Nestled in the heart of a Bavarian nature park amid hiking trails and cycling paths, this four-star family-run hotel is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Bavarian Forest National Park.
Close to the Czech border, the region remains largely undiscovered by British visitors — often overlooked in favour of the better-known Black Forest in the west.
Visitors here can enjoy a range of cultural and outdoor activities, from learning about the region’s tradition of glass and crystal craftsmanship to catching glimpses of the wild wolves, deer and lynx that roam the countryside.
The resort is decorated in typical Bavarian design and many of the 68 guest rooms and suites have an olde worlde, romantic feel. Suites are spacious, with balconies offering incredible views of the surrounding mountains, and all the rooms feature elegant furnishings.
During winter, guests can enjoy a variety of sports, including cross-country skiing, tobogganing and ice skating. For those wishing to try something a little different, there are also opportunities to try Bavarian curling or to take in the snowy sights from the comfort of a horse-drawn sleigh.
The summer months are warm and, with free bike rental available to hotel guests, the season tends to be a popular time to explore further afield. The Bavarian countryside can also be discovered by boat, canoeing along the streams or fishing on one of the many nearby lakes.
The panoramic indoor pool and huge rooftop pool provide a fabulous view of the Bavarian hills, while the spa menu offers a range of indulgent massages and facials by Guinot and Klapp. The renovated wellness area includes an attractive Finnish sauna complex, complete with aromatherapy steam bath, atmospheric lounge area and a refreshment bar serving herbal teas and fresh juices.
Food is another highlight at this hotel: globetrotting gastronomes can savour haute cuisine at Oswald’s Gourmetstube, where an in-house butcher ensures only the choicest cuts of meats are served and where guests enjoy classic dishes with a modern twist. Innovative recipes are concocted using the freshest produce and the finest spices, offering an unforgettable culinary experience.
Need to know
· Fitness studio and classes
· Lobby and bar
· Sun terrace