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19 Insanely Beautiful Dining Rooms That Will Make You Want To Throw A Dinner Party

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1. Clerkenwell, London, England

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Capacity: 8 (4 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £150 per person

If you want to live like an endlessly cool art director, then you should think about staying at this design-driven four-bed in London’s trendy Clerkenwell, which certainly trumps the normal London rental.

Literally every inch of this property is Instagram gold – extra likes for photographing the living wall in the dining room.

2. Waterfront Home, Andilana, Madagascar

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Capacity: 12 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £11 per person

Location, location, location – while Madagascar may not be the obvious choice for a dinner party rendezvous, this property will have you checking out flights like ASAP.

Perched on the edge of a small private beach (you won’t have to fight for the sunbeds in the morning), this property is a bargain at around £129 a night for the whole thing!

3. Chalet Perce Neige, Courchevel, France

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Capacity: 14 (6 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £2,344 per person

This amazing ski chalet sleeps up to 14 people and is located in the fancy Courchevel.

If you’re not so into hitting the slopes, then you can relax in the chalet’s home wellness centre (complete with an infinity-edge pool, hammam, and home theatre). And if that isn’t enough, the property comes with its very own private chef so you can host without stressing about burning the food.

4. Domaine de Barbouyons, Sechery, Belgium

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Capacity: 60 (20 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £19 per person

A mix of original and modern features, this property on the edge of the Ardennes Forest is what we imagine Kevin McCloud’s dreams look like. With room for up to 60 people (yes, 60!), this place can work out at just under £19 a night if you fill it!

Time to send out a mass text, right?

5. Candacraig, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

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Capacity: 24 (12 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £250 per person

Live like the king of the Scots by renting this ENTIRE castle in the Scottish Highlands.

The best part? The tartan dining room, obviously.

6. Villa Machiavelli, Chianti, Italy

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Capacity: 20 (10 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £304 per person

Live (and dine) like a villain in Villa Machiavelli. Arrive to the Renaissance-style house via the helipad before gathering up your accomplices in the wine-cellar-come-dining-room to concoct your next nefarious plots.

7. Bora Bora One, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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Capacity: 10 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £722.50 per person

Mountain views, an infinity pool, and palm trees in abundance, Bora Bora One is the definition of #PropertyGoals.

Reel in the social media kudos with pictures of your food prepared by the villa’s private chef, sunset selfies, and hot dog or legs Snapchats.

8. Villa Contenta, Miami, USA

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Capacity: 13 (7 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £1,752 per person

Sure, it might be a bit pricey but this Miami mansion looks like it has come straight out of an episode of Cribs – so it is definitely worth it.

With 13 bedrooms, a grand piano, home movie theatre, private gym, and, of course, a swim-in grotto, you’ll be living like a rapper (even if just temporarily).

9. Le Magnifique, Joa, Brazil

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Capacity: 10 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £458 per person

If views are your *thing*, then Le Magnifique in Joa, Brazil, should definitely be on your bucket list.

While this house is pretty damn special without it, it has the added bonus of spectacular views over Sugarloaf Mountain and the famous Copacabana Beach.

10. Bison Lodge, British Columbia, Canada

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Capacity: 10 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £347 per person

Set within an IRL winter wonderland, Bison Lodge is an ideal location to host up to 10 of your snow sports–obsessed friends.

All of it is pretty special, but the stand-out reason to stay here has got to be the 28-foot natural rock indoor climbing wall that you can scale in the living room.

11. Chelsea, London, England

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Capacity: 14 (7 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £250 per person

London’s posh Chelsea area has long been known as the stomping ground of the city’s most well-heeled inhabitants, so it should come as no surprise that this house is super classy.

The seven-bed property looks over the River Thames, is close by to all the designer shops for endless window shopping, and is even pet-friendly.

12. Estate Flamingo, Punta Mita, Mexico

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Capacity: 20 (11 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £747 per person

If you’re a fan of a certain reality TV family, you may recognise this property from their frequent holidays to Mexico. If you want your dinner party to be extra, rent out this waterfront estate with two pools, room for up to 20 people, and a private chef all included.

13. The Lodge at the Hills, Queenstown, New Zealand

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Capacity: 12 (6 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £1,553 per person

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, a glacial valley, and 500 acres of pastoral landscape, the Lodge on the Hill is a prime spot for an escape from reality.

With a tennis court, swimming pool, sauna, and spa, there will always be something to do without even leaving the confines of the lodge. When it comes to hosting, go low-key and just fire up the wood-burning oven and bake some pizzas before heading into the slick dining room.

14. Duns Castle, Duns, Scotland

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Capacity: 23 (12 bedrooms)
Cost per night (if full): £137 per person

Dating back to 1320, this castle is basically a piece of Scottish history. If the castle's backstory isn't enough to entice you to stay, the property also boasts its very own nature reserve so you can *even* try a spot of falconry.

If you're throwing a big party, you can even rent some of the six additional cottages on the estate for up to 26 more people.

15. Quogue, Hamptons, USA

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Capacity: 13 (7 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £408 per person

This quintessential Hamptons property is the sort of picturesque place that celebrities you follow on Instagram rent out for their Thanksgiving celebrations.

Fill up all of the seven bedrooms with your friends and enjoy a seafood dinner before heading out to your private deck and just enjoying the view.

16. Haida Spruce Residence, Steamboat Bay, Alaska

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Capacity: 12 (8 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £385 per person

This luxury fishing lodge is the right way to do the outdoors. Located on Steamboat Bay, it’s just feet away from a native otter playground and Noyes Island’s marine wildlife.

But if you’re not into nature, probably best to just make residence in the outdoor hot tub for your stay.

17. Villa Flightdeck, Cape Town, South Africa

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Capacity: 10 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £134 per person

Villa Flightdeck is the kind of property that you probably tried to create on Sims when you were younger – glass everywhere, multiple pools, and super-stylish interiors. Not to mention the insane view over Cape Town.

Things like this don’t come cheap, right? Well, for a reasonable £134ish a night if 10 people stay, this is a pretty great deal.

18. Castle by the Sea, Naples, Florida

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Capacity: 12 (6 Bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £141 per person

Live like a king in Castle by the Sea – a 12,000-square-foot European style mansion that can host you and up to 11 of your loyal subjects at a time.

The house, which overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, boasts a cinema, a gym, a wine cellar, and a massage room ready for you to waltz around like you own. Eat in the opulently decorated dining room before drinking a whisky in the drawing room with your closest confidants.

19. Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

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Capacity: 10 (5 bedrooms)

Cost per night (if full): £1,416 per person

Sat on the edge of Lake Wakatipu, this house is the definition of #Aspirational. The architectural marvel takes full advantage of the mountain and lake views with glass walls and viewing points in abundance. Have a relaxing dinner inside while watching the sun set before setting out to sample what downtown Queenstown has to offer.

All images courtesy of HomeAway.

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