Riessersee Garmisch Partenkirchen Hotel  4 stars

Am Riess 5, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 82467  show mapSave
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The Riesersee hotel is a stunning hotel, perched on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. It’s a lovely getaway for those who want to be surrounded by picturesque scenery, attentive service and top-notch comfort.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   155.

City Center Garmisch-Partenkirchen - 5000 ft
Airports Innsbruck-kranebitten (INN) - 19.6 mi, Allgau (FMM) - 52.6 mi
Train Stations Zugspitzbahn - Talstation - 1.1 mi, Garmisch Partenkirchen Station - 1.2 mi
Bus stop - 7.7 mi
Ski areas Garmisch-Classic - 2900 ft, Hausberg - 3900 ft


The rooms are spacious, well-equipped and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. They're furnished in a "typical" Bavarian style and feature large balconies. The residents can enjoy great leisure and spa facilities: heated pool, bio sauna and cottage sauna. 24-hour front desk, concierge and laundry services, meeting facilities and parking are available.

Dining options

The buffet breakfast is excellent with a wide range of hot and cold meals and a vast selection of items found in a good Bavarian breakfast. The main hotel restaurant serves delicious game meats such as venison and rabbit.

The hotel Riessersee Garmisch Partenkirchen serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Garage
  • Designated smoking area

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is EUR 5.95 per hour

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Karaoke
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Solarium
  • Skiing
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Sun terrace
  • Ski school
  • Ski hire
  • Hot tub
  • Ski pass
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Ski storage
  • Hammam
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • TV



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 11 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 19.50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 54.50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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The rooms are spacious, well-equipped and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. They're furnished in a "typical" Bavarian style and feature large balconies. The residents can enjoy great leisure and spa facilities: heated pool, bio sauna and cottage sauna. 24-hour front desk, concierge and laundry services, meeting facilities and parking are available.

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    Riessersee Hotel Garmisch Partenkirchen LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • zugspitze gipfel
      4600 ft
    • Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG
      1.7 mi
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      4600 ft
    • Bayerische Spielbank
      1.1 mi
    Places of interest
    • Evang.-Luth. Pfarramt
      3300 ft
    • Neuapostolische Kirche
      1.2 mi
    • Katholische Jugendstelle
      1.3 mi
    • Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Hall
      1.4 mi
    • Historical Ludwig Street
      1.7 mi
    • Kath. Pfarramt Maria Himmelfahrt
      1.7 mi
    • Partnachklamm
      1.8 mi
    • Wank Mountain
      2.1 mi
    • Pfarramt Burgrain St. Michael
      2.7 mi
    Train stations
    • Zugspitzbahn - Talstation
      1.0 mi
    • Garmisch Partenkirchen Station
      1.2 mi
    Monuments and Landmarks
    • Burgruine Werdenfels
      1.5 mi
    • Große Olympiaschanze
      1.7 mi
    • Olympia-Sportstätten
      1.7 mi
    • Museum Aschenbrenner Porzellane - Puppen - Krippen
      1.1 mi
    • Aschenbrenner Ausstellung
      1.1 mi
    • Jagdschloß Schachen
      1.2 mi
    • Richard Strauss Institut
      1.6 mi
    • Werdenfelser Museum
      1.7 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Auf der Pirsch nach Hirsch
      1.0 mi
      Maximillianstr., Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    • Partnach Gorge
      1.3 mi
      Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BavariaGermany
    • Richard Strauss Institute
      1.6 mi
      Schnitzschulstrasse 19, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    • Wank Mountain
      2.1 mi
      Wankbahnstrasse 2, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    • Kletterwald
      2.1 mi
      Wankbahnstrasse, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    Near the hotel

    • Zugspitze
      4300 ft
      Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BavariaGermany
    Getting there.

    Situated 90 minutes by train from the South of Munich in the town of Garmish, the hotel is surrounded by Bavarian Alps on three sides. The hotel is actually located in the hills of Garmisch, right next to the Riessersee lake, and has splendid views of Garmisch and Partenkirchen. It takes about 25-30 minutes to walk to the town center. The guests can visit Linderhof and Neuschwanstein castles, which are also nearby.

    Riessersee Hotel Garmisch Partenkirchen Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riessersee Hotel Garmisch Partenkirchen

    Average guest rating

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    Based on 68 reviews

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    • Older travelers

      Nice restaurant and spa facilities. Way up the hill and away from the hassle of the city.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      Room, spa, food

      Some staff could be a little distant and seemed inexpereinced others very helpful the design of hotel was confusng so often got lost in the layers of floors labeled abcde but not on 12345 basis.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      Peaceful and everything you would expect at a luxury resort.

      I liked everything. The upkeep realy impressed me and my husband and friends. we for sure received our moneys worth.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Perfect setting. Excelent breakfast. Lovely pool.

      Why were we given nothing but conditioner? All week we kept getting new bottles of conditioner, no shampoo, no soap just condtioner??? We didn't use them,much they just built up... strange

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Great location not in the center of town , but w excellent walk (25 min ) to the center of Garmische. Close to both ski areas but you need a car. Great italian bartender. Beautiful hiking trails seconds from the hotel.

      Small rooms for longer stays. We upgraded to a suite. Room cleaning below average. Terrible internet service.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Wonderful massage staff and facilities. Ambiance with snow incredible.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The location and the wellness area were just superb! Also when I asked to upgrade to a suite it was no problem at all.

      The first night we had to wait an hour after we ordered in the hotel restaurant Alte Bob before we received our meal. The restaurant was not full or busy and I feel this was totally unacceptable from a 4+ hotel.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The view from the grounds was spectacular. Our room was spacious and had many amenities. The breakfast buffet was outstanding with a great selection of food.

      No elevator on our floor in section E and we were not told about this

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      We loved this hotel. It is in a gorgeous area and the spa facilities were excellent. It was also perfect for my walks in the morning. We looked over the Bavaarian Alps, heard the bells on the sheep and had great accomodations. It's a winner!

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Beautiful place, great location, good bar and functional room.

      On arrival, late night in pouring rain, it turned out that our reservation did not exist in your files - because, as it turned out, you had a new computer system installed. We had to wait almost one hour until the not very nice night receptionist (who did not know English) was helped by the bartender who assured us that we'll get a room - which he indeed helped us to get.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Great location by the beautiful lake, close to the slopes with two nice restaurants and decent spa facilities.

      The communication between staff is really poor. Several times people were coming into the room when we were still there asking how long are we staying for. Very strange!!

      • Average rating
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