Ever dreamed of being king or queen of a castle? Lord or lady of the manor? Well, you're not the only one -- and plenty of hotels around the world can make that dream come true. We scouted out nine luxury hotels that were formerly the elaborate private homes of blue bloods, aristocrats, and royals, from an Irish castle to a Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansion. Feelin' fancy? Then check these out.
- Kelsey Blodget, Oyster.com