Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany

A mix of industrial architecture and modern, individual furnishings can be enjoyed in the Leipzig master room. The former buildings of the cotton mill founded in 1884 have been preserved almost unchanged. Today the buildings are filled with creativity, art and new ideas, as well as from smaller companies such as the master room.

The rooms of the master room itself have given a feeling of freedom in a large room and through high walls since the opening in 2008. Through the huge factory windows on one side the spinning yard and on the other side beautiful Wilhelminian style buildings and chestnut trees can be discovered. The special atmosphere of the master room runs through all four rooms, which are similar in type and yet very different. What they all have in common are the objects and furniture from a former production that have been extensively restored or rebuilt.

A highlight is a row of wash basins from the spinning mill, which makes it possible to recreate the history of the room. In addition to the spaciousness of the rooms, cozy niches and sitting areas were also created. During the summer there is an open-air cinema and a café with a pretty garden in the Spinnerei-Hof.

Rooms + Rates

per night
Apartmentfrom90 €


ArchitectureThe buildings are over 130 years old and continue to thrive on sustainable construction. The thick walls were insulated with cork, which still provides good insulation. The box windows also date from the Wilhelminian period. The renovation of the rooms took place in collaboration with local craftsmen, much was also done in-house. The choice of building materials is always made with sustainability in mind: The renovated floors are made of sisal, real linoleum or wooden floorboards.

The employees work on a trust basis and are allowed to organize themselves and organize their work.

EnvironmentMost of the furniture was specially made from untreated wood or blockboard, others come from our own stock and have been refurbished or rebuilt. In this way, the furniture in the master room tells its very own stories and enables the materials to be preserved for a long time. The roofs of the former factory are mostly planted, which ensures natural air conditioning and insulation. There are also ideas for using solar power.


  • Spend the night in the buildings of what was once the largest spinning mill in continental Europe
  • Great industrial architecture
  • Many studios, galleries, a café / restaurant with a garden, cinema, several theaters and various shops on the premises
  • Good starting point for excursions: the open-cast lakes can be easily reached by bike, and you can go boating and canoeing wonderfully on the old industrial canals
  • Only 4 km from the center: at the Plagwitz train station and Lindenau bus station, trams, buses and S-Bahn trains run directly to the center
  • Well suited for individual, friends or family vacations

apartments4 apartmentsOwn cooking facilitiesChildren welcomeWi-Fino disabled accessno Poolno pets


  • Four apartments of different sizes (46 to 116 m2) for up to 8 people
  • Two apartments with fully equipped kitchens, two apartments with kitchenettes
  • Covered beds, towels and dish towels
  • All rooms are on the 1st floor, there is no elevator
  • Table tennis table and punching bag
  • Easy 24-hour self check-in
  • Free wifi
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available in the café next door with a beautiful garden
  • Free parking space in front of the house
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Rooms + Rates

per night
Apartmentfrom90 €

Location + Directions

With public transport

From Leipzig Central Station there is a direct connection to Plagwitz S-Bahn station. From there you walk about 5 minutes to the master room. The exact address can be found on the property's website.