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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Sean Cunningham (2 years ago)
Very cool location, beautiful view, and helpful staff.
Meng Mingxian (3 years ago)
Amazing views, friendly people and beautiful old decorated rooms. But the interieur/bath might need some restoration, food was not good quality, especially the meat, although plentiful. Breakfast was just so-so.
Dan Minshew (3 years ago)
This place is a true gem in the Rhine River Valley. If you are looking for an authentic castle-like experience this is the place to stay. Klaus and his staff are very detail oriented and were there to provide everything we needed and more. Truly an unforgettable experience and I would highly recommend!
Jin-Kyong Yu (3 years ago)
Amazing views! The rooms are decorated medieval but the furniture is new and the rooms are very clean. Beds are comfortable too. There is a lot to see and there are wild
Jackie Shane (3 years ago)
My husband and I had a lovely time staying at the castle and dining in the restaurant . The breakfast they included was plentiful and delicious! We also opted for the romantic 5 course dinner added to our stay and are so happy we did! The smoked salmon appetizer was delicate and tasty and the pork chop included in the main course (along with steak potatoes and all sorts of veggies) was perfectly cooked. The views from all the windows are beautiful and the surrounding forest is lovely to walk through. So happy we stopped here!
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