Steigenberger Parkhotel Dusseldorf: The hotel was opened in 1902, the sandstone facade in the style of the Italian Renaissance recalls the classicism of the Victorian era. The building was included in the list of listed buildings in Düsseldorf. The hotel is at the beginning of the Königsallee and overlooks the Hofgarten. It is located between the Kaufhof an der Kö, the Opera House and is also in the immediate vicinity of the Breidenbacher Hof. Previously, it was known on the same site as the Grand Hotel at Corneliusplatz 1. In 1903 Thomas Mann was a guest at the hotel and processed some of his impressions in his second novel „Royal Highness“ (1909).
The building of the Steigenberger Parkhotel also houses the Industrie-Club, where Adolf Hitler gave a speech on 27 January 1932 after considerable internal conflicts (of the Industrie-Club regarding his appearance there). The hotel was last renovated and modernised in 2012. In the post-war period, the building was rebuilt, with the fourth floor being added as a recessed mansard floor. Because of its „good facade design and urban significance,“ the building was entered in the monument list of the city of Düsseldorf.1 Thus, the facades are in „Italian Renaissance forms“ and executed in Hoheleger tuff stone. 2 The last major modernization of the hotel was carried out in 2012. 3
Steigenberger Parkhotel, Königsallee 1A, 40212 Düsseldorf.