Best Castle Hotels

By Gina Hamadey
2/6/2014 12:46:47 PM

Gather family and friends and check into a fabulous castle. -Gina Hamadey

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County Meath, Ireland

Less than an hour from Dublin, this 15th-century castle has six lovely bedrooms, each with a view of the grounds, which are as bucolic as you'd expect in the Irish countryside. From $1,626 a night for up to 14 people: $116 per person;

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Villefranche, France

In 1904 the king of Belgium lived in this palatial home, in the sweet French Riviera town of Villefranche. There are plenty of places to gather: by the fireplace in the large living room, on the rooftop terrace or around the large island in the fabulous kitchen. From $1,174 per night for up to 10 people: $117 per person;

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Umbria, Italy

The interiors of Castello di Santa Eurasia are as regal as its exterior, with velvet drapes, Renaissance tapestries and frescoes, and fireplaces in every bedroom. From $1,924 per night for up to 16 people: $241 per person;

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