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Sonnenalp Resort

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Sonnenalp 1 | 87527 Ofterschwang, 87527 Ofterschwang, Bavaria, Germany
Sonnenalp Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In 1980 my wife and I spent a summer working at this hotel. We were quite overawed by the quality and scale of the hotel but the friendly family atmosphere among the staff and guests herlped greatly. Now having travelled the world we decided that a return to Sonnenalp would be the best was of celebrating 30 years of marriage.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being about 40% more expensive than comparable 5+ star luxuary hotel just across the border in Austria, we booked a room for two nights in the anticipation of something exceptional. It was a huge dissapointment! The Sonnenalp is a very big hotel located in the rural part of the beautiful south German area just before the foot of the Alps.... More 

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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

With a six month old in tow, we decided upon this place as our first test of a family friendly hotel. I feared we'd encounter hordes of screaming kids, overcrowded pools, and lame buffets. I was totally wrong... The hotel was outstanding, combining a pretty luxurious stay with a relaxed, child-friendly environment. The food was excellent, the spa and pools... More 

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Milan, Italy
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38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The atmosphere in the Hotel is fantastic, everyone always smiles, the staff are incredibly attentive and your holiday starts the moment you enter the hotel. 5 stars for sure, one of the very best hotels i ve stayed at.

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Munich, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed at the Sonnenalp! What a great experience! Starting from the checkin, getting assistance with valet parking and luggage, and a great room, we could not have asked for more. When we arrived at the restaurant for dinner the hostess already knew our names! The culinary experience exceeded our expectations and the service complimented the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We go to this place since over 25 years and while some interior could be renovated and more state of the art it's like a magnet always making sure you come back. Family run with an outstanding program for the kids. Good food but busy restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed at Sonnenalp for 2 nights at the end of August 2014. The reception was spot on, and the hotel was better than we expected. Beautiful, relaxed high quality rooms, lovely pool and spa area and superb restaurants and bars. Don't miss out on an evening meal in the excellent Silberdistel Michelin starred restaurant. The food and service are... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This ski and golf resort is a decades long tradition for many upper class German families. It feels like a vacation here is something one inherits. Wonderful for family gatherings, bring your granny, mom, dad, cousins, kids, friends. Decent skiing and golfing. But otherwise you need to drive everywhere and attractive towns are a good drive away. Nothing if you're... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

We stay at the Sonnenalp in Vail Colorado every year so we were very curious to see the one in Germany that we've heard so much about. Lovely place, beautiful landscaping. But, it is far out of really lovely Towns like Oberstdorf which would be such a shame to miss. This Hotel caters to serious golfers and perhaps Companies looking... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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345 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Sonnenalp is known to attract generations of old German families and therefore celebrates similar social rituals as Schneider's in Lech or Palace in St. Moritz. This means that it's hard to get a room until next year and impossible around key dates, because some families come with granny, children, grand children and the dog. As a result it takes time... More 

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