Experience Bad Soden’s eventful history
Experience Bad Soden’s eventful history from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden there are many historic sights to discover. In less than two minutes, you can walk to the extravagant Hundertwasser House of the Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, which stands out immediately due to its mossy exterior and unconventional architectural style. Close by is the Quellenpark in the old part of town containing the city’s main landmark, the Sodbrunnen, with its ornate statue of Sodenia.
The Eichwald and its well-designed hiking and cycling trails are only a 15 minutes walk from our hotel. The former bathhouse stands in the old spa park and now houses the city museum as well as a library.
In the spa town of Bad Soden am Taunus, the “Solbrunnen” mineral spring has been attracting visitors with its curative waters since 1886. The Sodenia pavilion containing the statue of the same name - the town’s landmark - was built over the spring.
Discover exciting places to visit from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden
Take a trip into the Main city of Frankfurt and discover the Römerberg with its half-timbered houses bearing the names of Goldene Greif, Wilder Mann and Schwarzer Stern.
If you have children, it’s worth visiting Frankfurt Zoo, which has 500 different species and almost 5,000 animals to see. Botanists will love the Palm Garden, a plant paradise and green oasis in this busy town. Inside the park, there is an aquarium with a colourful underwater world and a tropicarium with bizarre plants from the monsoon rainforests, the African savannah and the subtropical fog deserts.
It’s also worth taking a trip to the town of Oberursel, around 13km away and surrounded by rolling hills. Colourful half-timbered houses and modern buildings dot the landscape and encourage you to explore winding streets and romantic squares. The 16th century church of St. Ursula particularly stands out, as does the historic town hall, built from the remains of the Gothic city gates.
Places of interest near the H+ Hotel Bad Soden
“Alte Kurpark” gardens with mineral springs and bathhouse
Right next to the H+ Hotel Bad Soden is the Alte Kurpark, created in 1823: an English style landscaped garden with numerous exotic trees, a bathhouse dating from 1871 which today houses a library, an art gallery and a museum, as well as several mineral springs. The “Große Sprudel” or “Big Fizz” is located right on the H+ Hotel Bad Soden's very own terrace.» Continue to Location & surroundings
The "Hundertwasserhaus" – live differently
Designed by Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the Hundertwasserhaus in Bad Soden is a residential building which incorporates the town’s first spa resort, “Haus Bockenheimer”, which was set up in 1722. The building includes 17 varied spacious apartments and commercial space. It is approximately ten minutes’ walk from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden.
The mineral springs park and Sodenia temple
This small mineral springs park was established in 1872. It contains the well-known Solbrunnen spring, originally used for salt extraction, and the Sauerbrunnen spring. In addition, the Sodenia temple with Sodenia figurine, erected in 1888, has become a real landmark of the town. It is approximately ten minutes’ walk from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden.
Evangelical church with ancient sacristry
The Evangelical Church of Bad Soden is located right next to the mineral springs park. It was inaugurated in 1490 and has a chequered history. Baroque panel paintings dating from 1720 were discovered during restoration work in the 1990s. It is less than ten minutes’ walk from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden.
Burgberg Tower with viewing platform
The Burgberg Tower was built by the Taunus Club in 1900, reputedly on the site of a former castle, although this is unconfirmed. It sits above the Alte Kurpark on an 180-metre hill, and has a viewing platform which is open to the public on Sundays during the summer. It is approximately ten minutes’ walk from the H+ Hotel Bad Soden.» Continue to Location & suroundings