When we choose where we can stay for vacations, sometimes bigger hotels really are better. Although you may get lost trying to look for your room, you’ll also get to discover amazing entertainment options, art galleries, shopping malls, theme parks, waterparks, activities for kids, spas and salons, tons of restaurants and many more. The truth about these properties is that they are more like small, rushing cities than hotels, with countless guests coming and going every day.
We are all aware that travel plans are impacted right now but to satisfy your wanderlust, we’ll continue to share stories that can encourage your next adventure. These hotel accommodations are not just your normal staycation spot. So which large hotels are the largest of them all? If you’re interested to know, keep on reading!
Top 10: Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel
Total of guest rooms: 4,200
The Ambassador City Jomtien hotel is a 42-story tower that provides scenic views of Thailand’s picturesque Na Jomtien beach and the Gulf of Thailand.
If you’re the type of person who’s always active in different activities while you’re vacationing, this is the perfect place for you. They have a squash court, a table tennis area, pool tables, an indoor badminton, an outdoor tennis court, an Olympic-sized lap pool and a waterpark that kids will love. It’s even named “Big Pool” as it’s touted as the biggest swimming pool in all of Asia.
Top 9: Luxor Las Vegas
Total of guest rooms: 4,400
The Luxor Las Vegas is nearly impossible for you to skip if you’re on The Strip —it’s a large 30-story black pyramid surrounded by an obelisk and a sphinx, which happens to be bigger than the original in Egypt. When it’s night time, one of the most powerful beams of light in the world shoots out from the peak of the pyramid, clear to aircraft as far as 270 miles away.
This Egyptian-themed resort has a price tag of $375 million to construct and comes with more than 120,000 square feet of casino space. If you’re finished spending your whole day at one of the resort’s four pools, you may take your break for a bit of cultural development and visit some of their artifact exhibitions. Plus, you might even not know that Luxor is also home to entertainers ranging from the Blue Man Group to magician Criss Angel to comedian Carrot Top.
Top 8: Mandalay Bay Resort
Total of guest rooms: 4,750
The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Las Vegas also comprises the lavish Four Seasons hotel and the hip Delano hotel.
If you need a rest from gambling in the resort’s 135,000-square-foot gaming space, there’s still a lot of things to do such as, visiting the Light nightclub, the Daylight beach club or the Minus5 Ice Bar, where all things are made of ice.
The resort has a 1.3-million-gallon Shark Reef Aquarium is one of the most gigantic aquariums in North America, filled with different sharks, rays and fish.
Top 7: Wynn/Encore Las Vegas
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Total of guest rooms: 4,750
There are plenty of amazing hotels in Vegas, and it can be pretty overwhelming to determine where to stay if you’re visiting for the first time. The Wynn Las Vegas and Encore has a high-end design that might qualify in your list when looking for mega-luxury accommodations.
They have two spas and lavish pools encircled by lush gardens (you’re even allowed to swim topless at the Wynn European pool if you desire). If this is still not enough, you can have the option to rent a private pool cabana, that has a mini-fridge, a plasma TV and plush furniture.
Popularly, the hotel is known to have a weird over-the-top brunch, which provides some dining rooms decked out in a playful decor, 15 live-cooking stations, a yummy chocolate fountain, and 120 various dishes.
Top 6: Izmailovo Hotel
Total of guest rooms: 5,000
This hotel is located near lush, green Izmailovo Park —one of the biggest parks in Moscow. The Izmailovo complex comprises four independently managed buildings: Alfa, Beta, Vega and Gamma-Delta. The structures features the largest of the 29 hotels built ahead of the 1980 Summer Olympics to accommodate visitors and journalists, and provide beautiful views of the historic Izmailovo Estate and serene Serebryano-Vinogradny pond.
If you have plans in the future to go on a trip to Moscow, the complex is a great launchpad for exploring the city which is just several steps from the Partizanskaya metro station, providing you fast and easy access to the Kremlin and Red Square.
Top 5: Sands Cotai Central
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Total of guest rooms: 6,000
Macao is hugely considered to be the “Las Vegas of Asia,” and this is true since it’s home to larger-than-life hotels, just like its American counterpart. It’s so massive that Sands Cotai Central casino and shopping complex on the Cotai Strip costs $4 billion.
The complex includes four hotels: St. Regis Macao, Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Holiday Inn Macao and Conrad Macao, each with different price points to welcome almost any travel budget. The Sands Cotai Central complex hosts shows daily, events and concerts, including the Macao International Music Festival and La Parisienne Cabaret Francais stunt show.
If shopping is your favourite therapy, you’ll discover a lot of options to choose from in Sands Cotai Central’s 520,000 square feet of retail space.
Top 4: CityCenter
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Total of guest rooms: 6,790
The CityCenter complex in Las Vegas has a great number of slick, classy properties: Vdara Hotel and Spa, Aria Resort & Casino, Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and Veer Towers.
They have three pools that you can use without the need to leave the resort complex, including Liquid, a 215,000-square-foot adults only-pool with now fewer than 42 cabanas.
In addition, it’s also home to one of the United States’ biggest public art collections, with a cost of $40 million, with pieces by high-profile artists scattered throughout the grounds.
Top 3: MGM Grand Las Vegas
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Total of guest rooms: 6,852 Rooms
The MGM Grand Las Vegas is a well-known casino and hotel by almost everyone around the world in Las Vegas. It was firstly known as the Marina and the MGM Marina, and now the MGM Grand is on the third list of the largest hotels in the world with more than 6,000 rooms.
When it officially opened in 1993, it was recognized as the world’s largest hotel complex. The hotel, which is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, boasts a 30-floor building with a height of 293 feet. Inside the building, you can find waterfalls, five outdoor pools, a convention center, the Grand Spa, rivers and the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Top 2: The Venetian / Palazzo
Total of guest rooms: 7,117 Rooms
Located in the Las Vegas strip, the Venetian is a five diamond luxury hotel in Las Vegas which consists of 7,117 rooms in total. It is considered the second largest hotel in the world. The casino portion of the Venetian is also the world’s largest casino.
Top 1: First World Hotel
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Total of guest rooms: 7,351 Rooms
The First World Hotel is the largest three star hotel in the world and can be found in Genting Highlands, Malaysia! However, it was considered initially as the world’s largest until it was dethroned by an expansion of The Venetian in Las Vegas (now called as The Palazzo) which opened in 2008. But with the opening of a new block in 2015, the First World Hotel regained its throne as the world’s biggest hotel.