A hotel with history an tradition

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Our house breathes history

Pradl is a lively residential and business district with a variety of facilities such as schools, parks, supermarkets and much more.


The district is also an important transportation hub, as Innsbruck’s main train station and highway feeder are located here.


Despite its modern infrastructure, Pradl has retained its historic charm and is an important part of Innsbruck’s history.


Immerse yourself in the history of Pradl with us.


The history of Pradl dates back to Roman times, when the area was used as a strategically important place for trade and military presence.


Archaeological findings prove that a Roman settlement existed in Pradl more than 2,000 years ago.


In the Middle Ages, Pradl was an important location for mining, especially for silver and copper. The first written mentions of Pradl date back to the 12th century, when the district was known as “Pradel”. At that time, Pradl belonged to the sphere of influence of the Wilten monastery, which is still located near Pradl today.

In the 19th century, Pradl began to develop into an important industrial center.


The opening of the Brenner Railway in 1867 and the construction of the Sill Canal Bridge and the Sill Canal in the 1880s contributed to the establishment of factories and industries in Pradl.


The population of Pradl grew rapidly, and many new residential buildings and infrastructure facilities were built.


During World War II, Pradl was an important base for German forces.

The district was bombed several times by the Allies, causing severe damage.


After the war, Pradl was rebuilt and many new apartments and stores were built.