The Top Luxury Hotel Brands Worldwide

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Welcome to our guide on the top luxury hotel brands worldwide! Prepare to be whisked away to a world of opulence, top-notch service, and unforgettable experiences with the most exclusive hotel chains in the world.

From the iconic Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons to the lavish Aman Resorts and Belmond, we’ve curated a list of the crème de la crème of luxury hotel brands that will exceed your every expectation.

Here we will explore the most exclusive hotel chains that succeed in delivering consistent excellence and impeccable service in amazing locations.  These hotel brands stand out with excellent food, amazing accommodations and world-class spas and wellness facilities.  Many of them also have incorporated environmentally conscious policies to minimize their impact or improve their surroundings.

Park Hyatt

The Hyatt Hotel group which manages 10 plus brands offers Park Hyatt as its most luxurious brand.  Park Hyatt hotels are located in prime travel destinations for both business and leisure.  Each Park Hyatt property design and style reflects its location which makes your stay there unique and immersive. With Hyatt Prive benefits you can upgrade your Park Hyatt experience.

Park Hyatt’s Flagship Hotel: Park Hyatt New York

Entrance to the Park Hyatt Milano

Park Hyatt Milano


Belmond, originally known as Orient Express,  is a travel and leisure company.  It’s collection consist of trains and river cruises as well as iconic hotels.  The first hotel was opened in Venice, the Hotel Cipriani in 1976 and has since grown across Italy and around the world.  When you choose a Belmond Hotel you’ll have your choice of historic destinations or a luxurious beach getaway.

Belmond’s Flagship Hotel: Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Maison Lounge Afternoon Tea Cadogan A Belmond Hotel London

Maison Lounge Afternoon Tea Cadogan A Belmond Hotel London


Aman resorts are known for its exclusive and intimate properties in some of the world’s most exotic destinations. It has a reputation for offering unparalleled luxury and tranquility. Their top focus is on wellness and personalized service.  You can find. Aman properties from the beaches of Bali to the mountains of Buhtan.  Each Aman property is designed to blend in with its unique location while offering guests an escape from the ordinary.

Aman’s Flagship Hotel: Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand

Amanjiwo Entrance


Four Seasons

Four Seasons is one of the best known luxury hotel brands in the world.  It has a global presence in some of the most prestigious locations with more than 100 properties in five continents. They have high standards for service and attention to detail. From Paris to the Maldives Four Seasons Hotels creates lavish experiences for their guests. With Four Seasons Preferred Partner benefits you can upgrade your Four Seasons experience.

Four Seasons Flagship Hotel: Four Seasons Toronto


Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, A Four Seasons Hotel


One&Only is a well known luxury hotel brand that is synonymous with elegance and impeccable service.  One&Only Resorts specializes in developing unique properties in exclusive locations around the world.

There are One&Only Resorts in unique locations in Maldives, Asia, Europe and North America. Each One&Only property incorporates into its style and atmosphere aspects of the area’s local culture and environment.

One&Only Flagship Hotel: One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Nyungwe House Tea Deck

One&Only Nyungwe House Tea Deck


Rosewood is a well known name in the world of luxury hotel brands. It is known for its exceptional service and top-notch amenities as well as it’s residential style hotels around the world. Some notable properties include The Carlyle in New York City and the Rosewood London.  Each property has a one of a kind style reflecting the local culture and geography. With Rosewood Elite benefits you can upgrade your Rosewood experience.

Rosewood’s Flagship Hotel: Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas

Rosewood Kauri Cliffs Lounge, New Zealand

Lounge, Rosewood Kauri Cliffs

Six Senses

Six Senses is an award-winning hotel group that offers unique guest experiences in exquisite locations.  All the properties are designed to blend with their natural and cultural surroundings.  They focus on eco friendly design that is both personal and sustainable.Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or an adventure-filled getaway, Six Senses hotels provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience.

With Virtuoso benefits available when you book through Live Well, Travel Often, you can upgrade your Six Senses experience.


Six Senses Laamu Over Water Villa


From the iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore to the stunning Raffles Dubai, each property in the Raffles portfolio is designed to cater to the most discerning travelers.   Raffles hotels provides the perfect setting for most any occasion such as a romantic getaway , a relaxing spa retreat or a lavish event venue. Raffles continues to set the standard for luxury hospitality around the world.

Raffles Hotel Singapore Swimming Pool

Raffles Hotel Singapore Swimming Pool

Rocco Forte

When you stay at a Rocco Forte hotel, you can expect nothing but the best. Whether you’re relaxing in a lavish suite, dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant, or indulging in a spa treatment, every aspect of your stay is carefully curated to ensure a luxurious experience. Rocco Forte hotels are a perfect choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life and seek a truly exceptional stay.

Rocco Forte House Piazza Penthouse Suite

Rocco Forte House Piazza Penthouse Suite


Oetker is a renowned name in the world of luxury hotel brands. With a reputation for excellence and sophistication, Oetker hotels are known for their impeccable service, elegant design, and top-notch amenities. From stunning locations to exquisite dining options, Oetker hotels offer a truly luxurious experience for guests looking to indulge in the finer things in life. Each Oetker property is carefully curated to provide a unique and unforgettable stay, catering to the needs and desires of discerning travelers.

Lanesborough London Oetker Lobby

Lanesborough London Oetker Lobby

St. Regis

Each St. Regis hotel is designed to provide a lavish and indulgent retreat for their guests. They offer luxurious amenities, excellent dining options, and personalized service that caters to their guests needs. Nestled within some of the world’s most inspiring destinations, discover your next exquisite escape with St. Regis.  The St. Regis is one of the two luxe hotel brands managed by the Marriott Hotel, the other being Ritz-Carlton.  Butler service has remained a signature experience at all of their Hotels.

The St. Regis is part of the Marriott Stars program so when you book through your Live Well, Travel Often advisor they will be able to offer you upgraded amenities and perks to elevate your stay.

Lobby at the St Regis in Atlanta. Large circular staircase and beautiful chandelier.

St. Regis Atlanta

Mandarin Oriental

Each Mandarin Oriental hotel is designed to reflect the local culture and heritage of its location. With this design they can offer a unique and immersive experience for guests. Whether you are choose to stay in a bustling city or a tranquil resort destination, you can expect the same level of luxury and hospitality that has made Mandarin Oriental a world-renowned brand. From award-winning restaurants to indulgent spa treatments, Mandarin Oriental hotels cater to every need and desire, making each stay a truly unforgettable experience.

Mandarin Oriental’s Flagship hotels: Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Colonade dining room at the Mandarin Oriental Luzern - a luxury hotel in Switzerland

Colonade dining room at the Mandarin Oriental Luzern


When you step into a Ritz-Carlton hotel, you are immediately greeted by a sense of grandeur and refinement. The attention to detail is evident in every corner, from the meticulously crafted furnishings to the exquisite artwork adorning the walls. The Ritz-Carlton prides itself on creating a luxurious ambiance that is both inviting and indulgent. But it’s not just the physical aspects that set the Ritz-Carlton apart. The brand is renowned for its exceptional service, with staff members who are trained to anticipate and exceed the needs of every guest. From the moment you arrive, you are treated like royalty, with personalized attention and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

The Ritz-Carlton is part of the Marriott Stars program so when you book through Live Well, Travel Often advisors you will be offered upgraded perks and benefits.

Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Ritz Carlton New Orleans

The Peninsula

The Peninsula Luxury Hotel Brand is renowned for its exceptional hospitality and world-class accommodations. With a commitment to providing unparalleled service, each Peninsula hotel offers a unique and luxurious experience for its guests. With transformative experiences and personalized service at amazing destinations. How will a stay at The Peninsula impact you?

With PenClub benefits available when you book through Live Well, Travel Often, you can upgrade your stay at Peninsula hotels world wide.

Peninsula’s Flagship Hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong

Cantonese restaurant at the Peninsula. It is decorated with ornate tapestry and hanging red lanterns.

Canton Blue at The Peninsula, London

Booking these hotel brands through your Live Well, Travel Often advisor will afford you extra benefits and amenities, benefits do vary by property and brand.  Reach out to your advisor for more details.

A hotel breakfast with fruit, coffee, croissants and juice

Daily breakfast for two at the hotel.

Two glasses of red wine next to a bottle of wine

Treat yourself with $100 Resort Credit! 

Food and champagne service at the Hotel Bristol in Vienna

Welcome amenity! It varies by property!

Presidential Suite Mandarin Oriental Pudong - a luxury hotel in Shanghai

Room upgrades at check-in when available.

Sunset over the ocean on a beach in front of a hotel

Early check-in and late check-out when available.