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Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   In Elmau 2, 82493 Elmau, Bavaria, Germany
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Schloss Elmau is a dream come true -- a beautiful hotel made of all natural materials, wood and stone -- windows that open to the cool, clear mountain air -- outdoor pools open all year, all weather, all day -- a paradise for children but with lots of peaceful places for grown-ups -- classical music played on splendid Steinway pianos... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Mmedesevigne, I am so happy to hear that will fulfilled your expectations, and that you left wanting more! I hope to host you again in the near future. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I just spent a thoroughly enjoyable week at Schloss Elmau. The hotel is wonderfully luxurious and our rooms were perfectly appointed. The surrounding area is stunningly beautiful and though we spent a few days skiing in nearby Seefeld and Garmisch we could have happily spent 7 days without leaving the resort. We were there with our two small children and... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear 2Shooz, I love your trip advisor name! It was a pleasure having you and the entire family with us. We were happy to see that you enjoyed both rooms, and that you did not mind the room move. We thought giving you the option, and letting you choose from the benefits each room has to offer was the right... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Words can't describe this place. Stunning facilities, grounds, and scenery. Impeccable service. Incredible food. We ate at their Michelin-starred restaurant and absolutely loved it, preceded by a gorgeous jazz performance. But the spa facilities were absolutely incredible. Make sure to enjoy the rooftop infinity pool. Definitely grab a front row seat in the relaxation room, snuggled up in a cozy... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear M S, I will make sure that the car comes quicker next time, but I will do my best to find some reason to delay your departure just enough to enjoy the Schloss a little bit longer..... Thank you again for the great review and we look forward to the next visit. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss... More

Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The best hotel I have ever visited! There are only few places I would go again and Elmau belongs to them. Great place for relaxation and recharging your life battery. Excellent service, excellent food...there was nothing wrong. Wonderfull spa resort.

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Micha_U81, "The best hotel ever visited" is very high praise. Thank you that you recognized our efforts and that you enjoyed the restaurants so much. Please let me know prior to your next visit so that I can personally ensure that we repeat the experience. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I spent a week at Schloss Elmau at the end of November, specifically to attend the concert program that week - two wonderful concerts each day, one late morning and another early evening. The musicians were superb! In between, there was plenty of time to enjoy the exceptional spa facilities - 3 large pools, two of them outdoors, a very... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Anne F, Happy New Year!! It was such a pleasure to meet you and your family during the recent visit. I look forward to your next stay with us. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I wanted to make a reservation and the booking person on the phone was so rude and told me that there was no space for me at anytime as the hotel was fully booked and in case the hotel guests should go to the restaurant . This is very disappointing. I just wanted to try the restaurant but the concierge... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Dr-Frati C, I am sorry that you were not able to stay at the hotel or try one of our restaurants during your recent attempt. The Christmas and New Years Holidays are one of the busiest times of the year, guests typically reserving their rooms a year in advance. During this time of the year we run at 100%... More

Bergen, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This was our first stay at Schloss Elmau. What can we say - it was wonderfull and great! They really know the golden rule of hospitality - allways give more than you would expect. We were lucky to have great weather and snow - which gave the Schloss a fairytale surrounding. Everybody is friendly - the food is tasty -... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Hans S, Thank you for the kind words. Happy Holidays and all the best in 2014, we hope to see you soon again. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

My wife and I are seniors and spent a wonderful week at Schloss Elmau in November celebrating a milestone birthday.We have been to other European spa resorts, and this is perhaps the best. The week certainly exceeded our high expectations! We enjoyed everything--the spa, the pools, the relaxation rooms,the yoga classes and walks(my wife) and the exercise room(me), the classical... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear tom1717, Thank you for the great comments and for the praise on our property and the staff. We hope that you next visit to Europe brings you back to Schloss Elmau again. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I stayed here for 16 days. The decor in this sprawling building is simple and perfect with smooth wood, brass details and red accents. The pools, spas, steam rooms, herbal rooms, classes and views are truly special. The hotel has an full sizes underground Turkish Bath! The restaurants, lounges, grounds and food are truly amazing. The smell of wood, and... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Askia j, It was not only a pleasure to have you in the hotel, but to welcome you into the Schloss Elmau Family! You were so pleasant to have around, so kind to the staff, we miss you and look forward to your next visit! Thank you for making our 300th Trip Advisor review so special. All the best,... More

Moscow, Russia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We spent 1 week in November 2013 in this hotel. I would start from advantages. Spa, food, atmosphere is really 5 star. Classic music performance is really impressing. But the hotel has a really serious problem with "5 star" standards of housekeeping. First of all I still can not understand how is possible to hover and clean the room 3... More

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Nikolai_Bloyd, General Manager at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear EIStLa, It is nice to hear that you were able to enjoy so much of your stay. I am sorry for the complication with the room cleaning, it seems to have been a misunderstanding, and I am not sure how so many days went by. I hope that you received our note and the apology amenity which we sent... More

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Also Known As:
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway Hotel Elmau
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa And Cultural Hideaway
Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway Hotel
Address: In Elmau 2, 82493 Elmau, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Elmau
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Elmau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Suspending time for body and mind. Get away from it all in an Alpine sanctuary of magical beauty. Feel the spirit of the mountains. Listen to the sound of tranquillity. Be enchanted by some of the greatest artists performing classical music and jazz or meet fascinating authors. Rejuvenate in four spas, offering perfect calm for adults and quality time for families. Chill out in restaurants and lounges enhanced by a passion for service and care. ... more   less 
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