The 12 Most Extravagant Hotel Amenities In The World
Hailing from Auburndale, Florida, Shanna's roots are firmly planted in the Sunshine State. Growing up surrounded by its natural beauty and vibrant culture, she developed a deep connection to her home and a profound appreciation for its hidden treasures.
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If you’re looking for a vacation where you can enjoy the finer things in life, without having to leave the hotel, these facilities are unmatched. They offer such lavish perks, that more than often come with the cost of your stay, that you will struggle to adjust back to your normal way of life. That’s right, these amenities will leave you (and maybe even your pet) permanently spoiled.
The Lanesborough’s award-winning afternoon tea service is served with the expert opinion of an established tea expert. The sommelier advises guests on the best selection and pairings of tea available to perfectly compliment their indulgent pastries. It has even been given the Award of Excellence from the Tea Guild on multiple occasions.
Rosewood Hotels, in many of its locations in North America and Saudi Arabia, offers a butler whose sole purpose is making sure you smell your best. The butler will come to your room with a tailored fragrance menu, stocked with high end fragrances from Chanel to Tom Ford.
At the Benjamin, they value the importance of a good night’s sleep, and in order to guarantee you receive this on holiday, they’ve provided an expert sleep concierge. The concierge can provide dozens of pillows, water glasses warmed or cooled, NASA designed Swedish memory foam, a five foot body cushion or an iPod-ready lullaby pillow. They will provide a sound machine, aromatherapy bath products and comforting bed time favorites, warm milk, cookies, and calming teas.
Eden Rock has a Music Recording Studio for those who are struck by inspiration while away on vacation. Their mission is to create a guest experience that enables patrons to “escape, recharge and occasionally even create.” Guests who visit “Villa Rockstar” can record their own music in a fully equipped professional recording studio, complete with a selection of instruments and microphones, and even features a cinema screening room.
There is an art concierge at Le Royal Monceau that will guide you through Parisian art collections. The concierge creates a custom tour, itineraries, and will even work with gallery proprietors to arrange private showings for collectors.
Upon arrival your arrival to the Viceroy, the soap concierge will come by your room to offer a variety of organic, artisanal, handmade soaps for your luxurious stay. You will select from a of myriad scents and choose your desired health benefits, and they will craft your own personal soap bar for your stay.
The resident Mixologist at The Surrey is on call 24 hours a day. Within minutes of your call they will arrive at your door to prepare your desired drink, as well as teach you how to recreate it yourself. They leave you with a fully stocked bar cart for your enjoyment.
The Ritz in New Orleans definitely understands the city’s reputation for hard partying, and they aren’t afraid to offer amenities that fit the bill. This particular hotel offers a special “Recovery Concierge” for those with an especially difficult hangover. Someone will come to your door with their cure-all hangover drink, the “Hair of the Dog Bloody Mary.” It’s more than earned its reputation as the morning after’s perfect remedy.
At the Ritz Carlton in South Beach, they’re less concerned about hangovers and more concerned about a great tan. A fully trademarked SPF Specialist is dedicated to helping guests maximize their tans while minimizing sun damage. The butler will apply products on hard to reach spots, and even clean your sunglasses.
Whether it is surfing for the first time or embarking on a Stand-up Paddleboard tour, the beach team at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach will help you live your California adventure. You can enjoy instruction for all levels plus equipment rentals ranging from boogie boards to snorkel gear, surfboards, and more.
If you’re in the area and want to know more about your Scottish heritage, you’re in luck! The St. Regis offers an exclusive Tartan Butler. The butler will research your family name, trace your heritage, and discover which clan you belonged to. He will work with a local shop and custom make a bespoke kilt with your clan’s traditional tartan, as well as arrange a tour of the relative’s native region.