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Schloss Waldeck - Castle and Museum

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wonderful views, well worth the short hike

Getting tot he castle entails a short hike from the parking lot, but it is worth it. the views... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Great views across to Edersee dam.......

I really wanted to see 1 of the Dams that was blown up by the Dambusters, but first have a look at... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jun 2018
“Rated low because of my personal experience, but probably not normal”
20 Apr 2018
“A Great German Castle!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Schlossstr. 1, 34513 Waldeck, Hesse, Germany
+49 5623 5890
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

When I arrived a security guard stopped me from entering the courtyard - there was a Ferrari event taking place there, so this meant the only way in was through the hotel. I went in to the hotel and got permission to go to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim S
Reviewed 20 April 2018

There were so many things we enjoyed about our time here. It was by far our favourite castle in the area. It wins hands down on several points. When we visited, there was the most delicious food available from the welcoming staff at the Grill...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good, not really big portions, and quite expensive, the castle it self is ok, quite nice to look around on the outside, they have a small museum too, which costs €5

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Getting tot he castle entails a short hike from the parking lot, but it is worth it. the views over the lake are magnificent, even on a cloudy day. there is a restaurant open for lunch or you can get a snack at the small...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank waiake1
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I really wanted to see 1 of the Dams that was blown up by the Dambusters, but first have a look at the castle on top of the hill.....found the car park which was free to park in and a small walk up hill to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

So let me start by saying the hotel is beautiful and the people very friendly and we had a great time. However, I'm not sure what scale they were rated a four star because they are a middle three star at best. No A/C, water...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Like many of the German Schloss we have visited, Schloss Waldeck has been converted into a hotel and cafe/restaurant. The exterior parts are free though and the view from the terrace down to the Edersee is particularly nice. There are plenty of informational plaques around...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Amethyst_Cat_Oz
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Schloss Waldeck is a medieval castle in Waldeck towering high over the Edersee. It contains an hotel simply called Hotel Schloss Waldeck, two restaurants (Altane and Alte Turmuhr) and a small museum. It is already worth a visit just to see the castle and enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Matthias S | Reviewed this property |
I realized that there is another parking lot in addition to the public one. It is only meant to be used by hotel guests but why not explaining the situation and give it a try?
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