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Baden-BadenGermany

A small thermal resort in Southern Germany, Baden-Baden is an exclusive, elegant and stylish choice for luxury living or a gratifying getaway.

Once a spa resort, always a spa resort. Roman emperors, Prussian queens and even 19th-century celebrities utilized Baden-Baden for its hot spring baths, as well as its horse races, luxury hotels and casinos. Nicknamed the European Summer Capital, Baden-Baden was officially assigned its double name in 1931, to distinguish it from Baden in Switzerland and Baden bei Wien in Austria.

Located on the edge of the Black Forest, its countryside setting is optimal for enjoying a healthy, wholesome break. The town’s two main thermal baths, the Caracalla Spa and Friedrichsbad, are supplied by the hot springs 6,560 feet (2,000 meters) underground. The waters are said to treat all sorts of health problems, including cardiovascular issues, rheumatism and metabolic disorders. Indulge yourself with a visit and try out one of the various spa treatments.

The Lichtentaler Allee park makes for a perfect stroll, with almost two miles (three kilometers) of tree-lined avenues, and is also home to the renowned Museum Frieder Burda. Inside, enjoy some of the biggest names in modern art, with contributions by Picasso and Pollock, among others.

If you like to shop, you won’t be disappointed by the selection of boutiques, labels and jewelry stores. On Kaiserallee, pick up some fine-quality chocolate and enjoy a coffee at Rumpelmayer, before heading to the Kurhaus Casino right next door. Music, gambling, late dinners and balls are just some of the options at Baden-Baden’s most famous casino. If you’re in town at the right time – in spring, late summer or mid-fall – you can also enjoy the Iffezheim horse races.

Before you leave, savor a glass or two of Riesling. Baden-Baden is in Rebland, a popular growing district for this type of white wine, so you can be sure of the highest quality.

With its reputation for excellence, Baden-Baden is a chic destination with health benefits, old-world scenery and many ways to spend your money. In fact, it's so good they named it twice.

Top Hotels in Baden-Baden

Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
5 out of 5
Werderstr. 1, Baden-Baden, BW
The price is CA $238 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11

Located in the heart of Baden-Baden, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (447 reviews)

"Location is perfect. Staff is wonderful and the property is beautiful!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Maison Messmer - ein Mitglied der Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection
Hotel Merkur
Hotel Merkur
3.5 out of 5
Merkurstr. 8, Baden-Baden, BW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $133 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Baden Baden Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla Spa is ...

4.2/5Excellent! (263 reviews)

"Centrally located near everything. No buffet breakfast as social distance practiced. Very clean with helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2020

Hotel Merkur
Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel
Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel
4 out of 5
Lange Strasse 47, Baden-Baden, BW
The price is CA $185 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in the heart of Baden-Baden, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla Spa ...

4/5Very Good! (271 reviews)

"Basic but acceptable hotel. Pictures appear better than the real deal. No complaints for anything in particular. A pleasant stay, good service from staff, additional facilities available on request (eg iron). Misleading info about spa being open when only pool is currently available for use (no steam ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 3, 2020

Radisson Blu Badischer Hof Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Baden-Baden

Boutique Charme Apartments 10
Boutique Charme Apartments 10
4 out of 5
Küferstraße 10, Baden-Baden
The price is CA $113 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Located in Baden Baden Old Town, this apartment building is steps away from Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla Spa is 0.2 ...

3/5 (1 review)

"It is on the third floor of a building, so walking up with large suitcase along the narrow stairway could be a challenge for some... Also the sofa bed does not have a sheet, the construction in the adjacent building and the garbage cleaner started early like 7:30am, so expect early morning noise.... ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2019

Boutique Charme Apartments 10
Boutique Charme Apartments 12
Boutique Charme Apartments 12
4 out of 5
Küferstraße 12, Baden-Baden
The price is CA $134 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Baden Baden Old Town, this apartment building is steps away from Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla Spa is 0.2 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Bien

"Petit appartement tres bien placé ( attention pas d acces en voiture car zone pietonne) on peut se garer gratuitement a 10 min a pied en hauteur. Malheureusement il y a eu une mauvaise information entre hotels.com et ce proprietaire car il n avait pas l information que nous etions 3 et donc on s ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2020

Boutique Charme Apartments 12
Schwarzwald Loft Baden-Baden
Schwarzwald Loft Baden-Baden
5 out of 5
Mozartstraße 6, Baden-Baden

Situated in Baden-Baden, this luxury apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Central-North Black Forest Nature Park and Casino Baden-Baden. Caracalla ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Die Unterkunft war top, besonders die Kommunikation verlief reibungslos und das Appartement entsprach exakt den Bildern"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 17, 2019

Schwarzwald Loft Baden-Baden
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Baden-Baden

Caracalla Spa
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Caracalla Spa

4.5/5(2 reviews)

Luxuriate in the warm waters of natural springs and lounge in saunas at a modern spa in the woods of Baden-Baden.

Casino Baden-Baden
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Casino Baden-Baden

5/5(1 review)

Try your luck at a variety of classic games in the chandelier-lit halls of one of Germany’s oldest casinos.

Faberge Museum
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Faberge Museum

4/5(1 review)

Be dazzled by the extravagant, intricately detailed jewelry of Peter Carl Fabergé in a museum that celebrates and displays his artistry.

Top things to do in Baden-Baden

Panoramic Baden-Baden Walking Tour (2h with guide)
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Panoramic Baden-Baden Walking Tour (2h with guide)

CA $279
Per adult
Day trip to the Black Forest from Strasbourg to Baden-Baden
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Day trip to the Black Forest from Strasbourg to Baden-Baden

CA $1,102
Per adult
Day Tour with Lake, Palace and Wine (8h, chauffeur, guide)
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Day Tour with Lake, Palace and Wine (8h, chauffeur, guide)

CA $2,623
Per adult
Baden - Baden Walking Tour
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Baden - Baden Walking Tour

CA $528
Per adult
Private Baden-Baden Casino Tour (40min with guide)
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Private Baden-Baden Casino Tour (40min with guide)

CA $387
Per adult
The best in Baden-Baden surroundings and Black Forest. Start from Baden-Baden
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The best in Baden-Baden surroundings and Black Forest. Start from Baden-Baden

CA $618
Per adult

Reviews of Baden-Baden

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Feb 9, 2020

Beautiful little German gem!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Sep 20, 2019

Food was NOT good

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jun 24, 2019

Quiet town with plenty to do and a great place to plan excursions from.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 12, 2019

Take the walk to alte schloss

5/5 - Excellent

Alex

Aug 24, 2018

Beautiful city

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