World's Best Castle & Chateau Hotels

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort - Co Limerick, Ireland - 5 Star Luxury Castle

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort - Co Limerick, Ireland - 5 Star Luxury Castle

This castle hotel is situated in the heart of Adare Village in County Limerick. Steeped in history and surrounded by medieval ruins, Adare Manor is in the midst of a groundbreaking transformation set to debut November 2017.

Ashford Castle - Co Mayo, Ireland - 5 Star Luxury Golf & Spa Resort Hotel

Ashford Castle - Co Mayo, Ireland - 5 Star Luxury Golf & Spa Resort Hotel

Ashford Castle is set on 350 acres in County Mayo, on the shores of Lough Corrib and the River Cong, with a spectacular backdrop of woodlands, lake, river, and mountains.

Castello di Velona - Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy - Exclusive Luxury Resort & Spa

Castello di Velona - Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy - Exclusive Luxury Resort & Spa

The hotel is closed for renovations until April 2011. High on a gentle hill overlooking the peaceful Val d' Orcia and the distant 5,700 ft. summit of Tuscany's highest mountain peak, Mt. Amiata, is the breathtaking site of the newly reconstructed luxury boutique hotel, Castello di Velona.

Chateau Les Crayeres - Reims, Champagne, France - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Chateau Les Crayeres - Reims, Champagne, France - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Chateau Les Crayeres is a mythical address in the heart of Reims, nestled discretely in a 7-hectare park.

Chateau Cordeillan-Bages - Bordeaux, France - Relais & Chateaux

Chateau Cordeillan-Bages - Bordeaux, France - Relais & Chateaux

Surrounded by manicured vineyards, the renowned Chateau Cordeillan-Bages is a member of Relais & Chateaux and is housed in a handsome 18th Century stone building that was once a Carthusian monastery.

Castel Fragsburg - Merano, Dolomites, Italy - Luxury Hotel

Castel Fragsburg - Merano, Dolomites, Italy - Luxury Hotel

Castel Fragsburg is a beautiful South Tyrol castle originally built as lodging for noble shooting parties, the feudal-lord's guests, and owners of neighboring castles.

Chateau d'Audrieu - Normandy, France - Luxury Castle Hotel

Chateau d'Audrieu - Normandy, France - Luxury Castle Hotel

Chateau d'Audrieu is just a few kilometers from the coast with the famous D-Day Landing beaches and seaside resorts of the Pearl Coast with many sailing marinas and nautical clubs.

Chateau de Saint Paterne - Loire Valley, France - Luxury Country House Hotel

Chateau de Saint Paterne - Loire Valley, France - Luxury Country House Hotel

Château de Saint Paterne, is located 2km from Alençon, between Loire and Normandy. A great place to stop-over between Calais de L'île de Ré, Dordogne, Bordeaux, Brittany.

Chateau de Mirambeau - Bordeaux/Cognac, France - Relais & Chateaux

Chateau de Mirambeau - Bordeaux/Cognac, France - Relais & Chateaux

Located in one of the best known areas of south west France, the Charente-Maritime area, the grand Chateau de Mirambeau, a member of Relais & Chateaux, stands proudly in between the famous cities of Cognac and Bordeaux.

Chateau Eza - Eze Village, Cote d'Azur, France - 5 Star Boutique Luxury Hotel

Chateau Eza - Eze Village, Cote d'Azur, France - 5 Star Boutique Luxury Hotel

Chateau Eza is arguably the most stunning and intimate hotel on the Cote d'Azur and is set along the highest point of the French Riviera, at 400 meters above the sea.

Chateau de Bagnols - Lyon, Beaujolais, France - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Chateau de Bagnols - Lyon, Beaujolais, France - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Chateau de Bagnols, a member of Relais & Chateaux, is the finest five-star deluxe chateau hotel in France and is regarded by many as the finest vineyard chateau hotel in the world.

Cliveden House - Berkshire, England - Luxury Country House Hotel

Cliveden House - Berkshire, England - Luxury Country House Hotel

Previous owners of the estate include three Dukes, an Earl, the Astors, and a Prince of Wales.

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa - Vence, Cote d'Azur, France - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa - Vence, Cote d'Azur, France - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

The Château Saint-Martin & Spa is a 5-star luxury sanctuary where historic Provence charm has been restyled for the most elegant contemporary lifestyle.

Chateau de Fere - Reims, Champagne, France - 5 Star Hotel & Spa

Chateau de Fere - Reims, Champagne, France - 5 Star Hotel & Spa

An elegant 16th century chateau set against the backdrop of 13th century castle ruins, Chateau de Fere is an idyllic retreat surrounded by parkland and forest with breathtaking views over the Champagne region.

Chateau de Codignat - Clermont-Ferrand, France - Luxury Castle Hotel

Chateau de Codignat - Clermont-Ferrand, France - Luxury Castle Hotel

This 15th century Chateau with its medieval turrets offers superb views across the Auvergne volcanoes.