OLD DOCTORS HOUSE

Nuernberger Strasse 5 D - 97348, Markt Einersheim, Germany (Show map)

About

The Old Doctor`s House is a lovingly restored Franconian property originally built in 1792 which has served as a residence and doctor`s office for four generations of medical doctors. Until 1996 patients came here for medical advice and help. Your hosts today are Wolfram and wife Dodo and their daughter Ruth with American husband Randall and daughter Zadie. Experience the cosiness of this historic house with lots of charm and comfort. Feel at home in spacious, quiet guestrooms which are furnished with antiques and lots of love for detail. The family-run house is an ideal starting point for discovering Franconia, one of the oldest cultural areas in Germany, located in Northern Bavaria. Famous sights such as the Romantic Road with Rothenburg ob der Tauber and other famous towns, Bamberg and Wuerzburg can be reached by car within an hour. There also is a convenient train connection every hour in both directions, Nuremberg can be reached in 45 minutes, Wuerzburg in about 20 minutes. We welcome English speakers! This is what you can expect at Old Doctor´s House: *** personal and attentive service *** a warm and cosy atmosphere with antiques *** comfortable guestrooms *** homemade goodies *** free WiFi *** a tranquil garden with shady sitting areas, lawn chairs, grill *** the well-known and health-promoting Grander Water technology *** German speaking support of BedandBreakfast *** Individual trip planning

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Innkeepers: Wolfram and Dodo

Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A new German Family

5 on June 24, 2016

For many years we have been looking for the perfect place to call home during our German travels....we found it!! From our arrival to a table set with cake and coffee to our departure that was amplified by hugs from the entire family (to include Luna the dog) it was the best inn experience I have enjoyed in my 74 years (and at my age there have been a few.). Ruth along with her Mother and the "Old Doctor" did EVERYTHING to insure that we were comfortable, happy, and entertained. Ruth even made reservations for dinner and a local wine fest for us. They are now part of our family. There is no question but that I will stay there again. (Even if it requires a large change in schedule.) If traveling to or around Fraconia stay at the Old Doctor's House. You will leave with the same smile we did.


Alles super in Ordnung

4.2 on May 25, 2016

Waren hier mit unserem Baby Anfang Mai für eine Nacht auf der Durchreise nach Tirol. Alles hat super gepast ... schönes großes sauberes Zimmer (Garden view), nette Leute, gutes Frühstück. Im Dorf gib't ein gutes Restaurant. Wir kommen wieder!


Incredible BnB, hosts, everything

5 on January 02, 2016

We had an incredible stay. Great sleeping for family of six, wonderful hosts, incredible breakfasts and local eatery, in the center of many places to see, great running/hiking right outside.to door, etc. Perfect taste of non-tourist Germany. Thanks Ruth, Zadi and Dr. (and Luna too)!

Innkeeper Response
To the great Revenaugh Family and to all our other wonderful guests - Thank you so very much for your excellent reviews! We truly appreciate them! We greatly enjoyed your visits, each encounter has been very special to us. We wish you all the best for 2016, happiness, health, success, fun and many interesting travels. Hope to see you all again, here in little Markt Einersheim and at the Old Doctors House! Take care and thanks again, Ruth & Family


Absolutely Wonderful

5 on August 11, 2015

feeling at home


Wonderful place to stay

5 on October 09, 2014

I have visited the Old Doctors House now three years in a row. The family is always welcoming and make me feel like an honorary member of their household. I have the best of Germany surrounding me i.e. Franconia. The food, wine and beer are all my favorites and it's near a place I enjoy immensely - Rothenburg ob der Tauber. I would recommend it unconditionally.


Ein fantastischer Aufenthalt!

4.8 on March 17, 2014

Wir haben schon dreimal in Old Doctor's House übernachtet. Gemütlich, bequem, reizend, ruhig: ein Paradies.


Pension verdient die Auszeichnung "Pension mit Charme" zu recht

5 on February 23, 2014

Netter Empfang; Schöne Räume Spagat zwischen historischem Gebäude und modernen Zimmern hervorragend gelöst. Frühstück sehr reichhaltig und sehr geschmackvoll;

Innkeeper Response
Herzlichen Dank fuer die netten Worte! Wir freuen uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns gut gefallen hat und hoffen auf ein Wiedersehen, hier im Alten Doktorhaus.


Idyllic

5 on October 01, 2013

Although first time visitors, we were welcomed like old friends; tea, cake and wine in the garden with all the family. The buildings, rooms and garden are an absolute delight. Furnishings and accessories are a very tasteful and stylish blend of antique and modern. Breakfast was generous, and delicious, especially the home made jams from their garden fruits. Highly recommended by us, whether for an overnight stop or longer stay. Auf wiedersehen! Alan and Hannah Simons


Best Bed and Breakfast Place in the World

5 on August 22, 2013

I cannot praise this place enough. Even if the location is not near one of your touring spots, I recommend you take a detour and make it one of your spots. My friend and I travelled across the world for 70 days and stayed at numerous bed and breakfast joints throughout our travels. None of them could even compare to the hospitality and quality of Old Doctor's House. They treat you like family and make your comfort their number one concern. I felt like family. The food far exceeded my expectations. All of it is grown from their own garden or bought fresh at the market the same morning. The decor was captivating. You feel as though you jumped into a historical site with every couch, ornament, etc. kept in pristine shape with a story to tell. My friend and I were planning on hitting some of the more touristy spots of Bavaria, but the owners gave us insight into various small towns nearby that encompassed the authentic German experience we were looking for. We ended up changing our plans, avoided the tourist spots and have a far better trip than if we had followed our original itinerary. If you want to see authentic Bavaria without all the inflated prices...go to the Old Doctor's House and they will help you out. I speak with all honesty when I say that I may book another flight from America to Germany and bring my friends/parents to Old Doctor's House simply because it's more than worth it.


What a find!

5 on June 17, 2013

Not only is the setting in this quiet village in beautiful landscape, the stay we had with the doctor and his wife the top experience of our three weeks in Europe. We arrived celebrating a wedding anniversary. Our hosts provided a beautiful bottle of wine and card to greet us. The breakfasts were served in a lovely setting with homemade jellies and jams. The opportunity we had to visit during the evenings over a glass of wine gave us educational opportunities unavailable in a hotel setting. There was nothing disappointing about this visit except is was not long enough. These gentle folks will long remain in our memories as the best of the best!


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Rooms & Rates

Gallery Room

Spacious two-level guestroom, suitable for up to four people, additional cods available, free WLAN, comfortable sitting area, view of patio and garden, adjustable slatted frames, healthy water according to Grander (www.grander.com), high-quality comforters (suitable for allergy sufferers), cosy antique furniture, family-friendly, arrangements for dogs can be made, fresh flowers and fruit plate upon arrival, bathroom amenities: shampoo, soap, kleenex, hairdryer

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 136 - EUR 144

Garden View Room

Spacious cosy guestroom, suitable for two people, additional cod available, free WLAN, comfortable sitting area, view of garden, adjustable slatted frames, healthy water according to Grander (www.grander.com), high-quality comforters (suitable for allergy sufferers), cosy antique furniture, family-friendly, arrangements for dogs can be made, fresh flowers and fruit plate upon arrival, bathroom amenities: shampoo, soap, kleenex, hairdryer

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 80 - EUR 84

Old House Room

Cosy smaller guestroom, suitable for two people, free WLAN, comfortable sitting area, view of frontyard and street, adjustable slatted frames, healthy water according to Grander (www.grander.com), high-quality comforters (suitable for allergy sufferers), cosy antique furniture, family-friendly, arrangements for dogs can be made, fresh flowers and fruit plate upon arrival, bathroom amenities: shampoo, soap, kleenex, hairdryer

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: EUR 64 - EUR 70

Single R Swallow's Nest

Cosy single room, suitable for up to two people, French bed (1.4 m wide), free WLAN, comfortable armchair, view of frontyard, adjustable slatted frame, healthy water according to Grander (www.grander.com), high-quality comforters (suitable for allergy sufferers), cosy antique furniture, family-friendly, arrangements for dogs can be made, fresh flowers and fruit plate upon arrival, bathroom amenities: shampoo, soap, kleenex, hairdryer

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 50 - EUR 50

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Location

Location Type

Close to the Romantic Road, Close to Rothenburg/Tauber, Wuerzburg, Bamberg, Beautiful for walking, bicycling, sightseeing, Only 150 km from Frankfurt Airport, Close to major interstates A 3 and A 7, Franconian Wine Country, Bavaria, Airport, Countryside, Small town, Village, Wine country

Airport

Frankfurt, Germany (FRA) - Frankfurt International 93 miles

Directions to property:

In Markt Einersheim you find us at Nuernberger Strasse 5 which is the main road running straight through town. Arriving from Frankfurt, Wuerzburg or Kitzingen by car on highway B 8, turn into town at the third turn-off to the right, towards Moenchsondheim and Nenzenheim. Then after about 50 meters turn right again (white sign saying Ortsmitte). You find the Old Doctor´s House after about 200 meters on the left hand side, just before the historic pharmacy. Coming on B 8 from Nuremberg turn left at the same intersection (yellow sign). Please be careful! In Markt Einersheim all streets (even the very small ones) from the right have the right of way! We'd be glad to help with directions.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Franconia's smallest beer brewery, Main River, river cruises, Romantic Road, Franconian Wine Country, Medieval towns with town walls, Steigerwald Natural Park, hiking trails, Churches, castles and museums, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Secretarial services, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, Wired internet , Pick-up from airport and train station, Large garden with patio/gazebo/deck chairs/grill, Breakfast buffet, Arrangement of wine tastings, tours, tickets, etc., Rental bicycles, Maps/ information brochures

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Guided sightseeing and nature tours, Outdoor swimming pool in town, Wine festivals, wine tastings, grape harvesting, Bicycling, walking and hiking, Indoor natural salt water pool nearby, Large leisure park nearby, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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Policies

  • Check In:: Afternoon
  • Check Out:: Around 11:30 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Non-smoking guestrooms. Smoking outside only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Fold-up beds, high chair, children under two stay for free
  • Childcare Provided: No Zadie (7) is always glad about guests with children
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Arrangements for dogs can be made
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposits for longer stays required.
  • Cancellations: The Old Doctors House is a historic and private property where every guest reservation is both important and special to us. If your travel plans change and you must cancel your reservation, please inform us at least 10 (ten) days prior to your arrival date. In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than 10 (ten) days notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Wolfram and Dodo

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

Dogs , 2 cockatiels

About the innkeepers

We love to be hosts to our many interesting guests from all over the world! We also enjoy gardening, traveling, spending time with grandchildren and friends and much more..

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Meals

Breakfast

Extensive breakfast buffet

  • Time Served: Sometime between 8 and 11 am
  • Serving Location: The cosy kitchen, the patio or the gazebo, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

, Special breakfasts


Signature Dish

Dodo's homemade jellies and yummy 'quark'
Dodo has a wonderful large garden where she grows many fruits and vegetables. All the jams, jellies and preserves on the breakfast buffet are homemade by her. Gourmets enjoy them on a piece of local cheese. Guests also love the yummy quark, a kind of smooth curd, which can be enjoyed with fruit preserves. Another specialty are certain cheeses which we order directly at an alpine dairy in the Allgaeu mountains.


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