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Enjoy our uniquely beautiful location
with stunning views of the Karwendel Mountains
Enjoy our uniquely beautiful location
with stunning views of the Karwendel Mountains

Landhaus Sonnenbichl - Your hotel in Mittenwald

Our country house Sonnenbichl is located – sunny and slightly elevated – in the quietest location of Mittenwald and inspires with a fantastic view of the mighty massif of the Karwendel mountains.

Experience the absolute tranquility, accompanied by cheerful birdsong or the restrained splashing of the fountain.
Breathe the clear air fragrant with mountain flowers and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Karwendel Mountains directly from your balcony or sun terrace.
Experience the warm Bavarian hospitality in one of the most beautiful vacation domiciles in the northern Alps.
Discover our magnificent mountain world, in summer with colorful alpine meadows, picturesque lakes and rugged rock faces, in winter with fabulous snow-covered landscapes and waterfalls frozen to ice.

In our family-run hotel you can expect comfortable, newly designed rooms and apartments and personal care. The high-quality equipment and the many loving attentions together with the impressive surroundings will make your Mittenwald vacation with us an unforgettable experience.

We look forward to seeing you!

Best regards
Your family Knilling


At any time of the year you, dear guests, will find in our Hotel Sonnenbichl the best conditions for a relaxing vacation. Our optimal location – slightly elevated directly at the spa gardens – offers you a fantastic view of Mittenwald and the Karwendel mountains and at the same time close to the center. In just five minutes walk you can reach the town center with restaurants, cafes and stores, with its baroque church Sankt-Peter-und-Paul and the historic houses decorated with Lüftlmalerei.

Relax with us and unwind on the balcony or terrace with a nice book and a fragrant cup of coffee. Or recharge your batteries while walking, hiking, climbing, cycling or winter hiking and skiing.

Directly from the house start countless hiking trails in the beautiful mountain world – the best conditions for a car-free vacation. For all further distances there is the free guest and ski bus.

Ambiente vor dem Hotel

A brief history of the Sonnenbichl country house

For almost a hundred years, our family-run Haus Sonnenbichl has been offering guests a relaxing vacation in a personal atmosphere.

Almost a hundred years ago, Sepp Knilling’s maternal grandmother wanted nothing more than to build a house on Sonnenbichl, Mittenwald’s sunny hill. In 1928 she was able to fulfill her wish. In addition to the family’s living quarters, the Sonnenbichl house had six guest rooms with running water and a toilet on each floor. A few years later, Sepp Knilling senior married into the family. The new family and also the Sonnenbichl were very close to his heart. In every free minute he worked and embellished the house inside and outside, extended to the mountain and to the side and created a swimming pool and a sun terrace. But the family and the demands of the guests grew.
So in the 1970s, the major renovation was tackled, which generously extended the house to the east. In 1978 the Sonnenbichl was inaugurated and opened under the direction of Sepp Knilling junior. The next generation of the family has also been working in the house since 2020, so that the fourth generation will continue to run the Sonnenbichl.
For almost a hundred years, the house has been helping many people to beautify their vacation. If only it could tell …


Panorama summer

Panorama winter