Travel Picks: World's top 20 business hotels

Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:37am EST
 
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SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Hotels that combine service, technology and comfort have topped a list of the world's best business hotels with the winners offering their guests those added extras that can make all the difference to a trip.

Readers of travel magazine Travel + Leisure ranked hotels on a list of services and amenities to come up with their 20 top business hotels, part of the publication's annual World's Best survey.

Some offered free Internet access and a 24-hour business center, some had rooftop pools, while one had an award-winning Gordon Ramsay restaurant. Free parking was also a plus.

Boston's The Eliot had touch-screen monitors for guests to order room service and print boarding passes. The Peninsula Hong Kong transported one guest in a Rolls Royce and treated her to tea upon arrival.

This list (here

otels-2009/1) is not endorsed by Reuters. :

1. Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt, Buenos Aires

2. Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei

3. St. Regis, Shanghai   Continued...

 
<p>1: The Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires in an undated image. Readers of travel magazine Travel + Leisure ranked hotels on a list of services and amenities to come up with their 20 top business hotels, part of the publication's annual World's Best survey. REUTERS/Hyatt/Handout</p>