First mentioned in 1608 and family-owned since 1908, the hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären in the scenic Wachau region combines tradition with modern amenities like a 400-m² spa area and free internet access. All rooms at this elegant 4-star hotel feature a mini-bar, a satellite TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony. The restaurant’s cuisine serves traditional and regional cuisine, including lamb, Angus beef and sucking calf. Fresh fish and traditional pastries are also served. The restaurant regularly hosts specialty weeks and has a well-assorted wine cellar. The spa area of the Hotel Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären includes a large indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, hot tub, infrared cabin and solarium, as well as professional massages. Emmersdorf represents the western gate to the UNESCO-protected Wachau and is located right at the Danube Bike Path and the train line along the river. The famous Melk Abbey is located right on the other side of the Danube. Activities like guided bicycle tours, Nordic walking, traditional Heurigen evenings with wine and schnapps tastings, day trips to Vienna and bicycle rental are available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free private parking


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
1 sofa bed
and
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.4
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great breakfast! Staff went the extra mile for us. Spacious room.
  • Akos
    GermanyGermany
    beautiful building, good location, nice pool, and sauna
  • Daniel
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The breakfast was very good and the seating was not crowded.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Zum Schwarzen Bären
    • Cuisine
      Austrian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic

Amenities of Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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FAQs about Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären

  • The prices at Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Tennis court
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Beach
    • Steam room
    • Bike tours
    • Fitness
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa facilities
    • Locker rooms
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Swimming pool
    • Private beach area

  • Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären is 650 feet from the center of Emmersdorf an der Donau. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären has 1 restaurant:

    • Zum Schwarzen Bären

  • Room options at Hotel Zum Schwarzen Bären include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.