Travelling is often an inconvenient but unavoidable part of the job. Help to beat the stress of a business trip by booking a stay at one of these luxurious business hotels.

Work related stress has reached record levels, as we struggle to balance work and rest effectively.

Throwing travel into the mix doesn’t help. Having to pack a bag and rush to the airport is bad enough. Then there is the odd missed flight, lengthy delay or lost bag. However, despite the hassle, business trips often can’t be avoided.

To make the process slightly easier, make sure that you have a comfy bed to fall into once the journey is complete, allowing you to get a good night’s sleep ahead of your meetings.

Best business hotels for workaholic travellers

Finding a hotel that suits you is important. Blending comfort with business needs, these five hotel chains are the perfect place to start your search for the best business hotels.

1. Peninsula Hotels

The Peninsula Hotels chain frequently ranks among the best choices for those travelling for work.

Founded in 1928, Peninsula has focused on quality, rather than quantity, with a total of 10 hotels spread across Asia, Europe and the US. Each hotel has been given its own unique quirks. However, Peninsula Hotels around the globe feature the same impeccable customer service.

Likewise, conducting business is a breeze, given that each room is fitted with a range of tech devices. Worldwide calls are free. Likewise, each room is also comes with a printer, scanner and fax machine.

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2. Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

Ritz-Carlton hotels lead the way in luxury and style. With 91 hotels in 30 different countries, the chain has many of your business trips covered. Bankrolled by Marriott, the world’s largest hotel chain, these luxury establishments have earned numerous awards and honours.

Each of the chain’s hotels are different. However, all of Ritz-Carlton’s offering provide picturesque views and service of the highest quality. Likewise, Ritz-Carlton have fitted all of their rooms with ‘luxurious amenities’, including a king-sized bed and round-the-clock Wi-Fi to keep you connected.

The best part? Ritz-Carlton’s mobile app allows you to reserve spas and dining, request room service or order drinks straight to your sun lounger.


3. Shangri-La Hotels

Shangri-La cannot be beaten on service. Starting from the hotel limousine that will pick you up from the airport, right the way through to checkout, Shangri-La‘s staff do what they can to assist you.

Based on the Utopian land detailed in James Hilton’s Lost Horizon, Shangri-La lives up to its name. Their hotels are situated in some of the most breath-taking places in the world, spread out across Asia, the US, the Middle East and Europe. Your stay at Shangri-La will come with a truly stunning view, whether you’re on the 52nd floor of The Shard in London, or on the idylli island on Yanuca, Fiji.

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4. Mandarin Oriental Hotels

The perfect place to unwind after a long day spent sat in a meeting room, Mandarin Oriental’s list of luxury hotels are well known for their spas.

The award winning chain operates 29 hotels across the globe, with destinations scattered everywhere from Kuala Lumpur to Prague. Despite the distance between them, each and every hotel has plenty of oriental charm. No matter where in the world you are, you will always know when you’re in a Mandarin Oriental hotel.

Referred to as ‘homes away from home’, each room offers a level of comfort that you can’t find elsewhere. Likewise, each hotel is also equipped with business facilities of the highest quality.

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5. Four Seasons Hotels

Business travellers rate Four Seasons among the best in the industry for customer care and room quality. However, business services are where they really excel. Four Seasons have made accommodating workaholics their mission and it is now paying off.

Each of the chain’s 105 hotels feature top quality fitness and leisure facilities, as well as 24-hour business services. This means that you can get the job done whenever you need to.

Business is their main concern. However, Four Seasons have put just as much care and quality into their rooms. Each room is fitted with everything that you need to relax, from a luxury tub to games consoles and docking stations.

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