Castles were all the rage of the 1000 A.D. era, and there are still thousands standing today across the world, serving as the ultimate tourist spot. However, why tour the premises when you can spend the night and take in the legend and scenery four hours on end, resting comfortable in first class accommodations? Besides five-star comforts, you also get unique attractions like rope-delivered meals just like old royalty preferred. You can be the King or the Queen!
Castle Hotels
'21mar10
Stayokay  
Domburg
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Backpacking can be a tiring business, particularly if you arrive at a hostel with the expectation to have a good rest and a clean shower. Most often than not, this remains to be a dream. Stayokay Domburg is the most substantial contrast yet to be seen for the whole cheap-hostel …
Accommodation types: Castle   Hostel
'19nov4
Burg  
Colmberg
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Burg Colmberg is perfectly situated at the meeting point of Germany's two most picturesque car trip routes, the Romantic Road and the Castle Road. The 1,000-year-old hotel that used to serve Franconian kings is now ready to serve you. You can spot it from far as it sits right on …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18dec12
Culzean  
Castle
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With its dramatic clifftop setting, rich history, and beautiful natural surroundings, Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. This 18th-century Scottish castle is packed to the turrets with antique furniture, artworks, and various other unique period objects. Highlights include the Round Drawing Room with its panoramic views …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18oct24
Alila Fort  
Bishangarh
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Alila means “surprise” in Sanskrit, and you can expect many of those during your stay. Beginning with the fact that your 5-star boutique hotel is actually a 230-year old fortress! Rajasthan is famous for its spectacular hill forts, many crowded with tourists all year long. Luckily, you can get a …
Accommodation types: Castle   Fort
Location: Manoharpur  India  South Asia
'18oct4
The Torridon  
Hotel
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The Torridon Hotel is set on 58 acres of private parkland in one of the most scenic parts of the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of Loch Torridon, the property overlooks the iconic Scottish Highlands landscape: snow-capped mountains, glittering lochs, and miles upon miles of fields and forests. This …
Accommodation types: Castle   Nature
'18jul17
Hotel Burg  
Wernberg
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The castle-studded landscapes and great road infrastructure make Bavaria the perfect place for castle hunting. But why not take your holiday a step further and actually make one of the castles your home for a couple of nights? Hotel Burg Wernberg, located in a 13th-century castle and boasting proud 5 …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18jun19
Hever Castle  
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Bed and breakfast within 13th-century castle grounds? Don’t mind if I do! Located in Kent, Hever Castle was once the seat of the Boleyn family and today is a beautifully preserved museum. King Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, spent her early youth here, and the castle was later given …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18jun7
Pousada Castelo  
de Obidos
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Óbidos is a charming little town in the west of Portugal with narrow streets, colorful houses, and perfectly preserved town walls. For centuries, it has provided a retreat for the Portuguese monarchy. The majestic Castelo de Óbidos looming over town looks intimidating from afar, but in fact, it houses one …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18jun3
Langley Castle Hotel  
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Located in a gorgeous 14th-century castle in Northumberland, England, Langley Castle Hotel is your childhood fantasy come true. Whether you dreamed of being a princess or a knight fighting off the dragon, this place is sure to tickle your imagination. The rooms have a truly regal touch with four-poster beds, …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18feb19
Ballyseede  
Castle
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Set in the Irish countryside, just outside the town of Tralee, famous for its rose festival, Ballyseede Castle is surrounded by 30 acres of woodland and rich history. Entering the gates of the castle, you are immediately set back in time. Doric columns, ornate cornices, oak staircase, marble fireplaces, vintage …
Accommodation types: Castle
Location: Tralee  Ireland  West Europe
'17jun14
Cromlix  
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This elegant Scottish estate was recently acquired by tennis star Andy Murray who grew up in nearby Dunblane in an effort to recreate the golden age of grand country living. This secluded destination is situated on 34 acres of woodlands and gardens, complete with a private loch. Guests are offered …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
'16nov22
Hotel Gino  
Wellness Rabath
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Located in Georgia (the country, not the state), this hotel is a spectacular, historic place to stay. This is the only hotel in the Caucasus region placed inside the walls of the historic fortress Rabath. In the historic center of Akhaltsikhe, right inside the Rabati Fortress, this hotel features a …
Accommodation types: Castle   Spa
'15oct26
Tulloch  
Castle Hotel
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The Tulloch Castle Hotel is what is left of the 12th century, Tulloch Castle. Many original features are retained in the hotel, like the castle’s walls, the Great Hall, fireplaces, and ceilings. Many years ago, only a Chief of the Clan or Laird could stay in such a prominent castle, …
Accommodation types: Castle   Ghost   Nature
'15sep16
Castello  
di Petroia
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The Castello di Petroia is an impressive medieval fortress set amid the rolling hills of the Umbria region of Italy. Perched above the Chiascio Valley, the castle dates back to the 12th Century and witnessed many historically significant events. Thanks to extensive restorations, the Castello di Petroia has been beautifully …
Accommodation types: Castle
Location: Mengara  Italy  West Europe
'15aug12
Cap Rocat  
Hotel
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As you approach the Cap Rocat, it almost feels as if you have been transported through time. Situated on a remote stretch of the bay of Palma, this former 19th-century fortress on Mallorca has been refurbished into a stunning boutique hotel. To preserve the original character of the structure, architectural …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
'15jul20
Castle Hotel  
Dalian
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Situated atop Lianhua Mountain, the Castle Hotel of Dalian is an impressive structure reminiscent of medieval architecture amidst one of China’s most important trading ports. This striking hotel provides breathtaking views of Xinghai Bay and the Yellow Sea while creating a sense of grandeur. The odd juxtaposition of past and …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Dalian  China  East Asia
'15jun24
Mariastein-Rotberg  
Youth Hostel
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As you approach the Jugendherberge Mariastein, it feels as if you have entered the pages of a fairy-tale and are embarking upon your own medieval quest. This youth hostel is located within the walls of a 13th-century castle, perched on the cliffs overlooking Mariastein, Switzerland, near the French border. The …
Accommodation types: Castle   Hostel
'15may13
Solar  
do Castelo
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The 18th-century mansion within the confines of St. Jorge’s Castle in Alfama, Lisbon is home to Solar do Castelo. This eco-hotel, which was built on the site of the former Alcaçova Palace, offers top-of-the-line hotel rooms with hardwood floors contemporary décor, a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, and a bathroom with a …
Accommodation types: Castle
Location: Lisbon  Portugal  West Europe
'15may12
Sato  
Castle
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Sato Castle stands out in the neighborhood since the building actually looks like a castle complete with torchlights, parapets, and chains hanging over the driveway to simulate the appearance of a drawbridge. The hotel is centrally located in the Zhongshan district, a mere 5-minute walk from Jiannan Road MRT Station. …
Accommodation types: Castle   Design
Location: Taipei  Taiwan  East Asia
'15may7
Gstaad  
Palace
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The town of Gstaad is renowned for the magnificent Swiss Alps and great skiing. If you are looking for the perfect accommodations for your Swiss getaway, look no further than Gstaad Palace. The palace was constructed in 1913 for the world’s most exclusive clientèle and has always offered unparalleled discretion …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury   Mountain