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Hotel Schloss Duernstein

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3601 Durnstein 2, Durnstein A3601, Austria
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was recommended this place on a recent business trip and could not believe how bad the place was. I choose to ignore some earlier reviewers but at my peril. Rude and just somewhere to avoid on all accounts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner were very happy in this hotel. Our room was on the top floor with a terrace to the inside. The hotel rrom was spacious, clean, very good. The spa otherwise was little bit messy, and crowded and the gym is quite small. The location is great in any tie of year there is something to do.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week we stayed here and one night in heat wave asked if we could have evening drinks on the porch. Had 6 empty tables not for dinner and 17 for dinner with only three tables occupied. Manager nixed the idea - "would start a bad trend". Really? Rules before customers? Who pays his salary?

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Potomac, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 5-star hotel is in a restored castle right on the Danube. It is surrounded by vineyards on hills that slope towards the river. The setting is stupendous. Inside, the public areas are very attractive and decorated nicely with period furniture and knick-knacks. The open dining terrace along the Danube provides great views during meals. However, aside from these visual... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Schloss Dürnstein was built from 1622 till 1630. In September 1683 Emperor Leopold I lived in the castle, and it was here that he received news of the victory at the Battle of Vienna against the Ottoman Empire. The castle redesigned into a hotel in 1937 And so far it's a fantastic hotel. Beautiful rooms. Great service. A wonderful restaurant... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled throughout Germany and Austria for our 30th anniversary and the company we worked with let all properties know of our reason for travel. Some hotels acknowledged this with lovely rooms and a special welcome. Hotel Schloss Durnstein, however, booked us in a tiny, HOT room overlooking the front parking area and initially did not provide a fan. Other... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very formal not in a nice way, but rude and living on past laurels. Many places make you feel genuinely welcome but this one has a very bad attitude bordering on offensive. There is a very positive modern image of Austria, but this place represents the very worst of the past!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located, beautifully restored, well run - for a high end boutique hotel in an area with relatively limited options this is a brilliant choice. The rooms are eclectic but in a good way, I recommend asking for one in thru restored older part - rather than the newish extension.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

we stayed here for 2 nights and it really is in a fabulous setting with fantastic views over the Danube. The welcome at reception was very warm and friendly and our experience of all the staff throughout our stay was really good - very helpful and all spoke great English. The breakfasts were extremely good with a great selection to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Prior arrival: We asked the hotel for a driver during the Weinfrühling; they responded very quickly and we found the requested driver very quickly Check in and welcome: Went smooth, very friendly and fast; because we arrived before noon, we had to leave our luggage at the reception and could enter our rooms in the late afternoon Room: Traditional and... More 

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