Discover Germany | Issue 23 | February 2015

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Old meets new in the heart of Bavaria Ideally suited for conferences and events, the Schlossparkhotel Mariakirchen is a contemporary four star hotel that perfectly blends stunning heritage with modern design. The magnificent water castle, a traditional brewery and a most contemporary hotel building offer the best of both worlds for private and corporate guests. TEXT: TINA AWTANI | PHOTOS: SCHLOSSPARKHOTEL MARIAKIRCHEN

“It is the contrast between the old and the new – the water castle from the 16th century blended with the modern new building in the castle grounds. Based in the beautiful village of Mariakirchen, many of our returning visitors appreciate the romantic atmosphere,”managing director Johanna Lindner says. The large standard rooms are located in the state-of-the-art new build, featuring a contemporary, light and airy interior with modern bathrooms. The building is quite extraordinary in terms of design and sus-

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tainability. Innovative, high quality construction materials and the most advanced heating technologies guarantee that CO2 emissions are reduced to the bare minimum while offering the highest feelgood factor for guests. However, those visitors who prefer a historic ambience can choose from a selection of rooms inside the castle or opt for the castle tower suite. Conference and wedding hot-spot Given the proximity to the Bavarian capital of Munich and the beautiful natural setting, leisure as well as business tourists take ad-

vantage of the beauty of this Bavarian stretch of unspoilt nature.“We host plenty of cyclists who are passing through and like to take a break. But mostly our guests are business travellers and corporate event groups, who appreciate the recreational value of a stay at Schlossparkhotel Mariakirchen despite being on a business mission,” Lindner explains. The Schlossparkhotel Mariakirchen offers very flexible use of space in terms of rooms and communal areas and in summer plenty of alfresco locations within the grounds add to the portfolio. But it is not only the room sizes that set the individual spaces apart. Following the holistic concept of the premises, design-wise the old meets the new in the architectural concept. Some historic castle rooms have been carefully refurbished to their former splendour; others