Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Zur Alten Weinkelter has 4 fully self-contained apartments; all are fully equipped with all you need to make your holiday a great experience. We have our Weinkelter Terrace where you can relax and enjoy some of the excellent local wines. Through the terrace lies our small garden where you can enjoy long summer days and evenings, or why not join us on selected evenings throughout the year in our converted wine cellar. Featuring a vaulted ceiling the cosy atmosphere in this guest only cellar is the idyllic setting to spend a relaxing evening, maybe sampling some of the local wines or refreshments A personal wine tasting can be organised for groups of 4 or more please ask for our details
The Cellar is an ideal place to meet other guests and discuss you holiday experience.
We the owners, Michael and Maria Wilson-Ryan, Re-located to this beautiful area from London, England in February 2010 and fell in love with this 500 year old listed building a former vintners house, our aim is to restore the building to as near as its former condition as possible, We like to offer self catering accommodation with a difference as we manage the property ourselves and like to be on hand throughout your stay and personally greet all our guests on arrival.
Ellenz on the Mosel is a traditional and friendly wine-producing village in the midst of Germany's Rhineland, perfect for both short or long stay vacations. Midway along the scenic Mosel between the cities of Trier and Koblenz, Ellenz is an ideal base in the heart of Europe with much to see locally and regionally, with access points across all Europe thanks to the local Frankfurt Hahn Airport
Each of our apartments at Zur Alten Weinkelter have small, but serviceable kitchens. They include all the utensils and small appliances you will need for making coffee, tea, or preparing light meals. You can purchase fresh rolls, and bread from the small bakery just a short walk from your apartment. And enjoy your morning breakfast in your apartment or why not sit in the early morning sunshine on our Weinkelter Terrace and make plans how you are going to spend the day “ walking, cycling, wine tasting, a mosel river cruise, castle tours the list is endless or simply relax in our garden with that book you have always promised yourself you would read and sample some of Zur Alten Weinkelter's selection of fine mosel wines.
If you don't feel like cooking then why not try some of the local restaurants
In Ellenz or across the mosel in Beilstein, take advantage of our complimentary guest ticket which gives you free travel on most buses and trains throughout the Cochem Zell region, with the castle town of Cochem only 9 kilometres away accessible by the regular bus service, so leave the car with us in our free cark park and enjoy your stay in the region car free
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||9 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Frankfurt Hahn 48 km, Nearest railway: Cochem 9 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
A comfortable apartment for 2 Persons with a studio style bedroom and living area with a Continental king size (180 x 200 cm) bed a separate compact kitchen with dining table,
This Apartment has an en suite shower room with washbasin and toilet.
Single occupancy is also available for this apartment please ask as we are happy to welcome single travellers
|Further details outdoors|
The house has free parking for up to 4 standard vehicles, however if the spaces are all occupied this is not a problem in Ellenz as there are plenty of free spaces available along the Moselweinstrasse (the road that follows the Mosel River) a short walk from the house
We look forward to personally welcoming you to our home and the wine village of Ellenz
We are here to help you make your holiday a success
We offer a daily breakfast roll service available on request (2.00 € Surcharge)
Or for short stays a German continental breakfast can be served in our wine cellar for an additional charge (This is a pre booked service so please confirm at time of booking)
All apartments have a selection of Teas, Freshly Ground Filter Coffee, Sugar, Milk (please request as fresh milk is available) and Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water to welcome you. There is also a wine rack with a section of Mosel wines for you to purchase in your apartment
Why not join us on selected evenings throughout the year in our guest only wine cellar where you can enjoy a glass (or two) of fine Mosel wine or a refreshment of your choice
Free Wi-Fi is available in all apartments during your stay subject to Terms and Conditions
Small dogs allowed by prior arrangement (Charges and Terms and Conditions applicable)
Strictly No Smoking within the house, but is permitted on The Weinkelter Terrace or in the Garden
We also have available with our complements for all our guests the Cochem Zell regional Guest Ticket.
This enables you to travel free of charge on most local trains and buses in the region
It also gives you discounts on various local attractions
Enjoy your holiday and take advantage of leaving the car in our car park
Travel for free with our compliments and enjoy tasting the regions wonderful wines
Large family gatherings or group's welcome, all apartments are within the same building so why not rent multiple apartments for your extended family/group or friends and book our wine cellar for your celebration
Owners are resident throughout your stay
No Exterior Management is used
The Rhineland/Rhine Valley region
The Mosel Valley has been associated with wine manufacturing from before the days of the Roman Empire. The wine village of Ellenz lies on the Moselweinstrasse roughly midway between Koblenz and Trier, which is Germany's oldest town.
The beautiful and historic town Cochem is about 9 Kilometres away and offers all the charm and amenities that the Mosel has to offer.
The valley enjoys the reputation of being one of the warmest destinations in Germany or indeed central Europe.
Throughout the year there are many events the most important and in our opinion and the most fun are the winefests in July/August/September that take place in all the villages along the Mosel, With the wine harvesting taking place usually End September /Early October
There are many activities to do in the area why not take a leisurely boat trip and even have lunch on board.
For those who prefer the more active pursuits why not hire a canoe, or walk the Bremmer Calmont (Europe's steepest vineyard) and many other trails
or perhaps just hire a bicycle and cycle along the Mosel.
Within easy reach you will find the world famous Nürburgring, home to the German Formula1Grand Prix 2013 and scheduled again for 2015 which has all the excitement of the racing world
For the historians amongst us why not explore the many castle and ruins along the Mosel and the Rhine Valley
Zur Alten Weinkelter is only a short journey away from Reichsburg Castle (Cochem) & Burg Eltz
why not look at visiting the mosel during the quieter winter months, The Mosel Valley has a serenity, which offers outstanding beauty and peace and is an ideal location for walking holidays During late November / December there are some fabulous traditional German Christmas markets that are not to be missed more details are available on request
Ellenz is a traditional wine village a place to enjoy wonderful scenery, fantastic wine direct from the wine makers
A superb central location for a relaxing holiday
To Experience the German traditional wine making industry and traditional village life
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13 Oct 2013
"Very peaceful and relaxing."
We were made very welcome from the outset. Drying facilities were made available. We were invited to a wine-tasting in the cellar [none of the other guests came] and were helped with purchasing wine from the Winzer next door. [Perhaps he could be asked to check the quality of the German in the information provided in the folder?] We enjoyed the apartment and had no difficulty negotiating the stairs. I imagine not everyone would find it as easy. As we weren't interested in watching TV or investigating internet access, we cannot comment on these. We were able to enjoy the village and the surrounding area without using the car at all. We used the free transport ticket on one day, hired bikes on another and made a day river trip. We are seriously considering a similar holiday in future so that we can both enjoy things fully. If we didn't mind basing ourselves in the same area we would almost certainly book the same apartment.
19 Apr 2013
"Great break in lovely part of Germany"
Found this little gem on ebay last year, and was quickly contacted by the owner. Booking was very easy and, we were not disappointed when we arrived. Maria and Mike could not have been better hosts.… More
Peter & Sheila it was our pleasure to have you stay with us at Zur Alten Weinkelter,we are glad you managed to have a relaxing week,which is what we love our guests to do and staying a traditional wine village like Ellenz is the perfect choice,so we hope you have taken back some good memories and we hope to see you again in the future.
6 Jul 2012
"Beautiful place to stay in a traditional German house in the lovely Mosel Valley"
I stayed in this lovely German house in June with my fiancé.
The room - Silvaner - was lovely, with a fully functioning kitchen and dining area, bathroom and obviously a bed. The bed was very comfortable, but was 2 singles next to each other and they were quite divided, which may be an issue for some couples. The apartment was very clean and comfortable and quite spacious.
The house is gorgeous, and is approximately 500 years old! It has been renovated since then, but still holds its traditional charm. There is a little library with some wonderful English titles that can be read during your stay, and there is a lovely garden out the back complete with fruit trees. We didn't get to enjoy the wine cellar as there was a problem with the plumbing at the time, which was disappointing, so if you're hoping to enjoy this then ensure you contact the managers first to make sure it's in use.
Ellenz itself is quite small but charming. There is a bike shop down the road where you can hire bikes from to ride along the river (it is a very bike and pedestrian friendly area). There are a couple of restaurants and a bakery in walking distance, but you will need a car to explore the Mosel valley area properly and make the most of it. The best restaurants and shops we found were in Cochem, which is a short drive away.
We would highly recommend this house to stay for your holiday in the Mosel Valley. It is very cost effective, the room was lovely, and the owners are very friendly and helpful.
A great place to stay!
20 Sep 2011
"Fantastic apartment and a wonderful welcome"
Maria and Mike could not have made us more welcome in their wonderful house. They have done a tremendous job in modernising the old house and the results are spectacular. The apartment was extremely… More
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