Burg Schnellenberg Hotel Attendorn
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Castle hotel in beautiful Sauerland, Germany Apr 11, 2010
In one of the prettiest areas of Germany, Sauerland, you will find this castle hotel. It is a castle with a royal history and everything in the beautiful building breathes the memories of grand times.
The first mention of a castle at this location goes back to the year 1222. The oldest parts of the castle as it exists today date from the 16th century, when it was mentioned as a property of the Von Fürstenberg family. This family has actually lived there until the 19th century, after which it got into decline. In the 20th century it was restored and just after the second world war, the first initiatives came up to make it a hotel.
Major parts of the 16th century castle are still intact. For example the (wedding) chappel, the treasury and the court room. The wings have been added in the 17th and 18th century. The decoration is still very rich in historical objects, even though the rooms have all the requirements that a hotel should offer these days.
No need to mention though that even in the rooms you realize quite well that you are staying in a castle. If only for the immensely thick walls. The view from many rooms is very nice, but every room is different.
The castle hotel is very popular for events, with or without overnight stay for the guests. The clientele is mostly German, and their website is in German and Dutch only. The link in this post has been added, because it will give you the contact details, and also because it will allow you to download the pictures (just click Bildergalereien in the column on the left hand side, and go though the various options).
If you arrive through the two gates (outer court and inner court) the reception is on your right hand side. The restaurant is on your left hand side next to the inner gate. It is sophisticated German cuisine with a good wine selection, and seasonal menu. Obviously, in the late autumn and winter months, there will be various game dishes on the menu, because that is the season.
The prices of course reflect the type of hotel, and the same goes for the restaurant. On the other hand, room rates roughly between Euro 100 for a small double room up to Euro 220 for a tower suite, breakfast included, are not extreme (price levels 2010).
There may either be special offers or there may be periods that the prices are higher. Best is to just contact the hotel (English no problem) and ask for information, and a brochure.
The inner court is gorgeous, and so are the surroundings. You may need a car to go to the village, or prepare for a nice walk. Attendorn itself, and its surroundings, offer much nature, forest, a lake with water sports, caves that can be visited.
It is totally different from vibrant city life, but it is quite a relaxing experience. Parking is free for guests, of course, and there is enough space: a small parking area in between the outer and inner walls, and plenty of space just outside of the castle.
Various wellness packages are offered as well, and also packages including stay, meals and excusrsions.
Wifi and LAN available in the rooms as well as satellite TV.
Please check the pictures that we took during our stay in 2010.
P.S. In a winter like this (date now Feb 5, 2012) with snow and cold weather, this is a very nice area to go to as well. This is not Alpine area, but around here and especially in places like Winterberg / Willingen you would be surprised about the winter sports facilities.
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Burg Schnellenberg Hotel Attendorn Overview
The Hotel Und Restaurant Burg Schnellenberg is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests to Attendorn. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts. Each guestroom features amenities such as non smoking rooms, bathrobes, daily newspaper, desk, hair dryer. Guests can experience the high standards of comfort while staying at this luxury Attendorn hotel with everything they need right on the site such as 24hr room service, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, restaurant, room service, business center, pets allowed. In addition, the hotel's guests can enjoy the leisure and sports facilities provided on the premises: massage, gym, sauna, tennis courts, spa. These top-class facilities are complemented to excellent services to meet the needs of visitors to Attendorn. For your reservation at the Hotel Und Restaurant Burg Schnellenberg Attendorn, please enter your preferred visit dates and follow our secure online booking form.
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