Record Breaking Hotels Worldwide
From the tallest to the largest, the greenest to the priciest, these holders have set new standards for hotel stays. Includes the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, Hotel Presiden Wilson Geneva, Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Denmark and more!
World's Tallest Hotel ( The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong )
Not for the faint-hearted or those with a phobia of heights, the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong towers 490 metres above ground and operates from the 102nd to the 118th floor of the International Commerce Centre.
Taking the title of the tallest hotel in the world off the Rose Tower in Dubai, the Ritz aims to take luxury to new heights.
World's Most Expensive Hotel Suite
( The Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva Switzerland )
At a nightly rate of $80,000 (breakfast not included), the royal penthouse suite at the Hotel President Wilson wins the title for the world's priciest hotel suite.
Covering the entire top floor of the hotel, this beyond-extravagant suite boasts 12 rooms, 12 bathrooms and a private fitness centre.
World's Greenest Hotel
( The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers, Denmark )
Featuring the largest building-integrated solar panels in northern Europe and Denmark's first groundwater-based heating and cooling system, the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is the only carbon neutral hotel building in Denmark.
World's Largest Hotel
( Izmailovo Hotel Gamma Delta, Russian Federation )
Size matters when it comes to setting records and, with 7,500 rooms, the enormous Izmailovo Hotel Complex in Moscow claims the title of being the world's largest hotel.
This massive structure, which can accommodate more than 10,000 guests, comprises of four, thirty storey buildings.
World's Coldest Hotel
( Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden )
This property offers the ultimate winter wonderland with rooms built entirely out of ice and snow. Built from scratch every winter this hotel features sixty cold rooms with temperatures ranging between -5 C and -8 C.
Travellers worried about the freezing temperatures should fear not as the hotel provides reindeer skins and sleeping bags to keep guests warm throughout the night.