Story & Mission
It’s all about Cocoon
Who do you want to be today, caterpillar or butterfly?
Learn more about what makes us tick, what we all live and love together. Dive into the world of Cocoon and let us tell you how the brand came into the world and how we are constantly evolving. We take you on our Cocoon metamorphosis.
Mission & Vision
Cocoon is your lifestyle hotel in the centre of your city. Individual, sustainable and modern spaces where they belong: Right in the middle, among the people, for each of you, of us. Urbanity is not a luxury good – it is diversity, freedom, authenticity. Let things take their course and let yourself drift. Not perfect and yet everything is there. And above all, it is colourful. In our cocoons you can let go, give in to inspiration and reinvent yourself. Or arrive, recharge your batteries and finally take care of the most important thing in life:You.
WHAT COCOON IS ALL ABOUT
Naturalness, diversity, warmth: that is COCOON. Why exactly? You can find out here:
Cocoon stands for naturalness. Not having to conform – because it’s nice that you are different. A butterfly needs no disguise. We trust in the decelerating effect of natural materials and fabrics, in unexciting colors and sustainably processed. With a unique story – like life itself. You can feel your room, lose yourself in it and find yourself again, lean back and recharge. Finally be yourself. We are too, we promise.
When you say Cocoon, you mean diversity. A colorful world in an even more colorful one. Diversity is real and more than just a fashion term. We create places where variety is normal and normality is boring. You want contrasts, modernity and surprises? We give them to you. You love it new, lively, extraordinary? So do we. Our hotels reflect the multifaceted nature and welcome everyone who wants more color in life.
When you hear Cocoon, you think of warmth. Of the feeling of being at home that comes over you when you feel truly welcome, even in a foreign place. As an owner-managed concept hotel, we convey a genuine passion for the hotel business and hospitality: for us, personal contact with you is just as important as contact with each other. That is why we attach great importance to being there. And really there: attentive, helpful and cordial – at all times. So: Talk to us, send us a DM, an email or a letter – we look forward to hearing from you!
How it started vs. how it’s going
2022 – Cocoon Sendlinger Tor
August: In the middle of the Glockenbachviertel, between Sendlinger Tor and Goetheplatz, probably the most trendy Cocoon in the city is being created here. The Cocoon Sendlinger Tor also reopens in the new Cocoon-Next design after long rebuilding and renovation work.
2022 – Cocoon Salzburg
June: One of the newest spots is the cozy Cocoon Hotel in the heart of Salzburg. Centrally located at Salzburg’s main train station, the first Cocoon Hotel in the new Cocoon-Next design is being built here. With its simple elegance, the modern interior creates space for the important things in life: Peace, inspiration and strength.
2022 – New CEO for Cocoon Hotels
January: Thinking about tomorrow today is a guiding principle at Cocoon. This also applies to a successful company takeover – in January, Harald Witulski, a “free spirit” and long-standing Cocoon employee, will take over the management of Cocoon Hotels. But quitting is definitely not an option – Johannes will concentrate on the development of new hotels and concepts from now on.
2019 – Cocoon x Rischart
Another Cocoon will be launched in the year 2023 in the metropolis on the Isar! Together with the traditional Munich company Rischart, Johannes and his team are developing an apartment hotel in a prime location directly at the Theresienwiese.
2018 – 10 year anniversary
The 10th anniversary is coming up! With gifts and congratulations from all sides, in the circle of employees, partners and friends the celebration takes place in the Almgarten of the Cocoon Hotel Hauptbahnhof.
2016 – Cocoon Hauptbahnhof
The 183rd Munich Oktoberfest kicks off with the birth of a new Munich child: the Cocoon Hauptbahnhof. The hotel in the rustic design (according to the motto: On the alp, there is no sin!), is not only appreciated by international travelers, but also by the local community.
2012 – Cocoon Stachus
Cocoon Stachus opens its doors in the middle of a quiet side street between the central station and Stachus. Here, the second Cocoon reveals itself as an urban oasis in which the forest theme plays a major role.
2008 – Cocoon Sendlinger Tor
The first house of the Cocoon brand was born and the budget lifestyle hotel industry became reality. When entering the Cocoon at Sendlinger Tor, not only the stress of daily life disappears, the traveler also makes a statement with his stay at Cocoon!
2003 – Hotel Bristol fire
In 2003, there was a fire in the hotel, in which fortunately no one was seriously injured, but considerable renovation work was required. Thanks to the support of his employees, even this risky situation could be mastered.
1997 – Hotel Bristol
Christmas 1997, the pipes in the heaters burst in more than half of the total of 50 rooms in the recently operated hotel property.
1996 – Hotel Bristol
The young hotelier signs a ten-year rental agreement for the Hotel Bristol in Pettenkoferstrasse. In the very first years, a number of unexpected barriers had to be overcome.
1994 – Pension Seibel
When Johannes, a native of the German region of Pfalz, rented the traditional Pension Seibel at the Viktualienmarkt in 1994, you could already guess what bigger projects he was dreaming of.