Passau or 'city of the rivers' as it is commonly known in Germany is a town in Lower Bavaria. It earned such a name because both Danube and Inn Rivers join in the town. Henry Gerber is a well-known gay rights activist in world who was born in Passau. The town prides itself with a rich history and deep cultural roots that will be very interesting for anyone visiting the town.
The main features that attract most tourists to Passau are the three rivers, the St. Stephen's cathedral and the Old City. There are a lot of middle class, cheap hotels that offer very attractive prices. Most of them offer discounts on special days, so checking before you book can land you a good discount for your period of stay. German cuisine is common in most of the hotels, but they also offer continental and intercontinental options. Perhaps the most interesting feature with almost all lodgings not only in Passau, but in Germany as a whole, is that they serve traditional beer. Beer is popular in the country and there is a very popular beer festival that is held once every year. Most of these relatively cheap hotels, compared to European standards, extend weekly discounts by serving all guests with free beer.
Hotel Burgwald, Pension Garni Vicus, Hotel Innsento, HotelÂ Garni Herdegen, Rotel Inn, Hotel Koenig, Hotel Residenz Passau, Hotel Weisser Hase and Hotel Atrium, are Passau hotels that offer middle level services for a great price.
Despite being a relatively small town, some hotels in Passau are on the list of some of the most prestigious hotels in Europe. IBB Hotel Passau City center is a leader in luxury world class services with 129 Reduced Mobility and non-smoking rooms that are equipped with state of the art facilities. The hotel also features conference and meeting rooms fitted with the necessary equipment. There are separate family rooms if you happen to be with your family. Refreshment and sports facilities include a fitness center with a gym, a pool, restaurant, bar, Spa and a tennis court. The hotel is located at the center of the town, giving guests quick access to any other part of the town.
Places that offer similar services are the Rosencafe Aschenberger, Hotel Passauer Wolf, Hotel Spitzberg, Hotel and Restaurant Waldschloss and Hotel Wilder Mann. You can still find more interesting options within town, as there are a lot of hotels in Passau.
Fancy an independent hotel?
There are many private and small hotels in Passau that offer everything from low to high end services. Pensin Frickinger is a small hotel in town that is a great choice for family trips. The 10 available rooms are neat and well arranged with free internet and WI-FI access, and a spa.
Gasthof Bluer Bock is an equally nice and a very cozy option that offers a wide range of services. It's located close to the town center, perfect if you fancy exploring the nightlife in town.