Frankfurter Hof

cover by manfred markowski

Cover of our book FRANKFURTER HOF by Manfred Markowski



Whenever I am in Frankfurt, I always seek a chat with head concierge and legend-of-the-house Juergen CARL, who is one of the most interesting personalities of the trade. Later I find myself sitting on the terrace in the charming courtyard, enjoying delicious food and good wine, under the impression of the historic facade of the hotel.


During the days of an international fair – and there are plenty in Frankfurt – the hotel buzzes. But the most exciting period is the yearly Book Fair, when hundreds of people roam the hotel and make it the inofficial centre des affairs of the Frankfurter Buchmesse.


Talking about books: we have now published our book FRANKFURTER HOF (in Deutsch and in English). The blurb on the cover reads:


Since 1876 the Frankfurter Hof is among the most famous hotels in the world. Its façade is a reminiscence of glorious days, of splendid festivities and heydays of an empire. But it is also a symbol of downfall and resurrection – an allegory of modern Germany.

Since the days of César Ritz the most experienced hoteliers managed this hotel. This book offers an intimate view into the life of the past and present days of the Frankfurter Hof, presenting images and sources never published before.

The guests of the Frankfurter Hof come from all over the world and from all different backgrounds. This book introduces over 900 names from the hotel’s guest book, a fine selection of illustrious personalities.


Andreas Augustin


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Our Select Member Hotel

Frankfurter Hof
Country: Germany
City: Frankfurt am Main
Opening date: 1876

Note from the Host

General Manager Moritz Klein

The History

History
Famous Guests
Former Managers

The Present

332/32 Rooms
Restaurants & Bars
Body, Mind and Soul

Coordinates

Am Kaiserplatz
60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Tel: +49 69 215-943
Fax: +49 69 215-900

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