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Angwin, California
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My recent visit at the Schloss Elmau has raised the bar for vacation standards. Set in the middle of beautiful wooded valley surrounded by jagged mountain peaks, the hotel itself is an architectural marvel. The entire place is a feast for your eyes. Inside, every area is thoughtfully appointed. The staff is incredibly welcoming and very attentive. The rooms are... More 

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Napa, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a repeat visit for us at Schloss Elmau and one of the things that stuck out were the familiar faces of previous guests, not just staff. It is obviously a special destination for all who have had the opportunity to visit. It truly felt like "coming home" seeing the welcoming faces of Nikolai, Jakob, Christian, Chef Mario, Marie-Helene,... More 

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

Dear EFA95, Anytime!! please don't be a strange my friend. All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we recently stayed here with our 3 young kids. turns out, approximately 20% of the guests are 'kids.' Families generally stay at Elmau while kid-less guests stay at the retreat - so it's not as though you've got rugrats running amuck everywhere. Anyhow, very family friendly with tons of things to do - unless you like to sit inside and... More 

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

Dear Justin S, You already know how happy i was to see you and your family with us for Thanksgiving. Please come back anytime, we would love to have you as a family, or even as a couple with us soon. All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I returned to Schloss Elmau after an amazing experience last year, and was once again treated to an unforgettable week. The facilities, service, and amenities were superb. In addition to the outstanding food, drink, and entertainment options, I received the best massage experience of my life. I hope to make this a yearly destination for me and my family. They... More 

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

Thank you lazarus13, It was a real treat having you with us during Thanksgiving! Come back anytime, and thank you for the support. All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

San Diego, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At the prompting of some dear friends, we went to Schloss Elmau for Thanksgiving. They raved about SE so much, it set our expectations on high, yet Schloss Elmau exceeded those high expectations in all aspects of our stay. Upon arrival, the warmth, attentiveness and professionalism of the staff set the stage for what has become our favorite vacation. If... More 

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

Dear Tamara T, You, your friends, your husband and your family are welcome anytime! It was a treat to have you all with us! All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down, this resort is by far the best I've been to in my entire life. I have done a lot of traveling and there is no comparison to the week I spent here. The staff, for one, really sets the tone and provides an attentive, yet relaxed vibe. The service is impeccable, the amenities are beyond amazing, and there... More 

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

Thank you for visiting during the Thanksgiving week! Come back anytime, and thank you for the support. All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

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Likely the best 5 star hotel I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. We celebrated Thanksgiving this year with our family and a group of friends and spent 8 days at Schloss Elmau. A vacation we won't soon be forgetting a definitely will be repeating! Everything was absolutely perfect. From the hotel staff, dining options and quality, spa and... More 

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

Dear Preston C, It was a real treat having you and the family with us during Thanksgiving! Come back anytime, and thank you for the support. All the best, Nikolai Nikolai Bloyd General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More 

Oakville, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spending 6 nights at this incredible resort was a TRUE vacation. with all the spa amenities and treatments, including the relaxation rooms and pools, there is nothing to complain about. it was like a dream being able to relax, as well as, exercise outdoors-hiking in this gorgeous spot! Being American in Germany during the Thanksgiving holiday, you have little expectation,... More 

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

Dear morgaenhoxsey, We loved having you in Schloss Elmau and you are welcome back at anytime!! Give my best to your family, Nikolai Bloyd General Manager More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Words fail as I try to recap my time at Schloss Elmau. We were transported to another time where the surrounding natural attractions have been untouched for many years. A warm sweet greeting was unveiled to us upon arrival. Discovering the nooks and crannies of our private suite felt like Christmas morning when I was a kid with exclamations of:... More 

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

Dear laurenasta, It was so wonderful to have you visit us, we all truly enjoyed your enthusiasm and passion for the property. You will no doubt be a great ambassador for us! See you soon, I hope, Nikolai More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic experience in a heavenly setting . The Retreat is one of the top places we visited . Exceptional staff knowledgeable ,friendly ,always ready to help. A special word for Edyk Loppez a person that make everybody stay special with his energy , professionalism , and hard work. We hope to meet him again in our next trip that we... More 

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

Dear Michael B, Thank you for all the kind remarks. I will make sure to pass them along to all the members of the staff, and of course I will thank Mr. Lopez personally, we are lucky to have a lot of members of our team interact so positively with our guests! They love being ambassadors of Schloss Elmau. All... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: $709 - $1,108 (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 And Cultural Hideaway
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway Hotel Elmau
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“Rooms on the ground floor are perfect for families with kids. Slider style doors open to the expansive grass area and playground beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles tamarat883, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the Retreat with mountain vue”
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“Ensure you get a balcony facing south.”
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 of 5 bubbles ittessot, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a suite in the retreat...If you can spend the money it cannot be beat. Had the direct mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles steve34515, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The relaxation rooms where mobiles are banned and the individual couches are comfortable - lovely to read and doze between swims”
 of 5 bubbles trevorc256, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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