In each of the five continents, dream hotels are within reach of very few pockets. Yet, these hotels are undoubtedly the main protagonists of our fantasies. In this article, I will tell you which are the ten most luxurious hotels in the world.
BURJ AL ARAB HOTEL
Located in the Persian Gulf, 17 km south of Dubai, it is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world and the only seven-star hotel on the planet. But, unfortunately, it is also the highest and one of the most expensive on the planet.
The Burj Al Arab does not have standard rooms; it only has 202 double suites. The smallest of these suites occupies an area of 169 m², while the largest covers an area of 780 m². The Royal suite costs more than $28,000 a night.
It has nine restaurants, including an underwater restaurant and a panoramic one located 200 meters above sea level on a 27-meter cantilever. It also has a tennis court on a heliport, a golf course, a spa, and a swimming pool.
It is 321 meters high and is located in the sea on an artificial island 280 meters from the beach, connected to the mainland by a road. Undoubtedly a true paradise of ostentation.
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FOUR SEASON HOTEL GEORGE V
Located on the Champs Elysees in Paris, the Four Season Hotel George V is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. It is characterized by having facilities in perfect order with different rooms where different events are held. Its rooms have nothing to envy to those of the Palace of Versailles; tapestries, antique furniture, and marble are essential components of this hotel.
It has a restaurant certified by the Michelin guide, which makes it one of the best in the world.
Staying at this hotel costs $16,000 per night.
GALLERY HOTEL ART
It is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. It houses authentic works of art. The design was conceived to be a relaxation space where elegance predominates. It is a hotel that honors Florence’s culture. Enjoying this luxury can cost $7,000 per night.
Located in Québec (Canada), the Hotel was built entirely in ice and snow. It has 3,000 square meters, and 11,000 tons of snow and 350 tons of ice were needed for its construction. During the day, you will be dazzled by the snow’s purity and the ice’s transparency; at night, the play of light dyes the ice in different colors to offer you decorations that will leave you speechless.
It has all the first-class services to stay. Its 15-foot-high snow vaults and crystalline ice sculptures near the bonfires make it the only Ice Hotel in America.
The walls are entirely covered with works of art, with numerous themed rooms and suites, two exhibition halls, a majestic lobby, a cinema, a magnificent chapel, a great hall, wooden cabins, a hot tub, and a famous Absolut ice bar.
PALMS CASINO RESORT
It is a luxurious tourist complex located west of the Las Vegas Strip. The 702-room hotel with a huge casino, recording studio, and 2,200-seat concert hall is owned and majority operated by the Maloof Family.
The Playboy-themed suite features a jacuzzi that floats above the Las Vegas Strip. The 10,000-square-meter, two-story suite features 24-hour butler service and a revolving bed under a mirrored ceiling.
The resort has become a popular destination for thousands of tourists, especially young Hollywood celebrities, as it is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world.
This hotel is located on the 35th floor of the prestigious Times Warner Center in the Columbus Center of New York (USA). It is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world in which luxury, service, and rejuvenation are combined. It has 204 rooms, all decorated in bright Asian hues and offering unrivaled views of the Big Apple.
THE FAIRMONT KEA LANI MAUI
Located on the virgin beach of Wailea, it is a luxury resort facing the sea in Hawaii, considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. A luxurious retreat in one of the most picturesque locations on earth, just 17 miles from the Kahului Airport, but a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The 37 two- and three-bedroom villas are just steps from the spectacular Polo Beach, Wailea. The two-bedroom villa is 1,800 square meters, and the three-bedroom villa incorporates 2,200 square meters.
PRESIDENT WILSON HOTEL
Located in Geneva (Switzerland), it is considered one of the world’s most expensive and luxurious hotels. The four-bedroom suite has a capacity for 40 people and a cocktail lounge. This elegant and impressive hotel is used by world leaders who come to the city since it has a lot of security, such as bulletproof glass and armored doors.
This spectacular complex, located on Paradise Island (Bahamas), could be considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world and a unique amusement park. It has impressive architecture and is famous worldwide, especially for its aquarium, which contains almost 50,000 marine species, including numerous sharks, distributed in different ponds around the main building.
It has 2,317 rooms, 11 swimming pools, an artificial lagoon with a beach where you can dive, 17 restaurants and cafeterias, a huge casino (the largest in the Caribbean), a marina, an 18-hole golf course, a nightclub, a shopping arcade. And even a cinema with 400 seats. It does not offer an intimate setting, but it does provide countless services and incredible facilities.
PARK HYATT HOTEL
Strategically located on Rue de la Paix, the Park Hyatt Paris offers a luxurious retreat just a few steps away from the best tourist attractions in Paris. It’s an elegant lobby with contemporary art. Ed Tuttle designed its rooms.
MARDAN PALACE, TURKEY
Among the most luxurious hotels in the world, the Mardan Palace is a luxury hotel located in Lara (Antalya) whose cost is reported to be approximately $1.45 billion. With more than 550 rooms, it is the most expensive luxury resort in Europe.
Facilities include a 12,000 square meter spa, four aquariums, 5 acres of swimming pool, and a private beach for guests with sand imported from Egypt. Perfect for travelers who want to combine comfort with luxury, the hotel includes velvet-lined furniture, exotic wood floors, and marble interiors in the bathrooms, among other things.
THE PLAZA, NEW YORK
The Plaza hotel is a MUST stop for anyone visiting New York.
It’s not even a question of whether or not you’re going to stay there anymore; it’s just that it’s a pop culture landmark that is SO MUCH worth visiting.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Home Alone have been some of the MANY productions staged at this legendary hotel.
It has housed the Beatles, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mark Twain, to name a few well-known figures.
This legendary hotel is 100 years old, and its rooms and suites can include everything from works of art to a grand piano, even a private gym.
But luxury and comfort is not the only thing it has to offer.
The Plaza is located in the center of the city, among many points of interest, such as Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Central Park.
A luxurious spa with Caudalie treatments.
Gourmet food of typical American and international cuisine.
Deluxe rooms feature 24-carat gold bathroom fixtures and an iPad.
How much will you have to pay? The room’s price range from just under €1,000 a night to almost €50,000 a night; it all depends on the level of luxury you’re looking for.
WESTIN EXCELSIOR, ROME
Among the most luxurious hotels in the world, ranked number six on the list of most luxurious hotels in the world, the Westin Excelsior, offering an authentic “Roman Emperor” experience, is not only a luxury hotel but also a precious reference point. With Empire-style furnishings, indoor pools inspired by Pompeian baths, and bohemian chandeliers, the Westin Excelsior has become a symbol of Italian luxury. It is also famous for its Café Doney, which often features opera singers as entertainment during Sunday brunch.
HOTEL PALMS CASINO RESORT, LAS VEGAS
We know Las Vegas is synonymous with fun, gambling and excess.
The Palms reflects this very well in its modern facilities and luxurious rooms.
One of its great attributes is the impressive view of Las Vegas that it offers us. But it’s not all…
It’s SUPER popular with America’s most famous celebrities and businessmen.
It has a movie theater where many Hollywood movie premieres have been made.
Its concert hall and casino have a recording studio to shoot scenes for movies and series.
A restaurant that combines art and fine cuisine.
In addition, he had his own Playboy Club until 2012.
The Empathy Suite at the Palms Casino Resort went viral in 2019 for its design by Damien Hirst, where art is the protagonist, and for its scandalous price of €88,000 per night.
And you have to book at least TWO NIGHTS.
Hirst has created six exclusive works for this room.
Accommodation includes a 24-hour butler.
Driver during the stay.
VIP tickets to the hotel shows.
HOTEL KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI, THAILAND
If your luxurious getaway is in Asia and you want to disconnect and relax, then the Kamalaya is the temple that your mind and body need.
It is in the middle of a jungle, so the atmosphere is quite exotic from the outset.
They have unique rooms and villas that can be with:
Views of the Gulf of Thailand.
Views of the green jungle.
In addition, it is designed to be a stay with a purpose, which is why they offer different programs such as:
Relaxation and renewal.
To find emotional balance.
And MANY others like it.
It depends on what program and type of room or villa; prices and amenities will increase, but the least you can expect to stay here is a private yoga room and LOTS of green space to lose yourself and find yourself.
HOTEL THE RITZ CARLTON WOLFSBURG, GERMANY
Wolfsburg is home to the Volkswagen headquarters, the Porsche, or the historic Wolfsburg castle, and also one of the most luxurious hotels in Germany: the Ritz Carlton, from the Marriott family.
It is NOT one of the most expensive in the world, but it IS one of the most desirable spaces in the city, not only to stay in but also to:
Disconnect in the spa.
And, of course, taste their dishes in their Michelin-star restaurant with two spaces set in the element of land and the element of water. At the same time, it has an American-style bar, a relaxation room, and a privileged terrace to enjoy sunny days.
An awakening of the senses!
Its rooms are bright and designed to make you feel at home in a neutral and welcoming environment and privileged city views.
The most expensive suite can reach 520 euros per night.
HOTEL RANCHO VALENCIA RESORT & SPA, CALIFORNIA
Valencia, but not the Turia.
We are talking about Rancho Valencia, located in California, United States.
It has nothing to do with the elegance of the Plaza, but it offers luxury from another perspective.
Its beautiful facilities make it one of California’s most exclusive places to celebrate weddings.
But it also offers:
Day trips by boat.
In general, the decor is very Tex-Mex in style. Although La Casa Valencia, the main one, combines the Mexican style with the Moroccan style to create a delight to the eye.
The other locations available are:
The Spa House.
If like me, food is your thing, you should know that you can organize private dinners inside your chosen house or in its luxury restaurant.
Although the most popular, according to its visitors, is its delicious cocktails, especially by the pool.
A night at Rancho Valencia can cost just under €2,500.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL, HONG KONG
The impressive views of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor are one of the reasons that make this a privileged place to stay in this city.
In addition, it is a mere 0.1km from the city center, a truly convenient location to walk around the WHOLE city.
By staying at this hotel, you have access to the following:
High-class restaurants and bars.
The Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong was Pierre’s headquarters. Chef Pierre Gagnaire’s first restaurant in Hong Kong was awarded a Michelin star.
If you want to stay in their rooms and suites, the most luxurious can cost almost €1,000 per night.
THE INN HOTEL IN LITTLE WASHINGTON, VIRGINIA
The luxury of this hotel can be breathed in every corner, in its 23 rooms and suites.
But, without a doubt, the space that stands out the most is its restaurant, managed by Patrick O’Connell.
This restaurant is a creditor of not one or two but three Michelin stars. Also, five Forbes stars and five AAA diamonds.
What can you expect from this restaurant? An exquisite selection of dishes typical of American cuisine, with a French influence. All this in an environment as charming as it is sophisticated.
But, if you decide to stay, what can you get?
Welcome cocktail for all guests upon arrival.
Complimentary valet parking.
Guaranteed reservation for dinner each night.
Bulgari bath products.
Room service 24 hours.
And, depending on the room or suite you choose, you can enjoy everything from just over €800 to even €4,000.
The famous London set designer Joyce Evans has designed each of its great spaces.
HOTEL ACQUALINA RESORT, MIAMI
Three pools face the sea.
These are some of the comforts you can get when staying at the Acqualina Resort, located in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami.
If you are looking for a Caribbean experience with the luxuries and comfort of the American elite, this is your place.
You can book a night from €670 to €6,000.
The main villa has a Mediterranean style, while all the rooms and suites have a clean and minimalist design, where neutral tones such as cream, beige and white are the protagonists.
And they give you the pleasure of waking up looking at the sea.
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ON THE PRIVATE ISLAND OF VOAHVAH, MALDIVES
Looking to disconnect but REALLY disconnect?
Well, the Four Seasons in Voahvah offers you the opportunity to get away from it for a few days in a natural and remote desert.
This hotel is located among jungle vegetation, surrounded by white beaches and crystal clear waters, and ALL of this is within reach of its guests.
In addition, as a guest of this hotel, you can enjoy a trip to discover the benefits of this island aboard the Voavah Summer, your 19-meter private luxury yacht of elegance and comfort.
This island can be reached by private plane and boats, such as yachts.
The decorations are Boho-Chic style, all a step away from the fine sand, with sea views, and some with a private pool and gym.
The prices for lodging can be from €1,000 per night.