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Seabrook Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was our third time in 4 years staying here. The staff is fluent in English and very courteous. The views are beautiful and there are so many walking paths around the property. Rooms are comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast buffet is one of the best we've had in Europe.

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for giving us such a great review to your stay at the Riessersee Hotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen. We are really happy that you enjoyed your holidays again and we are looking forward to welcome you again soon :). Meanwhile all best wishes from lake Riessersee! Uschi Glas Assistant to management

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Reviewed 23 September 2016

There are few hotels that I look forward to more than the Riessersee Hotel Resort. I say this because every time I'm there, some marvelous event always takes place. This last visit, I arrived during the days when BMW Motorcycles were offering a new model to the public and nearly 100 new bikes were there for the riders. Weddings are...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are really happy to hear that our improvements during the year have been noticed and we really would like to thank you for letting us know. We still have a lot of work to do but statements like yours show us that we are on a good way and are a great motivation for our team. Great...

Munich
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I was at this hotel for one night. It was a business trip. It took 3 tries before my room was ready for check in (two tries were after 15.00). The hotel and rooms are rather dated. My room had a bathroom door with water damage. I even found a few splinters on the floor. The food for lunch and...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank your for giving us a review. We are very sorry to hear you did not like the Riessersee Hotel. It is right, that our hotel is not a new one, it was build in the 80s, but has its charme for many guests and we try our best to keep it in best form. Thank you for...

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night as we were on a rally to Venice. We checked in early evening, not particularly welcoming at check in then got to lift to find it's not working. No one seemed to care and no offer to take our bags across the car park and up the 3 flights of stairs to get to the...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that we have caused you troubles with the luggage. It is right that the elevators are partially not working, they will be totally changed by the end of the season and so we offer assistance with the luggage for all guests. We really would like to apologize...

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The pictures look better than the acutal hotel. Quiet location, quite a way out of town. The decor is very dated throughout and the layout very confusing. Our room was a maisonette suite which was very, very dark. The hottub was out of action in the spar. At breakfast we told a service person that the juice ran out but...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that our decor did not meet your taste. For your next stay we recommend the suites at the lake house which are furbished much brighter and have large window fronts. We think you might like this style more. Best regards from lake Riessersee, Uschi Glas Assistant to management

Saugerties, New York
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We really enjoyed our time here. The variety at the breakfast buffet was tremendous, and the pool and saunas were a great way to end the day. The service was friendly and helpful in dealing with a piece of luggage that our airline lost. The room was bright, roomy and clean.

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your warm and friendly words, we are happy you enjoyed your stay at the Riessersee Hotel that much! We are looking forward to welcome you again! Best regards, Uschi Glas Assistant to management

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Let me start by saying we researched a lot before choosing this hotel. The staff is welcoming and mostly helpful. We knew the wifi was awful. It is. We knew it is located on the mountain, so getting into town takes some effort. There is a path leading into town, it is a bit treacherous, but find it. It saves...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your detailed and honest feedback to your stay it will sure be really helpful for others. You described it very well and for another stay - if you decide to come back and not to stay in town - we would recommend our suites at the lake house or the master suites in...

Ludwigsburg, Germany
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This regards the restaurant of the hotel. We visited the place in the early afternoon, on a Saturday, when returning from a mountain hike. Took seats, examined the menu, and never managed to get served. We spent 30 minutes trying to get hold of one of the 3-4 surly waiters, some of them did not notice, some stared, then turned...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am very sorry to hear about that and I would like to apologize. It surely was not the intention to prefer other guests. Very sorry also to hear you do not want to come back to try it again. If you change your mind - I hope you will - please send me a message to uschi.glas@riessersee-hotel.de...

Reviewed 26 August 2016

You certainly pay for location and I'll tell you why. When I booked this hotel I was very excited to just get there and relax! When we arrived we were in love with the view! It is spectacular! There are also tons of walking/hiking trails all over the place so that was nice too! Take time to feed the ducks....

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you have not felt comfortable during your stay. We have also rooms with a big shower, for example the master suites at the main building, so maybe that would be the right room for your next stay. Would you maybe please be so kind...

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for 3 nights during our holiday in south Germany and Austria. Great family hotel, good activities around the hotel, nice little walks in the area and bike trails if that's what you fancy. Nice indoor pool and sauna area. Really liked the position of the hotel, it sits a bit up on the mountain side so you...

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Uschi_Glas, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riessersee Hotel Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your kind feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your holidays at the Riessersee Hotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen and we are looking forward to welcome you again. Meanwhile all best wishes and regards from Bavaria! Uschi Glas Assistant to management

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holidays in Bavaria In the middle of the Bavarian alps, high above Garmisch-Partenkirchen the Riessersee Hotel Resort welcomes its guests with bright prospects for an unforgetable stay. Next to the main building, at the shores of lake Riessersee, is the Seehaus (lake house) with nine luxury suites and a fantastic panorama terrace. Enjoy culinary delicacies in our restaurants - original Bavarian or international food is offered. The spa area guarantees well-being in every season with its chlorine-free Grander water indoor pool, sauna and steam bath. Relax with the unique view to Alpspitze, Waxensteine and Zugspitze. Riessersee Hotel Resort in Garmisch-Partenkirchen - the perfect place for holidays for the whole family, for your wedding in Bavaria, honeymoon, for meetings or events. Perfect holidays in Bavaria. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riessersee Hotel Resort

Address: Riess 5, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Price Range: €119 - €217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riessersee Hotel Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Riessersee Hotel Sport & Spa Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Riessersee Hotel Sport And Spa Resort
Riessersee Hotel Resort Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany - Bavaria
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
#11 Spa Hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
#11 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
#13 Luxury Hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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“Quartos com vista para a cidade (vista linda) e com 2 andares são ótimos.”
 of 5 bubbles matheusmaran, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ours was in Annexe 'E' looking over the town, very quiet and with the sound of rushing water from a channel in the hill to lull us to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles NickV377, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles travelgirl35007, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lake view or view overlooking the town would be best.”
 of 5 bubbles christineowca, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get one of the Maisonette rooms, a two story affair with bedroom on the second floor overlooking the lake and See Restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles BillMontvale, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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