Some people truly appreciate the finer things in life. They enjoy flying to tropical destinations, trying exotic foods, and staying in the finest hotels in the world. A lot of work, and money, goes into making these hotels the most luxurious places in the world. When you walk into a hotel the first thing you see is the lobby and these hotels want to ensure that the first thing you see sets the ambiance for your entire stay. Check out these breathtaking hotel lobbies from all around the world!
The hotel's artistic director, Jeff Leatham, creates impressive floral installations every three weeks.12,000 flowers are delivered every week to the luxurious 244 room hotel!
The London Edition was designed by hotelier Ian Schrager. The ceilings of the lobby are triple the height of most ceilings, and the silver orb hanging in the center is a piece that is sure to strike up many conversations between people having a cocktail at the bar or enjoying a game of pool.
The ceiling of the lobby is the centerpiece of this fast-paced hotel. Dale Chihuly created 2,000 hand-blown glass flowers in a rainbow of colors.
Designer Philippe Starck had a vision of sultry sophistication when he created the lobby. The floor-to-ceiling drapes and the hall length blood-red carpet gives a feeling of mystery to any person visiting the hotel.
The lobby, located on the 35th floor, has floor-to-ceiling windows. Giant hand-blown glass flowers of the stunning centerpiece catch the attention of guests as they check in at the reception area.
The 252-room hotel has an amazing view of St. Paul's Cathedral. As soon as guests walk in, they're taken back by the cathedral-like lobby made of old dark wood, marble, and ornate ceiling lights.
Guests are greeted with high ceilings, marble floors, and an amazing crystal chandelier in the lobby is reminiscent of an unbelievable fireworks show.
The marble and gold leaf accents give the lobby a feel of theatrical opulence. This lobby looks like something straight out of Romeo and Juliet.
Visitors are impressed by the spectacular courtyard before climbing a grand staircase to the reception desk. The 60-acre property draws heavily from the cultural and architectural influences of the historic Lanna Kingdom.
If you're looking for privacy, the Solio Lodge only has six luxurious rooms that provide the ultimate amount of seclusion. The lobby has traditional architecture with the open fire and local artwork.
It was built in 1903 with luxury in mind. The lobby is a lovely place to wait to be checked in, with its large stone fireplace and its handcrafted clock.
Gold is featured at every corner to make the wealthy guests feel at home. The lobby features a large fountain and an amazing view of the colorful floors above.
The 100-foot high architectural structure in the lobby resembles a Japanese paper lantern. During daylight hours, sun streams in, lighting up the entire lobby. At night, an incredible orchestrated light show can be seen. The Aman wants to provide a calming atmosphere, so they've also added a rock garden and a water feature.