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Hotel Schloss Duernstein

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Salzburg, Austria
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a lunch with a group of 30 international custumers with high expectations. The terrace is maybe one the top addresses in Europe. Luckely fine weather, friendly owners and great staff. Delicious Backhendl and wonderful local Marillenknödel.

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Weiss, thank you for your rating and your comment! It was also for us a very special occasion to welcome this international group! It was a pleasure to host you and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch! Maybe we will see each other again one day - meanwhile we wish you all the best... More 

New York City, New York
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a few nights in August 2016. Our travel agent booked us here and when we approached the hotel from our car, we had high expectations. It is pretty dramatic and the town of Durnstein (and all of the Wachau Valley) are just lovely and dreamlike. However, the hotel is just OKAY. Understanding that the "Schloss" is... More 

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JCThiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jimmy A, thank you for your review and your feedback. It is great to hear, that you enjoyed the food and the restaurant, as well as the location of our hotel - the view is indeed unique! All the more we regret that you had the impression that the hotel 'suffers' from being old. In fact very much... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to beat this hotel's location, overlooking the Danube River and the vineyards in the beautiful Wachau Valley. The restaurant has spectacular views. But I was surprised at how cheap the hotel's furnishings seem to be, worse than what I would expect at a budget hotel. I can't believe this is part of the Relais and Chateaux chain. It... More 

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mike B, thank you very much for your rating and review. We appreciate your compliments regarding the location and the view of our hotel and restaurant. So much the more we regret that you had the impression our furniture and equipment does not meet the standards. In fact all furniture are restored antiquities and every room is very... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I typically don't write reviews, but I also usually try out different places to visit. However, the Hotel Schloss Durnstein is one incredible exception. Over the last 4 years my girlfriend and I have been there 3 times, and each stay exceeded previous experiences. If you have never been to Wachau (that area of Austria), I would highly recommend it.... More 

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JCThiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. ClemensOnTour, thank you for taking the time to write this review and the excellent rating. It is great to hear, that you are a returning guest and that you took notice of all the additional services we implemented the last few years. We always try to make the stays of our guests as enjoyable as possible. It is... More 

Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far back as 1969, my parents and I started staying at this wonderful hotel in the wine region of the Wachau in Austria. Toady, my wife and I still visit there whenever we have an extended stay in Europe. It is a gem, in a charming setting, overlooking the Danube and the surrounding vineyards, with an old fortress above... More 

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Thank Alfred S
JCThiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Alfred S, it is a pleasure to read through your review. There is nothing we could add to your charming words. - Thank You! We are looking forward hopefully see you again soon and wish you all the best! Yours Family Thiery & Team More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful hotel. It is a 17th century castle with all the charm that that implies but with 21st century comfort and elegance. The location is magnificent - in the very pretty tiny town of Durnstein, on the banks of the Danube. The rooms are lovely and the facilities (including indoor and outdoor swimming pools and spa)... More 

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Thank SheilaEB2015
JCThiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear SheilaEB2015, thank you so much for your magnificent rating. It is a pleasure to receive such a good feedback from our guests. We very much appreciate your compliments for our staff - always very motivating - we will pass on your review for everyone to read! It is great to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant - the view... More 

Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Durnstein is a gem of a small town on the Danube just outside Vienna. Whether part of a longer trip or to savour the Danube towns and wineries for one night Schloss Durnstein is a wonderful place to visit and stay. The restaurant terrace in the warmer months is a perfect location for a long last lunch or dinner. The... More 

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. David H, thank you for your great review. We were pleased about your compliments for the location, as well as for the service and staff. It is great to hear that you will return and we are looking forward to welcoming you the next time! With best regards Family Thiery & Team More 

Salzburg, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

On of the best Hideaways in Austria, authentic, historical, beautiful, excellent wines and Austrian Food, a Little village overlooking the Danube, once the Heart of Austria, my Wife allways falls in Love again....

Review collected in partnership with Relais & Chateaux

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Philippb518, thank you for your positive review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed Dürnstein so much. Indeed our Schloss Hotel is a historic place from the 17th century that maintained all its charme. As part of Relais&Chateaux the 5C - Caractère, Courtoisie, Calme, Charme und Cuisine - are part of our philosophy - and we feel... More 

East Sussex, UK
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183 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This was a delightful establishment, where all finer details of our Sunday lunch were attended to, making it a most enjoyable meal indeed. We sat in the outdoor area, although it unfortunately bordered on being too cold to do so on this cool summer day, but were rewarded with the beautiful aspect overlooking the Danube. Service was most professional, and... More 

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear jpvin, thank you very much for your great review. We very much appreciate your compliments. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our service and cuisine, even though you could not sit outside on our marvelous Danube terrace. It is always great motivation to hear such nice words. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again... More 

Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I would give a better review if only the restaurant manager wasn't so full of himself reminding me 3 times when I arrived early at 8:50 pm for our 9:00pm reservation that their kitchen closes at 9:00. We ordered right away. The hostess reminded us when we made our reservation at 5:00pm that the kitchen closes at 9:00pm. Why all... More 

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Fam-Thiery, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Schloss Duernstein, responded to this review

Dear Mikequ, thank you very much for your review. We would like to explain some points here. We do have opening hours as almost every company has. Our kitchen serves lunch from 12.00 to 4 p.m. and from 7.p.m. to 9 p.m. - that does not mean that the restaurant or the kitchen closes at 9 p.m. but the last... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Schloss Duernstein

Address: Duernstein 2, Durnstein 3601, Austria
Location: Austria > Lower Austria > Durnstein
Price Range: $202 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Schloss Duernstein 5*
Number of rooms: 47
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Schloss Durnstein dürnstein
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