The old cotton mill in Leipzig is a melting pot for creative professionals. Numerous studios, galleries, workshops, a cinema, several theatres and shops have taken over this large factory site, located four kilometers away from the city centre. As might be expected in this creative environment the Meisterzimmer apartments have a rather unconventional flair. In historic industrial architecture you can stay in  four spacious lofts with charming and extraordinary interiors. You still find many traces of the former use of the rooms, like the basins of the women’s washroom which was converted into a kitchen, old lockers or beds that can be pushed around on trolleys. The lofts offer a lot of free space, but also retreat possibilities through optically separated areas.

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What to do

The Leipzig Cotton Spinning Mill is located just 4 km from the center (public transportation nearby). Almost all Leipziger galleries have their headquarters here, over 100 artists their studios. There are excellent, new bike paths along ancient canals and industrial tracks to the center.
A shopping center and the Karl Heine Canal (historical industrial channel) with cafés and boat rentals are located in the immediate vicinity.

Why we like this house

An original accommodation with lots of creative ideas in an exciting location.

This house is great for

Single travellers, couples, families and friends


Getting there without a car: by train to Leipzig, then local public transport.


Region/Town DE – Germany, Saxony, Leipzig
Name Meisterzimmer
Scenery former factory site in an urban environment
Number of guests 4 rooms/apartments, 2 to 8 people
Completed 2008/2011/2013
Design Manfred Mülhaupt
Published NZZ (July 2022), db mobil 03/2022, Merian 08/2020, GEO SAISON 07/2020, Süddeutsche Zeitung 11/2019, Landlust Zuhaus 2/19, arttourist 12/2018, WELT online 10/2018, several
Architecture Listed building - new, Modern classic, Old & new
Accomodation Apartment
Criteria 1-2 (house/apartment), 1-4 (house/apartment), 1-6 (house/apartment), 1-8 (house/apartment), Apartments combinable, Art, Family, Loft, Metropolis, Urban

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  1. Last September we visites with 2 persons the Meisterzimmer in Leipzig. What a beautiful environment the Meisterzimmer is situated and with beautiful detail the room was made. We loved the stay in the old Spinnerei environment. We were there in the period of the open days at the galeries, and enjoyed the Art and artists that were there. Only negative thing was the very loud music during the first night of the festivities. But the next visit to Leipzig we would choose again fot this accomodation.
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  2. Wir waren im August für zwei Nächte in einem Meisterzimmer in Leipzig. Leider viel zu kurz, weil auf der Durchreise. Mit Kind. Das Zimmer sehr liebevoll zum Detail, interresante Bücher zu Auswahl, Ablauf absolut unkompliziert. Open Air Kino vor der Tür. Leipzig hat uns total begeistert. Wir kommen gerne wieder, dann natürlich wieder in ein Meisterzimmer.
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  3. Cool , modernes Ambiente und natürlich freundliche Menschen im Restaurant und in den Galerien – ich reise gern in den Osten , vor allem der Menschen wegen !!!
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  4. Per Zufall sind wir auf diese Zimmer gestoßen, per Zufall waren sie frei
    und gefallen hat uns das Zimmer sehr.
    Die gesamte Umgebung, die Stimmung im Quartier waren für uns
    eine Offenbarung!
    Wir erlebten im Zimmer und in der Stadt bei wunderbarstem Wetter perfekten Urlaub im Juli 2015.
    Alain, Schweiz
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