Husum, Germany

Genießer Hotel Altes Gymnasium

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Why We Love It

  • This former school building dates back to the 19th century & is in a peaceful spot, a 5-minute walk from the centre of town
  • The large spa has an indoor pool, hot tub, steam room & gym -- access is free for guests
  • There’s a gourmet restaurant in the basement, which is named after the German Nobel Prize winner Rudolf Eucken

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Map & Directions

Hamburg is the nearest international airport to Husum. It’s possible to take the train, which will cost around 35€ and take two and a half hours. Alternatively, it’s a 90-minute drive. Parking is free on site.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Husum, near the North Sea, is described as “the epitome of northern German lifestyle and culture” by Fodor’s and is known for being the centre of Germany’s wind energy industry. It’s also a place that dates back to the mid-13th century and it still retains much of its historic character. That’s true of the 5-star Geniesser Hotel Altes Gymnasium, which was once the local school.

The hotel features an impressive Gothic façade and a lobby area with a high wooden ceiling and grand staircase leading upstairs. The surroundings are peaceful, but it’s only a 5-minute walk to the harbour, the Nordsee Museum and the town’s shops, cafés and restaurants. Husum station is a 10-minute walk and the North Sea coast is 10 minutes away by car.

Back at the hotel, there’s a large spa with an impressive indoor pool, a hot tub, a steam room and a gym. Treatments can also be arranged (extra charge applies). Breakfast is served in a modern conservatory -- there’s a good continental buffet selection, including champagne.

The romantic Eucken restaurant is in the basement and serves gourmet fare accompanied by a vast wine list. It’s named after the German Nobel Prize winner Rudolf Eucken who was once a teacher at the school. The cosy Pauker lounge is also rumoured to have been the detention room.

The air-conditioned bedrooms are spacious and spread across the historic school building and newer Garden House annex (the latter of which has accessible Wi-Fi). Many rooms have a balcony or terrace.

Amenities

General

  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request in Comfort and Superior Double rooms only: 20€ per night for children aged 11 and under, 39€ per night for children aged 12 and over, and adults. This includes breakfast. Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking. Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at 20€ per night on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Wi-Fi is available free of charge in most rooms.

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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