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What are the most exclusive luxury hotels in Italy and in the world?

Luxury hotels are a guarantee in terms of hospitality, services and comforts reserved for their guests: let is find out which and where are the most exclusive and luxurious hotels in Italy and in the world


Luxury hotels are a guarantee in terms of hospitality and comfort reserved for their guests. Both in Italy and in the world, there are some that stand out for the beauty of the locations, the services offered and the quality of the rooms: let's find out which ones and where are the most exclusive and luxurious hotels in Italy and in the world.


The most luxurious Italian hotels

Luxury Hotel: the best in Italy - Santandrea Luxury Houses Being hosted in a real luxury hotel is a possibility for a few, but also an experience to try at least once. The services and comforts offered to guests by these hotels are truly exclusive, and in some cases unique. Luxury hotels guarantee maximum relaxation in breathtaking locations, as well as elegant interiors and a very high quality treatment when it comes to food. But where to choose which luxury hotel for your holiday? After having already presented the best destinations for a luxury holiday in Italy, we will also try to help you in choosing hotels, with a list of the ten most luxurious hotels in Italy.

  • Galleria Vik (Milan) - This luxurious five-star hotel is located inside the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a few steps from the Duomo of Milan, and includes 89 rooms and suites designed and furnished by 40 international designers, but also works by more than 90 contemporary artists, thus representing a real hotel-museum.
  • Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti (Pinzolo) - Moving from the city to the peaks of the mountains, we find this luxurious hotel nestled in the Dolomites, very close to the most beautiful ski slopes in Italy and including a spa and gourmet restaurant, which offers reinterpretations of traditional dishes from Trentino Alto Adige.
  • Hotel Danieli (Venice) - Choosing just one luxury hotel in Venice is really difficult, but this hotel, located in Riva degli Schiavoni, offers a unique view of the Grand Canal and the islands to its guests, who stay in extremely luxurious suites and also decorated with Murano glass candelabra, while the Danieli Terrace Restaurant is the best for a dinner accompanied by the sunset over the Lagoon.
  • Mandarin Oriental (Blevio) - Lake Como is one of the most exclusive luxury destinations in Italy and this five-star plus hotel, housed in a historic residence, also includes the Michelin Restaurant L˜ARIA and everything you need to get relaxed (floating pool, indoor pool with jacuzzi and the largest luxury spa on Lake Como).
  • Relais Borgo Santo Pietro (Chiusdino) - Going down to Tuscany, we find one of the most luxurious facilities in Italy, with an estate of twelve hectares and its starred restaurant, the Meo Modo, where you can dine in the magnificent setting of the Tuscan countryside after a day in the holistic wellness center reserved for guests.
  • Four Seasons Hotel (Florence) - We remain in Tuscany, but in the city context of Florence, the beating heart of the Italian artistic heritage, where this luxury hotel offers guests the largest private garden in the city, the spa and the private swimming pool, as well as rooms equipped with a terrace overlooking the center of Florence for meals so exclusive as to be unforgettable.
  • The St. Regis Rome (Rome) - Obviously also Rome, the capital, offers different solutions in the field of luxury hotels, but this hotel structure was born even in 1894, inside a historic building that includes the famous Ritz Hall (the first public ballroom of the Capital) and the picturesque staircase that leads to the elegant rooms.
  • Hotel Santa Caterina (Amalfi) - The Amalfi Coast is also one of the most luxurious destinations in Italy and, among the various options available, this luxury hotel offers the maximum in hospitality and elegance, in addition to the breathtaking views of the Gulf, the highest quality food (both at Glicine, with Michelin star, and at the Al Mare Restaurant), the exclusive terrace of the Beach Club and access to the private sea.
  • J.K. Place Capri (Capri) - We move a few kilometers to reach Capri, another ideal destination for a luxury holiday, we find this exclusive hotel, which offers elegant rooms and one of the best kitchens in the Gulf of Naples, but above all a location truly unique and unparalleled, on a literally postcard island.
  • Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo (Taormina) - For the last of the ten Italian hotels on our list, we remain on an island, but this time it is Sicily, where in the center of Taormina, we find this luxurious hotel that offers its guests a unique view, which goes from the bay to Etna, from its Literary Terrace, but also the Otto Geleng restaurant magabed by the Chef Roberto Toro, the spa surrounded by greenery and the splendid panoramic swimming pool.

The most expensive luxury hotels in the world

Luxury Hotel: most expensive in the world - Santandrea Luxury Houses For those who look for more particular destinations, or in any case outside Italy, we have collected the ten most exclusive and expensive luxury hotels in the world. This ranking is dominated by the USA, with five out of ten structures, but Europe and Asia are also represented: let's find out where.

    1. Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, USA) - The most expensive hotel in the world is Las Vegas, the City of Sin, but also of comfort and elegance, as the Empathy Suite of this hotel includes two bedrooms and some works of art by Damien Hirst, priced at around 100.000 dollars per night.
    2. The 13 (Macau, China) - We move to the other side of the world, to Macau, for the second most expensive hotel in the world, which includes the Villa de Stephen suite, which is 2.800 square meters large and also bookable at the cost of 100.000 dollars per night.
    3. Hotel President Wilson (Geneva, Switzerland) - For the third step of the podium we go to Europe, precisely on Lake Geneva, where a night in the Royal Penthouse Suite of the President Wilson Hotel costs about 80.000 dollars and offers guests twelve bedrooms, equipped with marble bathrooms and, for an extra fee, also a private chef and a butler.
    4. The Mark (New York, USA) - Also in the USA, precisely in New York, is this exclusive luxury hotel, where a suite costs about 75.000 dollars and includes a huge terrace that measures more than 200 square meters.
    5. Hotel Martinez (Cannes, France) - One of France's best-known luxury destinations is Cannes, where this ultra-luxurious hotel is located, whose penthouse costs around 65.000 dollars a night, as it includes four bedrooms and a 270-meter terrace.
    6. Hilltop Villa (Laucala Island, Fiji) - Let's move on to a more exotic location, the Fiji Islands, where a night in this luxury resort costs 64.000 dollars per night.
    7. Four Seasons Hotel (New York, USA) - In the Big Apple, and precisely in Manhattan, there is also this luxury hotel, where the most expensive room is the Ty Warner Penthouse (about 50.000 dollars per night), with its own private spa.
    8. Faena (Miami, USA) - Also in the United States, but in Miami, we find this exclusive hotel property, where the Penthouse Suite is priced at 50,000 dollars per night and includes an outdoor terrace with ocean views, as well as a private chef.
    9. Bvlgari Resort & Redicences (Dubai, UAE) - Let's move to the United Arab Emirates for this luxury hotel, located in the center of a fairytale white beach, with its Villa Dubai suite which costs around 42.000 dollars a night and also includes a garden, a beach, a swimming pool and three bedrooms.
    10. The Setai (Miami, USA) - The ranking of the ten most expensive luxury hotels in the world still closes in Miami, where it is possible to book a night on the 40th floor, in the attic of this exclusive structure, at the cost of about 41.300 dollars.

The luxury hotels beloved by VIPs in Italy

Luxury Hotel: beloved by VIPs in Italy - Santandrea Luxury Houses Obviously luxury hotels, for the services offered, but also for the staggering prices, are the ideal structures to meet some VIPs. Several movie, music and sports stars choose to stay in the most luxurious hotels during their world tours: let's find out together which are their favorites. Focusing on Italy and starting from Milan, the Park Hyatt Hotel has hosted pop stars such as Shakira and Lady Gaga over the years, during their tours in the beautiful country. Also in Milan is the Armani Hotel, loved by movie stars of the caliber of Leonardo Di Caprio and Tom Cruise. Also in Lombardy, on Lake Como, we find the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, loved by VIPs from all over the world, such as singer Gwen Stefani and actress Natalie Portman. Obviously, Venice and Rome are also two of the most popular destinations for celebrities.

Starting from the Serenissima, the luxury hotel Aman Canal Grande Venice hosted the wedding of George Clooney, while Belen Rodriguez often chooses the Hotel Danieli for her holidays in the lagoon. In the Eternal City, on the other hand, one of the favorite hotels for VIPs is the Hotel Hassler, chosen by David Beckham, Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow, but also the Parco Dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa has hosted international stars such as Michael Bublè and Italian actors such as Stefano Accorsi and Alessandro Siani. Two other locations loved by the stars are the Ligurian Portofino, with the Hotel Splendido, where pop star Madonna celebrated her fifty-first birthday, and Capri, where Carolina di Monaco and Charlotte Casiraghi prefer the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa in Anacapri. Finally, we get to Puglia for the luxurious Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano (Brindisi), the scene in 2012 of the wedding between Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel. In short, concerning luxury hotels, the only difficulty in Italy is to choose one.


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