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Hotel-Restaurant Saenger Blondel

Durnstein 64, Durnstein 3601, Austria
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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The Woodlands, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Durnstein is a story-book town overlooked by a castle and surrounded by the Danube and vinyards which are nice to walk or bike through. Saenger Blondel is a lovely guesthouse family run and owned. It's very well-located with a nice patio for dinner and breakfast. We had a great view of the castle from our room (#19) I wish we... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We loved the town of Durnstein and found this a great hotel. The service was a bit more formal than some other places we stayed, but was still friendly. The courtyard was beautifully landscaped and was a lovely spot for dinner and breakfast. We were there during apricot season and loved all the fresh fruit! Our room was spacious with... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

if you are lucky enough to be able to spend a night or two in durnstein, then you are lucky enough. this place looks like it was built by disney and the hotel saenger blondel is a good economical place to stay. this small inn is run by a charming caring wonderful group (a family maybe) and they could not... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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141 reviews 141 reviews
50 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

old fashioned hotel and lovely owners that make the stay comfortable. Could do with an update but the old fashioned way gives it it´s charakter. Good breakfast and in the middle of town. park right next to the hotel.

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Budapest, Hungary
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17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stayed at Hotel Saenger Blondel for three nights and slept in the second floor corner room. From my window, I saw the castle ruins and central Durnstein. The hotel is in the middle of the village and convenient to everything. The Schendl's were very helpful even before I arrived, providing tips on train and bus options for my travel... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in Durnstein for one night after a short cruise from Melk. It's a charming, sleepy little town and the Saenger Blondel was just lovely. This was a nice, gentle, relaxing stop between our stay in larger centres, such as Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg. We enjoyed our cozy, clean room and a traditional dinner with an entertainer on the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed only one night as part of a walking trip in the Wachau Valley, but thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The welcome from Frau Schendl was very warm , helpful and friendly. The family have run the hotel/restaurant for generations and the experience shows. Whilst the building is old our room was bright clean and completely updated and most comfortable and... More 

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Southern California
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191 reviews 191 reviews
44 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

There are two other "fanicer" hotels in Durnstein but at two to three times the cost of this one. Clean, modern rooms and facilities in a beautiful old building. It is family owned and run and they go out of their way to help you on your stay. A more than adequate breakfast is included. Our only regret was that... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Durnstein(and the Hotel Sanger Blondel)was our third stop of four on a 2 week anniversary trip to Switzerland and Austria. We only spent one day and night, but it was so magical! We received a very warm welcome on arrival from Herr Schendl who allowed us to park our rental car in the one small space out front and helped... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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42 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This place is loaded with charm, a place where the owners greeted us warmly upon our arrival. This hotel has been in the Schendl family for 300 years; they really do know the secret for top-notch service. Durnstein itself is a charming village surrounded by vineyards, and on the banks of the Danube, in the gorgeous Wachau Valley. It is... More 

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Address: Durnstein 64, Durnstein 3601, Austria
Location: Austria > Lower Austria > Durnstein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 15
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