Want to do a fun summer trip with ALL your friends or family? Well, there are some amazing houses you can rent these days that could be cheaper than renting hotel rooms. Plus, you get the added benefit of everyone staying in one place together for some quality bonding time. And
Come fall and its cooler temperatures, a stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe. From centuries-old manors in the countryside to stunning former palaces nestled along the coast, here are a dozen European mansion hotels that are worthy of a postcard.