Alsace Lorraine hotels provide hospitality 365 days a year to families, business travelers, honeymooners, sports enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone else who wants to experience this diverse region. Located in northern France along the Rhine River and along borders of Germany and Switzerland, Alsace Lorraine is a fascinating place to explore.
Lodging in Alsace Lorraine is easy to access from a variety of cities throughout Western Europe. Both Lille and Paris are about five hours away by highway, and even closer when taking high-speed rail. Regular flights from Paris, Brittany, Marseille, and Bordeaux fly into the Basel-Mulhouse Airport, while flights from France and several international cities arrive at the Strasbourg airport.
No matter how you travel in Alsace Lorraine, you'll need a place to stay once you've arrived. The options for Alsace accommodations are varied, including chic urban hotels, countryside inns, hostels, four-star resorts, bed-and-breakfast inns, guest ranches, and comfortable efficiencies. From Andlau to Zimmerbach, and points in between, you'll find a wide variety of choices for lodging in Alsace Lorraine.
One of the scenic hotels in Alsace Lorraine, Villa Beausejour is found at the edge of the Vosges Forest. With a variety of room sizes, wellness packages, and an onsite restaurant, the villa is primed for relaxation. This Lorraine hotel is close to the thermal baths of Contrexeville and several top-notch golf courses. This area is a popular place for outdoor sports, including hiking, angling, rock climbing, and horseback riding. If you're arriving by rail, the hotel staff will arrange shuttles from the train station.
In the wintertime, the Alsace Lorraine hotels in the mountains draw reservations from outdoor sports enthusiasts. Hotel Les Vallées at La Bresse-Honeck ski area is open all year, but seems especially inviting when the snow is falling. With 54 guestrooms, a sauna, squash courts, spa treatments, Turkish baths, and special ski packages, you will find a place to relax at this choice for lodging in Alsace Lorraine no matter what the temperature.
Christmas is another popular time to look for lodging in Alsace Lorraine. Strasbourg and the other cities celebrate the season with special markets, nighttime light displays, music, and a full calendar of special events. If you're looking for a really special holiday getaway package, hotels in Alsace Lorraine are a fantastic place to begin.
While some of the hotels in Alsace Lorraine are nestled in the quiet countryside, you'll also find plenty of places to stay while in the city. Strasbourg, one of France's bigger cities, is home to the European Parliament, a grand cathedral, and plenty of places to explore. Not surprisingly, there are many Strasbourg hotels to choose from in this energetic city.
One of the Alsace Lorraine hotels in the heart of Strasbourg, Hôtel Régent Contades (pictured) offers an experience reminiscent of Paris luxury hotels. One the banks of the River Ill, this hotel dates from the Belle Epoque, France's gilded age at the end of the nineteenth century. Today, visitors at this elegant choice for lodging in Alsace Lorraine will be surrounded by beautiful art, rich jewel tones, and graceful furniture. The Hôtel Régent features 47 air-conditioned guestrooms with marble baths, Wi-Fi access, minibars, and designer linens. Guests also can relax in the sauna, taste local wine, and enjoy a gourmet meal all while staying in the center of Strasbourg.
When staying in Colmar, you'll have the chance to connect with history and nature while exploring castles, embarking on cycling tours, tasting the local cuisine, and visiting wineries. More than 25 hotels in Alsace Lorraine are found in the city, including the Hotel Amiral Colmar Prochainement All Seasons hotel. Breakfast and wireless Internet access are included in the room rate. Along with the added values, the restored eighteenth-century malt house now offers 47 rooms and suites, a restaurant, and a bar. Two museums are within walking distance. The Unterlinden Museum is known for religious art, while the Bartholdi Museum celebrates local history and the work of the sculptor, the museum's namesake. With a rail station also close by, all that Alsace has to offer is only a quick ride away.