Captivating Hotels: The Most Beautiful Hotels in the World

Southern Ocean Lodge - Kangaroo Island, Australia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge - Kangaroo Island, Australia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia's first true luxury lodge, offering a unique and exclusive travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

The St. Regis New York, 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The St. Regis New York, 5 Star Luxury Hotel

In the heart of Manhattan, a refined atmosphere and gracious service rank The St. Regis New York among the top hotels.

Soneva Kiri by Six Senses - Koh Kood, Thailand

Soneva Kiri by Six Senses - Koh Kood, Thailand

Award-winning luxury resort Soneva Kiri is located on Thailand's fourth largest but least populated island, Koh Kood; just one hour by private plane from Bangkok.

Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi - Hanoi, Vietnam - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi - Hanoi, Vietnam - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown, this Hanoi hotel has been a celebrated landmark since the turn of the last century.

Saffire Freycinet - Tasmania, Australia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Saffire Freycinet - Tasmania, Australia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Saffire Freycinet rises from its surroundings as a premium boutique property that is truly in touch with the beauty and depth of nature.

The St. Regis Lhasa Resort - Tibet, China - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The St. Regis Lhasa Resort - Tibet, China - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Standing on the 'Roof of the World', The St. Regis Lhasa Resort offers discovery of the Potala Palace, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and Jokhang Temple, all minutes from this 5 star luxury hotel.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Egypt Luxury Hotel

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Egypt Luxury Hotel

In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile River across from Elephantine Island, the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan has re-opened in 2011 after a 3-year closure.

Tiara Yaktsa Cannes, France - Exclusive Boutique Resort

Tiara Yaktsa Cannes, France - Exclusive Boutique Resort

Tranquil, luxurious, the beauty of the seaside location and the delicacy of the decoration perfectly match the personalized and attentive service provided.

Taj Lake Palace - Udaipur, India - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Taj Lake Palace - Udaipur, India - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Taj Lake Palace is a Luxury Resort Hotel and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World with 66 Rooms & 17 Suites. The beautiful Taj Lake Palace appears like a jewelled lotus seemingly afloat on the soft, shimmering waters of Lake Pichola.

Trianon Palace Versailles - A Waldorf Astoria Hotel - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Trianon Palace Versailles - A Waldorf Astoria Hotel - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Trianon Palace Versailles - an exceptional woodland retreat nestled on the edge of the tranquil Royal Domain outside Paris.

Villa Crespi - Lake Orta, Italy - Relais & Chateaux

Villa Crespi - Lake Orta, Italy - Relais & Chateaux

Live an exotic fantasy right out of the Arabian nights -- Ornately carved in the Islamic style with minarets, the 19th century Villa Crespi is like a Knights' palace.

Villa La Massa - Florence, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Villa La Massa - Florence, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Villa La Massa, with its riverside parkland on the banks of the Arno river, this 16th century villa is located in the heart of the Tuscany countryside.

Villa La Vedetta - Florence, Tuscany, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Villa La Vedetta - Florence, Tuscany, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

This romantic Relais & Chateaux villa sits atop Piazzale Michaelangelo, offering an "urban retreat" with amazing views of Florence.

vigilius mountain resort - South Tyrol, Italy - Luxury Design Hotel

vigilius mountain resort - South Tyrol, Italy - Luxury Design Hotel

This boutique luxury resort is a member of Design Hotels and can be reached exclusively by cable car.

Villa Le Scale - Anacapri, Capri, Italy - Exclusive Boutique Luxury Hotel

Villa Le Scale - Anacapri, Capri, Italy - Exclusive Boutique Luxury Hotel

Once the home of the Barons Monti Della Corte, Villa le Scale on the Island of Capri is one of the few remaining Caprian Villas of the early 19th Century.