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Live Like Royalty at Belvoir Castle this New Year’s Eve

We’ve been working with Airbnb to put together this fantastic overnight stay listing. In less than 12 hours of going live to the media, it’s gained some great regional, national and international press coverage.

To celebrate the turn of the decade, the stunning Belvoir Castle is throwing open its doors for three exclusive stays, available to book only on Airbnb.

For the first time ever, the castle will be opening up its lavish King’s Suite for three one-night stays on the 31st December, 11th January and 25th January. Through Airbnb, three pairs of guests can book a stay in the grand suite, which was originally purpose-built for visiting royalty and has been used as a filming location standing in for Windsor for the hit series The Crown and featured in the period drama film The Young Victoria.

As guests of the Duchess of Rutland and her family, guests will get to live like royalty in the three room suite, which is adorned with opulent, regal interiors from floor to ceiling.

Credit: Mikael Buck

A royal experience at Belvoir Castle

The royal experience will begin on the afternoon of arrival, when the guests will enjoy a delicious afternoon tea within the very grounds where the tradition of afternoon tea is said to have originated back in the 1840s. Afternoon tea will be followed by dinner served in the State Dining Room; later in the evening, enjoy a drinks reception in The Library, as seen in The Crown.

The Duchess of Rutland comments: “The King’s Suite is a truly unique space with a fascinating history, so I am very excited to share it with guests for the first time on Airbnb. One couple in particular over New Year’s Eve, will get to ring in the new decade in truly unforgettable style. Whether you’re drawn to the incredible Regency architecture, want to experience the lavish royal lifestyle or simply follow in the footsteps of your favourite stars, a stay at Belvoir is sure to provide a memorable experience”.

Credit: Mikael Buck

Jeroen Merchiers, Airbnb Managing Director for EMEA comments: “Belvoir Castle is truly a gem of the English countryside, enticing locals and tourists alike to explore the grounds and steep themselves in its history. But never before have you been able to stay overnight in The King’s Suite, so we’re delighted that the Duchess of Rutland has listed it on Airbnb for this fantastic opportunity”.

Booking details:
To view The King’s Suite at Belvoir Castle on Airbnb, visit airbnb.com/belvoircastle

The King’s Suite at Belvoir Castle is available for three one-night stays for up to two guests on 31st December 2019, 11th January and 25th January for £300*. To request to book, head to www.airbnb.com/belvoircastle on 20th December from 1PM GMT. Potential guests must have a verified Airbnb profile, positive reviews and are encouraged to review the listing page for details on how to book and house rules.

Belvoir Castle will be donating proceeds from these stays to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

*This is a regular listing, and not a contest. Availability is limited to the three dates stated above.

● The castle will open the doors of its King’s Suite, seen in the hit series The Crown and period drama film The Young Victoria, to overnight guests for the first time ever

● Available to book only on Airbnb, two guests will be ringing in 2020 on New Year’s Eve

●  Guests will live like royalty, with their visit including traditional afternoon tea, a luxury drinks reception, and a lavish dinner

Photo credit: The King’s Suite, Belvoir Castle © Mikael Buck

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