A 5-star hotel in a grand castle in a wonderful Cologne countryside setting.
Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg is a fantastic location for a luxurious stay, relaxing getaway, or a business trip. It is set in the beautiful Cologne countryside, with a picturesque and relaxing surrounding and stunning views of the bay. Despite its rural setting, it is within easy reach from the city of Cologne.
With three hundred years, the castle blends traditional elegance and modern-day comfort. Its rooms and suites are individually designed and elegantly furnished. The hotel is also a popular culinary destination. Its main restaurant is headed by an award-winning chef. It also has other restaurants and bars. Other hotel amenities include event and wedding venues, meeting rooms and facilities, and a spa.
The castle hotel features a grand Baroque architecture with a splended courtyard allée and elegant furnishings. The rooms and suites are also elegantly furnished and designed.
The restaurant offers several dining options. These include the three-star Vendôme restaurant, the Restaurant Trattoria Enoteca, Jan Wellem Restaurant, Lobby Bar, and the Salvador Dali Bar.
The castle hotel is located in the countryside near Cologne. It offers a stunning view of the Cologne Bay and exciting natural attractions nearby.
Grand Superior Double
Grand Deluxe Double Room
Grand Lit Room
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Restaurant Vendôme is one of the best restaurants in Germany. Experience award-winning dining in an elegant setting at this three-star restaurant. The Michelin-awarded head chef makes exciting culinary creations and a 4-course gourmet lunch. Private dining is also accepted here. Dinner is served from Wednesday to Sunday, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Lunch is served on weekends from noon to 2:30 pm.
Cap off the night with a drink or two at the Salvador Dali Bar. The bar serves a wide variety of drinks in a stylish and artistic setting, as a loving tribute to the great Surrealist master, Salvador Dali. From Sunday to Thursday, the bar is open from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am. On Friday and Saturday, the bar closes at 2:00 am.
Enjoy a wellness weekend or simply get relaxing treatments at the 4 Elements Spa. The spa offers holistic treatments for the mind, body, and soul. They have a professional spa and beauty team. Aside from the spa, there are also a sauna area, a pool with starry sky, and a fitness studio with a personal trainer.
LVR Industrial Museum Paper Mill is one of the six decentralized museums owned by Landschaftsverband Rheinland spread out across western Germany. Each museum is dedicated to a particular industry. This one is dedicated to a paper mill. The main attraction is the mill building where you can see the antique mill wheel and where paper-making is demonstrated. The museum also has a shop, cafe, a hall which used to be a paper factory, and an open-air area with various old machines.
For nature lovers, the Wahner Heide is a treasure worth protecting. Located between Cologne and Bonn, this conservation area features diverse habitats for animals and rare plants, streams, forests, and meadows. There are also marked trails for those hikers and cyclists.
Another nature reserve in the area is Königsforst, also known in English as the Royal Forest. IT features 2,519 hectares of large wooded area located in the east of Cologne. The forest is an FFH and bird protection area. There are hiking trails in the reserve as well.