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Hotels offering more over-the-top amenities

Posted on Tuesday 01 May 2012 in Australia, Japan, Luxury, Hotels, Packages, Melbourne, Tokyo

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Many hotels throughout the world are pulling out all the stops and catering to the needs of their luxury travel clientele.  - Luxury Travel News

Many hotels throughout the world are pulling out all the stops and catering to the needs of their luxury travel clientele. When Aussies choose to venture to new and thrilling locales, many are looking for the ultimate perks of comfort and style to ensure their trip is stylish and memorable. Some accommodations will focus on their lavish pool areas, while others aim to offer the best room service possible.

A big draw for luxury hotels, especially those in warmer climates, is a picturesque pool area for guests who want to relax and unwind. According to ABC News, one of the most scenic pool areas in the world is at the Habita Monterrey in San Pedro, Mexico. This swimming hole is crystal-clear and overlooks the Sierra Madre mountains. Travellers can also enjoy a poolside beverage delivered to them at any time of the year.

Adventurous travellers can visit another top-quality pool in Singapore at the Fullerton Hotel. Although the swimming area is surrounded by large Greek-style columns and giant windows from each guest room, Aussies will know they are in a more tropical locale with the palm trees and balmy weather.

Pools are not the only way top hotels entice patrons to book reservations. When travellers want to spend the night indoors and take a break from sightseeing, many will use the hotel's room service to order in or make special requests.

Those who like the idea of room service but still want to enjoy the outdoors can take an adventure travel excursion to Aspen, Colorado in the United States. The Little Nell hotel, situated on the side of a ski mountain, provides fresh and delicious picnics for tourists to take with them on the slopes or while hiking through the surrounding parks.

When guests choose to stay at the Le Taha'a resort in the French Polynesia, they get their room service cuisine presented in a unique way. Hotel staff members will paddle up to the bungalows in a traditional outrigger canoe while one plays a ukulele and presents the meal.

Many hotels and resorts will strive to be included in "best of" lists so they can gain more exposure for their superior amenities and services. One award that is coveted by many businesses is Travel & Leisure's list of the 500 best hotels across the globe, which can offer guests a top-notch choice when they stay in a foreign destination. Often sparing no expense, these hotels are mostly for the affluent tourism demographic that has an unlimited budget and values quality, luxury and superior benefits of staying in some of the greatest accommodations around.

Included in the top 50 list is The Peninsula, located in Tokyo, Japan. Travellers wishing to stay in one of the most stylish hotels in the city should take flights to Tokyo. Since 2007, the hotel has added sophistication to the city's skyline and offers guests a way to reach attractions easily and admire views of the Imperial Palace and Hibiya Park.

If Aussies are looking to take short breaks within Australia, they may wish to book Melbourne holiday packages and reserve a room at The Langham Hotel, which was also included in the Travel & Leisure list. From the rooftop pool, patrons may see panoramic views of the city's skyline.

Travellers not worried about a budget who want to take an unforgettable holiday can make plans for one of these hotels or resorts. Enjoying indulgent accommodations can ensure Aussies will spend more time delighting in their trip rather than worrying about a less-than-stellar hotel experience.

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