The Top 100 Hotels in the World 2017

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The Top 100 Hotels in the World 2017 The Top 100 Hotels in the World 2017 This year’s list of the best 100 hotels – which include exclusive safari lodges, urban sanctuaries, and family-friendly beach resorts – will inspire some serious wanderlust. At least, he followed their lead by checking himself in to the Brando, an all-villa private-island resort in French Polynesia this past March. Turns out, our readers had a similar need for some R&R – this year, they voted the property the second best in the entire world.…

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Fairytale in Germany: 10 Enchanting Castles You Can Stay In

Germany-Castle

Fairytale in Germany: 10 Enchanting Castles You Can Stay In Nestled in beautiful landscapes, there are over twenty thousand castles which overlook valleys, mountains, and the river Rhine. The abundance of these grand fortresses is a result of Germany’s historic geographical split into states, seeing many battles and feuds amongst them. The castles tend to be situated in isolated countryside, and boast uninterrupted views in addition to layered histories. Generous in romantic sensibilities and fairy-tale like qualities, it is no wonder stories such as the Sleeping Beauty were set in…

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Luxury Hotel

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What is the meaning / definition of Luxury Hotel in the hospitality industry? A Luxury Hotel is considered a hotel which provides a luxurious accommodation experience to the guest. There are no set standards (such as stars) for luxury hotels. Often 4 or 5 star hotels describe themselves as ‘luxury’. Here is a selection of characteristics a luxury hotel should feature: ✓ Allow an easy, simple and intelligent planning and booking process ✓ Fast, easy, discreet Checkin & Checkout ✓ The room offered is exact what a guest wanted (in…

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel

The Most Expensive Suite at Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel Built on a man-made island in the Arabian Gulf, Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah was designed to exude luxury in every way. With its distinctive shape inspired by a dhow sail, the hotel incorporates a stunning array of sumptuous materials, including over 21,000 square feet of 24K-gold leaf, thirty different types of marble (among them rare Statuario marble, which was used by Michelangelo in his masterpieces), custom-made carpets from South Africa and India, chandeliers from the U.K., and locally…

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The Penthouse at The Setai, South Beach, Miami

The Penthouse at The Setai, South Beach, Miami

The Penthouse has four bedrooms (two of them kingsize), four bathrooms, two living rooms, a music room, and on the terrace there’s a pool and jacuzzi. It can be yours (for a night) for just $30,000 (and if you really like it, you can buy one for a cool $15 m). Inside Look: Suite Summer at The Setai For the truly discerning traveler, only the absolute best is to be expected. Measuring over 1,500 square feet in size, each of our well-appointed Tower Suites present a melding of space and…

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Palms Casino Resort Hotel, Las Vegas

Palms Casino Resort Hotel, Las Vegas

For most of us choosing where to stay when we travel is a balance of budget, location and facilities. Imagine for a second that money was of no concern and allow yourself to follow us on a tour of accommodations that far surpass the term holiday rental. Here are the 15 most expensive hotels you could choose to drop your bags, admire the view and roll around on bedsheets fit for a king. Palms Casino Resort Hotel, Las Vegas Vegas Baby! Let’s face it, if you’re going to do Vegas,…

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Delana Hilltop Estate, Laucala Island, Fiji

Delana Hilltop Estate, Laucala Island, Fiji

For most of us choosing where to stay when we travel is a balance of budget, location and facilities. Imagine for a second that money was of no concern and allow yourself to follow us on a tour of accommodations that far surpass the term holiday rental. Here are the 15 most expensive hotels you could choose to drop your bags, admire the view and roll around on bedsheets fit for a king. Delana Hilltop Estate, Laucala Island, Fiji You don’t need an invite to stay at this top-of-the-island nest,…

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The Grand Penthouse at The Mark, New York

The Grand Penthouse at The Mark, New York

For most of us choosing where to stay when we travel is a balance of budget, location and facilities. Imagine for a second that money was of no concern and allow yourself to follow us on a tour of accommodations that far surpass the term holiday rental. Here are the 15 most expensive hotels you could choose to drop your bags, admire the view and roll around on bedsheets fit for a king. The Grand Penthouse at The Mark, New York Designed by Jacques Grange and situated over the top…

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World’s Most Expensive Hotels

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It should come as no surprise that the world’s richest man, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, has been to two of the world’s most expensive hotels-Fr-gate Island Private in the Seychelles and Fiji’s The Wakaya Club. It helps to be a billionaire (or at least a millionaire) to be able to afford a stay there. For the past two years, Forbes.com has been tracking the most expensive hotel suites in the world, but this year we decided to do something slightly different. Instead of looking at the most expensive penthouses and…

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