Hotel Jaegerhof – The Thuringian Herb Garden

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Forget your daily routine and experience relaxing days in our house. Enjoy the lush nature and fresh air. Whether the Schwarza Valley or the Rennsteig (ridge path), the Kickelhahn (landmark mountain) in Ilmenau or the Heidecksburg (Castle), whether Erfurt, Weimar or Jena – you will be able to explore the Thuringian Forest with its wonderful nature as well as the impressive sights worth seeing right on our doorstep.

Whether families, herb lovers, devoted hikers, hunters and dog owners – we have a lot to offer. We’ll be happy to arrange your own individual wellness package.


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Thuringia is known for its numerous herbs and the oleaginous trade. Together we offer you different herbal courses at individual dates.

Discover the different wild herbs at any time of the year during a herb hike.
Combine different herbs to your own herbal tea according to your taste – whether as a house tea or as a medicinal tea.
Fill your own herbal pillows with aromatic herbs and flowers. In this way the pillow will ensure a pleasant sleep.
Mix herbal salt to season yourself or as a gift, depending on your taste.

The duration of the courses is one hour each. Prices you can ask us for.

We look forward to your participation!

Opening hours restaurant:
Mon-Fri 15:00 – 22:00
(Hot Kitchen 17:00 – 21:30)
Sat 11:30 – 22:00
(Hot kitchen 11:30 – 21:30)
So 11:30 – 20:00
(Hot kitchen 11:30 – 19:30)

Reservations outside opening hours are possible. You can reach us by telephone at any time on 036738/42530.

Brunch
Keine bevorstehenden Brunchs
Rooms & Log Cabin

You will be able to get refreshing sleep after a busy day in our modern furnished rooms.

The mornings begin with idyllic birds’ twittering and by cocks crowing. You can enjoy the first rays of sunshine on your balcony with its wonderful view.

Each room is equipped with a shower, toilette, radio, TV. At the reception a fax machine is at your disposal. You can log on the internet with your laptop, simply and easily without cables – you can borrow a WLAN-Card at the reception.

Our Log Cabin will offer you a unique atmosphere – ideally for a vacation with children and dogs. Altogether we have 16 rooms (also 1 single room) and 1 holiday home.


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Culinary

Spices and herbs

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The restaurant has a view of the countryside. Meadows and forests are right on our doorstep. On a clear day you will be able to see the Gölitzwände (rock formation) in Bad Blankenburg. Our closeness to nature is also reflected in our menu. All our dishes are freshly prepared, ranging from vegetarian to hearty Thuringian cuisine. We place great emphasis on the use of herbs, which we grow in our own herb garden. A special delight is our wide range of game dishes. These include of course the Thuringian dumplings, which we prepare according to Grandma’s recipe. Here you will find a small selection of our menu:


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Celebrations & Meetings
Celebrations

Whether a baptism or a wedding – those are one-time events. These celebrations should be very special occasions.

Our house has a well established reputation for an overall successful execution of any kind of celebration. Your party will turn into an event in our light-flooded restaurant which seats max. 100 persons and which has a wonderful view of the valley. With our many years of experience, we’ll gladly advise you and work out a menu, the decoration, musical entertainment, etc.

You would rather like to celebrate at home? Your anniversary at work should be celebrated? Our catering service is at your disposal.

Meetings

In our house you will not only find the best conditions for a relaxing vacation but also the ideal conditions for seminars and conferences. Our seminar facility is equipped with a TV, video recorder, telephone, WLAN (Internet), overhead projector, flipchart and speakers’ desk. We’ll gladly prepare an individual offer for your conference, seminar or club meeting.

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»Inspiration by the Power of Herbs«

  • • Conference flat rate including drink buffet, lunch snack
    • To breathe deeply: Our herb lady introduces you during a small walking tour into the world of herbs and gives you hints on how to make the power of herbs useful for your daily hectic life. (optional: following picnic, special herb product tasting)
    • Supper from the herb kitchen
    • Herb pillow for a refreshing night sleep
    • 1 overnight stay including a generous breakfast
    • Rate per person
    Single room: € 95.00
    Double room: € 83.00

Catering

You prefer to celebrate at home? Your anniversary in the company should be celebrated festively? We are also here for you with our catering service.


Get in Touch

Celebrations

Whether a baptism or a wedding – those are one-time events. These celebrations should be very special occasions.

Our house has a well established reputation for an overall successful execution of any kind of celebration. Your party will turn into an event in our light-flooded restaurant which seats max. 100 persons and which has a wonderful view of the valley. With our many years of experience, we’ll gladly advise you and work out a menu, the decoration, musical entertainment, etc.

You would rather like to celebrate at home? Your anniversary at work should be celebrated? Our catering service is at your disposal.


Get in Contact

Meetings

In our house you will not only find the best conditions for a relaxing vacation but also the ideal conditions for seminars and conferences. Our seminar facility is equipped with a TV, video recorder, telephone, WLAN (Internet), overhead projector, flipchart and speakers’ desk. We’ll gladly prepare an individual offer for your conference, seminar or club meeting.

  • Conference flat rate including drink buffet, lunch snack
  • To breathe deeply: Our herb lady introduces you during a small walking tour into the world of herbs and gives you hints on how to make the power of herbs useful for your daily hectic life. (optional: following picnic, special herb product tasting)
  • Supper from the herb kitchen
  • Herb pillow for a refreshing night sleep
  • 1 overnight stay including a generous breakfast
  • Rate per person

Single room: € 95.00
Double room: € 83.00


Get in Contact

Catering

You prefer to celebrate at home? Your anniversary in the company should be celebrated festively? We are also here for you with our catering service.


Get in Contact

Specials
We will go out of our way and do everything so that you feel at ease. Whether families, herb lovers, devoted hikers, hunters and dog owners – our offer is diverse. We’ll be happy to arrange your own individual wellness package. Just call us or send us an E-Mail.
Families

We are the ideal location to relax and experience nature for families with children. No big city or street noises, just the twittering of birds awake you in the morning. The little ones can romp at our 2 playgrounds while Mom and Dad enjoy the sun on our terrace. Whether cows, horses or sheep – there is always something new to discover on the meadows surrounding us.

And if it should be a bit more then you can choose numerous sight-seeing places which promise adventure and fun, like:

Hunting

Join us to observe the wildlife!
Hunters are welcome. To watch or hunt game is a real event in our forest, abundant with wild boar.
For those who are interested in hunting: the junior hunting training of the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt Hunters is being conducted in our house every year. It ends with a German state-wide certificate with the admission for the state hunter’s exam.
Next training: beginning of September 2009
Ends in the spring of 2010 with the state hunter’s exam.

Enrollment: Peter Ihm (Training Instructor)

Telephone +49(0)3671/33390 or jss.jsr.ihm@web.de

Traveling by Bus

Our house is well equipped to provide for tour groups. Our parking lot, for instance, has sufficient space for tour busses.

The restaurant seats 100 persons. During the warmer season, our beer garden seats up to 35 persons and the terrace seats 40 persons..

We have the distinction of being flexible and we have extensive experience in working with travel agencies. Popular offers are for instance:

»The World of Herbs«

• Coffee and homemade cake
• A varied lecture held by the herb witch about the effects of body and soul, alternatively also as an herb walking tour
• Price per person starting at € 7.00
(depending on the number of participants)

or

• Lunch
• Musical entertainment to swing and sway and have fun
• Coffee and homemade cake
• Price per person starting at € 15.00
(depending on the number of participants)
We’ll gladly fulfill your individual wishes.

Just give us a call.

Herb Lovers

Herb lovers have found the right place here. Our cuisine is distinguished by variety, fresh produce and the versatile use of seasonal herbs.

In our restaurant we have established an ‘herb corner’. There you can see, feel and taste herbs in their natural state and you can inform yourself about their effects. In an especially designed herbarium you can get more information about those valuable plants.

For all those, who would like to immerse deeper into the world of herbs, we offer an herb walking tour with a picnic. Furthermore, you have the possibility to purchase products from the “herb/witch kitchen” like syrups, teas, ointments, etc.

For an especially refreshing nights sleep, you will find on top of your pillow a little herb pillow which spreads a pleasant, cozy aroma. You can also buy the herb pillow in order to have the same effect at home.

Special Package for Herb Lovers
»A Walking Tour for Gourmets« (01 Mar – 31 Oct)

• Welcome drink in order to unwind
• Herb pillow – for a refreshing nights sleep
• 3-course-menu from the herb kitchen
• Walking tour information and a box lunch
• A guided herb tour with a picnic in the countryside
• A visit to the sauna
• Price per person in a double room
2 Nights: € 112.00
3 Nights: € 137.00

Dog Owners

You know that your dog feels comfortable in a Hotel and that he/she can behave? Then he/she is very welcome here. Budgies, cats and also hamsters were already guests in our house.
Especially our holiday home is ideal for the owners of big dogs.

Biker

If you are on tour with your bike and you are looking for accommodations where you can park your bike quasi under your window, than you have found the place to stay.
In the past years we have been a stopover for tours of large biker groups. We’ll gladly arrange an individual offer for you and help you plan your tour.

Aviators

About 1.5 km (1 mile) away from our house is the airport Pennewitz. Aviation fans from Ilmenau and neighboring places meet there in the flying club. Aviation sports such as gliding, hang-gliding, flying a ultralight, single and multi engine planes are being conducted here.
Visitors without an airplane can book a sightseeing flight in order to experience Thuringia from the bird’s-eye view. Click here for further information:(in German only)

» www.fliegerclub-ilmenau.de

For all aviation fans we have special offers:

»Fly&Coffee«

  • • Transfer Hotel/Airport Pennewitz
    • A pot of coffee
    • A plate of homemade cakes
    • € 5.50

»Fly&Sleep«

  • • Transfer Hotel/Airport Pennewitz
    • Overnight stay in a double room
    • Breakfast
    • € 25.00 per person

»Fly&Dinner«

  • • Transfer Hotel/Airport Pennewitz
    • Overnight stay in a double room
    • 3-course-menu
    • € 45.00 per person

»Landing in the Countryside «

  • • Transfer Airport Pennewitz/Hotel (5 Minutes drive)
    • 3-course-aviation menu
    • Herb pillow – for a refreshing nights sleep
    • Information package and organizing of sight-seeing-tours
    • Visit to the sauna
    • Price per person in a double room
    2 Nights: € 89.00
    3 Nights: € 114.00
    Please book your transfer date no later than one day before landing date.
    We wish you a pleasant flight!

Hikers

For instance:
The Inforundweg (Informative Walking Trail) „Natürlich Königsee“ (Naturally Königsee) (abt 2.2 km/1.4 miles)
The walking trail from Königsee via the Zechsteinriff (reef) „Gebörne“ in Garsitz informs you about many interesting points and things worth knowing. Local features are documented in an attractive and entertaining way. For more information visit:(in German only)

www.stadtkoenigsee.de

Walking Trail Jägerhof – Paulinzella – Jägerhof (abt 15 km/9.3 miles)
The walking trail leads from our Hotel through the Dritte Tal. There you will enter one of the longest connecting forested areas in the region. The trail takes you to Paulinzella. A monastery ruin will await you there. The Bendictine monestary was founded in the 12th century by the Saxon Aristocrat Lady Pauline. It ranks as one of the most valuable historic buildings of Romanesque architecture. In the adjoining museum you can get detailed information about the history of Paulinzella and its monastery.

Pilzsteig (Mushroom Walking Trail)er Pilzsteig

Along the neighbouring village Pennewitz (1 km/0.6 miles) leads the 21 km/13 miles long certified Heilwanderweg (healing walking trail) Pilzsteig. The route takes you from Neustadt am Rennsteig through Altenfeld – Großbreitenbach – Gillersdorf – Möhrenbach – Herschdorf – Pennewitz to Gehren. The Pilzsteig is characterized by the local botanic, historic and area typical features. Interested hikes await informative signs which contain things to know about mushrooms, herbs and their habitat as well as about Bio-Geo-Magnetic, geology and history. The Pilzsteig cuts across areas with specific energy fields which can have a regenerative effects to the human energy field. More information can be found at: (in German only)http://www.pilzsteig.de/de/startseite.html

Adventurers

Drive a Tank

Only 2 km/1.2 miles from us adventurers who are looking for a special kick get their money’s worth. They can make their childhoods dream come true and drive a heavy tank on a special course. More information under: http://www.thueringen.info/index.php?id=5424

Gold Mining in the Schwarza Valley

Have you ever thought about gold mining? In the wild and romantic Schwarza Valley (abt 10 km/6.2 miles from us) you have the chance to do so from May to the end of September. From a guided tour with a gold mining demonstration to a complete weekend class – under http://www.goldsuche-thueringen.de (in German only) you receive professional instructions, support and the best hints where you can find gold yourself.

Experience Thuringia

Thuringia – a state with traditions and many sights. From Königsee, you can quickly and comfortably explore every destination in the Green Heart.


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