Hotel Freund is a friendly family-run hotel and spa resort locacted in the heart of Germany’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Edersee wilderness area.
At Hotel Freund the healing focus is on breathing, movement and nature with active holidays for your body and soul. Explore your inner self by connecting with some of the world’s most elegant and sensitive animals and enjoy the freedom of horseback riding at the hotels own stud farm.
The Hotel offers a range of specialised programs – from relaxing wellness and spa treatments to packaged Yoga holidays and theurapeutic treatments such as their signature Meridian Diagnostic which combines modern technology with Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Surrounded by World Heritage-listed natural beech forests, green fields, idyllic villages and the Kellerwald-Edersee natural reserve, Hotel Freund is a calming countryside retreat for the whole family.
With its own horse stud, the resort offers plenty of opportunity to connect with the natural environment on horseback, bike or foot. Beyond the stables, there are numerous options for exploration, adventure, relaxation and pampering – with family-friendly activities and experiences to enjoy year-round.
The personal touch that comes with a family-run hotel extends to the social coffee and waffle gatherings with senior boss, Marta Freund, every Wednesday and the friendly get-togethers for all guests in the hotel bar every evening.
«Swing yourself on the back of a horse and find your inner cowboy! »
- Four-star accommodation
- 15 single rooms, 50 double rooms, 10 apartments, 5 suites
- Some apartments are dog-friendly
SPA & THERAPIES
- Orkeland SPA – a Mediterranean paradise with a sense of the Far East and Orient
- Mediterranean pool garden with an outdoor pool and indoor pool with panorama windows and nature views
- Poolside sundeck
- Japanese garden
- Acacias sauna, steam bath, laconium, salt-crystal sauna, Latvian sauna and cooling bath
- “Froschkönig” hair salon (“frog prince” hair salon)
- Massage: aromatherapy, Dorn-Breuss-Therapy, Korean massage, Cup massage, reflexology, alkaline salt-oil-massage, Aurum Manus® holistic gemstone massage, Shiatsu, Hot Stone massage, AyusLomi Massage, partner massage
- Body treatments: for relaxation, revitalization, purification, slimming and beautification
- Cosmetic treatments: deluxe facials, aesthetic facial treatments, anti-aging treatments, anti-stress treatments, men’s treatment and after sun care
- Medical wellness: physiotherapy, Korean medicine and Ayurveda, acupunture, Reiki, medical baths, Meridian Diagnostic – combining modern technology with traditional Chinese medicine
- Teens massage and wellness
- Day spa and hair salon
- Four restaurants
- Café terrace, verandah and BBQ garden
- Lounge and bar
- Wine cellar
- International cuisine with a focus on regional specialties and seasonal menus
- Lactose and gluten-free menus available
- Daily fitness program including Pilates, stretching, back training, aqua fitness, Nordic walking, guided walks and hiking tours, meditation and relaxation
- Yoga (Ashtanga, Bikram and Yoga walking) – daily, except Tuesdays
- Horseback riding and daily horse riding lessons
- Fitness and gymnastic room
- Personal training
- Biking – mountainbiking and e-bike rental (free)
- Children’s activities: playground and indoor playroom, horse stables, miniature ponies, lama and fallow deer enclosure, free children’s program during school vacations
- Hiking in the nearby National Park Kellerwald/Edersee World Heritage site
- Water sports at the Edersee – surfing, sailing, diving, fishing
- Golf – 20 minutes away
- Conference centre with 5 meeting rooms and 4 group work rooms for up to 120 delegates
- Located near Edersee, Germany’s second largest water reservoir
- 10 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Nationalpark Kellerwald-Ederse’s protected beech forests.
How to get there
- By Car
- Please enter the address into your navigation device and please type in Frankenberg/Eder (not Voehl).
- By Train
- Ederbringhausen – 3 km, transfer is provided on request (please let the hotel know at least 2 days prior to your arrival)
- By Plane
- Paderborn Airport – 92 km, approx. 1 hour to get from the airport to the hotel by car
- Frankfurt/Main Airport – 145 km, approx. 1,5 hours from the airport to the hotel by car
(Sport- und Wellnesshotel Freund GmbH)