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Schloss Elmau

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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good8%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Kranebitten Airport25 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 days in a Tower Suite in the Retreat and it was a special experience. The location is magical and the friendly staff help make that happen.Special thanks to our new Greek friend Charalampos and to Luca whose personal touches and help made...More

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Response from ManagerSchlossElmau, Geschäftsführer at Schloss ElmauResponded 1 week ago

Dear TripMember050120171, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your feedback. I am happy that you have been able to fully enjoy your stay with us and I am delighted to read your generous words of praise especially on Charalampos,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Schloss Elmau as a Family with 2 small kids. Used to 5 Star Hotels we were more than happy to finally have found a Wellness Hotel that had a Kids Club for kids from 1 year old (most Kids Clubs at this...More

2  Thank Elisabeth S
Response from ManagerSchlossElmau, Geschäftsführer at Schloss ElmauResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking valuable time to review your recent stay at Schloss Elmau on TripAdvisor and we are delighted to learn that you have overall enjoyed the experience. We would like to extend our deepest regret that we have not been able...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

1. Staff - some are friendly, some are rude and not wiling to help. For a 5* hotel this is unacceptable 2. room - this is very different depending what you book. Ours was in the castle, super huge, useless for a short stay and...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

I booked this hotel at the last minute and had a wonderful experience. Possibly one of the best spa hotels I've ever experienced in Europe. The grounds are stunning, the buildings are beautiful from the outside as well as inside - the interior design of...More

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Response from ManagerSchlossElmau, Geschäftsführer at Schloss ElmauResponded 9 October 2018

Dear thepamperednomad, Thanks a lot for your visit and fantastic recommendation! We are just in the process of planing an authentic & large onsen pool (41C) which we hope to realize in 2019 in addition to the four very large outdoor pools which are heated...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Stressful visit from the start when we were rushed through a tour of the grounds and told the restaurants on the premises were all booked for dinner. There was one buffet, self-serve option, but we had to discover it on our own, and it was...More

1  Thank Jen A
Response from ManagerSchlossElmau, Geschäftsführer at Schloss ElmauResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Jen A, All I can say is sorry. This is not who we are. Since mistakes can happen even in the best hotel, we would like to make up for it. Please contact me personally if you would like to give us another chance...More

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Mona S
1 December 2017|
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Response from Semyon V | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any dogs in the area which means not allowed
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5 August 2016|
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Response from ManagerSchlossElmau | Property representative |
Please contact our Guest Retations Department. We can arrange transfers and offer tour options. Best regards Friedhelm Doesel - Guest Relations Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway 82493 Elmau... More
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13 June 2016|
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Dear Rebecca, Thank you for your interest These items are available on request. Best regards Michaela Gäng Executive Housekeeper Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway
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Room Tips
"choose a mountain facing room (the older rooms on the other side of hotel are noisier. prebook all..."
6 Oct 2018
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"all rooms are wonderful"
3 Oct 2018
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"Rooms facing the front of the hotel have the beautiful mountain view."
14 Sep 2018
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"Request a room facing the Bavarian Alps in the back!"
10 Aug 2018
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US$639 - US$1,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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