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Hotel Kronprinz

  • Germany, Berchtesgaden

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The Alpenhotel Kronprinz enjoys splendid panoramic views of the Berchtesgaden mountain ranges and the iconic Watzmann mountain from its elevated setting 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre and 15-20 minutes' walk to the bus stop to access local attractions. Experience true Bavarian hospitality and enjoy delicious regional dishes and beverages.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 65
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4
  • ‘Dachstein’ and ‘Edelweiss’ Austrian twins have shower and seating area, 'Edelweiss' twins also have balcony
  • Large ‘Chiemsee’ Austrian twins have bath, seating area, balcony and mountain view
  • Larger 'Berchtesgaden' Junior Suites have bath, lounge area, balcony and mountain view
  • All rooms except 'Berchtesgaden' can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement
  • All rooms have flat screen TV, telephone, fridge, radio, safe and hairdryer

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

There is a hill outside the hotel which heads down into the village, guests with limited mobility may find this challenging.

Meals

  • Regional and international cuisine
  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 3 course evening meal (may be served or buffet-style)
  • Weekly barbecue (weather permitting)

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Berchtesgaden

Set against the stunning backdrop of the iconic Watzmann mountain, this charming and historic town lies in the heart of the Germany’s Bavarian Alps, close to the Austrian border. Situated in a gorgeous alpine setting, the area is popular for hiking and mountain biking, but also has a fascinating history which attracts many visitors each year. Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest and the World War II Centre on the Obersalzberg mountain are popular local excursions. The narrow streets in Berchtesgaden’s pretty pedestrian zone are lined with pastel-coloured listed buildings in alpine style and filled with restaurants, cafés and souvenir shops. The locals are proud to preserve their Bavarian traditions and customs, and showcase typical Bavarian music and dancing at weekly events in the town centre. Beautiful Lake Königssee with its boat excursions, lakeside restaurants and walks is just 15 minutes away by free local bus.

Things to do in resort

  • Cycling and mountain biking
  • Golf
  • Paragliding
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Canyoning
  • Rafting

Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest and the World War II Centre on the Obersalzberg mountain are popular local excursions. The narrow streets in Berchtesgaden’s pretty pedestrian zone are lined with pastel-coloured listed buildings in alpine style and filled with restaurants, cafés and souvenir shops. The locals are proud to preserve their Bavarian traditions and customs, and showcase typical Bavarian music and dancing at weekly events in the town centre. Beautiful Lake Königssee with its boat excursions, lakeside restaurants and walks is just 15 minutes away by free local bus.

Second the the numerous walking trails, Berchtesgaden is home to miles of bike trails, whether road cycling, designated off road bike routes, or mountain bike oportunities is your thing, this area has it all.

Out & About 

  • Plenty of shops and cafés
  • Lake Königssee (15 minutes by free bus)
  • Visit to Salt Mines
  • 240 km of marked walking paths
  • Miles of road cycling options and mountain biking
  • Paragliding, rowing, kayaking, white water rafting & canyoning
  • Gorges, canyons and dams
  • Summer tobogganing
  • Bathing lakes (Hintersee, Thumsee)
  • Watzmann Thermal Spa
  • Golf course at Obersalzberg
  • Castles, churches & monasteries
  • Schnapps distillery
  • Bus to Salzburg (¾ hr) and Bad Reichenhall (20 minutes)

In Lake Königssee: This stunning emerald green fjord-like lake in the heart of Berchtesgaden National Park is Germany’s cleanest and deepest lake. Surrounded by impressive rock cliffs and Bavaria’s second highest mountain, the Watzmann (2,713m), it is best explored by boat. Board the electric boat in pretty Schönau and listen to the echo of the famous trumpet solo played by the tour guide. Stop off at St. Bartolomä chapel with an optional lunch at a typically Bavarian beer garden. A selection of scenic hikes, varying in difficulty, start at Lake Königssee.

The Eagle’s Nest is a historic viewpoint at the summit of the Kehlstein mountain (1,834m). Once Hitler’s retreat, it now is a restaurant with a spectacular 360º view of the Alps.

Resort Card

The Free Berchtesgaden Resort Card is provided by your hotel upon arrival and gives you:

  • Free use of local buses in the Berchtesgadener Land*
  • Free guided walks led by the tourist office

Discounted rates for:

  • Watzmann Thermal Spa
  • Cable-cars (i.e. Obersalzbergbahn, Hirscheckbahn)
  • Almbach Gorge
  • Plus many more discounts for various attractions and activities in the area

*excluding certain routes (i.e. Kehlstein route, Salzburg, Rossfeld)

Location in resort
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For more information on travel and transport visit our Berchtesgaden page

Excursions

Explore the local area independently, at your own pace, with these recommended day trips (book locally*): The Eagle's Nest £48, daily Salzburg with Sound of Music Tour £58, on demand


Local Attractions
Lake Königssee is a stunning emerald green fjord-like lake in the heart of the Berchtesgaden National Park and Germany’s deepest and cleanest lake.

The Eagle’s Nest is a historic viewpoint at the summit of the Kehlstein Mountain (1,834m). Once Hitler’s retreat, it now is a restaurant with a spectacular view of the Alps.

Berchtesgaden Salt Mines has been in continuous operation since 1517. Salt deposits are detected in the area of the Salt Mine up to 300m below the valley floor.

Berchtesgaden Royal Castle dates from 1102 from the Augustin Collegiate and different ages has left its mark, from Romanesque to Gothic and Baroque, as well as Rococo


*Prices shown are for guidance only. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions. See pages 264-267 for terms & conditions.

Facilities

  • Rustic Bavarian stube
  • Traditional beer & wine tavern
  • Panorama residents’ and à la carte restaurant
  • Small bar
  • Sun terrace with parasols
  • Small garden
  • Sauna and steam room, infra red cabin (Free)
  • Beauty treatments and massages (pay locally)
  • Wi-Fi (pay locally)
  • NB: hotel is set in an elevated position and requires a ten minute walk up from the main pedestrian zone
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Garden
  • WiFi

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Hotel Kronprinz
Berchtesgaden, Half Board
24/06/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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