Where to stay in style: the best 5 star luxury hotels in Venezuela
Lidotel Hotel Centro Lido: This five star hotel is located in the financial and commercial heart of Caracas, one of the city’s safest neighbourhoods. If you’re looking to visit the main museums and other sightseeing attractions, or are in Caracas on business, this is the ideal place to stay. The hotel has a private secure walkway linking it to the Centro Lido shopping centre, and also offers a fine dining restaurant and a spa.
Renaissance Caracas La Castellana Hotel: Located in La Castellana, one of the most exclusive business sectors of Caracas, this luxury hotel is close to plenty of restaurants, nightlife options and boutiques. Each room is equipped with LCD TVs, high speed internet, minibar, air conditioning and a safe. The hotel’s Mijao Asian Bistro serves an exciting fusion of Far Eastern and Indian cuisine. There’s also the Leaf Lounge bar, which offers classical and avant-garde cocktails, plus tapas.
Gran Melia Caracas: This five star deluxe hotel, in the exclusive Sabana Grande area, is just a few metres from the nearest subway station, so the cultural attractions of Caracas are within easy reach. The hotel offers several drinking and dining options, including Mediterranean, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Other features in this opulent hotel include a spa, swimming pools, and even a rooftop heliport, if that’s how you choose to arrive.
InterContinental Maracaibo: Located in Venezuela’s second largest city, the InterContinental Maracaibo offers tranquil beauty and modern conveniences. The hotel overlooks the Lake of Maracaibo and its majestic bridge, and is close to the city’s upmarket shopping areas, business and entertainment districts, and historic centre. The InterContinental also features a beautiful outdoor pool and a gourmet Italian restaurant.
Lidotel Hotel Boutique Valencia: The Lidotel is conveniently located in an upmarket area of Valencia, and even has its own secure private walkway connecting it to the nearby Sambil Valencia shopping centre. This luxury boutique hotel offers stylish and modern decor, first class amenities, signature Lidotel “royal beds” in every room, and full business facilities.