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Hotel Roter Ochsen Lauchheim
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lauchheim
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“Looking for a sleepless Night?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2008

Is it really 3 stars ?

The reception upon arrival was not exactly friendly, maybe a cool reception would be most apt. We felt we were a bit of a burden on the hotel staff and though the buffet breakfast is on offer from 7 - 9.30 am we were asked on arrival to specify at what time we would have breakfast and whether we would be drinking tea or coffee (why? I mean where's the extra effort?). The rooms were clean and tidy though not overly large with a mini-sized TV which matched the car park (max. 2 vehicles with a fair amount of shunting about). WLAN is available but, I believe, at extra cost (and there was no notice in the room advising of its availability).

The hotel restaurant has an excellent reputation (presumably why it has 3 stars) but unfortunately when we returned just after 10.30 pm the main door was locked and the bar and restaurant closed for the night although the hotel blurb specified the restaurant to be open until 10 pm and the bar until at least 11 pm. Though the staff were having a drink themselves in the bar, we were, to our surprise, advised to try the local pizzeria!!

If you're looking for a sleepless night this is the place to go. The hotel is located less than 100 meters from the village church which not only chimes the hours but every single quarter throughout the night!! (don't most people have clocks, watches etc. in this area) ?

So, after maybe 3-4 hours of sleep, we went down to breakfast where the rolls were crisp and fresh and the quality of the cheese and cold meats also good. However, being a muesli man, we found the yoghurt was finished but, there were soft-boiled eggs.

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — neighbouring church bells
  • Stayed November 2008, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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Additional Information about Hotel Roter Ochsen Lauchheim

Property: Hotel Roter Ochsen Lauchheim
Address: Am Marktplatz, 73466 Lauchheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Region: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Lauchheim
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lauchheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Roter Ochsen Lauchheim 3*
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