Besides transportation, lodging is another important thing that you need to prepare when on vacation. Today, there are so many types of lodging that you can choose from hostels, hotels, guest houses, to villas. In addition to the distribution based on type, lodging can also be distinguished according to the stars and prices. All depends on the facilities and services they offer.
Here will discuss some of the hotels that get the title of the most luxurious in the world. The following hotels have the best buildings, facilities and services. Therefore, it is not surprising that the 8 most luxurious hotels in the world offer quite fantastic prices with extraordinary facilities.
1. The Mark Hotel, New York
Formerly, this building is a Renaissance Revival style apartment (classic Italian) that was founded in 1927. Then, Izak Senbahar owner of the Alexico Group took ownership of The Mark Hotel. Together with French interior designer, Jacques Grange, the hotel underwent renovation in 2008. Come to 25 E 77th St., New York, to see the luxury of The Mark Hotel.
This hotel in New York is quite popular with the most expensive suite type rooms in the world, which is around IDR 1.07 billion per night. This fantastic price is certainly commensurate with the facilities provided, namely a penthouse equipped with a large living room with a grand piano. Not to forget the direct access to the terrace on the rooftop and the room service menu service that will be served directly by chef from France, Jean-Georges.
2. Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul
Shangri-La Bosphorus at Sinanpaşa Mah., Hayrettin İskelesi Sk. No. 1, Istanbul is known as one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. With a rental fee of around IDR 330 million per night, you can enjoy the magnificent suite of Shangri-La Istanbul suites which occupy the top floor of the hotel. Each room has three private terraces with views of the Istanbul landscape.
In addition to room facilities, Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel also provides fairly complete public facilities. Starting from salons, spa services, doctor on duty, childcare, to limousine services you are entitled to get if you stay at a hotel that received the Best New Hotels in the World award from Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2014.
3. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
Only 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, precisely on Saadiyat Island, you can find the magnificent building of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. The architectural design carries a Mediterranean theme with a contemporary interior. There are four types of rooms that you can choose, namely Superior, Superior Sea View, Premium Sea View, and St. Regis Suites.
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is very famous for its luxurious suites. Consisting of two floors, St. Regis Suites is equipped with a private butler, private pool, playroom, to private cinema facilities. The main bedroom is on the ground floor with direct views facing the sea. Per night, St. Regis Suites charges around IDR 471 million.
4. Mandarin Oriental, Shanghai
If you want to see the view of Shanghai City from a hotel room, Mandarin Oriental can be the right choice. One of the most luxurious hotels in the world is in Pudong, an area in Shanghai that is full of skyscrapers. The best rooms offered by Mandarin Oriental are the Presidential Suite types located on the 25th floor.
The Presidential Suite Room consists of two bedrooms equipped with a private wine cellar, kitchen facilities, dining room, garden, to private butler. Interestingly, guests of the Presidential Suite room can check-in and check-out flexibly for up to 24 hours. To stay in this room type, you need to prepare around IDR 353 million per night.
5. Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Different from most hotels that carry a minimalist concept in its interior design, the Burj Al Arab Hotel actually dares to use striking colors like red, gold, and purple. The luxury of the facilities and services offered by this hotel also has produced various awards, one of which is the World’s Luxury Hotel version of the World Travel Awards in 2015.
The most luxurious room offered is a suite type hearing rate of around IDR 360 million per night. In this 780 square meter room, you will find an elevator that connects space between floors, a private cinema room, a library, to a personal butler. If you want to see the luxury of the Burj Al Arab, you can come to Jumeirah Street, United Arab Emirates.
6. The Connaught Hotel, London
The luxury of The Connaught Hotel you will immediately feel when you set foot in the lobby. In addition to luxury in interior design, the most luxurious hotel services in the world often get praise from tourists. No wonder, if The Connaught Hotel has won the Best Hotel of the Year award in the Food & Travel Reader Awards. If interested, you can visit the hotel in Carlos Pl, Mayfair, London.
Of the various types of rooms offered by The Connaught Hotel, the Apartment Suite type is the most popular. The room is dominated by blue with various shades on the furniture. Combined with long corridors, hanging lamps and large windows, The Apartment Suite looks so luxurious and comfortable. To spend the night in this room, the hotel charges around IDR 320 million.
7. Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris
When visiting Paris, the Eiffel Tower is certainly the main destination for tourists. Now, you can spend more time seeing the icon of Paris by staying at the Plaza Athenee Hotel located at 25 Avenue Montaigne. This classic style hotel has a Royal Suite room type that offers direct views overlooking the Eiffel Tower.
With an area of 450 square meters, the Royal Suite Hotel Plaza Athenee is the largest hotel room in Paris. The IDR 360 million room is equipped with four bedrooms and a private kitchen. The interior of the room was specially designed by world-renowned designer, Marie-José Pommereau, with a variety of antique furniture and Paris-style artwork.
8. The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Built in 1906, The Westin Excelsior is one of the oldest hotels in Rome, Italy. The location is on Via Vittorio Veneto, a fairly famous area in Rome. Lodging at The Westin Excelsior is divided into three types, namely Deluxe Room, Grandluxe Room, and Suites.
Suites type itself is divided into several types, namely Junior Suite, Grandluxe Suite, Via Veneto Suite, Imperial Suite, and Villa La Cupola. One of the most expensive suites is Villa La Cupola at a price of around IDR 396 million per night. This 1,098 square meter room is equipped with a private fitness room, sauna, jacuzzi pool, to an elevator that connects the floors.
With these extraordinary facilities, it’s no wonder that the 8 hotels above are dubbed as the most luxurious hotels in the world. If you are curious about the luxury offered, there is no harm in saving money to be able to spend the night in one of the hotels above. Certainly, your vacation experience will be even more fun and unforgettable!