Foto Dehoga Top Ausbildungsbetrieb mit Inhaber Dr. Lothar Becker, Direktor Lutz Frey, Personalerin Hannah Manz, Azubine Frau Steenbock und Dehoga RLP Präsident Herrn Haumann

Awards & Certifications

Lothar Becker, Proprietor

Hotelier of the year 2018

“Der große Restaurant & Hotel Guide 2018”, colloquially also called “Bertelsmann Guide”, has our owner Dr. Ing. Lothar Becker recently named “Hotelier of the Year 2018”.

Attractive employer Rhineland-Palatinate

Our owner Dr. Lothar Becker is awarded from the ministry of economy Rhineland-Palatinate with the certification “Attraktiver Arbeitgeber Rheinland Pfalz “. With his hotel, he is among the eight excellent companies in Rhineland- Palatinate.
“The lack of qualified personnel in the hotel industry is reflected in the atrium with flexible working time models – also for executives – and a large number of further training measures.” (Quote Mrs. State Secretary Daniela Schmitt)

State Award for exemplary employment of severely disabled people

Every year since 1998, the state of Rhineland-Palatinate has presented awards to companies, businesses and departments that have made an exemplary contribution to the integration of severely disabled people into working life. Companies from all economic sectors with their headquarters in Rhineland-Palatinate can apply or be nominated.
We were honored to receive this award in the category “Company with up to 100 employees” for the year 2021.
The significance of this great, special honor is summed up by our owner, Dr. Lothar Becker: “We are pleased and proud of this award. But it is even nicer to see every day how enriching it is to work with people with a handicap. Their commitment and the trust they place in us are an asset that none of us would want to miss.”

"Rhein-Main geht aus!" - Rank 1 and 2 for our Restaurant "GenussWerkstatt"

“The restaurant guide “Rhein-Main geht aus!” is eagerly awaited year after year. The restaurant testers have been traveling the entire Rhine-Main area for the 15th time – the result is a real pleasure at the Atrium Hotel Mainz. The restaurant GenussWerkstatt immediately came first in Mainz-Wiesbaden, and even more, because among the restaurants in the entire Rhine-Main area, the testers awarded second place to the new GenussWerkstatt” (hoga press)

IHK "excellent education"

The IHK Rheinhessen has awarded us as “Excellent education company”.
The award is given to companies that are committed to training young employees beyond the normal range.
And that is precisely what makes us proud and extremely happy

Fair Job Hotels

As the first hotel in Rhineland-Palatinate, we were certified as a fair job hotel in February 2017.
Fair Job Hotels stand for fair jobs, attractive perspectives for branch growth and a better image of the hotel industry.
As a certified hotel we have the “FAIRsprechen” as well as the “10 Gebote” anchored in our company.

Certificate for Excellence in Vocational Training

Our trainees and our mediation of know-how and expertise were certified as well.

DEHOGA Environmental Check

The “DEHOGA Environmental Check” was designed for the specific requirements of the hospitality industry and its predominantly small and medium-sized enterprises. It is based on the evaluation of selected environmental indicators. The criteria catalog covers the following areas: energy consumption, water consumption, waste generation
and food (e.g., regional, fair trade, organic).

DEHOGA Top-Ausbildungsbetrieb

With the “TOP-Ausbildungsbetrieb” initiative, DEHOGA has for the first time created a uniform nationwide certification for a high standard of training – and both applicants and companies in the hotel and catering industry benefit from this.
The participating companies undertake to comply with 12 guiding principles and to live them in their operational practice.
This is specified by the measures in the enterprise (enterprise questioning) to the respective guiding principles and evaluated by a point system.
The most important core element and prerequisite for the seal is the involvement of and survey of trainees on the measures in the company (depending on the number of trainees).

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Association of Chefs - Qualified training company

Companies that are awarded the title “Qualified training company” show: We meet all the requirements for good training, a good working environment and good support for the trainee. The German Chefs’ Association has defined what constitutes good training in ten quality assurance points.

Certified Conference Hotel

In the first place, this certificate defines in its 67 mandatory criteria things in regard to the quality of services and processes which have to be provided by a conference hotel nowadays. Core of the certificate and the criteria are, amongst others, the performance in service, structural design conditions, food & beverage performance, and the standardized quotation processing. Event organizers have planning reliability and can be sure that all needs and requirements of their guests will be fulfilled.
The quality checks for Certified Conference Hotel were completed with outstanding results – making us the first hotel in years to meet all criteria with no need for subsequent improvements.

GUSTO - restaurant guide

The renowned restaurant guide “GUSTO” recommends our “GenussWerkstatt”.
“Restaurants recommended in the GUSTO guide are visited anonymously by experienced testers and without prior consultation as paying guests. Our testing staff have all gathered in-depth technical background knowledge and a lot of experience with top gastronomy at home and abroad […] ” (

Certified Business Hotel

50 individual criteria have to be passed to receive and preserve this certificate. It is a reliable selective criterion for the booking of a hotel that is suitable for business guests. Business canvassers who are used to high standards can rely on modern core performances as well as a pleasant and attentive service.

Certified Green Hotel

In 70 individual criteria, this certificate defines how sustaining and ecologically future-oriented a hotel is being managed. In eight categories: energy, water, waste, food & beverage, mobility, information, and management, the hotel meets the challenges of the future. Most of the criteria can be observed by the guest him or herself.

Eco Friendly

“Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the lives of every individual. So that travelers do not have to forego a sustainable way of life on holiday, green hotels are increasingly focusing on the environmental aspect, whether in social, economic or environmental terms. HOTEL DE has selected accommodations for your trip that comply with the principles of sustainability.” (

Green Chefs

We are committed to fairness and take responsibility in the gastronomy. We are happy to be a part of the “Green Chefs” and commit ourselves:
• Respectful use of food. GREEN CHEFS exploit everyone food as much as possible and avoid waste from the beginning.
• to regional purchasing. With their purchase, GREEN CHEFS support regional special features, biodiversity, short transport routes and domestic producers.
• to environmental awareness. GREEN CHEFS pay attention to their actions with their actions to minimize the impact on the environment. They make for a low CO2 emissions, short transport routes, low energy consumption and low waste.
• on fair working conditions. That is the basis for a good team and great food. A solid income, tolerable working hours and the respectful dealings in sound and action are for GREEN CHEFS of course.

Top 250 Conference-Hotels in Germany

“If you want to meet stylishly and individually, do not miss this hotel on the outskirts of Mainz.” The Atrium Hotel was ranked 12th among the 250 best conference hotels in Germany in 2016/2017.

Germany's customer champions

Since May 2018, we have been ranked “Germany’s Customer Champions 2018”. With our voteing-result (62% fan rating) we are in first place in the category “B2B – Companies 50 – 499 employees”.
The certification is granted by the Mainz market research and consulting firm 2HMforum., The F.A.Z.-Institut and the German Society for Quality (DGQ).
Around 200 companies nationwide and from all sectors took part in the competition in order to have the quality of their customer relationships checked by scientifically founded studies.

Customer-oriented company- German service quality level II

The Atrium Hotel Mainz has committed itself to service quality to a very high degree. In order to optimize internal processes effectively and with sustainability, companies consistently analyze their services from a customer point of view with training- and certificate programs.

Germany's best conference hotels

The award “Germany’s best conference hotels” was carried out in cooperation with “Deutscher Fachverlag” and “tp tagungsplaner”. From a total of 2000 hotels surveyed, 271 houses were awarded. In the category “Hotels 100 – 200 rooms” we occupy the first place.
To assess the best conference hotels in Germany, five aspects are considered. Four of these aspects reflect the course of a conference visit: arrival at the conference hotel, the conference area, the gastronomic offer and, if necessary, the overnight stay at the hotel. In addition, the aspect of sustainability is taken into account as an indication of the future orientation of the hotels. - Recommended Location

We were rated by as recommendable for events in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry. With the recommendation by event planners, organizers and buyers of the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry receive an important help and preselection in the search for suitable locations. is an offer of Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH. It has no connection with the associations “Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle für der Arzneimittelwirtschaft e.V.” (“FSA”) and “Arzneimittel und Kooperation in das Gesundheitswirtschaft e.V.” (“AKG”).

Varta-Guide – Recommendation (Established and independent restaurant- and hotel guide for Germany)

For the fifth consecutive year, the Atrium Hotel Mainz has received the Varta Tip, a distinction awarded exclusively to exceptional hotels and restaurants that distinguish themselves above and beyond the norm in terms of ambience, hospitality or quality cuisine. Among the 20,000 tested hotels, only a select few receive this award.
“Owner-managed and privately-run hotel with feel-good ambiance and exemplary hospitality services. The personal atmosphere in all areas of the house, give the hotel a unique tone. The hotel rooms convince with design and comfort.”

Der Grosse Restaurant & Hotel Guide (Renowned also known as “Bertelsmann Guide”)

In the new “Der Grosse Restaurant & Hotel Guide,” the Atrium Hotel once again received 4 stars and a crown, which means it is “worthy of distinction in its category.”
“The Atrium Conference Center provides fantastic conditions for conferences and seminars. But it is the comprehensive offer with its private atmosphere, cosmopolitan flair, attentive and courteous service, culinary enjoyment, as well as relaxation and a certain plus in hospitality which makes the owner-managed hotel so perfect.”

Top Conference Hotelier

In November 2014, hotel owner Dr. Lothar Becker was awarded “Top Conference Hotelier 2014″ in the category “Best German Conference Hotels”.

working family

“We are an association of family-run companies from the hotel and hospitality industry who – for the most part for generations – are particularly concerned about the well-being of their guests and the well-being of their employees. And it is the employees on whom we would like to place our special focus here.” –

Selected Conference-Hotels "to feel good"

We are one of the top hotel recommended conference hotels at “My Conference Hotel 2018/2019” and ranked 8th (out of more than 4,000 hotels).

“To feel good”-Highlights:
– Ascent to the Congress League: 2000 sqm of meeting area
– Culinary: the 7th heaven for gourmets!
– The rooms are lofty, noble interior dreams
This is just a small section from the review of “selected meeting hotels to feel good”

Host of the Year 2012

In order to set apart outstanding hosts, Rhineland-Palatinate Tourism Ltd. in Koblenz awards the prize “Host of the Year” to the Atrium Hotel Mainz (in cooperation with the Rhineland- Palatinate Ministry of economics, climate protection, energy, and regional planning / the Chamber of Trade and Industry / the German Hotel and Catering Association / the Campsite Entrepreneur Association of Rhineland-Palatinate/Saarland, and the Association of Youth hostels in Rhineland-Palatinate/Saarland).

Marking “Accessibility certified”

We met the quality criteria of the German Seminar for Tourism (DSFT) Berlin eV and received the certification “Accessibility certified”.
The criteria were partly met for the group of disabled person.
Detailed information about our offer can be found at
The marking is a nationwide uniform system to enable “travel for all”.

BDVT- approved conference hotel (professional institution for trainers, consultants, and coaches)

Hotels with this certificate are recommended by trainers, consultants, and coaches of the BDVT. They meet their specific demands on quality for an environment conducive for learning in connection with a customer-oriented service to a particularly high degree.

Gerolsteiner Restaurant-Leaderboard

The Gerolsteiner Restaurant Leaderboard annually compiles a ranking of all restaurants that have been tested by one or more of the seven major national restaurant guides. This is the only ranking that offers an overview of the entire top German gastronomy. Also this year we are represented again.

Mein Tophotel - Conference

“ is a product of Freizeit-Verlag Landsberg GmbH, which has been publishing the leading hotel trade magazine Tophotel since 1983. All listed hotels are audited by specialist authors.”
Also in 2019/2020 we are once again represented as top hotel in the category “Conference” and awarded.

Your Contact

Bild Direktionsassistent René Bischel Atrium Mainz

René Bischel

Director’s assistant / Director of sales

Your contact for management issues, group inquiries, company arrangements, trade fair bookings