also inspiring encounters with some of the greatest artists and authors of our time. The new RETREAT has been the Residence for the Heads of State & Governement during the G7 Summit 2015. 47 Suites, 2 Restaurants, Lounges, Library, Yoga Pavillon & Spa connect a wholly new dimension of space & casual elegance with breathtaking views of the monumental Wetterstein Mountain & roaring Ferchenbach Creek. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schloss Elmau

Address: Elmau 2, 82493 Elmau, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Elmau
Price Range: $770 - $1,323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Schloss Elmau 5*
Number of rooms: 162
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Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway Hotel Elmau
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa And Cultural Hideaway
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