Building work began in 1840 and subsequently this was a place where freedom was lost, somewhere free-thinking people were imprisoned precisely because of their free spirit. The first prisoners in this former penal institution were the visionaries and pioneers of freedom and democracy in Germany: the Baden revolutionaries.
The Liberty Hotel gave a great deal of thought as to how we could remodel and find a new use for this old building, while respecting its history with a caring and sensitive approach. Plans and designs were developed, then redeveloped and started over from scratch - until we found precisely the right formula. With a passion for detail, they have breathed new life into this huge, solid walls, bringing the old and the new together in a wonderful way.