5. Park Hyatt, Australia
Overlooking the Sydney Opera House and downton skyline, Park Hyatt offers you a breathtaking view wherever you sit. Both Rihanna and Zac Efron have visited the Park Hyatt in the past.
Decorated with cream, chocolate and beige hues and carpeted with plush carpets, all 155 of the hotels rooms are spacious and offer contemporary luxury and harbourside living. The ensuite bathrooms are exceptional and come with complimentary Bergamote 22 fragrances.
The hotel’s signature minimalist décor style can be seen throughout the hotel. Hyatt Park is close to many galleries, luxury stores and museums that guests can explore. If you are planning on catching some sunrays you can make use of the outdoor rooftop with sun loungers, a jacuzzi and pool. There is also a gym that guests can use to keep fit and an onsite restaurant with 24 hour room service if you don’t want to eat at the restaurant.
The Spa aims to rejuvenate both your body and soul with their assorted range of treatments including aromatherapy, body massages and facials.
4. Cape Grace, South Africa
Beneath the towering Table Mountain and situated at the world-renowned V&A Waterfront, the Cape Grace Hotel offers a serene and luxurious stay. Matt Damon and Oprah Winfrey have both stayed here during their travels.
Staff at the Cape Grace Hotel encourage you to relax and unwind during your stay and wait on you hand and foot. Tea and coffee is offered in the morning with wake up calls and port and sherry is served every evening in the library. Use of the fitness area and hot spa area is available at Cape Grace Hotel. There are also different activities provided for the children including African story time and gingerbread decorating.
Each of the 120 rooms in the hotel tells a story. Uniquely designed and inspired by the beauty and charm of the South African and Cape Heritage. The rooms take the guests through a trip in time with the rare Cape Dutch antiques and other historical artifacts that decorate the room.
Guest must make sure to try out the onsite Bascule Bar, Afternoon Tea Café and Signal Restaurant. They offer delicious dishes made with a range of local flavors, a variety of treats and world-class whiskies and traditional wines. Dining here is truly an amazing experience.
Indulge in the Spa and experience the Kalahari Signature Massages, which will leave you feeling fresh and revived. Keep up your fitness in the fitness area during your stay or if you just want to relax make use of the relaxation room.
3. Ashford Castle, Ireland
Overlooking Ireland’s second largest lake and surrounded by lush green forests and mountains as far as the eye can see, its no wonder that celebrities come to Ashford Castle to unwind and relax.
What a list of exciting activities they have to offer! Whether you are an indoor person more into relaxing or an outdoor person ready to explore the surrounding area, there is something for everyone. Clay shooting, archery, traditional boat trips, tennis, kayaking, zip lining and horse riding are just the tip of the iceberg of what there is to do at Ashford Castle.
Celebrities like Pierce Brosnan, John Travolta and Barbra Streisand frequent the castle and it is often a retreat for royalty and dignitaries.
Restored to its historic splendor, it boasts over 80 lavish rooms and a hideaway cottage. This is one of Ireland’s top hotel destinations. The Ashford Castle was voted Irelands Best Hotel Spa in both 2016 and 2017, and its no wonder why. Its state of the art Spa and top of the range treatments are exceptional.
2. Burj Al Arab, UAE
Literally meaning ‘house of the Arab’, this 7-star hotel and has been consistently voted as the most luxurious hotel in the world.
The hotel is built in the style of a sail blowing in the wind on its own man-made island and connected to the mainland by a private bridge. Surrounding water parks and other facilities are at the disposal of guests staying at the Burj Al Arab.
Every suite at the Burj Al Arab enjoys 24-hour butler service and there is a butler’s desk on every floor. There are over 200 suites at the Burj Al Arab with both the rooms and the bathrooms elegantly designed and stocked with complimentary Hermés products.
Celebrities like Roger Federer and Selena Gomez have been seen here. One can agree this hotel is gorgeous!
The staff to room ratio is eight to one and the service is amazing. The hotel boasts of nine world-class bars and restaurants, five swimming pools, a private beach, a kids club and an excellent Spa and fitness facility.
The Spa has separate men and women’s facilities, both offering massages and facials with a mixture of modern techniques and traditional Arabian methods. The fitness facility is staffed with seasoned trainers who can assist you with whatever goals you would like to achieve during your stay.
1. Sunset Marquis Hotel and Villa, California
The Sunset Marquis Hotel has hosted celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Rolling Stones within its rooms. This 4.5 star hotel is situated near the Hollywood Bowl and Dolby Theater.
Set around the pool, the main building houses 100 rooms. 71 of which are one-bedroom suites. They are spacious and contemporarily designed, with almost every room sporting a private balcony or terrace. 52 villas are also located on the property, each offering a flexible assortment of rooms.
The hotel offers a range of courtesy services including a service for booking tours and tickets, baby-sitting and childcare services.
Guests can enjoy a massage or a facial at the Spa, lounge at the pool or a workout at the fitness center. Unwind over a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant or make use of the 24-hour room service. Drinks can be enjoyed at the indoor lounge bar or at the poolside bar.
The Nightbird Studios are housed in the hotel’s basement. This is where a number of artists like Rihanna, Stevie Wonder and Miley Cyrus have all recorded songs.