A hotel maybe any establishment that provides paid accommodation on a short-term basis but the level of comfort varies and that is what distinguishes one from another. Some hotels are like heaven on earth with ‘out of this world’ facilities, situated at great locations. If you have an unlimited budget looking for a premium lodging experience anywhere in the world, here are the ten best hotels in 2017.
10. BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI at $17,500 per night
This is a famous architectural wonder and is the forth tallest hotel in the world but ironically 39% of the hotel is made up of nonoccupiable space. The shape of this building is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. It has a helipad and is also called ‘The Pregnant Building’. This building was designed by Tom Wright.
9. HOTEL PLAZA ATHENÈE in FRANCE at $27,000 per night
This is a historic luxury hotel located in Paris near the Champs-Elysèes and Eiffel Tower. The Royal Suite is the largest hotel room in Paris, with 450 square meters.
8. PALMS CASINO RESORT in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA at $35,000 per night
This is a hotel plus casino bearing 653 rooms and suites and has a recording studio, Michelin starred restaurant and a concert-theater. The resort is styled in a modern, neo-retro fashion. The fantasy tower is famous for its night life venues like, moon night club, rain nightclub and suites like sky villa and fantasy suites. There is a Ditch Friday’s, which is a pool party with live DJs every Friday and a pearl concert theater is a 3-level concert venue which can seat 1000 to 2500 people.
7. GRAND HYATT CANNES HOTEL MARTINEZ in CANNES, FRANCE at $35,700 per night
The hotel is famous with an art styled décor located on the Croisette at Cannes. You can enjoy the scenic view of the southern French city from the hotel. Part of its exclusive features include guests having the luxury of personal jacuzzis overlooking the Bay of Cannes. It opened on 20 February in the year 1929 by a noble ancient Italian family of Sicilian origin. The Hotel Martinez, as it was called before, survived the World War II despite occupation by French Army, Italian Army, etc.
6. GRAND RESORT LAGONISSI ROYAL VILLA in ATHENS, GREECE at $40,000 per night
A very extravagant hotel located on the Athenian Rivera, it has 10 restaurants, 197 rooms and 76 suites and offers concierge facilities like helicopter lifts, yacht hire, chauffeur-driven limousines for its distinguished guests.
5. LAUCALA ISLAND RESORT HILLTOP ESTATE at $40,000 per night
This resort is located on 3,500 acres on its own island in the Archipelago of Fiji, Laucala Island. It is a 5 star hotel with amenities like free wifi, swimming pool, room service, bar lounge, beaches, etc. the review of this hotel are all positive many praised it calling ‘the apex of the world’.
4. RAJ PALACE HOTEL-PRESIDENTIAL SUITE, JAIPUR at $43,000 per night
This hotel is located in Rajasthan, India and is a place that is more than 2.5 centuries old, converted into a grand heritage hotel. Thus building was built in 1727 and is still being inhabited by 16th generation descendent and present owner Princess Jayendra Kumari. This building opened as a heritage hotel in August. Museum suites were also created. Present general manager of the hotel is Mrs. Ankur Rara Jethila.
3. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, NEW YORK at $50,000 per night
The hotel was started in January 1989 and it was planned to have a main tower of 46 stories and a smaller tower of 20 stories with a total of 400 rooms. The rooms are exotic, having 360-degree ceiling views, gold and platinum weave fabrics amongst other features.
2. HOTEL PRESIDENT WILSON, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND at $65,000 per night
This hotel is situated in the Geneva and Nevada after the 28th president of the US, Woodrow Wilson. This is located near the UN building on Lake Geneva. The Royal Penthouse is considered the world’s most expensive suit at 65,000$ per night. The beautiful view of Swiss Alps is offered from this hotel. It is a 12 bedroom suite and occupies the entire 8th floor and many famous people like Bill Clinton, have been hosted in this hotel.
1. LOVER’S DEEP, ST. LUCIA at $175,000 per night
This is the most expensive hotel in the list, Oliver’s Travels “Lover’s Deep” Luxury Submarine is once in a life time experience of spending some time with your loved one in deep blue sea. It provides an underwater view of the entire marine world from thick, safe, airtight windows. All the colors of the rainbow would be concentrated in the schools of fish and other aquatic life. The suggested embarking point is st. Lucia. This is one of the most beautiful and unforgettable experiences one could have in a life time. But the fact that it is not affordable for the middle class people is not to be forgotten here. It is quite heavy on the pockets or seemingly unaffordable as one night’s stay here in thus hotel costs almost $175,000 with food and other amenities.