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“4 miles from Eichstätt in Wasserzell - Avoid the guesthouse”
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Ranked #1 of 1 Wasserzell B&B and Inns
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Hotel Hirschenwirt is situated in Wasserzell, about 4 miles from Eichstätt.
When we arrived, we were told that our room was in the Gästehaus (guesthouse) about 200 yards from the Hotel. We received the keys at the hotel. There is no reception at the guesthouse. In the morning it was possible to pay to the lady who serves breakfast. The car could be parked in the garage in the back of the building.
We were not enthralled in staying at the guesthouse. This building is older and did not match the description of the hotel catalogue or the description in booking.com. We asked for Wi-Fi connection in the room. As some rooms do not have a signal, we were upgraded to a so called “suite room”. The room was old and in bad need of refurbishing. it had a bad unfresh smell, as it was probably not used for a long time. The general impression was that of a faded charm of the 80ies. There was also bad smell of canalisation in the bathroom. When we complained, we were told to let run the water. There was only lukewarm water anyhow, too cold for a hot shower.
We were told that we are not allowed for having our breakfast in the hotel but had to take it in the guesthouse. The buffet, probably once richly garnished, was pilfered by a group of cyclists that were not shy to pack their lunch from the buffet. Possibly to limit the damage, the resupply was sparse. We had evening dinner at the restaurant which was generous in portion but very commonly prepared in a rather greasy way.
The hotel is not in walking distance of Eichstätt and therefore not ideally situated for visiting the shrine of “Saint Walpurga” and the beautiful church of the cloister.
We would not return to this hotel.

Room Tip: Avoid the guest house
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

Great experience, nice nice people.
The dinner was wonderful and not expensive. Definitely eat at their restaurant.
The breakfast was good, too.
The room was amazing. Very cottage-like, camp-like, but lots of space.
We stayed in the loft room, and it had more practical furnishings and hooks etc. than we have ever seen in a hotel!
The setting is quiet, but you already know that if you are planning to go to Eichstatt!
Important to know, though: it is not in Eichstatt proper, but about 5 km out of the town, near the banhof (train station).
Great for biking trips!
lots of space for kids, too.
wifi was 2 euro extra.

Room Tip: We asked for a bathtub, it came in the best room!
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  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank notatoy
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Reviewed 15 January 2018
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 20 August 2017
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Hirschenwirt

Address: Brueckenstr. 9, 85072 Wasserzell, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Lower Bavaria > Wasserzell
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Wasserzell
Price Range: S$151 - S$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hirschenwirt 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn is near river Altmühl is largely barrier-free and offers rooms for various occasions: for social gathering or for a meal with many culinary delicacies and, of course, for seminars. In addition a stueberl, a winter garden, a beautifully designed beer garden and for the "little ones" a children's playground. The inn is an ideal starting point for all activities in the Nature Park Altmühltal. Whether you want to enjoy the quiet beauty of the landscape on one of the countless hiking trails, or follow the many kilometers of cycling trails, you might want to see the Altmühltal from the boat from a different perspective. It is simply beautiful to be here .. Whether the primeval fossils, Traces of Roman history or the baroque Eichstätt, in the footsteps of history, art and culture, the Natural Park offers you the most varied possibilities for historical excursions. The 40 comfortably furnished rooms of the inn and guesthouse all have bath or shower / WC, radio, telephone and TV and for families there are multi-bed rooms. In the guest house there are two junior suites and a lift. The car can be parked in the underground car park ... more   less 
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