Hotel Schloss Westerholt - Herten-Westerholt, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 35.854 E 007° 05.445
32U E 367762 N 5718007
Quick Description: This castle is a monument since 1/31/1986
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 5/12/2015 10:05:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMNWJJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 4

Long Description:
Schloss Westerholt is a moated castle located in the district Westerholt
in the city of Herten. It is the ancestral seat of the counts of Westerholt. This aristocratic family was first named in the year 1193.
Since the middle of the 14th century a fortified castle was mentioned at this point. But only the moats are reminiscent of the ancient castle.

Nowadays it is the home of a golfclub and a hotel.

There is a German Wiki about the castle:
(visit link)
Name of the Hotel: Hotel Schloss Westerholt

Address:
Schlossstraße 1 Herten-Westerholt


Number of Rooms: 35

Height in floors: 2

Hotel Rating: 5 Stars

Hotel since: 1/1/1993

Date Building was built: 1/1/1833

First use of building:
Castle


Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: Not Listed

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