Our History

The Landhaus Beckmann bears its roots in the name: agriculture

It all started with them on the Kalkarer Römerstraße. The Joosten family, whose farm was first mentioned in a document in 1850, laid the foundation stone for the family business. In the 19th century, the Joosten family worked as licensed barkeepers, farmers and millers. At this time, after the church service, homemade schnaps were sold at the farm. Son in law, Hermann Beckmann, took over the farm in the third generation, until 1969, with agriculture as the main occupation.

Tradition, Quality & Change in Harmony

Then daughter Else Große Holtforth and husband Hermann took over the business again. With them became the complete focus on gastronomy at the end of 1960s. They rebuilt the farmhouse, expanded it into a restaurant and built the hotel building in 1980. Since 2005 Michael Große Holtforth has been at the helm of the family hotel. Together with his team, he stands for tradition, quality and change.