10 Best Luxury Hotels in the World
Castello di Casole, Italy
A cypress-lined road leads to this stunning hotel on a Tuscan estate with its 41 rustic suites. Its Essere Spa features special treatment rooms with massages including orange and basil essential oils.
Nayara Hotel, Spa and Gardens, Costa Rica
This hotel is famous for visitors taking on some active pursuits including white-water rafting and kayaking on the famous Lake Arenal. The 50 villas have spacious decks with some containing hot tubs.
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
This hotel is based in the beautiful countryside of Matauri Bay where the main draw is for golfers but there are also tennis courts and secluded swimming beaches with a spectacular spa.
This hotel sits on its own 50-acre island near the beautiful city of Udaipur. All premiere rooms have private pools and terraces but nine face the hotel’s 40-acre nature reserve where you can spot peacocks and deer.
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest
The Four Seasons had this 1906 Art Nouveau landmark restored into a grand property with many rooms facing the Danube River while guests can also marvel the gorgeous lobby.
The Peninsula, Hong Kong
This hotel is certainly glamourous with electronic controls for rooms, lighting and music but the impressive feature is the unbelievably beautiful views of Victoria Harbour.
Cavas Wine Lodge, Argentina
Found in the middle of a working vineyard you won’t be far away from a good Argentinian wine. Dine al fresco at the hotel restaurant and enjoy staying in the contemporary casitas.
Cape Grace, South Africa
This Cape Town hotel is based on its own private quay and has rooms with sumptuous interiors and fourth-floor rooftop terrace rooms with views of Table Mountain.
Stafford London by Kempinski, London
This tasteful hotel has rooms with traditional décor in the main house, country flair in the Carriage House and sprawling modern suites at Stafford Mews and has the first-class Lyttleton restaurant that focuses on hearty British cooking.
Wardorf Astoria, Chicago
Located on the first 27 floors in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood this sophisticated hotel has white marble floors and a platinum and champagne colour scheme throughout the hotel’s spacious rooms.