Wiesbaden

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Marktbrunnen featuring a church or cathedral, heritage elements and heritage architecture

This “spa town” is known for its hot springs, but there are also museums, parks, architecture and shops to explore.

Wiesbaden is the capital city of the federal state of Hesse in southwest Germany. It is part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region, which is a bustling cultural and economic center in Europe. Wiesbaden translates to “meadow baths,” and it is one of the oldest spa towns in Europe. Fourteen of the city’s original twenty-six Hot Springs are still flowing today. Experience the rejuvenating hot springs at thermal spas downtown or at some of the city’s hotels, which have thermal springs and therapy departments.

When you are relaxed and revitalized from the spas, the elegant Kurhaus is a perfect place to continue your visit to the city. The event venue is surrounded by historic buildings and features twelve auditoriums and salons. When you have finished admiring the Kurhaus, stroll through Kurpark Wiesbaden, which is immediately behind the event venue. You will see 19th-century English style garden landscaping in the park. Hire a boat and paddle along the pond at the park for a relaxing afternoon in the sun.

If you are interested in history and shopping, explore the Schiffchen (little ship), which is the city’s historic district. The area got its name because it is shaped like a ship’s bow. You will find wines, olive oils and spices in the district’s shops. When you’re ready for some food, head to Goldgasse in the Schiffchen. You will much to choose from with the many tapas bars, cafes, bistros, restaurants, wine bars and pizza parlors.

There are a number of museums in Wiesbaden, giving visitors an insight into local history and art. But make sure you get to the most unusual museum, Harlekinaeum, which is the only museum of humor in the world.

Take the scenic Neroberg Mountain Train to the 804-foot (245-meter) high hillside estate of Neroberg. There you can visit the Russian Church and walk along the Neroberg Nature Trail where you will see beautiful views of the city.

Wiesbaden is served by public buses, which connect all city districts to downtown. There are also regular bus and rail services from the city to the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region.

Where to stay in Wiesbaden

Holiday Inn Express Wiesbaden, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Wiesbaden, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
Abraham - Lincoln - Strasse 1, Wiesbaden, Hessen, 65189
The price is €78 per night from 16 Jun to 17 Jun
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (141 reviews)
"Great property. Wonderful staff. Delicious breakfast. Appreciate the early check in. My fourth stay at this property. I would not stay elsewhere in Wiesbaden!"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2022

Holiday Inn Express Wiesbaden, an IHG Hotel
Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel
Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel
4 out of 5
Kranzplatz 12, Wiesbaden, HE, 65183
The price is €94 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (658 reviews)
"We like this historic hotel and are happy to come again. Minor problems such as the worn out shower-head could easily be fixed through improved maintenance."

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2022

Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel
Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden
Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden
5 out of 5
Auguste-Viktoria-Strasse 15, Wiesbaden, HE, 65185
The price is €95 per night from 6 Jun to 7 Jun
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in their ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (614 reviews)
"Great stay great service friendly and courteous staff Thanks adoring for a wonderful visit"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2022

Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden
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Adina Apartment Hotel Wiesbaden
Adina Apartment Hotel Wiesbaden
4 out of 5
Taunusstrasse 1A, Wiesbaden, 65183
The price is €98 per night from 12 Jun to 13 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Popular attractions Kochbrunnen and Cuckoo Clock ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (7 reviews)
"Very nice hotel. Very comfortable room with loads of amenities. Receptionist very polite and friendly."

Reviewed on 4 May 2022

Adina Apartment Hotel Wiesbaden
GL Apartmenthouse
GL Apartmenthouse
4 out of 5
Ostpreussenstr. 37, Wiesbaden, HE, 65207
The price is €129 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 4-star spa apartment in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the WiFi and the convenient parking in ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (10 reviews)
Great Discovery
"I think this place is simply fantastic. Very roomy two bedroom two bath top floor lots of Windows lots of light great location! I Travel Lodge in this is one of those places that I wish I had a reason to go back to this area just stay in that apartment. I gave the service five star I don't think ..."

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2017

GL Apartmenthouse
MyHome10, Wiesbaden - Mainz, Apartment No. 11
MyHome10, Wiesbaden - Mainz, Apartment No. 11
Wiesbaden, Hessen
Stay at this apartment in Wiesbaden. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a balcony. Popular attractions Strand Bastion von Schönborn and Rheingoldhalle are ...
MyHome10, Wiesbaden - Mainz, Apartment No. 11
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