When travelling on business, you will often like to stop at one of the top hotels in the world and that is why some of the best hotels in the world are specifically designed to cater to the business traveller. Although this doesn’t claim to be a list of the best hotels in the world, it is a list of some of the best ones that are ideal for the business traveller to visit in 2014. The hotels are listed with their country and distance in kilometres from the nearest International airport.
The Cumberland Hotel – London – England – 30km
This hotel is centrally located where Oxford Street meets Park Lane and is close to Hyde Park and Marble Arch. The hotel has 1,000 luxury rooms and 25 separate meeting rooms and the Ocean Room available for conferences. The hotels bar’s are inclusive of the Momentous Champagne Bar that not only caters to champagne cocktails but also to morning coffee and afternoon teas. The hotel has five kitchens with the Brassiere serving tradition English seasonal foods and the Market preparing breakfasts to order.
Thistle Marble Arch – London – UK – 30km
This is another luxury hotel located on Oxford Street and has 692 spacious rooms that include 281 deluxe executive rooms or suites. The hotel is situated just across the road from Hyde Park and a short walk from the West End. Its bars include the Glen Miller Lounge for cocktails and the delicacy coffee bar, whilst dinner can be enjoyed at the Marmor grill restaurant.
Radisson on Lexington – New York – USA – 16km
This is a newly renovated hotel that offers personalized attention, plus deluxe amenities. Apart from its three modern meeting rooms it also has 2 board rooms that are pre-set. It caters for a wide variety of drinks and dinning needs and has 24 hour gym and business centres.
Crowne Plaza Republique – Paris – France – 18km
This recently renovated hotel is in the middle of Paris’s business district and close to the shops and museums in the La Marais district. The hotel can offer some fine dining, a fitness centre and 18 meeting rooms that look over an inner courtyard.
Mercure Milano Centro – Milan – Italy – 8.3km
Although this hotel, which is located in the centre of Milan, was first built in 1800, it went through extensive renovations in 2004. This hotel is particularly well located for easy access to the Cathedral, palace and theatres.
Radisson Blu Shanghai New World – Shanghai – China – 40km
This centrally located hotel is one of the finest in Shanghai and boasts a 208meter tower that has a revolving restaurant and bar. It has a 953 square meter meeting space which can accommodate up to 400 people, plus 520 spacious rooms.
Courtyard by Marriott – Hong Kong – Hong Kong – 35km
This 25 storey hotel looms over Victoria harbour and is in the middle of the financial district close to the Macau Ferry Pier. With 24 hour room service, fitness centre and business centre, businessmen can also enjoy glass toped desks with Wi-Fi connection.