1. Four Seasons, Florence
“This Four Seasons blends ancient charm and Renaissance art with high-tech modern comforts. The only hotel in the heart of Florence with an on-site gym and spa.”
2. Park Hyatt, Shanghai
“the Park Hyatt may be the highest hotel in the world, sitting on floors 79-93 of the 101-story World Financial Center. The hotel has an infinity pool, wellness spa, and a tai chi courtyard.”
3. Mondrian, South Beach, Miami
“The Mondrian’s room amenities include wireless Internet access ($15 per day), television with TiVo, and iPod docking stations. An Agua spa and an Asia de Cuba restaurant are on the premises”
4. Kempinski Hybernská, Prague
This former Baroque palace is close to major business addresses and tourist attractions, such as the Powder Tower and Municipal House. Take advantage of the hotel’s BMW-equipped car service.
5. Four Seasons, Bosphorus, Istanbul
The hotel has elaborate Turkish baths and views from every room. There’s also a pool overlooking the sea.
6. The Dolder Grand, Zurich
The recently reopened Dolder Grand sits high uphill of the Swiss banking center. The newly opened hotel features 2 new wings and the original 100 year old structure.
7. Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town
Rooms at the newly refurbished Cape Grace, located on its own private quay, are lavishly decked out with French windows, fresh flowers, and a small library of useful books. They have a bar that has over 400 options of whiskey.
8. Park Hyatt, Beijing
Located in the hub of Beijing’s Central Business District, the hotel has every business convenience, plus a stunning pool overlooking the city.
9. Shangri-la, Tokyo
Features: Complimentary wireless Internet access in rooms; health club and spa offering treatments based on traditional Chinese and Himalayan healing therapies.
10. Distrito Capital, Mexico City
The hotel overlooks the city and volcanoes beyond. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations, and Xbox 360.
Prices of rooms range from $400 to $600.