In the picturesque Eltville-Hattenheim, close to Wiesbaden is the Kronenschlösschen hotel. Being in the heart of the Rheingau region with its old castles and forts is almost like wandering into a fairy tale. The hotel’s view over the Rhine and the enchanting private park only enhance this feeling. The rooms and suites designed by the well-known Belgian interior architect Axel Vervoordt have a romantic ambience. The most spectacular is the Turm suite where negotiations took place on the new German constitution in 1947. It is now a luxury suite with a fireplace and a jacuzzi overlooking the Rhine.
The one-star restaurant, the classic German Bistro and the café offer a superb selection of fare. With its refined cuisine and award-winning wine list (“Beste Weinkarte Deutschlands” Gault-Millau) comprising over 2,000 different wines, Kronenschlösschen is a gastronomic hot spot. The beautiful region’s 320 km long Rheinsteig trail is a paradise for hikers. Also recommended are a visit a winery or a river cruise on the Rhine.
Since March 2013 chef Sebastian Lühr is in charge. He has been awarded with 1 Michelin star. His cooking style is fascinating: the taste elements are connected to each other in a refined way. Finding the perfect wine-food combination first. The wine list contains more than 2000 wines from Eltville and has been awarded as "best wine list of Germany" (Gault&Millau) and as "best Riesling wine map of Germany" (Der Metternich). Unusual detail is that each spring, many 3-star chefs from around the world come together for the Rheingau in Eltville & Wein Gourmet festival.
The hotel’s Bistro serves classic German cuisine with a refined touch.The Café offers gateaux and other homemade cakes from the hotel’s own patisserie.
Open: Monday-Sunday from 7pm-9pm. Open for Sunday Lunch from 12noon-2pm.
Hotel Kronenschlösschen is nestled in a romantic private park. The mature trees and magnificent borders create a place of tranquillity and beauty. Weather permitting, you can enjoy exquisite cuisine on the terrace, which was described as one of Germany’s most delightful terraces by Magazine ‘Bunte’.
Hotel Kronenschlösschen is located on the banks of the river Rhine in the Rheingau region, which is considered one of the most beautiful regions of Germany. Vineyards, castles and citadels add to the atmosphere. Nearby, you will find cultural landmarks, such as the Schloss Johannisberg, Eberbach Abbey and Manor House Vollrads. The town of Eltville and nearby Wiesbaden are also well worth a visit. The region is a paradise for hikers with many walking trails, such as the ‘Rheinsteig’ (Rhine Trail), a 200 mile long hiking trail. Many vineyards and wineries are open to the public, for example Robert Weil’s winery. An even more relaxing option is a river cruise on the river Rhine.