The historic castle of Parkhotel Wasserburg Anholt, with its imposing moat is accommodation with a princely ambiance. The castle’s origins date to the 12th century. Nowadays the castle is part hotel and part museum. Explore the beautiful 100 acre estate parkland gardens featuring beautiful mature trees, three baroque gardens and a maze.
The superbly kept hotel has a classic, elegant interior with antique furniture. Impressive family portraits of the zu Salm-Salm family are on display throughout and all rooms have paintings from the famous family collection on their walls. Prince Carl Philipp zu Salm-Salm still resides in part of Wasserburg Anholt.
The classic cuisine offers regional dishes with a Mediterranean twist. 18-hole Golfclub Wasserburg Anholt is adjacent to the park. Tee times can be reserved at the reception.
Restaurant ‘Wasserpavillon’ (Water pavilion) is located in the moat, offering stunning views of the surrounding park. The classic cuisine offers regional dishes with distinct Mediterranean twists. The extensive wine list complements the dishes.
The cosy bar is located in the castle’s cellar, where you are welcome to enjoy an aperitif before dinner or after dinner drinks, contemplating the decorative storage of many excellent wines. The bar is also used for wine tasting events. Smoking is allowed in the bar.
Restaurant opening hours:
Monday through Sunday between 12.00h - 14.30h, and 20.00h - 21.30h. Coffee and cake is served starting at 11.00h.
Der Burgkeller is opened daily from 16.00h onwards. Between 18.00h - 22.00h warm dishes are served.
The more than 100 acre landscaped parkland garden surrounding the castle is stunningly beautiful. You will find mature trees, 3 Baroque gardens, a maze and a wildflower meadow. Hotel patrons have free admission.
The terrace, adjacent to the castle and on the moat, offers splendid views over the more than 100 acre parkland garden. What could be more pleasant than to start your day having breakfast on the terrace or later on, enjoying the restaurant’s excellent menu in style.
Wasserburg Anholt is located in the western part of the Westphalia region, not too far from Dusseldorf and Cologne. Wasserburg Anholt is part hotel, part museum. The museum is well worth a visit because of its extensive art collection, among which a large collection of 17th and 18th century china, statues, tapestries and an impressive collection of portraits of the zu Salm-Salm Family, painted by renowned Flemish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian painters.
A leisurely stroll through the more than 100 acres of parkland, surrounding the castle, will certainly help you relax and unwind. The ‘Anholter Schweiz’ Zoo is nearby.
The 18 hole Golf Club Wasserburg Anholt is adjacent to the castle grounds. At the hotel reception, staff will be delighted to book you a tee-time.