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Castle Hotel Auf Schoenburg

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Auf Schonburg, 55430 Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent more than we budgeted for one night in this historic landmark and we ended up wishing we had made it two nights. The included dinner was outstanding and easily made it worth the total cost (breakfast was also good). Service was world-class from start to finish. The castle is a lot of fun to explore and the grounds/park are... More 

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Melb.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned one night at this castle as a special treat while completing a road trip across Germany. We stayed in room 14 which was excellent. Large room, with fantastic bathroom and balcony overlooking the courtyard. The access to the castle garden was something we didn't really consider when planning the trip, but i have to say it is well... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The moment you see the castle in Oberwesel you know this is something special. You can drive your rental car across a slightly scary but beautiful wooden bridge (or park and walk a bit further) and if you arrive early enough you can have someone in a 4-wheeler with a cart bring your bags so you don't drag them uphill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We got a room with a small balcony facing the river. Wonderful view! The room was outstanding, the staff very helpful and the restaurant was pretty good. Beautiful in every meaning of the word. A perfect experience although we only stayed one night.

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a nearly perfect experience at the Castle Hotel Auf Schoenburg! The castle is absolutely what you should expect. A bit of a challenge to get up to reception, but that adds to the experience. The public rooms are warm and inviting and all of the staff that we encountered were just wonderful and welcoming. Our room was amazing;... More 

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Newport, Virginia USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was the Ultimate Experience, staying at this old castle overlooking the Rhine River. Staying here made you feel like you were back in time. The dining experience was like nothing I had experienced before. And the hallways had an old shining armored suit in a corner, that made you think you were in a movie, like Excalibur. The breakfast... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It was an incredible place to stay. The castle is in great shape and you really get to feel what it would have been like to live in a castle. We had wonderful quick responses to our emails and all our questions were promptly answered. We loved our room and every detail was special and we felt royal. We only... More 

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Decatur, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My family and I spent 2 weeks traveling in the United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland and Germany in September 2014. Upon our return home it was unanimous that Schönburg Castle was our favorite overnight stay and also one of the most memorable places we visited. My reservations were made through several e-mail conversations. I was very pleased with the Hüttl families'... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is the first castle I have ever stayed in and I loved it. It wasn't too done up so it still had the look and feel of an old medieval castle. And there are plenty of plces to explore. We ventured up onto the wall at night and had a beautiful view of the valley, even nicer during the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had a wonderful stay in Oberwesel at Castle Schoenburg. It's exactly like you would dream of, only better! The grounds are beautiful and the staff warm and welcoming. Our room was 3 flights up and no elevator. It's a castle after all - kind of steep but we made it! Lovely room with a small balcony overlooking the Rhine... More 

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