The former monastery of the Dominicans situated on the tiny Dominican Island in front of Constance (Konstanz) accommodates a hotel now. Guests of this hotel and its restaurant have the chance to walk along this nicely painted cloister.
Hohenzollern Castle in Heiligendamm is more a guest residence than a castle. Grand Duke Paul Friedrich commissioned the building to accommodate his noble guests. It saw its completion in the 1840s.
The name of the castle originates from the powerful Stubenberg family. Five members of this house occupied the office of governor (Landeshauptmann) in the Duchy of Styria.
The ****Hotel Speicher am Ziegelsee is located inside a former granary dating back to 1939. The edifice is situated next to a lake named Ziegelsee so guests can reach the hotel by boat. The sign HOTEL SPEICHER is the name board of the boat station.
A fun way to stay in Warnemünde is this youth hostel located in the edifice of a former weather station. The equipment on top of the tower is still used for providing datas for weather forecasting.
Hotel Wiesler is located next to the centre of Graz. After a short walk, guests reach the Kunsthaus (Museum of Contemporary Art) or the central marketplace. From many rooms, one has a fine view of the landmark of Graz, the Uhrturm (a clock tower).
The conference hotel SPES (Seminarhotel SPES) is situated on a plateau overlooking the Upper Krems Valley (Oberes Kremstal). It is near the centre of Schlierbach but also next to a forest. It offers rooms in a modern building opened in 2009 but also in a eco-holiday resort at the foot of the plateau.
My morning view from my hotel room at Hotel & Winery Pfeffel in Dürnstein. Can you imagine having your breakfast at the terrace while a river cruise ship drives along the Danube next to you?
After climbing up and down the hill of Dürnstein Castle I was ready for this relaxing room at Hotel & Winery Pfeffel. The room even offered a view of Dürnstein Castle so I was able to put down these notes while looking at the castle ruins.
The palace situated next to a lake named Wörthersee was built by Bartholomäus Khevenhüller at the end of the 16th century. After 1890 it was mainly used as a hotel and became famous in the German TV series ‘Ein Schloss am Wörthersee‘.