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Award-Winning Cuisine, a Wellness Oasis, and Excellent Service for Your Next Holiday
Are you looking for an outstanding wellness hotel? In Baden-Württemberg, nine luxury hotels have been accorded the status "Best of SouthWest", indicating the highest quality, exclusive service, excellent spa facilities and exquisite cuisine. We take you with us and show you three of the finest hotels for your next trip.
1. Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe
Luxury Spa and Gourmet Cuisine in the Hohenlohe Region
At the Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe, guests can look forward to a unique culinary journey at the gourmet restaurant Le Cerf. The hotel restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars, making it one of the top restaurants in Germany.
But there are more than just culinary delights on offer for guests at the Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe. This former hunting lodge is surrounded by a large park landscape and offers individually and stylishly furnished rooms. Whether you prefer a country house style or something more elegant - there are exceptional accommodation options here for everyone.
A very special highlight is the beautiful wellness oasis. All year round you can use the indoor and outdoor pool, enjoy the 400 m² sauna area, or relax at the private spa or during a professional massage. The Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe relies on the power of nature for its spa facilities and uses high-quality products such as the hotel's own SANVINO grape seed oil. As a result, the Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe has achieved its second award as European Continent Winner in the "Luxury Spa Resort" category.
👍 Two excursion tips in the Hohenlohe region:
There are beautiful destinations nearby for your next short trip. How about a visit to Schöntal Abbey with its beautiful baroque church? And just a few minutes away you will discover the imposing moated castle at Neuenstein.
2. Europäischer Hof
A Luxury City Break to Heidelberg
Fancy a city break in beautiful Heidelberg? Why not stay in one of the most beautiful city-centre hotels. At the wonderful 5-star Hotel Europäischer Hof, you can relax in elegant rooms and suites. From a culinary perspective, the high tea pâtisserie is something to look forward to. In the evening, you can enjoy a delicious and very special menu in the Kurfürstenstube and a tasty cocktail at the Europa Bar.
Longing to relax after a busy day of sightseeing? The Europäischer Hof is the perfect location! You can enjoy views over the city from the sun terrace at the Panorama Spa. And the indoor pool, saunas, steam bath, gym or a massage offer the ideal way to round off your day.
👍 Travel tips for your day in Heidelberg:
Explore Heidelberg's city centre, then stroll across the Old Bridge and up to the Philosopher's Walk (Philosophenweg) for sunset. Or what about taking the funicular up to the landmark that is Heidelberg Castle?
3. Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa
Luxury Holiday at Germany's Most Exclusive Health Resort
Baden-Baden in the Northern Black Forest is considered Germany's most beautiful and exclusive spa town. Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa is located in the midst of the city's impressive parkland and, for good reason, is considered to be one of the finest hotels in the country.
Beautiful suites, outstanding service and a unique charm combine to create a hotel experience in a class of its own. Culinary delights are also a top priority at Brenners Park-Hotel. A highlight is the afternoon tea inspired by Pierre Hermé with macarons, scones and other tasty delicacies, all accompanied by piano music. Exquisite cuts and unusual dishes are served in the Fritz & Felix restaurant and bar, which has been awarded 15 Gault & Millau points.
You will find an oasis of relaxation at Villa Stéphanie Spa & Wellbeing. This 5,000 m² sauna facility with plunge pool, ladies' sauna, indoor pool and a view of the city park offers everything you could wish for in a wellness break.
Fun fact: the white cat Kléopatra creeps around the corridors of the Brenner.
👍 A weekend in Baden-Baden — tips for your city trip:
Stroll through the lively old town, through the pump room (Trinkhalle), and visit the colourful Lichtentaler Allee. In winter, you should enjoy regional delicacies at the Christmas market.
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