The chronicle of the hotel “Thüringer Hof” in Rudolstadt

We look back on a 131-year history

Chronicle of the “Thüringer Hof” Hotel

A look back at 131 years of history

The inn stands on the site of Sempert’s and Kleinfelder’s barns, which Rich. Schade from Wildenspring, owner of a pawnbroker’s shop, bought in 1883 and built the new building in the following year.

  • 1891 Rich. Höfler Pößneck
  • 22.07.1898 Karl Meinung from Arnstadt
  • 30.10.1900 Wilh. Maybaum
  • 11.09.1903 Paul Ochs
  • 02.04.1919 Postholder Rudolf Streitberger Rudolstadt
  • 13.04.1932 heirs: Widow Loni and Ursula Streitberger until end of war
  • from 1945 quarters of the Belgian Army
  • In the 1950s until 1989, the HO (trade organisation) ran the hotel.
  • In 1990 Siegmund Lauterbach bought the property back from the Treuhand;
    On 01.11.1991, after extensive renovation, the hotel was reopened.
  • A lease from May 2003 failed and had to be terminated in January 2006.
  • After the death of Siegmund Lauterbach, Ursula Lauterbach took over the hotel in October 2007, followed by his son Carsten Siegmund Lauterbach in September 2009.
  • From 2014-2016, the hotel was expanded to include the adjoining building at Mauerstraße 13;
    Six modern rooms were created and parking facilities in the courtyard, which had been lacking until then, were added.
  • In 2021, the Lauterbach family celebrates its 30th anniversary in the 131-year history of the hotel “Thüringer Hof” Rudolstadt.
The chronicle of the hotel "Thüringer Hof" in Rudolstadt - A brochure of the Thüringer Hof Rudolstadt from 1938

The chronicle in pictures


Hotel Thüringer Hof
Bahnhofsgasse 3
07407 Rudolstadt

Carsten Lauterbach


Telefon: 0 36 72 / 41 24 22
Telefax: 0 36 72 / 41 24 23



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