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Schlosshotel Schönburg

is my Number one as it is certainly one of the very best and most exclusive castle-hotels along the river Rhine. The old castle dates back to the 10th century and today the castle is used partly as a luxury hotel and in a sidewing as a "Kolpingheim / hostel" and a hotel next to the castle.
Schlosshotel Schönburg in Oberwesel has a great terrace with a perfect view of the Rhine-valley. You have to leave your car at the parking and your luggage will be taken with a small truck to the hotel. all of the great rooms are facing the river and also the restaurant is well known for its perfect cuisine...NO train-noises here at all!

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Hotel Burg Liebenstein

is an interesting hotel in Kamp-Bornhofen at the right bank of the river Rhine, about 60 km downstream from Ruedesheim or 15km upstream from Koblenz, and it offers a great panoramaview and lots of possibilities to hike.
The castle-hotel is quite remote and it offers a fews great rooms at reasonable prices - just click on the link below !
I was there in early april, the week before easter and there were just a very few guests, as the street going up is quite steep. They have a great interior with several old Iron armouries, an open fireplace and lovely furniture
Kamp-Bornhofen is about 15km upstream from Koblenz, on the right bank of the river Rhine

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Reichenstein Castle

dates back to the 11th century. In the 13th century the castle belonged to one of the most dangerous robber-barons, and as the castle had such an important position in the Rhine-valley, the emperor decided to destruct the castle and set the robber-baron into prison. It lasted 4 years to get hold of him and he was finally "made one head shorter" , as we say it in German...
Today Castle Reichenstein is a great hotel, high above the valley and almost no noise of the train-line will get to your sleepingroom. You may also visit a museum there in another part of the castle-ruins !

Unique Qualities: And last but not least the most beautiful and most scenic Castle-Hotel along the river Rhine is a HOSTEL & Jugendherberge:

Jugendherberge Burg Stahleck

is a perfect place to stay for young people and for families ! A stay in Burg Stahleck might be the highlight for your vacation in the Rhine- and Mosel-valley, in case that you are a budget-traveller and have to search for a cheap price of your accomodation. Burg Stahleck offers a perfect panorama-view over the Rhine-valley at moderate prices - see the link to their webpage !
They have laundry-facilities for their guests and as a hostel-guest you may even use the great table-tennis at one of the terraces - see my pictures !
Burg Stahleck may be explored by everyone - you may enter the castle freely and without restrictions. !!

Directions: see the Infos above !
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  • Updated Dec 7, 2014
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