Dresden, Germany

Schloss Hotel Dresden-Pillnitz

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Why We Love It

  • Fairy-tale setting in a Saxon summer palace
  • An hour by bike from Dresden
  • Go hiking in the Elbe mountains or take the ferry to Meissen
  • The hotel serves hearty Saxon food and French cuisine


Map & Directions

The hotel is best reached by car or taxi from Dresden, half an hour away.

Rooms & Rates

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Set beside the River Elbe within the grounds of a Baroque castle and surrounded by fruit orchards, Schlosshotel Pilllnitz has a fairy tale quality. The hotel was originally a restaurant in the 18th and 19th centuries and has since been lavishly restored and transformed into an intimate hideaway by the Zepp family.

Now it offers big-windowed guest rooms with comfortable beds. Other accommodation options include the grand Elbe suite and two Romantic suites with waterbeds. Downstairs, the main restaurant serves French cuisine on the terrace or by the open fire in cooler months. Hearty Saxon food is available in the café and conservatory and the castle beer garden is a pleasant place to imbibe from April until October.

Explore the grounds of this former Saxon summer palace by bike or cycle an hour down the Elbe cycle path into Dresden, which offers a lively roster of concerts and other cultural events.

Guests can also take a ferry across the Elbe from the nearby jetty to visit the picturesque Saxon Switzerland region or the cathedral town of Meissen. The surrounding Elbe sandstone mountains are a hiking paradise, and the nearby town of Glashutte is the birthplace of the German watchmaking industry, with a watch museum.

From the press:
  • "Well-maintained, discreetly tasteful guest rooms" -- Frommers



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Mini bar
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Cot/crib available on request and in Comfort, Superior Rooms and Suites; 15€ per night. Extra bed available on request and in Superior Rooms or Suites only for children: 30€ per night for children aged 3 to 9, 40€ per night for children aged 10 to 15. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.
Extra beds are not available for adults.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: City Tax not included: €1,30 per person per day, payable at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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