Liebenstein Castle was probably built in the 13th century as well as near Sterrenberg castle. Both were owned by feodal lords of Bolanden (later Sponheim-Dannenfels). The gate tower was added 1363 and tower in 1380 and the castle was enlarged in the 15th century. However, already in 1529 it was abandoned and left to decay. The major restoration took place in 1977 and today Liebenstein is a hotel and restaurant.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Gloria Rutahakana (2 months ago)
Great place with excellent views
John Hastings (2 months ago)
Our stay was excellent. This was exactly what we hoped for. Klaus, the host, was friendly and interesting. The food was good. The rooms were authentic and the whole experience was as advertised. The views are amazing and the artwork and photos throughout were interesting to peruse. We weren’t looking for a Michelin star restaurant or a Hilton. We got exactly what we wanted which was a unique stay in an old castle. Thank you Burg Liebenstein, we highly recommend you!
Shirley Kelly (3 months ago)
Only there for lunch. Food and service excellent. We felt very welcome. View was amazing.
Tilottama Biswas (14 months ago)
A great place for have an authentic homestay style stay at medieval castle with a beautiful view of the Rhine. The place is family owned and an absolute delight. What’s even better is that the rheinsteig hike path is right outside the castle. I reluctantly removed as the food left us wanting.
Lew Anglin (2 years ago)
This was a wonderful experience, both me and my wife loved it!! The views were amazing, and the food was delicious! We will definitely go back again.
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