Full disclosure, I have family in Blaubeuren, but this time (first time ever) we stayed in a hotel due to a family gathering and there was no room in the family home. Usually I rate a hotel based on value for money, not on the supposed star system that big name hotels thrive on. I have stayed in many european hotels, both large and small, and I must say I was a tad disappointed with this hotel.
We stayed in room 22, and I must say this room was not particulary large...nor was it small. Average. The bathroom was quite tiny however. One noticeable difference I noticed in this hotel was that no face cloths were provided.
Our room had a balcony (not used in December with snow outside), that worked well to cool the white wine we had purchased. There were however no extra glasses, so we used the glass and the plastic one provided in the bathroom. The beds were a little soft, but I realize this is personal taste. The linens were crips and clean as shown in the photos provided by the hotel. The TV carried BBC and CNN, so that was a plus. The WIFI is free as mentioned by previous reviews.
They provided extra pillows without any fuss when requested.
I think what bothered me was a small thing that wouldn't bother most people. Since we were visiting family, we went to their house for breakfast the first day. The second day, we had to leave to catch a train at 7:30 am. Unfortunately breakfast is only served starting at 8 am on Sundays. The price quoted to us when booking was EUR95/night including breakfast. When I paid my bill, I only noticed later that the price of the room was EUR85/night and that breakfast was an extra EUR5/person per day. Clearly we had never eaten breakfast at the hotel, but that didn't seem to matter when it came to the accounting side of things. A small annoyance, that kind of makes me feel like I got ripped off in a beautiful little town in Germany.
The hotel was very clean, and quiet. Izzy the dog makes you feel welcome!
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