When it comes to travel Condé Nast Traveler magazine there is no doubt that they are the authority to follow . In their January 2014 issue they released the Gold List for 2014 from hotel,resorts to cruise lines. If you plan a beach vacation, city getaway, safari adventure start by checking the list.
Today we present you the Top 5 World’s Best City Hotels and Business Hotels for 2014 according cntraveler.com :
1. RITZ–CARLTON SHANGHAI, PUDONG , Shanghai, China
This hotel is the epitome of what the Ritz Carlton brand stands for. Travelers described it as “the largest and most luxurious in China”
“Immerse yourself in the energy of the city’s financial and commercial epicenter when you stay at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. Ideally located on Century Avenue, in the heart of the Lujiazui finance and trade zone, our hotel is just moments from popular Shanghai destinations, such as The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Yuyuan Garden and Bazaar, and Shanghai Science and Technology Museum.
Rising above The Bund, this Pudong hotel boasts 285 guest rooms and suites with sweeping views of the city and the waters that surround it, as well as four exceptional restaurants, a bar, a luxurious spa, fitness center and state-of-the-art meeting space.”- Ritz–Carlton Shanghai, Pudong
2. FOUR SEASONS GRESHAM PALACE BUDAPEST, Budapest , Hungary
An art nouveau landmark on Szechenyi Square, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest gracefully combines vintage architecture and design with modern services and amenities. Of the Hotel’s 179 generously proportioned guest rooms, including 19 suites with vaulted ceilings and private step-out balconies, many offer views of intimate interior courtyards, the Old City or the sparkling Danube.
“Hôtel Plaza Athénée is one of the world’s most legendary properties with a rich heritage and prominent location in the heart of Paris. Hôtel Plaza Athénée is a home away from home for its guests and our vision for the new developments is to create somewhere that will continue to enchant both local residents and international travellers alike for the next 100 years and beyond.” – François Delahaye .
Waldorf Astoria Chicago boasts stunning interiors, expansive rooms and suites, gracious service, and distinctive amenities including fireplaces and terraces.
5. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GEORGE V PARIS , Paris , France