The history

BURGAU-hotel Sonnenhof

A southern German hotelier success story

Hotelier overnight

After the loss of a tenant, Robert Manhardt took over his first hotel in Gersthofen overnight. The first point of contact with the hotel industry ensured the start of the Sonnenhof hotels a few years later.April 2005

Sonnenhof Pension

Robert Manhardt and his wife Martina open their own guesthouse with 26 rooms in Retterschen, a hill near Kressbronn on Lake Constance. The pension was the starting point for the later opening of the first Sonnenhof on Lake Constance.October 2008

Sonnenhof Hotel

Opening of the Bodensee Hotel Sonnenhof. An old villa is given new splendor and the first Sonnenhof Hotel in a panoramic location on Lake Constance is opened. The pension, which will be continued and integrated into the hotel offer, is located in the immediate vicinity of the new hotel.July 2010

Dependence Lindau

The Sonnenhof on Lake Constance is growing again. Also in the immediate vicinity of the existing hotel and guesthouse, the Lindau extension is celebrating its opening. With 21 rooms, conference and event facilities as well as an underground car park, the Sonnenhof's range of services will be further expanded.July 2012

Planning Sonnenhof Augsburg

The planning and drafts for the Augsburg-Hotel Sonnenhof in Gersthofen begin. The second Sonnenhof will be built as a hotel close to the city on the Ulm / Augsburg / Munich traffic artery.January 2016

First thoughts for Sonnenhof Burgau

The first thought for the Burgau-Hotel Sonnenhof sprouts. Sketches and drafts for a possible implementation are created and the first discussions are held.June 2016

Purchase of land in Burgau

Takeover of the property on Kapuzinerstra├če in Burgau. The planning of the construction project and thus of the third Sonnenhof in Burgau, the home of Robert Manhardt, has started.December 2016

Groundbreaking ceremony in Gersthofen

Groundbreaking ceremony and start of construction in Gersthofen. The construction of the second Sonnenhof in Gersthofen is put into practice.December 2017

Hotel opening in Augsburg

The Augsburg Hotel Sonnenhof celebrates its opening. We are happy about the addition of the second Sonnenhof to the Sonnenhof Hotel collection under the management of our friend, gastro professionals Seferi.August 2019

Seekrone in Wasserburg

Takeover of the former Seekrone in Wasserburg on Lake Constance. In addition to a gastronomic offer, 10 holiday apartments are being built on the premises in a direct lake location.November 2019

Completion of the Seekrone

Completion and opening of the Sonnenhof holiday apartments in Wasserburg on Lake ConstanceJune 2020

10 years Bodensee-Hotel Sonnenhof

The Bodensee-Hotel Sonnenhof is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the 1st anniversary of the Sonnenhof in Gersthofen.July 2020

Completion of the Sonnenhof Hotel in Burgau

After more than 3 years of construction and many unexpected challenges, we are approaching the planned completion of the Burgau-Hotel Sonnenhof in spring 2022.February 2022
Not to be overlooked, handcrafted, forged and riveted from metal, he watches over the property and its people with Argus eyes and a large flag in his hands.