Best Business Hotels 2014
When you have to suit up, you'll want to check out our list of the world's best luxury hotels for business travelers. These deluxe business hotels are at the top of the list and offer meeting space, ballrooms, Wi-Fi, business centers, rental or complimentary computers and iPads, catering, and dedicated business concierges. No matter the size of your meeting, there's a space for you. Choose from rooftop terraces, bowling alley bars, traditional state-of-the-art meeting rooms, and ballrooms. Plus, at these five-star hotels, pampering is the new business amenity. Mobile computing means a conference call can be had at a high-end spa or even by the pool. Fitness centers can help executives stretch out after meetings, and wining and dining clients can be done at the fine dining establishments inside these luxury hotels. If you need to mix business with pleasure, many of the world’s best business hotels offer amenities and activities for the whole family. Special touches such as translation services, round-the-clock dinner menus for jet-lagged guests, personal trainers, transportation services, and the latest technology, all coupled with service standards that make these hotels the best in the business all round out your experience.
21c Museum Hotel Bentonville brings over 12,000 square feet of art-filled event space to downtown Bentonville. Offering a range of spaces - many with top-of-the-line audiovisual technology, architectural details that filter natural light, and lofty ceiling heights – 21c is the perfect venue for board retreats, executive meetings, cocktail gatherings, reception dinners, charitable events, intimate weddings, and any other special occasion.
A frequent award winner for Best Business Hotels Lists, the Andaz Liverpool Street is ideal for businessmen within the City's Square Mile, but also frequented by trendsetters from neighboring Hoxton and Shoreditch. Enjoy 5 restaurants and 5 bars within the hotel, extensively equipped Health Club, an array of massage and beauty treatments, and 14 private dining and event rooms. The 267 modern guest rooms are designed to create the ultimate in hotel experiences.
From its setting on Beacon Hill to its luxurious decor, this is an unique meeting venue. For small groups, the three Parlor rooms provide the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. Able to accommodate up to 75, the Wine Cellar offers an impressive venue for an event. The Meeting and Events Manager can assist with all arrangements including flowers, custom printing, linen choices, A/V equipment, photographers, entertainment, and much more.
At the Gramercy Park Hotel, meeting rooms pair 20th century art with state-of-the-art amenities and exceptional service. With stunning indoor and outdoor options, the hotel excels in creating unique gatherings, and its events team can organize and customize every detail, from invitations to menus. The business center has multilingual secretarial staffing, video-conferencing, AV equipment, and conference facilities for up to 50 people.
There is 1.570 sq m of meeting and event space with diversity of meeting rooms, outside catering, and gardens, and terraces available for seasonal cocktails. The facilities include a flexible arrangement of six meeting rooms, a boardroom, and Hyatt's Grand Ballroom with a capacity of 800 people. All of the hotel's meeting rooms offer state-of-the-art technology. Event Coordinators and professional AV experts assist you from start to finish.
Hotel Vitale offers meeting and event space, both indoors and outdoors, that are uniquely San Francisco. From stunning water view terraces to versatile conference space and boardrooms, Hotel Vitale can accommodate almost any type of meeting or event. All event and meetings can be catered by the hotel's farm-to-table restaurant, Americano. Hotel Vitale is a City Certifed Green Business and offers sustainable meetings and events.
The fully equipped Biz Pod business centre includes three boardrooms with high definition video conferencing. There are terrace spaces, and Levels 7 and 8 private rooms offer spectacular views. The Godolphin Ballroom has natural daylight, and can be divided into three separate meeting areas. Smaller scale business events such as meetings, conferences, press launches, and seminars can be staged at 12 boardroom-style meeting rooms.
On the Wharf at Woolloomooloo Sydney (in the Central Business District) , Ovolo Woolloomooloo, enjoys spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour, and city sky line. With five different event spaces, BLUE Sydney has the perfect setting for any occasion. BLUE Sydney's meeting rooms can accommodate up to 70 people theatre style and the chef and attentive event team will assist in creating the perfect cuisine to complement any event.
Palace Hotel Tokyo's address makes it a popular choice for hosting everything from large exhibitions to multi-day conferences, from intimate gatherings to large social events. All eight multi-purpose function rooms, large and small, are great for a convivial gathering, and are bathed in natural light with views of greenery and water. Function spaces also include two dedicated meeting rooms and a boardroom that can seat up to 28.
The 8,600 square feet of Special Event space and dedicated meeting rooms offer versatile Chicago venues and spaces for business and entertaining. Meeting rooms can be set in boardroom, classroom, u-shape, rounds, theater or reception style. Spacious banquet rooms on the second floor interconnect to allow for larger group meetings or banquets. The 17th floor meeting room includes an expansive terrace with views of the city skyline.
The hotel has 5,000 square meters of function space, all with state-of-the-art facilities and IT connections. A team of specialists ensures that functions runs smoothly, from A/V setups to food and beverage arrangements. The banquet and meeting facilities includes two pillar-less Grand Ballrooms and a range of function rooms. The gardens are perfect settings for cocktail receptions or banquets. The full-service Business Center offers secretarial services.
The team of event planners and event concierges can guide you through a vast array of options - event venues, seating arrangements, lighting, sound, scent, decor, presentation technologies, catering and more. Explore possibilities from theme parties to elegant cocktails, luxurious launch events, gala dinners and international conferences. The team can arrange bespoke events at venues like the Opera House or Temple of Literature.
The Taj West End provides an elegant setting for meetings and private events. Telepresence services provides high definition conferencing and 25,000 square feet of banqueting space is spread across 20 acres of gardens. Five indoor and four outdoor venues cater to 15 -1500 people. A pillar-less Ballroom seats 350 people, and there is a 24-hour Business Centre, secretarial services, designer menus, and event planners.
Gracefully elegant meeting room seat up to 70 guests in grand yet inviting comfort. Elegant private dining room and pre-function areas are catered in style by ONE Restaurant. The expert meeting staff personally attends to your every request. The ultimate in computer technology, audiovisual equipment and tech support ensures flawless presentations. There are Business centers located on each guestroom floor.
With 1700 m2 of corporate meetings facilities composed by 7 modular meeting rooms convertible in 20 different set ups, with 6 of them benefiting from daylight and a sumptuous ballroom accessible by a majestic staircase, the hotel can accommodate up to 650 guests altogether. A business center and a team entirely dedicated to your project enhance this offer, the most complete in Paris.
Meetings and events at The Jefferson Washington, DC are distinguished by intimate venues that allow groups to enjoy the full attention of an experienced staff. There is 1,800 square feet of meeting space, a business center, and a board room. Catering is by Plume restaurant. Function rooms are individually designed based on Thomas Jefferson's favorite spaces at Monticello. A full array of business services are available.
With over 20,000 square feet of space, the latest communications systems, and a business centre, Mena House caters to your needs, whether it be a banquet, board meeting, conference, or reception. 6 private banquet rooms can seat up to 520 persons, and 3 conference rooms are available. Business services available include Internet services, PC rental, courier, secretarial, photocopier, audiovisuals rental, and five language simultaneous translation.
Located along the historic Bund with spectacular view of the Bund, Huangpu River, Pudong and former British Consulate gardens, The Peninsula Shanghai perfectly blends with the historic architecture of its landmark neighbours and has elegantly designed unique event facilities and a dedicated events staff. The hotel offers four meeting rooms (with largest room capacity is 450), a business center, administrative services, and high-speed Internet access.
Tower Club at lebua offers state of the art meeting and conference facilities. Sweeping views of Bangkok, outstanding technological infrastructure, and gourmet cuisine from The Dome's premium restaurants, ensure that events, be it meetings, gala dinners, press conferences, or product launches, will be unmatched elsewhere. A truly unique function room, Pundarika Grand Ballroom brings an imperial quality to any event.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto presents exclusive meeting rooms and function space. The 12,000 square feet of event venues includes the Grand Ballroom and the Grand Salon, located on the 9th and 10th floors. The hotel's meeting rooms offer views of Toronto's architectural landmarks and city skyline. Combined with the hotel's well-appointed amenities and prime location, every meeting here is an event.