Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany is expanding their reopening, but please be advised of who is authorized to stay. Guests stationed outside of Germany, within Europe, can begin to stay 6 July, but this expanded authorization does NOT include travelers from the United States at this time.**
Edelweiss ~ ” The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, is now accepting reservations from eligible service members and other authorized guests stationed within Europe. Guests stationed outside of Germany can begin to stay at the Resort starting 6 July. Edelweiss Lodge and Resort has been open since June 15th, initially, opening only for those stationed in Germany and with 50% maximum occupancy.
This expanded authorization does not include travelers arriving direct from the United States at this time. Resort operators plan to expand eligibility to all authorized guests as soon as conditions related to COVID-19 permit. The priority is reopening with health and safety at the center of operations, said officials with the Armed Forces Recreation Center Resorts, which operates the facility. Edelweiss Resort is required to follow host nation and military guidelines and will continue to monitor the situation for potential changes.
Edelweiss Lodge & Resort, Germany | Photo courtesy of Michael McCoy.
Upon reopening, some of the normal amenities and vacation services will be limited. Glass partitions have been installed at the front desk and key locations. Hand-sanitizer stations have been installed at all entrances and restaurants. Appropriate protective equipment has been provided to employees, and the staff have been trained on the new standards and expectations related to hygiene, cleanliness, social distancing and safety. Limited housekeeping services will be available on a daily basis.
Guests will be asked to bring their own masks for use in common areas and observe physical distancing guidelines. Officials also recommend that guests make purchases with a credit card or charge to their room to reduce cash transactions.” ~ Edelweiss
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**Please note: Due to the impact of COVID-19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.