Stayed a night in this Schlosshotel as part of my sightseeing plans around Frankfurt.
I liked that the place all felt and looked very medieval, and there was a sense of oldness as we walked around the town. Rooms are cosy and quaint, but it is absolutely pitch black when night falls. There's no light from the outside, nor are there any night lights in the room. You either dealt with utter darkness -- so dark you can't see your own hands in front of you -- or you left the rather bright table lamp on.
The stairs leading up to the rooms are also pitch black at night. Not even one small night light to guide you up the stairs. Mind that you don't fall over in the darkness!
We were there in February, when temperatures were still in the vicinity of freezing. So it was quite baffling when the tour around the castle grounds was given only at 5pm in the evening. Not only did night come quickly, and you can hardly see the details of the place, temperatures fell quickly too, and it was so bloody cold. I remember not feeling my toes, my fingers and my ears soon enough.
Breakfast was fine with a reasonable number of choices. The place is beautiful with snow too. It was wonderful to walk in the cool air of the morning, with the ground covered in snow, which had fallen during the night.
Interesting stay, but given a choice, I wouldn't go there during winter. Having been subjected to the painful cold during the lengthy tour of the castle grounds really traumatized me some.
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