Top 8 Hotels Around the World for an Epic Destination Adventure
What makes a hotel grand? Is it the number of stars? Location? The kind of popularity it gets because it is frequented by celebrities, wealthy people, and common individuals alike? Is it the exclusivity and certain degree of privacy? A guide to the world’s best hotels, featuring the most amazing places to stay in destinations including Europe, Asia, Indian Ocean, Africa, Americas, Middle East and Caribbean, for honeymoons, luxury escapes and city breaks
It’s not easy to offer immaculate service and be disarmingly down to earth at the same time, but staff at the 12 -room Ett Hem in Stockholm’s leafy embassy district manage the trick with aplomb. The name means “home” – in this case, a stylish temple to Nordic cosiness. Housed in a mansion built in 1910, the hotel’s design shows how it might have looked in its day, with candlelit, parquet-floored drawing rooms furnished with contemporary and vintage Scandinavian furniture.