7 Of The Best Boutique Hotels From Around The World

One of the best things about boutique hotels is that they often reflect the culture and essence of their city or country. Everywhere you look, you can see it in the decor, the art, the architecture, and even in the service of the staff.

That’s why there’s no better way to experience a country than by staying in a unique boutique hotel. With that in mind, we wanted to give you an idea of what you can expect from some of the best boutique hotels around the world.

Here are 7 of our favourite boutique hotels from all corners of the globe:

1. Vera Nidhra, Bangkok

First on our list is Vera Nidhra, a boutique bed and breakfast nestled quietly in the bustling city of Bangkok. One of the best rated hotels in the city, Vera Nidhra is especially popular with couples who, on average, rate this boutique hotel 8.6 out of 10 (www.booking.com). This quaint bed and breakfast was also rated as the best value for money in Bangkok.

Rooms & Facilities

Inside you’ll be greeted with stylish, air conditioned rooms – complete with flat screen TV and a spacious seating area to relax in. You’ll also find a pristine bathroom with all the necessary fixtures and toiletries. Outside of your room you can relax in the lobby or in the living area on the upper floor. You also have access to free WiFi throughout the entire hotel complex.

Nearby Attractions

There are plenty of attractions and landmarks nearby waiting to be explored. These include Wat Arun Buddhist Temple, Chinatown on Yaowarat Road, and the unmissable Grand Palace.

2. Hotel 41, London

Just across the road from Buckingham Palace you’ll find a boutique hotel equally as royal: Hotel 41. In fact, from the moment you set foot in Hotel 41, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a traditional London club. This is evident with the wood-panelled executive lounge, which has a massive glass roof to let the light in while guests dine and mingle.

Rooms & Facilities

The rooms in Hotel 41 are striking to say the least, and come with free snacks, canapés and attentive 5 star service. Get used to the free gifts, as staff will continue to offer you complimentary treats all day. Including freshly baked scones smothered in cream and jam, as well as chocolate and evening canapés.

Each en-suite bedroom has an elegant black and white theme, complete with a handmade mattress, air conditioning and luxury linen and bedding. You’ll also have access to movies, a Bose sound system, marble bathroom floors, and toiletries courtesy of luxury british perfume brand – Penhaligon.

Nearby Attractions

In terms of attractions nearby, as mentioned Buckingham Palace is just across the road. You’re also only 500 meters from London Victoria Tube and Train Station. Westminster Abbey and Piccadilly Circus are also less than 2 kilometers away.

3. Relais Christine, Paris

Lying in the 17th century mansion area of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, you’ll find Relais Christine. This luxurious Paris complex gives guests the full French experience and is the definition of a boutique hotel.

Rooms & Facilities

During your stay you’ll have access to free WiFi, a luxurious spa, and a fitness centre – for those who like to keep fit during their holidays. Each room is also air conditioned and comes with a flat screen TV. You can also select a balcony room, or a room with a private terrace and direct access to the pristine gardens. Every day guests are served a buffet breakfast and you can call room service 24 hours a day.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions nearby include the Musée d’Orsay, Luxembourg Gardens and the Louvre Museum – which are all just a 10 minute stroll away.

4. One & Only Palm, Dubai

Experience luxury and service like no other at One & Only The Palm Dubai. To start with, this boutique hotel offers guests stunning beach front views of Palm Jumeirah’s peninsula, as well as world class cuisine courtesy of Michelin starred chef Yannick Alléno. But it doesn’t end there.

Rooms & Facilities

One & Only features spacious rooms, villas and suites, which are located in the hotel’s Manor House, or in one of the private beach villas. The rooms and suites look out onto the pool and palm tree filled terraces, while the beach villas give you direct access to the beach and personalised service. During your stay you can take your pick of 3 incredible restaurants, including the unique Marina Restaurant Bar & Lounge, which sits directly over the water. For a bit of relaxation, there’s also One & Only’s spa area, which is surrounded by exquisite gardens, and offers 8 different private spa treatments.

Nearby Attractions

For more adventures off-site, be sure to check out Hub Zero Dubai and IMG World, which are a 35 minute drive from this resort. You can also venture by water taxi and visit the One & Only Royal Mirage Dubai, which is home to 7 different restaurants – each with its own theme and cuisine.

5. The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

Found in the heart of Singapore, Fullerton Bay Hotel is an edgy boutique hotel that offers guests a range of unique and enjoyable experiences – in fact, what you can expect from this hotel can be summed up in four words: “rooftop pool and bar.”

Rooms & Facilities

You’ll find the rooms at Fullerton Bay to be generously spacious and comfortable. The rooms are pleasing to the eye with classy rosewood and chrome textures, and majestic floor to ceiling windows. Each room comes with the necessities, as well as a coffee machine and bluetooth speakers. The ensuite bathrooms also feature a roomy bathtub and elegant Bottega Veneta toiletries. Outside of your room, you can lax out in the hotel’s spa pools or exercise in the fitness center – all while taking in the breathtaking views of Singapore’s skyscape.

Nearby Attractions

You’ll find plenty of entertainment and excitement in the vicinity of Fullerton Bay. Including La Brasserie, which gives you a beautiful waterfront dining experience, where you can choose your pick of french cuisine. Or there’s also Marina Bay, which offers travellers skyline views, city trips and amazing botanical gardens.

6. The Whitby Hotel, New York

Located in upper midtown Manhattan and less than 500 meters from Central Park, the stunning Whitby Hotel is one of New York’s best rated boutique hotels. And you’ll soon see why.

Rooms & Facilities

The rooms of the Whitby are visually stunning, with all of them being specifically designed with amazing floor to ceiling windows. Select rooms also come with a private terrace, giving you fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline. All of the interiors are designed by Kit Kemp, a highly acclaimed interior designer known for her stylish and witty interiors. As a guest you’ll also have exclusive access to The Whitby Bar and Restaurant, and a fully equipped gym to help work off any holiday indulging.

Nearby Attractions

If you choose to explore your surroundings, The Museum of Modern Art is just 483 meters away, and other infamous landmarks like Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral are around 805 meters from Whitby. Shopping lovers will also love the branded stores in the area – everything from Apple and Nike, to Prada and H&M.

7. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection

Experience the celebrity treatment at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection. This stunning boutique hotel offers imaginative and comfortable accommodation, along with world class facilities.

Rooms & Facilities

When it comes to your room, expect a spacious and grand area. All rooms come with a sizable flat screen TV, a personal safe for your belongings, as well as all of the other necessities. Room service is also available allowing you to have in-room dining. Outside of your room you can take a dip in the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool, or enjoy a delicious meal and a couple of drinks at the in-house bar. Of course, free WiFi is also available throughout the complex. Other facilities include a comprehensive fitness center, as well as pampering sessions and massage at the in-house spa.

Nearby Attractions

If you’re wanting to take your adventures elsewhere, Merdeka Square is only a 5 minute walk, and it’s only a 5 minute drive to Kuala Lumpur Central Station. If you love to shop, Bukit Bintang shopping center is also only a 15 minute drive away. And for delicious cuisine, you can’t miss Colonial Cafe which serves local delicacies and Chinese dishes.

Planning Your Next Adventure?

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