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Auf der Altstadt 43, 21335 Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Altstadt-Gastehaus Drewes Wale
Ranked #5 of 19 Hotels in Luneburg
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up at Altstadt Gastehaus Drewes Wale not knowing what to expect. This was wonderful...built in the 1400's. Totally renovated, very quaint, comfy, large bed, modern bathroom, very large room-we had a fridge, sink and 2 burner cooktop and table and chairs! You would never expect this from looking at the outside. The owner is off site-so make sure... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Altstadt-Gästehaus is not a hotel, so if you are looking for a hotel it might not be for you. We were looking for a place to stay for a long weekend in August and all of the hotels were booked solid. Our daughter found this place on the internet and we decided to try it. It turned out to be... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed here for three nights at the beginning of February to attend a great friend's Memorial Service and found this Guest House to be a great base within easy walking distance of the restaurants, shops and sights of Luneburg. We even walked there from the station with cases on wheels when we arrived! Yes there are no staff available... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Its a guest house...not a hotel. You get a code for door opening at the time of your booking confirmation(took approx 2 hrs after booking in booking .com) With this code you enter the house after 3pm and your room is ready and key is inside the room. No reception, no restaurant or any other staff around. Only for breakfast... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This guesthouse is picture book pretty, but not hospitalable. It felt as if the owner loved restoring and decorating but was sorry she had to deal with tourists. The only time she showed up on the property was to collect payment. Otherwise she was absent or only knew the word "no." After I had paid on my last day, she... More

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North Germany
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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I have nothing but praise for this guest house and will certainly be visiting again! Wonderful old atmospheric building and rooms but all the modern amenities you can wish for. I really can't fault it. Knocks the spots off many hotels and is an excellent base to discover a fascinating city.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This very old building was rescued by its current owners from being a derelict porn cinema. They have lovingly refurbished this historic building, which in former centuries hosted a brewery into a little boutique style hotel with modern amenities. It hosts only eleven rooms, including larger suits and is well placed for exploring the historic centre of beautiful Lüneburg. Our... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Although difficult to find, once there we got a superb room with all amenities. The building from 1489 has been renovated and carefully restored by the owners. The self service buffet offered all youcould ask for including a boiled egg kept in a thermos container to keep it warm. Short walking distance ti city center which apart from Christmas stalls... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We stayed at the guesthouse whilst visiting family nearby. We had a large suite, mainly because that was all that was available. It was a beautiful building, and the rooms were well decorated and very clean. The breakfast was a self service buffet, but was very generous and well presented. I would recommend this to anyone, and would definitely visit... More

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Gustrow, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

When looking for accomodtion in Lüneburg we found this guest house. It really is a wonderful place to spend a few nights visiting Lüneburg. A former brewery (from 1400 till 1900) is was carefully and absolutely tastefull restored by the owners in 2004 leaving a few bricks and joists/beams to be seen. You park for 5 € per night right... More

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Address: Auf der Altstadt 43, 21335 Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Location: Germany > Lower Saxony > Luneburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10

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