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Hotel Barbarossa

  • Lake Constance, Germany, Constance

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In a central location, right in the heart of Constance ‘old town’ on the historic ‘Obermarkt’ square, the Barbarossa is a family-run hotel providing a comfortable base from which to explore this beautiful region. Full of character, the hotel combines a modern-style with many original features. The harbour and train station are only 5 minutes’ walk away.


  • No. of rooms: 50
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 0
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3
  • The comfortable type ‘Königsklasse’ twin rooms are individually-styled and have bath or shower, TV, telephone, radio and hairdryer. These can be used for sole occupancy for a supplement

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Telephone


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


  • Good hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 3 course evening meal taken at hotel (Tuesday - Saturday)
  • 3 course evening meal (Sunday & Monday) to be taken at Restaurant Konzil (Konzil Gaststätten), a 5 minute walk from hotel Barbarossa
  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Half Board


Constance is the largest town on the lake and is perfectly situated to explore this beautiful region, just where the river Rhine meets the lake. The town has a fascinating history and a beautiful frescoed traffic-free old town with cobbled streets, brimming with shops, cafés and wine cellars. Visit the historic gothic-style Münster cathedral, the historic 'Konzilgebäude', or take and evening stroll along the lakeside and harbour, watched over by the famous 'Imperia' statue. The Lake Festival is due to take place here on 10th August with a spectacular firework display.

Things to do in resort

  • Sight-seeing
  • Cinema
  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Walking

Lake steamers regularly tour the waters, stopping at a seemingly endless selection of romantic towns and historical sights, such as attractive Meersburg, with its old castle and vineyards; the lovely 'Flower Island' of Mainau, with its fabulous gardens; and Lindau, a delightful bustling Bavarian island town. Constance, Germany, the largest town on the lake, has a fascinating history and a beautiful frescoed traffic-free old town with cobbled streets, brimming with shops, cafés, and wine cellars. In the evenings visitors stroll along the lakeside, or enjoy a glass of the local Müller-Thurgau wine.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.1733375
  • Latitude: 47.6611239

For more information on travel and transport visit our Constance page


Book Locally | Prices are shown for guidance only. Don’t miss these recommended trips….

Meersburg Castle £10 (entrance only)
Visit Germany’s oldest castle in this romantic wine-village (approx. ½ hr by boat from Constance)

Friedrichshafen and Zeppelin airship museum £7 (museum entrance only)
Visit the birthplace of the Zeppelin airship and the museum dedicated to its history. (1½ hrs by boat from Constance).

‘Village on Stilts’ at Unteruhldingen £7 (entrance only)
Learn the history of the ancient lake dwellers at this interesting village re-built on stilts (approx. 1hr by boat from Constance)

Pfänder cable-car and park £10 (return cable-car journey only)
Reach the summit at 1064m of the local mountain near Bregenz, for great panorama and hiking opportunities. Or enjoy the bird of prey falconry
show (full day trip from Constance)

Great Value Entrance and boat travel to the above destinations is included from all resorts with the purchase of a Lake Constance ‘Seebären’ regional pass.

Beautiful Flower island of Mainau £15 (garden entrance only)
Wonderful floral displays, Italian rose garden, butterfly house, palm house with tropical flora as well as the church, palace and several cafés. From Constance (approx. ¾ hr by boat)

Many more excursions available through your Representative

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.


Hotel facilities include modern restaurant and dining room ‘Weinstube’, comfortable lounge, rooftop sun terrace with views over the old town and towards the famous ‘Münster’, large terrace on ‘Obermarkt’ square where drinks are served and free Wi-Fi. NEW for summer 2019 is a small wellness area for massage and with relaxation terrace.

  • Modern restaurant/dining room ‘Weinstube’
  • Comfortable lounge
  • Rooftop sun terrace with views over the old town
  • Large terrace on ‘Obermarkt’ square where drinks are served
  • Wi-Fi in rooms (pay locally)
  • Lift
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Local Fees and Taxes


Inghams Plus

  • Bottle of mineral water and Swiss chocolate in room on arrival
  • Free use of local buses with guest card.

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Hotel Barbarossa, Constance, Lake Constance
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