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The Top 10 Fairytale Hotels/Experiences in the World and What They Will Cost You

If you are contemplating getting away on a fairytale vacation, then combing the web for fairytale hotels should be at the top of your priority list.


You will certainly spend much of your time in your hotel room, and booking a magical room will go a long way towards making your experience how you imagined it.


Read on for some of the most notable fairytale hotels around the world, and the average room prices per night.


Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile, fairytale hotels
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Fairytale Hotels (And What They Will Cost You)

Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile (From $230)


There are several unique lodges in Huilo Huilo, southern Chile, but Magic Mountain is a class apart from the rest, and it is easy to see why. The hotel is the perfect blend of a geyser, a mountain and a volcano covered in greenery.


Skiing, snowboarding, riding, and cycling are some of the popular activities for the hotel’s guests at different times of the year.


Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu, France
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Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu, France (From $211)


Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu is a four-star hotel with a restaurant, a fitness center, and a full-service spa. Guests also enjoy free Wi-Fi in the rather rural fairytale lodge and free buffet breakfast.


There is also a range of outdoor activities to choose from, including tennis, volleyball, and biking.


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Peckforton Castle Hotel Tarporley, England (From $270)


Sitting at the heart of a mini-timberland in Tarporley is a 170-year-old castle that guarantees you a feel of medieval England with modern-day facilities.  


It has a restaurant, a shared lounge, free Wi-Fi, private parking, a buffet breakfast, road bikes rentals, and a host of other amenities and activities.


The castle is located 31 miles from Shrewsbury, 16 miles from Chester, and 28 miles from the nearest airport.


Neemrana Fort Palace, India
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Neemrana Fort Palace, India (From $78)


India may appear in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but gems like this 15th-century palace are what makes the world’s second most populated country worth a visit.


Surrounded by pleasant greenery, Neemrana Fort Palace offers an array of facilities including a fitness center, a spa, a landscaped garden and two swimming pools.


Crazy House Hotel
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Crazy House Hotel, Vietnam ($66)


Crazy House is popular for its unique architecture, but the individual room décor is the selling point that only those who have been there talked about.


The hotel is located approximately 2 miles from the nearest airport and only 600 m from Bao Dai’s Summer Place – the last Vietnamese emperor’s third mansion. Guests enjoy free parking, a 24-hour front desk, and family rooms.


Free WiFi is also available at every point in the property, meaning you can still stay in touch with your family, share pictures on social media, and even continue with your quest of getting the high score on Candy Crush.


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Thorngrove Manor Hotel, Australia (From $990)


The Thorngrove Manor Hotel in Australia is a winner and nominee of many international accolades. Its fantasy towers and baroque turrets are just a glimpse of what to expect inside this highly-rated fairytale hotel.


Rooms are individually designed and decorated, and guests can choose from the Tower Room, the Queen’s and King’s Chambers, the Castle Chambers, and the Observatory, each of which sports unique features and décor.


Hotel de la Cite, France
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Hotel de la Cite, France (From $311)


Hotel de la Cite Carcassonne is another medieval French chateau with about everything anyone on a fairytale getaway would need.


Free WiFi, a Michelin-starred restaurant, a bar, and an outdoor pool are some of the more common facilities offered at the lodge.


Free Spirit Spheres, Canada
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Free Spirit Spheres, Canada


The famous suspended spherical domes deep in the Vancouver Island rainforest should be on your bucket list if you want to reconnect and feel one with nature.


The great eateries and hotels around the area also make it suitable for family and group visits.


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Ashford Castle, Ireland (From $390)


Ashford Castle in Mayo, Ireland sits on a 350-acre estate whence it has offered the hospitality of a fairytale castle hotel for over seven centuries.


With 83 exquisite rooms and suites, the Hideaway cottage, and plentiful of indoor and outdoor activities, the remodeled castle emanates a feel of the medieval life on a grand scale.


Waldhaus Hotel, Switzerland
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Waldhaus Hotel, Switzerland (From $230)


For celebrity treatment in a five-star hotel just outside the famous luxury resort town of St. Moritz, Waldhaus Hotel is the place to be. The resort was opened 110 years ago and comes with the spaciousness and charm of the early 20th century.


It features a series of outdoor tennis courts and a romantic terrace. It serves gourmet cuisine, and guests can have free transfers between the village and the hotel arranged upon request.




The world is awash with breathtaking destinations, and every country has a place for fairytale getaway buffs. The above ten are just some of the world’s highest-rated fairytale hotels and destinations.


If you are looking for a place to start, then this list can save you a lot of hassle.

Christa Thompson

Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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