What We Love
- A charming retreat to a grand abode in Luxembourg, with breakfast, spa access and moreThe romance of this beautifully restored chateau – a national monument
- A two-hour session in the swimming pools at AquaNat'our Wellness Centre close by
- A generous discount on Vespa or Twizzy electric car hire – great for exploring the Our National Park
What To Know
- The 18th-century castle recently underwent restoration
- There's a private spa (with sauna, solarium and whirlpool) and a Mediterranean spa (with a jacuzzi and hammam); private spa treatments can be booked at the reception desk
- Free WiFi works well
Enjoying a peaceful countryside setting, just outside the fascinating medieval town of Cherveaux in the Duchy of Luxembourg, Chateau d’Urspelt makes an impressively grand statement. Painstakingly restored to its former 18th-century glory over three years by hundreds of skilled craftsmen, it’s a true labour of love. Once almost lost after the Second World War, when it was occupied by American servicemen, today it’s classed as a national monument. Its present splendour is all due the efforts of genial owner and visionary Freddy Lodomez, who offers a warm personal welcome along with his family.
Drive up its elm-lined drive to be greeted by fairytale turrets and an immaculate cream exterior. Enter through its impressive arched portico via a graceful inner courtyard to an elegant lobby, setting the scene for a truly special stay. Cosy up by a roaring open fire in one of its welcoming lounges or take advantage of 21st-century additions, such as two private spas. Rooms are equally appealing, individually decorated with creamy hues and designer fabrics. Add to this a sleek vaulted restaurant serving sumptuous dinners and you have all you need for a memorable stay. For all this and more Chateau d’Urspelt has been awarded a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2016.
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We stayed in Chateaux Urspelt for our 40th wedding anniversary, and what a wonderful stay we had. We stayed in the honeymoon suite which was huge, over 90msq. The furnishing were absolutely wonderful. Real classic velvet, gold brocade wonderful style. Such a must that these castles are maintained and kept alive. What a valuable tradition/heritage. There were lots of different areas in our suite from a private dining area to a round tower to a wonderful bedroom and a huge bathroom with the traditional bath on claw feet. It was a total treat.Now the weather could not have been better, 24C sunny and blue skies and that for the Easter weekend. We had dinner in the restaurant and the quality of the food, the presentatiot and the service were as one would expect from a high end establishment, outstanding! If I were to criticise one small item, it would be the following. The bathroom was simply huge, and still it offered only one sink, with a very small area beside the sink to leave toiletries. With so much space available, a double sink and some extra space for make up bags, toilet bags etc would have been great. However that is only a very minor thing. We would love to stay again in the near future. The neighbouring village Clervauw should not be missed.
Room was lovely, staff were friendly and accommodating, the idea of a private sauna (complete with sparkling wine, fruit and water) was good - it allowed my husband and I to completely relax before our meal in the restaurant.
Dinner in the restaurant was very special and surprisingly reasonably priced (the food, that is. The bottles of wine were unnecessarily expensive).
The best part about this experience was the breakfast - it was the best continental breakfast we've ever had!
There was something for everyone - several choices of bread, preserves, hams, cheeses, eggs, bacon, sausages, fruits and muesli. You could squeeze your own oranges and the coffee machines produced excellent cups of coffee. And, there was even a bottle of Crémant on ice for the indulgent ones among us! We will definitely be visiting Chateau d' Urspelt again!
Good quiet stay nearby Clervaux with a big parking place. Beautiful, comfortable bedroom. Breakfast is delicious and more than enough. You have a 2 hours free enterance for the badactivities in Aquanat'Ur
at +/- 9 km distance.
We booked for two nights and enjoyed every moment. The chateau is located at the top of a hill, which is not an easy drive at night nor is it close to major attractions. Of course, the beauty of the land with its views and the medieval castle itself are reasons why we chose this place! Our large suite was well appointed, comfortable and clean. The amazing breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Great service and friendly staff. We hope to return someday soon.
If you like to haven a beatiful weekend, this is THE Place to go, in wich way you like, work or private.
Very professional staff, great reception and respect for all the guests !!
Hats off, Thank You All !!!
Sandra & Michel. 30-3/01-04