Whenever we are traveling, accommodation makes up a huge part of our travelling budget. Regardless of whether you are looking for small luxury hotels or large ones, coming up with a budget for the same can go a long way to ensuring that your trip is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. A budget is necessary because most of the leading hotels in the world tend to be expensive.
Rarely do you find people paying attention to this area. In most cases, people concentrate on issues such as the cities with the most number of visitors or cities with the most total hotel rooms. This is perhaps what makes this article much more interesting.
In order for us to make a clear distinction, we’ll divide accommodation into 4 categories including;
- Hotels operating on a 24 hour basis, with daily housekeeping and private bathrooms.
- B&B/Inns with on-site staff and daily housekeeping
- Specialty lodging with on-site staff
- Vacation rentals
To many people, this might come as a surprise because China dominates the list yet we all know that a large number of the most expensive hotels in the world are not found here. To give you a clear perspective into this, we have compiled for you this list containing 10 of the top cities with most hotels in the world.
Coming in at number ten is Hangzhou. Once in the city you can never fall short of a place to eat. The city has 1,813 hotels, 137 B&B and Inns, 117 Specialty Lodging and one Vacation Rental. In total there are 2,068.
Another entry from China is the Hangzhou Chengdu which is found in China and boasts of having a total of 2,098 hotels. They are split into 1,839 hotels, 162 B&B/Inns, one Vacation rental and 96 Speciality Lodging.
The city is known for having a number of hotels including B&B and Inns (176), Specialty Lodging (27), Vacation Rentals (128) and Hotels (1,800). In total, the city has around 2,131 hotels.
A surprise inclusion into our list is Marrakech. The city boasts of having 463 hotels, 1,022 B&A and Inns, 166 Specialty Lodging and 508 Vacation Rentals. All these total up to 2,159.
Another entry from China is Guangzhou. The city has 2,374, 53 B&B and Inns, 63 Specialty Lodging and one Vacation Rental. In total, the city has 2,491.
London is known to have some of the most expensive hotels in the world and comes in at number five in our list. The city has 1,069 Hotels, 510 B&B and Inns, 562 Specialty Lodgings and 4,686 Vacation Rentals. The city has a total of 6,827.
Shanghai boasts of having around 3,546 hotels, 270 B&B and Inns, 113 Specialty Lodging and 40 Vacation Rentals. The sum total of these joints stands at 3,969.
Beijing boasts of having both small luxury hotels and larger ones. The city has 4,941 hotels, 524 B&B Inns, 266 Specialty Lodging and 49 Vacation Rentals. The city of Beijing has a total of 5,780 hotels.
Paris boasts of having some of the best and leading hotels in the world. This could explain why Paris is one of the most favoured tourist destinations. The city has 1,790 hotels, 126 B&B and Inns, 114 Specialty Lodging and 4,973 Vacation Rentals. In total, Paris has a total of 7,003 hotels.
As one of the most attractive tourist destinations, Rome comes in second in the list with 1,266 hotels, 2,529 B&B and Inns, 499 Specialty Lodging and 5,791 Vacation Rentals. In total the city of Rome has 10,085 hotels.