Germany's most popular luxury hotels for private jet flyers
As the economic powerhouse of Europe, Germany is a key private jet destination for both business trips and luxury travel, with visitors looking to enjoy the country’s rich culture, stunning architecture and natural beauty.
Germany is also the second largest market in the world for trade events and home to several of the largest conference centres in the world – meaning hotel accommodation is regularly in high demand.
However, private jet travellers rate Germany’s luxury hotels as some of the very best in the world, and many book early to secure suites in the most exclusive residences.
Carola Weyel, private jet charter specialist at Chapman Freeborn, reveals five of the most sought after luxury hotel destinations for her company’s high-flying clients:
Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt
Villa Kennedy is a luxury five-star hotel in the centre of Frankfurt located just off the south bank of the Main River. Located just 15 minutes from Frankfurt International Airport, it’s the number one choice for private jet travellers. The hotel is wonderful combination of tradition and innovation, making it a favourite with high-ranking government officials, diplomats and celebrity private jet users alike.
The hotel’s three newly constructed buildings are built around the traditional 1904 Villa Speyer, setting the stage for this luxurious downtown retreat. Villa Kennedy’s beautifully decorated guest rooms are a minimum of 35sqm – amongst the biggest in Frankfurt. The hotel’s nine meeting rooms and a spacious ballroom also provide an ideal setting for business functions and events, while the 1000sqm Villa Spa offers relaxation at the highest level.
Brenner’s Park Hotel & Spa , Baden-Baden
Located in stunning grounds at the foot of the Black Forest, Brenner’s Park Hotel & Spa is a few minutes’ walk away from the old centre of Baden-Baden and offers 100 beautifully designed hotel rooms and suites. The 140 year old hotel is the premier destination for the rich and famous, not least because its reputation as a top thermal spa resort. It also offers a number of excellent restaurants including the Michelin-starred Brenners Park-Restaurant. The hotel is just a 15 minute drive from Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport which is a regular destination for private jet charters in Germany.
Hotel de Rome, Berlin
No trip to Germany is complete without a visit to Berlin, and the five-star Hotel de Rome is the pick of capital city’s luxury hotels. The building was originally constructed in 1889 and housed the head office of Dresdner Bank until 1945. The Hotel de Rome opened its doors for the first time in 2006 and has since earned itself a fine reputation with elite travellers. The hotel boasts 146 spacious bedrooms and excellent meeting facilities for corporate guests, while the rooftop terrace also offers spectacular views over the city. For private jet flights, Berlin Tegel Airport is located approximately 25 minutes away by car.
Seehotel Überfahrt, Rottach-Egern
For those looking to escape the stresses and strains of executive life there are few places better than the five star Seehotel Überfahrt, located on the Tegernsee, a stunningly beautiful Zungenbecken lake in the Bavarian Alps. The hotel boasts a rich 135 year history and has welcomed a large number of rich and famous guests over the years. The hotel’s four restaurants offer delights from fine dining to afternoon tea – all served with perfect views across the lake. The region is served by Munich’s key hubs, including Oberpfaffenhofen Airport – a popular choice for private jet flights.
Hotel Atlantic Kempinski, Hamburg
The Hotel Atlantic Kempinski in Hamburg is the first choice for both business and luxury leisure travel requirements. The five star hotel is just a 20 minute drive away from the airport meaning passengers can step off their private jet and feel like they are almost immediately in the heart of the city. The hotel offers 245 bedrooms and was originally opened as a grand hotel in 1909, before the famous Kempinski chain took it on in 1957. The hotel also boasts two of Hamburg’s world-class restaurants, a luxury spa and a number of ornately decorated halls for banquets and functions.
Photographs appear courtesy of Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt.