The Badehof spa hotel – experience relaxation in the stunning Röhn region
The 4-star Badehof spa hotel is located in the Bad Salzschlirf spa garden and the historic pavilion with its famous healing waters. This listed art nouveau building was refurbished in 2017 and offers guests a personal wellness experience with a well-balanced mix of tradition and modernity.
The hotel’s rooms are designed using artistic collages that can be tailor-made to guests’ individual preferences.
Spa time at Badehof means taking time-out from daily life
Guests can treat themselves to a luxurious spa break in the 500m² wellness area. The spa treatments range from classic massages like a Rudolf Breuss back massage, aromatherapy and Ayurveda massages as well as a Lomi Lomi Nui full body massage and head and facial shiatsu treatments.
A large selection of beauty treatments, a Finnish sauna, steam bath and an infrared sauna allow guests to leave their daily stresses behind – giving the body and mind complete relaxation.
Medical wellness – cures for better health
In addition to the beauty and relaxation treatments, the Badehof hotel also focuses on medical wellness. The ‘fit & vital’ health club is located in the hotel and offers various medical wellness treatments. They include special cures for back pain, burnout and rheumatism.
The hotel’s guests also have the option to exercise in the health club’s gym or to participate in classes like yoga or Zumba.
The Badehof hotel prides itself on its exceptional cuisine. Guests have the choice between the TaVino wine and tapas bar or the Raffaello restaurant.
The TaVino offers guests delicious small bites inspired by Spanish cuisine. The fresh tapas are the perfect finger food to accompany the wide choice of wines and cocktails.
The hotel’s culinary highlight is the Raffaello restaurant. Guests are treated to a wonderful selection of fish dishes like grilled octopus, king prawns or gurnard. Sustainability as well as the quality and freshness of the fish are very important for the team. Classic meat dishes complete Raffaello’s menu.
Outdoor activities in the Vogelsberg and Rhön regions
The spa town of Bad Salzschlirf, popular for its mineral and moor medical treatments, is located between the Röhn and Vogelsberg regions and is the ideal starting point for walking and cycling tours.
The Rhön Biosphere Reserve (Biosphärenreservat) is part of the Central Uplands and close to natural forests, idyllic valleys, moors and meadows.
A good variety of destinations to discover:
- The Wasserkuppe Mountain with its impressive views
- The Baroque city of Fulda
- The Red and Black Moors
- The Point Alpha memorial site
The Vogelsberg Nature Park is a hidden gem and not as busy as the area around the River Rhön. The Vulkanring Vogelsberg walking path, which borders the Vogelsberg Nature Park, treats walkers to some beautiful landscape with its lush fields of flowers, hedge-lined meadows and forests.
The Baumkronenpfad tree-top walk on Hoherodskopf Mountain is the perfect way to discover the Vogelsberg Nature Park from a birds-eye perspective. The path is made up of rope bridges, which are fixed to the trees. From the viewing platforms, visitors can enjoy wonderful views across the hilly landscape of the Vogelsberg Nature Park.
Wellness and spa treatments include massages like the Rudolf Breuss back massage, aromatherapy and Ayurveda massages and the Lomi Lomi Nui full body massage. For complete relaxation, guests have the sauna area, which includes a variety of different saunas with spectacular views across the spa garden, a swimming pool as well as a spacious relaxation area.
Only Klapp cosmetic products are used in the beauty treatments. Guests have a choice of facials, body exfoliation, full body thalassotherapy treatments, make-up and manicures.
Guests also have the option to exercise in the health club’s gym or to participate in classes like yoga or Zumba.
Wellness & Care
The on-site ‘fit & vital’ health club offer advice and treatments from their professional ergo therapists and physiotherapists. Offers include activity and exercise classes, nutritional advice, osteopathy, physiotherapy as well as consultations with CBT therapists and psychotherapists.
There are also special cures for back pain, burnout and rheumatism.
Hotel guests have a good choice of activities and places to visit in and around Bad Salzschlirf.
Visitors to Bad Salzschlirf will enjoy the attractive half-timbered houses and art nouveau buildings; the charming streets and the beautiful spa garden with its mature trees.
In 1941, Bad Salzschlirf’s residents got together to construct ‘Mary’s Grotto’ (Mariengrotte), which was created using the architectural drawings of the Franciscan monk, Maternus. It is located in a former sandstone quarry in Strangelsberg Mountain. Visitors will be treated to some magnificent views across the town of Bad Salzschlirf.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy discovering the Central Uplands with its natural forests, idyllic valleys and moors. As well as the stunning landscape, birds like the kingfisher and dipper are also found in the Rhön region. Visiting the Red and Black Moors are a must. The Red Moor is a raised bog in the Hessian region in the Rhön Mountains. Being 800m above sea level, it’s a popular destination for walkers in summer and cross-country skiers in winter.
A circular walking trail constructed on wooden planks surrounds the Black Moor, which is home to some rare plants and animals like the black grouse and the sundew.
Point Alpha, a Cold War observation point is a fascinating memorial place to visit. It was one of the most important US observation points until the end of the Cold War in 1989.
Another place worth seeing is the Baroque city of Fulda with its 18th century castles, palaces, parks and gardens. It’s about 20km from Bad Salzschlirf and has a medieval old town as well as a great city centre to enjoy a wander around the shops.
- Finnish sauna (95°-110°C)
- Infrared sauna
- Number of treatment cabins: 10
- Traditional cosmetics
- Medical massages
- Nutrition counselling
- Natural fango/ moor/ mud treatments
- Ayurvedic cure
The spa hotel is located in Bad Salzschlirf, in the federal state of Hessia, close to Frankfurt am Main and Kassel. It’s situated in the centre of the long-established Bad Salzschlirf spa garden and close to the historic pavilion with its popular healing water fountain. It is about 120km from Frankfurt am Main and 100km from Kassel.Arrival by car
From the West: Cologne – Olpe – Gießen – Bad Salzschlirf
From the East: Berlin – Leipzig – Erfurt – Eisenach – Bad Hersfeld – Fulda – Exit Schlitz/Niederaula – Bad Salzschlirf
From the North: Hamburg – Hanover – Kassel – Exit Niederaula or Hünfeld/Schlitz – Schlitz – Bad Salzschlirf
ICE trains run between Fulda and Bad Salzschlirf and take approximately 20 minutes.