The unique "lighthouse project" in the hotel industry

The Upstalsboom Seehotel is not only due to its impressive façade, the beautiful staircase and the ideal location between the beach and the new lighthouse, a special place for you as a guest of the North Sea island on Borkum. Since 2013 - and reinforced since the summer 2014 - the Seehotel also is the intersection of entrepreneurial spirit and creative academic potential.

Where it is from? For one thing of the Upstalsboom Hotel + Freizeit GmbH & Co. KG, which is a company behind this and nine other houses of the hotel group. For another thing, from the Department of Tourism of the University of Munich, one of the largest faculties of its kind in Europe. Here, the academic elite is formed in the tourism and hospitality industry.

What this means for the Seehotel? Besides Upstalsboom, which always stands as a strong partner behind the hotel, each semester, several students from the University of Munich go into the Seehotel, in order to pursue her internship on Borkum. They ensure at first and together with the management that you may spend a very personal and pleasant stay in our house as a guest. In addition, they are also responsible for the further development of the house, so they get the chance to use their academic knowledge directly in practice.

And you as a guest? Enjoy a special stay with us in two ways. On the one hand, and of course, the timeless and classic charm of the lakes, you will appreciate for years or can enjoy your first trip to Borkum, will be preserved. On the other hand, you are supported by a young, dynamic and yet very attentive team with the highest value on your satisfaction.
This unique combination of traditional charm and young creativity makes your stay at Upstalsboom Seehotel Borkum to a very special experience. You primarily will spend a relaxing holiday on the largest and most diverse island of the North Sea and you incidentally become a witness to one of the most exciting projects in the hospitality industry.

We wish you a wonderful holiday!