German hotel classification for hotels, guest houses, inns and boarding houses
Room: minimum size of single room 8m², double room 12m² (each excluding bath-room/toilet)
colour TV, Shower/ toilet – room cleaned daily, drinks, reception, telephone and fax, restaurant: large breakfast, signposted non-smoking area.
Room: minimum size of single room 12m², double room 16m² (each including bath-room/toilet)
place to sit per bed, night table lamp/ reading lamp over bed, bath towels and bathroom shelf, hygiene articles, restaurant: breakfast buffet, bank card payment
Room: minimum size of single room 14m², double room 18m², (each including bath-room/toilet)
10% non-smoking rooms, drinks, internet connection, telephone, wall mirror, suitcase stand, safe, additional pillow and bed covers on request, sewing and shoe cleaning facilities, recep-tion: 14 hours occupied /24 hour member of staff available, seating, bilingual member of staff, luggage service, washing and ironing available
Room: minimum size of single room: 16m², double room 22m² (each including bath-room/toilet), minibar/24 hour room service for drinks, armchair/couch with side table,
bathroom: bathrobe/slippers, cosmetic articles, (for example shower cap, nail file, Q-Tips), cosmetics mirror, reception:18 hours occupied /24 hour member of staff availa-ble, lobby with seating and drinks service, hotel bar, À la carte restaurant, internet PC/terminal, breakfast buffet with room service, systematic asking guests for any re-quests
Room: minimum size of single room: 18m², double room, 26m² (each including bath-room/toilet), suites, minibar/24 hour service for food and drinks, choice of pillow, safe, bathroom: personal hygiene products in individual bottles, reception: concierge/ staff who speak several languages, 24 hour occupation, entrance hall, seating, drinks service/doorman or car valet, personal greeting, fresh flowers/present, internet-PC, qualified IT support service, ironing service (within an hour), cleaning shoes service
DTV-classification for private rooms, holiday homes and apartments
F*P* basic comfort
Suitable furnishing of the rooms with basic comfort. The necessary basic furnishings and equipment is available and in functional condition. Age-related wear is acceptable with generally comfortable living conditions.
F**P** average comfort
Suitable, good furnishing of the rooms, with average comfort. The furnishings and equipment must be in a good condition, and good quality. The functional aspect is the priority with a well-kept overall impression.
F***P*** good comfort
Comfortable and well-furnished rooms. The furnishings and equipment are a better quality. Overall optical impression shows that a nicely decorated and a homely feeling is a priority.
The furnishings and equipment are in excellent condition, of high quality and well-kept. The overall, optical impression of decoration and materials is well-matched. The location and infrastructure of the objects are suitable for excellent comfort.
F*****P***** first class comfort with generous and exclusive additional extras
First class furnishings and equipment with special additional extras in the service area, and excellent infrastructure of the objects. Very well-kept and exclusive overall impression with all technical comfort. Very well-kept and in excellent condition.
Stars are signs of quality for accommodation in Germany. Whether hotel, inn, guesthouse, boarding house, holiday apartment, private room, farm or campsite, stars give guests a high standard of transparency and product safety. The stars, awarded by the German hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA) and by the German Tourism Association (DTV) are valid for a period of three years each.
In the North Eifel guest magazine and the information and reservation system Deskline3.0 the stars are awarded for individually named objects valid at the time of printing. The actual validity period is written on the hosts’ certificates and on the validity sticker on the classification board. Businesses without star certification have not taken part in the voluntary classification. This is not an inference on their quality and standards.