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Hotel zum Turken

Berchtesgaden-Obersalzberg, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Hotel zum Turken
Ranked #5 of 31 hotels in Berchtesgaden
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed sometime ago. We hope our review is posted. There is nothing quite like this hotel to stay in given its history. But what makes this place special is its host. Mrs Scharfenberg. Her story as owner and as a host managing the place herself you won't find such an interesting story attached to a hotel anywhere in Germany.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in early June . We got the last room luckily. If you are looking for a place without city sounds the aggravation of the internet and tv. This is the place to really get away. We went for the atmosphere and history since we are ww2 history buffs this is the place. We couldn't... More

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Our trip to Germany was a wonderful experience and one my wife and I will not soon forget. At the top of my list of great places is the town of Berchtesgaden and this is precisely because of the ZUM TURKEN on the Obersalzburg. The hotel has amazing views and tremendous History. Having never stayed in a traditional German Guesthouse,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights there in early May. The rooms are large and comfortable and the views are breathtaking. Make sure you have a look at the pictures in the lobby. This hotel has a fascinating history and there is much to see in the area. Take the high road drive.

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Eugene, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is one of the most unique hotels you will ever stay in! The history alone is so compelling but the hospitality and charm are equally over the top. Be sure to ask about the unique history of the zum Tuerken itself and things Frau Sharfenberg's family did in the run up to WWII to ensure it exists for all... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Spent two nights at the Zum Turken in October of this year and had a wonderful time. Frau Scharfenburg was a gracious host and continues to offer visitors the same great experience that her late mother did. The view from the Turken is fantastic and it's surrounded by so much history on all sides. We could view the historic Eagles... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

There's no denying why people go there: the scenery and history. Combine that with fine German hospitality at Zum Tuerken and it's a perfect time away from everything since this place is a time capsule. Miss Scharfenberg now continues the tradition from her mother and you won't be disappointed. Reminder: please don't act like you're in the USA and respect... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Takes you right back to the 40's, almost like you were part of the era of jack boots and nazis. This hotel was taken over by Hitler as his Berghoff was right down the road, and it was used to house his security people. The hotel is clean, comfortable and still run my the family that owned it before Hilter... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Nothing changes at Zum Turken and yet nothing stays the same. Fantastik location, warm welcome, breathtaking view from the room, quite, history, cosyness. Downtown is only 3 km away if you need shopping, walking excursions, bus trips, You want culture? Salzbug is 20 car minutes, Bad Reichenal, Munich. Go there.

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We loved this place! My boss recommended it after staying there a few years ago. It was exactly what we expected from his description...an historical experience in a charming place from yesteryear. It is not a luxary hotel and does not offer modern conveniences such as internet and TVs in the room, but the atmosphere is unlike any other place... More

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Address: Berchtesgaden-Obersalzberg, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Berchtesgaden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Zum Turken Hotel
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