Live in luxury: the seven best 7 star hotels

Officially, the system of rating hotels is limited to five stars, but in the world there are several hotels, about which usually say “seven-star”. Often this is either a marketing ploy of the hotel, or beautiful description, made by the journalists, but when you look at the numbers it’s hard to disagree that the level of luxury in such places is off the charts. We decided to find out where are these hotels and that they appreciate so highly.

Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE

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The cost per night for 1 person: from 111 447 rubles

The first hotel in the world, the description of which sounded phrase about semidistance. “Borg El Arab” (translated as “the Arab tower”) was started in 1994 and was opened on 1 December 1999 and then to each room came equipped with its own Butler.

The building itself is in the sea on an artificial island connected to the mainland via the bridge. The hotel has its own helipad. On one of the upper floors is also located the restaurant “al Muntaha” (“Higher”).

In the lobby you can find all the signs of luxury: a unique mosaic on the floor, a huge aquarium in the walls, a stepped fountain with lights. The atrium lobby of the hotel the highest in the world: the ceiling is at a height of 180 meters. The interiors of about 8,000 square meters of 22-carat gold leaf.

The standard rooms in the “Burj El Arab” no. Each consists of two floors, the smallest occupies an area of 170 m2, and the largest is 780 m2. All rooms are equipped with the latest technology and design. A distinctive feature — huge floor to ceiling Windows, which offer views of the sea.

According to the official website, “Borg El Arab” — a five star Deluxe hotel. But we all know what he informally give seven stars.

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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The cost per night for 1 person: from 34 935 rubles

This “Palace, not a hotel”, as he has positioned himself opened in 2005 to showcase to the world the luxury of Arab culture. “Emirates Palace” is on a private beach surrounded by 85 hectares of gardens and lawns. A large patterned dome of the main building, lined inside with real gold.

In the hotel’s 394 rooms, including 302 — ordinary (although the word here is not very suitable, the comfort level still is very different even from the usual five stars), and the remaining suites. Most suites are decorated with gold and marble. Six penthouse suites reserved for dignitaries, for example, the royals.

The hotel has everything you need for sport activities: beach club with a six-kilometer Cycling and Jogging track, tennis courts, numerous swimming pools, fields for Rugby and football.

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TownHouse Galleria, Milan, Italy

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The cost per night for 1 person: from 27 660 rubles

The hotel is situated in the heart of the city, in the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in front of the main Cathedral. Its doors to the “Townhouse Gallery” opened in 2007, and in 2008 announced the receipt of a rating of seven stars from SGS Italy in 2008. However, it is worth noting that the SGC Italy — not the official tourist organization, and their rating is limited to five stars. But every guest would agree — the service here is top notch.

The hotel has 46 rooms, from standard to presidential suites class. On the website recognize that seven star can only be considered three presidential suites. Their Windows overlook a Gallery. Two studios with an area of about 70 m2, and two have a separate living room. And needless to say about huge beds, large marble bathrooms, the decor is top class and the soundproofing so guests could have a rest.

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Pangu 7 Star Hotel (Morgan Plaza), Beijing, China

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The cost per night for 1 person: 20 254 roubles

This hotel in the form of a dragon located in the Olympic village in Beijing. “Pangu” is the most luxurious hotel of China, and the seven stars mentioned in the title that no one had any doubt high class. Their and not there — just go to luxurious lobby decorated with marble and wood carving.

All 234 rooms combine Chinese culture and European comfort. The walls are covered with silk Wallpaper, the furniture arranged according to Feng Shui, over the beds hang paintings in traditional Chinese style. Each room has a digital fireplace, two flat-screen TV and a DVD player. All rooms are bright and spacious with lovely views of the city and the stadium.

Standard rooms are relatively inexpensive, but to feel the seven stars, is staying in the so-called “Sky Courtyard” — a huge (770 m2!) the room on the 23rd floor, with private Elevator, private pool and garden on the roof. However, the price for a night in this room sky-high, it is impossible to book via the Internet.

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The Mark Hotel, new York, USA

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The cost per night for 1 person: from 31 114 roubles

This hotel is also just 5 stars with the Deluxe console but a lot of regalia. So, in 2017, Bilanz Magazine put him on the first place among the city hotels in the world. He also repeatedly included in lists of best hotels, according to Conde Nast Traveler and Elite Magazine.

The hotel is located in the Upper East side in the building in 1927. Interiors completely updated in 2009 with the participation of French designer Jacques Grange.

In “the mark hotel” 100 rooms, 56 suites, and in 2015 opened luxury two-storey penthouse Suite on the 16th and 17th floors. Here luxury, even rolls: 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, large living room, library, dining room, and four fireplaces and a private terrace with views of the city and Central Park. And recently the hotel has two large suites (with five and with three bedrooms) with terraces on the 14th floor. In General, if you have a large family and an unlimited budget, I advise you to look at the “Brand.”

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Signiel Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

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The cost per night for 1 person: 25 304 rubles

The newest 7-star hotel only opened in April 2017 123-storey skyscraper Lotte World Tower. Signiel Seoul is the first hotel of the new brand, which will operate the hotels top-class.

Signiel located at 76-101 floors and comprises 235 rooms extra class. In addition to the standard rooms there are suites including the Royal Suite — the most expensive room in South Korea. The Royal Suite covers an area of 353 m2 100 floor, and one night it will cost about a million rubles. If you decide to stay in this room, at the airport you will be met by a rolls-Royce in a hotel — a private Butler.

The hotel also has four restaurants with famous chefs, Asia’s largest bar and Evian Spa.

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Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India

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The cost per night for 1 person: from 42 959 roubles

The building, the only 7 star hotel India was already built in 1884 and once belonged to the Nizam-ul-Mulk of Hyderabad, ruler of the Principality of Hyderabad and the richest man in the world at that time — that is, the word “Palace” in the title is justified, and not a marketing ploy.

In 50-ies of the last century the Palace was abandoned, but in two-thousand years it was bought by Taj Group Hotels. In 2010 began the restoration, which was led by Princess Ezra, first wife of VIII Nizam of Hyderabad, through which the Palace was recreated in all its splendor.

In addition to the usual rooms in the “Falaknuma” there are historical rooms, Royal suites and even the Nizam Suite — elegant room with private pool, huge marble bathroom and exclusive access to the Spa.

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