Are you ready for royal experiences?
We will travel back in time, in medieval ages, when kings, queens and knights existed. We will explore beautiful castle hotels around the world and walk in the footsteps of princes and princesses!
10. Neemrana Fort Palace, India
This luxury multilevel hotel has forty two well appointed rooms all furnished with best mixture of traditional Indian and colonial furniture. This palace had been converted into an inheritance hotel and is an important place to visit while your trip to Neemrana. It was built in 1464 AD and it is said to be one of India's oldest heritage resorts.
9. Estancia La Calendaria, Argentina
A beautiful French-style castle in Argentina. Inspired by a royal château in Normandy, this lodging offers 10 guest rooms and suites decorated in tasteful Regency style. You can try horseback riding in forested areas behind the castle and also enjoy gaucho festivals with traditional cuisine and folk dancing.
8. Thorngrove Manor, Australia
A beautiful castle like a fairytale, a fantasy version of a European castle, complete with turrets, towers and rough stone walls. The foundations of Thorngrove Manor were laid in 1984, designed to provide unique, creative and artistically inspired accommodation, with an emphasis on individual privacy and service in creative surroundings.
7. Castel Porrona, Italy
This 900-year-old Tuscan castle is composed by 25 renovated rooms with a selection of noble materials and a private Castle with personal butler for exclusive use. Beautifully restored, with the original terra cotta, red brick and stone preserved, now continues to provide a stay worthy of a European aristocrat.
6. Chateau de Mirambeau, France
The castle stands proudly in between the famous cities of Cognac and Bordeaux. Its galleries, spires, chapel and stone porticoes are an invitation to think back to the history of bygone centuries. The style and architecture allows you to experience the atmosphere of ancient chateau life. The rooms and suites are decorated with refined antique furnishings and four-poster beds.
5. Schlosshotel Kronberg, Germany
Discover an utterly romantic and magical castle laden with history, which was built in 1893 and was home to Empress Victoria Friedrich. The castle harmoniously combines German Renaissance style with reminiscences of English Tudor. Enjoy discreet luxury with spectacular views of Frankfurt’s skyline, Kronberg castle and the historic park.
4. Thornbury Castle, England
England's only Tudor castle hotel was constructed in the early 1500s by the Duke of Buckingham, and keeps modern-day guests occupied with regal pastimes like falconry, archery and croquet. It has 27 carefully-restored bedchambers, many with sumptuous four-poster beds and splendid stone-carved fireplaces, making your stay a little bit more special.
3. Aldourie Castle, Scotland
This is the only habitable castle on the shores of Loch Ness. The breathtaking setting of the Aldourie Estate offers Highland scenery at its best and the castle itself epitomises the timeless magic and heritage of Scotland. Dating back to the 17th Century, the Castle offers wonderful calming ambience and welcome atmosphere. And… you never know… might famous Nessie show up!
2. The Castle Hotel Dalian, China
This magnificent castle remains an icon on the city’s skyline and is now poised to take its rightful place as the guardian of Dalian, the “Pearl of Northern China.” The exterior of this masterpiece is inspired by the famous Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany, with hand-selected stones gracing the façade of the castle.
1. Ashford Castle, Ireland
The oldest castle in Ireland, dating to 1228, Ashford fits everyone’s fantasy of a medieval fortress and it has been named the world’s best hotel by luxury travel agents around the globe. The accommodation at Ashford Castle is unique in the spaciousness of rooms, the elegance of the furnishings and the comforts of gracious living.