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We write hotel history!
The Ringhotel Loew's Merkur is Nuremberg hotel history. In 1930, it was founded by our grandfather Leonhard Loew and his wife Anna on the spot as a small B&B Haus Loew.
After the early death of our grandfather, grandmother Anna not only had to continue the business, which in the meantime had expanded into a hotel, but also had to raise three children on her own.

Our father, Friedrich W. Loew, the oldest of the three siblings, managed the house together with our grandmother until her death in 1982. Hardly a year went by without the hotel being expanded, modernized and adapted to the expectations of modern travelers and conference guests. Today, we are a medium-sized, privately run hotel with 14 event and seminar rooms, a restaurant with modern cuisine, the hotel's own bar, a pool and fitness area and, in addition, almost 190 rooms spread over three buildings in the perimeter block development typical of the south city in Nuremberg: The pension Haus Loew has become the 4**** Ringhotel Loew's Merkur. Together with 50 dedicated employees, I am allowed to continue this chapter for our family and now in the third generation. In 2020, we celebrated our 90th hotel birthday.

In times of a fast-moving chain hotel industry, this really is something to be proud of.

Peter Löw and the Loew family, hotel owners in the 3rd generation

Its history in fast motion


Foundation of the hotel on Celtisplatz by Leonhard Loew and his wife Anna Loew as a bed and breakfast "Haus Loew".


Takeover of Café Merkur on the first floor. Renaming to "Hotel Merkur"


Resumption of hotel operations

1963 -1967

With more than 200 beds, Hotel Merkur is now one of the largest accommodation establishments in Nuremberg.

um 1965

View into the restaurant Merkur Stuben

um 1970

Hotel postcard

um 1975

The hotel restaurant

1929 - 2010

Friedrich W. Loew (1929 - 2010)


Celebration of the 75th anniversary of the hotel


The kitchen area is completely renewed and generously expanded.


The hotel restaurant "Pachelbel & Co." welcomes our guests in a new look.


The new fitness area Mercurialis-Gym is opened.


Redesign of the meeting rooms


The hotel has an operating size of 190 rooms and 14 meeting rooms.


The Ringhotel Loew's Merkur celebrates its 90th anniversary. 18 rooms are newly equipped with modern air conditioning units
and score with a tangible added value in living comfort, especially in the hot summer months.