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Hotel Cronberger Hof

Your hotel on historic ground on the pulse of time!

Ladenburg is probably the oldest city in Germany to the right of the Rhine and thus one of the first and most important city foundations in the state. The Celts used a Neckar alluvial cone around 3,000 years before the turn of the times to lay the origins of today's city. After many centuries hidden in the history of Ladenburg, the Roman Empire established itself in 70 AD. At first it built a fort and demonstrated military presence. In AD 98, the Roman Emperor Trajan made Ladenburg the capital of the Civitas Ulpia Sueborum Nicrensium. This created the prerequisite for Ladenburg to develop into a Roman provincial town. Lopodunum, so called by the Romans, experienced a heyday around 200. Around the year 500 the Franks in Ladenburg showed their importance at that time with a royal court. Ladenburg became the capital of the Lobdengau. A good 100 years later, the Franks donated Ladenburg to the Bishop of Worms, who developed the town into a secondary residence. An episcopal rule that lasted until 1705 began. It enabled Ladenburg to develop into a medieval town.

The Hotel Cronberger Hof is located on historical ground. A fort already stood on this ground during the time of Roman rule. In 1334 a farm with a mill was mentioned in a document. In 1568, the namesake of the Cronberger Hof, Hartmut XIII von Cronberg, court marshal and grand court master in Kurmainz, chief magistrate in Höchst and Hofheim, acquired this property, which was previously known as the Bettendorfer Hof. In 1672 the court became the property of the Speyer Cathedral Chapter. After an eventful history, the Saalmüller family finally built the Hotel Cronberger Hof on the historic ground in 1992, which has been in our possession since April 2014.

We are pet free hotel.