Bernhard Zepf

Connoisseurs are drawn to Baden-Wurttemberg, to the Hotel Erbprinz, because here there is a long history of enjoyment and hospitality. The ideal location between Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Alsace makes the elegant house in the Albtal the perfect retreat on the edge of the Black Forest. Built opposite the Ettlinger Schloss and in 1788 with a Schankerlaubnis by the margrave of Baden, the Erbprinz is one of the most traditional hotels in Germany.

Today, the 123 rooms and suites of the 5-star superior hotel welcome every guest as a good friend and promise a pleasurable time. For an extended stay, the seven apartments of the house combine all the amenities of a private living area and hotel service.

Sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and keen golfers will find the best conditions for individual enjoyment in the idyllic Albtal. Those who enjoy horsepower under the hood can take the hotel's Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid on a lively tour of the Black Forest.

The Erbprinz Beauty Spa by Jaqueline Frank with a large pool, sauna area, gym and a completely redesigned wellness area for applications of the highest standard deserve special attention. High-quality care products, soothing treatments and effective anti-aging treatments for the face and body form the basis for the wide range of applications in this exclusive spa. At the same time, close cooperation with alternative practitioners and plastic surgeons opens the door to completely new treatment options and sets standards throughout the region. What is valid for the spa is also valid for the kitchen at the Hotel Erbprinz: the culinary masterpieces of the Ralph Knebel, star chef, are highly ambitious. Honest and easy - that is how he describes his menu, which is based on seasonal cuisine. As I said at the beginning: Baden-Wuerttemberg and enjoyment belong together.


A walk along the panoramic path at the Wattkopf opens up a beautiful view over the old town of Ettlingen. In the nearby natural park Schwarzwald, nature lovers will find many opportunities for sport and leisure activities.

In its more than 220-year history, the hotel has always been structurally altered and enlarged. The elegant and cozy interior of the rooms and suites creates a feel-good atmosphere of a special kind.


Under the wings of Maître, Tim Buchmann and star chef, Ralph Knebel, the guest experiences the most exquisite culinary delights. Chefpatissiere, Jasmina Knebel, conjures creations for the sweet branch and runs the new Café Erbprinz.


CATEGORY 5 Star Superior

ROOMS & SUITES 123 rooms and junior suites

CUISINE 1 star in the Michelin guide

WELLNESS & SPA Pool, sauna world, day spa, beauty, gym

GOLF Seven golf courses in the region

PETS Well-behaved dogs are welcome

SHUTTLE-SERVICELimousine with chauffeur

CIGAR LOUNGE Davidoff-Lounge
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There is so much to discover so much to enjoy! This is only possible when you visit us, and we get to know each other. That is exactly what we want - to have you with us, we pamper you, and offer you a wonderful time.

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Rheinstraße 1
76275 Ettlingen
Telefon +49 7243 322 0