Hotel Schloss Hugenpoet, Essen-Kettwig
|August Thyssen Strasse, 51, 45219, Essen-Kettwig, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY.|
Description: Hotel Schloss HugenpoetNamed after the fabled Hugen (toads) and poet (puddle), this fabulous property enjoys a fairy-tale location, surrounded by magnificent parkland on the edge of the Kettwig district of Essen. Set in a splendid moated 17th century castle, Hotel Schloss Hugenpoet offers luxurious boutique accommodation, fine cuisine and bespoke services in a delightful rural location.
Recently having undergone a thorough restoration, Hotel Schloss Hugenpoet is ideally situated for both business and pleasure visits to this bustling, vibrant area of the Ruhr Valley. Within easy reach of the centre of Essen, it is also just a short drive or railway trip from Düsseldorf. Surrounded by enchanting gardens, guests can enjoy tennis on site, while the Haus Oefte golf club is just a few minutes away.
Hotel Schloss Hugenpoet has 37 rooms, suites and an exclusive villa, all elegantly appointed and spacious. Rooms feature a unique combination of magnificent antique furnishings and modern design pieces, and are all individually designed and decorated. For fine dining experiences in a relaxed, informal atmosphere, the hotel is host to the Hugenpöttchen restaurant, located in the former remise of the castle. Offering creative country-style cuisine, guest can enjoy meals in the stylish charm of the dining room, or in the summer, out of doors in the courtyard.
Type of rooms: Hotel Schloss HugenpoetSingle Room:
These charming, light filled rooms feature a desk, a wardrobe and a small bathroom. One large single bed. Room size 20 sq m.
Classic Double Room:
These are bright rooms featuring a DVD player, a desk and views of the courtyard and Ratingen Forest. One large double bed. Room size 30 sq m.
Superior Double Room:
Bright rooms featuring a DVD player, desk and views of the park or Ratinger Forest. These rooms offer extra space and are fitted with antique furniture. One king-size bed. Room size 35 sq m.
Elegant, light-filled suites featuring a DVD player, desk and views of the castle gardens or the park. They also offer a separate living area and a spacious en-suite bathroom. One king-size bed. Suite size 40 sq m.
These elegant, spacious suites offer views of the castle gardens. They feature a separate bedroom, a living room with a seating area and work desk, and a private bathroom. A sliding door separates the bedroom and living room. One large double bed or twin beds. Room size 55 sq m.
This sumptuously furnished villa has two floors, is 100 square metres in size, and lies in the grounds of the castle. There is an open fireplace for the colder times of year, and an outside terrace for warm weather - the villa provides an undeniably restful visit.
Additional information: Hotel Schloss Hugenpoet
Free private parking is available on site. Reservation is recommended.
Shuttle services are available on request. Transfers are complimentary with Junior Suites or Tower Suites.
Number of rooms: 37
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1647/2007.
Languages spoken: German, Dutch, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. There is a designated smoking area.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, EC-Card.
Restaurant closed: Hugenpöttchen Restaurant is open daily from 12 noon to 11:00pm.
How to get here: From Düsseldorf (A 52): Take the A52 freeway towards Essen/Oberhausen until Kreuz Breitscheid, and take the Ratingen-Breitscheid exit.
Drive 200 m until you reach the traffic lights, then merge right towards Velbert (B 227).
Continue for 1,8 km until the roundabout (ESSO und ARAL), then turn left towards Essen-Kettwig.
After 1,3 km turn left towards Essen-Kettwig, after 3,3 km you will see the entry to Hotel (follow right of way).
From Cologne or Oberhausen (A 3): Merge at Kreuz Breitscheid towards Essen (keep right), and take the Ratingen-Breitscheid exit.
Continue as per the previous section.
From Essen (A 52): Take the A52 freeway towards Düsseldorf, take the Essen-Kettwig exit, then turn right towards Essen-Kettwig.
Drive through Kettwig (towards Düsseldorf) and over the Ruhr Bridge.
Keep right at the town exit; After 1,2 km the hotel entrance is on the right.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 21' 42.38'' N 6° 55' 1.80'' E
Nearest airport: Düsseldorf International Airport - 17,6 km.