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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Let me start by saying Burg Rabenstein exceeded my expectations. They have done a fantastic job of creating unique, well appointed guest rooms in a castle that was built in the 12th century. We ate dinner here and the food was outstanding. The staff was engaging and helpful. The castle tour was fun despite the fact that it was narrated...

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

We stayed here for the Bayreuth festival - which only took 35 mins to drive to . It is a bit hard to find but a really super place to be . It is silent and in the heart of the forest. So dark that from the terrace we saw the Milky Way. Our suite was huge with probably the...

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

These nothing like hearing "There is a problem with your room"; to get your adrenaline pumping at the beginning of vacation 3000 miles away from home. I may be somewhat culpable, as I had to rebook this hotel a few times to adjust to changing travel plans, but I was charged almost $500 for 2 nights and the hotel missed...

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We were really sorry for what happened! In fact our staff got confused with the number of cancellations and rebookings. Overbooking is not our policy – therefore our staff is not really trained for this situation. The only solution left that evening was to look for a nice room in another hotel in the surroundings or to ask the TV-Team...

Louisville, Colorado
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Castle perched high on the cliff above the river valley. Well maintained and modern conveniences. Elevator and handicap accessible. Suites are spacious and each have a theme but plan to spend a bundle. Breakfast is fit for a king. Tour of the castle is included the stay. The restaurant is lovely and the food is top notch. There is a...

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Ankara, Turkey
Reviewed August 14, 2015

To begin, this is definitely off the beaten path for most foreign travelers. However, it is worth a visit. They offer a few options of entertainment and interest for visitors, including a falconry and a local cave, as well as a lot of beautiful hiking trails. Most of the people in the surrounding villages will speak little to no English,...

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stayed just one night in this absolutely fantastic property - and can't wait to get back! This is really beautiful castle with top-notch rooms (I had double-room, my friend had a suite), perfect service and fantastic surroundings. I go to Franconia every year for a "beer-vacation", so I have stayed in multiple hotels in the area and this one now...

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Konigswinter, Germany
Reviewed October 21, 2014

We only ate at the restaurant and stayed in Bayreuth about 18 to 20 km away. It was certainly worth the drive down there. It is a short walk from the parking lot to the castle. We had booked a table for 13 people and we got a whole room to ourselves. Well room is quite an understatement, really. We...

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Marupe, Latvia
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Amazing experience- stayed with my husband and kid- interior superb, food- jamiiii- excellent, every corner in castle is amazing, real treasure of experience if you want to stay in an old castle. Castle park full of attractions starting from falcon garden and ends with an amazing slat caves. I suggest suggest suggest !!!

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Reviewed January 8, 2014

A stunning castle hotel, with lovely interiors, comfortable rooms and stunning views. There was a lovely fire in the lounge, and some internet access in the entrance hall. The food and drink was very good. Cars need to be parked in the car park above the hotel, although can drop off nearer the entrance.

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New York
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I recently stayed at the Burg Rabenstein with a group of friends to celebrate a birthday. It was fantastic! The staff are first rate professionals and extremely friendly; the castle is beautiful, rich in history and the rooms well appointed. The food exceeded our expectations and we had some of the best meals of our entire trip. The castle is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Behind the ancient castle walls of Burg Rabenstein, high above the Ahorn valley in the heart of Franconian Switzerland, a whisper from the past encounters the comforts of the present. The castle hotel is surrounded by the 150-acre natural paradise including a limestone cave, falconry, tavern, beer garden and hiking trails. It is situated near the old towns of Nuremberg, Bayreuth and Bamberg. Rabenstein Castle is one of 100 main attractions in Franconia, premium partner hotel of the Castle Road and one of the selected "sightsleeping hotels" in Bavaria, where sightseeing starts the minute you open your eyes. We offer castle and cave concerts, dinner shows, wild boar buffets and a lot more. Another highlight is our medieval market twice a year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Burg Rabenstein

Address: Rabenstein 33, 95491 Ahorntal, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Upper Franconia > Ahorntal
Price Range: $153 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Burg Rabenstein 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you can stay in the main building, it might be more comfortable. On the other hand, the hostel is very good value, if you don't mind sharing a bath. There is at least 1 room that is private.”
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