The former InterContinental Berchtesgaden
resort in the Obersalzberg area of the Bavarian Alps, has been
reborn as the Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden.
Modern and straightforward in
appearance, the hotel comprises 138 rooms and suites on four
floors along with the Kempinski The Spa, three restaurants, a bar
and six meeting rooms. A unique feature is the panoramic view from
anywhere in the hotel that makes the Alpine peaks and meadows
appear to be almost within arms' reach.
The soul and centre of the
Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden is the spacious lobby with its
elegant oakwood floor, soft earthen colour palette and high-end
interiors. The 7-metres-high wall of hewn Styrian gneiss, several
oversized lampshades and contemporary antler lamps are
eye-catching. Here guest can relax around the open fireplace and
discuss the day's events or find a new favourite among 130 types
of gin and over 300 types of whisky at the Kaminbar.
of the 138 rooms and suites were maintained in their unpretentious
classic design, each one featuring a balcony, a terrace or
floor-to-ceiling windows. Freshly cut flowers, cosy cushions, a
well-stocked minibar containing soft drinks and local beer, as
well as turndown service all create a welcoming and comfortable
In honour of the opening under the Kempinski
brand, Michelin-starred chef Ulrich Heiman created three new menus
for the Le Ciel: Welt (world), Bayerische Alpen (Bavarian Alps)
and the purely vegetarian menu called Kraut & RŁben. Gourmets can
look forward to the reopening of the Le Ciel on 22 May.
comfortable BergstŁberl restaurant serves traditional Alpine dishes
in a casual beer garden atmosphere. Named after the first
mountaineer to traverse the Watzmann East Face in 1881, the second
new restaurant, the Johann Grill, serves refined regional cuisine
like free-roaming ox carpaccio or venison fillet. The extensive
terrace offering panoramic views is the perfect place to linger a
The 1,400 sqm Kempinski The Spa features an outdoor pool and relaxation area,
twelve treatment rooms where guests can enjoy La Prairie and Alpienne products and treatments inspired by the seasons of the
year. Precious natural oils, organic Alpine herbs, local salts and
fresh mountain spring water round out the range of products used
by the wellness professionals. Exclusive treatments with a
regional twist, specially developed for the hotel, include salt
stone massages, a tie back to the long-standing tradition of salt
mining in the Berchtesgaden region.
affiliated Golf Club Berchtesgaden's 9-hole golf course is one of
the highest golf courses in Germany, while in winter, the hotel offers
immediate access to the Gutshof auf dem Eckerbichl ski area. For
shopping and cultural treats, guests can head down to
Berchtesgaden or to nearby Salzburg.
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