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  Survey: The most expensive hotels in the world
Last Update: October  17, 2011
Luxury-Hotels.com, a leading provider of luxury accommodations worldwide, has completed a survey to rank the most expensive hotels in the world.

The ranking is based on the average rates of a standard double room in the period from June through August 2011.

The most expensive hotel in our survey is located in the Seychelles Islands. For a night in this Maia luxury resort and spa, the average rate is $2455. Next up is Hotel Pitrizza in Porto Cervo, Sardinia with an average nightly rate of $2335. Rounding out the top three is the Royal Mansour in Marrakech, Morocco at $2327 a night.

Below are the full rankings for the 30 most expensive hotels in the world:

Rank Name of Hotel Location Average rate/ night
1. Maia Luxury Resort & Spa            Anse Louis, Seychelles $2455
2. Hotel Pitrizza Porto Cervo,  Italy $2335
3. Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco $2327
4. Hotel Cala di Volpe Porto Cervo, Italy $2286
5. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa Lithgow, Austalia $2119
6. Hotel Romazzino Porto Cervo, Italy $2115
7. La Réserve Ramatuelle, France $2112
8. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Maldives $2106
9. Saffire Freycinet Cole’s Bay. Australia $1576
10. Gora Kadan Gora, Japan $1459
11. Grand Hôtel de Cala Rossa Corsica, France $1450
12. Banyan Tree Seychelles Mahé, Seychelles $1425
13. Burj Al Arab Dubai, Arab Emirates $1359
14. Elounda Peninsula Elounda, Greece $1346
15. Jumeirah Vittaveli            Bolifushi Island, Maldives $1345
16. qualia Great Barrier Reef Queensland, Australia $1304
17. Huka Lodge North Island, New Zealands $1278
18. SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Las Vegas, United States $1250
19. Castello, Forte Village Resort Santa Margherita, Italy $1246
20. Hotel Cipriani Venice, Italy $1236
21. Huvafen Fushi North Male Atoll, Maldives $1195
22. Naladhu Maldives South Male Atoll, Maldives $1193
23. Soneva Kiri by Six Senses Trat, Thailand $1190
24. J.K. Place Capri Capri, Italy $1189
25. Anantara Kihavah Villas South Male Atoll, Maldives $1179
26. Four Seasons Resort Provence Tourrettes, France $1168
27. Kwandwe  Game Reserve East London, South Africa $1163
28. Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa Taha’s, French Polynesia $1151
29. Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, France $1149
30. Intercontinental Bora Bora Bora Bora, Fr. Polynesia $1147

About the Methodology:
The rankings above are based on the average hotel rates for a standard double room in the period from June 1 to August 31, 2011. The rates were taken 1 to 2 months in advance from the respective hotel websites or requested via phone. If the standard double room was sold out for a particular day, the standard “theoretical” rate for that day was taken and included in the average rating. All rates were established in U.S. dollars or converted into it with the exchange rate for the respective day.
 
 
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