Die Sonne Frankenberg in the city of Frankenberg (Eder) is in the fairytale region Ederbergland, the homeland of the brothers Grimm, not far from National Parc Kellerwald-Edersee. The hotel is part of meticulously restored half-timbered houses, with the 500-year-old city hall at the centre. The bright rooms and suites of this historic hotel have a charming and mediterranean feel to them. The orientally inspired Sonne Spa is the place for ultimate relaxation.
In the three different restaurants you will experience gastronomic variety. Restaurant Philipp Soldan’s Chef, Erik Arnecke, is inspired by nature. Quality produce and perfect preparation are key. The open kitchen allows you to observe the chef and his team. In the Sonne Stuben you can enjoy local specialities. Bistro Bar Philippo serves predominantly Mediterranean dishes. Tabak Kollegium most closely resembles a classic gentlemen’s club. The vicinity of Frankenberg is a paradise for nature lovers.
*Minimum stay of 2 nights required when check-in is on a weekend day
The 3 restaurants offer culinary diversity. Restaurant Philipp Soldan has 1 Michelin Star. Chef Erik Arnecke will certainly enhance your dining experience with his refined dishes. Next to Restaurant Phillip Soldan you will find the 'PS Chef's Table', which offers room for exclusive dining for up to 18 persons.
Sonne Stuben is a less formal restaurant with terrace, adjacent to the town square. The menu offers seasonal dishes and local specialities, including game and fish dishes. Chef is Timo Schröder.
Bistro Bar Philippo’s cuisine is mainly Mediterranean. The Bistro also features a cocktail bar and stylish lounge with open fireplace. In restaurant Alt Frankenberg Hessian specialities are served.
Sommelier Timo Neidhardt watches over one of the best wine cellars in Germany. It contains over 1700 different wines. Almost all can be tasted by the glass. Upon request individual wine tasting can be arranged.
The Tabak Kollegium resembles nothing more than a English Club. Enjoy the comfortable leather chairs, Cuban or Sumatran cigars and a nice glass of brandy.
Restaurant opening hours: Wednesday through Saturday from 18:30 - 22:00
Sunday from 12:00 - 14:30
Breakfast: monday-Friday from 6.30 am till 10:30 am and Saturday-Sunday from 7.30 am till 10:30 am
Business lunch: from 12.00h-14.30h (2-course meal for €16,50)
Restaurant: daily from 18:00 till 21:00
Savour a freshly brewed cup of coffee, a glass of good wine or a refreshing cold drink on the Sonne Stube's terrace located on the vibrantly market square.
The Sonne Spa covers more than 10,000 sq. ft. of wellness, beauty and fitness. It features a sauna, a steam bath, and a so-called Solebad. There is a wide range of beauty treatments, a classical Hammam and massages.
The Edersee and its surrounding woodlands are a paradise for nature lovers, whether you like walks, cycling or water sports. Frankenberg itself is a very old town. In the year 520, the Franks built a fort here. In 1233 the count of Thüringen founded a town, in the same year building of the Gothic Liebfrauen church started. Over the centuries, several devastating fires hit Frankenberg. The only building to survive the 1476 fire, is the ‘Steinhaus’, built in 1240, now housing a library.
In the Old Town, you will find many meticulously restored half-timbered houses. The ‘witch’s tower’ is the only tangible remainder of the old city wall.