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“youth hostel”(34 reviews)
“great view”(11 reviews)
“rhine river”(10 reviews)
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Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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All reviews youth hostel great view rhine river worth the climb viewing platform steep hike worth the effort one night cold beer kids running real castle private bathroom nice hike in town steps burg terrace
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice walk up, but a walk nonetheless. Not stroller friendly, don't even try it. It's 100 stairs just up to the ruins then stairs, stones, etc after that. The building was open and we were able to use the facilities and get...More

Thank WidthAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're staying or stopping in Bacharach, you must take the hike to the castle. The view of the city, with the river in the background, is something out of a storybook. Tip: For a beautiful walk, continue on up the road, past the castle...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from the top of this castle is wonderful. Well worth the climb. You can see right across and up the valley. Refreshments are available at a cafe.

Thank Milford21
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is a must see in town and gives picture worthy opportunities. I recommend going at different times for lighting options. Very beautiful.

Thank dive35
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Stay the night in a real castle! So awesome! They have snacks and drinks and wine. Super clean and we had our own private bathroom. The public bathroom and showers was very clean. Lots of kids running around, but it didn't bother us. Fun game...More

Thank bmana297
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful panoramic view from the hostel. It’s a easy walk up to the castle, took us about 10mins walk from the centre. We’ve stayed there for 2 nights. The hostel was clean but there were not enough bathroom. We had to walk up either 2...More

Thank TwoEnglishDeafies
Reviewed September 22, 2018

There isn’t a lot to see at the top. But the view and castle itself are worth the hike. Interesting to seethey cut the stone fron the mountain to be the paths and walkways. Never seen that before. I guess you can stay at this...More

1  Thank SingleTraveller100
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The charm of this castle is to stop at the remains of the cathedral pillars that are the only thing remaining of what must have been a majestic place to worship. The pillars are just interesting to view from all angles. The castle is a...More

Thank beckyw934
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We walked up from the day cruising drop off. It was about 20 minutes of walking and was lots of upward pathways and stairs. Once there he bees were an issue as we tried to eat lunch, but the bees are nature and I’m not...More

Thank TravelingPDEducators
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Great history, great views, nice hike up, we even saw some new bird species. Lovely view of the Rhine River

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Elena R
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Nikenza V | Reviewed this property |
Sure. ..from the city centre you can take a taxi up to the castle. We went up by car, there is a parking spot next to the castle to park as well.
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Jen K
December 30, 2014|
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Response from Carl V | Reviewed this property |
You will find the owner/proprietor, Dirk Scherschlicht on face book. We really enjoyed our stay I Bacharach v
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