With Beauty & the Beast ready to hit cinemas next week you might be starting to get the hankering to stay at your own enchanted castle. Booking.com has helped find us seven castles from all around the world you can stay at, from conventional places such as the UK and France, all the way to Spain and even India! Our first recommendation is a dead ringer for the one in the movie as well!
Château d‘Augerville – Place du Château, France
Similar to the Château de Chambord in France, the castle in which the magical film took inspiration, the Château d’Augerville is set only an hour outside of the hustle and bustle of Paris. This charming, countryside four-star accommodation offers a peaceful stay for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or if you’re a golf enthusiast looking to enjoy the splendid course you’ll be sure to have a relaxing stay.
Bovey Castle – Dartmoor National Park, Devon, Great Britain
Dartmoor National Park has 275 acres of beautiful British countryside and dramatic landscapes in Devon. While you’re there you will be treated as Lord and Lady of the Manor with world-class service in this luxurious castle. Sitting high on the valley’s edge you can enjoy spectacular views of the surroundings or even get amongst it while taking a woodland walk. For those looking to relax you can curl up by the roaring open fireplace, experience the Brasserie gastro pub or indulge in a spa treatment.
Taj Rambagh Palace – Jaipur, India
This beautiful Indian palace was the former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and is now a luxurious hotel that offers guests the chance to be treated like royalty and experience opulence of the past with modern touches. Known as the ‘Jewel of Jaipur’ the beautiful example of Indian architecture is set in perfectly manicured gardens and is decorated throughout with rich textures, elegant carpets and hand-painted wall motifs.
Parador de Lerma – Lerma, Spain
If you’re looking for a regal stay under the sun, look no further than this unique boutique hotel converted from a striking 17th-centry palace. Situated in the heart of the delightful Spanish town of Lerma, you can immerse yourself in history and stay in this beautiful moment, with a classical style throughout, the antique furniture and terracotta tiles on the floor transport you to a bygone era.
Hostellerie du Château des Fines Roches – Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France
Located near the charming towns of the Provence region, this old castle can be your home away from home. Opening onto beautiful vineyards you can enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay and enjoy the gourmet restaurant, terrace with a panoramic view of the vineyards, and the swimming pool.
Inverlochy Castle Hotel – Fort William, Scotland, Great Britain
Set in the striking Scottish West Highlands scenery, this 19th-century Castle is home to an award-winning hotel and restaurant. Travelers endorse Fort William for the scenery, mountains and walking, all of which you can enjoy whilst using Inverlochy Castle Hotel as your base.
Taj Falaknuma Palace – Hyderabad, India
For a unique stay, this luxurious five-star property features a blend of colonial and Indian designs. A heritage walk showcases beautifully crafted objects from all over world. The large rooms feature high wooden-beamed ceilings and are furnished with pastel shades, floral fabrics and fine wood fittings. Taj Falaknuma Palace makes for a royal base while you explore this intriguing area and take in other sites such as Chaumallah Palace and gorgeous Chariminar monument only three miles away.