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Iceland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Excelsior was much better than I could expect for a ski holiday. It has the air of bygone times with generously decorated spatial bedrooms and a few lounges to sit and a chapel under the same roof.The bathroom though was all modern, with a big tub and very good local water. The service, the food, the ski shuttle - all... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This was one of my most relaxing holidays ever! I went to Bad Gastein to take advantage of the Radon treatments and in the end the quality of the entire holiday was far beyond anything I could have expected. The Villa Excelsior is run by a young couple who are only too happy to help out with your every need.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

I have traveled a bit, and this may be the most enjoyable place I ever stayed. The host and his wife and staff are extremely welcoming and committed to service. You feel like a personal guest here. The pension cultivates the genteel feel of a hotel in Bad Gastein's early 20th-century heyday. The rooms are comfortable, some with stunning views.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The Old and Stylish place. You feel like hundred years ago. Common places you can sit, read, play chess or simply think. Breakfast with all you need. The dinner with five courses - choose in the morning, savor in the evening. Absolutely delicious. Rooms furnished with stylish, old furniture. Yes, you are in Old Austria. Excellent service: competent, friendly owners... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2013

We stayed at villa excelsior for one week in July 2013 and it was amazing: the location is great, the food is delicious and the service (Christof - the owner himself - and his wife) was perfect. I would definitely recommend it.

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We have stayed for one week there. Rooms are clean and spacious. Meals are excellent, we were on half-board. The lunches are exquisite as in a 5 star hotel, no regrets. Hotel administration is very welcome. definitely this hotel is worth visiting.

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Akureyri, Iceland
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

My fyrst skitrip,and this is the best tripp ever,the hotel was superb,and the staff also and the food I am preparing next trip 2014.I think the lokation of the hotel is a big plus,you feel like home Thanks

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Christof E, Inhaber at Villa Excelsior Hotel & Kurhaus, responded to this review

Dear Oscar, thanks for your comment! We are looking forward to have you back here! Best regards Christof & Johanna More 

Vilnius
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I have only good words to say about this hotel :) It is nice, clean, cosy and has a good atmosphere. Can you imagine a huge vase of fresh flowers on the table at the entrance in the middle of January? :) The room was very warm (well, I had to open the window at night...). Hot or cold water... More 

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Christof E, Inhaber at Villa Excelsior Hotel & Kurhaus, responded to this review

Hello to Vilnius, thank you so much for your kind words and the helpful information for other guests! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and send our kindest regards Christof & Johanna More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2012

...... natural source water comes out of the tap, you find it in your own bath tube, local swimming pool, many rippling streams, lakes and spas: wherever, in- or outside you find: mineral water. These waters are in the middle of green tree oceans. In wintertime the green mountains become a white ski paradise. The snow paints our white fairytale:... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2012 via mobile

The best hotel I ever been to. The service is excellent and the food is sooooo good! They really care about there visitors. They would help you with anything. The location is close to the city, maybe a walk for 5 minutes. If you are going to Bad Gastein this is the place to stay at!!! A star quality hotel... More 

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  • Spa
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Additional Information about Villa Excelsior Hotel & Kurhaus

Address: Reitlstrasse 20, Bad Gastein 5640, Austria
Region: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg Region > Bad Gastein
Price Range: $144 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Excelsior Hotel & Kurhaus 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Villa Excelsior Hotel And Kurhaus
Villa Excelsior Hotel & Kurhaus Bad Gastein, Salzburg Region
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#1 Spa Hotel in Bad Gastein
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bad Gastein
#2 Best Value Hotel in Bad Gastein
#4 Family Hotel in Bad Gastein
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“Top floor rooms have GREAT views of the valley!!”
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“In 3. floor with mountainview”
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“Should the mattress not be suited to you, simply ask Christof for a softer or harder one, like Goldilocks.”
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“1st floor rooms are very large and excellent view.”
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“If you like a good long walk and a soak afterwards ask for a room with a bath. Rooms with stunning views are worth the extra.”
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