Top 5 hotels preferred by the wealthy, globally

A new report by New World Weath has identified the top 5 favorite hotels of wealthy people. New World Wealth is a ratings, surveys, and statistics provider that specializes in the global wealth sector.

The report is based on interviews with 800 high-net-worth individuals. New World Wealth made use of its proprietary database of over 150,000 high-net-worth individuals from around the world to conduct the survey.

5. Raffles Hotel, Singapore

The colonial-style Raffles Hotel, originally built at the end of the 19th century, is a classic Singapore establishment with 107 ornately furnished rooms. When Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Singapore in 2012, they opted to stay at this five-star hotel.

Double rooms start at about $600 a night this spring.

Raffles Singapore

4. Hotel du Cap Eden Roc

Originally a private mansion, this 1870 property is one of the French coast’s most storied — and romantic — getaways. The idyllic Antibes hotel has been the destination of famous families like the Kennedys, political figures like Winston Churchill, and celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Today, it’s a popular choice for movie stars during the Cannes Film Festival.

Double rooms start at about $625 a night this spring.

Hotel du Cap Eden Roc

3. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Located in London’s posh Knightsbridge neighborhood — just across from the street from famed department store Harvey Nichols, and bordering expansive Hyde Park — the Mandarin Oriental London is a palatial hotel built in the Edwardian style, mixing old-school glamour with trendy design and amenities. With 169 rooms, it’s widely considered London’s best.

Double rooms start at about $570 a night this spring.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London

2. Plaza Hotel, New York

Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel is a landmark found just off Central Park. A signature red carpet guides guests from the door of the car right into the opulent lobby. It has been home to everyone from the fictional Eloise character to architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and is a favorite of celebrities for weddings — and of politicians for their stays in the city.

Double rooms start at about $725 a night this spring.

The Plaza New York

1. The Bellagio, Las Vegas

The Bellagio is a classic Las Vegas establishment, opening in 1998 and operating as the centerpiece of the Vegas Strip ever since. The 36-story mammoth hotel is home to an iconic casino, a slew of celebrity-helmed restaurants, a shopping mall, and even Cirque du Soleil’s “O” performance.

Double rooms start at about $200 a night this spring.

Bellagio, Las Vegas