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AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

The RVF FACADE AWARD

Together with Munich-based architectural firm Allmann Sattler Wappner, the Öschberghof is the winner of the German Facade Award 2020 in the category of Rear-Ventilated Facades (RVF).
With its perforated building envelope “whose textile quality makes the buildings glow from the inside at night”, the extension of the hotel and restaurant of the five-star superior golf and wellness resort the Öschberghof in Donaueschingen persuaded the jury of experts chaired by Reiner Nagel, Chairman of the Board of the Federal Foundation for Building Culture.
The German Association for Materials and Components for Rear-Ventilated Facades conferred the renowned architecture prize for the 13th time since 1999.

 

TRAVELMYTH AWARD 2020, TOP 20 HOTELS

    Hotel search engine “Travelmyth” recognised the Öschberghof with an outstanding rating of 9.1 out of 10 points, making the Öschberghof one of the top 20 hotels of the more than three million hotels listed on the site.

 

BUNTE’S TOP 100 HOT SPOTS IN BADEN

The Bunte Guide recognises the Öschberghof as one of the top 100 hot spots and must-see destinations in Baden. The magazine presents starred restaurants and hotels, the best addresses for shopping and the most enchanting cycling and hiking tours imaginable.

Top Hotel Newcomer Award 2019

In the Top Hotel Newcomer Awards 2019, the Öschberghof took second place in the category of “Hotel Re-Opening”. This set of awards recognises new concepts that are garnering attention in the German hotel industry. At the same time, the awards demonstrate what a great contribution the hospitality industry makes to society with its provision of much-needed social hubs and venues.

GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2020 – INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

      JOI-Design’s concept for the Öschberghof was rewarded as the winner of the “Interior Architecture” category.
The design represents the synthesis of formal clarity with modern, luxurious comfort while also creating a pleasant atmosphere that radiates calm and harmony. Fascinating details discreetly pick up on cues from the surrounding landscape and elegantly establish a link to the region and the environment.

 

101 BEST HOTELS IN GERMANY 2020

There are more than 11,000 hotels in Germany, including the many excellent options for overnight accommodation that form the backbone of our premium hospitality industry.

Under the auspices of the Institute for Service Excellence, four renowned partners have joined forces to compile this ranking according to transparent criteria: the Handelsblatt, the ahgz General Hotel and Catering Newspaper, the IUBH International University of Applied Sciences and the CKR Hospitality Consulting of entrepreneur Carsten K. Rath. The result is a hotel ranking that goes beyond everything that existed before.

In the November 2020 evaluation, Der Öschberghof won a highly coveted ranking among the top 101 hotels!

 

CONNOISSEUR CIRCLE 2020, THIRD PLACE AMONG GOURMET HOTELS

The Öschberghof was positioned at third place in the lineup of the best gourmet hotels compiled by the Connoisseur Circle.  
The Connoisseur Circle has long been an exclusive gathering of experts who use quality checks to put luxury hotels in Germany, Switzerland and Austria through their paces.  
The editors personally inspect destinations and luxury hotels with the eyes, ears and senses that professionals bring to bear. The objective results of their quality checks can be found exclusively at the “Connoisseur Circle”.

 

MICHELIN GUIDE 2020

Manuel Ulrich and his team at ÖSCH NOIR have been recognised with a Michelin star since 3 March 2020, allowing the elegant restaurant to join the ranks of Germany’s most elite restaurants.
The Michelin Guide is the undisputed king among international hotel and restaurant travel guides. Critics from the Michelin Guide anonymously test hotels and restaurants on a regular basis and award their coveted stars to the very best among them.  

 

Gault Millau 2021

With 17 out of 20 points, ÖSCH NOIR is one of the culinary winners of restaurant critic Gault-Millau. Manuel Ulrich has managed to immediately achieve recognition as one of the best in the industry.

 

Feinschmecker 2020

The critics of Feinschmecker have awarded ÖSCH NOIR 3.5 out of 5 points.
As one of the leading gourmet magazines in Germany, Feinschmecker provides information on attractive destinations and new trends throughout the world.

 

Gusto 2020

With 8.5 out of 10 “pans”, Manuel Ulrich is cooking his way to the top of the Gusto ranking of best restaurants – with ÖSCH NOIR achieving the highest ranking among new entrants!

 

Falstaff 2020

The jury awarded ÖSCH NOIR 94 out of 100 points for its culinary highlights. Austrian wine and gourmet magazine Falstaff is the oldest and highest-circulation wine magazine in Austria.  

 

SCHLEMMER ATLAS, 50 BEST CHEFS OF 2020


Manuel Ulrich has joined Germany’s culinary elite, having been recognised by Schlemmer Atlas as one of the 50 best chefs on 29 September 2020.

 

German Wine List Award 2020

Michael Häni of ÖSCH NOIR was awarded 5 points in the Gourmet & Stars category. The “Swiss Wine List” competition is a project sponsored by European wine magazine VINUM. The judges place particular emphasis on creativity and diversity in the selection of wines by the competitors. They also judge balance in terms of origin and quality, fair price determination for the guest and the graphic and visual design of the wine list.

 

3 LILIES/17 POINTS IN THE RELAX GUIDE 2021

In the coveted ranking of the Relax Guide, Der Öschberghof reached sixth place among the best wellness hotels in Germany.
In the RELAX Guide, a maximum of 4 lilies identify the best hotels in the categories of wellness, spa, health and beauty. Recognition with at least 1 lily for hotels with more than 12 points indicates the hotel’s above-average performance and is the industry’s seal of quality.

 

WELLNESS STARS 2020/2021

 

The Öschberghof achieved 94 out of 100% in an audited mystery check by TÜV Rheinland. The award is valid until 31 December 2021.
Since 2004, the Wellness Stars Germany award has been the epitome of independently tested quality and safety in the wellness sector.

 

WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARD WINNER 2019

To honour the very best among luxury spa providers, the World Luxury Spa Awards were launched in 2010. These awards offer international recognition and are equally chosen by guests, travellers and industry players. Over a period of four weeks, more than 250,000 international travellers choose the winners each year.

INTERNATIONAL GOLFSTARS CLASSIFICATION – 5 STARS

 

Since 2019, Golf and Country Club Öschberghof has been a certified golf course of the International Golfstars Classification, a recognition created by Germany’s Federal Association of Golf Courses in 2005. Today, the golf stars shine on more than 100 golf courses in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic. The International Golfstars Classification stands for transparency and quality that is guaranteed by regular mystery checks.

 

“GOLF & NATURE” – SILVER SEAL

 

     

Golf and Country Club Öschberghof was awarded the silver seal by the German Golf Association in 2017. Within the voluntary framework of Golf & Nature’s proactive environmental management guidelines, golf courses are checked and certified for quality and environmental aspects.

 

EXCELLENT TRAINING

 

“Excellent Training” is a Dekra-audited quality seal created by the German Hotel Directors Association (HDA) in 2013. For those seeking training, it serves as a helpful guide to find the right training company for them and also gives parents of up-and-coming hospitality professionals the security of knowing that their children are in good hands. “The quality seal stands for outstanding training opportunities with diverse and multifaceted further training options,” says Alexander Aisenbrey, Managing Director of Der Öschberghof and former Chair of the HDA. To be awarded the certificate, businesses must subject themselves to strict evaluation criteria every two years. After being recognised for the first time in 2013, Der Öschberghof once again achieved great results in 2017 with 91 out of 100 points.

 

Top Employer 2019

 

         

As one of the pioneers among employer seals of quality, the “Job” quality seal for exemplary human resources work in small and medium-sized enterprises has been awarded since 2002.

Der Öschberghof met the demanding evaluation criteria and was one of only four companies from the hotel and catering industry to receive an award in 2015 and again in 2019.