Places of interest in and around Darmstadt
The Waldspirale housing complexDistance from hotel 3,5 km
Darmstadt’s Waldspirale housing complex is located in the Bürgerparkviertel area in Friedberger Strasse. This residential building is one of the most successful alternative residential projects in the world. This revolutionary, seemingly extremely organic building was designed by the famous artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Darmstadt Residential Palace Distance from hotel 2 km
The Residential Palace in its current form is a significant Baroque architectural monument. The well-known architect Louis Remy de la Fosse created a harmonious building whose generously designed facades appear highly imposing. Nowadays, the interior of the Palace houses a museum.
Market place and Old Town HallDistance from hotel 2 km
The heart of this southern Hessian town is the market place with the old town hall. The town hall square in its current form, which was given a modern look in 1996 with high-quality Indian granite, is reserved for pedestrians. The pretty fountain dating from 1546 in its centre is a popular meeting spot for locals and tourists. The old town hall originates from the second half of the 16th century.
The Russian chapelDistance from hotel 2 km
The Russian chapel is also one of Darmstadt’s tourist magnets. It is in Nikolaiweg and is dedicated to Saint Maria Magdalena. It was built by the last Russian czar, Nikolaus II. It was dismantled into single parts and imported directly from Russia and today is one of the most beautiful Russian Orthodox sacral buildings in Germany.
The Big Woog natural poolDistance from hotel 5 km
The Big Woog is a wonderful natural pool in the city centre of Darmstadt. It is open from May to September and is equally popular with locals and tourists. It has a bathing island and is equipped with water slides and a modern beach volleyball pitch.
The Prince Georg GardenDistance from hotel 3,5 km
Darmstadt has a number of attractive green spaces. In addition to the botanical gardens and the Prince Emil Garden, the Vortex Garden and the Prince Georg Garden are also two of the city’s green oases. The Prince Georg Garden is in Schlossgartenstrasse to the north of the Residential Palace. It is a classical 18th century French park with impressive, strict geometry and artistically designed paths and flower beds. In this wonderful Baroque garden, visitors may discover water fountains and historical sundials. A tea house and an aviary are to be found in front of the Palace.
Important companies nearby
Chemical and pharmaceuticals concern MerckDistance from hotel 6 km
Merck KGaA, with some 9,000 employees, is the oldest chemical/pharmaceutical company in the world and has its headquarters in Darmstadt.
Deutsche TelekomDistance from hotel 0 km
Several Deutsche Telekom group companies are currently located on the site of the former Central Telecommunications Authority (FTZ) “Am Kavalleriesand”, directly opposite the hotel.
TIZ DarmstadtDistance from hotel 0,5 km
The Technology and Innovation Centre in the Darmstadt European quarter is a startup centre which currently houses 111 companies including cesah GmbH – “Centrum für Satellitennavigation Hessen” – with more than 30 startups.
Software AGDistance from hotel 7 km
Software AG, with its headquarters in Darmstadt, was founded in 1969 and is Germany’s second largest software company after SAP.