I want to, as long as I am here, open my eyes, look modest and expect, what builds up in my soul.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
From a crafts workshop to one of the most beautiful art hotels in Europe. The history of the Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel reads itself just like a fairy tale. In 1596 it was named the Imperial and Royal carpentry of Graz and the tradition of handicraft kept on for the next centuries. A new chapter was opened in the 1960s as the traditional building was transformed into the “Gasthof Bierstrom”. A few pages later, from 1980 until 1982, the building was vastly remodeled and modernized and reopened as Schlossberghotel. In the following years the hotels grows as two adjoining buildings are added. Another highlight in the story of the hotel was the construction of the new apartments in the Domenig-Spitz in 2011.
Art is not the bread, but the wine of life.
According to the quote of Jean Paul this would mean that the Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel can be compared to a premium, extensively-equipped wine cellar. Exactly like that the art collection offers diversification and excitement on the highest level, numerous treasures and a lot of room for interpretation.
Attersee Christian Ludwig
Clementschitsch Jakob Carl
De Pauli Christine
Von Heyl Charline
The artist lacks the talent to be an average human being.
Because it is truly everything else but average what the „Artists in Action“ create each year. As a limited edition and exclusively for the Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel the artists let their creativity run free and individual highlights emerge.
The secret of art is that you do not seek, but find.
To arrange the seeking and finding in the easiest way the highlights of the art- and culture scene of Graz are already marked on the map and wait to be combed through.
The Diagonale – The Festival of Austrian Filmmaking – runs from the 18th to the 23rd of March in Graz and the structure of the programm is this year again characterized by great variety.
You can find more information at www.diagonale.at.
In the heart of the old town of Graz, situated at the foot of the Schlossberg, the Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel is the ideal starting point for your stay in Graz. You can reach the most important sights, shopping possibilities, cafes and restaurants in only a few walking minutes. Leave your car directly in front of our hotel, we park it for you in our underground parking garage opposite of the hotel.
Get off at the Grazer Hauptbahnhof and take the tram 1 (Direction Mariatrost), 3 (Direction Krenngasse), 6 (Direction St. Peter) or 7 (Direction St. Leonhard/LKH). Change to the tram 4 or 5 towards Andritz at “Hauptplatz”. Leave the tram at the stop “Schlossbergbahn”. The hotel is right opposite of the tram stop.
The stop of the airport bus (bus 630/631) of the Grazer Verkehrsbetriebe is right in front of the airport. Get off at the stop “Jakominiplatz” and take the tram 4 or 5 towards Andritz at “Hauptplatz”. Leave the tram at the stop “Schlossbergbahn”. The hotel is right opposite of the tram stop.
You can find more information at www.flughafen-graz.at.
Take the highway A2 or A9 and keep driving towards the center. Follow the road signs to the Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel.
Schlossberghotel – Das Kunsthotel
Marko Hotelbetriebs GmbH
T: +43 316 80 70
F: +43 316 80 70-70
UID: ATU 71 627 448
FN 46126 k, Graz ZRS
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