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Discover a World of Difference

At 200 luxurious, independent hotels worldwide

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For over 50 years, WorldHotels has curated some of the best independent, upscale and luxury hotels and resorts around the globe. The WorldHotelsTM Collections features 200 properties in over 165 iconic destinations worldwide, across four unique collections – the iconic WorldHotelsTM Luxury, the stylish WorldHotelsTM Elite, the welcoming WorldHotelsTM Distinctive, and the carefully designed WorldHotelsTM Crafted – allowing guests to select the experience that better fits their travel needs.

WorldHotels Luxury

Celebrated. Renowned. Iconic.

Iconic in nature, these hotels are recognized local landmarks in their

coveted destinations for their exceptional service, superior

accommodations and refined amenities.

Upper House, Gothenburg, Sweden, a WorldHotels Luxury member.

WorldHotels Elite

Elevated. Stylish. Memorable.

A carefully selected portfolio of stylish properties with a local flair and

first-class service, for a memorable experience in some of the world’s

finest locations.

Eden Roc Miami Beach, Miami, a WorldHotels Elite member.

WorldHotels Distinctive

Unique. Welcoming. Attainable.

A collection of established hotels in the most vibrant neighborhoods,

offering a distinct and attainable stay for the discerning traveler.

Villa Sassa Hotel Residence & SPA Lugano, Switzerland, a WorldHotels Distinctive member.

WorldHotels Crafted

Immersive. Thrilling. Unpredictable.

An inclusive collection that captures the spirit of the destination that it

serves. Appealing to guests which crave creativity, immersive

experiences and ingenuity, and seamless, humble and expert service

that create an emotional connection.

The Vault Hotel, Helsingborg, Sweden, a WorldHotels Crafted member.


A trusted brand, WorldHotels caters to savvy business and leisure travelers that seek an authentic and local experience when choosing a hotel. Independently operated and owned, each WorldHotels property has its own identity and soul, and every experience is handcrafted to provide an authentic and locally curated stay.


Take for example the WorldHotelsTM Luxury and its celebrated Swedish member, the Upper House in Gothenburg. Located at the top of Gothia Towers, this exclusive, five-star hotel - complete with a Michelin-starred restaurant and sumptuous spa, with a pool hanging over the city rooftops – is a destination in itself. Here you will enter into a relaxed Nordic luxury where every detail is carefully designed to ensure that your experience is front and center.

Upper House, Gothenburg, Sweden | WorldHotels Luxury.


The iconic five-star luxury White Swan Hotel is located in the cultural heart of Guangzhou at the scenic riverfront on historic Shamian Island and is renowned for extending exceptional service to every guest. With its own private pier for yachts as well as beautifully landscaped gardens, this hotel is a truly unique urban resort for savvy travelers, offering easy access to the city center, shopping areas, metro and train stations as well as Baiyun International Airport.

White Swan Hotel, Guangzhou, China | WorldHotels Luxury.


In comparison, WorldHotelsTM Elite focus on straight style, embodying the upmost of upscale. Blissfully nestled amid verdant valleys and waterfalls, and ensconced by Bali’s iconic terraced rice padi fields, SereS Springs Resort & Spa on Bali carries this collection’s legacy. Culturally inspired by the ritual-rich landscape, this resort offers a most authentic and unique experience on the island.

SereS Springs Resort & Spa, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia | WorldHotels Elite.


Connecting the Past and the Future, the Metropol Moscow Hotel is a legendary property in the heart of Moscow, facing the world-famous Bolshoi Theater. Luxuriously decorated in Art Nouveau style, this 5-star hotel offers all modern comforts and technologies in a unique setting and has been the inspiration behind Amor Towles's 2016 worldwide bestselling novel, A Gentleman in Moscow. Book a traditional Russian tea ceremony at the Chaliapin bar and delight yourself in the grandeur of your surroundings.

Metropol Moscow Hotel, Moscow, Russia | WorldHotels Elite.


Endeavoring on a very individual approach to hostelry is the WorldHotelsTM Distinctive brand, which delivers a welcoming accommodation option in some of the world’s most desirable locations. At Rome’s Hotel Quirinale, this endearing quality can be seen in the elegance and charm strewn throughout the entire premises – from the cozy bar to the private gardens and access to the Milanese opera house or the views of the nearby Trevi Fountain.

Hotel Quirinale, Rome, Italy | WorldHotels Distinctive.


With Copacabana beach at its feet, the Rio Othon Palace Hotel offers its guests the privilege of being in front of one of the most beautiful and famous postcards of Rio de Janeiro and the entire world. Featuring a rooftop pool with excellent views of the Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana Beach, Rio Othon Palace also has two restaurants and one bar, including the famous Skylab Restaurant, located on the 30th floor, where guests can taste Brazilian and international cuisine, including the traditional 'feijoada'.

Rio Othon Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil | WorldHotels Distinctive.


For a truly immersive holiday, the WorldHotelsTM Crafted properties invite guests to become locals, by capturing the flavor and spirit of their destinations, developing a lasting emotional connection to each and every person who visits them. For a taste, San Francisco’s Hotel Bijou represents the stunning splendor of the city through a range of carefully curated, unique experiences such as private shopping trips to the boutiques of the city’s most famous local designers. Awarded the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award for Top 15 Hotels in San Francisco, Hotel Bijou in San Francisco, California offers stunning and unique design and luxurious hospitality in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square.

Hotel Bijou, San Francisco, USA | WorldHotels Crafted.


Hotel Haarhuis, in the Netherlands, features 127 modern guestrooms which perfectly combine modern design in a historical building with luxurious amenities to deliver a stylish and comfortable stay. Guests looking for a more indulgent experience can stay in one of the hotel’s suite options – the Design Suites, wellness rooms and the split-level Lofts. The Design Suites are located at the courtyard of the hotel and offer a sophisticated design with modern designer bed and luxurious freestanding bathtub. Equipped with a private sauna, whirlpool and roof terrace with a spectacular view on the city of Arnhem the wellness rooms are ideal for a honeymoon, romantic getaway or luxury business trip.

Hotel Haarhuis, Arnhem, The Netherlands | WorldHotels Crafted.


Legendary since 1928, the historic 4-diamond Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia has hosted the likes of Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope and Sidney Poitier. The hotel’s classic 1920’s design has been reimagined for the 21st century with indulgent amenities including an onsite spa and salon. Guests can also enjoy the Aussie-inspired Bluestone Lane Café offering premium coffee, healthy breakfast items, and delectable lunches; the Rittenhouse Grill upscale fine dining restaurant; and critically acclaimed Spice Finch, which offers international cuisine.

Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, USA | WorldHotels Crafted.


Enjoy rewarding stays with WorldHotels RewardsSM: register to earn points for stays and get exclusive privileges at participating upscale, independent hotels worldwide. Points can be redeemed for complimentary nights, gift cards and more. Guest can also enrich their stay through members-only offers such as member rates and promotions. Register before your next stay and get triple points for all qualifying stays until September 30th, 2021.


Recognizing that the safety of guests has never been more important and based upon guidance provided by global health and safety organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WorldHotels has launched a global initiative, We Care CleanSM. With We Care Clean, guests stay at WorldHotels member properties knowing that they have implemented industry-leading, extensive cleaning standards, best practices and protocols.


So, whenever you are ready to travel again, WorldHotels will be ready to welcome you.


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Just as each WorldHotels property around the globe is unique, their respective rates, booking and cancellation policies may vary. Please make sure to check each individual policy before reserving your next stay.

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