Hotel Schloss Waldeck Schloßstraße 1, Waldeck, Germany

Castle overview

A majestic castle hotel set on the remnants of an 11th-century fortification above the town of Waldeck.

Perched on top of a hill above the lake Edersee, Hotel Schloss Waldeck towers over the town of Waldeck. Surrounded by beautiful nature, the hotel offers breathtaking views of the lake, the Kellerwald-Edersee nature reserve, and the national park. While it is perfectly secluded in nature, the hotel is easily accessible from the town centre.

Steeped in history, the castle hotel is one of the most prominent landmarks in the region. It used to be the ancestral seat of the Counts of Waldeck and was transformed into a hotel in 1906. It is set on the remnants of an 11th-century fortification. The historic grandeur of the hotel is perfectly blended with contemporary updates and modern conveniences.

A popular gastronomic destination in the region, the hotel offers several dining options. It has restaurants, bars, a fireside lounge, and a knight’s hall. For feasts and events, the hotel also has elegant rooms and venue spaces, ideal for weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations. Other amenities include meeting facilities, conference rooms, and a spa.

Castle Highlights




1 / Design

The castle features an authentic medieval castle design. It has preserved its historic elegance and charm. The lobby and interior retain the castle’s original character, but are stylishly lit and presented. All its rooms have been redecorated and are comfortably furnished.

2 / Dining

Experience a memorable gastronomic delight at the castle’s dining options. Enjoy a romantic dinner at the Alte Turmuhr restaurant, or savoury tidbits and bistro-style cuisine at the Café and Restaurant Altane. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or at the adjoining fireside lounge.

3 / Location

Perfectly nestled on a hilltop, the castle hotel towers above the town of Waldeck. It offers stunning views of the nature reserve, the national park, and the lake Edersee. It is just 2 km from the Golfclub Waldeck and is within easy reach from the town centre.



  • Meetings & Events
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa
  • Wedding Venue

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Hotel Schloss Waldeck

Schloßstraße 1, Waldeck, Germany

services & amenities

Restaurant Alte Turmuhr

Restaurant Alte Turmuhr is an elegantly set restaurant. Retaining the historic charm of the castle, the restaurant offers a welcoming ambiance. Be surprised by the chef’s innovative creations, with a menu that combines regional produce with exotic fare. Open from Tuesday to Saturday, the restaurant serves dinner from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm.

The Fireside Lounge and Bar

Relax, drink, read, or strike a leisurely conversation at The Fireside Lounge. Inspired by American clubs, the lounge features modern interpretation of classic elegance. You can order drinks from the adjoining bar and just get comfortable in this cosy room. Open from Tuesday to Saturday, the lounge opens at 6:00 pm until late in the evening.

The Spa

Allow yourself to be pampered and leave all the stress behind. The spa offers treatments to help you recharge and rejuvenate. Beauty treatments using grape-based cosmetic products are also available. The spa has a relaxation area and a Finnish sauna.

Events and Meetings

Celebrate weddings, family occasions, and other special events at the castle hotel. Its wonderful hilltop location with stunning views, historic character, and spacious function rooms make it ideal for organizing events of all kinds. The hotel is also an ideal location for meetings, conferences, and business events. It features 5 meeting rooms equipped with modern facilities.

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