FAQ - Worth knowing

Updated September 2nd, 2021

Requirements for your arrival:

  • a negative corona test (PCR test, POC antigen test) carried out 24 hours ago at the latest on arrival.
  • Fully vaccinated and recovered persons as well as children up to the age of 6 are exempt from the testing obligations according to the generally applicable principles.

During your holiday:

  • With a 7-day incidence between 35-100, guests must de additional tests again every other 72h during their stay.
    You will receive all information about the testing possibilities in Berchtesgaden and the surrounding area at the reception.

    Exceptions: already fully vaccinated (14 days after the last dose) or recovered persons (28 days after a positive coronary test and max. 6 months after overcoming an infection).

  • With an incidence below 35, there is no legal 72h testing requirement at the hotel
  • Of course, all our guests are subject to the generally applicable distance regulations and the obligation to wear a mouth-nose-mask in all public areas.

EDELWEISS culinary:

  • Our restaurants and gastronomic offers are opened indoor and outdoor  (closing time 01:00 am ).

EDELWEISS Spa & Wellness:

  • The entire spa area as well as the fitness rooms may be opened for our hotel guests (except infrared cabin, steaming room).

Entry quarantine regulations:

Currently, the entry quarantine regulations of the federal government apply. In case of changes we will of course inform you immediately.

Return travel to your home country:
Please observe the entry regulations and quarantine rules for your home country.

If the 7-day incidence rises again above the value of 100 on three consecutive days, an announcement is made by the district office in accordance with the 12th BayIfSMV, according to which the ordered relaxations come into force again on the day after the next (day 5).


We always want to hand over an immaculate, lovingly prepared room. Therefore, we ask for your understanding that the room cannot be occupied before 3:00 pm. On the day of departure we will make the room available to you by 11:00 am. In case of late arrival and early departure, the room will be charged according to the agreed dates.

If you arrive before 3:00 pm or depart after 11:00 am, you can use the spa area free of charge. On the departure day, the spa is available until 3:00 pm. Please register for this at the reception.

The most convenient way to get there is, of course, by car. If you are coming from Germany, take the A8 from Munich towards Salzburg. Take the exit "Bad Reichenhall" and drive toll-free via Bayerisch Gmain & Bischofswiesen to Berchtesgaden center. You will find us directly opposite the Alpen Congress.
Attention: please select the function "Avoid toll roads" in the navigation system, otherwise you will need a vignette for the Austrian motorway from the border at Walserberg.

Coming from the Tauernautobahn A10 in the direction of Salzburg/Walserberg (attention: toll sticker required!) take the exit Salzburg Süd/Grödig. On the main road via Marktschellenberg you come directly into the centre of Berchtesgaden.

Salzburg Airport is only 30 minutes away from Hotel EDELWEISS. We are happy to organize a transfer for up to 4 people via car - 49,00 Euro for one journey. Please book this service with us up to 24 hours before arrival.

It is also possible to travel by train - the final stop is Berchtesgaden main station. From there we will be happy to pick you up free of charge with our taxi service. Please book this service with us up to 24 hours before arrival. Other train stations nearby: Freilassing train station, Salzburg main train station.

If you are spending your winter holiday with us at EDELWEISS, your vehicle should be equipped with winter tyres for the journey to Berchtesgaden. Winter tyres are compulsory in winter road conditions for the period from 1st of November to 15th of April of the following year. There is no obligation to use chains.

No. We ask for your understanding that we do not accept any pets at the EDELWEISS.

For the Check-in you can park directly in front of the hotel. Afterwards, please park your car in the public underground car park. The entrance is directly opposite the hotel. In the 2nd basement level there are parking spaces reserved especially for hotel guests. From the garage, you can take the elevators directly to the reception or to the floor of your room.

Max. entrance height: 2,00 m
For higher cars (max. 2,20 m) you can also use our car lift.
If you need to use the car lift, please contact the reception.

You can reach the city of Salzburg in about 30 minutes, Grossarl in about an hour and Munich in about 1.5 - 2 hours. There are very good public transport connections to Salzburg. Timetables are available at the reception. 

There are a total of six charging stations (including two Tesla stations) for e-vehicles in the car park on -2 level.

We recommend booking spa appointments in advance in order to best fulfil appointment requests.

Contakt EDELWEISS Spa: 
Phone +49 8652 9799-290 or mail [email protected]

Directly in front of the Hotel EDELWEISS is the public bus stop from where the public (ski) bus goes to the following ski areas:

Jennerbahn or Königssee
Skiing area Rossfeld
Götschen ski lifts

With the guest card you can use the buses free of charge. Ski rental is available directly at the Berchtesgaden/Oberau skiing school or at Intersport Renoth.

Yes, our kitchen is happy to cater to all your wishes. We have lactose/gluten-free products in the hotel, for example, there is a special corner for this at breakfast. Our gourmet menu in the evening also always has a menu especially for food intolerances. In addition, there is also a daily vegetarian alternative to our evening menu.

The menu as part of half board is served from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (start) in our hotel restaurant. In our restaurant EINKEHR as well as at the hotel bar there is continuous hot food from 11:00 am - 10:00 pm.

We offer our ironing service daily from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. In addition, we can bring an ironing board and an iron to your room on request.

In the 2nd basement, directly connected to the underground car park, there is a locked, heated ski & bike cellar. This can be unlocked by our guests with their room card and used free of charge for private equipment.

At check-in you will receive a guest card against a deposit of € 10,00. The deposit will be deposited on your room bill in the meantime. The guest card is the key to many offers in the tourist region Berchtesgaden-Königssee, in the Bavarian State Spa Bad Reichenhall and Bayerisch Gmain, in Salzburger Land and in Chiemgau. With the guest card you can travel free of charge on almost all bus and train lines in the area of the Berchtesgaden-Königssee region. Car users benefit from a 50% discount on municipal excursion car parks. You receive free or reduced admission to numerous facilities or events.

The guest card brochure for more information is available in the rooms.

We are happy to welcome external guests in all our restaurants.
Depending on availability and the hotel's occupancy, you can have breakfast in our hotel restaurant or enjoy our EDELWEISS 5 course menu in the evening. 

EDELWEISS breakfast from the buffet:
€ 28,- per adult
€ 15,- per child (7 - 15 years)

5-course dinner in the hotelrestaurant:
€ 55,- per adult
€ 30,- per child (7 - 15 years)

All our pillows and comforter covers from Mühldorfer are additionally equipped with Imprima Antivira protective covers. These are the best protection against transmission of viruses and bacteria thanks to the proprietary HeiQ Viroblock method.

Who does not ask

If you have any questions about our house or your booking, please do not hesitate to contact our reception: