Arrive. Feel at home. Enjoy.

Whether you are travelling on business or away on holiday – in our arcona HOTELS & RESORTS you will find the answer to your expected level of enjoyment and personal comfort. Booking a room at an arcona Hotel means: discover, relax, experience. Our multifaceted offers will awaken your desire to travel – to discover the breathtaking nature of the Switzerland of Mecklenburg, the charm of historical hamlets, the pulsating life in the middle of Berlin. The comfort in each one of our hotels is as unique as our locations. Stylishly designed rooms create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, our restaurants will serve you delicious and unique culinary creations from all over the world and the graciousness of our employees ensures personalised hospitality at the highest level.

The history.

  • 1995 Incorporation of the Arkona Stadthotellerie as Arkona Hotel GmbH.
  • 2001 Reorganisation as Arkona AG; Steigenberger license becomes effective (5 hotels)
  • through 2004 Opening of the first 8 city hotels
  • 04 / 2008 Acquisition of Arkona Management GmbH by Arkona Hotel Holding GmbH (Shareholders: A. Winter, S. Gerhard) as an MBO
  • 07 / 2008 Acquisition of the Golf and Wellnesshotel “Schloss Teschow”
  • 07 / 2009 Brand relaunch of arcona HOTELS & RESORTS
  • 01 / 2010 Acquisition of the hotels art´otel Potsdam (relaunch 01/2011 into arcona HOTEL AM HAVELUFER) and Steigenberger Drei Mohren in Augsburg
  • 01 / 2011 arcona HOTELS & RESORTS launches as a public brand
  • 03 / 2011 Acquisition of the mo.hotel, Stuttgart (relaunch 02/2012 into arcona MO.HOTEL)
  • 12 / 2011 Opening of the boarding house arcona LIVING BACH14
  • 03/2012 Acquisition of Batschari Suite Hotel, Baden-Baden
  • 09/2013 Opening of Steigenberger Parkhotel Braunschweig
  • Autumn 2014 Opening of arcona LIVING MÜNCHEN & arcona LIVING SCHAFFHAUSEN
  • 2015 Opening of arcona LIVING OSNABRÜCK
  • 10/2017 Opening of arcona LIVING APPARTMENTS FIRST SELLIN
  • 2018 10th anniversary of arcona HOTELS & RESORTS
  • 02/2018 Acquisition of Haus Westerland at Sylt
  • 05/2018 Opening of arcona LIVING ERNST LEITZ HOTEL at Wetzlar
  • 07/2018 Acquisition of Hotel Hanseatic Rügen & Villen
  • 10/2018 Acquisition and opening after modification of Hotel Elephant in Weimar
  • 11/2018 Opening of arcona LIVING BREMEN
  • 11/2018 Acquisition of Gartenhotel Erika in Kitzbühel

The people.


Alexander Winter

Managing Partner of arcona HOTELS & RESORTS
The hotel manager, who trained at the Vier Jahreszeiten (Four Seasons) Hotel in Hamburg, worked at the Hotel Louis C. Jacob until 1998, and then moved to Rostock to work for the Arkona Hotel Group. From 2001 to 2008, he was CFO and a member of the managing board of Arkona AG. Alexander Winter became self-employed in 2008 through the management buy-out of arcona Stadthotellerie (city hotels), and continued to support Louis C. Jacob on a consulting basis.
He has many years of experience in both the luxury hotel industry and the modern city hotel industry.


Prof. Stephan Gerhard
Partner of the TREUGAST Solutions Group
shareholder in arcona HOTELS & RESORTS
The trained hotel manager with a degree in business administration has been working as a consultant for over thirty years. His main role is as a professor of hospitality development at the Fachhochschule des Mittelstandes (University of Applied Sciences for Medium-Sized Companies – FHM). Stephan Gerhard also holds shares in various hotel and gastronomy companies, such as 25hours Hotels.

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