• Foreign currency prices are converted to U.S. dollars at the exchange rate in effect at the time of publication.
  • Hotel prices listed are for one night. Discounts are often available for longer stays.
  • All hotel prices include breakfast unless otherwise noted.
  • Local European telephone area codes carry the "0" required for in-country dialing. To phone establishments from outside the country, such as from the USA, do not dial the first "0".

Hotel & Restaurant Rating Key

Rating Scale Scale

  • Excellent 16 - 20
  • Above Average 12 - 15
  • Average 8 - 11
  • Adequate 4 - 7
  • Unacceptable 0 - 3

Hotel Rating Criteria

  • People/Service 30%
  • Location/Setting 15%
  • Guestrooms 30%
  • Public rooms 5%
  • Facilities/Restaurant 20%

Restaurant Criteria

  • Food 65%
  • Service 20%
  • Atmosphere 15%

Special Designation

By virtue of location, decor, charm, warmth of management, or combination thereof, an especially pleasant establishment.

KEY WEBSITES

  1. viamichelin.co.uk/
    The Michelin database of hotels and restaurants plus great interactive trip planning tools.
  2. bing.com/maps
    Map and automobile trip planning. Locates routes and distances.
  3. bahn.com/i/view/index.shtml
    German rail. Train schedules throughout Europe, not just Germany.
  4. sbb.ch/en/home.html
    Swiss and European rail schedules.
  5. ski-europe.com/
    Top web resource for skiers with much data on Alpine resorts.
  6. myswitzerland.com/en-us/home.html
    Website of Switzerland's national tourist authority.
  7. germany.travel/en/index.html
    Germany's national tourist authority.
  8. http://www.anto.com
    Austria's national tourist authority.
  • (U.S. Dollar prices quoted in this issue of Gemütlichkeit may be inaccurate for these reasons:
  • Prices in local currency have not been updated since the date of publication of this newsletter, and...
  • The dollar prices shown were obtained by using exchange rates in effect at the time of publication.)