Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

Enjoy art and antiques in a 17th century castle

Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

Essen-Kettwig, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

From € 240 per night
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  • A1
    12 km
  • Düsseldorf
    25 km
  • DUS
    16 km

Handpicked by Quality Lodgings

  • 17th century moated castle
  • In the heart of the Ruhr Metropolitain Area
  • Impressive collection of antique paintings

Wasserschloss with excellent cuisine

Take all the time you can to enjoy this treasure of cultural heritage, it’s sure to do you the power of good. Whether you stay at Schlosshotel Hugenpoet on a business trip or for a getaway with family and friends, the castle provides every comfort in an instantly relaxing atmosphere.

Schlosshotel Hugenpoet can genuinely be described as unique, a place that meets your every expectation. The impressive interior of this elegant castle has a history stretching back over centuries – Hugenpoet has been passed down through generation after generation of barons in the von Fürstenberg family. Each room is individually decorated, with a love of detail. The historical elements are captivating, not only in the rooms, but also in the restaurants, bar, ballrooms and lounges.

Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is a hotel with a long tradition, set in lush countryside and with the cities of Essen and Düsseldorf within easy reach. The tranquillity of the beautiful castle park, with its collection of mature trees, makes it a wonderful place to relax.

  • Host/hostess
    Maximilian Freiherr von Fürstenberg & Vivian J. Schiller


  • Welcome cocktail in BARonie
  • 3-course dinner in restaurant HUGENpöttchen
  • 1 overnight stay in a Classic Double Room
  • Breakfast
  • € 429 for 2  Book QLUB Package 


Chef at HUGENpötchen restaurant in the former coach house is Dominik Schab. The kitchen offers a fusion of regional and international cuisine. Lunch and dinner can also be served on the delightful terrace.

The intimate setting of the bar, BARonie, is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing pre dinner or after dinner drink.


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The restaurant is open daily from 12 noon - 9 pm. For lunch 12 noon - 2.30 pm and for dinner from 6 - 8 pm. On Sundays the restaurant is open from 12 noon - 8 pm. For a delicious cappuccino or homemade cake you are welcome daily from 2.30 pm - 5.30 pm.

Garden & Terrace

The castle is surrounded by a parkland landscape with majestic mature trees. Enjoy the wonderful views of the gardens from the terrace.


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The Aalto Theatre, Essen’s opera house, is considered one of the most superb theatres built after 1945, according to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. The Krupp von Bohlen family’s historic art collection is certainly worth a visit. It is located in the family’s former manor house, villa Hügel (269 bedrooms). Essen’s Limbecker Platz is a popular shopping district, as is the famous Königsallee, locally called the ‘Kö’.



Schlosshotel Hugenpoet
August-Thyssen-Straße 51
+49 (0)20 541 20 40

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