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Historic Hotels

6 Castles You Can Actually Stay In

Oyster | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Oyster

These six historic hotels are all housed within former castles, and thus exude a regal vibe from the awe-inspiring facades to the antique-filled interiors.

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

GAYOT.com | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
GAYOT.com

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment.

6 Hotels With Super Disturbing Pasts

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Here we bring you six hotels with pasts that are kinda creepy. Still, it didn't stop us from visiting them all! And a couple of them are some of our favorite hotels ever, so don't let their buried secrets keep you away.

7 Signs You're Staying in an English Manor

Oyster | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We've made a list of the seven signs that, if you find them during your stay, are surefire bets that you are, in fact, in an English manor.

These Beach Hotels Are Where?!

Oyster | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We'll make the assumption that when most people hear the word "beach," England isn't the first place that comes to mind. But England is actually home to some pretty spectacular spots on the sand, and after checking out these seaside hotels, you'll never leave England off of your beach vacation bucket list again.

10 Unique Historic Lodging Options Kids Love

Amy Whitley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

When's the last time your kids raved about a hotel stay?

London Lodging: The Hotel Café Royal

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When Jackie and I had a look-see of the Hotel Café Royal, on Regent Street perilously close to the Circus, I was surprised to find myself hankering after the place. It is everything Piccadilly Circus isn't: calm, quiet, good-looking and elegant.

Summering in Scandinavia: Heat Things Up in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Oyster | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Oyster

There is more to these Northern European countries than meets the eye -- and it's not all winter and chill.

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Luxe Digs Where You Can Hide From Roving Hordes

Oyster | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.

Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.

Our 12 Favorite Hotel Bars For After-Work Drinks (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotel bars are often a convenient spot for a nightcap or a quick after-work drink (anything to take the edge off!) while on a business trip -- but not...

PHOTOS: Ireland's 9 Most Memorable Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

People tend to go a little crazy on St. Paddy's day; most of us are familiar with the crowded parades, green rivers, and drunken revely. And it's unde...

PHOTOS: Where The Old Money Is

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful? These iconic resorts across ...

PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

21 Hotels For A Dose Of History

Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel

It's no secret that we're kind of history nerds here at HuffPost Travel. And, historic hotels hold a special soft spot. Earlier this week, with th...

PHOTOS: The Most Haunted Hotels In The South

Oyster | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
Oyster

From the cryptic mythology throughout the Mississippi Delta, to the spirits of wartime past down the Atlantic coast, the South has no shortage of spooky stories.

PHOTOS: The Northeast's Most Haunted Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2012 | Travel
Oyster

In fact, some of our favorite hotels -- quaint rooms, delicious restaurants, friendly staff -- host resident ghosts.

PHOTOS: 15 Hotels For History Lovers

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.08.2011 | Travel

Location, location, location. This real estate mantra is something to live by when seeking out the perfect hotel. For history buffs, a hotel setting c...

PHOTOS: 21 Hotels That Are National Historic Landmarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It's an incredible experience to stay in an historic location; quite another to stay in an historic hotel. There are many historic hotels around the ...

11 Favorite Hotels Of Our Heads Of State (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Everybody needs a vacation sometimes, including US Presidents. Now that the Obamas have returned from Maine and are off again multiple times this mont...