20 of the Most Luxurious Hotels in the World

If you’re into travelling in comfort and style, these 20 hotels provide that…and then some! Read on to find which hotels around the world offer the most luxurious stays for your next vacation.

Maybe you love living the good life or you’re just envious of those who do. In either case, check out these over the top hotel around the world that are guaranteed to make you feel like royalty!

1. Hotel President Wilson in Geneva

This hotel is home to the largest suite in Europe at 1,680 sq meters. The Royal Penthouse Suit costs $80,000 a night and comes with its own round-the-clock chef and butler. The hotel rooms boast  a stunning view of Lake Geneva and offer all the state-of-the-art facilities you’d want from a hotel – exquisite dining, fitness center, and lounges.

2. The Mardan Palace Hotel in Turkey

A 5 Star masterpiece, the Mardan Palace stands tall next to Antalya’s sprawling beach. It’s one of the most luxurious hotels in all of Europe with a pool large enough to hold up to 1,000 guests at a time. That’s almost as big as a small lake!

3. Burj al Arab in Dubai

Synonymous with opulence and luxury, the Burj al Arab in Dubai offers 202 luxurious suites, its own private beach, pick-and-drop services featuring Rolls Royce, nine world class restaurants and bars and of course, a butler service to cater to all your needs.

4. The Mark Hotel in New York City

New York is home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The Mark Hotel is no different, it offers you a sprawling view of Central Park and an old world glamour combined with new world amenities. Their apartment suite starts at $101,911 a night!

5. The Boulders in Arizona

The Boulders is a hotel resort like no other. It blends in as one with nature with extravagant 12-million year old rock formations that frame the resort. It’s spread across 1,300 acres of the Sonoran Desert and offers its guests the chance to connect with nature whether it is through relaxing at their grand spas or by exploring the surrounding landscape of possibilities.

6. Raj Palace in India

Fancy living like a Maharaja for a night? The Raj Palace in Jaipur, India is where you should be setting your sights. As the world’s leading heritage hotel, it’s home to one of the largest and most expensive suits in Asia. Live like a king for a night among its tasteful ethnic décor and feast on the extravagant local and international cuisine available.

7. Hotel Majestic in Barcelona  

Offering trademark luxury to guests since 1918, this hotel in the heart of Barcelona offers its guests the opportunity to explore the famous architecture Barcelona is known for, as well as enjoy the height of pampering inside the hotel’s luxurious facilities.

8. The Westin Excelsior in Rome

This hotel is located in an actual palace! Promising you the height of luxury, this 5 star hotel is one of the hottest stops for luxury in Europe. It offers guests the chance to feel like a Roman Emperor while offering chic facilities in over 281 rooms.  

9. The Plaza in New York City

A staple in the world of luxury hotels, the Plaza has been serving its guests since 1907. Its iconic location on Fifth Avenue continues to exude elegance. This sprawling hotel offers a whopping 102 luxurious suites with beautifully finished woodwork and exquisite art all meant to transport you to the glitz of old world glamour.

10. Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi

As the second most expensive hotel in the world, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi defines itself as an unrivaled Arabian fantasy. It boasts 394 luxurious rooms with a 1.3km beach right next door, pools, and a private marina overlooking the bay. Whether you want a luxurious getaway, or a business trip to remember – this is the definite contender!

11. The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas might stay in Vegas but where should you stay? The answer is of course, the legendary Palms resort. Located in the heart of Los Vegas, it offers guests some of the most spectacular views in the city. Adding a unique twist to rooms, the Fantasy Tower in the Palms offers themed rooms to turn a regular vacation into something out of your wildest dreams!

12. The Mandarin Oriental in Shanghai

A five star hotel designed to give you the best of modern luxury, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai is resort that offers guests tasteful décor, stunning views from its floor-to-ceiling windows, and the opportunity to explore local and international artistic culture in its very own Gallery.

13. St. Regis in Mauritius

If a tropical vacation is up your alley, then this is the resort for you! Situated along gorgeous ivory beaches glistening with turquoise water, this is nature’s haven away from the mess of everyday life. Unwind among the gorgeous sites, with offerings such as a private cinema, a spa, and its very own tennis court!

14. Grand Resort Lagonissi in Athens

This 5 star grand resort claims to be the epitome of indulgence. Offering services uniquely tailored to the guest’s requests, this resort aims to make your stay effortlessly luxurious. Choose from a selection of sea facing rooms to give you views to remember and unwind amid the natural beauty while taking advantage of all the food and relaxation the resort has to offer.

15. Laucula Island Resort in Fiji

Lacula Island takes the term ‘resort’ to another level. A private island nestled in the tropics among coconut trees, sandy beaches, and breathtaking mountains, this is a place where you forget the world outside and make the 3,500 acres of exclusive land for the resort your own.

16. Hotel Cala di Volpe in Costa Smeralda

In the heart of a lush Mediterranean landscape, this hotel is modeled after a fishing village set to provide guests with an authentic experience of the luxury lifestyle combined with effortless grace of natural beauty.

17. Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine in St. Lucia

This is luxury like you’ve never experienced before – underwater! Guests can expect to board this ship off the coast of St. Lucia for an experience of a lifetime. With your private chef and butler, champagne soaked breakfast and soundproof rooms as you cruise underwater, this is the kind of once in a lifetime experience luxury lovers shouldn’t miss!

18. The Royal Mansour in Marrakech

This hotel was originally commissioned by King Mohammed V which explains the grandeur in its design. Gold plated walls, bespoke furnishing and marble blend together to give off the vibe that you’re living in the quarters of royalty!

19. Shangri-La Bosphorus in Istanbul

Located in the middle of Besiktas, this hotel offers a gorgeous view of the Bosphorus Strait with over 180 chandelier decked rooms and suites. Promising enchanting luxury and the best of the culinary world, the Shangri-La-Bosphorus hotel is “the sanctuary you have been seeking”.

20. Faena Hotel in Miami

The Faena Hotel was designed by the infamous Baz Luhrmann and his wife. The hotel reflects the glamor Luhrmann is known for and promises to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. With a penthouse worth $67,932 a night, this hotel takes luxury to another level! 

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