You probably don’t have tens of thousands of dollars to spend on a hotel room, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy reading about the decadences the filthy rich can enjoy. Keep reading to learn about eight of the world’s most luxurious hotels.
1. Burj Al Arab, or the Tower of the Arabs, is a sail-shaped hotel on an artificial island in Dubai. Inside of the hotel you can find a massive aquarium, rotating beds, on-call butlers and chauffeurs, and a submarine ride.
2. The Martinez Hotel in Cannes. Rent the penthouse suite at this hotel and you’ll have access to your own personal butler, limousine, and jacuzzi.
3. The Atlantis in the Bahamas. Located in the midst of a resort and marina, hotel rooms feature beautiful views, chandeliers, individual grand pianos, and, of course, an on-call butler.
4. The Peninsula, Hong Kong. You can be picked up at the airport by a chauffeur, or ride in on a helicopter. Rooms cost ten thousand dollars per night and come with all of the amenities, including an on-call butler and access to the hotel’s fleet of Rolls Royce cars.
5. Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul. This historical hotel has been around for five hundred years, but boasts all of modernity’s luxuries. Guests can enjoy the boat and helicopter services, or use the hotel as a relaxing base to explore beautiful Turkey and centuries of history.
6. The Ritz Carlton in Moscow. This gorgeous hotel is perfectly located to offer a breathtaking view of the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the Red Square. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the location, as well as libraries, grand pianos, heated floors, and a well-stocked bar.
7. The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo. Located in the bustling capitol of Japan, this hotel offers views of the Imperial Palace and everything that Japan has to offer. Guests can luxuriate with traditional tea service and entertainment, or enjoy the flat screen televisions and indoor pools.
8. The Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. The Four Seasons have been a key part of NYC’s charm for decades. Visitors can retreat from the city’s sounds and chaos to enjoy an indoor waterfall, grand piano, spa treatment, personal trainer, butler, world class restaurant, or the stunning view of New York City.
The next time you’re on vacation, just pretend that your motel room comes with a private butler or grand piano. You might miss having an underwater aquarium in your hotel’s restaurant, but you won’t be sorry that you’re avoiding the ten to twenty thousand dollar bill that comes with this hotel rooms.