The hotel has a pleasant lobby with terracotta tiles on the floor, white painted walls and a light wood reception desk. The large windows ensure it is pleasnalt light and airy and overall the impression is almost mediteranean.
It is a new red brick building of 6 stories.
The rooms are individually furnished but all have very good quality wooden furniture and a bright, comfortable atmosphere. They benefit from excellent sound proofing windows which keep out any noise from the road.
The gourmet restaurant smogen offers fish specialities and seasonal dishes in pleasant surroundings. In the restaurant rhapsody the breakfast buffet is served as well as lunch and dinner and regularly the royal Swedish smorgasbord. It is very bright and furnished in winter Garden style with light rattan furniture. The traveller's lounge is decorated in the same way and offers drinks in a very relaxed atmosphere.
7.5 km from Karlsruhe. The Holiday Inn enjoys a practical location on a motorway intersection 6 km from the centre of karlsruhe. It is surrounded by countryside, though the roads do reduce the locations appeal a little aesthetically.