If you’d like to try a different type of hotel experience, one that’s built on history and everything that comes with it, visit the Glonn region in Germany. Here you’ll find a beautiful hotel that was once a farmhouse. It sits in the middle of a lovely clearing and it provides inviting and comfortable accommodations while also giving visitors a look at the past of this charming place.
The reconstructed farmhouse sits in the middle of a beautiful clearing surrounded by lots of greenery
On this very location there used to be a big manor house back in the Middle Ages which has been burnt down and destroyed. Sometime later a Bavarian farmhouse was built in its place. In the 1900s the farmhouse was extended with a stud farm and then in the 1960s with a dairy farm and a gardening area as well. This also used to be a training camp for horses.
Special care and attention were given to the design of the facade which mimics the original farmhouse aestheticNatural materials such as clay and wood were used throughout the process as a sign of respect for the past
In 1985 the current owner purchased this piece of land and that’s when a shift was made towards organic food production. In 2016 part of the farmhouse was destroyed in a fire and that’s when architecture studio vonMeierMohr Architenken stepped in to restore and renovate this whole place, also transforming it into the hotel that it is today.
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The guest rooms are quite simple, without too many decorations or bulky furniture piecesThis beautiful gallery space has an angled ceiling with skylights that fill it with natural light
The restoration and reconstruction were not easy and great was care was given to the original design and details of the farmhouse. It was also during this process that the architects discovered the original farmhouse was organized into three layers. This structure was implemented in the new design. The ground floor is where the Farmers Club area is which includes a bar, a gallery and big outdoor areas which can be used for various events and activities. The two upper sections contain the new guest rooms so that’s where you’ll be staying is you ever decide to visit this beautiful place.
The interior as a whole has a rustic and cozy aesthetic and the rooms feel very welcomingThe suites were updated with big glass windows and doors that allow them to frame nice views of the surrounding landscapeThe bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and each is different in a wayThe muted and earthy color palette creates a very warm and cozy ambiance inside the roomsThe top floor rooms have this attic-inspired feel because of how low the angled ceiling isThis charming farmhouse hotel also has an indoor living areaThere’s also a cozy kitchen and dining area where guests can spend time together