Last updated on March 4th, 2024
We’ve put together a roundup of the best accommodation for travelers if you are looking for where to stay in Berchtesgaden. Check it out here with our best pick for your best hotel in Berchtesgaden for your vacation!
Berchtesgaden is a beautiful charming place in Germany with lots of attractions to see and do. Plan your visit to the famous historical sites of Lake Konigsee, Jenner Mountain, Wimbachklamm Gorge, Hitler’s Eagles Nest (Kehlsteinhaus), and its museum. It is the perfect place to plan for a day trip from Salzburg or a few days’ stay in Berchtesgaden for your holiday. We visited Berchestegaden and recommended staying at least one night to explore the attraction around.
For some travelers, staying in the right hotel is part of what makes the travel experience an interesting one. But not all travelers have the same needs or budgets. To help you decide on the best place to stay in Berchtesgaden for your upcoming trip, we’ve written this accommodation guide with our picks for a range of hotels for you.
Quick Tips: Where To Stay in Berchtesgaden
When you are looking for where to stay in Berchtesgaden, there are not many accommodation options available in the area. Besides, most of the hotels is a family-run property with limited rooms available. Popular rooms are easily run out, especially during the summer holiday. So it is important to book your accommodation in advance.
Where to stay in Berchtesgaden:
- Editor Best Pick: Hotel Bavaria
- Luxury: Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden
- High Range: Hotel Schwabenwirt
- Mid-High Range: Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hotel Grünberger Superior
- Budget Hostel: KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH
To help you find to choose where to stay in Berchtesgaden for your upcoming vacation, here are our few quick tips to find your best stay.
We recommended staying in the town area. The town area is not too far from the main station and can be reached in less than 10 minutes of walk. Most of the accommodations are scattered in this area. Many of Berchtesgaden’s best attractions can be reached by using transportation or self-driving. Highly recommended Hotel Bavaria for the best value!
There is a limited hostel and cheap accommodation available. KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH is where you’ll find the best budget accommodations in Berchtesgaden.
We recommended staying slightly away from town or nearby Königsse. Those accommodations will be less crowded but best to have your own transportation for getting around. Travelers will be pleased by its surroundings and mountain views.
Berchtesgaden Accommodation Tips: The good thing about staying at Berchtesgaden is you are entitled to the Gästekarte, a Guest pass for the free local bus ride in Bestesgaden and surroundings.
Best Pick – Hotel Bavaria: Boasting 100 years of dedicated service, the family-run hotel is situated at the foot of a small hill and it overlooks spectacular views of the Bavarian Alps.
The location is excellent by situated at the heart of Berchtesgaden and about 5-8 minutes away from the Berchtesgaden stations. 10-minute drive to the famous historical sites of Lake Konigsee and Hitler’s Eagles Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) and its museum. Besides, hotel guests will be provided with a guest card to take the local buses for free!
The room is clean and the bed is extremely comfortable. Breakfast is awesome, and 24/7 coffee machine drinks and hot water was provided. Excellent value for money!
Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden
Best Luxury – Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden: Modern and spacious, Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden is one of the best luxury hotels in the Bavarian Alps. The property is offering an outdoor pool and an indoor pool, a wellness spa, a fitness center, as well as a picturesque view of the mountain. 5-star rooms with spacious bedrooms and bathrooms. The hotel staff is so friendly and accommodating.
Everything about the hotel is amazing, you couldn’t have asked for much. This is also the best place to stay in Berchtesgaden for travelers with its transportation.
The Hotel Schwabenwirt is another popular pick for accommodation in Berchtesgaden. The location is superb in the center of Berchtesgaden and about 15 minutes of walking distance from the station. It is very easy to access all attractions and mountains from the hotel. Free parking lot available for guests.
Rooms feature traditional interiors and wooden furniture. If you are lucky, you might get a room with great views of the rivers, the town, and the mountains. Good value for the money.
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten is a traditional Bavarian hotel in the city center since 1876. The rooms are not very huge but clean. Comfortable bed and bedding. The best thing about the hostel is its magnificent view. You’ll fall in love with its surrounding mountain views when you stay in the hotel.
Besides, the hotel also serves a very nice breakfast to kick start your days in Berchtesgaden. Friendly helpful staff and always ready to help if you need any recommendations around the area.
Hotel Grünberger Superior
Hotel Grünberger Superior is a quaint 3-star family-run hotel near the city center. It is about a 5-minutes walk from the train station with parking lots available for guests. Besides, The property is charming with beautiful flowers decorated on the balcony and lovely situated right next to the river with a fantastic view. The rooms are clean and spacious. Perfect for a 1-night stay in Bershergaden!
KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH
KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH is where you’ll find the best budget accommodations in Berchtesgaden. The property is a simple hostel accommodation with a simple plain bed in a dormitory room.
The best thing about the hostel is its location. It is right beside Berchtesgaden station and very easy to travel around. Highly recommended for budget travelers who look for affordable accommodation for a group of friends. Free transportation card to get to the Königssee.
Hotel Köppeleck stands beside a forest in the Berchtesgaden Nature Park and is surrounded by meadows. It offers a wonderful view of the Alps. The rooms are spacious and equipped with a balcony or terrace. The view was stunning, and the balcony itself was a great place to spend some time on.
The hotel is situated at the central point for visiting the surrounding attraction. Königsee lake is about a 5-minute drive from Königssee lake. Best for travelers for a perfect gateway with vehicles.
Overview: Where To Stay in Berchtesgaden
All in all, we hope our accommodation guide will help you decide where to stay in Berchtesgaden. Some of the properties are better for travelers who looking for a perfect gateway, and others are close to the station for easy getting around. Choosing the right place to stay will make your trip more relaxing and fun, especially with so many awesome things to do in Berchtesgaden.
If you still can’t make the decision, we highly recommend Hotel Bavaria as one of the best value stays in Berchtesgaden. If you’re looking for something more luxurious, you can’t go wrong with Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden. For Budget travelers and with a group of friends, KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH is the right choice!
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