The hotel with a world culture in Lutherstadt

stay, celebrate & days

in the original Cranach House and Hof from the 16th century in Schlossstrasse 1 in Lutherstadt Wittenberg

what special at a glance

26 lovingly renovated rooms & suites on three floors

4 spacious, very individual holiday apartments

2 fully equipped guest kitchens (floor 2 & 3)

lockable bicycle garages in the courtyard

paradise garden to relax & celebrate

spaces for seminars, conferences, workshops and celebrations (from 10 to 200 guests)

the special place

In the lovingly restored and more than 500-year-old original residential building of the famous family of painters Cranach, we welcome you to the most heart-on directly at the historic market square in the heart of Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

The special atmosphere

Together with the romantic Renaissance Hof, the Roman Water Brunnen, the paradise garden, the court industry, the historical printing room, the youth art school and the special conference rooms, an entire ensemble has been created in which history, art, culture, tradition and modernity merge and have their own , create a small world that attracts guests from all over the world.

The special combination

The cranach hostel combines the best of Hotel & Herberge in one place. Living where the famous painter and his family lived, worked and celebrated. Every accommodation unique. All hotel rooms, suites and apartments are the subtle and accented design and reflection on the significant common. Suitable works of art, modern design, historical individual pieces and the lovingly restored house invite you to stay.
In the hostel part, reflection is on the simple, the essentials and in the foreground. Less is more here, because in combination with all the advantages of the hotel, our monk quarters offer the opportunity to live very centrally and to protect the travel budget.

particularly different

Community kitchens, bicycle garages, laundry, paradise garden are very special extras for families, creative minds, active and young guests. Coupled with exhibitions, the chance of meeting modern and traditional art or becoming creative, our house is a place for individualists, couples, families & creative people alike.

Special celebration & days

premises and locations for celebrations, seminars, workshops and meetings from 10 to 200 people, each as unique and different, as everything is possible with us, offer freedom and the right atmosphere for unforgettable moments and successful cooperation.

particularly responsible

What comes on the table at Cranach's house is quality, largely regionally, comes from people who create healthy food with passion and traditional means, and make a lot of things in the house every day. We are increasingly banishing plastic, palm oil and industrial mass goods.

Special do special in Wittenberg

and with every grant to us, with every overnight, every celebration and every workshop, you automatically support the non-profit work of the Cranach Foundation Wittenberg and promote e.g. young art and culture as well as our child and youth work.


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