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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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New York City, New York
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am fortunate to have stayed at many of the world's best properties. Few come close to Schloss Elmau. Nikolai Bloyd, the general manager, has created perfection. Schloss Elmau combines a most tranquil and magical setting with first rate facilities, food and service. The property manages to make adults and children feel like they don't ever want to leave. I... More

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

Dear Amanjunkie1, Thank you for the praise, especially towards me, however it is my entire team which only makes me look good! It was such a joy to have you and your family with us AGAIN, and again for two full weeks. We look forward to your next visit, which I already have blocked for you all :), and hope... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Schloss Elmau is a beautiful hotel located in the breathtaking German Alps. There is a state of the art spa, with a very unique offering: Turkish Hamam. If you have never had this treatment, I highly recommend it since it's very unusual to find such a beautiful facility for this type of treatment in most hotels. In addition, the staff... More

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

Dear NewportCoastTrav, It was an absolute pleasure having you and your family with us. I am so glad that everybody enjoyed themselves, especially the children with our vast array of offerings, which of course leads to the parents being happy as well! We hope to greet you next summer as well, or perhaps for a winter break. All the best,... More

Lisbon, Portugal
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an expensive hotel and Spa but you will not regrett the price. Hotel rooms as nice and quiet and spacious. Half-board is the norm because you will need a car to eat outside the hotel. the hotel has plenty of restaurants so you can change daily. IT is children friendly but you can also avoid the family restaurant... More

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

Dear rjfm1958, We are thankful for the review and glad to hear that you made it back home safely, even with a 6:30 special breakfast to send you on your way. We look forward to your next visit and hope that you will stay longer at the hotel on your day of departure. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful resort. Great for families and those wanting to get away. Staff was very accommodating. We got lucky and did not have to pay the toll since the road was an absolute mess. Even if it was nat considering the room rate they may want to reimburse residents at leas the daily toll if they leave Food... More

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

Dear Ray S, Thank you for all the comments and for the understanding which you had. We look forward to your next visit when we can truly arrange for you limitless outdoor experiences. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Sydney
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an outstanding hotel, with every detail attended to. From the warm, friendly staff that walk you around the hotel, to the most delicious buffet breakfasts (sweetest and juiciest strawberries & most crisp pancakes ever!), Schloss Elmau has it all. Here you are looked after and made to feel like you really matter. The surroundings are beautiful, there are... More

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

Dear MartaSydney1, It was a pleasure having you all with us, and thank you for the remarks for the Breakfast, we do try to present something memorable. We look forward to your visit and to showing you more of what Schloss Elmau has to offer. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Ostersund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend a stay at Schloss Elmau! Very beautiful surroundings and lots of places to visit if you like. But we just had such a wonderful time at the hotel and spa, so we still have all those things left to do. First class service, and a lovely place to stay at for weeks! Beautiful and well equipped rooms,... More

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

Dear Mats L, Thank you for the vote of confidence with regards to our Natural Setting. Having the hotel located in a National Forest is an incredible opportunity to offer the guests an unparallelled combination of nature and luxury. We look forward to your next visit, All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just returned from Schloss Elmau where we stayed 10 days with our 1.5 year old son. It was his first international trip and in principle his first big journey outside going to our summer house in Sochi. The hotel is wonderful. Even though we studied only a part of what it can offer, we were quite impressed by its children... More

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

Dear Stanislav_Ts, It was a pleasure to have you and your family with us. I know that you had a room in the hotel as well as in the Vacation Rentals we operate, and it pleases me to hear how much you all enjoyed your stay. I have discussed with the County office and they will not charge a toll... More

Thessaloniki, Greece
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14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Verynice pocation, rooms typical of the region, professional personel. You will need car to movearound, or you have to choose to stay in and just relaxing. Very good food and exceptional choises in breakfast.Nice place to stay..

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

Dear CAMEX, Thank you for the visit and for the kind review. We take breakfast very seriously as it is considered the most important meal of the day! We are glad you appreciated our efforts! All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Birmingham, Michigan
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

There are some architecturally and design-impressive hotels. There are great spas and scenery. There are wonderfully competent staffs. But few hotels provide all three in the equally sensational measure as does Schloss Elmau. The management shows it cares about you having a great experience by being visible and welcoming. Every detail is meticulously thought out, such as the background music... More

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

Dear Tom K, That is very high Praise!! Thank you so much for the comments and for the stunning review. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed all facets of our property. I look forward to your next visit and hope that you contact me personally before. All the best, Nikolai General Manager Schloss Elmau nikolai@schloss-elmau.de More

Carmel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent 4 days here in mid June during a 3 week trip to Turkey and Europe and had wonderful experience. The resort is located in a spectacular setting at the base of the mountains in a large national park. The scenery is beautiful. The room was modern, well appointed and quite comfortable with outstanding views. The spa is world... More

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

Dear jjp10, Thank you for the comments and the praise. I hope that during your next visit you stay longer, and can enjoy ever more of the property. Since you are from Carmel, and I am from San Francisco, please let me know if you need anything at all before planning your next trip to Germany or to Schloss Elmau.... More

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Address: In Elmau 2, 82493 Elmau, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Elmau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway 5*
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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
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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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