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Hotel Alte Thorschenke

Hotel-Restaurant Alte Thorschenke
56812 Cochem

Tel. +49 2671 7059
Fax +49 2671 4202


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Welcome to the historic Hotel Alte Thorschenke and the new guest house Alte Thorschenke in the romantic wine town of Cochem on the Moselle.

As one of the oldest hotels in Germany, built in 1332, the Alte Thorschenke has welcomed guests from all over the world for centuries. It was in these historic walls that the Emperor Napoleon once slept on his campaign for Silesia in the 17th century, and once the monarch Maria Theresa from Austria, who was visiting her German cousin, and made a stopover in Cochem on the Moselle. She liked Cochem so much that she had one of her personal beds set up in the Hotel Alten Thorschenke. 

With its lively history and wine, Cochem magically attracted many musicians and artists such as William Turner on the Moselle. During this time, guests returned to the Hotel Alte Thorschenke, where good wine and fine dining completed his work.

Experience the ancient and historical magic of the Hotel Alte Thorschenke in Cochem on the Moselle, enjoy fine wines from the Moselle and tasty, fresh dishes in the historic restaurant of the Alte Thorschenke in the old building and the new guest house.

Spend the night like Emperor Napoleon in the Napoleon Suite

Immerse yourself in magical dreams on the royal sky bed of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa

Enjoy the view over the historic city walls of the city of Cochem and the Moselle from the Tower Suite or the Turner Suite

Thanks to the historical past of the Hotel Alte Thorschenke, travelers from all over the world enjoy the modern amenities in the spacious, cozy standard double rooms in the middle of the city of Cochem on the Moselle.

Here historical flair of the past meets modern, qualified *** comfort of hotel living culture.

The standard romantic double rooms in the hotel have a historical four-poster bed, all rooms have their own bathroom with bath or shower / toilet

Each suite is individually furnished, with antique originals from the 16th to 18th centuries. Century.

A wooden spiral staircase from 1696 adorns the historic reception.

In order to meet the growing desire to travel to Cochem, the Hotel Alte Thorschenke will have a separate guest house in Endertstraße, the Alte Thorschenke guest house, from 2020

The "Guest house Alte Thorschenke" is located approx. 200 m from the "Hotel Alte Thorschenke", above the Cochem chairlift, and offers a classic, modern ambience with modern amenities for guests from all over the world.

In the "Hotel Alten Thorschenke" you can choose between

  • Romantic single room, some with shower /tub + toilet, TV
  • Romantic double room, some with shower /tub + toilet, TV
  • Antique suites, some with Tub/WC, TV
  • Tower suite for 5 people, with 3 bedrooms, 1 living room with shower / toilet, TV

In the "guest house of the Old Thorschenke" you can choose between

  • Standard single rooms each with shower / toilet, TV
  • Standard double room with shower / toilet, TV
  • Standard quad room (up to 4 people) each with shower / toilet, TV
  • Comfort double rooms each with shower / toilet, TV, balcony or terrace and luxurious box-bonnel-beds

Breakfast as buffet, lunch and dinner will served in the historic restaurant of the main building of the Alte Thorschenke, located in Hotel Alte Thorschenke, breakfast in Room-Rates inklusive

The kitchen is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We serve fresh, regional delicacies from the menu or as half board.

Enjoy fine wines from the Moselle or local fresh beer on tap on the hotel's terrace in a historic atmosphere.


For bicycles and motorcycles, the Hotel Alte Thorschenke & Gästehaus Alte Thorschenke offers accommodation in its own garage, for up to 60 motorcycles or 100 bicycles

WiFi is free of charge for all hotel guests in the entire hotel and guest house.

Beds & rooms

  • single room/s: 2
  • double room/s: 19
  • suite / s: 6


  • singles
  • person traveling alone
  • families
  • children
  • young persons
  • groups
  • seniors
  • non-smokers
  • business travelers

Facilities / Services

  • pets welcome
  • historical building
  • terrace
  • lift / elevator
  • underground garage
  • non-smoking house
  • car parking lot
  • WiFi
  • parking space for bicycles
  • room service
  • garage
  • pets permitted on request
  • Weinproben
  • family friendly
  • restaurant
  • bar


  • breakfast buffet
  • organic food


  • river distance (m): 50
  • Bahnhof - Entfernung (m): 700
  • vineyard distance (m): 150
  • promenade distance (m): 40
  • central location
  • Zentrum - Entfernung (m): 10
  • Autobahnanschluss - Entfernung (m): 1100
  • forest distance (m): 100
  • hiking trail distance (m): 150
  • bicycle path distance (m): 150

Foreign languages

  • Dutch
  • German
  • English
  • Russian
  • French

Payment methods

  • credit cards accepted
  • EC-Cash/Maestro

Meetings / Conferences

  • WiFi


  • highchair


  • bike rental


  • mehr als 25 Zimmer
  • mehr als 50 Zimmer
  • bus groups possible
  • Jugendgruppen / Schulklassen