During the creation of Nights in the Past we’ve come across many places to stay that are of an extraordinary age. Should you know of any old hotels, inns or other accommodation which applies to this section, please get in touch. It should be noted, however, that the list below reflects only a small proportion of the overall number of historic hotels listed on the site. Inclusion in this Oldest Hotels in Germany section is based on there being some of the original structure still in existence rather than those places that have been entirely rebuilt. Naturally, in many cases this will apply to a relatively small section of the present-day building, though in some instances it applies to the majority. Please bear in mind that Nights in the Past can make no guarantees as to the veracity of the reputed age of any of the properties here or elsewhere on the site and cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies. The date information we supply has, however, been previously documented and is in the public domain either on the internet or in print. Also see our main historic hotel section for Germany. It is important to stress that this isn’t a definitive list, and has been compiled from some of those we have encountered during research. 742? Kloster Hornbach. Rhineland-Palatinate. It is said that Pirminius founded a monastery on the site in the 8th century, and it is possible that remnants of the original building remain. For guest reviews and rates, see Booking.com
1050?Hotel Schloss Neuburg. Neuburg am Inn, Bavaria. It is obvious that most of the existing building is not of such extremely great age (although it is certainly historic), but the hotel itself suggests that some parts may be eleventh century. See Booking.com 11th Century. Burg Veldenstein.The truth is that no one actually knows how old this building actually is, although some suggest that its origins go back as far as 918. Of course, it has been much altered and restored, but parts must certainly date back at least a thousand years. Find out about the curious historic claim to fame of Burg Veldenstein 1120.Zum Roten Baeren.Freiburg. While the present Roten Baren is undeniably old, it is said that its foundations predate the founding of Freiburg itself. Discover more about the history of Zum Roten Baeren
12th Century. Reichs Kuechenmeister Hotel.Rothenburg, Bavaria. Said to have been constructed by the Brodsorg Family during the medieval period, how much of the present building dates from that period is unclear. See our specific page for the Reichs Keuchenmeister Hotel Note: our main Germany section (hotels connected to famous figures and events) contains other particularly old places to stay. These include: Gotisches-Haus(Rothenburg) - 13th century; Hotel Torbrau(Munich) – 1490; Hotel Elephant(Weimar) – 1542.
Zum Roten Baeren, Freiburg
Reichs Keuchenmeister, Rothenburg
Hotel Torbrau, Munich
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