Steigenberger Inselhotel

  • Lake Constance, Germany, Constance

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A former monastery with an interesting history dating back to the 13th Century, this 5 star luxury hotel is set just a few steps away from the cobbled streets of the old town, an ideal location for both relaxing and exploring the numerous attractions the area is so famous for.

Added value

Free after dinner tea/coffee in the hotel's Zeppelin bar

Free use of local buses with guest card

Credit of €28 per person for à la carte dining

Free use of local buses- with resort card

Free Constance guide magazine for all guests - worth £5

Early Booking Offers at selected hotels. Discount included in the prices shown

Inghams Rep based in resort

  • No. of rooms: 102
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4



  • Official rating: 5


  • Twin bedrooms can sleep up to three guests whilst single rooms are also available
  • The well-furnished bedrooms all have air-conditioning, bath, TV with English channels, telephone, radio, safe, minibar, hairdryer and either face the lake, park or cloister

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

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

Things to do in Constance

  • Occasional classical concerts at the Konzilgebäude
  • Wine-tasting at Meersburg vineyards
  • 'Bodensee Therme’ spa near Constance with outdoor and indoor pools, thermal baths and lake swimming
  • Wine festivals throughout summer in Constance, Meersburg and Reichenau
  • Casino, cinema and ‘Sea-Life Konstanz’ aquarium
  • Great boutique shopping and gift shops, and selection of bustling cafés, bar and ice cream parlours in the old town
  • UNESCO world heritage site of St. Gallen convent nearby (approx. 1hr by train)
  • Nearby ‘Flower island of Mainau’ with a rose garden, palace and butterfly house
  • 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.


'Bodensee Card Plus' Great Value Travel pass

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips! The excellent-value 'Bodensee Card Plus' (pre-bookable) to use during your stay.

Costs from £65 (3 days), from £81 (7 days)

This excellent value ‘all-inclusive’ regional pass is recommended for guests staying in Constance

  • Travel on the ‘White Fleet’ passenger boats around the lake including to Constance, Lindau, Bregenz, Meersburg, Mainau, Friedrichshafen, Stein am Rhein, Überlingen and Schaffhausen for the Rhine Falls.  Travel 4 days with 7 days pass or 2 days with 3 days pass
  • Free entrance to 160 attractions in the region including Friedrichshafen Zeppelin museum, Meersburg castles, Salem castle, Unteruhldingen ‘Village on Stilts’ and Sea Life Konstanz
  • Free travel on Pfänder cable-car near Bregenz, and Säntis cable-car in Switzerland
  • Free entrance to many villages, art and culture museum

Subject to change. Travel on a catamaran and car ferry services not included.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.1783381
  • Latitude: 47.6642414
  • Location Description:
    • 5 minutes walk from centre

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 from £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 from £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 from £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 from £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 from £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.

  • In a privileged position on the banks of Lake Constance, the harbour and train station are 5 minutes’ walk away (500m)
  • Attractive breakfast room and ‘Seerestaurant’ dining room with lake views
  • Rustic ‘Dominikanerstube’ à la carte restaurant, serving regional specialties
  • ‘Zeppelin’ bar, occasionally with pianist in the evenings
  • Comfortable lounge
  • Lobby barista bar
  • Small fitness room (Free)
  • Uncovered car parking (pay locally)
  • Gardens with private lakeside bathing area for hotel guests
  • Lakeside sun terrace with uninterrupted views of the lake, ideal for a spot of light lunch or afternoon tea and cake
  • Sauna
  • Wi-Fi throughout (free)
  • Lift (to 3rd floor)


  • Entertainment
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Garden
  • WiFi
  • Car parking
  • Excellent hot and cold buffet breakfast, served until 11am. Guests can choose to have breakfast on the terrace from 9am (weather permitting).
  • 4 course evening meal with choice of main course, served in the ‘Seerestaurant’ or on the terrace in fine weather.
  • Credit towards à la carte dining
  • No of restaurants: 2

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Special Offers

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.1783381
  • Latitude: 47.6642414
  • Location Description:
    • 5 minutes walk from centre

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