Very friendly staff at reception, main hotel complex up to date. Haus Kampenwand however not up to the standard which could be expected from a 4 star hotel (with room with a broken door lock and wall corners requiring plastering from earlier collisions with luggage). Hotel staff not aware that information materials on the rooms are outdated and still refer to time before renovation (with a traditional Bavarian Zirbelstuben restaurant)
"Truly Bavarian Hotel with an International Twist"
Hotel Gabrielle combines true Bavarian hospitality with a slightly more international twist to the already excellent Bavarian food following the return of the talented son who has been studying as a chef abroad. The rooms are large with long wooden balcomies or terraces. Without any sense of irony the staff all wear traditional local clothes as do many in the village and there is live unobstusive Bavarian music outside many evenings, including alpine horns and a small ompha band of very talented local youngsters. The professional but friendly manner of the staff infects the guests who all wish eachother good morning at breakfast, which is an excellent cold buffet with local cheeses, meats, jams and cereals.
20 metres from the hotel is the network of walking paths which criss cross the mountains, well sign posted and of all shades of difficulty. We walked up the Hochgern on our first day to discover we'd walked the equivalernt of Snowdon, but with three Inns on the way, it seemed less. On the mountain we were passed by a cyclist with two dogs and a pet pig, called Emma. Buy a Wanderkarte (map) from the Rathaus to help you plan your walking. The hotel lends bikes to help you access all the walks. By car within an hour is Saltzburg, Berchtesgarten, two hours to the amazing GrossGlockner alpine road, with beautiful vilages closer to hand. In the village the famous Apline Gliding School offers joyrides, a one hour motor glider flight through the mountains is awesomwe.
Bill from Buckinghamshire, UK
-The Hotel Gabriele Unterwoessen is a family-run hotel in a quiet mountain area, offering Bavarian hospitality and friendly …More
We only stayed one night but we loved it here.
So quiet and peaceful, it was the perfect place go get away from the hustle of the city.
The rooms are a little run down, but they are more than adequate, with comfortable beds, and quiet surroundings.
We had dinner in the restaurant and it is so far the best meal we have had on our holiday, with fresh ingredients prepared well.
The waiter also did a great job in recommending both good and wine.
Traveller from N
At our hotel, our guests find an ideal starting point for hiking and mountain tours; but it also offers numerous activities …More
Very well organised hotel. All the staff were exceptionally cheerful and helpful. The hotel had a comfortable, traditional feel (not the bland, modern feel of many city hotels.) We stayed in a balconied appartment with a brand new, well finished shower room. Plenty of choice at breakfast and good optional evening meals.
From grassy countryside to glacially-sculpted landscapes, natural beauty abounds in the quiet Upper Bavarian region of Chiemgau. Comprised of four sub-regions, the area is centered by the Chiemsee, Bavaria's largest lake. Pedal down one of the many biking paths, or amble along the hills of Waginger See. The museum in Kirchanschöring offers insight into Bavarian culture and traditions.
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