About us

Michael and Leonard Pinger run the Rhineland Holiday Pinger Hotels company as a partnership.

The Pinger family have run hotels in the charming Roman town of Remagen since 1938. Important is maintaining the family hospitality combined with modern comfort. This includes the continuous improvement of service and contact with the guests. Let us know if you enjoy something, or when you feel that something is missing. Use the Pinger Blog for quick communication, send an e-mail or simply give us a call.


1938 – Otto and Theresia Pinger acquired the Restaurant “at the station” in Remagen for 28.000 – RM.

1949 – Conversion of restaurant to a small hotel with a restaurant (in the following years the Pinger Hotel was called the “Old Inn”).

1955 – The son of Heinz Otto Pinger started a commercial apprenticeship with Apollinaris. After successfully completing his apprenticeship he began a degree in business administration in England.

1962 – Back home – H. O. Pinger organized the first Pinger Rhineland Holiday package trip from the UK to Remagen.

1963 – Marriage of H.O. Pinger and Paula Arns.
A travel agent and two fast food restaurants, “food stands” open in Remagen and Bad Breisig. The Rhineland Holiday Pinger Hotel “Old Inn” is expanded into 7 ensuite guest rooms.
The German Touring / Europabus / Eurolines set up a long-distancebus stop at the Pinger Hotel in Remagen

1966 – A modernization of the hotel takes place as well as the construction of a modern annex (later the Pinger Aparthotel) in Seelentraße. Now there are 24 guest rooms available including 1/3 with ensuite.

1971 – New development of the Pinger hotel in Geschwister-Scholl-Straße opposite the Remagen railway station. Already it was a highly contemporary holiday hotel for the time, with 32 rooms (64 beds), all with shower / bath & WC!

1987 – After acquiring the neighboring property the Pinger Hotel is extended into a modern hotel complex with leisure facilities for holiday guests. It can now house to up to 180 guests.
The Rhineland Holiday (UK) Ltd. based in Leicester, is founded in England.

1990/91 – Successful refurbishment and modernization of the kitchen, reception, bar and beer garden.

1991 – 01.04.1991 O. H. Pinger founded the Rhineland Holiday Pinger Hotels OHG company with his two sons Michael (Dipl. Inform FH) and Leonard Pinger (Dipl. Betrw. FH). 30.05.1991 – the father retires from the company.

1991/92 – Further modernization of the Pinger hotel as well as the renovation of the annex to the Pinger Aparthotel with six modern two-bedroom holiday apartments.

1992/93 – Conversion and extension of the restaurant in the Pinger hotel by integrating a daytime café, the Café Paradies which has a garden terrace as well as a lounge area gallery.

1993/94 – Renovation of the Pinger hotel head office, the “Old Inn, into a luxurious *** apartment hotel with six modern holiday apartments for two to six people.

1995 – Opening of the bike rental with 10 Schauff branded bikes for the “Ahrweiler district leisure cycle route” project .

1996 onwards – Ongoing modernization of guest rooms in the Pinger hotel. All rooms fitted with Satellite-TV/radio/alarm clock and telephone.

2001-16 small single rooms are renovated into 8 generous “Superior” rooms with elegant beech wood furniture and marble bath. A further 8 “Classic” rooms get new beech furniture.

2002 – 2004 – Noise control: Replacement of all windows on the railway side of the Hotel and the “Old Inn” gets soundproof double glazed windows air conditioning is installed.

2002-2008 – Gradual expansion and rejuvenation of the fleet of rental bikes to 42 trekking bikes.

2003 – New à la Carte Restaurant “Galerie”.

2008-2010 – Complete refurbishment of 12 “Classic” rooms and refurnishing of a further 4 rooms. Installation of two CHP units for environmentally friendly, energy-efficient water heating. The restaurant gets new furniture.

2011 – The remaining 12 rooms will likewise get the new beech wood furniture – for a pleasant atmosphere and a healthy, refreshing sleep.

Today – Pinger Hotels & Apartments

*** Hotel Pinger – A middle category holiday hotel, with 48 rooms/100 beds, restaurant (60 +24 seats), bar, beer cellar (45 seats), terrace (70 seats) and a sauna.

Pinger Rent-a-Bike – Bike Rental with 42 City-/Trekking bikes.

*** Pinger Aparthotel – “Old Inn”
A total of six modern Holiday apartments for up to six people (24 beds).
Holiday, sports and themed packages
Holiday apartments
Rheinland-day trips
Bike rental
Wine tasting
Horse drawn carriage rides
Family and company parties