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.
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.
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.
Perched atop a hill in the medieval city, BurgStadt Hotel ensures a peaceful getaway for business, leisure travelers and also families. Surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery, it offers comfortable guest rooms, arrangements for adventurous activities like hiking, geocaching, camping and a restaurant serving authentic German cuisine. Business travelers can avail the facilities of well-equipped conference center located onsite. Rent a cycle or go barefoot to explore the historic center of Kastellauns, Rhineland countryside or the Castle town.
As with all the Radisson hotels worldwide, the Schwarzer Bock is a wonderful place to stay when on a business trip or with family. One of the oldest establishments in the city, the hotel stands as a testament to excellence in service and performance. Capricorn, the restaurant, dishes out Continental and local cuisines in a setting featuring an old-world charm. Business amenities include meeting rooms and conference halls. A well stocked bar, sauna, solarium, and thermal baths make it a good place to visit in the winters too.
Believed to be the oldest building in the town of Eltville am Rhein is Burg Crass an ancient villa; former residence of the Mainzer family. Today the castle is converted into a beautiful hotel housing 8 rooms which are impeccably designed for comfort and romance. Overlooking the gently flowing Rhine on one side and breath-taking views of the vineyards on the other; this castle is bound to give you memories that you will remember for a lifetime. The hotel also houses a restaurant which is quite popular with the locals; even if you do not stay at the hotel a visit to the restaurant here comes highly recommended.
Kronenschlösschen is a luxury hotel that is located inside a 19-century mansion. Even todaythe hotel still has an air of the old-world grandeur from back then. The rooms are complete with all the modern day amenities and is fully equipped for a comfortable stay. A truly wonderful option for those looking for a luxury stay.