7 incredible castle stays so you can travel like royalty


7 Incredible Castle Stays So You Can Travel Like Royalty
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Ireland
Cure your royal fever with these seven extraordinary castles around the world, fit for royalty.

Booking.com has selected seven amazing castles around the world. While they may be fit for royalty, anyone can arrange a stay in one of these magnificent castles. Which is your favourite?

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel | Ballynahinch, Ireland

Set against the stunning backdrop of the 12 Bens Mountain Range, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is the perfect place to get a dose of wellness-restoring nature. A number of outdoor activities fit for a royal are on offer, from woodcock shooting and horse trekking to lakeside hiking and wildlife watching. Be impressed by the estate’s large salmon fishery and breathe in the fresh air of the Galway County woodlands.

Parador de Cardona | Cardona, Spain

Straight from the pages of a fairy tale, the Parador de Cardona is located inside a historic 9th-century castle. With sweeping views over the Catalonian countryside and ornate furnishings including canopy beds and rich fabrics, visitors can’t help but feel like royalty. Be sure to take in the stone walls, vaulted ceilings and ancient courtyards of this medieval-styled castle.

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac | Quebec City, Canada

Beautiful European-style rooms, luxury spa facilities and fine dining make the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac the ideal accommodation for those seeking the finer things in life. Located in Old Quebec with stunning views over the Old fortified City and the St. Lawrence River, guests won’t be disappointed.

The Castle Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel | Dalian, China

Just metres from the world’s largest city square, Xinghai Square, sits the Bavarian-style Castle Hotel. Luxury furnishings and impeccable service, combined with world-class facilities including a spa and indoor pool make this castle one to remember. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of Dalian, take a stroll in the castle’s surrounding forests, or simply relax in your beautiful room.

RAAS Devigarh | Delwara, India

Housed in an 18th-century palace in the village of Delwara, RAAS Devigarh will put a unique spin on your Indian holiday. Tucked into the Aravalli Hills with an awe-inspiring mountain backdrop, this high-end hotel encourages rest and relaxation. Wonder the beautifully-decorated hallways and enjoy the hotel’s extensive library. Or, lounge by the pool and get some sun.

Castello Di Pavone | Pavone Canavese, Italy

If an ancient castle is what you’re seeking, look no further than the Castello Di Pavone. Every room mixes traditional furnishings with comfortable modern amenities, and the beamed ceilings and chandeliers of the castle’s design add to the appeal. Surrounded by a tropical garden, Castello Di Pavone offers a unique and beautiful setting steeped in history.

Roch Castle | Roch, UK

Overlooking the majestic St Brides Bay, Roch Castle is striking on appearance, perched on a rocky outcrop above the Pembrokeshire landscape. The castle has a rich history, dating back to the 12th century, but has been updated to ensure a comfortable, luxury stay. Each room has extraordinary views of the British coast and countryside, perfect for those evenings spent inside.



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