Just as you would imagine, palaces are the grand buildings that are the peak architectural works of their own era. Their sheer sight will evoke emotions. The origin of the word "palace" comes from the Latin name palātium as Palatine Hill in Rome which housed the Imperial residences. These grand and royal residences won't come cheap, but they will leave you with rich memories.
Palace Hotels
Mohonk Mountain House - Outdoor Adventures In The Mohonk Preserve
'21jan11
Mohonk  
Mountain House
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Just 80 miles North of New York City, you can find the charming town of New Paltz. A small path is leading from here to a secluded getaway called the Mohonk Mountain House. The 150-year-old building sits right by the Mohonk Lake, neighboring the Mohonk Preserve, with over 8,000 acres …
Accommodation types: Nature   Palace
Location: New Paltz  USA  North America
The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai - India's First Harbor Landmark
'20feb24
The Taj Mahal Palace  
Mumbai
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Who wouldn’t want to be able to say they’ve stayed at The Taj Mahal? While this may not be the world-famous Taj, it sure cuts close to the real deal. Nearby the Arabian Sea, this exquisite hotel is just a short walk from the Gateway of India. Italian marble floors …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Mumbai  India  South Asia
Club Hotel Casapueblo - Quirky Whitewashed Palace In Punta Del Este
'19apr30
Club Hotel  
Casapueblo
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Unlike any other hotel on Mansa Beach in Punta Ballena, the Hotel Casapueblo stands out with its Mediterranean-style architecture inspired by the nest of the hornero bird. The hotel was designed by Carlos Páez Vilaró, a renowned Uruguayan artist, and it used to be his summer house and a workshop. …
Accommodation types: Design   Palace
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel - St. Moritz’s Landmark Hotel
'18oct15
Badrutt’s Palace  
Hotel
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Nothing screams “luxury” like a holiday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. So if you’re heading to the birthplace of Alpine tourism, make sure to indulge in all the extravagance the place has to offer. If you ask me, booking a room in the famous Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a pretty good …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
La Bobadilla - Andalusian Palace Resort Set Amongst Green Olive Fields
'18sep26
La Bobadilla  
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La Bobadilla’s tagline is ‘royal hideaway hotel’, and for a good reason. Set on a large country estate amongst the beautiful Andalusian mountains, this is definitely the right place for travelers who want to enjoy some quiet moments away from the big city. Of course, a hotel in a secluded …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
The Dolder Grand Hotel - Modern Hospitality Meets Swiss Luxury
'18sep5
The Dolder  
Grand Hotel
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It might have gotten a fresh modern remake, but the Dolder Grand Hotel still epitomizes the old-fashioned style and glamour. In the lobby, you’ll find exactly what you expected from this imposing building: beautiful interiors where no marble, gold, and crystal have been spared in creating a sense of luxury. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Palais Faraj Suites & Spa - Arabian Nights In Fes
'18jun12
Palais Faraj  
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Palais Faraj looks like taken straight out of the One Thousand and One Nights, and for a good reason. This stylish hotel is set in a former Moorish palace right in the heart of Fes. Every interior in the hotel will dazzle you with intricate wall paintings, colorful tiles, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Fes  Morocco  Africa
Sujan Rajmahal Palace - Royal Life In The Pink City
'17sep29
Rajmahal Palace  
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Placed on Conde Nast Traveler’s hotel “Hot List 2017”, the Rajmahal Palace is truly a sight to be seen in Jaipur, India. Not just rich in beauty, this palace is rich in history as well. Once the official residence of the British Resident Political Officer of Rajputana, the palace has …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
Samode Haveli - Traditional Indian Mansion Set In A Verdant Garden
'17sep18
Samode Haveli  
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Rich with colorfully printed fabrics, beautiful courtyards, and modern amenities, the Samode Haveli is an incredible place to stay in India’s “Pink City”, Jaipur. With its foundation dating back to the 1700s, the Samode Haveli embodies all that is regal and elegant. Each room and suite here is marked by …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
The Raj Palace Jaipur - 16th-Century Maharaja Palace In Jaipur
'17aug24
Raj Palace  
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Most people imagine rich golds, deep reds, and chandeliers everywhere when thinking of opulence and royalty. Imagine a hotel – no, a palace really – that offers this kind of luxury. It exists! The Raj Palace is a 16th-century Maharaja palace located in Jaipur, India, and fit for royalty. In …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace - The Gem Of Budapest
'17feb15
Gresham  
Palace
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Located at the end of Budapest’s renowned Chain Bridge, this Four Seasons location is a gem not to be missed. The hotel’s beautiful Art Nouveau architecture and design is paired with the upscale service. With 179 luxury guest rooms, including 19 suites with vaulted ceilings and private step-out balconies, guests …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg - Former Residence Of Princess Lobanova-Rostovskaya
'16jan19
Four Seasons  
Hotel Lion Palace
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Completed in 1820 as a residence for Princess Lobanova-Rostovskaya and later home to Russia’s Ministry of Defense, this Four Seasons hotel is steeped in history and culture. With high ceilings, marble bathrooms, and 24/7 room service, guests will certainly feel like royalty in this lavish setting. This hotel is popularly …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Hacienda Cerritos - Magnificent Beach Palace In Mexico
'15may20
Hacienda  
Cerritos
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Mexico, the land of tequila, beaches, fun, and excitement is home to many historic sites and exquisite hotels, including Hacienda Cerritos. Cerritos is located on a private bluff about 40 miles north of Cabo San Lucas outside the historic colony of Todos Santos (All Saints). It is also home to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Palace
Samode Palace - Lavish Lifestyle Of The Maharajas
'15may5
Samode  
Palace
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The maharaja’s palace that is now the Samode Palace hotel is the perfect blend of antiquity and modernity. Over 300 years ago, the palace was home to the ruling family of Samode, in the heart of Rajasthan, just outside Jaipur. Its luxury has transcended time with mirror tiled halls, mural …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
The Oberoi Cecil Shimla - Himalayan Grand Heritage Palace
'15apr17
The Oberoi  
Cecil
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Found high in the Himalayas at Chaura Maidan, the Oberoi Cecil, Shimla provides sweeping views of the snowcapped mountains and valley below. Once the residence of the Viceroy of India, this Grand Heritage hotel was restored to its former glory that offers you modern conveniences while retaining its colonial charm. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
Location: Shimla  India  South Asia
Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah - Palace Of The Arabian Gulf
'15feb16
Kempinski  
Palm Jumeirah
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One of the most exquisite hotels that sit on the artificial island of the palm-shaped island with private beaches beautiful pools, excellent dining, set on a magnificent 5-acre sprawl of land is the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah. Kempinski offers a choice of 244 suites, villas, and penthouses that …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Palace
Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur - Luxurious Yellow Sandstone Palace Hotel
'15jan22
Umaid Bhawan  
Palace Jodhpur
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The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is a historical site, first constructed in 1928 and placed above the desert capital of Jodhpur. It was originally a palace and the last of the great palaces of India. Besides twenty-six acres of lush foliage and gardens, the palace hotel features art-deco style …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
Neemrana Fort-Palace - A Restored Indian Fortress
'14oct28
Neemrana  
Fort-Palace
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Built in 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is located on a hill with brilliant views of the Indian countryside. It is a 55-room heritage resort covering six acres of land with multiple levels and palatial wings. Left to ruin for much of the 20th Century, it was restored in the 1990s …
Accommodation types: Fort   Palace   Traditional
Location: Neemrana  India  South Asia
Grand Hotel Kronenhof - The Best Hotel In The World?
'14sep30
Grand Hotel  
Kronenhof
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TripAdvisor, the world’s most influential hotel site, named the Grand Hotel Kronenhof the world’s best hotel in their Traveler’s Choice Awards 2014. Located in the Engadin valley in Switzerland, the setting has 322 days of sunlight each year with china blue skies and ivory white snow all around. The hotel …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Puchner Castle Hotel - Five Amazing Hotels In One
'14aug20
Puchner Castle  
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The Puchner Castle Hotel is five hotels in one. You can stay in the Renaissance Palace where you have a choice of rooms and suites decorated in the genteel style of Matthias Corvinus who was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458. Or how about The Castle – an elegant …
Accommodation types: Castle   Palace   Spa
Location: Bikal  Hungary  East Europe