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Schloss Schoenburg

Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6744 93930
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Romantic and picturesque

Schönburg castle was erected in the first half of the twelfth century and destroyed by the French... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Iweinvanaalst
,
Herentals, Antwerpen, Belgium
PERFECT!

This was our favorite place during our vacation! Attentive,gracious staff. Rooms with character... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
sw1030
,
Anchorage, Alaska
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“amazing views” (2 reviews)
“medieval town” (2 reviews)
“restaurant” (5 reviews)
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Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 6744 93930
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Schönburg castle was erected in the first half of the twelfth century and destroyed by the French army in 1689. Partially reconstructed by the American Oakley Rhinelander between 1885 and 1901, at present the former stronghold houses a luxury hotel and restaurant. The fortress sits...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was our favorite place during our vacation! Attentive,gracious staff. Rooms with character. Beautiful location. Amazing views. Delicious food. Beautiful garden. Definitely plan on a taxi if arriving by train or boat.

Thank sw1030
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful old city with timber frame houses. Castle sits high above the city. This is a difficult hike for a view of the town and the Rhine.

Thank spikenails
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you've always fancied living in a castle, then this is the closest thing to actually experiencing that dream!! Romantic, historical, well-preserved, tastefully modernised where needed (phones, electricity etc), with an overabundance of atmosphere and class, this is an amazing place to stay. Certainly not...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We drone up to the top. It was charming and nice, but there is only a hotel in there and short walks. The castle is better admired from a distance. There is a small museu, and a shop with a very friendly owner. Very small...More

Thank Elena R
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stayed @ Schoenburg Castle the summer before college, and it made such an impression I brought my family back decades later. They've only improved on what is a truly unique experience, with parts of the castle dating to the 11th century and even the...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was one of the best hotel experiences we ever had. The hotel is a castle fortress and has a very authentic feel. You can walk around the battlements and visit the tower museum, and wander up and down staircases inside and wander through beautifully...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the tower, with a private balcony overlooking the Rhine. Dinner was incredible. Those chefs know what they are doing. It was fun to explore this adorable town after a breakfast we never wanted to end. Plenty to see and do here if you...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

An amazing place - superb staff and hospitality. Amazing views totally wonderful. Can't wait to come back we were both blown away, doesn't come any better.

Thank IOMTTChris
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Great staff and to die for views of the Rhine River below. Had a room in the old tower, which is 64 steps up from the lobby. Free parking and breakfast. Had a fire going in the library .

Thank Cody2012
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Yvonne E
17 May 2018|
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Response from Iweinvanaalst | Reviewed this property |
In winter there is a chance of snow in the area, as in the whole of Western Europe. However, only very rarely does this really impede traffic. You only drive slower. Further more, as winter tires are compulsory in Germany no... More
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8 April 2017|
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Response from boardchairman | Reviewed this property |
The castle sits high atop a cliff overlooking Oberwesel, so its over a mile (2-3 km) with the last half all narrow mountain switch-backs. I suggest contacting the castle staff via the email provided on website, as they... More
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