Hotel Matamba

THE AFRICAN JOIE DE VIVRE

In 4-Star Hotel Matamba you will leave everyday life thousands of kilometres behind you and feel the warm feeling of Africa. Children go on a happy safari through the tropical jungle garden and discover the delicious side of Africa with the whole family before you let your soul relax in the comfortable safari rooms!

SHORT HOLIDAY IN AFRICA
FROM €86.00 PER PERSON*

The sooner you book,
the more you can save!

Save up to 30 % on selected dates. Limited contingent!

*for a room occupancy of 4 persons (2 adults, 2 children)

GETAWAY AT HOTEL MATAMBA

4-STARS FOR THE HOTEL MATAMBA

For you, we collect the stars from the sky above Africa: 4-stars for culinary passion and exotic delights. For an authentic experience where young and old feel at home!

Home for adventurer

A place full of warmth and comfort

Cosy Safari Rooms

Feel the spirit of Africa in the soft four-poster bed - where, among colourful fabrics and hand-carved unique pieces, your home is in the middle of the jungle.

Suites full of esprit

Exclusive. Inspiring. Sun-kissed.

New: Lodge Suite Kongelo

The unique suite at Hotel Matamba! Only here does African lodge flair merge with special exclusivity: From access to the pool and wellness retreat as the only quest from the Hotel Matamba to your personal concierge who will guide you through your stay. For the finest memories in the warmest  colours.

Family time with comfort

Family Suites

True living dreams for young adventurers: these are the family suites at Hotel Matamba! Two comfortable oases that offer a spacious home after the adventure. With bright fabrics, dark leather and original African craftsmanship – you've never been so close to Africa!

Culinary delights of a continent

Tempting taste in the morning

Sunny specialities breakfast

Discover the most diverse corners of the African continent on your culinary tour through the morning: Ethiopian pancakes smell tempting, thinly sliced sweet potato glow sunny yellow and the spicy falafels taste like traditional herbs of a warm-hearted breakfast. And with our homemade chocolate creams and jams, we sweeten the start of your day - so that the sun of the savannah rises in your heart too!

African Barbecue & African Lodge

ON A CULINARY SAFARI

Celebrate an African Barbecue with exotic meats, spicy stews and honey-sweet desserts, celebrate an exotic dinner à la carte or end the day with a Jafari Sunrise in the heart of Africa!

Jungle experience

Hotel garden to discover

Between orange blossoms and palm splendour

The African jungle in all its multifaceted beauty - at Hotel Matamba, after only a few steps, you are right in the middle of our jungle garden of enchanting plant splendour: seductively fragrant blossoms in the colours of the sunset exude the magic of Africa! And while the children climb over the suspension bridge, the fireplace invites you to a cheerful chat in the green thicket ...

EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS FOR HOTEL GUESTS


PRIVATE ACCESS TO THE THEME PARK

Walk through the paradisiacal hotel gardens directly into Phantasialand - and experience the unique fusion of hotel and theme park.


Hotel Quick Pass

During your stay at Hotel Matamba or Ling Bao, you will receive per person and night a one-time fast access to selected attractions* - during park opening and only in combination with a valid theme park ticket.

* Chiapas – DIE Wasserbahn, Maus au Chocolat, Talocan, Winja’s Fear & Force or Colorado Adventure


BREAKFAST INCLUDED

Start the day with your breakfast favorites! Choose from crispy rolls, buttery croissants, a selection of jams, sausages, cheeses and much more.


PARKING INCLUDED

During your stay you can park in the hotel parking lot free of charge.


WIFI INCLUDED

In our hotels you can use our free WIFI hotspot in the lobby and in the rooms/cabins.

Discover the adventure Africa

Give a time out

What a gift

FANTASTIC GIFT VOUCHERS

With a Phantasialand gift voucher, you can give a special treat to special people – and with that the most valuable gift there is: unique experiences that last.

Worlds full of wonder

Experience the unique
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Mandala Spa

Enjoy an exclusive time-out of pure relaxation with soothing Far Eastern treatments.

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Hotel Charles Lindbergh

Adventure Package: Overnight stay incl. 3-courses menu, breakfast and admission to Phantasialand during your whole stay.

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Phantastic Brunches

First class delightful journey at our Asia Brunch - the admission to Phantasialand is included!

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Special price tickets from €29

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Limited continget!

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Dinner experiences

Stroll through our restaurants in the Hotel Ling Bao and Matamba for your dinner even without a visit to the park or a hotelbooking.

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Fantissima
Spring special

The show. The dinner. Your experience – get tickets from €59. Limited contingent on all dates!

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Fantissima
Sweetheart & Diamond

Your dreamlike exclusive experience at Fantissima: At your own table for two!

FAQ

Hotel Matamba and Hotel Ling Bao

RESERVATIONS & PAYMENT

 

When do we get a booking confirmation?

Reservations via telephone will be processed within 2 days. If you reserve online, an automatic confirmation will be sent to the email address provided after the booking has been completed.

 

Did my payment process work and do I get a receipt of payment?

Please note that we are unable to provide a confirmation that the payment and/or acknowledgement have been received. We monitor our reservations regularly and contact our guests as soon as any queries occur.

 

When will my credit card be charged?

Due to European data regulations your credit card data cannot be saved. Therefore, your balance will be charged to your credit card immediately.

 

What are the payment conditions?

The amount of your reservation must be paid in full up to 21 days before the date of arrival. If there are less than 21 days between your booking and the date of arrival, we ask you to transfer the total amount immediately. As a bank transfer can take 3-4 working days, please contact us at hotel[at]phantasialand.de for payments at short notice. We will be happy to send you a link for payment by credit card afterwards.

 

ARRIVAL & HOTEL STAY

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Our hotel reception is open 24 hours. Your hotel room will be available after 3.30 p.m. on the date of your arrival. Of course, you are welcome to arrive earlier. We are happy to keep your luggage in our locked luggage room until your room is ready. You will need to check out of your room until 11 a.m. on the date of your departure. Late check-out is available upon request and according to availability. For further information please ask the reception.

 

Where can I park my car as a hotel guest?

Hotel LING BAO has its own parking lot and garage directly at the hotel. Hotel MATAMBA has its parking lot across the street of the hotel entrance. Both parking lots are free of charge for hotel guests.

 

Where do I get my tickets for Phantasialand or Fantissima as a hotel guest?

If you prebooked your tickets to Phantasialand or for Fantissima you will automatically receive your tickets during your check-in at the hotel reception. Additional tickets can be purchased there as well.

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS

Are pets allowed?

Small dogs are allowed in Hotel Matamba upon request and availability. An additional fee of €15,00 per night per dog will be charged. Please ask our booking department about hotel rooms for dog owners. Hotel Ling Bao does not allow dogs. The visit of Phantasialand with a dog is permitted.

 

Do the hotels offer free WiFi?

Both hotels offer free WiFi in the lobby as well as in all rooms. You are welcome to use the network „PHL Free WiFi“.

 

What do I need to consider in the current situation?

You can find all information about your short trip here.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Hotel Ling Bao & Hotel Matamba
Phantasialand Gastronomie GmbH
Berggeiststraße 31-41
50321 Brühl

Phone number (reception): +49 (0)2232 36-600
E-Mail hotel reservations: hotel[at]phantasialand.de

 

GTC hotels

Phantasialand Hotels

(1) Scope of application

(1.1) These Terms and Conditions of Business apply for all hotel services, in particular the assignment of hotel rooms, conference and banquet halls, and other rooms. If a third party has placed an order on a customer’s behalf, they shall be liable to the hotel with the customer as the joint debtor.

(1.2) Customers are not permitted to sub-let or rent out rented rooms unless the hotel has provided written consent to a written request.

(1.3) Only these Terms and Conditions of Business are binding and recognised for the contract concluded; other terms and conditions of business, such as those issued by the customer, shall not be recognised.

 

(2) Conclusion of the contract, contract partner

(2.1) The contract partners are the hotel and the customer.

(2.2) The contract is concluded upon the hotel’s confirmation of the order with the customer (standard designation for the ordering party, organiser, guest, etc.).

 

(3) Prices, advance payments

(3.1) Prices are determined on the basis of the price list valid at the time the services are rendered and include the rate of value added tax valid at that time.

(3.2) If fixed prices are specified in the order confirmation and there is more than 4 months between the conclusion of the contract and the rendering of services, the hotel is fundamentally entitled to correct these prices up to the limit of the price list valid at the time the services are rendered. If the rate of value added tax is increased between the conclusion of the contract and the rendering of services, the hotel is also entitled to adjust the price retrospectively.

(3.3) Upon conclusion of the contract, the hotel is entitled to request appropriate advance payment from the customer and/or third party; this payment normally amounts to 100% of the services booked. If payment in advance is agreed and the customer fails to make this payment on time, the hotel is entitled to withdraw from the contract and claim any damages incurred as a result from the customer.

(3.4) Furthermore, at the start and for the duration of the customer’s stay, the hotel is entitled to request appropriate advance payment or a deposit within the meaning of the above Item 3.3. for current and future claims arising from the contract unless these have already been paid in accordance with the aforementioned Item 3.3.

 

(4) Payment for services

(4.1) The customer undertakes to pay the applicable or agreed prices for all services ordered from the hotel, all services rendered by the hotel and all services used during the duration of the stay. This applies particularly to services requested by the customer from the hotel and/or the hotel’s expenditure to third parties.

(4.2) The hotel’s invoices are due immediately upon rendering of the hotel or upon departure from the hotel. Furthermore, the hotel is entitled at any time to charge for claims accrued at any time and request immediate payment.

(4.3) If payment upon receipt of invoice has been agreed, the invoice amount is due upon issuing of the invoice and must be paid in full to the hotel within 10 days. Payment shall be deemed in default upon receipt of the first reminder. In the event of a payment default by the customer, the hotel shall be entitled to apply interest for late payment in the amount of 4% above the base interest rate for current accounts at the principal bank from the 10th day after the invoice was issued.

(4.4) Furthermore, a reminder fee of EUR 6.00 shall be due for each reminder issued after the 10th day from the invoice being issued.

(4.5) The customer is only able to off-set or reduce claims by the hotel against undisputed or legally valid claims.

(4.6) The customer agrees that their invoice can also be sent electronically.

 

(5) Withdrawal by the customer (cancellation)/failure to use the agreed services (no-show)

(5.1) The customer is only able to withdraw from the contract concluded with the hotel if a right to withdraw has been expressly agreed in the contract, a statutory right to withdraw applies or if the hotel expressly agrees to a cancellation of the contract.

(5.2) If the hotel and customer have agreed on a deadline for free withdrawal from the contract, the customer is able to withdraw from the contract up to this date without triggering any rights of the hotel to payment claims or claims for damages.

(5.3) If a right to withdraw has not been agreed or has already expired, if no statutory rights to withdraw from or terminate the contract apply, and if the hotel does not agree to a cancellation of the contract, the hotel reserves the right to claim the agreed remuneration even though the agreed services were not used.

(5.4) For booked services and rooms rented out under the hotel agreement, remuneration is also due if the booking is later cancelled by the customer or the customer is a no-show (Section 552 of the German Civil Code). The hotel’s saved expenditure amounts to 20% of the room price for an overnight stay with breakfast, 40% of the service price for all food and drinks ordered, and 20% of the service price for hotel package deals including entry to the park. If a minimum spend has been agreed and is not reached, the hotel shall be entitled to request up to 60% of the difference in the amounts as lost profits insofar as the customer is unable to provide evidence of the lost profits being lower than this sum or the hotel is unable to provide evidence of the lost profits being higher.

 

(6) Withdrawal by the hotel

(6.1) Insofar as it has been agreed that the customer is able to withdraw from the contract free-of-charge within a certain deadline, the hotel shall also be entitled to withdraw from the contract within this period if it has received requests for contractually booked rooms from other customers and the customer does not waive their right of withdrawal at the hotel’s request submitted with an appropriate deadline. This applies accordingly if an option is granted, other room requests have been submitted and the customer is not willing to make a fixed booking at the hotel’s request submitted with an appropriate deadline.

(6.2) In the event of a failure to pay an advance payment or deposit agreed or requested in accordance with Item 3.3 and/or Item 3.4 even after an appropriate deadline set by the hotel has elapsed, the hotel shall also be entitled to withdraw from the contract.

(6.3) Furthermore, the hotel is entitled to withdraw from the contract without notice on objectively justified grounds, in particular if

  • the contract cannot be fulfilled due to an act of force majeure (fire, strike, or similar) or any other impediment to the rendering of the services either in full or in part for which the hotel is not responsible.
  • The hotel reserves the right to withdraw from the contract without the customer being entitled to claim for damages.
  • rooms or services are culpably booked under misleading or false information or key facts are withheld, e.g. regarding the customer or purpose; essential factors here can the identity of the customer, their ability to stay or the purpose of their stay
  • the hotel has justified grounds to assume that use of the hotel services may pose a threat to the hotel’s smooth business operations, its safety and security, or its public perception. In the case of group bookings, this applies in particular to cases where only one member of the group provides grounds for such assumption.
  • the purpose or reason for the stay is illegal
  • there is a breach of Item 1.2 above

(6.4) A justified withdraw from the contract by the hotel does not entitle the customer to claim any damages.

 

(7) Provision, handover and return; rendering of services

(7.1) The hotel provides the rented rooms at the exact time agreed in the contract and/or at the time of the event. In the case of hotel rooms in particular, the customer is not entitled to a particular room being made available, merely a room in line with the category booked.

(7.2) Within the scope of the rendering of services, hotel rooms are not available until 3:30 p.m. on the day of arrival. The customer is not entitled to the room being made available earlier than this.

(7.3) On the agreed day of departure, the rooms must be cleared and made available to the hotel no later than 11:00 a.m. If the customer fails to meet their obligation to vacate the room by 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure, the hotel is entitled to request remuneration up to the full rate for the room for any use after this without any further prompting of the customer. If the hotel accrues any other damages due to the late evacuation of the room on the day of departure, the customer shall undertake to provide compensation for this amount. This does not provide the customer with grounds for contractual claims. They are free to provide evidence that the hotel is not entitled to any or the full rate of remuneration for use.

(7.4) If the customer fails to arrive by 6:00 p.m. on the day of arrival, they shall undertake to inform the hotel of their later arrival in good time; failure to do so will entitle the hotel to withdraw from the contract if it receives a request from another customer and allocate the room elsewhere without the customer being entitled to accommodation. The obligation to provide proof of notification in the event of a late arrival lies with the customer.

(7.5) For catering services (food & drinks) booked by the customer, the customer must inform the hotel of the number of participants no later than 2 working days before the date on which the services are to be rendered. If there are fewer participants than agreed, the customer must pay at least for the number of people agreed. If there are more participants than reported, the customer shall be billed for the actual number of participants.

(7.6) The customer undertakes to advise the hotel without delay – but no later than upon conclusion of the contract – and without prompting if the services and/or event are likely to attract public interest or have an adverse effect on the hotel’s concerns, be it due to the political, religious or other nature. Newspaper adverts, other advertising material and publications that contain references to the hotel and/or invitations to interviews or sales events, for example, require written approval from the hotel management.

(7.7) Dogs are not permitted in the hotel restaurants or in the Hotel Ling Bao or Hotel Charles Lindbergh. Certified support dogs for people with disabilities are welcomed at Hotel Matamba (following prior registration) and at all hotel restaurants. Please note that a copy of the support dog certificate will be needed.

Visitors to Hotel Charles Lindbergh must be aged 8 and up; visitors are only permitted to stay in the hotel if they have booked an experience package in advance. Hotel Charles Lindbergh is not suitable for wheelchair users.

 

(8) Liability of the hotel

(8.1) The hotel is liable for applying the due care and diligence of prudent business practice. Should any disruptions or shortcomings arise in the services rendered, the customer must issue a complaint without delay and provide the hotel with an opportunity to remedy the issue. Notwithstanding Item 6 and Sections 701 et. seqq. of the German Civil Code, the hotel shall be liable in the case of intent or gross negligence by the hotel’s legal representative or managers. The limitation period for all claims by the customer against the hotel is 6 months calculated from the end of the contract. This limitation of liability and short limitation period apply to the hotel’s benefit even if obligations are breached prior to the contract being concluded and in the case of a positive violation of contractual duty or unlawful acts.

(8.2) For items brought into the hotel, the hotel is liable to the customer in accordance with the statutory provisions. The hotel recommends using the hotel or room safe.

(8.3) Insofar as the customer is provided with a parking space in the hotel garage or car park – including for a fee – this does not constitute a contract of safe custody. The hotel is not obligated to monitor the space. In the event of the disappearance of or damage to vehicles parked or moved on hotel property and their contents, the hotel shall only be liable in accordance with the above Item 8. Sentences 1 to 3. The hotel shall only be liable for direct damage to the vehicle caused by a defect in the space that already existed when the parking space was assigned. Any damage of this type must be claimed without delay but no later than departure from the hotel property.

(8.4) The hotel attempts to perform wake-up services with the due care and diligence of prudent business practice. Any messages, letters or goods sent to the customers shall also be handled with this level of care.

(8.5) The hotel stores any items left behind by the customer for a period of 6 months. After this period, these items shall become the property of the hotel. They are returned to the customer only at their request and at their own risk and cost. Any liability of the hotel arising from Items 8.1–8.4 shall be excluded.

 

(9) Final provisions

(9.1) The place of performance and payment for both parties is the location of the hotel. For commercial matters, including disputes concerning bills of exchange and cheques, the place of jurisdiction is the location of the hotel.

(9.2) German law applies.

(9.3) Any agreements deviating from these terms and conditions and any ancillary agreements must be concluded in writing. Should any individual provisions in the contract – including these Terms and Conditions of Business – be or become ineffective, this shall not affect the effectiveness of the remaining provisions. The parties shall replace without delay the ineffective provisions with effective provisions that best reflect the purpose of the ineffective provisions.

 

GTC theme park

Phantasialand theme park

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

AS AT OCTOBER 2023

 

When purchasing park tickets, merchandise or gift vouchers, the Customer accepts the following General Terms and Conditions of PHANTASIALAND Schmidt-Löffelhardt GmbH & Co. KG (hereinafter “Provider”). The General Terms and Conditions apply regardless of whether you are a consumer, entrepreneur or merchant.

 

1. Offers made on the website or telephone are non-binding. When an order is placed online over the Provider’s website or over the phone using the Provider’s telephone hotline, the contract shall become binding, including the Customer’s payment obligation. The contract is deemed to be concluded as soon as the order button is pressed or when the phone operator informs the Customer that a binding order has been placed. A subsequent order confirmation serves only to document that the contract has been concluded.

 

2. The Provider is entitled to withdraw from the contract if the quantity of entry tickets or gift vouchers available has expired. It undertakes to inform the Customer of this within 5 days. If the Customer has completed their payment within this period, the Provider undertakes to reimburse this amount without delay.

 

3. If the Provider’s supplier fails to deliver the ordered products to the Provider despite its contractual obligations, the Provider is likewise entitled to withdraw from the contract. In this case, the Provider shall inform the Customer without delay that the ordered products are not available. The purchase price already paid shall be reimbursed without delay.

 

4. The Customer is entitled to withdraw from the contract in written form or by sending back the products within two weeks. If the Customer has decided to withdraw from the contract, they shall be liable for the costs for returning the products. If you cancel this contract, we shall reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (with the exception of the supplementary costs resulting from your choice of a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us). For this repayment, we will use the same means of payment that you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you; in no case will you be charged any fees for this repayment. If you have requested that the service should commence during the cancellation period, you must pay us a reasonable amount corresponding to the proportion of the services already provided by the time you inform us of the exercise of the right of cancellation with regard to this contract compared to the total scope of the services provided for in the contract.

 

5. The Provider is not obliged to accept returned entry tickets or gift vouchers. For services in the field of leisure activities with a specific date or period of performance – particularly for the sale of tickets to theme parks and events – the right of return or withdrawal does not exist in the case of distance contracts in accordance with Article 312g II sentence 1 no. 9 of the German Civil Code (BGB – Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch). Every order becomes binding when the relevant contract comes into effect and requires the Customer to complete the payment.

 

6. However, the Provider will accept returned entry tickets and reimburse purchase prices if the event has been cancelled by the Provider. The purchase price will normally be returned and reimbursed no more than two weeks after the date of the event. When entry tickets are purchased over the website or the Provider’s telephone hotline, the purchased tickets must be returned by post to the following address if the Provider has agreed to accept them: PHANTASIALAND Schmidt-Löffelhardt GmbH & Co. KG, Ticketing, Berggeiststrasse 31-41, 50321 Brühl.

 

7. Products can only be returned if they have not been used. The Provider is able to withhold any reductions in value caused by the use of any products ordered.

 

8. Unless agreed otherwise, products are delivered from the warehouse to the delivery address specified by the Customer. Upon handover of the products to the transport company commissioned by the Provider, the risk is transferred to the Customer. Any information regarding delivery deadlines is non-binding unless a binding delivery date is specified in exceptional circumstances.

 

9. The purchase price is due as soon as the order is place. Delivery will not take place until the payment amount has been credited to the Provider’s account. Tickets that are issued electronically and printed by the Customer shall not be valid until full payment has been received.

 

10. The Provider is not obliged to replace any entry tickets or gift vouchers that are lost by the holder or that otherwise go missing while the holder is responsible for them.

 

11. Any delivered entry tickets, products or gift vouchers shall remain the Provider’s property until all outstanding claims against the Customer have been settled. If the Customer fails to pay, the Provider may demand that entry tickets, products or gift vouchers are returned or may block the use of entry tickets or gift vouchers. If entry tickets or gift vouchers that have not been paid for are blocked, reimbursement shall be excluded for expenses incurred by the ticket or voucher holder for ignoring the payment reminder.

 

12. Multiple print-outs of an entry ticket or gift voucher or any other duplicates created for the purpose of misuse are prohibited. The specific barcode / QR-Code on the entry ticket or gift voucher is validated the first time it is scanned when visiting the event.

 

13. The Customer must check any entry tickets or gift vouchers immediately upon delivery to make sure they are correct and match the order (particularly the quantity, event name, date or period of validity, category, ticket price or voucher value). These and other obvious deviations or defects must be reported to the Provider in writing without delay but no later than 10 days after receipt of the tickets or vouchers in order to give the Provider the chance to correct the problem. For short-notice orders completed less than ten days before the event or validity period in question, the written complaint must be submitted without delay, but no later than two days following receipt of the entry tickets and must have been received by the Supplier by 12 p.m. on the last day before the event or start or the validity period at the latest to give the Provider the chance to correct the problem.

 

14. When purchasing products, the Customer must report obvious defects to the Provider in writing within 4 weeks of receiving the products; failure to adhere to this deadline will exclude any warranty rights. The receipt of the complaint by the Provider is decisive when checking compliance with the deadline.

 

15. The Provider is entitled to reject any complaints received after this deadline.

 

16. If the purchased product contains any defects, the Customer can decide whether to have the defect rectified or replaced by a fault-free product.

 

17. The Provider must be given a suitable deadline to rectify the defect/replace the product. The Provider is entitled to reject the option selected by the Customer if it will incur disproportionate costs and the Customer deems the other option to be reasonable.

 

18. If the Provider is unwilling or unable to rectify or replace the product due to the disproportionate scale of work required, if the Provider delays this process beyond a suitable deadline for reasons for which the Provider is responsible, or if the rectification/replacement process fails for any other reason, the Customer is entitled to withdraw from the contract, request a reduction in the purchase price or claim damages.

 

19. The Customer is not entitled to withdraw from the contract in the case of minor defects.

 

20. In the event of defects caused during the transportation of entry tickets, products or gift vouchers, the Customer must return the product in its original packaging to the Provider with as accurate a description of the problem as possible and a copy of their invoice. The original packaging may not be used to return the product.

 

21. The warranty period for products is two years following delivery of the product. This does not apply if the Customer has failed to report obvious defects to the Provider in good time.

 

22. The Provider is entitled to process all data related to the business relationship with the Customer in accordance with the German Data Protection Act.

By purchasing a ticket or booking a Phantasialand service such as hotel accommodation, organising an event, visiting a restaurant, etc., the customer consents to receiving information about Phantasialand products.

If this is not desired, a simple message to info@phantasialand.de is sufficient to delete this entry.

Personal data belonging to the Customer, the holder of the entry ticket, or the gift voucher holder will be collected, processed and used in an automatic process to the extent required to execute the contract and business relationship and in accordance with data protection law. If payment methods are applied, the Provider is entitled to disclose the payment data to third parties in order to complete the payment process. Any other data collected will be used exclusively for internal statistical purposes. Analyses are performed only using data that has been rendered anonymous.

The Customer instructs their bank (named by specifying the bank's sort code), credit card company or payment provider to notify the Provider or a third party commissioned by the Provider of the Customer’s name and address upon request in the event of a failed or rejected direct debit so that the Provider is able to assert its claim against the Customer.

 

23. The Customer is not permitted to resell any entry tickets or gift vouchers (original tickets or entry tickets or gift vouchers printed by the Customer) for a price that exceeds the price indicated on the product. Commercial resale activities are prohibited. Violation of these conditions shall lead to the loss of access to the park as acquired through the entry ticket or gift voucher without compensation. Entry tickets and gift vouchers shall be rendered void.

 

24. Upon placing an order, the Customer accepts Phantasialand’s Terms and Conditions of Entry and Use.

 

25. Upon procuring an entry ticket, the Customer acquires the right to access Phantasialand or the specific event once on each day in accordance with the entry day or validity period printed on the ticket.

The Customer is therefore entitled to use all services offered to all visitors to Phantasialand or the specific event on the day in question.

 

26. If the Customer fails to use the service during the validity period of the entry ticket or gift voucher, they shall not be entitled to any reimbursement of the purchase price or access to the park/event on another day.

 

27. Upon entering the park, the Customer shall not be entitled to the full, uninterrupted operation of all park attractions. Disruptions to operations, maintenance work or the closure of individual attractions for an entire day are not deemed to be deficits.

The Customer is not entitled to damages in any of these cases. This does not apply to claims to damages resulting from the contractual use of attractions by park visitors.

 

28. In the case of events and performances, the Provider reserves the right to change the programme and cast in a way that is reasonable to the Customer, under consideration of the Provider’s interests. For instance, changes caused by illnesses or absences in artistic performances, in particular, cannot always be avoided. They must be accepted if the general nature and scope of the announced event remains in tact overall.

Unless specified otherwise below, all other claims by the Customers are excluded regardless of their legal grounds.

 

29. The Provider is not liable for damages that do not affect the delivery product itself; in particular, the Provider is not liable for any loss of profits or other financial losses incurred by the Customer.

 

30. Insofar as the Provider has only committed a minor infringement of its contractual duties, liability in the case of gross negligence and the violation of material contractual duties caused by ordinary negligence shall be limited to direct average damages typical for the contract. In the event of a slightly negligent breach of immaterial contractual duties, the liability of the Provider shall be excluded.

Insofar as liability on the part of the Provider is excluded or limited, this shall also apply for the personal liability of staff, representatives and vicarious agents.

The Provider is not liable for disruptions caused by circumstances beyond its control. In particular, the Provider is not liable for any disruptions caused by the failure or interruption of the telecommunications network or power supply. The Provider is not liable for the correctness of any data provided online nor is it liable for the fault-free operation of its online presence.

The aforementioned limitation of liability does not apply in cases of statutory liability, e.g. in accordance with product liability law, in cases of intention, gross negligence and infringement of material contractual duties.

 

31. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. If you have placed the order as a consumer and have your habitual residence in another country at the time of your order, the application of mandatory legal provisions of this country shall remain unaffected by the choice of law made in sentence 1.

 

32. For contracts with commercial entities, Brühl is defined as the place of performance and jurisdiction; in all other cases, the provisions of the German Civil Code apply. German law applies in all cases. The place of performance is Brühl.

In all other respects, the applicable statutory provisions shall apply to local and international jurisdiction.

 

33. The EU Commission has created an internet platform for the online settlement of disputes. The platform serves as a contact point for the out-of-court settlement of disputes concerning contractual obligations arising from online sales contracts. Further information is available at the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/main/. We are neither willing nor obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.

 

34. Should one of the provisions in these Terms and Conditions or any other agreements be or become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

 

Entry terms

Version dated: april 2024

 

Excerpt from Phantasialand House Rules


1. Upon buying ticket(s) or entry into PHANTASIALAND, the visitor acknowledges the following terms and conditions of entry and use as binding.

 

2. The entry ticket entitles the visitor to enter PHANTASIALAND during the opening times (see the opening hours calendar at our website for precise information on opening days). The opening hours for the day of entry are displayed at the entrance. The entry ticket shall become invalid when the visitor leaves the premises. Should PHANTASIALAND close early, for example during the off-peak season or on account of weather conditions, the visitor shall not be entitled to a full or partial refund of the entry price.

 

3. The visitor is required to present his/her entry ticket to supervisory staff at their request. Anyone found not to be in possession of a valid entry ticket shall be required to pay a flat rate of €100 in compensation for all entitlements bestowed by the ticket. There is an express possibility of criminal prosecution resulting from unlawful entry under section 123 of the German Criminal Code (Strafgesetzbuch or StGB) and resulting from entrance obtained by deceit under section 265a of the StGB. Every visitor is required to wear full clothing and shoes during his/her visit in the park.

 

4. Children under the age of 12 may only be admitted when accompanied by an adult. All escorts and parents are liable for their children. For visits by groups of children, one person must be appointed as responsible. The accompanying adult is responsible for supervising the children and, in particular, for ensuring their safety and protecting them from injury.

 

5. The individual attractions at PHANTASIALAND are available for the visitor to use freely within the scope of their intended purpose. Visitors are prohibited from trespassing in areas of the attractions not intended for use and from leaving the marked paths. Dogs must be kept on a lead on the park premises and are not permitted in the shows and attractions. Any additional fees required for a particular attraction are listed separately at the entrance to the attraction. The visitor shall not be entitled to a full or partial refund of the entry price in the event of the temporary closure of attractions and/or closure of individual attractions for technical reasons.

 

6. All attractions are used at the visitor's own risk. The visitor is responsible for looking out for his/her own safety, in particular by using the safety equipment in place, exercising the necessary care at entrances and exits, observing signs providing information and instructions, and following any orders issued by supervisory staff.

Pregnant women shall refrain from using the rides for their own safety and for the safety of their unborn child.

Upon entry into PHANTASIALAND, the visitor consents to showing Phantasialand staff the contents of any bags, backpacks and other containers that he/she wishes to bring onto the park premises. For safety reasons, the visitor is prohibited from bringing any glass bottles and other potentially dangerous items onto the premises. The visitor is not permitted to use any radios, record players, tape recorders, or musical instruments he/she brings onto the premises.

In addition, we will perform controls of persons when the occasion arises. These controls are intended to maximize your safety. In order to ensure a smooth examination we ask for your understanding and assistance. More information

 

7. Dogs are welcome at PHANTASIALAND under the following conditions: All dogs must be kept on the lead in the park in accordance with the NRW Regional Dogs Act. Owners must carry bags for the disposal of dog excrement. Dogs are not allowed in restaurants and shows, with the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs. Assistance dogs must be clearly marked as such, and appropriate certification must be carried at all times. They are permitted in shows and restaurants but must be supervised at all times. Dangerous dogs in accordance with the NRW Regional Dogs Act are not permitted in the park. Dangerous dogs include American Staffordshire Terriers, Bull Terriers, Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers and cross-breeds among these and other dogs. Other pets are not permitted in the park.

 

8. Weather conditions may result in a risk of slipping on park premises (rain, hail, natural snow, etc.). This applies for artificial snow or snow used in the park for decorative purposes during the winter season, particularly in areas containing winter and snow-based attractions. The visitor is therefore advised to exercise the necessary care and attention throughout the entire park, for example by observing areas closed off by ropes, fences, trees, etc., wearing non-slip shoes, refraining from walking quickly and running, and using the hand rails in place. The visitor is not permitted to enter Lake Mondsee in the Fantasy area and any other areas of water within the park, whether frozen or unfrozen. In the event of damage resulting from failure to observe one of the points listed above, contributory negligence up to 100% may be allocated to the visitor.

 

9. Filming and photography for commercial purposes requires approval from the managing directors. Devices with a flash and private filming are prohibited during shows. If the visitor does not wish to be captured in any filming or photography taking place in PHANTASIALAND, we recommend avoiding the area where filming/photography is taking place and, in cases of uncertainty, informing the responsible Phantasialand staff or the film/photography team. Otherwise, we shall assume that the film or photographs can be used in public.

 

10. Filming and photography: filming with mobile phones or other cameras is prohibited during the ride on all large attractions and fast revolving rides. GoPros attached to the head, selfie sticks and cameras attached to the wrist are also prohibited. Loose items must always be stowed safely and muss not be carried in the visitor's hand.

By using attractions, PHANTASIALAND is given the right to produce, save and display on screens, as well as sell pictures which have been taken of the passengers during rides without any further compensation.

 

11. Liability for any damages sustained in PHANTASIALAND shall be excluded. Liability for intentional acts shall remain unaffected. All complaints must be submitted to management before leaving the park premises; any subsequent claims shall be excluded.

 

12. Liability for the loss, theft, etc., of items that do not belong to PHANTASIALAND shall be excluded.

 

13. Children over the age of 12 are not permitted to use children's play areas; these areas are used at the visitor's own risk.

 

14. To secure visitors under age, PHANTASIALAND does not sell alcohol to persons younger than 18 years.

 

15. To secure all visitors, consume of cannabis and products related to cannabis are prohibited.

 

16. The visitor may be removed from PHANTASIALAND without any entitlement to a refund of the entry price if he/she harasses other visitors, enters and uses the attractions contrary to their intended purpose, fails to follow orders issued by supervisory staff or signs, or disrupts park operations in any other way. Supervisory staff are entitled to exercise all rights granted under the House Rules.

 

17. The visitor shall be required to replace all damages caused intentionally and, in particular, all damages caused in connection with any conduct described under Item 11. Accompanying adults shall be responsible for any damages caused by children.

 

18. PHANTASIALAND Brühl records the regional identification code on the number plates of all arriving vehicles. It does not store the individual number plates for individual vehicles belonging to its visitors. The camera's signal is rendered anonymous by the local storage device and then immediately deleted.

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