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I just came across Bored of hotels? Stay in a palace

If 6-star hotels just aren't doing it for you anymore, we have the answer.


Yep, that's right. You can live like a king in a palace, and let us tell you, it's pretty awesome.

Unfortunately, the prices are a bit on the expensive side.

Are there more affordable (presumably former) palaces available as accommodation?

Affordable: ideally less than US$200 a night twin-share, or US$150 for a single. Failing that, less than US$200 per person. (The article talks about rooms at the palaces, rather than renting the entire palace out!)

Location: In the Asia-Pacific region: East Asia, Southeast Asia and Ocenia.

Related question: Is there any way to spend a night in a European castle?

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closed as too broad by Ankur Banerjee Jun 27 '13 at 0:21

There are either too many possible answers, or good answers would be too long for this format. Please add details to narrow the answer set or to isolate an issue that can be answered in a few paragraphs.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Presumably you have a country or region in mind? There are literally HUNDREDS and HUNDREDS of palaces worldwide. I protest that this is too broad in its current form. – Mark Mayo Jun 24 '13 at 12:31
what means affordable for you? – Dirty-flow Jun 24 '13 at 12:34
If affordable is defined, i will vote to reopen. – Heidel Ber Gensis Jun 24 '13 at 12:48
@AndrewGrimm +1 and voted to re-oprn – Heidel Ber Gensis Jun 25 '13 at 2:42
I'm putting this on hold because the geographical range is still too broad. – Ankur Banerjee Jun 27 '13 at 0:22

It's at the high end of your price range (lowest price seems to be 160 EUR for a single room, 190 for a double), but Schlosshotel Kronberg is the closest I could find in Germany. It's a real historical palace (built in 1893 for a dowager Empress, still owned by a former royal family) and looks like it.

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