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Hotel ‘Speicher am Ziegelsee’ in Schwerin

Hotel 'Speicher am Ziegelsee' in Schwerin, Germany

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 actually the sign of the boat station.

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Hohenzollern Castle in Heiligendamm

Hohenzollern Castle in Heiligendamm, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle (Burg Hohenzollern) was built in the 1840s. The idea was to create something romantic, the architect Georg Adolf Demmler (1804-1886) was influenced by Tudor castles he visited in England. Today the edifice is part of an ensemble run by the Grandhotel Heiligendamm.

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Youth hostel in Warnemünde

Youth hostel in Warnemünde, Germany

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.

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Hotel Wiesler in Graz

Hotel Wiesler in Graz, Austria

Hotel Wiesler is located next to the center of Graz. After a walk of a few minutes one reaches the Kunsthaus (Museum of Contemporary Art) or the central market place. From many rooms one has a fine view of the landmark of Graz, the Uhrturm (a clock tower).

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Conference hotel SPES in Schlierbach

Seminar Hotel SPES in Schlierbach, Austria

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.

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Morning view at Hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein

Morning view from hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein, Austria

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?

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Relaxing at Hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein

Relaxing room at Hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein, Austria

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.

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Castle hotel Stubenberg in Stubenberg

Castle hotel Stubenberg in Stubenberg, Austria

Castle hotel Stubenberg in Styria, Austria. A place along the Schlösserstrasse (Castle Road) in Styria and Burgenland.

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Schlosshotel Velden in Velden

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‘.

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Schloss Bensberg in Bergisch-Gladbach

Schloss Bensberg in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany

On the grounds of Schloss Bensberg. The palace was founded as hunting lounge for the Counts Palatine of the Rhine. Later it turned into a 5-Star Grand hotel. More…