Dotted with regal castles-turned-hotels, the Emerald Isle has the type of majestic lodgings that can turn your "once upon a time" fairytale into a "happily ever after" reality. Opulent interiors, medieval, manicured exteriors, and ultra-luxurious amenities are just a few of the things that will help give you a taste of the finer life. To help you find the perfect property, we pulled together a list of the country's most gorgeous castle hotels that are fit for royalty.
Blarney House, Blarney, County Cork, Ireland | Buhler's World, on Flickr. "Blarney Castle (Irish: Caisleán na Blarnan) is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, & the River Martin. The keep was built by the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, a cadet branch of the Kings of Desmond, & dates from 1446. The noted Blarney Stone is found among the machicolations of the castle." #historic #castle #house #estate #architecture #design #ireland #europe #travel #photography
Das Hotel befindet sich in Dublin, Irland. Die Architektur ist beeindruckend und sieht ziemlich cool aus. Da mal eine Nacht zu verbringen wäre toll! Castle House Island - Dublin, Ireland | Incredible Pictures
First inhabited by a Norman family who settled the land in the 1170s, Johnstown Castle underwent a substantial renovation in the 19th century by Daniel Robertson, who added several towers and devised an elaborate surround of gardens that sprawled across 1,000 acres.