The Hotel

A castle
as hideaway

Today Bernstein Castle is a small, family run hotel with nine lovingly restored rooms. We offer to experience the flair of a time long gone and an astonishing view over Styria and Lower Austria.

Open 30th of April - 3rd of November 2024
Restaurant 24th of May - 28th of September 2024

Public transport from Vienna: 2 hours 10 minutes
Public transport from Graz: 1 hour 30 minutes

Explore the hotel

Morgenstimmung im Burggarten

The rooms

& Pioneers

Each of our nine guest rooms is individually equipped with original pieces of furniture and every room´s name stands for an fascinating personality which is connected to the castle.


Discover your room

Ein Biedermeier-Zimmer mit Holzmöbeln
Eine Festung auf einem Hügel

The castle

800 years of history.
And thousands of stories.

The first stone walls were built in the 12th century. The most famous resident of the castle was probably pilot and desert explorer László Almásy, who became famous when the movie "The English Patient" was released in 1996.

Explore the castle

Eine Ritterpuppe vor einer Kanone

Guided tours

Wednesday to Sunday and on national holidays at 11am we offer guided tours at the castle. Open 1st of May - 6th of October. Entry for non-hotel guests is only granted as part of the tour.

Ein prächtiger Salon mit alten Möbeln


Concerts and workshops are being conducted several times per year. The castle is also available for rent for weddings and other festivities.

Hängematten in einem uralten Baum


The castle is surrounded by lush forests and idyllic landscapes, use the opportunities around Bernstein.

Weinflaschen vor dunklem Hintergrund

Our wines

Rarities from
Almásy´s homelands

We offer an exciting, oenological journey across Central and Eastern Europe, with Austrian classics like Grüner Veltliner and Zweigelt, but also exotic wines like Furmint or Tokaj Aszú.

Virtual tasting