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Gasthof Goldener Stern

Sterngasse 17, Melk 89073, Austria
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Gasthof Goldener Stern
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Melk
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Soquel, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We were welcomed like we were coming home. The hotel sits in the shadow of the Melk Abbey and our spacious room overlooked the town and cathedral. It's a 15 minute walk from the river boat station which is how we arrived and a 5 minute walk to the train station. Dinner in the restaurant was excellent and breakfast was... More

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Schmidt family operate the Goldener Stern on the basis that all guests are friends and all friends deserve the best accommodation and food. Frau Schmidt handles hosting and Herr Schmidt restaurant and cooking, along with other family, and a stay there beneathe the historic abbey in Melk will reward anyone with beautiful scenery, a quaint town, outdoor activity and... More

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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Everything was perfect. We came back for the second time with a friend Even the dog was so welcome and enjoyed his stay so much. The owner is so friendly and empathetic and really loves to welcome guests. We felt like we were at home

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Imperial Beach CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Location: guesthouse in pedestrian zone of tiny Melk, within walking distance of the Abbey. Hard to find with a car, so we parked and walked instead which was very simple. Eclectic decor throughout. Carpeting on stairs could use a spruce up. Room: stayed in a family room for 5. A double in one room and a second room which had... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I spent 2 nights in room #6, "Prince Radetzky." Toilet and shower (shared with room #3) were separate, down a short flight of stairs; there was a sink in the room, a large comfortable bed complete with a cuddly stuffed duck, and an amazing view of the Abbey out my window. It was an easy walk from the train station,... More

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Oslo, Norway
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Accomodation in Melk is pricy. From that perspective Goldener Stern is an acceptable accomodation. It is centrally located, literally wall to wall with the abby, and with an ancient history. The rooms are nice, and attended to daily. Somwhat on the small side though. What makes this place worthwhile staying at is the nice family running it. They hardly know... More

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Waco, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

In planning our trip to Austria, we made time for one night in Melk. Now we wish we could have stayed longer. We found a small hotel, well positioned, in the quaint old town part of the village. Literally built on the first street next to the cliff next to the abbey was the Gasthof Goldener Stern. It was next... More

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Westminster, CO
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We spent just one night at the Gasthof Goldener Stern while taking a boat trip on the Danube and touring the beautiful Melk Abby. The host who met us at the door was a little abrupt but his wife was a wonderful host who spoke very good English. The guest house is located down a narrow pedestrian street where we... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

I spent five nights at the Goldener Stern in April 2012 traveling the bike trail from Passau to Vienna and then on to Budapest, where I am now. The weather had turned cold and wet and I needed a rest from sleeping in my tent in that weather for a week. I was greeted enthusiastically by Regina, one of the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for only 1 night after a Danube River cruise from Krems last May (we took the train from Vienna to Krems that morning). After arriving, we wished we had planned to stay longer. Melk is a picturesque town, and the Golden Star was quaint and cozy with a friendly staff. The room was very... More

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Also Known As:
Gasthof Goldener Stern Melk
Address: Sterngasse 17, Melk 89073, Austria
Location: Austria > Lower Austria > Melk
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Melk

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