We’re looking at the top hotels from around the world to help you choose the right place to stay for the ultimate shopping and travel experience.
Who doesn’t love shopping? There’s nothing better than spending the weekend checking out the latest designer offerings from our favorite stores. Most of us also love to travel (either for work or fun) so it’s nice to spend a day or two in a new city discovering the stores it has to offer. But where to stay? We are here to help you answer that question, after doing a global research and finding the top luxury boutique hotels for the traveling fashion enthusiast.
If you’re a Paris lover like we are, Le Bellechasse is luxury at its most opulent. It is Christian Lacroix’s second hotel and has a very extravagant Boho inspired style.
We have so many choices here! From London to Paris, there are so many great fashion destinations and design hotels! In Amsterdam, our choice is The Dylan. Located in the plush 9 streets area, it is close to the city’s best designer stores. The Dylan also offers in room shopping via web-enabled television.
If you’re heading to Rome opt for Portrait Suites by the fashionable Ferragamo family – it features an intimate lounge, and private rooftop that will delight your eyes after an exhausting day of shopping.
In London we choose the Sanderson for a fabulous design experience, not to forget the courtyard which is one of London’s most secluded and exclusive spots for a drink.
When you’re in New York, check into the Mondrian in Soho. It’s a hip and funky hotel just steps from shopping, boutiques and trendy cafes and bars. Don’t forget to visit their rooftop bar!
Beverly Hills a fabulous shopping destination and to make it even more special, stay at SLS hotel. Not only do they provide you with their BMW house car to carry your shopping bags but the hotel features a special floating shop, Regalo, with a great selection of world class products.
Live like a designer when visiting Miami at The Villa by Barton G. It’s not only the former home of the late Gianni Versace but also a beautifully preserved mansion from the 1930’s that has been ingeniously transformed into 10 luxurious suites.
For something a little bit sexy in Rio de Janeiro stay at the Fasano hotel. The lobby is filled with plush oversized couches and the rooms are large enough to be filled with your latest purchases. Oh, and there is also a rooftop pool overlooking the beach below.
Lost In Translation is probably the most famous film set in Tokyo and they made a great choice with the Park Hyatt. A hotel that was locally iconic before the movie came out is still at the forefront of design and service in Japan.
Singapore is a must visit for a shopping lover and the best place to stay does not need any introduction. Famous, writers and film stars choose Raffles for it’s unrivaled service, colonial charm and fabulous downtown location.
Mumbai is a bustling city so you need a place of refuge after a day at the boutiques and markets you have visited. The Oberoi is the most prestigious hotel in the city and it’s location overlooking the Arabian Ocean offers wonderful seclusion and the highest standard of service.
The Middle East
Kuwait is not typically known for design hotel and shopping but that did not stop Missoni from creating a new concept of luxury boutique hotels and choosing the city to open a hotel with relaxed and beautiful rooms taking inspiration from Italy.
Another iconic hotel that also has a big impact on the skyline is the Armani hotel in Dubai. If you like his style of clothing then you will appreciate his interior selection.
When in Sydney stay at The Diamant. Plush King sized beds, chick interiors and luxury hair and cosmetic products make an ideal choice for the fashionista. Some of the rooms feature wraparound terraces whilst others offer spectacular views of the Harbour.
The Olsen in Melbourne offers an artistic approach with the artists works adorning every room. The extremely chic South Yarra location means Melbourne’s finest shopping boutiques are practically at your doorstep.
For the ultimate in luxury and design, the Pablo Versace on the Gold Coast is almost a destination itself. The suites are more like live-in showrooms filled with everything you would want from Versace’s home wear collection. Shop in laid back style in the nearby beach from shopping malls.