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
Paco  
de Pombeiro
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Not long ago, it was just another ruined castle. Now beautifully restored, it sits in 10 hectares of land and a historic vineyard. The old outbuildings have been incorporated into the new design to create a modern complex making the most of the historic architecture. In 1163 a crusading knight, …
Accommodation types: Castle   Design
Location: Vizela  Portugal  West Europe
Sintra  
Castle Hotel
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‘I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world’. Not my words but the words of Lord Byron, one of the world’s dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You enter …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Sintra  Portugal  West Europe
Walworth  
Castle
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Luckily this isn’t Walworth Castle in London which is a real, non-converted prison. No this is Walworth in County Durham, one of England’s most rural and beautiful counties. Parts of the castle date back to the 12th Century when a string of fortifications were erected around the country by the …
Accommodation types: Castle
Malmaison  
Oxford
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‘And I sentence you to be taken from here to Oxford Castle Prison where you will be hung from the neck until dead’ - is what guests of the Oxford Castle Prison would have heard before arriving at this imposing building. You, however, are far more likely to hear the …
Accommodation types: Castle   Jail   Luxury