Located on river Fulda, this town is the administrative centre of Fulda District. Its modernity goes in sync with a wonderful display of its past that is captured in its expansive museums. It has a mixed history of destruction and revival, for those who fled the town. Exactly because of this, the town gets quite a lot of attention from tourists throughout the year. It even inspired a great author: in Kenneth R. Weinstein's words, 'return to Fulda where he talks about his life in a different country but finally decides to go back to Fulda.
Mid-range accommodation in Fulda
If you are looking for cheap hotels, there are about 400 options that you can choose from. The services offered are quite standard but the rates are very competitive. Hotel Am Rosenbad is a family run business, for example. It offers great service including free parking on site and Wi-Fi connection. Located at the center of the town, getting around town is easy with many forms of transportation available.
Another option - Hotel Am Schloss - is housed in beautiful half timbered buildings with nice accommodation and with a historic bar in the basement where you can find a wide range of traditional German drinks. It's located close to the castle and the cathedral, just a walking distance away.
Hotel Elsass Fulda is a 2-star family run hotel in the zone of the cathedral and palace. With 11 rooms, you can get great service with nice meals, and reach most major destinations in town from here. Ibis Hotel Fulda also enjoys a central location in the Baroque city of Fulda, only a few meters walk from the town and the castle Fuldaer Duomo, and offers cozy accommodation within its 75 rooms.
Hirsch Garni and Nubknacker are also cheap hotels worth considering in this category that offer decent services for a good prices. Being in the heart of Europe, it's a great attraction to tourists, so you will have a lot of choices to make among Fulda hotels, depending on your preferences.
Top class stays in Fulda
The town has a number of world class hotel branches that you can choose from. Hotel Esperanto is a 4-star hotel located in the center of the town. It offers a range of services including a sauna and a gym. It serves local beer brands, like most hotels in Fulda. It's especially a good choice for family trips, and the price corresponds with the unique service that you will find here. Its central location means you can easily get transportation to any part of the town with ease.
Holiday Inn Fulda is also an excellent choice. Located in the center of the town, the hotel offers a touch of modernity with great services. You can easily connect to every part of the town and even the airport from here.
Other Fulda Hotels within this category include Maritim Am Schlossgarten Fulda and Baeder Park Hotel Rhoen Therme. There are, of course, many more budget hotels in Fulda worth your attention in this range.
Great destinations to visit in Fulda
There are a lot of interesting sites to see in Fulda. The town has different types of attractions depending on what you want to see. It has great sights and landmarks, museums, nightlife and theaters. The Fulda cathedral is a beautiful church located next to ancient Michael's Kirche, a magnificent building with great artwork to see. Schlossgarten Fulda is a beautiful place at the heart of town and a major destination. The entrance is free; there is a restaurant with exotic plants and old trees, with a playground for children. It's a perfect place to sit and relax. The Stadtschloss city palace is located at the center of the town, a quiet place where you can see nice artworks in its unique design. The Deutsches Feuerwehr museum, has a great display of old train engines that will amaze you, it's a perfect place to visit. Mollenhauer Recorder is especially an interesting place to visit if you love music. You can buy recording instruments here and look at the great collection available.
If you want to see what nightlife in Fulda feels like, there is a number of interesting bars and clubs that you can visit and enjoy, like the Havanna bar that has low prices and at a great location. S-Club is a perfect getaway with great music. The environment is friendly, though can be too noisy for some.