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Announcement

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27th, 2014 by Jeff

Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving painting

Gästehaus Schmidt is closed today.  You can still make reservations online.  We will not be able to process your confirmations and maps until Friday.  We will not be answering our phones.  We will not be answering our On Call phone.

If you are arriving today, please check your “Holiday and Late Arrival Key Arrangements” on the map we sent you.  Your key will be at its pickup location at 3 pm.

If you are having problems with your accommodation, please contact the manager or owner of the property.  Their number is on the map that we sent you.

If you are departing today, and you need to return keys to our office, please drop them in the mail slot in our front door.  Please drive carefully.  We’d like to see you again next year.

Have a wonderful holiday.

We will re-open tomorrow at 9 am.

Forget Someone’s Birthday? Get Them a Gastehaus Schmidt Gift Certificate!

November 26th, 2014 by Jeff

It’s never too late to give someone a belated birthday gift. Gästehaus Schmidt has the perfect gift for the people in your life: a Gift Certificate to their favorite guesthouse or bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas or the Texas Hill Country!

Our Gift Certificates are valid for two years, giving your friends plenty of time to find the perfect occasion to visit.

It’s not too late! Call us at 866-427-8374 and get your Gift Certificate now!

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: “Appetizers with Terry Thompson Anderson” – November 28-29

November 25th, 2014 by Jeff

URBANherbal_logo 1“Appetizers with Terry Thompson Anderson”.  Noon.  $25 per person.   Featuring recipes from Terry’s new cookbook.

Contact URBANherbal to custom design your private class/party for a couple’s retreat, for your group or organization, bridal or baby shower. Our preset classes are small and intimate maximum of 10 participants. Cancellations must be made 72 hours before class date in order to obtain a refund. See our website for more details.

Reserve you seat now!! wvarney@urbanherbal.com or 830-456-9667

Restaurants open Thanksgiving Day

November 24th, 2014 by Jeff

In case you missed it, here’s a link to a list of restaurants open Thanksgiving Day.

Llano Street Bakery and Deli is taking orders for the holiday. You can get Cookies, Bread, rolls, party platters, and pies. Call them at 830-307-3208

The Peddler Show: Fredericksburg November Show

November 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

The Peddler Show offers shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that can’t be duplicated. Whether your style is trendy or traditional, classic or contemporary, you’re sure to find that perfect gift at The Peddler Show! Whether you’re looking for personalized designs, creative gifts or unique jewelry, the Peddler Show has it all! It’s the perfect street of shops-customized just for you! Don’t miss the shopping experience designed to be as individual and unique as you are! For more information, please visit www.peddlershow.com.

Lighting of the German Christmas Pyramid & Communty Christmas Tree – November 28

November 22nd, 2014 by Jeff

Annual holiday season event which captures the spirit and celebration of Christmas and highlights Fredericksburg’s rich German heritage in a magical way. Includes a German brass band, caroling, refreshments and, of course, the big countdown!

7 pm on Marktplatz. Free.

The Gastehaus Schmidt App Has GPS Directions to Fredericksburg Events

November 12th, 2014 by Jeff

GHSscreenshotThe Gastehaus Schmidt app has built in GPS directions to many events and locations. Need GPS directions to a winery or the Pedernales Brewing Company tasting room? Before you arrive in Fredericksburg, download our iPhone or Android app.

  • There is an “What’s Happening” tab with GPS directions to the events around town.
  • You can find GPS directions to select wineries, restaurants and shops as well.
  • Send a “Wish You Were Here” e-Post Card directly from the app to one of your friends!
  • You can also preview some of our lodging.

The app is free. Comment here, or on our Facebook page, and let us know what you think!

Get the Gastehaus Schmidt Visitors App

November 4th, 2014 by Jeff

GHSscreenshotThe Gastehaus Schmidt app has built in GPS directions to many events and locations. Need GPS directions to a winery or the Pedernales Brewing Company tasting room? Before you arrive in Fredericksburg, download our iPhone or Android app.

  • There is an “What’s Happening” tab with GPS directions to the events around town.
  • You can find GPS directions to select wineries, restaurants and shops as well.
  • Send a “Wish You Were Here” e-Post Card directly from the app to one of your friends!
  • You can also preview some of our lodging.

The app is free. Comment here, or on our Facebook page, and let us know what you think!

Dogvember Fest

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Throw us a bone! 1st Annual event to be held at the future site of the Fredericksburg Dog Park located in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Highway 16 south.  Bring the family and your leashed dogs and enjoy the festivities, donate and tour the land granted by the City of Fredericksburg!  Activities include “Yoga with Your Dog” at 9 am, “Get Fit with Fido” at 10:30 am and contests for Best Dog Tricks, Best Dog Costume and Best Dog & Owner Costume – judging begins at 11:10 am.

8:30 to 11:30 am.  All donations will support the construction of the Fredericksburg Dog Park.

Hill Country Tour of Homes – October 17-26

October 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

The Hill Country Tour of Homes provides a special look into the quality homes and land sites within the Hill Country. Dream, plan and build your future home. Hours are Friday 1:00 – 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00 – 6:00pm. Admission is $5.00. Call (830) 895-5424 for more information.