Judgment to holiday without children: the Spa hotel may refuse guests under the age of 16

A Wellness and conference hotel is allowed to align itself as an "adult hotel", and children and young people in General, as the guests refuse. The people Aff

Judgment to holiday without children: the Spa hotel may refuse guests under the age of 16

A Wellness and conference hotel is allowed to align itself as an "adult hotel", and children and young people in General, as the guests refuse. The people Affected would be disadvantaged because of their age, although, decided by the Federal court of justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe. For the different treatment, there is a practical reason for this, that they may be justified. The judgment of 27. May was published on Thursday in writing. (Az. VIII ZR 401/18)

Sued had a family with five children. It relied on the General act on equal treatment and wanted a compensation. The mother had asked at the end of 2016 in Brandenburg Spa town of Bad Saarow for four nights rooms. The Hotel only accepts guests 16 years and the family refused on this basis.

However, is objectionable in the opinion of the Supreme civil judge. In the interpretation of the law on anti-discrimination in the basic law protecting the freedom to conduct a business of a hotel operator should be taken into account. His house was not aimed "just to such benefits, where peace and relaxation play only a minor role". The assessment that "the other needs-oriented behavior of children is not fully reconciling", moving in the framework of his entrepreneurial freedom of action.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 14:20

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