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Hotel Elephant

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#5 of 22 Hotels in Weimar
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This Location is the right place in Weimar for People with historic ideas aside from just Goethe and Schiller. In this house some very prominent People of the 20th century were guest several times and some serious decisions were made here. Aside form this very Special Point it is the best Hotel in Weimar, central, quiet, comfortable, fine Food and...

1Thank DocGG
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The welcome was friendly. The room nice and clean. The hotel has a certain charm. Great breakfast offer - the service somewhat disinterested though. The elevator was broken without as much as a sign to warn guests.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Hotel Elephant is not a bad hotel, but it was not as good as I expected. The staff was excellent, but the hotel itself was not up to a 'luxury' rating. Five stars are exhibited on the sign outside of the hotel and I asked a member of the staff who did the rating. She replied that the sign was...

1Thank Charles S
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had the pleasure of re-visiting the stylish and unique Hotel Elephant this past week. It’s a very special hotel that I always remember fondly, most notably for its historical charm, its warm and friendly customer service, and its inviting location. I arrived at around 1pm after 15 straight hours of travel, and I was hoping for an early check-in....

1Thank 2Qbeds
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This visit to Weimar was very important to us since we were looking for long lost relatives. We chose the Elephant hotel since it was the most interesting Hotel in Weimar as well as in the best location for all the activities we wanted to experience. Everything is within walking distance of the Elephant Hotel. So many really great restaurants...

1Thank Bjorn J
Kerstin S, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Bjorn, thank you so much for your résumé! We're really happy that you've enjoyed your stay at Hotel Elephant so much and we'll keep your appreciation in mind. Greetings from Weimar, Kerstin

Reviewed 30 September 2016

There has been a Hotel Elephant on this site since the 16th century, but this actual building dates from 1935. It was built by the Nazis at the request of Hitler, who loved it here. Commendably, the hotel has a small exhibition of its own history, and it does not skirt around this. In fact the architect did an impressive...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a lovely place , small and perfectly formed, we wont forget the elephant in weimar in a hurry the staff were proffesional and curtious, with a great comand of many launguages the hotel is situated right in the heart of weimar, which is a gem of a place full of great buildings, musiems and restaurants. thoughrly recomend Gothe house

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Weimar is a center of German culture which notables like Goethe and Schiller called their home. It is also the home of the Bauhaus architecture and lifestyle. It is a wonderful historic city well worth a visit and it does not get much more historical than the Hotel Elephant. Its location on the central square of town is outstanding and...

1Thank Pomerol17
United States
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Hotel Elephant is a delightful stay with a most interesting history. While the room was small, even by European standards, it was comfortable and clean. The strength of the place lies in its terrific food, attentive staff, and great bar.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I stayed at this hotel for one night whilst on a business trip in the area. The hotel is ideally situated in an attractive square in the center of the town close to all of the attractions and places of interest. The staff were very friendly and made me feel welcome. The room was of a good size and standard...

1Thank paulharrison58
Kay_Heller, General Manager at Hotel Elephant, responded to this review

Dear paulharrison58, thank you for your visit and for your Kind iand positive Review in TripAdviser! Thank you for your complioment about our breakfast. Nice to hear that you have enjoyed it so much. Dear paulharrison58, I would love to welcome you again @ Hotel Elephant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Weimar in the near future. Kind regards!

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Gourmetrestaurant Anna Amalia
Gourmetrestaurant Anna Amalia
Cuisines: European, International, Contemporary, Central European
Cuisines: German, International, European, Central European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Goethe fittingly wrote in his Faust, "Here I am man, here dare it to be." A quote to perfectly describe the Hotel Elephant, Weimar: with an exclusive location right on the Marktplatz square, the hotel delivers a culture of well-being and refined service, as it has since 1696. All 99 luxurious rooms and suites connect culture and art in a fascinating way, characterized by uniquely designed furniture, attention to detail, and a history of famed visitors to this exclusive luxury hotel in Weimar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Elephant

Address: Markt 19, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Region: Germany > Thuringia > Weimar
Price Range: $194 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Elephant 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Elephant Hotel Weimar
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#1 Family Hotel in Weimar
#1 Business Hotel in Weimar
#4 Romantic Hotel in Weimar
#5 Luxury Hotel in Weimar
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“Look at the room carefully before accepting. Good luck.”
T5654XEcharless, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“High floor rooms that face a courtyard for peace and quiet. :)”
2Qbeds, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the courtyard are quiet.”
bjornj674, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Standard rooms looked small-ish and overlook an internal courtyard. Pay a bit more and go for a larger externally facing room (or a suite).”
oscillator, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“garden view”
neillio, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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