Baden-Baden

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Baden-Baden which includes a bridge as well as a family

A small thermal resort in Southern Germany, Baden-Baden is an exclusive, elegant and stylish choice for luxury living or a gratifying getaway.

Once a spa resort, always a spa resort. Roman emperors, Prussian queens and even 19th-century celebrities utilized Baden-Baden for its hot spring baths, as well as its horse races, luxury hotels and casinos. Nicknamed the European Summer Capital, Baden-Baden was officially assigned its double name in 1931, to distinguish it from Baden in Switzerland and Baden bei Wien in Austria.

Located on the edge of the Black Forest, its countryside setting is optimal for enjoying a healthy, wholesome break. The town’s two main thermal baths, the Caracalla Spa and Friedrichsbad, are supplied by the hot springs 6,560 feet (2,000 meters) underground. The waters are said to treat all sorts of health problems, including cardiovascular issues, rheumatism and metabolic disorders. Indulge yourself with a visit and try out one of the various spa treatments.

The Lichtentaler Allee park makes for a perfect stroll, with almost two miles (three kilometers) of tree-lined avenues, and is also home to the renowned Museum Frieder Burda. Inside, enjoy some of the biggest names in modern art, with contributions by Picasso and Pollock, among others.

If you like to shop, you won’t be disappointed by the selection of boutiques, labels and jewelry stores. On Kaiserallee, pick up some fine-quality chocolate and enjoy a coffee at Rumpelmayer, before heading to the Kurhaus Casino right next door. Music, gambling, late dinners and balls are just some of the options at Baden-Baden’s most famous casino. If you’re in town at the right time – in spring, late summer or mid-fall – you can also enjoy the Iffezheim horse races.

Before you leave, savor a glass or two of Riesling. Baden-Baden is in Rebland, a popular growing district for this type of white wine, so you can be sure of the highest quality.

With its reputation for excellence, Baden-Baden is a chic destination with health benefits, old-world scenery and many ways to spend your money. In fact, it's so good they named it twice.

Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
5 out of 5
Werderstr. 1, Baden-Baden, BW
Located in the heart of Baden-Baden, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (477 reviews)
"Rooms are spacious and very comfortable. I enjoyed the large bathroom too, along with an in-room coffee maker. Staff were friendly and good location in town."

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2021

Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
Radisson Blu Hotel, Karlsruhe
Radisson Blu Hotel, Karlsruhe
4 out of 5
Am Hardtwald 10, Ettlingen, BW
Situated in Ettlingen, this hotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Ettlingen Palace. Messe Karlsruhe and ...
4/5 Very Good! (361 reviews)
Quiet, Clean Nice place but not 5 Star Needs impro
"A clean quiet nice place. I didn’t like the Covid restrictions no snacks in snack bar, no gym, no pool, breakfast not good. Overall it’s a clean quiet nice place 4 stars needs much improvement to be 5 stars"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Karlsruhe
Hotel Magnetberg Baden
Hotel Magnetberg Baden
3.5 out of 5
Scheibenstr. 18, Baden-Baden, BW
Located in the heart of Baden-Baden, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Caracalla Spa, Friedrichsbad and Casino Baden-Baden. Kurhaus Baden-Baden and ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (287 reviews)
"Absolutely gorgeous."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2021

Hotel Magnetberg Baden
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limehome Baden-Baden Bäderstraße
limehome Baden-Baden Bäderstraße
3 out of 5
Bäderstraße 1, Baden-Baden, BW
The price is £56 per night from 8 Dec to 8 Dec
Located in Baden Baden Old Town, this aparthotel is steps away from Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Caracalla Spa. Casino Baden-Baden is 0.2 mi (0.4 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (7 reviews)
"Loved everything!! Excellent location, walking distance to everything, gorgeous views from the room. Beautiful windows. Very clean. Staff was very helpful, answered all my questions about getting around in Baden Baden and was very helpful with my requests. Limehome exceeded every expectation!! Would ..."

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2021

limehome Baden-Baden Bäderstraße
Baumanns Landhaus
Baumanns Landhaus
3.5 out of 5
Oberweiler 18, Durbach
The price is £99 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Situated on the riverfront, this villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Schloss Staufenberg, Andreas Laible and Weingut Alexander Laible. All Saints Waterfalls and Black ...
5/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
"The grounds and surrounding area are beautiful! It is a very serene location amongst the vineyards"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Baumanns Landhaus
Hazienda Apartmenthotel
Hazienda Apartmenthotel
4 out of 5
Pflasteräcker 26, Gernsbach, BW
The price is £137 per night from 6 Dec to 6 Dec
Located in the heart of Gernsbach, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and within 9 miles (15 km) of Caracalla ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (36 reviews)
"Hazienda was super nice place for our family vacation during Christmas break. We truly enjoyed our stay and made us fill at home. Kitchen was adequate for our light cooking during holiday and we really liked walkable neighborhood this apartment was situated on. Heated floor helped us when dealing ..."

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

Hazienda Apartmenthotel
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