Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

The restaurant is located in the elegant castle.The terrace offers a view of the castle’s lovely grounds. - Michelin

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
  • Dining with views over the castle park
  • Impressive collection of antique paintings

Wasserschloss with excellent cuisine

Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is one of the many 17th-century architectural gems of the Ruhr Valley. The individually styled guest rooms, suites and meeting rooms exude warm hospitality matched by excellent service. With its own chapel and surrounding parkland, Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is a dream location for a romantic wedding.

Restaurant HUGENpöttchen, overlooking the parkland, is open daily for lunch and dinner from noon. Michelin star-chef Erika Bergheim serves modern gastronomical dishes in the restaurant LAURUSHAUS, while the BARonie serves drinks and finger food. The spacious guest rooms and suites are furnished with family antiques. The free-standing Villa Türmchen offers complete privacy. 

The castle parkland is the ideal venue for functions, parties or barbecues. Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is a favourite with golfers, hikers and cyclists.

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


  • Welcome cocktail in BARonie
  • 3-course dinner in restaurant HUGENpöttchen
  • 1 overnight stay in a Classic Double Room
  • Breakfast
  • € 330 for 2  Book QLUB Package 


In restaurant Laurushaus chef Erika Bergheim presents a modern gourmet cooking style. The emphasis is placed on high quality products combined with an authentic presentation. The delicious wines are selected by hostess and sommelière Carla Veenstra. Weather permitting, the terrace invites to linger for hours.

From HUGENpötchen restaurant you have wonderful views over the parkland gardens. Lunch and dinner can also be served on the delightful terrace. The kitchen offers a fusion of regional and international cuisine. 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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  • 4 course dinner € 82
  • 6 course dinner € 113

Open: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 18.30h. 


  • 2 course lunch € 19,50
  • 3 course diner € 33,00

The restaurant is opened daily between 12.00h - 23.00h.

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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