You have the choice: Culture, sports or relocation in Darmstadt

Your free time is your greatest asset. It is all the more important for you to spend it just as you like. Are you planning a trip to Darmstadt? That's great. Many cultural, athletic and restorative moments are waiting for you. On a stroll through the pedestrian zone with large stores for popular brands, as well as small, owner-managed stores, a journey along Darmstadt's landmark – the Mathildenhöhe – with its Art-Nouveau buildings and regular special exhibitions on contemporary art, a visit to the colourful Hundertwasser house in the Bürgerparkviertel or a trip to the Grube Messel, the most important site of prehistoric fossils: Shopping, art and culture ensure a diverse free-time offer in and around Darmstadt.

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Offers & events in Darmstadt

Due to the very central location of the Welcome Hotel Darmstadt City Center, we are right in the middle of city festivals instead of just being there. Various festivals take place in the city every year, for example:

  • Christopher Street Day 17.08.2024
    (Please note the access restrictions that may occur as a result)
  • Winefestival 29.08. - 01.09.2023
  • Schlossgrabenfest 30.05. – 02.06.2024

  • Heinerfest 04.07. – 08.07.2024


For everyone who needs to be active

No matter whether you like to be active in your holidays or would like to leave behind everyday life in between the meetings of your business trip: Darmstadt offers the right opportunities in summer and winter alike. On beautiful days, for example, two inner-city bathing lakes, the Wildpark Kranichstein, and the Botanical Garden or the Herrngarten are waiting for you. The latter can be used as a great jogging route. The free-time centre at the Steinbrückerteich entertains its guest with rowing boats, minigolf and pony riding. Have you ever tried a Segway before? Darmstadt offers Segway tours nearly every day. On cooler days, the Darmstädter Jugendstilbad is a good choice for you. The swimming bath and spa offers rest and relaxation.

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Recovery and free time in the Welcome Hotel Darmstadt

You can spend diverse holidays not only outside of the hotel. The hotel itself also has some attractive offers for the end of your day in Darmstadt. The 130 m² large soft spa landscape of the Welcome Hotel Darmstadt City Center with sauna, infrared cabin and the resting and fitness room offers the ideal framework for winding down. Feel free to book one of our mobile massages. Just talk to us!

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Darmstadt welcomes the first Federal football league

The Welcome Hotel Darmstadt City Center is an official sponsor of the SV Darmstadt 98. Our modern 4-star hotel is located right in the inner city of Darmstadt and is yet calmly situated with a view of the city park Herrngarten. Only 1.5 km separates us from the MERCK Stadium at the Böllenfalltor. This makes the city hotel the ideal starting point for fans, partners, guests and sponsors of the external teams.

Further excursion advice:

  • Central station with culture, concerts, readings, exhibitions, parties, lectures, etc.
  • Segway tours with the event organiser Der Mover
  • Cart rides in the FAHR•WERK
  • Guided tour through the European Mission Control in the ESOC
  • Art Nouveau bath
  • Guided city tours and general information on Darmstadt
  • Hundertwasser house

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