TOP 5 hotels for sports enthusiasts  

Whether you prefer doing sport indoors or outdoors, jogging in the city or calmer natural surroundings, or building up your endurance or strength – a varied backdrop, modern exercise equipment and the right motivation are essential for sticking to your fitness programme. The GCH Hotel Group has the perfect answer for every type of sport: discover the German capital on one of its many jogging routes or go for a run in the idyllic natural landscape around the hotel. For strength and cardio training, a number of our hotels offer modern fitness facilities along with spacious spa areas where you can relax and recover after working out. We’ve put together five hotel tips that are guaranteed to motivate you during your next workout. 

Dresden Radebeul - Exclusive business hotel with large wellness area

Boasting a modern spa facility and a great location surrounded by greenery, the Radisson Blu Park Hotel & Conference Centre, Dresden Radebeul is the ideal hotel for fitness and relaxation. Take to one of the jogging or hiking routes at the foot of the vineyards and marvel at the breathtaking views offered by the Dresden Basin (Elbtalkessel). Meanwhile, the hotel’s exercise equipment centre is perfect for additional strength training – various weights and exercises enable you to train all your muscle groups. A visit to the hotel’s spa area is the perfect way to finish your sports and relaxation programme. In addition to saunas and a whirlpool, the 1,000 m² facility features a 25-metre indoor pool and an outdoor lane. The hotel’s services also include hammam treatments (Turkish bath) and traditional Ayurvedic massages. 

Koblenz Lahnstein - Jogging routes in idyllic surroundings along the banks of the Rhine and the Lahn

A dream location in the Middle Rhine Valley (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) with a unique view of the Rhine and the Lahn rivers: Wyndham Garden Lahnstein Koblenz has a number of fantastic jogging routes through idyllic surroundings, and is the perfect starting point for a lengthy walk or hike. Take a walk through the parkland around the hotel and discover nearby attractions such as Lahneck Castle and Ruppertsklamm ravine during your jog. The hotel’s modern fitness and spa areas allow guests to burn energy with a vigorous workout and then relax in the sauna, chill out in the quiet zone or enjoy a soothing massage. Alternatively, you might choose to unwind at Emser Therme, a thermal bath with a large sauna facility and fitness area located just 15 minutes from the hotel. 

Berlin Müggelsee - Sports paradise on the outskirts of the capital 

Nature at its best at Hotel Müggelsee: Situated on the banks of Lake Müggelsee, Berlin, this hotel is in the heart of a nature reserve, making it the perfect place to enjoy a range of sporting activities, including jogging, cycling, hiking and swimming. The hotel’s own park and forestland have simply everything a fitness enthusiast could want. Bikes can be rented from the hotel, and a volleyball court is available for use when the weather is good. At the end of a stressful day, you can relax and unwind in the hotel’s spa, which has a whirlpool and several saunas.  

Holiday Inn Berlin City West - The ideal hotel for sports enthusiasts in the west of Berlin

The Holiday Inn Berlin City West has two fitness rooms with cardio equipment and weights for all your workout needs. If you like to train outside, there are several jogging routes in the vicinity of the hotel and in the nearby Jungfernheide park. The park also has a small lake. In summer, you can lie back and soak up the sun after finishing your jog. The hotel also has a spacious spa area equipped with a Finnish sauna, steam room and swimming pool for maximum relaxation and enjoyment. A dip in the cold-water pool will boost your immune system and make sure that you are fighting fit for your next jog.

Holiday Inn Berlin City East - The perfect hotel for professional athletes

Whenever national or international sporting championships take place in Berlin, Holiday Inn Berlin City East is a popular choice for sports groups and professional athletes looking for excellent accommodation. The well-known Berlin sporting venues Velodrom and Sportforum Hohenschönhausen are located nearby. The Velodrom is one of the capital's largest event spaces, with a number of legendary cycle races being held here. Next door is the swimming and diving centre at Europasportpark (SSE), which hosts various national and international competitions and tournaments. National and international sporting competitions – from speed skating to gymnastics to boxing – are also held at Sportforum Hohenschönhausen.

  • Sportforum Hohenschönhausen: Konrad-Wolf-Strasse / corner of Weissenseer Weg, 13055 Berlin, 500 metres from the hotel
  • Velodrom: at Berlin Landsberger Allee station, Prenzlauer Berg, 10407 Berlin, 2 km from the hotel