A Real Live Like a German Experience:
The Story of Schobek visiting Königstein im Taunus, Germany in October 2014

Schobek has rented through us a vacation apartment in Germany and a unique "Live Like a German" story to tell. In general the feedback of our customers like Schobek typically contains valuable suggestions and travel tips, which can be extremely useful when planning your own Germany vacation. Hope this story inspires you with more Germany vacation ideas for perhaps your own "Live Like a German" experience in the future ...

This is the vacation apartment where Schobek was staying:

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Bedrooms: 3  |  Sleeps: 7  |  minimum stay is 3 nights (but may require a longer stay during main season)
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Here is Schobek's Feedback:

Supposed to be new but everything is old

The apartment is spacious.

The bathroom has no shower and no shower curtain around the bathtub, so that one has to swipe the floor of water regularly. Hot water is either scalding hot or freezing, hardly ever in between, so one will have to suddenly jump – which isn’t recommendable in a bathtub without anti-slip mats. Even after a visit from a worker, that problem persists; not as badly, but still bad enough.

The kitchen works, except for the coffee maker. We got a manual one as replacement. Remains from the last visitor had to be cleaned out or their dishes washed first. The glasses look old and much-used; the cutlery is partly falling apart.

There were 6 beds, all of them single and impossible to combine into a double, as they are all different.

There was an old TV in every room, but none of them connected. Only the one in the living room, but for that we had no functional remote, although there was a whole collection of remotes.

The lightbulbs fell out of the lamps. We never got to know Mr. Bruno, only his friend who brought and collected the key. He was not reachable by phone, either, but only called back or sent a mail.

Why they did not want a dog in the apartment is beyond me; the floor can be wiped clean and the old beds and furniture and used leather corner seating can’t be a problem.

What I liked best: the location

What I liked least: read above

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Schobek overall rated this apartment on 11/11/2014 as follows:2 Stars Rating   (2)
Travelled with:Family with Teenagers
Would recommend the apartment to a friend:No
How easy was it to book the property?Easy
How was the overall condition of the property?Not in Good Condition
How was the condition of Bedding & MattressesWas OK
How was the condition of Kitchen & Utensils?Terrible Condition
How was the condition and cleanliness of the Bathroom(s)?Was OK
How was the condition of other facilities & amenities?Not in Good Condition
How was the quality of the overall customer service?Terrible, needs major improvement
Was the porperty meeting your expectations as advertised?Did not fully meet my expectations
Would you recommend the location of the property?Recommend
Was it a good value for the price paid?Not a Good Value
Was your security deposite returned on time?No, still waiting
I recommend this property for these groups:
  • People with pets

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About Königstein im Taunus:

Königstein im Taunus

Schobek was visiting Königstein im Taunus in Germany. Königstein im Taunus is a climatic spa and lies on the thickly wooded slopes of the Taunus. Owing to its advantageous location for both scenery and transport on the edge of the Frankfurt urban area, Königstein is a favorite residential town. Neighboring…

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