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The Royal Treatment: 9 Castles and Palaces That Are Now Hotels

You may not be a king or a queen, but there’s no harm in vacationing like one

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With shows like Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones becoming more popular each season, it’s no surprise that many of us often dream of walking the endless halls of palaces fit for a king and queen. And while you can’t buy a title, you can buy the royal treatment—temporarily. From ornate Indian palaces to gothic British castles, these nine royal residences from around the world have lavish hotels within them or enchanting rentable cottages on the property so that you can get a taste of the finest living on earth. 

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