For those with family in tow, the 4-star Maritim Berghotel Braunlage is a highly rated family hotel and scores an average of 4.71 out of 5. The 4-star Torfhaus HARZRESORT in Altenau is also a family favorite.If you’d like to tap into some local knowledge, check out the 4-star Hotel Der Achtermann. Not only is it popular with local travelers, it's also received an average rating of 4.43 out of 5. Other hotels worth consideration include Hotel Niedersaechsischer Hof, with its average guest rating of 4.67; Naturkost-Hotel Harz, with a rating of 4; and Hotel & Restaurant Germania, which scores 4.67. Locals also like to book rooms at Hotel Bastei and the 3.5-star Kneipp-Bund-Hotel Heikenberg. Leisure travelers aren’t the only ones heading to the Harz area. One great option for those going on business is the 4-star Hotel Njord, with an average guest rating of 4.71 out of 5. If you don’t have much advance notice, take a look at Hotel Pension am Kurmittelhaus, a favorite among last-minute travelers and featuring an average guest rating of 5 out of 5. Another popular last-minute pick is the 3.5-star Hotel & Restaurant Zum Röddenberg in Osterode am Harz.