Hotel Ochsen, with its rich history dating back to 1751, is a family-run establishment nestled in the serene locale of Höfen an der Enz, amidst the picturesque Black Forest. The non-smoking rooms, many of which feature a balcony, provide a cozy accommodation with essential amenities like a TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Guests have expressed a fondness for the ample space within the rooms, albeit acknowledging a slightly outdated decor. The tranquil setting, large rooms, and notably comfortable beds have received appreciative nods from visitors. A recurrent praise is directed towards the hotel’s fantastic breakfast offerings and the exquisite evening meals served in the restaurant.
Diving into the recreational and culinary aspects, the hotel not only provides an indoor swimming pool but also a wellness area where massages and beauty treatments can be booked, which guests have found to be a splendid addition to their stay. The hotel’s restaurants – Fößerstube, Uhrenstüble, and Jägerstüble – stand out for their seasonal, Swabian specialities, and have been a highlight for many due to their delectable gourmet menu. Several guests have lauded the friendly and non-intrusive service from the staff, and the superb quality of meals, revealing a consistency in maintaining high culinary standards. Furthermore, the hotel’s strategic location offers guests an array of outdoor activities with many hiking trails, motorbike routes, and cycle paths through the enchanting Black Forest, adding a dash of adventure to a relaxing stay.