Fürstlich Drehna Castle

Luckau, Germany

Fürstlich Drehna Castle was originally built in the mid-16th century near to an old Slavic fortress by the family of Minckwitz. They constucted the surrounding moat and towers. The castle was acquired by the Promnitz family in 1697 and they also enlarged it.

Today the closed four-wing castle with its beautiful park is a restaurant and hotel.



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Lindenplatz 8, Luckau, Germany
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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Peter Caron (2 years ago)
Most of what one can expect here is test and relaxation. There is little to no Wi-Fi available and mobile data is spotty. The grounds are large so ideal for long, peaceful walks and rooms in the chateaux itself are spacious and quiet. Some things, however, could be much better. There is a restaurant which fancies itself finer than what it ultimately achieves. There are limited vegetarian options on the menu and one wasn't even available. Another, ravioli filled with mozzarella, was a disappointment: closer to ravioli from a can than from an upscale kitchen. The wine selection is also quite limited (apparently patrons are encouraged to partake of the local brauerei instead) making for an experience with all the accoutrements of a first class restaurant minus the service, the wine and the food one might otherwise expect in one. Oddly though, the specials menu offered an excellent vegetarian option on our first night and the breakfast buffet is well provisioned and offered in a comfortable room. In the end, one probably doesn't come here for the food. There are two comfortable cafés, a sauna, a small pool, the aforementioned grounds and most of all peace and quiet. Comfortable and quiet bit could be so much better. Some staff were friendly and competent, others less so. Recommended to take a room in the chateau.
Batool Abdullah (2 years ago)
A dreamy fairytale castle. The best place to calm and live like a queen. Specious rooms and great breakfast
Ori Kigel (2 years ago)
The location, the view from the rooms are great. But the service, food, cleaning situation are very bad. No refrigerate in the room, I bought something to eat from the food mashing in the lobby, it was bad and few months expired. It is not possible to get somthing to eat after 21:00 o'clock, no internet connection in the rooms, to many insects in the room because no Network against mosquito. The room was not cleaned from Saturday to Sunday (It was important because of the insects) I was not the only one who was complaining, when I got checked out, the old lady in the reception was arguing with the other three guests because of the bad staying and service.
Kristýna Poncová (2 years ago)
Very unplesant service,we asked for water when we were cycling in the surroudings and they send us away and refused to help us. RE:We would have paid of course,but nobody offered us this option,we just were sent away.
Gil Beer (2 years ago)
The place has huge potential. The castle is nice. The fields around it nice to walk through. There are few basic problems that make it unattractive. First they have very nice rooms inside the castle, bug when we arrived, we got a room outside it, in the 'help' building, which are not so nice. Nothing in the add insinuated or showed these rooms. That is deception. Second - there is no air-conditioning, so if you're in in hot weather, well, tough. When we asked for ice - they said we can't get any.. the kitchen is not exciting. Breakfast saldes are prepared much ahead and are not fresh.
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