It’s never too late to go back to school—especially if you like the idea of swapping exams, dining halls and dorm rooms for spa treatments, gourmet meals and high-design digs. Around the world, schoolhouses have been refashioned into stylish hotels, some of them correspondingly themed. Given the cost of education these days, even the most upscale spots may seem like a bargain.
They have everything a well-done theme hotel should: a bit of history, a lot of design, thought-out amenities, and the opportunity to pretend you’re someone or somewhere outside your reality.
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