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Crystal Brook Resort & Mountain Brauhaus
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Round Top
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our second time to visit the Brauhaus, We had a great lunch, Knockwurst with some super German beer.
The atmosphere was pleasant, fire going in the beautiful old stone fireplace, the
waitress was dressed in authentic German clothes . Music was a man playing the
accordion, nice German tunes








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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went to the Brauhaus Festival in July. The entertainment was lots of fun. German music and dancing with lots of beer and good food. I didn't stay in the hotel but the bar is amazing, makes you feel like you were in Germany. Can't wait to come back again for next year's festival

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Chris K
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Joseph H, Owner at Crystal Brook Resort & Mountain Brauhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Glad you had a great time, we take pride in trying to make everyone's experience enjoyable

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We've been there 5 times and will keep coming back . We were just at there 2 weekend festival and are coming back for next weekend . Awesome place and such a nice family . The food is great as is the live music. Wish we would have found this place years ago. Clean reasonable rooms with AC and TV , swimming pool and Jacuzzi and such a friendly accommodating staff .

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival, we were so excited to see all the events going on in the music in the background. The children had such an amazing time they didn't want to leave the food was well priced and very delicious that's if we could get the kids out of the pool wonderful and friendly staff truly a gem in the mountain, comfortable and quiet accommodations,can't wait to go again next weekend!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Had planned to stay for two nights at this resort since they were having a 2-day German festival. When we arrived we were taken care of by the owner, a woman who was not friendly at all and who didn't even make eye contact with us. When I asked if she took American Express, her curt answer was "only if I have to". She was definitely a tough type of a person - not at all welcoming. We were given the key and drove the block to our room. The front door of the room faced the exhaust fan of their restaurant and we were going to have to smell the exhaust and look at their soiled mops hanging to dry for two days. Right next to our room were 12 porta-potties they had set up for their festival and the room was 20 feet from the main stage of their festival (she had told us that music would be going to about 1:30am in the morning but no mention that we'd be 20 feet from it). We were already turned off by all of this but when we entered the room we were literally shocked. Filthy, dingy, super old 1960's furniture that was all scratched and chipped, some with giant hunks of wood missing. (The owner later said to me "Sorry you don't appreciate antiques") which left me speechless and laughing. The chairs were soiled, the carpets were filthy and very soiled, even the window A/C was 50 years old. It was disgusting, so we immediately went to the desk and asked if she had anything else. She answered that she did have, but also said, ""you won't like it, since the room I gave you was actually one of our better and newer rooms. That was enough for me and we did received a full refund. I will never go back to stay at this place although they do have a separate restaurant/beer house down the road that is actually very good. Of course we now had no place to stay so we went to the Winterclove Inn right down the road and we got very nice accommodations at a fair price. I'm writing this from the beautiful front porch of the Winterclove and can already highly recommend it. As far as the Crystal Brook resort, however. don't waste a nickel of your money.

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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Joseph H, Owner at Crystal Brook Resort & Mountain Brauhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

I am very sorry you had a bad experience, I will talk to my mother and address the issues, thank you for the feedback. The experience you describe is unlike one any of our other guests have had and I will ensure it is addressed promptly

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Address: 430 Winter Clove Rd, Round Top, NY 12473-5025
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Round Top
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Round Top
Price Range: HK$1,297 - HK$4,494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Crystal Brook Resort & Mountain Brauhaus 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Since 1960, The Crystal Brook Resort and Mountain Brauhaus has been a family-owned and operated resort. Remaining a favorite destination for generations of families and friends. The German-American cuisine is of the highest quality to satisfy the most discriminating palate. Come take in the beautiful scenic soundings on a relaxing family vacation. ... more   less 
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