If you’re visiting Germany, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the country’s most surreal city, Heidelberg. The Old Town (Altstadt) region will take you to a different world with its charming alleys, cobbled streets, and vintage architecture. As you walk along the streets surrounding the Neckar River, you’ll witness a phenomenal view of Karl Theodor Bridge, popularly known as Old Bridge. Its arches are made of the iconic red sandstone of Heidelberg, which was also used in building other architectures, including the historic Heidelberg Palace.
For a memorable getaway in this historical city, consider booking a stay in a castle hotel that will bring you in closer contact with the past. See this list of the best castle hotels near Heidelberg, Germany, for great options.
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Nestled amidst vineyards in the French Alsace region, offering a pleasant rural yet close to city feel.
Nothing beats an accommodation that offers a blend of modernity and traditional elements. Book a stay at Hotel Schloss Edesheim if that’s what you’re looking for. Located in the countryside, Hotel Schloss Edesheim is a luxurious property housed in a historic castle amidst a 5-ha (12-ac) park full of vibrant vineyards and waterbodies. It features cozy, modern rooms with vintage furnishings and marble bathrooms that take you back in time. Plus, the hotel serves delectable Mediterranean specialties in its on-site gourmet restaurant.
If you want relaxation like no other, you can book a full body massage at the wellness center.
Other castle accommodation near Heidelberg, Germany
Get cozy inside this 1,453-sq. ft. (135-sqm) apartment at Auerbach Castle, a medieval structure located in Bensheim. This family-friendly unit comes with multiple bedrooms and essential amenities for a comfortable getaway, such as a fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom. You can relax in a spacious living room with a comfy sofa and flat-screen TV. An indoor fireplace is also available to keep you warm during winter. The apartment has a beautiful terrace overlooking a river valley.
Guests here can enjoy the perk of dining at Auerbach Castle’s tavern serving mouthwatering regional dishes. You can admire gorgeous views of the Rhine plains while dining here.
Bensheim, Hessen, Germany
2.75 km (1.8 mi) from Alsbach Castle
Top guest reviewsall amenities were included and the place was super comfortablethe apartment was flawless super well equipped and very comfortablevery spacious beautiful and a fantastic showerthe apartment was extremely clean comfortable and well-appointedplace itself is very clean with modern bathroom and kitchenthe apartment is large and clean and as advertisedthe space is stylish clean and spaciousthe apartment is spacious and clean
Host:ah - and a nice host as wellcheck-in was easy following the hosts instructionsthe hosts were very friendly and helpful (especially eva )Read more reviewsthe location was perfectbest airbnb location we have ever stayed atthe castle was the most amazing location with beautiful sights during the sunsetamazing flat with an extraordinary location and a unique viewi can’t believe this place is listed so cheap it went well above our expectations
Experience a fairytale holiday in Heidelberg
Don’t settle for less when it comes to accommodation in a city full of historical architecture. When you visit Heidelberg or nearby areas, book a stay in a castle to make the most of your vacation. Choose any castle hotels mentioned above to make your dream holiday come true!
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