The Parkhotel Emstaler Höhe****


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A warm welcome... the Parkhotel Emstaler Höhe. Welcome to the Frankfurth family.

In the home of the Brothers Grimm, in the heart of Germany, lies idyllically the "Emstaler Höhe" in the low mountain range of North Hesse. Enjoy the family atmosphere and feel at home in our fairy tale rooms, ancestral home rooms and country house suites.

Discover the fairytale hiking region, relax in "Grimm`s Badehaus" and indulge in culinary delights in our "Genussrestaurant Habichtswald". Our kitchen & service team will enchant you daily with fresh, tasteful creations from our region and will make sure that you feel at home with us to your heart`s content.

We look forward to welcoming you as a guest of one of the 500 best guesthouses in Germany.

Sabine & Lukas Frankfurth with all employees


A feast for the palate

Honest, good cuisine & regional awareness are our motto. The kitchen team around Frank Schulz and Marius Ritter was awarded one of the 500 best inns in Germany by Falstaff Gasthausguide 2020. "In our kitchen, no convenience products or flavor enhancers go into the cooking pot. Daily fresh cuisine characterizes our quality awareness," says Frank Schulz. In the "Genussrestaurant Habichtswald" you can take a seat in our romantic, rustic fairytale parlor or in the Genusspavillon. You are spoiled by the service team around family Holzinger and Mrs. Untermann. With their relaxed and cordial manner, they will always put a smile on your face and read (almost) every wish from your lips - try it out!  


Hiking in Northern Hesse - the home of the Brothers Grimm

...Experience the unique low mountain range of Northern Hesse with all its facets. Germany's 3rd most beautiful premium hiking trail, the "Habichtswaldsteig" leads you durdch the Habichtswald Nature Park on 85km directly to Lake Eder. The entrance is directly opposite the "Emstaler Höhe". In Bad Emstal, 100km of circular hiking trails await you in the beautiful nature of the GrimmHeimat Nordhessen. Through forest and meadow you will experience myths, fairy tales and legends on the 400km long Märchenlandweg.

The perfect relaxation after hiking or strolling in the adjacent spa park with rose and medicinal herb garden can be found in "Grimm`s Badehaus". Here you can relax like in a fairy tale and recharge your batteries for your next hiking destination. In the evening, North Hessian and fresh, regional cuisine awaits you in the "Genussrestaurant Habichtswald".


Awaken spirits

Spend extraordinary hours of well-being in our "legendary" wellness area - "Grimm`s Badehaus". Inspired by the legends of the Brothers Grimm, as well as the castle ruins from the region, it is a place of relaxation and recreation. You can expect 3 saunas, experience showers, natural rock garden, graduation house, floating loungers, VelusJet massage and whirlpool. Our highlight is the "Frau Holle bathing ritual", after which your body and mind will feel as light as a feather.

Petra Diegler's fairy tale cosmetics will pamper and relax you with healing elixirs and treatments. You can expect soothing facial treatments, as well as aromatic oil and special massages such as fairy tale dream "face, full body, back and hot stone massages.

Märchenkosmetik - Institut Petra Diegler

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A party and me

Our festive rooms offer you the perfect location for a wonderful and unforgettable celebration. We will be happy to create individual menu or buffet proposals, as well as dreamlike decorations for you in a personal consultation.

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