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Preserved history of Germany: long-standing and ancient hotels

Gelsenkirchen Germany is a country with a huge number of architectural monuments. The Germans are very sensitive to the historical heritage, so they preserve and restore old castles and buildings. Travelers who prefer the modern comfort to the spirit of the times, will like the castle hotels, for example, the Castle Hotel in Colmberg. The fortress was built in the 13th century. Since then, its interiors and appearance have not changed. However, there are surprises in rooms - for example, a bathroom with jacuzzi. Another historic hotel is located in Bavaria, in the town of Rothenburg. Just one night at the Romantik Markusturm, and the traveler will feel the medieval spirit of Germany. Another ancient outstanding hotel is located in Cologne. It occupies a water tower with a 140-year history. You can admire a breathtaking view of the city from its viewing platforms.
Photo of Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel, Baden-Baden Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel, Baden-Baden An upscale hotel Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel situated in a lush private park occupies a spectacular building with centuries of history. In memory of past years’ traditions, rooms are decorated with elegant dark wood furnishings and fabrics of cream shades. Public areas feature elegant leather sofas and armchairs. The garden surrounding the hotel has ancient fountains with stone sculptures. In warmer months, guests can enjoy a large outdoor pool with thermal water.
Hotel Baden, Bonn A spectacular historic building houses comfortable Hotel Baden located in Castell district. Unique antique furniture was also used for decorating its rooms and public areas; all the rooms have chic wooden beds with carved headboards, miniature wooden bedside tables and armchairs upholstered with beautiful fabrics. Paintings depicting outstanding attractions and landscapes of Bonn allow guests to plunge into the culture of the past centuries. They are also invited to Altes Bonn restaurant to get acquainted with the gastronomic traditions of the region.
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Photo of Hotel zum Kuhhirten, Bremen Hotel zum Kuhhirten, Bremen Travellers, who want to stay away from lively central streets of Bremen, will surely enjoy their vacation at family hotel Hotel zum Kuhhirten . The hotel is located in a charming two-storey building with tiled roof. The hotel has managed to keep its original look and some elements of décor during an extensive restoration. All rooms feature posh hardwood floors and interesting wooden décor on the ceiling. Light walls, broad arched passages, medieval style chandeliers and wooden furniture – simply everything at this hotel reminds of the past epochs. Moreover, there is a collection of ancient paintings at the hotel, which can be seen in guestrooms and public zones. During warmer part of the year, visitors are welcome to relax in a beautiful garden.
Photo of Hotel Gold Spring, Hannover Hotel Gold Spring, Hannover The interior of the popular, Hotel Gold Spring is also executed in a historical style. It is located near the Messe Exhibition Center. Some of the hotel’s rooms are furnished with restored antique furniture and other antique accessories including beautiful table lamps and works of art. The design of the bathroom in the rooms is also captivating; its decoration is made of natural stone and beautiful marble.
Photo of Hotel Smetana, Dresden Hotel Smetana, Dresden One of the main landmarks of Striesen neighborhood, Hotel Smetana is open in an eye-catching historic building. Inside, guests will find more than 30 rooms made in different styles. The hotel features a very interesting collection of antique items, so travelers will be able to see not only beautiful old furniture, but also magnificent paintings by famous artists, old photographs, luxurious crystal chandeliers, and hand painted vases. Fans of traditions of the past will particularly like rooms that feature the original wooden carcass. Rare and antique items can be also found in rooms of the hotel.
Photo of Hotel Domstern, Köln Hotel Domstern, Cologne Travelers, who prefer hotels with a more modest and informal setting, will enjoy staying at the family owned Hotel Domstern . It is also located in a beautiful historic building just a couple of minutes away from the railway station and Cologne Cathedral. This hotel has only 16 rooms that feature beautiful vintage wallpapers, wooden furniture and premium textiles that were carefully selected in accordance with traditions of the past. Rooms on the top floor of the building come with the original mansard ceiling.
Photo of Altstadthotel Augsburg, Augsburg Altstadthotel Augsburg, Augsburg Hotels in Augsburg are real godsends for travelers who are passionate about history. Many accommodation places are set in unique historic buildings. One of the most spectacular is Altstadthotel Augsburg . This hotel is located in the heart of the old town; the former occupies an elegant stone building with an ornate facade and massive wooden doors. The rooms are decorated in classic modern style. Public areas boast a collection of smart antique furniture and interior items. In warmer months, guests of the hotel rest at a lovely patio.
Photo of domicil Residenz Hotel Bad Aachen, Aachen domicil Residenz Hotel Bad Aachen, Aachen Aachen features hotels with amazing historical atmosphere, and domicil Residenz Hotel Bad Aachen is considered to be the most notable among them. It occupies two luxury buildings of the late 19th century situated in the extensive garden area of 1,500 square meters. Despite the fact that interior was developed by modern designers, it’s full of historic charm. Some rooms have nice antique dark wood dresser, while others feature amazing old paintings. The corridors of the buildings have preserved ambience of previous years. Pristine stucco ceilings and floors made up with colorful rugs in the style of yesteryear were restored in the hotel.
Photo of Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden Wiesbaden is the location of unique historic hotels, some of which have been accommodating guests for more than a hundred years. Among such establishments is the classy Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden , with a history that dates back to 1486. This hotel occupies a magnificent historical building in the city center. The hotel managed to preserve its unique interiors as well as a variety of artworks and priceless antiques. Within the walls of the hotel is the famous historical bar “1486”, which today is one of the most popular in the city. For hundreds of years, the hotel has undergone many modifications. Today it has a chic spa salon called Schwarzer Bock and has more than 140 luxury rooms to offer.
Photo of Stadt Mainz, Würzburg Stadt Mainz, Wurzburg Wurzburg is ready to offer its guests several wonderful hotels with a historical atmosphere. One of the most noteworthy institutions of this category is the hotel Stadt Mainz . It occupies an incredibly beautiful historic building with a painted facade, located not far from the Market Square. The hotel offers its guests 15 comfortable rooms to choose from. All the rooms are decorated in accordance with the ancient traditions; they are adorned with rigorous wooden furniture, large mirrors, and paintings in different frames, as well as very cute vintage lamps and products from porcelain. Familiarizing yourself with the antique accessories which decorate the public areas will be an even more interesting way to spend your time. Here you will come across a rich collection of old photographs, hunting trophies, and handicrafts on display. One of the coziest and charming places in the historic hotel is the restaurant.
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Remarkable old hotels in the top cities of Germany

Berlin
The building of Hotel de Rome was constructed yet in 1889. The house was the headquarters of Dresdner bank with its millions worth money flow. Of course, to fit such a high status, the building got an elegant and officially looking façade. After 1945, the house was transformed into a hotel, in which designers changed inner premises and turned the former bank into a light and cheerful space with classic décor. Fans of having breakfast in the open air will be glad to know that the hotel has an … Read more
Munich
The King's Hotel First Class Grand Hotel is located not far from the central railway station. The luxury hotel is open in an old building with a classic façade. Premium décor with marble and dark wood elements remains one of the biggest advantages of the hotel. Guests can also admire a collection of old paintings displayed in public areas. In some guest rooms, there are massive wooden beds in colonial style and leather sofas. However, the posh design with numerous antiquities is by far not the … Read more
Cologne
Travelers, who prefer hotels with a more modest and informal setting, will enjoy staying at the family owned Hotel Domstern. It is also located in a beautiful historic building just a couple of minutes away from the railway station and Cologne Cathedral. This hotel has only 16 rooms that feature beautiful vintage wallpapers, wooden furniture and premium textiles that were carefully selected in accordance with traditions of the past. Rooms on the top floor of the building come with the original … Read more
Dresden
One of the main landmarks of Striesen neighborhood, Hotel Smetana is open in an eye-catching historic building. Inside, guests will find more than 30 rooms made in different styles. The hotel features a very interesting collection of antique items, so travelers will be able to see not only beautiful old furniture, but also magnificent paintings by famous artists, old photographs, luxurious crystal chandeliers, and hand painted vases. Fans of traditions of the past will particularly like rooms … Read more
Hannover
The interior of the popular, Hotel Gold Spring is also executed in a historical style. It is located near the Messe Exhibition Center. Some of the hotel’s rooms are furnished with restored antique furniture and other antique accessories including beautiful table lamps and works of art. The design of the bathroom in the rooms is also captivating; its decoration is made of natural stone and beautiful marble. Housed in a chic and historic building of impressive size is the classy H4 Hotel … Read more
Bremen
Travellers, who want to stay away from lively central streets of Bremen, will surely enjoy their vacation at family hotel Hotel zum Kuhhirten. The hotel is located in a charming two-storey building with tiled roof. The hotel has managed to keep its original look and some elements of décor during an extensive restoration. All rooms feature posh hardwood floors and interesting wooden décor on the ceiling. Light walls, broad arched passages, medieval style chandeliers and wooden furniture – … Read more
Bonn
A spectacular historic building houses comfortable Hotel Baden located in Castell district. Unique antique furniture was also used for decorating its rooms and public areas; all the rooms have chic wooden beds with carved headboards, miniature wooden bedside tables and armchairs upholstered with beautiful fabrics. Paintings depicting outstanding attractions and landscapes of Bonn allow guests to plunge into the culture of the past centuries. They are also invited to Altes Bonn restaurant to … Read more
Baden-Baden
An upscale hotel Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel situated in a lush private park occupies a spectacular building with centuries of history. In memory of past years’ traditions, rooms are decorated with elegant dark wood furnishings and fabrics of cream shades. Public areas feature elegant leather sofas and armchairs. The garden surrounding the hotel has ancient fountains with stone sculptures. In warmer months, guests can enjoy a large outdoor pool with thermal water. One of the most … Read more

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