In Dresden, you can find numerous famous buildings from the glamorous epoque of Baroque style lining up along the street like a string of pearls - the Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), Zwinger Palace and the Semper Opera House. Among these, the Grand Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski is an astounding witness of Saxon history itself and remains an important contribution to this exceptional group of buildings. Built in the 18th century by the Saxon king, August the Strong, as a pledge of love to his mistress and faithfully restored in 1995, the Grand Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski is a beautiful combination of historic glory, contemporary elegance and modern design. The hotel offers 182 elegant rooms, 32 luxurious suites and culinary excellence from five different venues including: the gourmet restaurant Intermezzo, the Palais Bistro serving French cuisine, the Restaurant Lesage in the Transparent Factory of Volkswagen, Cafe Vestibl with its own patisserie and the Karl May Bar with an award-winning cocktail list serving more than 100 different kinds of whiskies. There are six elegant conference rooms on the Bel Etage and a divisible meeting and ball room for up to 500 people. The hotel has also its own spa lounge with a pool, wellness and beauty treatments and offers five-star catering services.
The hotel taschenbergpalais kempinski is located in the city centre of dresden and is only few steps away from the city's renowned sights such as the semper opera house, residential castle, zwinger and the frauenkirche. The hotel is the city's most recognisable hotel, and the building has been the pride of dresden since the 18th century. It is now the best 5-star hotel in town offering 3 restaurants and free use of the pool and wellness area. The rooms are all elegantly decorated in what the hotel calls 'baroque nouveau' style. Room amenities include extra comfy tempur mattresses, marble bathrooms, under floor heating, air-conditioning, wi-fi access, satellite tv, and minibar. The stylish spa area features a sauna along with modern gym facilities. French cuisine is served in the palais bistro with terrace, and international dishes are available at intermezzo. Drinks are available at cafe vestibül or in the stylish karl may bar, which offers regular live music. This is a luxurious base from which to explore dresden and its many attractions.Please note that garage fees are 20 euros per night.