10 Best Unique Hotels In Germany - Updated 2024

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Germany, being Central Europe’s largest country, has a lot to offer tourists. It is a country brimming with culture, passionate people, rich history, cathedrals, natural beauty, and some excellent beer. Berlin, Germany’s capital city, is home to some of the best examples of modern architecture in the country. Berlin’s internationally renowned Museumsinsel, or Museum Island, is home to a number of the city’s oldest and most prominent museums. Stuttgart, in southern Germany, is known around the world as a major automobile manufacturing hub. Leipzig is one of eastern Germany’s most popular tourist attractions, owing to its thriving cultural and musical legacy. The medieval city of Cologne is one of Europe’s most frequented sites of pilgrimage. From prison-style rooms to motor-inspired furnishings, here’s a list of the best unique hotels in Germany.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Burghotel auf Schönburg, Oberwesel

Burghotel auf Schönburg is housed in a remarkable medieval castle, with a history dating back to the tenth century. It is positioned on a hilltop overlooking the Rhine river and Engehöller valley Oberwesel. The four-star hotel has beautifully designed and elegantly decorated rooms, all of which include authentic antique furniture and historical pieces of art that have been expertly integrated with modern conveniences and facilities. Additionally, the castle features a cozy lounge with an open fireplace, a magnificent tower, a small library, and rooms ideal for conferences and presentations. On the beautiful terrace, guests may also enjoy the restaurant’s four-and five-course gourmet meals. While Pfalzgrafenstein Castle is one of the local landmarks, Loreley and Rhein-Taunus Nature Park showcase the area’s natural beauty.

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Burghotel auf Schönburg This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Auf Schönburg
19.11 km (11.9 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. Provocateur Berlin (from USD 122)

Provocateur Berlin is located in Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf neighborhood, in a building with modern-style Art Nouveau architecture. The interior of the rooms in this 4-star hotel takes inspiration from the 1920s and has thoughtful details like bathrobes and slippers apart from complimentary WiFi and flat-screen televisions with cable channels. It features an indoor pool, a 24-hour front desk with concierge services, currency exchange, and a car rental desk. The in-house Golden Phoenix restaurant specializes in French-Chinese fare. Konstanzer Street U-Bahn station is just three minutes’ walk away. Kurfurstendamm avenue is easily accessible from the hotel. The Berlin Wall, Alexanderplatz, and Potsdamer Platz are all within easy driving distance.

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Provocateur Berlin

Wifi Available

Address: Brandenburgische Str. 21
467.73 km (290.7 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Mobile app for room service Smoke alarms CCTV outside property Contactless check-in/check-out Breakfast in the room Terrace WiFi Available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

3. Pentahotel Leipzig (from USD 85)

The Pentahotel Leipzig is a four-star lifestyle hotel, located near the city center of Leipzig. The elegant, designer en suite rooms have complimentary bottled water, a flat-screen TV, a premium hypoallergenic bed, and a workspace. Many state-of-the-art conference rooms, a fitness center, a billiards table, and an indoor pool are available at the hotel for your relaxation and recreation. The sleek restaurant and bar on site provide diners with international food and exciting beverages. Leipzig Opera is an eight-minute walk away. The St. Nicholas Church, an early classical church with a palm tree is worth a visit. Leipzig Zoo and Belantis Amusement Park are other popular tourist attractions in the area.

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Pentahotel Leipzig

Wifi Available

Address: Großer Brockhaus 3
349.2 km (217.0 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

4. Maritim Hotel Köln (from USD 108)

Maritim Hotel Köln is located in Cologne’s Innenstadt neighborhood and offers spectacular views of the Rhine. This four-star hotel has guest rooms equipped with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning, and separate seating areas. The hotel features four restaurants, two bars, a spa with a gym and an impressive indoor swimming pool to relax in. This hotel is situated on the Heumarkt square and is a short stroll from the Rhine Promenade. The Cologne Zoo and Claudius Therme are famous tourist attractions, while Chocolate Museum, Wallraf–Richartz museum, and Ludwig Museum are cultural landmarks close to the property.

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Maritim Hotel Köln This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Heumarkt 20
126.15 km (78.4 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

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5. V8 HOTEL Classic Motorworld Region Stuttgart, Böblingen (from USD 159)

The V8 Hotel Classic Motorworld Region Stuttgart is located within a few minutes’ walk from the Boblingen Railway Station. The rooms of this four-star hotel are individually decorated with a car theme and offer a desk, a flat-screen TV, and memory foam beds. The hotel’s recreational facilities include a 24-hour fitness center, a sauna, and an on-site restaurant. It is flanked by a variety of eateries and cafés. Plant tours are organized on request at the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen factory, which is just a four-minute drive away. A half-hour drive will get you to the Mercedes-Benz Museum, Porsche Museum, and Outletcity Metzingen.

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V8 HOTEL Classic Motorworld Region Stuttgart

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1
163.58 km (101.7 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

6. ALCATRAZ Hotel am Japanischen Garten, Kaiserslautern (from USD 81)

Situated in the heart of Kaiserslautern near the Japanese Garden, Alcatraz Hotel Am Japanischen Garten is a unique hotel that has been transformed from a German prison to a vacation spot. The hotel features conventional and cell-style rooms that are equipped with a range of key facilities to provide a comfortable stay. Guests may get a taste of jail life in the cell-style guest rooms, which have blocked windows, original prison beds, and even a washbasin and toilet. For those who prefer more traditional luxuries, hotel rooms or suites may be preferable. Additionally, room service and bicycle rental are available. Hinter Gittern (Behind Bars) is the ideal place to unwind with a few drinks. The hotel is close to popular restaurants and bars in the area. Palatinate Forest Nature Park is one of the famous tourist destinations.

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ALCATRAZ Hotel am Japanischen Garten

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Morlauterer Straße 1
60.1 km (37.4 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Ironing service

7. Hotel Herrmann, Münsingen (from USD 212)

The Hotel Gasthof Herrmann is located in the heart of Münsingen. It offers country-style rooms, boasting imaginative floral motifs inspired by the landscape of the Swabian Alb. The in-house restaurant specializes in healthy foods and vegetarian fare. Allow yourself to be pampered with a spa massage. Special venues equipped with cutting-edge technology are available for celebrations and conferences. History buffs can visit the medieval cities of Tübingen and Ulm, which are less than an hour drive from the hotel.

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Hotel Herrmann

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Marktplatz
208.36 km (129.5 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Sauna Garden

8. Hotel Lindenwirt, Rüdesheim am Rhein (from USD 108)

Located in Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hotel Lindenwirt is just a hop, skip and jump away from Drosselgasse, a small historic alleyway that is a major draw for tourists. The three-star hotel has artistically designed rooms kitted out with contemporary furniture and complimentary high-speed internet access. Relax in the expansive wellness area, which includes an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a sanarium equipped with light treatment. The hotel is situated near picturesque hiking and biking trails. Within walking distance of the hotel are attractive restaurants, beer gardens, and basement bars.

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Hotel Lindenwirt

Wifi Available

Address: Drosselgasse/Amselstraße 4
138 meters (453.4 ft) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

9. Dorint Am Nürburgring Hocheifel, Nürburg (from USD 153)

Dorint Am Nürburgring Hocheifel is a motor enthusiast’s delight, set in the middle of the Hocheifel’s gorgeous landscape and immediately across the street from the world-famous Nürburgring racing track. All the rooms are creatively furnished, and come with a satellite television, a minibar, a separate seating area, and internet access. At the on-site Fascination restaurant, diners may enjoy German cuisine. Attractions worth visiting nearby include Nurburgring Castle and the medieval castle of Schloss Buerresheim.

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Dorint Am Nürburgring Hocheifel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: An der Grand-Prix-Strecke
79.74 km (49.6 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

10. Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin (from USD 160)

The Radisson Blu is a five-star hotel located in the center of Berlin, between Museum Island and Alexanderplatz, on the banks of the River Spree. The guest rooms here reflect the hotel’s serene and sophisticated ambiance. The rooms provide views of either the Spree canal, Berlin Cathedral, or AquaDom. The hotel’s showpiece is the 25-meter (82-feet) tall AquaDom, the world’s biggest cylindrical aquarium, which greets guests upon arrival. Among the facilities are an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, a spa, and an on-site bar and restaurant. The hotel’s promenade is packed with cafés and gift stores. The imposing Berlin Cathedral and the intriguing DDR Museum are a short walk away.

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Radisson Collection Hotel, Berlin

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 3
474.48 km (294.9 mi) from Seilbahn Rüdesheim

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

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Germany, a powerful European country, is full of natural wonders, museums, and fairytale castles. Nature lovers will discover an array of opportunities in Germany’s wonderful outdoors. A land of stunning landscapes, art, and history, it has secured a special place amongst the bucket lists of many avid travelers.

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