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Schafbergspitze Hotel

Schafberg Mountain, St. Wolfgang, Austria
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Schafbergspitze Hotel
Ranked #16 of 27 hotels in St. Wolfgang
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Schafbergspitze Hotel has not been discovered by mass tourism. Although the cog railway carries hundreds of tourist up and down the mountain during the day very few stay for the night. If the weather cooperates you will be rewarded not only with one of the best views in the Alps, serenity and a gorgeous sunset and sunrise the next... More

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East Anglia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Unfortunately the weather on the day we were visiting this hotel was atrocious! We were thirty people of varying ages carrying overnight bags but when we arrived at the end of the railway line there was no-one to meet us or even any signs to show where the hotel was. Because it was pouring with rain and blowing a gale... More

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London
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here 1 night in the hope of getting a stunning sunrise, unfortunately all we got was fog. The hotel itself was absolutely fine. We got a deal which covered the return journey on the cog railway and 1 night bed and breakfast. The room was ver clean, we had a balcony but as the fog was so thick... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

My friend and I had lunch here yesterday. I have a guilty conscience because I persuaded her it would be good. I won't exaggerate, the food was edible but that's the best I can say. This place is soulless. The management are clearly focused exclusively on making euros and not on pleasing customers. The service was abrupt and the food... More

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belfast
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109 reviews 109 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Amazing views when it's clear. We stayed two nights and got the full experience. Fantastic view on arrival, unbelievable sunset. Dense fog the next day until it lifted late afternoon.Great sunrise the next day. Quite a trek up from the railway station to the hotel, but your bags are brought up for you. You feel the altitude for a while... More

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Yorkshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

I'm sure the hotel is everything the other reviewers describe, shame we weren't able to experience it. Due to the unseasonal cold weather the cog railway would not go to the top of the mountain due to there being "too much ice and it being very slippery". Not the hotel's fault of course. It's a pity the hotel did not... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
42 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We emailed the hotel and with our reservation and were given instruction to pay with a credit card at the SchafbergBahn -train station for a Combine Ticket which included return train tickets and hotel stay+breakfast because they don't accept cards at the hotel. The afternoon train ride was lovely & relaxing coz we could open the windows to get some... More

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South West England
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Don't forget to take cash as credit cards are not accepted. We arrived the day before & tried to book the hotel & train at the station. No, you have to phone the hotel separately then pay for both at the station. There must be a more joined up method. Took the last train up & first back so virtually... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

We took the train and paid for 1 night at the station in St Wolfgang. There are no credit card machines in the Hotel, so you need cash! You buy the room and train tickets at the bottom. The first available train was full. It was a very hot Sunday afternoon and understandably busy with people so we waited for... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

Hotel is situated about 6 km with the railway from St. Wolfgang. The latest train departs from St.Wolfgang at 4 p.m., so be sure you are on this train. The best price of your accomodation you get if you book and pay your accomodation with the train. At the moment it costs 68 EUR per person with the train ticket.... More

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Address: Schafberg Mountain, St. Wolfgang, Austria
Location: Austria > Upper Austria > St. Wolfgang

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