In a time of austerity and budget cuts it can be hard to imagine life in the glitz and glamour of luxury hotel stays! For those who wish to treat themselves to a lavish slice of luxury, whether that includes location, service or architecture you can be sure to find the best of luxury hotels here. We recommend the top luxury hotels from around the world.
New York City
One for the traditionalists; the Jane Hotel in New York offers guests a historical masterpiece with the century old hotel magnificently converted and renovated in the style of traditional maritime ship cabins. You’ll find cosy wood panelled rooms with unique period features and even a manually operated elevator.
Uniquely created to appeal to both business travellers and the motorbike enthusiasts of the Midwest; this conversion from a 100 year old warehouse has led to the development of one of the most stylish luxury hotels – the Iron Horse Hotel. Kitted out with authentic wooden floors and brick walls, the rustic hotel appeals to a broad spectrum of visitors.
Deep in the heart of one of America’s most historical towns, the Hotel Monaco Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia pays tribute to the local history and heritage. Built on the site of the outbreak to the Civil War in 1861, the hotel is designed and styled with homages to the great US leaders of Washington and Lincoln with elegant and sophisticated furnishings.
The vibrant El Cortez Cabana Suites brings a unique element of funk and style to the Las Vegas strip. Fusing art deco style with the traditional glamour of Vegas, the hotel boasts swanky and stylish interiors with decadent furnishings and features. You can be certain of an unforgettable stay here.
A touch of paradise off the coast of Brazil, the DPNY Beach Hotel offers everything you could ever want from a relaxing beach holiday. A tropical themed décor can be found across the hotel’s 70 luxury suites with giant king size canopy beds guaranteeing a perfect night’s sleep.
The Nicaraguan capital of Managua houses the spectacular Hotel Contempo. Forged by the amalgamation of three traditional 1950s houses, the hotel offers stylish furnishings and amenities and luxury facilities. Found in the picturesque suburb of Las Praderas nearby attractions include the colonial town of Granada and the magnificent MontiBelli Nature Reserve.
The stunningly designed Hotel Habita in Monterrey gives visitors to this area of Mexico an unforgettable holiday experience. Bathed in warmth and light from floor to ceiling windows the hotel is furnished with a stark and minimalist feel with calming black and white décor. The luxurious rooftop pools provide the perfect place to relax.
A highly regarded, traditional country house hotel in the charming and picturesque Lake District, the Gilpin Lodge provides guests with a luxurious and elegant stay. Lavish furnishings and facilities can be found indoors whilst the extensive grounds feature a croquet lawn and roof terrace.
One of the most vibrant and stylish hostels in the world, the elegant Parisian boutique Oops is filled with quirky features and cosmopolitan style from electric pink walls to murals. Perfect for sharing experiences with fellow backpackers Oops is shut for 5 hours during the day encouraging you to get out an explore this incredible city.
An elegantly renovated traditional tenement dating back to 1890, the boutique B&B at Millers64 off Leith Walk in Edinburgh provides exceptional accommodation to any visitor. Packed with period features with a touch of far east fusion Millers64 is a friendly and vibrant welcome to the Scottish capital.