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Hotel Liberty

Hotel Liberty Curtains in Offenburg
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  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant, 2 bars, rooftop terrace

  • Spa & Recreation

    Free offsite pool and sauna, library

  • Conference & Meetings

    Floating banquet room, former prison corridor, vaulted cellar

  • Interior design

    Knoblauch

  • The Originals

    Dietmar Funk

  • Themes

    History

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant, 2 bars, rooftop terrace

  • Spa & Recreation

    Free offsite pool and sauna, library

  • Conference & Meetings

    Floating banquet room, former prison corridor, vaulted cellar

Inside a former prison for radical thinkers, Hotel Liberty encourages guests to appreciate the notion of freedom through fine cuisine, spacious rooms, and an emphasis on shared experiences.

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Architecture Beauty unchained

Hotel Liberty Architecture

Architecture Beauty unchained

This former prison is built from the same red sandstone that was used for the cathedrals of Freiburg and Strasbourg.

Designed in 1840 by renowned architect Heinrich Hübsch, the building has gone through numerous renovations involving new oak floors, the removal of window bars, and an added glass section between two brick buildings. Many of the former cells have been connected to form more spacious guestrooms. Thick original walls and steel doors keep the building’s history at the forefront.

Interior design Pure Knoblauch

The Knoblauch design team kept the building’s historical character while reducing any rigidity through playfulness.

Retro-technological furnishings contrast handcrafted pieces by local craftspeople, while tiled bathrooms, black leather headboards, and distressed brown leather sofas feature in many rooms and suites.

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The Originals Dietmar Funk

“The challenge was to keep the old prison’s history, while creating an atmosphere of ease that, finally, is liberating!”

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History The Baden revolutionaries

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History The Baden revolutionaries

The prison housed radical thinkers riding the wave of liberalism that spread across Europe after the French Revolution.

Food & Drink Bread and water

The fine dining restaurant Wasser&Brot references inmates’ typical diet of “water and bread” in previous times.

Today, this standout eatery serves contemporary local and international cuisine under chef Jan Maxheim, while the mezzanine floor White & Brown Bar offers local fruit brandies and plenty of other specialities. The atrium bar serves regional spirits, and the La Cave wine space has a cloister table, rounding out what's on offer at Hotel Liberty—a place to escape to, not from.

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Location

Location

Europe
Germany
Offenburg

Hotel Liberty
Grabenallee 8
Offenburg 77652
Germany

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