It lies opposite the city of Mainz on the other side of the river, near Frankfurt am Main. Wiesbaden provides for numerous hotels and spa houses. There are 26 thermal springs bubbling in this city on the foothills of the Taunus Mountains.
Many of Wiesbaden’s hotels are located at the street Wilhelmstraße, the noble centre of the city. Your Wiesbaden hotel will be located near the State Museum and the park “Warmer Damm”.
Numerous Wiesbaden hotels are located near the city’s Kurviertel (spa district). The monumental Kurhaus (spa house) is the location for a variety of concerts and events. In the city’s former wine hall you may nowadays be lucky at a casino.
In the spa gardens, which are designed in English style, you may spend some relaxing hours during your stay at a Wiesbaden hotel.
Wiesbaden hotel guests may also visit the bathhouse Kaiser-Friedrich-Bad, where they will be able to enjoy the beautiful art nouveau flair while taking a bath in thermal water. During your stay at a hotel in Wiesbaden you should also see the Schlossplatz (palace square), which is the seat of the Hesse Landtag and the location of the Marktkirche (market church) with its five spires.
If you are located in a hotel in the northern part of Wiesbaden we recommend you to make a trip to the hill Neroberg, where you will find a Greek chapel. Another popular destination for Wiesbaden’s hotel guests is the animal and plant park Fasanerie.
The hotels in Wiesbaden will be frequently fully booked during the festival Rheingauer Weinwochen, when the historic city is turned into the world’s largest wine bar.
Wiesbaden’s economy is dominated by the service industry, with tourism playing a vital role for the city’s finances. The city is home to companies such as Abbott, Ferrari and Dyckerhoff.
Total population: 275,685 (March 2008)
Postal codes: 65001 - 207, 55240 - 246, 55247 - 252