Our history

Almenrausch and Edelweiss can look back on a long tradition. Get to know the most important dates in our history here.

  • 1890-92

    Assembly

    of two farmhouses standing at this place to the Pension Almenrausch and Edelweiss, where the complete 300 year old foundation walls remained and flowed into the new building.

  • 1892

    Opening

    as Pension Almenrausch and Edelweiss under the early reign of the family Bader ( Bader Dynasty Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

    1892

  • 1932

    Purchase

    Purchase of the house by Max Härtl Sen. and continuation as pension (room with full board)

  • 1958

    Expansion

    to three full floors, the two old gables were removed and replaced by a full floor

    1958

  • 1963

    End

    of the full board, from then on only one hotel garni with overnight stay and breakfast

  • 1972

    Takeover

    of the house from Hans Härtl, in the years 1972 to 1989 annual renovations with installation of bathrooms

    1972

  • 1990

    General refurbishment

  • 2002

    Handover

    of the company to Max Härtl Jun.

    2002

  • 2007

    New construction

    of the Kreuzstrasse by the market community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, new construction of parking spaces which we have acquired from the community.

  • 2008

    Complete renovation

    of the exterior facade with refreshment of the Dr. Pickel fresco by Mr. Sommer from Burgrain

    2008

  • 2009

    Reconstruction

    Complete reconstruction of the hotel reception, new construction of a reception office, lighting system completely converted to LED

  • 2010

    Renovation

    Complete renovation of our breakfast room, with new corner benches, new ceiling design with LED lighting

    2010

  • 2011

    Renovation

    of 3 rooms and new construction of 2 bathrooms with separation of room parts for more spacious bathrooms

  • 2012

    New construction

    of our outbuilding in the garden with two new hotel apartments with a wonderful view of the Alpspitzmassiv, the room height of the apartment at the highest point around 4.10 meters is impressive.

    2012

  • 2013

    Finishing touches

    on our new house, in the Apirl/May new garden around the construction site. In June new furnishing of some rooms.

  • 2014

    Renewals

    In March, the room doors on the 2nd floor were renewed. The old double doors have had their day. The WLAN reception was enormously improved thanks to the retrofitting of new lines throughout the entire hotel.
    A new double room of the category Zugspitze was created from two single rooms on the 3rd floor.
    In November it was the turn of the doors on the 1st floor.

    2014