Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Hotels



Hotel Elephant

At a Glance


  • a beautiful historical building right in the city center


  • no air-conditioning
  • rooms in the front are sometimes bothered by the town clock if windows are open

Hotel Elephant Review

The historic Elephant, dating from 1696, has been famous for its charm—even through the Communist years. Book here (well in advance), and you'll follow the choice of Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Liszt (after whom the hotel bar is named)—and Hitler—all of whom were guests. Behind the sparkling white facade are comfortable modern rooms decorated in beige, white, and yellow in a timeless blend of art deco and Bauhaus styles. A sense of the past is ever-present.

    Hotel Details

  • 94 rooms, 5 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-07-2013

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