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Burg Stahleck, Bacharach

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 150 reviews on the web
Standing on a cliff high above Lorelei valley, Burg Stahleck was built at the behest of Archbishops of Cologne in the 12th century to guard the faraway Upper Middle Rhine archbishopric. The castle, whose name means literally "impregnable castle on a crag," is partially surrounded by a moat and offers views of the wooded hills and majestic Rhine. You'll also see the small town below, with its cobblestone streets, timber houses, and cozy restaurants. Today, the castle serves as a hostel. See Burg Stahleck and all Bacharach has to offer by arranging your trip with our Bacharach trip itinerary builder.
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  • Although not entered because we have been on a cruise from rio Castle and the view are first, we would have liked to be more ties in doubt
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  • It's was a 12century castle standing 520ft above the Rhine. Built by Archbishop of Cologe around 1135. Than during The Thirty Years War, the castle was conquered and sacked eight times. Again, during ...  read more »
  • The small ascent to the castle is worthwhile in any case, and the relatively short Stadtmaruer circuit provides entertaining hiking fun
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  • Mixed feelings about this place. For a start: THERE IS NO KITCHEN. This should be more clear on the website as with no kitchen, we were forced to pay for their food. However this was of a reasonable quality for the price and breakfast (included) easily covered lunch as well. The location and exterior are stunning but the interior lacks charm - although it is functional. The room was lovely and spacious. Staff helped to provide an extra early breakfast as we were to reach a 7am train, which was great. However all in all, this hostel falls short of great.
  • Food isn't the best at the downstairs buffet style restaurant, I'd eat in town of I were to stay again
  • Manager and staffs were unfriendly during stay. My daughter left her iPad in the room during checkout and reported it in 3 hours, but lost. I think this place is conscienceless. The manager even told me that his staffs were not thieves and my daughter might lose it somewhere else. Even he told me to report to police. Does it make sense to report to police for iPad mini? I felt that he fooled me and this is the typical answer who made something wrong. No guest caring mind at all in this place. If you are carrying valuable items(even laptop, iPad or smartphones) with you, I strongly do not recommend this place because if you just leave it, it will be taken by someone in that place immediately. And please do not expect friendliness from this place either.
  • Unforgettable views.
  • Stayed there on school trip lovely rooms and food and amazing views I would recommend it to anyone.
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