Enter the sophisticated lobby of black and white glass and peer at Hotel Elephant, Weimar’s remarkably carved spiral staircase, circling in Bauhaus style beyond average heights. With history dating back to the early 16th century, Hotel Elephant, Weimar has served as a rendezvous for international poets, artists, intellectuals, and statesmen ranging from Goethe to Schiller to Bach. Open our doors and step outside to all of the well-known sites and exclusive boutiques of Weimar.
Why Choose Hotel Elephant Weimar
With an array of fine dining, Hotel Elephant, Weimar invites guests to experience timeless elegance in age-old surroundings. Anna Amalia is our award-winning gourmet restaurant renowned well beyond city limits. Sink into the soft leather armchairs in the wood-paneled library and enjoy a digestif or fine cigar, surrounded by a finely compiled collection of books and music, or indulge in a fantastic dinner comprised of Italian cuisine created from the most indigenous ingredients. Recently named one of the ten best restaurants in Germany by the leading German gourmet magazine, Der Feinschmecker, Anna Amalia invites you to experience our distinct cuisine in impressive surroundings.
Accommodations at Hotel Elephant Weimar
You will immediately feel right at home in the 99 finely furnished and individually styled guest rooms and suites. Spacious beds and bathrooms leave you plenty of room, while the classic Bauhaus details and select paintings on the walls create an extraordinary atmosphere. Naturally all rooms incorporate modern technology, such as cable TV, pay-per-view, and ISDN connection. Most of the rooms also feature access to our Wireless-LAN.
The dignified opulence of their Thomas Mann Suite and the Johann Daniel Falk Suite make a lasting impression. Quality oak parquet, wall paneling with teak inlay work, handcrafted stucco work, and carefully-wrought items of furniture exude an air of tranquil elegance. Botticino and Nero Assuloto marble is combined with fine wood and sanded glass in the luxurious bathrooms. A special feature of the Thomas Mann Suite is the series of paintings by artist Armin Mueller-Stahl entitled “Die Manns” (The Manns).
Dining at Hotel Elephant Weimar
The Anna Amalia restaurant is famous far beyond the city limits as one of the top restaurants in the new German Federal States. The leading German gourmet magazine, Der Feinschmecker, recently named it one of the ten best restaurants in Germany. Gault et Millau has awarded an impressive 17 points to our inventive Italian chef’s creations. And, for the fourth year in a row, Anna Amalia is the only restaurant in Thuringia to possess the coveted Michelin star.
In an ambience of understated luxury, chef de cuisine Marcello Fabbri creates culinary highlights with an emphasis on Italian cuisine. On warm summer evenings, the high doors leading out to the picturesque garden are opened letting you enjoy the delicacies under the sky.
Activities at Hotel Elephant Weimar
With one of the world’s most unique and celebrated addresses, the spectacular setting lends itself to rich and memorable travel experiences.
Arts & Culture
The Liszt House
The Schiller House
The Goethe House
The Roman House (Römisches Haus)
The Nietzsche Archives
Goethes Garden House
Tiefurt Palace and Park
The Buchenwald Memorial