Schlosshotel Hugenpoet August-Thyssen-Straße 51, Essen, Germany

Castle overview

An elegant 5-star castle hotel with stylish rooms and suites, restaurants, a bar, salon, and ballroom.

Nestled near the “Untere Kettwiger Ruhraue” nature reserve, the 5-star Schlosshotel Hugenpoet offers an elegant hideaway for business travelers and private guests. This castle hotel lies on the outskirts of Essen and is just 20 minutes from Düsseldorf Airport, making it easily accessible.

The moated castle itself is 370 years old. Its traditional atmosphere and old-world elegance are suited for kings and queens. The well-preserved historic character of the castle is seamlessly mixed with modern luxury and comfort. The 36 rooms and suites are all stylishly decorated and equipped with modern amenities. The hotel also features two restaurants, a ballroom, a salon, and a bar. This makes it an ideal place for experiencing culinary delights and celebrating weddings and other private occasions, as well as hosting meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Castle Highlights




1 / Design

The hotel is a moated castle that features a Romanesque architecture. Made of old stone, marble, and oak, the castle has preserved its historic character. The interior and rooms are updated with contemporary decor and elegant furnishings.

2 / Dining

Indulge in fine dining at Hugenpoet. The hotel offers two restaurants: the Laurushaus, which serves modern gourmet food, and the HUGENpöttchen. Pre-dinner and after-dinner drinks are also available at the bar called Baronie.

3 / Location

The castle hotel is located close to the “Untere Kettwiger Ruhraue” nature reserve in Essen. Its location is ideal for a relaxing, quiet getaway. While it is perfectly secluded, the hotel is easily accessible, as it is only 20 minutes from the Düsseldorf Airport.



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  • Pet Friendly
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Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

August-Thyssen-Straße 51, Essen, Germany

services & amenities

Laurushaus Restaurant

Enjoy fantastic culinary delights in an elegant dining setting at the Laurushaus. With an experienced chef at the helm, the restaurant serves modern, unpretentious gourmet food. Located in the historic tithe barn, the restaurant lets you indulge in select dishes, a la carte, or the festive 10-course menu. The dishes are complimented with a glass of fine wine from their cellar. On Thursday and Friday, the restaurant only serves dinner from 6:30 pm. However, on Saturdays, it is open from noon until evening.

The Baronie

Enjoy a drink or two alone or with a company at the Baronie. The bar is decorated with statues of Buddha, green dragons, and angels. Here, you can enjoy pre-dinner and after-dinner drinks. The bar is open for guests and non-residents alike.

Weddings and Events

The hotel is equipped with a ballroom, a salon, and other venue spaces. The castle park also serves as an outdoor reception. It even has its own chapel. All these make the castle hotel an ideal venue for weddings and private celebrations. With state-of-the-art facilities, the hotel is also a great location for hosting seminars, conferences, meetings, and other business events.

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