Chronicle and history

Anno 1878:

Christian Zwerenz founds the inn called Parkschänke on the outskirts of Kulmbach. At that time, the road toll for the city of Kulmbach was still collected in the neighboring customs house.

Anno 1895:

His daughter marries Christian Zapf and the two take over the restaurant.
The daughter Johanna is born in 1898.

Anno 1923:

Josef Ertl, a butcher from Nuremberg, marries the daughter Johanna Zapf.

Anno 1961:

Walter Ertl, the son of Josef and Johanna Ertl, takes over the inn from his parents and begins with the expansion. Three buildings are combined in order to be able to offer more guest rooms from now on.

Anno 1989:

The son of Walter Ertl, Stephan Ertl takes over the expanded inn and calls it Hotel Ertl in the future.

Anno 1990:

Creation of parking spaces directly at the hotel and construction of garages

Anno 1992:

Stephan Ertl starts the fundamental renovation of the entire property in many sections. Gastronomic rooms, ancillary and storage rooms as well as the kitchen are completely renovated and equipped with the latest technology to date.

Anno 1994:

Core renovation of rooms can be completed in all parts of the building.

Anno 2012:

Modernization of all rooms and gastronomic areas.

Anno 2014:

Gradual refurnishing of all guest rooms and bathrooms.

Anno 2018:

by summer, all work on the new sanitary facilities in all guest rooms should be completed.