Opulent exterior with fountain and gold, glowing hotel in background.
The hotel's decor includes gold leaf, crystal and Italian marble.
Photo Credit: Mardan Palace

No Expense Spared at 10 of the Most Luxurious Hotels in the World

Mardan Palace Hotel, Turkey

This hotel is one of the leading luxury hotels in Europe. Located in Antalya, the hotel’s architecture takes its inspiration from the elegance and sophistication of Istanbul.

Built by a Russian billionaire, the hotel boasts gold leaf and crystal and Italian marble accentuated décor. As well as the largest swimming pool in the Mediterranean, there are 10 restaurants, 17 bars and a lavish spa to keep guests happy.

Russian-inspired building with towers and spires, smokestacks spewing smoke in the background against a red sky.The hotel contains three restaurants and a rooftop lounge.Photo Credit: Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton, Moscow

The Ritz-Carlton in Moscow comes with all the trimmings you would expect of a luxury five-star hotel. A beautiful combination of old world elegance and contemporary luxury, the Ritz-Carlton’s interior captures the gilded extravagance of 20th century classicism.

There are three restaurants and a rooftop lounge, plus some of the most spacious suites in the whole city — all moments away from the Red Square. In the most impressive room of all, the Ritz-Carlton Suite, the massive floor space, Russian Imperial decor, and unparalleled views of the Kremlin and Saint Basil’s Cathedral come with a price tag of $18,000 a night.

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Balcony with candlelit dinner on small table with Eiffel Tower and church spire visible over railing.There are more than 200 luxury rooms containing antique furniture and crystal chandeliers. Photo Credit: Four Seasons

The Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

French elegance and charm is concentrated in this glorious hotel. The eight-story building has more than 200 luxury rooms, a jaw-dropping art collection, and a three-Michelin-starred restaurant all under one roof.

Antique furniture and crystal chandeliers put the finishing touches on what appears to be something straight out of a modern fairy tale.

The aptly-named Royal Suite sets guests back a cool $25,000 a night, which gets them a room that has a fully-equipped kitchen, a sauna and a walk-in dressing room.

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