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Schafbergspitze Hotel

Schafberg Mountain, St. Wolfgang, Austria
Schafbergspitze Hotel
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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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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic, classic and comfortably functional accommodation where everything worked wonderfully and was spotlessly clean. Friendly, helpful staff but we feel that they should have brought our attention to the magnificent and breathtaking surroundings which we stumbled upon at sunset. If you're taking the cogwheel train to the top, take the trouble to stay the night so that you too can... More 

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Steyr, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered two dishes (a salat and goulash) and both dishes were rather small compared to the price. The quality was okay, but like I said to pricy. The service was good and very fast. A very positive point is the amazing view.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Located on top of Schaftberg Mountain and accessed by a wonderful mountain railway, this unique hotel is a must for the bucket list traveller. We caught the last train at 4 pm in a wet grey day and saw very little on the 40min journey up the mountain. The hotel is at the peak of the mountain, a short steep... More 

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Schoerfling am Attersee, Austria
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have never experienced such apalling service or lack of care for guests as at this hotel this weekend! We stayed at the hotel as part of a large group of adults and children celebrating a birthday. Despite booking almost every room in the hotel as well as a 3 course evening meal and drinks for ca 70 guests, we... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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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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27 hotel reviews
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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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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 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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33 hotel reviews
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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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33 hotel reviews
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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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