Wellness for nature-lovers

The Wellness Hotel Diedrich in the Hochsauerland region has been around for more than 110 years. The family business is located in the centre of Hallenberg – a small village with half-timbered buildings, surrounded by the rocky mountains of the Rothaargebirge. The area has much to offer those interested in culture and nature-lovers. After going on a hiking tour or after a trip with a mountain bike, you can relax in the column spa. Those of you who find the usual sauna temperatures too high can benefit from the Roman sweat bath – called a tecaldarium. This type of sauna helps to stabilize your circulation and strengthens your immune system. The sauna is heated to a mere 39 degrees and can be visited in clothing. However, you will also find the so-called baths in the illuminated whirlpool warming and pleasant. Starlight effects integrated in the bath create a cosy atmosphere: Whilst powerful jets of water massage the body along its lymph channels at the same time, aromas arising from the water inspire the mind.

Wellness & Spa

The hotel is surrounded by a mutli-faceted landscape and thus perfect for long walks, hikes and mountain bike tours. The wellness area is 1,200 m² and comprises a column spa equipped with a tecaldrium, sauna, steam bath and a large swimming pool.


There are numerous types of beauty treatment including facial and body treatment with products of the brand name Babor.


Fitness trainers offer weekend fitness afternoons which are suitable for both trained and not trained guests. Each and every guest is dealt with personally. Professional advice for Nordic walking, back exercises, instructions for the equipment in the gym.


Hallenberg offers a large number of leisure activities all year round. You can discover wild herbs during guided hiking tours, enjoy the distant view over the mountains from the Sauerland-Stabil-Stuhl (an oversized wooden chair-like platform) or get to know the history of ice mining in the region. In the Bike Arena Sauerland, you can discover the area by bike and the Nordic Walking Park Hallenberg provides the ideal conditions to exercise outdoors. The climbing region Steinschab has a special experience in store: Both beginners and experienced climbers can dabble in climbing the 50-metre steep face. The winter sports towns of Willingen and Winterberg are not far from Hallenberg – perfect for skiers and snow hikers. As Hallenberg is on the border to Hessen, it is definitely worth visiting the university town of Marburg and the Marburg castle or the town of Frankenberg with its historical town hall, the former Cistercian monastery and the Thonet Museum. There is a golf course 12 kilometres from Hallenberg.

Regional cuisine

Hotel Diedrich offers numerous possibilities to be spoilt with culinary delicacies. Here, importance is attached to regional products. The Anton restaurant is a venue for gourmets, where traditional cuisine meets unusual tasting creations. In the summer, you can either eat waffles in the grill hut, which are prepared over an open beech fire or relax on the roof patio and enjoy the view across the valley. Likewise popular is the fireplace and postal room where the guests can eat in a cosy atmosphere.


Hotel facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Quiet rooms
  • Early check in / Late check out
Main offers
  • Adults only
  • Wellness for couples
  • Bar
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Vegetarian | Vegan cuisine
  • Meals for special dietary requirements
Wellness & Spa
  • Total size of spa and wellness area (in qm) without outdoor facilities: 1400
Swimming areas
  • Indoor pool ( in qm): 60
  • Countercurrent installation
  • Massage jets
  • Finnish sauna (95°-110°C)
  • Tepidarium (38°C)
  • Steam bath
Body and beauty care
  • Number of treatment cabins: 8
Beauty treatments
  • Traditional cosmetics
  • Natural cosmetics
Body treatments
  • Wellness massages
  • Hydrojet massage bed
  • Relaxation baths
Asian facilities and treatments
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • fitness studio
  • 40 qm Studio Size (in qm)
  • 10 x Number of fitness machines
  • Leihfahrräder
  • E-Bike Verleih
Activity programme
  • Gymnastics
  • Pilates
Gemeinsam erleben
  • Guided hikes
  • Cycling tours
  • psychological | mental coaching
  • Alpine skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Golf course close by
  • Hiking
  • Designated running tracks
  • Bike rental
  • E-Bike rental
Cultural events
  • Konzerte




1.1 These terms and conditions govern contracts for the rental use of hotel rooms for lodging purposes, as well as all other goods and services rendered by the hotel to the customer in this context (Hotel Accommodation Contract). The term “Hotel Accommodation Contract” comprises and replaces the following terms: accommodation, lodging, hotel, hotel room contract.

1.2 The hotel’s prior consent in written form is required if rooms provided are to be sublet or rented to a third party, or used for other than lodging purposes, whereby section 540, para. 1, sentence 2 German Civil Code (BGB) is waived insofar as the customer is not a consumer.

1.3 The customer’s general terms and conditions shall apply only if these are previously expressly agreed.


2.1 The Hotel Reinhard Diedrich e.K. (hotel) and the customer are the contracting parties. The contract shall come into force upon the hotel’s acceptance of the customer’s offer. At its discretion, the hotel may confirm the room reservation in written form.

2.2 Any claims against the hotel shall generally be time-barred one year after the commencement of the general statute of limitations period. This shall neither apply to damage claims nor to claims which are based on an intentional or grossly negligent breach of obligation by the hotel.


3.1 The hotel is obligated to keep the rooms reserved by the customer available and to render the agreed services.

3.2 The customer is obligated to pay the agreed or applicable hotel prices for rooms provided and for other services accepted. This also applies to services ordered by the customer directly or via the hotel, which a third party provides and the hotel disburses.

3.3 The agreed prices include all taxes and local taxes in effect at the time of the conclusion of contract. This does not include locally levied taxes, which are owed by the guest himself according to the particular municipal law, such as visitor’s tax.    
If the statutory value added tax is changed or if local taxes concerning the rooms and services are newly introduced, changed or abolished after these have been contractually agreed upon, the prices will be adjusted. This only applies to contracts concluded with consumers, if four months have passed between the conclusion and fulfilment of the contract.

3.4 The hotel can make its consent to the customer’s later request for a reduction of the number of reserved rooms, services of the hotel or the customer’s length of stay dependent on the increase of the price for the rooms and/or for the other services.

3.5 Hotel invoices not stating a due date are payable without deduction and due within ten days of receipt of the invoice. The hotel can demand immediate payment of due debt from the customer. The statutory rules concerning the consequences of default of payment apply. The hotel reserves the right to prove greater damage.

3.6 The hotel is entitled to require a reasonable advance payment or a security, such as a credit card guarantee, from the customer upon conclusion of the contract. The amount of the advance payment and payment dates may be agreed in written form in the contract. The statutory provisions shall remain unaffected with advance payments or a security for package tours. The statutory rules concerning the consequences of default of payment apply.

3.7 In justified cases, e.g. the customer’s default in payment or expansion of the scope of the contract, the hotel shall be entitled, also after the conclusion of the contract up to the commencement of the stay, to demand an advance payment or a security within the meaning of the above-mentioned No. 3.6 or an increase of the advance payment or a security agreed in the contract up to the total agreed remuneration.

3.8 Furthermore, the hotel shall be entitled, at the commencement and during the customer’s stay, to demand a reasonable advance payment or security deposit within the meaning of the above-mentioned No. 3.6 for existing and future accounts receivable from the contract, insofar as such has not already been paid pursuant to the above-mentioned No. 3.6 and/or No. 3.7.

3.9 The customer may only set-off, reduce or clear a claim by the hotel with a claim which is undisputed or decided with final, res judicata effect.


4.1 The customer can only withdraw from the contract concluded with the hotel, if a right of withdrawal was explicitly agreed upon in the contract, another statutory right of withdrawal exists or if the hotel gives its explicit consent to the withdrawal. The contractual agreement of a right of withdrawal as well as the consent to withdrawal from the contract shall be in written from.

4.2 Insofar as the hotel and customer have agreed upon a date for a cost-free withdrawal from the contract, the customer may withdraw from the contract up to that date without incurring payment or damage compensation claims by the hotel. The customer’s right of withdrawal shall expire, if he does not exercise his right of withdrawal vis-à-vis the hotel by the agreed date.

4.3 If a contractual right of withdrawal was not agreed or has expired, a statutory right of withdrawal or cancellation is not given and the hotel does not give its consent to the cancellation of the contract the agreed hotel services shall be paid regardless of whether the customer avails himself of the contractual services.The hotel must credit the income from renting the rooms to other parties as well as for saved expenses. If the rooms are not rented otherwise, the hotel can demand the contractually agreed rate and assess a lump sum for the saved expenses of the hotel. In this case, the customer is obligated to pay at least 90% of the contractually agreed rate for lodging with or without breakfast as well as all-inclusive arrangements with contracted services, 70% for half-board and 60% for full-board arrangements. The customer is entitled to prove that the above-mentioned claim has not accrued at all or has not amounted to the demanded sum.


5.1 Insofar as it was agreed that the customer can withdraw from the contract at no cost within a certain period of time, the hotel is entitled for its part to withdraw from the contract during this period of time if inquiries from other customers regarding the contractually reserved rooms exist and the customer, upon inquiry thereof by the hotel with a reasonable deadline set, does not waive his right of withdrawal.

5.2 If an agreed advance payment or an advance payment or a security demanded pursuant to No. 3.6 and/or No. 3.7 is not made even after a reasonable grace period set by the hotel has expired, then the hotel is likewise entitled to withdraw from the contract.

5.3 Moreover, the hotel is entitled to effect extraordinary withdrawal from the contract for a materially justifiable cause, in particular if
- force majeure or other circumstances beyond the hotel’s control render the fulfillment of the contract impossible;
- rooms or spaces are reserved with culpably misleading or false information or concealment regarding essential facts; the identity or solvency of the customer or the purpose of his stay can constitute essential facts;
- the hotel has justified cause to believe that use of the hotel’s services might jeopardize the smooth operation of the hotel, its security or public reputation, without being attributable to the hotel’s sphere of control or organization;
- the purpose or the cause of the stay is illegal;
- there is a breach of the above-mentioned No. 1.2.

5.4 The justified withdrawal by the hotel constitutes no claims for damages for the customer.


6.1 The customer does not acquire the right to be provided specific rooms insofar as this is not expressly agreed.

6.2 Reserved rooms are available to the customer starting at 3:00 p.m. on the agreed arrival date. The customer does not have the right to earlier availability.

6.3 Rooms must be vacated and made available to the hotel no later than 12:00 noon on the agreed departure date. After that time, on the grounds of the delayed vacating of the room for use exceeding the contractual time, the hotel may charge 50% of the full accommodation rate (list price) for the additional use of the room until 6:00 p.m. (after 6:00 p.m.: 90%). Contractual claims of the customer shall not be established hereby. The customer is at liberty to prove that the hotel has no or a much lower claim for charges for use of the room.


7.1 The hotel is liable for harm inflicted on life, limb and physical health. Further it is liable for other damage caused with full intent or gross negligence or due to intentional or grossly negligent violation of obligations typical for the contract. A breach of obligation of the hotel is deemed to be the equivalent to a breach of a statutory representative or vicarious agent. All other claims for damages are excluded, if not determined differently in this No. 7. Should disruptions or defects in the performance of the hotel occur, the hotel shall act to remedy such upon knowledge thereof or upon objection by the customer made without undue delay. The customer shall be obliged to undertake actions reasonable for him to eliminate the disruption and to keep any possible damage to a minimum.

7.2 The hotel is liable to the customer for property brought into the hotel in accordance with the statutory provisions. It recommends the use of the hotel or room safe. If the guest wishes to bring with him money, securities, stocks, bonds or valuables with a value of more than 800 EUR or other things with a value of more than 3500 EUR, a separate safekeeping agreement is necessary.

7.3 Insofar as a parking space is provided to the customer in the hotel garage or a hotel parking lot, this does not constitute a safekeeping agreement, even if a fee is exchanged. The hotel only assumes liability for loss of or damage to motor vehicles parked or manoeuvred on the hotel’s property and the contents thereof only pursuant to the preceding No. 7.1, sentences 1 to 4.

7.4 Wake-up calls are carried out by the hotel with the greatest possible diligence.    
Messages, mail, and merchandise deliveries for guests shall be handled with care. The hotel will deliver, hold, and, for a fee, forward such items (on request). The hotel only assumes liability according to the preceding No. 7, sentences 1 to 4.


8.1 Amendments and supplements to the contract, the acceptance of offers or these general terms and conditions should be made in written form. Unilateral amendments or supplements by the customer are invalid.

8.2 For commercial transactions the place of performance and payment as well as, in the event of litigation, including disputes for checks and bills of exchange, the exclusive court of jurisdiction is at [Bitte Ort eintragen, wahlweise Standort des Hotels oder Sitz der Betreibergesellschaft]. Insofar as a contracting party fulfills the requirements of section 38, para. 2 of the German Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) and does not have a place of general jurisdiction within the country, the courts at [Bitte Ort eintragen, wahlweise Standort des Hotels oder Sitz der Betreibergesellschaft] shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

8.3 The contract is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with German law. The application of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods and Conflict Law are precluded.

8.4 Should individual provisions of these general terms and conditions be or become invalid or void, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected thereby. The statutory provisions shall also be applicable. 

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  • Sauerland
  • Hallenberg
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Lage und Anfahrt

in Hallenberg – the most southern city in the Hochsauerland region, North Rhine-Westphalia. It owes its name to the spur on which it is situated. It runs along an acclivity to the estuaries of the rivulets Nuhne and Weife. The peaceful, rural area with its wooded hillsides offers enjoyment of nature in its essence.

Arrival at the airport

From Frankfurt Airport, drive along the A3/A5 towards Würzburg/Kassel/Frankfurt/Frankfurt Airport. At the A5 exit, drive towards Hannover/Westkreuz F. AT the Gambacher Kreuz interchange, take the exit no. 11 and turn onto the A45 towards Köln/Dortmund/Wetzlar/Marburg/Gießen. At the Giessener Südkreuz interchange, filter into the A485 towards Marburg/Gießen/Linden. Continue on the B3. Take the B62 exit towards Korbach/Frankenberg/Biedenkopf and keep right to turn onto the B252/Frankenberger Straße. Then turn into the B236/Battenberger Straße and drive on. Then turn onto the L717/Wunderthauser Straße.

Arrival by car

Coming from the north
Drive along the A7 to Hannover-Nord, then along the A352 to Hannover-West. Drive on the A2 until you reach the motorway interchange Bielefeld, then on the A33 until the turn-off Haaren/Wünneberg. On the B480 continue towards Brilon-Winterberg. In Winterberg turn off onto the B236 towards Hallenberg.

Coming from the east
Drive along the A4 to the Kirchheimer interchange. Then turn off onto the A7/A5 and drive until you reach the junction Alsfeld-Ost. Then drive along the B62 towards Marburg. You will arrive at the B252 leading towards Frankenberg. Then take the B236 in Münchhausen towards Hallenberg.

Coming from the west
Drive along the A44 to the motorway interchange Werl where you turn off onto the A445/A46 towards Brilon. At the end of the motorway in Bestwig, turn on to the B7. Just before Brilon, turn off onto the B480 towards Winterberg. When you arrive in Winterberg, drive towards Hallenberg on the B236.

Coming from the south
Drive along the A5/A45 or A3/A45 to the interchange Gießener Südkreuz, then follow the A485/B3 to Marburg and turn onto the B252 towards Frankenberg. In Münhchausen, continue on the B236 to Hallenberg.

Arrival by train

You can travel in the regional train from Warburg to Bestwig. Then take the train to Winterberg or Frankenberg. Before travelling, ask the hotel for a shuttle service to Hallenberg.



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