There are many things that can help a hotel rise above the pack, whether it’s an amazing in-house restaurant or an architecturally stunning pool. But we focus on one area in particular when it comes to measuring a property’s luxury factor: the bathroom.
Once relegated to rooms you only ventured into when absolutely necessary, hotel bathrooms (the good ones, at least) now serve as the ultimate status symbol—a chance for a property to really show off its design chops and amenity-laden sensibilities. Rain shower heads and double sinks? So 20 years ago. The bathrooms we’re talking about boast suspended bathtubs, en suite saunas, private art collections, and views that could break any Instagram algorithm.
From Brazil to Tokyo, here are our picks for the world’s most luxurious hotel bathrooms.