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Seeufer 10, 52152 Simmerath, Germany

#10 of 16 hotels in Simmerath

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Review score

Based on 706 hotel reviews

7.8

Score breakdown

  • Cleanliness

    8.2

  • Comfort

    7

  • Location

    8.7

  • Facilities

    6.9

  • Staff

    8.2

  • Value for money

    7.4

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  • Reviewed: 13 May 2018

    8.3
    Nice cost-effective place to stay for hikers or bikers traveling in Eifel natural park.
    • Leisure trip
    • Solo traveller
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    It is year 2018 - but they didn't have wifi.

    The dinner (not included in the room cost) was very good. The breakfast buffet (included in the cost) was excellent!

    Stayed in May 2018

  • Reviewed: 24 April 2018

    9.6
    Great location, great staff, good food wow location...... would return for sure...
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    a little dated but still very clean so not really a problem...

    Great location great view of the lake and forests. comfy bed, hot water, parking what else would you need !....

    Stayed in April 2018

  • Reviewed: 16 April 2018

    9.6
    Idyllic and relaxing.
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    Would have liked extra pillows.

    Excellent evening meal and breakfast. Attentive, friendly staff in restaurant. View from room superb. Good location for exploring local area. Would definitely use this hotel again and recommend to others.

    Stayed in April 2018

  • Reviewed: 7 April 2018

    9.2
    staff helpful.
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • Family Room
    • Stayed 4 nights

    Lets say roughly : I'm used to stay in 4-5 stars and this is reall a 3 stars. Poor english spoken.

    staff helpful. Swimming pool amazing. Good location : in front of water.

    Stayed in April 2018

  • Reviewed: 3 November 2017

    7.5
    Nice and relaxed
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    The sauna didn't meet any safety standards - please fix it! The sauna stove can not be without protection, and on top of that right there in the middle. The minimum is a wooden railing around the stove but even with that it's risky with how it's positioned. And a 100 degrees celsius is unnecessary much, around 80 is good. Don't get me wrong, I love the fact that there's a sauna, but please do make it safe.

    Staff was friendly, the hiking routes started very near the hotel, warm pool after the hike was excellent, very good breakfast.

    Stayed in October 2017

  • Reviewed: 11 August 2017

    10
    A trip down memory lane, has grown as a tourist centre, but still retaining a lot of the Eifel charm
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    No Wifi but not really an issue as the information office less than 50 metres away had automatic free Wifi even when closed.

    A little dated but scrupulously clean, food excellent as was staff who mainly spoke English and were helpful, perhaps because we spoke some German ourselves!

    Stayed in August 2017

  • Reviewed: 8 August 2017

    8.8
    This hotel brings you back to Europe in the...
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 5 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    This hotel brings you back to Europe in the seventies/eighties. In some years people will see this hotel as a great reserved artifact. The location and staff are awesome, its very clean. Its just a bit expensive compared to the quality (of the bed, walls)

    Stayed in August 2017

  • Reviewed: 14 July 2017

    5.4
    The hiking trails around the hotel were nice with beautiful...
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    The hotel could definitely use an update as it is still very much in the 1960s. No soap in the washrooms and no extra towels for the pool. No wifi. With some updating it would be a decent place to stay. The pictures online are slightly deceiving as the hotel is actually on an energy dam rather than a "lake".

    The hiking trails around the hotel were nice with beautiful views. The schnitzel dinner at the hotel restaurant was also tasty but a bit over-priced, however, with no other restaurant options in the area we didn't really have a choice of where to eat. Our waitress was also very friendly and the staff even kept our bottle of wine cold for us to pick up after an evening walk.

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 8 July 2017

    8.8
    The location was perfect.
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • Family Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    The room was very large and had a great balcony but was very dated.

    The location was perfect. Just a minute walk from the boat launch, ferry, and swimming area. The restaurant is also very good, breakfast lunch and dinner.

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 5 July 2017

    7.5
    motorbike friendly. hotel
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    already mentioned bathroom etc a bit tited but not a major issue. the only real negative comment was that we had drinks with our meal which we assumed had been charged to our room. When we went to bed there was a knock on the door from the waitress asking that we pay it that night!! so I had to dress and go to reception in bare feet to [pay up. no idea why!!! think the hotel should review this action as it is not the norm at all the hotels we have stayed at across Europe!!!

    Motorbike friendly hotel. moved a van out of their garage so we could put our 3 bikes in there overnight so top marke there, bit of an ols school hotel with foramility at all times! waiters /witress all friendly and helpful. room was ok. a bit tired and shower room clean but had not been updated inyears! comfy bed ..we slept ok. room clean. we had meal in restaurant at 18 euros for 3 course meal . good food and large portions. you wont go hungry here!! breakfast was also good with loads choive plus hot options of sausages, scrambled eggs bacon etc. A good stopover on the last night of our 2 week motorbike tour to the diolomites and back.

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 9 June 2017

    10
    An excellent hotel in an idyllic setting.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights

    There was nothing about this hotel that we did not like.

    An extremely comfortable, friendly hotel with an excellent restaurant. The location by the lake was very attractive with easy accessibility to the lake and footpaths for walking. We did not make use of the swimming pool but it appeared to be a good facility.

    Stayed in May 2017

  • Reviewed: 2 May 2017

    7.5
    Good stay, nice view
    • Leisure trip
    • Solo traveller
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 3 nights

    The village was almost empty and you need a car to get around. I missed nice restaurants/shops in town, you had to go to Simmerath (10 km further). Only Germain television and no wifi :(

    Nice room with view. I booked a single room but received a double room with more space than expected. The swimmingpool and sauna were a bit old but more than clean. Good breakfast.

    Stayed in April 2017

  • Reviewed: 19 April 2017

    6.3
    great location but dated decor and poor food
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    opps... see above

    the hotel is very dated in decor, and felt a little over priced for the quality. the food quality was very poor and expensive compared to others in the area for the same style of local cuisine. perfect location and the pool was good. staff were friendly but not super helpful

    Stayed in April 2017

  • Reviewed: 4 March 2017

    7.9
    The beds were very comfy with big rooms.
    • Family with young children
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    The restaurant and bar closed at 8pm only German TV so nothing at all to do on a night time apart from read! Nothing open around the hotel either.

    The beds were very comfy with big rooms.

    Stayed in March 2017

  • Reviewed: 14 October 2016

    8.3
    Nice Lakeside setting in a small Village.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    Nice Lakeside setting in a small Village. Good evening meal choice and personal attention to my wife's lactose and dairy free diet which was much appreciated. One of the best breakfast buffet spreads of our whole 15 day motor car tour and again lactose free bread provided. Friendly helpful staff. both our rooms were very spacious, my own one being a double bedroom with a desk area , a separate dinning room, and a toilet and shower room. Wi fi is not available as reception in the area is difficult. Car parking in the hotels car park immediately adjacent. A pleasant overnight stay and there is obviously other things to do in this scenic area for those who enjoy walking or a trip on a one of the lake boats.

    Stayed in September 2016

  • Reviewed: 28 September 2016

    10
    We are working on arranging a rerturn visit.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 3 nights

    No fault of the hotel, but I was horrified to see one lady bring a shopping bag into breakfast, and proceed to drop food into it. The only other thing we did not like was having to leave!

    We liked everything about the hotel-just sorry we left it too late for a balcony room. Food, staff, room, could not be faulted-even the weather did us proud. I loved the pastries, my husband devoured the ham at breakfast. Evening meals also excellent.

    Stayed in September 2016

  • Reviewed: 6 August 2016

    7.1
    Beautiful location at the Rursee.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 3 nights

    Hotel needs a make over. The food at the restaurant was not that good and there is nothing else in the direct neighborhood at walking distance, for diner. Service was basic and not really friendly. No WiFi, which today should be a basic service.

    Beautiful location at the Rursee. Nice hiking an biking area.

    Stayed in August 2016

  • Reviewed: 26 July 2016

    9.6
    We got delayed on our way to the hotel and couldn't make...
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    We got delayed on our way to the hotel and couldn't make it in time for for the check-in. When we called the hotel the staff arranged a late night pick up of the room key and we checked in in the morning. Also the breakfast was really nice, everything was very fresh and well prepared.

    Stayed in July 2016

  • Reviewed: 21 June 2018

    8.8
    The hole thing
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 3 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    The hole thing

    Stayed in May 2018

  • Reviewed: 4 April 2018

    8.3
    Nice resteraunt and very close to the lake.
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    Nice resteraunt and very close to the lake. Beautiful hotel.

    Stayed in April 2018

  • Reviewed: 3 March 2018

    10
    Fantastic location with great walks along the lake, scenery...
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • 2 rooms
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    Fantastic location with great walks along the lake, scenery was amazing

    Stayed in March 2018

  • Reviewed: 22 October 2017

    9.6
    A wonderful, friendly hotel in an exquisit location.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    There was so much choice! Cereals, yoghurts and fresh fruit, cheeses hams bread, eggs and bacon. Wonderful!

    Stayed in October 2017

  • Reviewed: 5 September 2017

    10
    A surprising revisit to an area haven't visited for over 30 years, excellent!
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 4 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    Nothing

    Delightful location, will return next year, area beautiful and relaxing. Quite a lot to do for all ages!

    Stayed in August 2017

  • Reviewed: 5 August 2017

    5.8
    Room provided everything required but decor seemed to be...
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    Room provided everything required but decor seemed to be genuine 1970s

    Stayed in August 2017

  • Reviewed: 2 August 2017

    7.1
    Fair for the money
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    The pool was tired

    The area

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 29 July 2017

    7.5
    Easy to make reservation via booking.
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • Family Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    No wifi available! But in the website booking.con describes there is free access to wifi.

    Easy to make reservation via booking.con

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 21 July 2017

    8.3
    Location, hard to beat !
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    Pillows !

    Location, hard to beat !

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 19 July 2017

    6.3
    Worn out
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    Just a standard breakfast. Lots of flies. Old and worn premises.

    Excellent location in the village.

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 17 July 2017

    7.9
    No WIFI
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights

    No WIFI

    Stayed in July 2017

  • Reviewed: 29 June 2017

    7.5
    Perfect location was walks/cycles/motorbikes
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    Menu wasn't in English

    Good size room. Good view. Choice of Breakfast.

    Stayed in June 2017

  • Reviewed: 27 May 2017

    7.1
    Breakfast was good.
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Family Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    No wifi for customers.

    Breakfast was good. Location is good.

    Stayed in May 2017

  • Reviewed: 18 April 2017

    9.6
    Lovely location
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • 2 rooms
    • Stayed 3 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    Kids moaned a bit about the lack of wifi

    Location lovely, generous breakfast, good size rooms

    Stayed in April 2017

  • Reviewed: 6 February 2017

    8.8
    A very kind personnel and a possibility to have a dog with...
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children
    • 2 rooms
    • Stayed 1 night

    A very kind personnel and a possibility to have a dog with us.

    Stayed in February 2017

  • Reviewed: 24 January 2017

    7.5
    View and hotels position
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights

    Dinner there only if you have no other option

    View and hotels position

    Stayed in December 2016

  • Reviewed: 7 January 2017

    7.5
    Location, good breakfast.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights

    A bit outdated. Dinner was OK.

    Location, good breakfast.

    Stayed in January 2017

  • Reviewed: 2 January 2017

    8.3
    Cosy hotel at wonderful location
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 3 nights

    Quite rooms, good beds. Very popular place to eat in the evening.

    Stayed in December 2016

  • Reviewed: 18 December 2016

    7.5
    Good enough
    • Leisure trip
    • Group
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    TV in room did not work.

    Good breakfast. Nice chillroom on first floor

    Stayed in December 2016

  • Reviewed: 4 November 2016

    5.8
    nice locaction but no lounge
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights

    noise in the room no possibility to drink something in a lounge

    location, big room

    Stayed in November 2016

  • Reviewed: 17 October 2016

    8.3
    Location, staff
    • Leisure trip
    • Solo traveller
    • Single Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    Size of room

    Location, staff

    Stayed in October 2016

  • Reviewed: 13 September 2016

    9.2
    Beautiful location
    • Business trip
    • Solo traveller
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night
    • Submitted via mobile

    No WiFi

    Beautiful location Friendly staff Delicious breakfast

    Stayed in August 2016

  • Reviewed: 2 September 2016

    10
    A hidden gem
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with older children
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    Great location, perfect little hotel and excellent staff

    Stayed in August 2016

  • Reviewed: 28 August 2016

    7.1
    Good
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 3 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    No Internet

    Location

    Stayed in August 2016

  • Reviewed: 27 August 2016

    9.6
    Great stay
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 2 nights
    • Submitted via mobile

    Perhaps a bit old fashioned, but everything was very clean.

    Perfect location, close to the lake, close to the park entrance.

    Stayed in August 2016

  • Reviewed: 27 August 2016

    7.5
    Very friendly and obliging staff
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple
    • Double Room
    • Stayed 1 night

    Bathroom small and very dated

    Very friendly and obliging staff

    Stayed in August 2016

  • The following reviews were written more than 24 months ago. They no longer impact the property's overall review score – but may still be helpful when choosing the perfect place to stay.

  • Reviewed: 25 April 2016

    9.6
    The food was excellent and the staff very kind and helpful.
    • Leisure trip
    • Group

    When we arrived for some reason the hotel thought that all rooms had been cancelled but one! Fortunately they had plenty of space and accepted that the error was theirs. Seems to have been caused by making two separate bookings one for 5 rooms and one for 6; necessary because I needed 11 rooms and cant book more that 9 or 10 through the booking.com website. Very irritating! Also as booking.com sent me a confirmation request for the rooms 2 days before travel, to which I replied in the affirmative, I can only assume that this confirmation is not passed on to the hotel. Perhaps something that should be considered by booking.com.

    The food was excellent and the staff very kind and helpful. The hotel itself was beautiful with great views and lovely balconies

  • Reviewed: 24 April 2016

    9.2
    Good size rooms, excellent location really good food in the...
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with older children

    no coffee tea making facilities in the room. Extractor fan in the bathroom appeared not to be working..

    Good size rooms, excellent location really good food in the restaurant bot at breakfast and for dinner. Friendly staff and really good vfm. Plenty of parking.

  • Reviewed: 17 April 2016

    8.3
    Lovely views, excellent food, comfortable room and we loved...
    • Leisure trip
    • Group

    It's a shame there was no internet.

    Lovely views, excellent food, comfortable room and we loved the swimming pool. Altogether a very relaxing experience.

  • Reviewed: 1 April 2016

    9.2
    Great breakfast, wonderful location, nice staff.
    • Leisure trip
    • Solo traveller

    The room I stayed in had a window above the door that let the hall light in, other than that my time there was lovely.

    Great breakfast, wonderful location, nice staff.

  • Reviewed: 2 February 2016

    7.1
    1. The staff,
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with older children

    They have WiFi but said it was for hotel use only and not for clients.

    1. The staff, 2. The fact that they called and told us that we left something in the room and that they would mail it. 3. The food, the sekt and the service

  • Reviewed: 14 November 2015

    8.3
    Location was just by the lake in a beautiful area, and free...
    • Leisure trip
    • Group

    No internet. Hotel was quite old, and for example, the door to the balcony was not closing very well.

    Location was just by the lake in a beautiful area, and free and easy parking. Breakfast was good.

  • Reviewed: 1 November 2015

    8.8
    Good view from the bedroom.
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with older children

    Good view from the bedroom.The hotel is in a lovely location - quiet and peaceful. Very good breakfast. We enjoyed the swimming pool. Rather old-fashioned hotel but clean, comfortable and friendly.

  • Reviewed: 11 October 2015

    10
    We like the location, the atmosphere, and the friendliness...
    • Leisure trip
    • Group

    We like the location, the atmosphere, and the friendliness of all the staff. Having stayed at this hotel many times over the years, we can say that it just gets better.

  • Reviewed: 4 October 2015

    7.5
    A traditional German hotel and restaurant.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    No WiFi: the only hotel without we've been to since ages. Unbelievable for such a hotel.

    A traditional German hotel and restaurant. However the restaurant is much better than the usual German countryside restaurant : portions are normal (and not huge as unfortunately usual in Germany) and the taste is exquisite.

  • Reviewed: 17 June 2015

    10
    We loved our room, with a balcony overlooking the lakeside
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    We loved our room, with a balcony overlooking the lakeside There was an excellent choice on the menu for dinners. Also a well-kept and warm pool for a swim

  • Reviewed: 17 May 2015

    9.6
    Hotel location is excellent, by the lake and a tourist...
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    Bed was quite uncomfortable.

    Hotel location is excellent, by the lake and a tourist office. The evening receptionist was very friendly. Hotel restaurant is very good (we had dinner and breakfast).

  • Reviewed: 10 May 2015

    8.3
    To us it felt very a traditional German hotel which we liked.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    Bedroom was the only letdown although it had a balcony with a view of the lake . It felt empty and echoed. Pillows were very poor. TV provided had only German channels.

    To us it felt very a traditional German hotel which we liked. Breakfast, excellent buffet,plentiful and good choices from cooked to continental, scrambled egg best I have ever had.

  • Reviewed: 10 May 2015

    7.5
    The hotel is mainly for longer stay holiday people, where...
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    No access to wifi

    The hotel is mainly for longer stay holiday people, where people will tend to eat in. The menu was simply laid out, varied, freshly cooked and tasty; more than we can say for many hotels and restaurants we've visited in Germany.

  • Reviewed: 19 April 2015

    5.0
    the location was super, food was very good
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children

    the room was clean but smelled not fresh, staff was not friendly and the wifi was only available for the staff, not for clients

    the location was super, food was very good

  • Reviewed: 17 May 2016

    8.3
    Location superb, by the lake.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    No wifi, cell service dubious. Limited access to sauna

    Location superb, by the lake. Lovely views

  • Reviewed: 6 May 2016

    8.3
    Location.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    No wifi.

    Location.

  • Reviewed: 30 April 2016

    8.3
    beautiful location
    • Business trip
    • Solo traveller

    No internet at all (wifi) - which actually was kinda retro cute.

    beautiful location

  • Reviewed: 22 March 2016

    9.2
    Superb swimming pool.
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    All good.

    Superb swimming pool. Large, sun filled bedroom. Splendid view. Good walks in all directions. Interesting places to visit nearby.

  • Reviewed: 8 March 2016

    6.7
    Good restaurant and breakfast
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children

    Deco circa 1972. Shame, with such a location, that they can't modernise and cheer-up the place.

    Good restaurant and breakfast

  • Reviewed: 12 January 2016

    8.8
    This place was so relaxing and had a nice view of a lake,...
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with older children

    This place was so relaxing and had a nice view of a lake, and the breakfast was excellant

  • Reviewed: 27 December 2015

    9.6
    Location is awesome!
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children

    Location is awesome!

  • Reviewed: 9 November 2015

    8.3
    Beautiful accommodation and a splendid quite environment -...
    • Leisure trip
    • Solo traveller

    Nothing

    Beautiful accommodation and a splendid quite environment - excellent German-style restaurant

  • Reviewed: 3 November 2015

    8.8
    Lake view, pool, very clean!
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    The furniture a bit outdated but very good value for money, everything very clean

    Lake view, pool, very clean!

  • Reviewed: 1 November 2015

    6.7
    Beautiful location
    • Leisure trip
    • Family with young children

    Although staff friendly, not very helpful about surrounding area etc.

    Beautiful location

  • Reviewed: 29 July 2015

    7.1
    Quiet uncomplicated family hotel in a great position
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    Quiet uncomplicated family hotel in a great position

  • Reviewed: 12 July 2015

    8.3
    Pool was a bonus, staff very nice and good food.
    • Leisure trip
    • Group

    Bathroom a little dated

    Pool was a bonus, staff very nice and good food.

  • Reviewed: 8 July 2015

    7.9
    The location
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    The television didn't work in the room. The room still dated.

    The location

  • Reviewed: 15 April 2015

    9.6
    Staff careing and friendly
    • Leisure trip
    • Couple

    Nothing

    Staff careing and friendly

  • Reviewed: 17 March 2015

    9.6
    Clear air , peacefull , very good food !
    • Business trip
    • Solo traveller

    no wifi

    Clear air , peacefull , very good food !!! Super friendly staff

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