Most Luxurious Castle Hotels
A castle hotel is perfect for romantic getaways, family vacations and for people who enjoy solidarity. These historical buildings have been refurbished to be operated as hotels but they still celebrate their era of origin through their service and decor.
1. Inverlochy Castle Hotel - $ 500
A 19th Century mansion, built in 1863 by 1st Baron Abinger James Scarlett, near Fort William. In 2006 it was listed as the “Best Hotel In Europe” by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
2. Dromoland Castle Hotel - $ 370
This 5th century castle, built on a 375 acre estate, is the ancestral home of a few families of the Gaelic Royalty. A historic building with all modern day facilities, this five star hotel provides an experience of the Irish gentry and the most hospitable service.
3. Dalhousie Castle Hotel - $ 300
Built on the picturesque banks of river Esk, this 13th century fortress is one of the finest luxury hotels in Scotland. Guests have access to their extensive book collection in the library, the spa, dining in a vaulted dungeon and drinks from the ‘secret bar’.
4. Ashford Castle Hotel - $ 280
Exuding serenity this luxurious 5 star hotel has been standing for over 700 years in a stretch of a 350 acre private estate. The Connaught Room and George V are the restaurants where guests can enjoy award-wining gourmet and most delicious food delicacies.
5. Schlosshotel Kronberg - $ 250
6. Solis Lough Eske - $ 180
7. Mansfield Castle Hotel - $ 180
8. Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - $ 150
9. Abbeyglen Castle - $ 120
10. Bussaco Palace Hotel - $ 80
For those who can afford it, some of these places also provide services for fairy tale weddings.