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Last updated: 15 November, 2022

This 12th-century Rhine castle was the home of the Dukes of Schonburg, who ruled the town of Oberwesel and levied customs on the Rhine’s flourishing trade.

Today’s 27-room hotel has many original features, including four-poster beds; you dine in the ‘Knights Room’ and views from the terrace are fit for royalty.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

Bucket list experiences our writer says you must do in this destination, closest first

The beautiful town of Assmannshausen on the Rhine on a beautiful autumn day

Rheingau wine region

Rhineland, Hessen, Germany[16.6 miles]

The steep, south-facing slopes of the Rhine are home to the best of Germany’s 13 wine regions, famous for the world’s finest Riesling wines. This picturesque, vineyard-filled region is also home to Rhineland castles, traditional wine taverns and many hiking and cycling trails that criss-cross the region.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Cruise the River Rhine

Multiple countries[22.8 miles]

Explore the castles, vineyards and vestiges of the Roman empire from the comfort of a cruise ship on Europe’s busiest river.

Best for ages: 18+ | Varies | Min 4 days

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30 Great castles you can stay in

Multiple countries

From hilltop-smothering fortifications to simple one-room towers, here’s our round-up of the best ‘real castles’ for a unique heritage stay, and an authentic experience of life from a bygone era.

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