2 Best Castle Hotels Near Heidelberg, Germany

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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.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on December 13, 2023.

1. Hotel Schloss Edesheim (from USD 113)

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.

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Hotel Schloss Edesheim

Wifi Available

Address: Luitpoldstraße 9
63.37 km (39.4 mi) from Alsbach Castle

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

Other castle accommodation near Heidelberg, Germany

2. Stylish apartment at Auerbach Castle (from USD 262)

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.

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Bensheim, Hessen, Germany
2.75 km (1.8 mi) from Alsbach Castle
179 reviews   Wifi Available
Castle 8 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities were included and the place was super comfortable
the apartment was flawless super well equipped and very comfortable
very spacious beautiful and a fantastic shower
the apartment was extremely clean comfortable and well-appointed
place itself is very clean with modern bathroom and kitchen
the apartment is large and clean and as advertised
the space is stylish clean and spacious
the apartment is spacious and clean
ah - and a nice host as well
check-in was easy following the hosts instructions
the hosts were very friendly and helpful (especially eva )
the location was perfect
best airbnb location we have ever stayed at
the castle was the most amazing location with beautiful sights during the sunset
amazing flat with an extraordinary location and a unique view
i can’t believe this place is listed so cheap it went well above our expectations
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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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