Located on the bank of the River Elbe in the town of Geesthacht, elb-matrose offers comfortable rooms 18.6 miles from the city of Hamburg. All rooms at elb-matrose feature a desk, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and an en suite bathroom. The surrounding countryside of Schleswig-Holstein is ideal for hiking and cycling, and the hotel is situated on a trail along the river. There are several golf clubs within a 20-minute drive, and it is 1.9 miles to an outdoor swimming pool. A breakfast buffet is offered each morning, and the restaurant serves a range of regional specialities and Austrian cuisine. elb-matrose is a 10-minute drive from the A25 motorway, and free private parking is available on site at the hotel.