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Friedrichshafen hotels and places to stay

Skyhostel Friedrichshafen
2 out of 5
Buchhornpl. 15, Friedrichshafen, BW
Free Cancellation
The price is $255 per night
0.12 mi from city center
Skyhostel Friedrichshafen
Best Western Hotel Goldenes Rad
Karlstraße 43, Friedrichshafen, Bodensee
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night
0.06 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (57 reviews)

"Our room was huge and had a great view over the street to the lake. The mattress was a bit too firm and there was no lift - so we had to carry a heavy bag upstairs- but everything was clean and the breakfast was fantastic."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

Best Western Hotel Goldenes Rad
Traube am See
4 out of 5
Meersburger Straße 11, Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg
The price is $116 per night
3.49 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
Schönes Wellness-Hofel

"Es handelt sich um ein sehr schönes Hotel, welches einen tollen Wellness-Bereich besitzt. Wir haben uns als Familie hier extrem wohl gefühlt. Das Frühstück war sehr gut und man wurde rundum gut und freundlich betreut :)"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Traube am See
Hotel Restaurant Waldhorn
3 out of 5
Dornierstraße 2, Friedrichshafen, BW
Free Cancellation
The price is $111 per night
2.59 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (73 reviews)

"Comfortable with a nice spa. Breakfast was good Parking good. You do need s car to visit in the city or take public trans. We had a car. Interesting and lovely city on Lake Constance"…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Hotel Restaurant Waldhorn
Hotel ibis Friedrichshafen Airport Messe
3 out of 5
Am Flughafen 72, Friedrichshafen, BW
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The price is $83 per night
1.93 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (160 reviews)

"Very friendly personal. Reported a broken toilet seat and a new one was in place when we returned from our day out.....on a Saturday."…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Hotel ibis Friedrichshafen Airport Messe
Hellers Twenty Four II
3.5 out of 5
Sonnenbergstraße 12, Friedrichshafen
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night
1.45 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (156 reviews)
Great reception!

"The reception was very nice and accommodating. Very pet friendly! Had an issue with our room and they fixed it very quick! Appreciate the service."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Hellers Twenty Four II
Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen
4.5 out of 5
Untere Mühlbachstr. 1, Friedrichshafen, BW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $173 per night
2.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (64 reviews)
Good stay enjoyed my experience

"Nice hotel, had a meal at the hotel and staff very helpful as we couldn't read German. Good breakfast, wide selection. Offered a choice of gifts on check out - we chose the schnapps. Staff professional, friendly and well dressed."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2019

Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen
Hotel Restaurant Maier
4 out of 5
Poststrasse 1-3, Friedrichshafen, BW
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The price is $99 per night
3.3 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (293 reviews)

"Good value for price."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Hotel Restaurant Maier
Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen
3 out of 5
Allmannsweilerstrasse 79, Friedrichshafen, BW
Free Cancellation
The price is $86 per night
1.63 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (646 reviews)
amazing services

"very good experience, public transport nearby in front of the hotel and there is many supermarkets just 5 mins walking, v.good rich breakfast, friendly staff, modern and practical design"…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen
SEEhotel Friedrichshafen
Bahnhofplatz 2, Friedrichshafen, BW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $168 per night
0.32 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (461 reviews)

"Lovely hotel in nice location at very reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

SEEhotel Friedrichshafen
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Visiting Friedrichshafen

Visitors to Friedrichshafen are sure to enjoy the museums and lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city's churches, local tours, and monuments. Around the area, top sights include Mainau Island, Affenberg, and Sealife Constance.

  • There are 84 hotels and other accommodations in Friedrichshafen
  • The closest major airport is in Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance), 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Friedrichshafen

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Graf-Zeppelin-Haus, Zeppelin Museum, and Dornier Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Moleturm, Buchhorn Fountain, and Klangschiff. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and such places to visit as Lake Constance Promenade and Strandbad Friedrichshafen.

In Friedrichshafen, you'll find 84 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen - This 4.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and breakfast.
  • Hotel City Krone - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool.
  • Hotel Zeppelin - This 3-star hotel features a marina, free breakfast, and free WiFi.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Mainau Island, located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Affenberg, which is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.

Getting Around Friedrichshafen

If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Friedrichshafen Harbour Station, Friedrichshafen Harbor, or Friedrichshafen Ferry. Friedrichshafen might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Friedrichshafen

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 25°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 73°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 75°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 59°F during the day and 27°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Friedrichshafen is 28.80 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Friedrichshafen?
Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 bars. Reviews from our site also recommend Hotel Zeppelin and Hotel Restaurant Maier as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Friedrichshafen, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Friedrichshafen.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Friedrichshafen?
To find more details about updating your trip to Friedrichshafen or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Friedrichshafen?
Hotel Restaurant Waldhorn is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options to stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen and Hotel Restaurant Maier. Attractions in the area like Affenberg and Sealife Constance are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Friedrichshafen?
Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features cable TV and a full-service spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Friedrichshafen?
Hotel City Krone is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an indoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Hotel Restaurant Maier and Central Hotel Friedrichshafen.
Where is the best place to stay close to Messe Friedrichshafen?
Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Messe Friedrichshafen. Another good choice is Hotel ibis Friedrichshafen Airport Messe, located just 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Graf-Zeppelin-Haus?
One of the top choices for your stay is PLAZA Hotel Buchhorner Hof, located next to Graf-Zeppelin-Haus, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. PLAZA Hotel Föhr am Bodensee and SEEhotel Friedrichshafen are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Friedrichshafen?
Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen is a top 3-star beach hotel with free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Hotel City Krone and Hotel Restaurant Maier. Head to Strandbad Friedrichshafen or Hard Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Friedrichshafen?
Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and 3 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Friedrichshafen?
Hotel City Krone is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen is an additional hotel that features an onsite pool.
What is the best spa hotel in Friedrichshafen?
Hotel Restaurant Maier is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a rooftop terrace. Spend an afternoon at the spa where you’ll find hot stone massages, Ayurvedic treatments, and massage treatments. In-room massages are also available. Other popular spa hotels in Friedrichshafen include Hotel Restaurant Waldhorn and Ringhotel Krone Schnetzenhausen.

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