Naturresort Schindelbruch starting at 320 Actual rate may vary based on seasonality and availability.

Naturresort Schindelbruch

Schindelbruch 1

Südharz, Sachsen-Anhalt

Stolberg 06536, Deutschland

T+: +49 (0)34 654  808 0

“We want to proof that tourism and ecology can go hand in hand, and sustainability can also be realized in the upscale hotel business.” Dr. Clemens Ritter von Kempski


"Enjoy the good" - Arrive in a place of relaxation. The nature resort “Schindelbruch” is located in the midst of the protected Stolberger copper beeches and mixed forests. It rises like a solitaire on a clearing of the Auerberg, surrounded by pristine nature. Green as far as the eye can see. Arriving here already is the first step towards relaxation.

If you are looking for a break from everyday life, this is the place for you. A holiday for soul, eye and body. On 2,500 m² Spa area you find everything you need for a relaxing wellness vacation.  Natural materials create a homely atmosphere and are a sanctuary for relaxation.

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  • Relaxation in the spacious wellness area with spa treatments and bathhouse with a view of the forest
  • Seminar rooms and event locations for up to 120 people
  • Natural treasures - A ranger explores the area around the Schindelbruch with the guests.
  • Culinary treasures - The kitchen team creates delicious dishes from authentic ingredients.
  • Water treasures - The region of the Harz has numerous lakes, ponds, waterfalls, rivers, and wild gushing springs.
  • Architectural treasures - Castles, monuments, and various sights remind visitors of Germany's ancient history, sister hotel FreiWerk (nominated several times for architecture awards, opened July 2020).
Green Pearls® Score for Naturresort Schindelbruch

“The vibrant and healthy nature and scenic beauty of southern Harz are the region's greatest wealth. The Schindelbruch Nature Resort helps to ensure that this treasure is discovered anew every day and yet well preserved.”

environmental protection

being local - authentic experiences

giving back

cultural commitment

Rooms & Facilities

  • 4 private spa suites, 13 suites and 79 rooms in different categories located in 2 main buildings
  • climate positive accommodation
  • Main restaurant with winter garden
  • One à la carte restaurants with different ambience and culinary focus
  • Vinothek with a selection of regional, German & international wines
  • Hotel bar with fireplace and inviting bar menu
  • Smoking lounge
  • Library and lounge
  • Forest hut
  • Outdoor location in the middle of the forest
  • Tennis courts, beach volleyball, and sand football pitch
  • Fitness center

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History & Philosophy

The Schindelbruch and how it all began

The Princes of Stolberg Stolberg already knew about the special nature of the area where the Schindelbruch is located and built the royal hunting lodge “Schindelbruch” here in 1928, which is now a historic monument and is available to guests as a garden café and barbecue restaurant or as a venue for events.

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Green Initiatives

“Sustainbiliy and consciousness are the clips in dealing with our natural resources, other people and ourselves.”

  • Food
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Water
  • Eco-friendly Products
  • Waste
  • Mobility
  • Awards and certification
  • Many regional ingredients directly from the neighborhood
  • Fresh herbs from the own garden
  • Red and fallow deer from their own hunting in the forests around Stolberg
  • Vegetarian alternatives from seasonal and regional sources, as well as organic products with an excellent ecological footprint.
  • Photovoltaic system
  • Geothermal system
  • Pellet heating system
  • 100% green electricity from hydroelectric power
  • Heat recovery (kitchen: heating of the swimming pools, server room: heating of the floor heating)
  • Triple glass in house 3
  • Approx. 70% energy-saving lamps/LEDs
  • Motion detectors in public areas
  • Lighting is switched according to demand
  • No minibars
  • No electric hand dryers in public restrooms
  • Natural forest cultivation by the hunting and forestry society
  • Ground sealing by access roads
  • Landscaping on roofs of 350 m²
  • Asphalt and gravel were removed wherever possible or replaced by water-bound surfaces.
  • Location-appropriate planting of the outdoor facilities under the aspect of biodiversity
  • Nesting boxes for bird protection
  • Beehives on the hotel grounds
  • Green waste is composted
  • Management of harmful substances
  • Springwater supply
  • Water from surface water and in-house fountain
  • Own water treatment
  • Bio-purification system
  • Perlators and flow restrictors in the guest rooms
  • Lavatories with flush-stop function
  • Use of water-saving washing machines and dishwashers with optimal capacity utilization
  • Environmentally friendly cleaning products, biodegradable
  • Guests are motivated to change towels and bed linen according to their needs
  • Heat pump system for pool heating

The paper comes from sustainable forestry and corresponds to the strict rules of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The print shop is also FSC-certified for processing the paper.

Use of ecological cleaning products, both in-house and from the respective partners: In the laundry, bed linen, table linen, and towels are cleaned according to certified ecological standards.

  • Waste management
  • Staff training on waste prevention
  • Reducing the amount of waste
  • Consistent waste separation
  • Certified waste disposal companies
  • Reduction in paper consumption, including electronic guest folder and switch to electronic billing tool
  • 100% recycled paper
  • Waste separation systems in guest rooms
  • Purchase of bulk containers
  • No repackaging and individual packaging, instead of reusable packaging
  • Reduction of the number of suppliers and avoidance of transport deliveries
  • Suppliers take back transport boxes
  • Pick up service for hotel guests
  • Own e-fueling stations
  • Electric rental bicycles suitable for the Harz region
  • Own housing offers for employees in Stolberg
  • Award for the ” Conference Hideaway of the Year” at the Grand Prix of the conference hotel industry. This was in recognition of the commitment to sustainability and in particular the “Green Meetings” conference concept.
  • Co2 footprint is offset through Viabono, therefore the hotel is now climate positive.
  • Green Sign certified with Level 5
  • Tourism Award “Pioneer” of the State of Saxony-Anhalt
  • 1st place Hospitality HR Award