Liebenstein Castle

Kamp-Bornhofen, Germany

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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User Reviews

אביאל ויצמן the collection home design accessories (2 years ago)
Very nice point of view and Castel the coffee and cake ? was 7/10 the parking limited for a few cars so if it busy you can’t stop there
Gloria Rutahakana (2 years ago)
Great place with excellent views
John Hastings (2 years 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 (2 years ago)
Only there for lunch. Food and service excellent. We felt very welcome. View was amazing.
Tilottama Biswas (3 years 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.
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