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Gasthof Goldener Stern

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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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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two older children and I stayed here for one night - we were warmly greeted at the door and the room we had was sweet with a view of the Abbey. We would have loved to have stayed longer. We enjoyed the quirky items around the room and the breakfast was sensational. We would have eaten in the restaurant... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed one night while traveling from Vienna to Hallstatt. Melk Abbey had been recommended by my neighbors who travel extensively. It was an easy walk with a rolling suitcase to the B&B from the train station. The B&B is in the center of town and located next to the abbey. The room was clean with a comfortable bed and... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
77 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed 1 night on Danube cycle trip . We were expecting to really like this hotel given the reviews but was underwhelmed on most counts . Our welcome was perfunctory and i don't think the owners acknowledged us at all during our stay . The room was massively over cluttered including at least 5/6 plants ( plastic and real) Breakfast... More

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed in the last available room that included its own bathroom. The room was small (just barely room for the bed and a dresser), but the price was right, and we were greeted very warmly. Breakfast was great; when the owner found out my wife has a pre-diabetes condition that requires her to keep carb consumption low, she went... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great guesthouse with warm and friendly staff. Cool and unique rooms with a delicious breakfast. We liked it so much we extended our stay. We had dinner at the restaurant which was also very nice. The owner was great he even brought my wife a cake and flowers at breakfast for her birthday.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was our second visit to the Goldener Stern and what a warm welcome we received! It was wonderful to be back to stay in such a comfortable place. This property sits below the Abbey and is in the centre of town so everything is handy. Breakfast was as good as ever & it was lovely to be able to... More

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Soquel, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Address: Sterngasse 17, Melk 89073, Austria
Location: Austria > Lower Austria > Melk
Also Known As:
Gasthof Goldener Stern Melk

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