Experience Hotel Festenburg

Experience Hotel Festenburg

Harz Mountains – Wild and romantic valleys where witches gather


The child-friendly Forest and Sport Hotel Festenburg sits in a huge nature park in the Upper Harz – the highest region of the Harz Mountains. Surrounded by fabulous forests and lakes, it is the ideal starting point for a family holiday and hikes year-round. Take a break from the daily grind, and unwind amidst pure nature. 



Around the hotel

About the hotel

The child-friendly Forest and Sport Hotel Festenburg is nestled in Harz Nature Park, halfway between Goslar and Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Its 64 rooms were completely renovated in 2014 and are equipped with a shower, a toilet, a telephone, a TV and wireless internet access. Breakfast and dinner buffets are offered in its panorama restaurant, in addition to a varied à la carte lunch. When the weather is nice, our terrace invites you to while away your time. Have a drink in the cozy “Bahnstübchen” or celebrate in our parlor in the evenings. The swimming pool and the new sauna with an outdoor area help you to feel relaxed and contented, and with the bowling alley, the ping-pong tables and table soccer at hand, there will be no time to get bored. The physiotherapy department offers spa treatments and massages. Prescriptions for preventative and rehabilitation treatments can be filled here and can also be obtained from our doctor, who visits the hotel twice a week. A gym with the most modern equipment, an 18-hole miniature golf course, boccia lanes, a beach volleyball court and a small-sided soccer field will help to keep you active. Children can run around at the adventure playground or in the playroom, depending on the weather. The many sports and leisure facilities of Holiday Complex Brockenblick in Schulenburg (about 6 km away) – including a playground and a recreational field – are available to our guests free of charge.

In a separate building, about 200 meters from the main building, are four apartments for dog owners. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in the hotel restaurant or the hotel bar.






  • room amenities

    Rooms with shower, WC, Telephone, TV, Hairdryer

  • lift/elevator

  • WLAN

  • restaurant

  • terrace

  • Bar

  • meeting room

  • children's playground room

  • children's playground

  • Indoor-Schwimmbad

  • Saunen

  • exercise room

  • bowling alley

  • table tennis

  • miniature golf

  • miscellaneous

    Washing machine, Dryer

About the place

Clausthal-Zellerfeld – a spa town and winter-sport resort with a healthy climate – sits near the myth-enshrouded Brocken, amidst lakes and mountains in the wild and romantic Harz. Rocks, cliffs and forests as far as the eye can see form one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany. Its sights – such as the Upper Harz Mining Museum, an important geological collection and the largest wooden church from the 17th century – give the tradition-rich university town its special appeal.

The water management system in operation in the Upper Harz for centuries, known as the Wasserregal, is one of the world's largest pre-industrial energy supply systems and was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO. Forest and Sport Hotel Festenburg draws its water from the Upper Harz water table – so our guests can claim to be drinking and showering with "a piece of world cultural heritage"!


Activity ranks high at Forest and Sport Hotel Festenburg, given the many sports and leisure opportunities available. Our facilities include:

Indoor pool


Bowling alley (additional charge)

Ping-pong tables

Miniature golf course

Boccia lanes

Small-sided soccer field

Beach volleyball court

A playground and a well-equipped playroom are also available for our younger guests.

Rental bikes are available, and our reception will be happy to book horseback riding lessons for you at a nearby riding school.

Organized sports and leisure activities in the Festenburg area include hiking, Nordic walking and mountain biking. The nearby Oker Reservoir can be explored by boat.

In the winter, well-prepared cross-country trails, ski slopes, natural ice surfaces and toboggan runs offer fun for the entire family – weather permitting.

The Upper Harz has a number of attractive and rewarding destinations for day-trippers – for instance the Brocken, the tallest mountain in North Germany, or historical towns such as Goslar, Bad Harzburg and the university town of Clausthal-Zellerfeld. A visit to the Upper Harz Mining Museum or an underground tour of one of the mines offers a glimpse into the life and working conditions of miners from past centuries.   

  • Excursions
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boccia
  • Small-sided soccer
  • Minigolf
  • Mountain biking
  • Museum
  • Nordic walking
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Winter sports
  • day trips

  • beachvolleyball

  • small pitch football

  • minigolf

  • mountainbiking

  • museum

  • nordic walking

  • swimming

  • hiking

  • winter sports



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Booking and information

Stiftungsfamilie BSW-Hotel & Fewo - Zentrale Reservierung
Hübnerstraße 3
86150 Augsburg
Telefon 0821 2427-300
Telefax 0821 2427-460
Email reservierung(at)stiftungsfamilie.de

Hotel address

Festenburger Str. 3
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
Telefon 05323/8860
Telefax 05323/886131
Email festenburg(at)stiftungsfamilie.de

Arrival and departure

Arriving by car

By car (recommended, since there is no bus service), take A7 to the Seesen, Clausthal-Zellerfeld exit. Then continue towards Zellerfeld. In Zellerfeld, drive about 1 km towards Goslar, then turn right before the ARAL station. Follow the signs to Oker/Schulenberg, Festenburg; after 4 km, follow the small sign to Festenburg, and turn left.

From the direction of Berlin, take A2 to the Wolfsburg/Königslutter exit. Then continue on A39 towards Kassel/Braunschweig to the Braunschweig exit. From there, take A395 towards Wolfenbüttel to Dreieck Vienenburg, then continue on B6 towards Harzburg, towards Oker and then towards Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Shortly before entering Clausthal-Zellerfeld (about 2 km past Oberschulenberg) turn right towards Festenburg. (The hotel’s address for your navigation system: 38707 Schulenberg, Festenburger Str. 3)

Cars can be parked on the hotel premises free of charge.

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Arriving by train

Travel to Goslar. If you would like to be picked up at the station (for an additional charge), please inform us of your arrival time in advance. 

Train connections


Meeting informations

If you are planning on holding a meeting, a seminar or training event, Forest and Sport Hotel Festenburg boasts a conference and a meeting room. Both rooms have modern equipment and seat up to 60 people. 

More information on meetings at this hotel can be found here. An overview of all conference facilities you get here.