The Hotel Schloss Hohenhaus

The Hohenhaus Hotel has a captivating history that adds to the fairytale enchantment of your stay.

The Schlosshotel Hohenhaus is one of the most peaceful and rustic castle hotels in Germany. Located in the heart of the country between Bad Hersfeld and Eisenach, the former mansion is distinguished by its unique architecture and romantic flair. Founded as a manor house in the 16th century, the Hohenhaus Hotel is made all the more special by its in-house forest and meadow area, as well as Gut Hohenhaus, which is the castle portion of the property that will surely take your breath away. Both the main hotel and castle hotel areas are surrounded by beautiful scenery as well as local plants and wildlife, all of which shower Schlosshotel Hohenhaus guests with a unique and magical natural spectacle.
Attentive service, cordiality and the utmost professionalism await you at the Hohenhaus Hotel in Holzhausen near Herleshausen. As our guest, you are made to feel like royalty during your stay and you’re given the opportunity to enjoy a bevy of unforgettable moments — whether you’re searching for fine dining that exceeds your wildest epicurean fantasies, spa days that deliver ultimate relaxation, the ability to enjoy nature in the peaceful German countryside — or a pleasant mix of all of the above holiday activities in a castle hotel setting. Happy moments tend to last a bit longer at Schlosshotel Hohenhaus, so come and experience ultimate happiness with us!
The Schlosshotel Hohenhaus is one of the most peaceful and rustic castle hotels in Germany. Located in the heart of the country between Bad Hersfeld and Eisenach, the former mansion is distinguished by its unique architecture and romantic flair. Founded as a manor house in the 16th century, the Hohenhaus Hotel is made all the more special by its in-house forest and meadow area, as well as Gut Hohenhaus, which is the castle portion of the property that will surely take your breath away. Both the main hotel and castle hotel areas are surrounded by beautiful scenery as well as local plants and wildlife, all of which shower Schlosshotel Hohenhaus guests with a unique and magical natural spectacle.
The Schlosshotel Hohenhaus is one of the most peaceful and rustic castle hotels in Germany. Located in the heart of the country between Bad Hersfeld and Eisenach, the former mansion is distinguished by its unique architecture and romantic flair. Founded as a manor house in the 16th century, the Hohenhaus Hotel is made all the more special by its in-house forest and meadow area, as well as Gut Hohenhaus, which is the castle portion of the property that will surely take your breath away. Both the main hotel and castle hotel areas are surrounded by beautiful scenery as well as local plants and wildlife, all of which shower Schlosshotel Hohenhaus guests with a unique and magical natural spectacle.
Attentive service, cordiality and the utmost professionalism await you at the Hohenhaus Hotel in Holzhausen near Herleshausen. As our guest, you are made to feel like royalty during your stay and you’re given the opportunity to enjoy a bevy of unforgettable moments — whether you’re searching for fine dining that exceeds your wildest epicurean fantasies, spa days that deliver ultimate relaxation, the ability to enjoy nature in the peaceful German countryside — or a pleasant mix of all of the above holiday activities in a castle hotel setting. Happy moments tend to last a bit longer at Schlosshotel Hohenhaus, so come and experience ultimate happiness with us!
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    The Schlosshotel Hohenhaus has a rich, 400-year history:

    During the Middle Ages, the original building was operated as a noble property of the nobility Buttlar. The mansion was in its possession until the year 1856, when Ferdinand von Schutzbar, a man holding high honorary offices, acquired the estate. After Ferdinand’s death in 1891, his son, Rudolf von Schutzbar, Royal Chamberlain and Cavalry Captain, took over the property.

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    Bremen architect, Bodo Ebhardt, becomes dedicated to the construction of the castle as well as to the adjacent building. The completion takes place approximately in 1906. Nine years later, the church is built in Holzhausen and the surrender to the municipality is completed. The Marten Bertram Park is also created around the year 1900.

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    In 1934, the buildings, surrounding agriculture and forestry becoming the property of Hamburg’s Ganske family, with publisher Richard Ganske at the head. Twenty-five years later, the bulk of the building was rebuilt and underwent repairs.

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    In 1956, the estate was taken over by Kurt Ganske and underwent renovations for three years. In 1959, Gerda, Mareile and Thomas Ganske took over Hohenhaus.

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    In 1982, the actual conversion of Hohenhaus into a hotel began by Frankfurt architect and professor Jochem Jourdan. The horse and carriage stables built in 1890 were gutted and restored, but much of the historic façade was saved. And it is this façade that makes the property what it is today:

    historic country house hotel among the finest of its kind.

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    Frankfurt architect Joachim Jordan completed renovations in 1982, and Hotel Hohenhaus was officially opened.

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    Stephan Boschen takes over the administration of Gut Hohenhaus, and the transition into a sustainable forestry begins. The preservation of the beauty of the landscape and the high ecological value of the region are still important today.

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    The property receives a first-time FSC certification of forest management in recognition for particularly gentle forest management.