A sister castle of the Sterrenberg Castle, Liebenstein Castle is another prominent landmark of the area. Both the castles together are called the “hostile brothers” due to the frequent differences between their occupants in the medieval era. Today, the castle exists as a hotel and offers tourists a spectacular holiday in the Rhine Valley. The rooms and suites are well-furnished with modern amenities that provide utmost comfort. One can also request for trekking trips in the surrounding region. Besides, the hotel is houses a restaurant charming medieval style restaurant that is known for offering delicious German cuisine along with an extensive wine list and stunning views of the region. The rates of the hotel are seasonal, it is best to check their current rates on their website before planning your vacation here.
Situated in the city of Oberwesel, Schönburg is an elaborately-built castle that dates back to 911 CE. It was owned by the Dukes of Schönburg for hundreds of years beginning in the 12th Century. The castle remained in their family till it was burnt down by French troops in 1689. After restorations in the 19th Century, the castle was reopened as a hotel. The hotel offers a lavish setting for a memorable holiday with rooms and suites featuring period furnishings and decor. Beautiful views of the Rhine Valley can be seen from some of the hotel rooms. There is a restaurant that serves delicious authentic cuisine as well.
Weinhaus Zum Krug is set in two historic buildings. The first one is a half-timbered structure dating back to the 18th Century. It offers seven traditional rooms with modern amenities. While the other seven accommodations are housed in the former town house which are uniquely designed and have names like the Burgundy Suite, Kloster Eberbach and Bollesje. Its idyllic surroundings are good for a nice romantic getaway. Dine and wine at their cozy namesake restaurant for regional specialties and fabulous wines. Owned and run by the Laufer family, Josef Laufer III and his team will ensure that you have a memorable stay at their charming inn.
Hotel Tannenhof is a scenic and beautiful hotel and it is constructed in a classic and unique architectural style. Surrounded by a garden, this hotel offers a lot of amenities to its patrons. The rooms are designed in style and have air-conditioners, TVs and king size beds which will surely make your stay more comfortable. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast and during the day delicious regional delicacies are served to the patrons. Guests can even indulge in outdoor activities such as cycling and hiking. A perfect place for a romantic getaway.
Hotel Johann Lafer's Stromberg offers a wonderful retreat in the heart of Stromberg's historical center. The traditional-style abode is remodeled from an imposing castle which was possibly built in the 11th Century. The re-imagined citadel promises a quaint retreat, complete with ornately designed rooms equipped with modish conveniences like minibars and iPod docks. Some of its lavish suites also come attached with separate dining and living spaces. The on-site rustic-themed restaurant serves up delectable regional grub, while the breezy garden features a whimsical setting to devour local specialties. Nearby attractions include the Reichenstein Castle and other historical sights.
Jugendburg Stahleck is an impressive castle which was built in the 12th Century and destroyed in the 17th Century. After being reconstructed and renovated in the 20th century, the castle has been used as a youth hostel.