Sport and wellness

Fitness at the Hotel am Ruhrufer Business & Golf

Hotel am Ruhrufer Business & Golf is the ideal starting point for a round of jogging. You can choose from three beautiful routes along the Ruhr flood plains.

You can download a PDF file with an  overview of the three routes.


Our fitness room offers three kinds of equipment for cardiovascular training.



Please turn off the Ruhrtal cycle path at the “Saarner” meadows after the old youth hostel, right direction to the “Kahlenberg” weir over the two bridges to the other side of the river Ruhr on the “Floraweg”.


Hotel am Ruhrufer Business & Golf is the ideal place to stay while exploring the cultural highlights of the Rhine-Ruhr megalopolis. Here is a brief selection of cultural institutions and events you can visit:


Museum Folkwang, Essen

The Folkwang Museum is one of Germany’s most renowned art museums with an outstanding collection of 19th century paintings and sculpture, modern classics, art after 1945 and photography. (13 kilometers from the hotel)

Zollverein Foundation, Essen

The main mine shaft Zollverein XII, the original mine shaft 1/2/8 and the former primary coking plant comprise the Zollverein complex, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. It’s an outstanding example of coal mining and industrial processing of the 19th and 20th centuries. (18.5 kilometers from the hotel)

Villa Hügel, Essen

Family residence and industrial monument – built in the 19th century by Alfred Krupp, the villa is an outstanding symbol of Germany’s industrialization. (13 kilometers from the hotel)

Christo in the Gasometer, Oberhausen

Eighteen years after he wrapped the Reichstag parliament building and 14 years after his installation “The Wall” for the Emscher Park International Construction Exhibition, Christo has brought another unusual art project to Germany. Through December 30, 2013 you can see his “Big Air Package” at the Gasometer in Oberhausen. Hotel am Ruhrufer Golf & Spa is just a 15-minute drive from the installation. (10 kilometers from the hotel)

K21 Art Collection, Düsseldorf

The official art collection of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, located in the state capitol of Düsseldorf, comprises three galleries: the K20, the K21 at the Ständehaus and the Schmela Building. In the 50 years since its inception, the art collection of North Rhine-Westphalia has earned an excellent international reputation as a museum for the art of the 20th century. Driving time to the museum approx. 30 minutes.  (27 kilometers from the hotel) 

Kunstpalast Museum, Düsseldorf

The museum’s collection includes paintings and sculpture from the Middle Ages to the present. Special collections include applied art and design, graphics and an important assortment of glass objects. Driving time to the museum approx. 25 minutes.  (26 kilometers from the hotel)   

Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf

“Yin Xi-uzhen,” “Jewels of the Rhine Gold,” “Kriwet – Yester’n’today” – these are just a few examples of previous exhibits. The museum features changing exhibits and is always worth a visit. Driving time to the museum approx. 30 minutes. (27 kilometers from the hotel)


Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Duisburg

The theater in Duisburg seats 1,117 and presents opera, ballet, plays and concerts.
Driving time to the theater approx. 20 minutes (10 kilometers from the hotel)  

König Pilsener ARENA in Oberhausen

A sports arena one day, theater the next; an ice-skating spectacle one day and a concert the next – there’s sure to be something of interest to you in this multi-functional arena. (21 kilometers from the hotel)

Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

Germany’s most beautiful concert hall is home to the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker orchestra and also offers an extensive program with more than 450 concerts attended by 300,000 spectators each year. Driving time approx. 25 minutes   (21 kilometers from the hotel)   

Schauspielhaus, Düsseldorf

Concerts, theater and dance, opera and classical music.
Driving time approx. 30 minutes (25 kilometers from the hotel)    

Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf

Two cities, two companies: Deutsche Oper am Rhein and Ballett am Rhein have been presenting opera and ballet at the opera house in Düsseldorf und das Theater Duisburg.

Driving time to the theater approx. 30 minutes (27 kilometers from the hotel)