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How much would it cost to stay in Buckingham Palace or the Playboy Mansion?

As luxury accommodation experts we have used our pricing algorithm, insight and industry data… to have a bit of fun.

We’ve put together up a list of ten of the world’s most iconic, best-known and luxurious properties – and have worked out just how much it would cost to spend a night there!

Currently, none of the properties on the below list are available for private stays, but the theoretical figures are spot on, if we may say so ourselves! We have based their evaluations first on our own pricing algorithm taking into consideration the size and location of the properties, then adjusting based as we would for the properties we work with based on the uniqueness, history and quality.

Here’s the list of ten:

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Buckingham Palace

£10,000 per person per night – up to £1,040,000 per night

Home to the Queen and set in central London, the palace is the most expensive property on a per person basis on the list.

10 Downing Street

£62,000 per night

This figure is based on 60 people for dining and then eight for a night’s stay in the property’s four bedrooms.

The Playboy Mansion

£1,983 per person per night, up to £115,000 per night

The famous mansion has 29 bedrooms, a large swimming pool and Jacuzzi and a year long firework and zoo license.

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Windsor Castle

£5,000 per person per night, up to £2,250,000 per night

The Queen’s 11th century private residence has 225 bedrooms and is surrounded by extensive parkland. Due to the capacity of Windsor Castle, it is the most expensive property on the list.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Updown Court

£20,000 per night

The 103 bedroom Californian-style estate is situated in the beautiful Surrey countryside and was the most expensive private home in the world in 2005.

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Beckingham Palace

£8,000 per night

Beckingham Palace – or Rowneybury House as it’s formally known – is the Beckham family’s former home and has features including seven bedrooms, a recording studio and a gym.

Wentworth Woodhouse

£250 per person per night, up to £50,000 per night

Wentworth Woodhouse is a grade I listed country house and is the UK’s largest privately owned property with 150 reception rooms and 200 bedrooms.

Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse

Brighton Pavilion

£14,000 per night

Referred to as either the Brighton or Royal Pavilion, the Indo-Saracenic estate was the holiday home of George, Prince of Wales, who became King of Great Britain in 1820.

Brighton Pavillion

Brighton Pavillion

Down House

£1,500 per night

The previous home to Charles Darwin and his family, Down House has 8 bedrooms and is where the famous scientist developed his theory of evolution.

Down House - Charles Darwin

Down House – Charles Darwin

Shakespeare’s birthplace

£500 per night

The 16th century three bedroom house is situated in the picturesque town of Stratford upon Avon, and was where Shakespeare spent his childhood and the first five years of his marriage.

Shakespeares Birthplace

Shakespeares Birthplace

 

A few notes…

Former or current famous inhabitants can vastly impact the price you could expect to pay per night. Other factors that will increase the value of a hire property is if it has any historic or royal ties, or any other defining attributes, for example the most bedrooms in the country or the largest private garden in the world.

If you have a beautiful property that you would like to hire out exclusively, contact us for an evaluation – you may be surprised!

Galen House

Galen House Scotland Prices from £6,000 for 2 nights Sleeps 26 people Galen House is truly unique and special property, combining magnificent turrets, towers and historic grandeur with strikingly modern interiors and beautiful...

Lachlan Castle

Lachlan Castle Scotland Prices from £5,000 Sleeps 30 - 78 people This elegant baronial Scottish castle has been beautifully restored to offer truly indulgent accommodation, set in 200 acres of idyllic landscaped parkland in rural...

Blairquhan Castle

Blairquhan Castle Scotland Prices from £5,000 per night Sleeps 30 - 78 people This elegant baronial Scottish castle has been beautifully restored to offer truly indulgent accommodation, set in 200 acres of idyllic landscaped parkland...

Arisan Manor

Arisan Manor Cotswolds, England Prices from £2,600 for two nights Sleeps 10 people This impressive five bedroom Arisan Manor House is located in the beautiful village of Temple Guiting, nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, which can...

Althorp

Althorp Northamptonshire, England Sleeps 54 Price on Application Althorp truly is one of the most spectacular, luxurious and exclusive venues in the UK. The ancestral home of the Spencer family and the childhood home of Princess...

Arisan Estate

Arisan Estate Cotswold, England Prices from £6,480 for two nights Sleeps 30 people If you are looking for a luxurious retreat in the heart of the Cotswolds, look no further than the Arisan Estate. This impressive estate boasts a...

Arisan Barn

Arisan Barn Cotswolds, England Prices from £2,600 Sleeps 10 people Arisan Barn is a beautiful centuries-old converted barn, brought right up to date by Sophie Conran. The exposed beams and honey coloured Cotswold stone walls are...

Harmon House

Harmon House England Prices from P.O.A. Sleeps 54 people Harmon House is one of the UK’s most prestigious stately homes, set in beautiful parkland with a private estate of over 1,000 acres, this stunning 17th century residence offers...

Greyholme Manor

Greyholme Manor Dorset, England Prices from £1,850 Sleeps 16 people Greyholme Manor is a magnificent country home, nestled in beautiful Dorset countryside with far reaching rural views towards Kimmeridge Bay. The elegant interior is...

Llyn House

Llyn House Lake Windermere, England Prices from £4,000 Sleeps 18 people Llyn House is a magnificent Georgian manor, sympathetically restored to combine beautiful period elegance with modern luxury. Set in a commanding position on the...

Holden Fields

Holden Fields Chester Prices from £2,500 Sleeps 16 - 20 people This beautiful modern mansion is the ultimate luxury lair, with its sweeping driveway and impressive facade hiding an exquisitely designed contemporary residence, complete...

Ketton House

Ketton House England Prices from £22,000 Sleeps 36 people This beautiful country house sits in 37 acres of scenic parkland and gardens and has been sensitively restored to become one of the UK’s finest country retreats.  With elegant...

Erskine House

Erskine House England Prices from £1,500 per night + £375 laundry charge per booking Sleeps 23 people Contemporary cool meets Georgian elegance at Erskine House, with photo-shoot worthy interiors and an amazing pool area with outdoor...

Broadway Manor

Broadway Manor Cotswolds, England Prices from £7,000 per night Sleeps 16 people This stunning Cotswold retreat is oozing style and sophistication, set high on an escarpment with idyllic far reaching views over the vale of Evesham. The...

Alban Castle

Alban Castle Scotland Prices from £7,000 per night midweek Sleeps 38 - 58 people A magnificent fairytale castle hidden in 400 acres of its own forested parkland, this Scottish baronial mansion between Dundee and Aberdeen is an...

Byron Court

Byron Court England Price On Application Sleeps 60 - 96 people Byron Court is one of England’s great stately homes with a rich and illustrious history, from hosting to King George IV and Queen Victoria to being the home of not one,...

Orabelle Castle

Orabelle Castle Dorset, England Prices from £6,000 for 2 nights Sleeps 20 people Orabelle Castle is a spectacular castle that has an enviable position on the Dorset coastline, perched on top white cliffs with far reaching sea views...

Genepi

Genepi Cornwall, England Prices from £4,300 for 3 nights Sleeps 10 people Genepi is an ultra luxury house set in one of the most stunning locations in North Cornwall, with uninterrupted views over the beautiful Booby’s Bay to the...

Ayan Court

Ayan Court Devon, England Prices from £5,600 for 1 night midweek Sleeps 82 people Enjoy complete flexibility and exclusivity at Ayan Court, a beautiful Baronial mansion set in the idyllic Devon countryside with glorious views. The...

Meon Lodge

Meon Lodge England Prices from £3,600 for three nights Sleeps 14 people Meon Lodge is a beautifully appointed Georgian country villa located in the heart of Hampshire with stunning rural views towards the Isle of Wight. The...

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