We wanted desperately to like the Alpenhof as I had a cold and we arrived very late at night, we were tired and planned to stay in the area for several days! Our first impression of the hotel and grounds (even in the dark) was good. It was wood paneling in the Bavarian style everywhere in the hotel, cozy and cute. We were starved and went straight to the cozy and inviting hotel restaurant. They were so kind to us with our broken German - service was outstanding! We had a delightful meal and retired to our room.
That is where the fun ended. The room was not clean and overall dated. It was a nice size, the furniture was dated, but nice enough. The carpet was worn and not clean looking. The bedding, too looked dated. The room had not had a good cleaning in quite a while. The lamps by the bed had not been dusted as i could seen tons of dust piled-up on the lamp, curtains and headboard. The bathroom was tiny and shower difficult to even get into - and we are both normal sized people. Sleeping was not easy due to the cleanliness issue, flat pillows and yucky bedding.
The Euro breakfast was about a 3 out of 5 stars. The coffee was watery and lukewarm. They had most of the accoutrements of the Euro breakfast, but none were very fresh looking. The best of the buffet was the breads which were the typical German brotchen and the homemade jams and cheese were fine. The other items were not very memorable.
The pool and sauna and fitness areas were also not what we have seen for other European hotels in this price-range. Old, dated tiles in a dark room.
Overall, very gracious staff, beautiful location and grounds, but the rooms and the breakfast do not live-up to the pricetag. We ultimately moved on after that night because we couldn't justify the pricetag for that level of quality of rooms.
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