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Pension Elan

3.0 of 5
Am Buchenacker 11, 94252 Bayerisch Eisenstein, Bavaria, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

What a splendid trip this was, the owners were a delightful couple and really made us feel welcome and comfortable at all times. The food was absolutely delicious! Traditional pork knuckle one night and a special dinner of rare delicacies another night. My girlfriend and I stayed for three nights to explore the surrounding area on foot and John haloed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Following a weekend skiing with my friends, we stayed here over the weekend in the apartment and it was a wonderful experience. The owners are incredible, warm and kind. The hospitality was out of this world, and we will definitely be back. The food is to die for, all local and fresh. The free hot wine and shots just keep... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

If you are going to Grosser Arber, Pension Élan should be your only choice. The place is wonderful and cozy. The owners were very kind and hospitable. I've never been so much welcomed. They've tried hard to make our stay unforgettable. And I have to say they over exceeded my expectations. Looking forward to going back there again

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Thank you very much for this review. We will do all our best to maintain and improve the quality of Pension Elan. More 

Munich, Germany
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

As part of a short cycling break in the Bavarian Forest and Sumava national park, I stayed for one night with my girlfriend at the lovely Pension Elan before moving over the road to the Pension Sonnenblick where I'd stayed before a couple of years before. On arrival very early on the Friday afternoon, I was warmly greeted by John... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We absolutely loved Pension Elan. Our room was very clean and the whole place looked newly renovated. Bed was comfy and breakfast was good. The best thing about this place though is the owners; John and his wife were lovely. They really went out of their way, letting us connect the laptop up to the big TV in the breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We really enjoyed our few days here.Owners are very profesional and btw they are cooking really fantastic international food..If u wanna enjoy and relax after your heavy sky day u can also use prepared sauna with tawels and all the staff around..I can only recomend it..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We received a very warm welcome from the owners, John and Ira; they look after their guests extremely well and offer good advice on where to visit. The Pension is just as advertised on the web site and the two types of sauna (infra red and Swedish) were most welcome at the end of a days walking in this beautiful... More 

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We stayed unfortunatly only one night. John helped us out with all our needs! Very clean and comfortable place. Good starting point for trips and walks in the region on both sides of the german and czech border. As a family, our room was a little bit too small, but everything elese was was so great that we didn't feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

John and Ira are great hosts, the location is perfect for walking and all things snow. Dining, breakfast lounge is comfortable. Overall you can't beat this for value.

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