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“Beautiful hotel in central location”
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Burghotel
Ranked #2 of 45 Hotels in Rothenburg
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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Beautiful hotel in central location”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was the nicest hotel we stayed at in Germany. It does not feel like a hotel, more like you are staying in someone's home. The room was huge and had a lovely view. It was very cosy and had a cottage like feel. The bathroom was modern with all amenities. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good though there could be more variety. All the attractions are a short walk from the hotel. We picked up a map from the front desk where they marked the key attractions for us. I would certainly stay here when visiting Rothenburg again.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Leeds
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

We just spent 3 nights in the hotel's apartment with our two sons aged 15 and 18. It is a great space with plenty of room and character too. This was our second trip to Rothenburg for the Christmas market and we had a great time. The hotel's breakfast was very good and the staff were all helpful and friendly. I would definitely stay here again.

Rothenburg is beautiful!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Melbourne
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

We have just finished our second stay at the Burg Hotel. First time was 4 years ago sans children in Autumn, this time with our 2 children in winter. Rothenburg was charming covered in snow and the Burghotel snug, cosy and very well situated. Staff are friendly and breakfast was great. Highly recommended !

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

We had a family room and could not have been happier with the room, location and breakfast. A great place. A short walk to everything and a good breakfast with a great view. This is a must stay place.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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gabbekla, Inhaber at Burghotel, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
Dear guest, thank you for your comment. For families we will soon have a new apartment with 3 bedrooms, living room, balcony and view to the valley. You can follow the renovation on our fb site.
Gabriele Berger-Klatte
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New York, USA
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

We are a family of four (husband, wife, 5 year old daughter, and mother-in-law) who chose to stay in Rothenburg ob der Tauber for three nights during our trip to Austria and Germany. The town was to die for in character! Half timbered houses with flower boxes, amazing shopping, and walls you can walk on. We decided to stay at the Burghotel because of its reviews and because they had a room that suited us perfectly! The family suite was spotless, with three bedrooms (two with double beds, and one with a twin bed that was perfect for our daughter), and two bathrooms (one with two toilets and a tub, and one with a shower only). It was an excellent value for the money! There is one parking space right next to the entrance, and it is two flights up. This suite is separate from the main hotel with a very short walk down the street to the hotel for breakfast. The breakfast room is beautiful, with amazing views over the valley! Even prettier with the two days of uncharacteristic snow that we experienced! Eggs were made to order, and the waffles with sugar were delicious as well. Otto (hotel owner) was extremely helpful and friendly, and all of the staff spoke excellent English! We would love to return to this area in the future, and would definitely choose this hotel again!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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gabbekla, Inhaber at Burghotel, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
Dear Hotelguest, thank you for your comment. We will soon offer an Even bigger Family apartment with 3 bedrooms, balcony and view to the valley. Please View the Renovation on our fb site.
I hope to See you again.
Gabriele Berger-Klatte
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

We lived in their family apartment which is in a building just next to the hotel premises. The room is spacious and clean but a little bit old. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It is located in the centre of rothenburg and is easy to drive to there. They have parking spaces just next to our premises. Rothenburg is a small town, so you can walk to any sight seeing points from this hotel with ease. The breakfast has only limited of choice though.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Boston
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

On our recent trip to Germany we were fortunate to spend two niights at the Burghotel in Rothenburg. We are extremely pleased that we made this choice. The hotel is literally built into the historic wall of the city. It is in a quiet section of the town near a small park and the city museum, very quiet in the evening.

We stayed in the top floor room which is a hike up but very spacious. We had a large sleeping room with seating, a room for dressing and clothes and a very large bathroom with both a nice shower and a whirlpool tub. The windows had magnificent views of the surrounding countryside with the slopes leading down to the Tauber River. It was a very nice room!

The breakfast room is quite nice with large windows with a similar view. The real treat however is a terrace off the breakfast room that is literally on top of the castle wall. We spent our late afternoons on said terrace with some fine local wine enjoying the sunsets. The food for breakfast was quite good with the normal German breakfast spread. They will make eggs to your specs.

The staff is extremely nice both in reception and in the breakfast area. They made reservations for us and answered our many questions cheerfully.

If you are driving there is a limited number of spaces for hotel guests,probably a few less spaces than rooms. GPS is a must as you navigate your way through the narrow old town streets to get to the hotel. Ita not easy but the beutiful hotel is the reward.

This place is charming. Rothenburg can be touristy but this place has authentic character. It will not be the cheapest in the old town but the value is clearly there..

Room Tip: We had the top floor - fantastic room but up several flights. In our opinion, worth it.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Burghotel
Address: Klostergasse 1-3, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Middle Franconia > Rothenburg
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Spa
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Rothenburg
#2 Family Hotel in Rothenburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Burghotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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