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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www.castle-liebenstein.com

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Tilottama Biswas (4 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 (13 months 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.
Hillary Dunn (14 months ago)
We had a wonderful stay at this lovely and authentic castle hotel. The location is beautiful and we so enjoyed wine and dinner in the garden/courtyard each night, with a priceless view. A lovely and large breakfast was provided each morning. Klaus and the rest of the staff were welcoming, accommodating and hard-working. Highly recommend a stop here when you visit the Middle Rhine Valley.
uncle em (14 months ago)
An imposing and impressive-looking castle and ruins
Rafal (14 months ago)
Historical site and great view
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