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Am Obersee Hotel


The cozy Am Obersee Hotel in Simmerath is centrally situated in the picturesque National park Eifel. Our outside terrace allows you a direct view over the Obersee lake and the surrounding natural landscape. Little cafés and restaurants are located close to the hotel. Geographically speaking, the Am Obersee Hotel is located 45 kilometers from the imperial city of Aachen and 65 kilometers from the city of Cologne. From the international airport Cologne-Bonn the hotel can be reached in 85 kilometers. 

The limited number of guest rooms and our jukebox create a homely atmosphere and invite you to linger.

In the spring and summer we also want to welcome you on our outside terrace, from where you can enjoy the view over the lake, Obersee, and relax yourself. From April to October we additionally offer you a small lunch menu. 

A huge outdoor playground situated directly on the shore of the lake Obersee provides fun and entertainment for our little guests. 

The check-in is also possible in the early morning hours from 2 to 6 am (Is it true?).

Payment can be made by debit card, Maestro and v-pay.

The cancellation is free 8 days before departure, thereafter 50 % of the invoice amount will be charged.

Our guest rooms

The owner-operated hotel, which has been taken over by a new owner since 1st November 2019, offers seven modern guest rooms, that are lovely furnished and refined by pretty details. 

The provision of an electric kettle enables you to start your day with a cup of coffee or tea in the sitting arrangement of your room (free of charge in your room during your stay).

Each of our guest rooms has a modern daylight bath with shower. All rooms have a box-spring bed for two persons and are equipped with a 56cm TV. 

Pets are not permitted in the hotel. 

An extensive breakfast selection in a relaxed and lovely atmosphere enables from 7:30 to 9:30 am a good start into the day.

Free WiFi

Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. 

Free luggage compartment

A free luggage compartment enables you flexibility on arrival and departure days.

Coffee and pastries

With coffee, pastries, soft drinks and a small lunch menu the hotel is year-round an occasion for a short time-out.

Free parking

Next to the hotel building there are seven parking spaces free of charge for our guests.

Lunch packet

We offer hikers a lunch packet for 6,95€.


Breakfast will be served at the table.

Bicycle parking

For cyclists among our guests there exists the possibility to park your bicycle for free. 

enjoy your meal



Thanks to our jukebox, every guest is able to decide which song he or she wants to listen to which is offering the possibility to influence the atmosphere.

Discover the natural landscape

The central position of the hotel allows you a suitable starting point for several leisure activities. 

The Obersee-boat dock is located directly opposite the hotel. It is the ideal point of departure to start a Rursee-boat trip. 

Numerous (135) walking routes are reachable within a range of 5 kilometers, like the 24-kilometer- long „Eigelsteig 3“, leading from Monschau to the lake Obersee in Einruhr, are offering a unique experience of nature. 

Also biking enthusiasts come to their treasures with 25 cycling routes within a range of 5 kilometers. The „Am-Obersee-Hotel“ cycling route (Urftstaumauer – Blick auf den Russe Runde von Simmerath) offers for instance a 37-kilometer-long cycling experience including numerous impressions of nature and occasions for relaxed breaks on café terraces. 

Moreover, in the range of 5 kilometers there are 24 different mountainbike-routes, which are suitable for various levels of difficulty.

Furthermore, in the range of 10 kilometers there is the historic, former „NS-Ordensburg“ Vogelsang which is distinguished by exhibitions on different topics. 

Thanks to the proximity to the Belgian border there exists the possibility to make a day excursion to the National park Hohes Venn-Eifel which is reachable within 20 kilometers. 

What our guests say

The cancellation is free 8 days before departure, thereafter 50 % of the invoice amount will be charged.