If you are looking to experience the royal treatment for your next family vacation, we’ve got the Airbnbs for you. These Airbnb castles have all the turrets, stained glass and massive bedrooms of your fairytale dreams. Explore secret bedrooms behind bookcases and enjoy modern amenities like hot tubs and game rooms. These castles make the perfect vacation rental that the kids (and the parents) won’t soon forget!
Castle Noland—San Luis Obispo, CA
Located halfway between San Francisco and LA, this massive castle is the perfect destination for families visiting California. Each of the bedrooms has a private bath and you can send the kids to the hidden attic where they will want to play to day away. You access the attic via a secret bookcase door!
The Deacon—Philadelphia, PA
You’ll have everything you need at this gorgeously-decorated castle that’s perfect for your Philly adventure. With 8 bedrooms to choose from, everyone will have space to spread out and then gather at the massive central room. Kids will especially love the games they have available and you’ll love gathering with extended family.
Castle Falkenstein—Burnet County, TX
Everything is bigger in Texas and this castle is no exception. Spend the weekend in this 14,000 sq. ft. castle that’s fit for a king (and queen!). Whether it’s the majestic scenic view from the balcony, the oversized master bathroom or a game room complete with pool table and darts, you will feel like royalty. Check out the bubbling stream outside and then bust out the Oculus Quest VR system for some family game time.
Covington Castle—Covington, LA
You will feel like a knight after a weekend stay at this castle. There’s a heated pool that will definitely keep the lords and ladies busy, and even your dogs can come along for the trip. Kids will especially love the hidden rooms and details like the stone shower.
The Castle at Lake Livingston Village—Livingston, TX
Bring the Princes and Princesses to get away from the big city and enjoy a relaxing, quaint guesthouse that will accommodate up to five guests. You can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating and water skiing right from the neighborhood private boat ramp/dock. Enjoy the wooded outdoor atmosphere by the fire pit, providing an old world and secluded feel.
Stonehaven Castle—Eureka Springs, AR
This contemporary castle is located on 52 acres of private woods, perfect for exploring. There’s no TVs here so you can expect the full off-the-grid-castle experience. There’s even an art gallery in the castle’s turret!
Williamswood Castle—Knoxville, TN
Step back in time and become royalty by staying at Knoxville’s most unique estate, your very own castle only ten minutes from downtown. Surrounded by 300 acres of Ijams Nature Center, kids will love staying here. Modeled after a Scottish hunting lodge, secret passage, towers, swords, armor and magic abound!
Aura Castle—Aurora, NY
Treat your senses, your spirit and your well-being at Aura. Enjoy the beauty of the Finger Lakes, go wine and beer tasting, eat farm to fork food, play and swim in Lake Cayuga, explore the Wells College campus and discover how wonderful this one of a kind experience of sleeping in a church can be.
Graystone Castle—Arlington, WA
You’ll never want to leave this 20,000+sq ft modern-day castle completed in 2018 with all the luxury amenities you seek (theater, spa, game rooms, ballroom, and MUCH MORE). Just an hour from Seattle, the castle overlooks the Stillaguamish River and the Stilly Valley. Kids will especially love the life-sized chess, arcade and fire pit.
The Sanctuary—Wabash, IN
You’ll love this renovated cathedral/castle as it’s a great space for extended family to gather. There are five private bedrooms and a large gathering space and table for group meals. There’s only a kitchenette so plan ahead for meals.
Smithmore Castle—Spruce Pine, NC
Smithmore Castle is famous around the world as being the “castle above the clouds”. The views are breathtaking and the natural wild life which this property sits on is truly royal. At any given day, you will spot deer, wild turkey, a variety of birds and yes, even black bears. This magnificent private estate boasts high ceilings, luxurious chandeliers, statues and grand rooms.
End of the Rainbow Castle—Saratoga Springs, NY
This castle is something the kids won’t soon forget with a pond and expansive property to explore. The hot tub and fire pits will keep everyone outdoors and there’s plenty of room for your whole crew to spend the night.
Please note, prices listed were valid at the time of publication but rates can fluctuate at different times of the year.