Location and Surroundings

Location and Surroundings


Did you already get to know the smallest main station in Germany? You are more than welcome to get to know it – here in Gevelsberg.

Actually, Gevelsberg can offer way more than that! The habitants are full of love for their home town and hospitality, which makes the small town vibrant and lovable. That why we enjoy welcoming you as our guest. Located in the “green heart” and city center- you may find the Hotel Alte Redaktion which represents the perfect starting point for golf- or hiking-tourists, leisure- or business travelers.

Besides the great location in the city center, our guests can make use of our cooperation with the Golf Club “GOLF Gut Berge”, easy accessible hiking and walking tours through the city forest of Gevelsberg as well as the convenient location to reach the leisure opportunities throughout the adjacent cities and areas.

The city center of Gevelsberg does not only offer a variety of shops but also an interesting and diverse cultural program and various restaurants, as for instance the “Black Angus” Steakhouse right next to the hotel. The city center has been extensively renewed in 2008 and gets one into the mood of window shopping and enjoying the year-round city festivals. For guests interested in culture, we can recommend the art house cinema, for fans of classical music we recommend the concerts organized by the “Konzertgesellschaft Gevelsberg e. V.”. If you are interested in architecture, you can discover more than one hundred buildings with preservation order throughout the city of Gevelsberg.

The rural areas of Gevelsberg and its convenient location in between the bigger cities of NRW, is very attractive for golf players and hikers. On any hiking route you can enjoy the natural beauty of Gevelsberg and the adjacent cities. On the 18-course golf court, golf player can enjoy themselves and have a great time.

Additionally, Gevelsberg offers further sports- and leisure activities as well as interesting, adventurous and family-friendly destinations. Sport activities are for instance Tennis, Squash, Badminton, Bowling, Mini golf and Swimming. A visit of the “Erlebnispark Gevelsberg” (“Adventure Park”) will make our youngest guests happy – for sure!

As mentioned before, Gevelsberg is located close to various bigger cities, as for instance Hagen and Wuppertal. In both cities, you can go on an extensive shopping tour. In Wuppertal,, a visit of the zoo as well of its famous “Schwebebahn” is worth it. Also cities such as cologne and Dusseldorf are only 30 minutes away by train and offer a huge variety of activities.

With us as a starting point, our guests benefit from our convenient location for car, bus and train, which enables a quick transfer to convention centers, airports, various shopping facilities and leisure destinations. You can receive further information from our Front Desk.