We become adults and can afford to live a Royal life, not only in fantasy. So stop thinking that life in the Palace is not available to you, and the game of princesses and princes were left in childhood. Choose which castle to spend your next holiday.
Ashford Castle, Ireland
Richly-expensive — about this Irish castle hotel. The smell of Royal life, you will feel as soon as you swing open the gate. Vintage chandeliers and lamps, pictures on the walls, statues, gold-plated bathrooms, velvet and brocade upholstery — all in the Museum. Still the Breakfast is great!
And here is a huge area of forest, river, meadows. Then you know what to do with guests: horse riding, falconry, competitions in archery, and over time added Golf and tennis. In the hotel there is even a Manager who will find entertainment of your liking. If you just want to relax without unnecessary movements, features a Spa and a cinema.
Price: from 24,000 rubles for a double room with Breakfast.
Castello Orsini, Of Nerol, Italy
Far away on a hill there lived a good king and his wise Queen… So you can start the story about the hotel in a large Italian castle. Here you can really feel yourself like in a fairy tale: the castle is preserved in its original form, inside, stained glass Windows, the old furniture, paintings, tapestries, some rooms have fireplaces. The restaurants are decorated in the style of small Italian courts, and some halls and do like museums.
The territory is decorated with statues outside are tables and chairs for a romantic dinner at sunset. There is an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and a Jacuzzi with panoramic views. A couple of days will be enough to awaken in a person of Royal blood.
And only 40 kilometers and you are in Rome, drinking cold Prosecco.
Cost: from 4382 rubles for a double room with Breakfast.
Burghotel auf Schönburg, Oberwesel, Germany
The Germans were notable builders of castles. And this is one of the most beautiful in all of Germany. Him more than a thousand years, of course, there is a rich history, which includes and intrigue, and a serious battle. In the tower there is a Museum where you will learn everything in detail.
Half day can be spent strolling through the garden: unusual plants, gazebos, fountains and bridges. The view of the river valley the Middle Rhine, which is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. So it pays to take a bike and ride around.
The internal environment refers to the German middle ages: appropriate style decor, furniture, rugs, curtains, sash Windows, canopies, and antique dressers. Even the staff looks like a great brünnhilde and the brave Hans.
Cost: 12 415 rubles for a double room with Breakfast.
Parador de Cardona, Cardona, Spain
Only some 60 kilometers from Barcelona and you are in the heart of Catalonia, a stroll in former Fort IX-century Church in Gothic-Catalan style. All through the medieval Feng Shui: towers, tunnels, stone walls, ditches, decor.
Opening the curtains in your room, observe regular life of the city and the glitter of the river Cardona. There is a rooftop terrace, which are ideal places to meet sunsets and sunrises. Climb the tower and shout, “I’m king of the world!”. Well, there is still the echo.
You can walk to the salt mills to explore the area by Bicycle or a couple of times to run up and down from the valley up the hill to the hotel to bring Breakfast. And then to read the legend about the castle, for so many years they had accumulated a lot.
Cost: from 6826 rubles for a double room without Breakfast.
Zamek Czocha, Lesna, Poland
The fact that the hotel is a medieval castle, no doubt even at first glance. Still the construction of the XIII century, you can’t hide. There is even a stone bridge, however, moat is not enough.
To admit, the decor in the rooms is very modest, if you take the standard rooms. Apparently, among the finery lived only members of the family.
Entertainment for guests is also medieval: view of the knight’s battles, a concert of chamber music. I will go right to the lake you will find to the left a panorama with rocks. The restaurant serves Polish cuisine. There is a library and meeting room, and asks the knight meetings.
By the way, the walls of the hotel are tours, because of the legends about the castle a lot. And there is a night for thrill-seekers. Join.
Price: from 3300 rubles for a double economy room with Breakfast, from 5000 rubles for a superior room.
Hotel Castel Dracula, Piatra Fantanele, Romania
Option for the brave and lovers of legends, because this name for a reason. This is the only castle hotel in Romania, so his owners decided to associate it with the legend (or truth?) about count Dracula.
Even in front of the hotel stands a monument to Bram Stoker wrote a novel about bloodsuckers. In the tower-the bell tower has a bar and the basement a coffin with a vampire. Nothing unusual about that.
As for the interior decoration, it is quite modest: the stained glass Windows, antique furniture, red carpets, curtains, furniture upholstery, candles. Dracula unpretentious. From each room a view of the mountains, which, by the way, I suggest a walk.
Cost: from 3242 rubles for a standard double room with Breakfast.