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9 Places to Sleep Like Royalty

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Many of us have a fascination with medieval castles, wanting to walk the very halls that prominent lords and ladies once did.

In the following castles, palaces and luxe hotels, not only can you walk the halls -- you can also sleep in them. Relax in a tower room furnished with period antiques, try your hand at traditional sports such as falconry and archery, or peek out the window at the same sweeping views kings and queens have savored.

Start the slideshow to discover nine places to sleep like royalty on your next vacation.

--written by Amanda Geronikos