Originally built as a palace, this historic property has been entertaining royalty and VIPs of all types since 1881, including Empress Josephine of France and Theodore Roosevelt. One of the world’s premier hotels, it boasts a beautiful blend of marble fluted columns, gilding, and brocaded walls along with expansive rooms and the best of amenities. Located in the heart of The Hague, guests are surrounded by upscale shops, the Parliament, ministries, and embassies, while still enjoying a quiet, peaceful stay. The inner courtyard has become a soaring domed lounge, which serves high tea every afternoon, and leads to a gorgeous formal dining room filled with crystal and linen. Escape stress by heading to the spa, offering a variety of treatments, including Swedish, hot stone, and sports massages as well as facials. You’ll also find a Turkish bath, fitness center, sauna, steam room, and an indoor pool.