When choosing a hotel for a trip or vacation, we must know what services we can get there. A standard set is provided by any hotel that cares about its guests and wants to make their stay within its walls as comfortable as possible.
But to become an exclusive offer in the world of the hotel business, a hotel must offer something unique, something that no one else has, to impress and attract a guest. Then it can take its rightful place in the ranks of the world’s most prestigious hotels in the hotel industry. In this article, we will talk about those luxury hotels that have already jumped into the crypto bandwagon.
Top 9 Hotels Where You Pay With Crypto
Soneva resort chain hotels located in Thailand and the Maldives now accept payments in Bitcoin and Ethereum. The cryptocurrency payments provider TripleA and the Pomelo Pay payment platform help to make payments. The possibility of paying with cryptocurrency will be available at the Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani, and Soneva in Aqua hotels in the Maldives and Soneva Kiri in Thailand.
Also, for Bitcoin and Ethereum, you can now buy real estate in the Maldives through the Soneva Villa Ownership company. You can book accommodation and pay with cryptocurrency via a secure link in the resort network. In addition, a QR code is used to pay for services with Bitcoin or Ethereum. Speaking of choosing a villa, Soneva Fushi enjoys the greatest popularity. Soneva Fushi's villas are located on a private island's sunset and dawn sides. The spacious villas of Soneva Fushi are built of natural materials in the middle of the tropical jungle and provide maximum privacy to vacationers.
- The Dolder Grand, Switzerland
The Dodler Grand is one of the most luxurious hotel complexes in the world's most prestigious financial and banking centers. It was built as a fusion of traditional Swiss architecture and modernism. But most of all, we are interested that this luxury hotel has started accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment. This feature became viable after the hotel teamed up with Inacta AG. This cryptocurrency payment intermediary developed a mobile application called Inapay, which provides an instant exchange of BTC for Swiss franc and euro.
So if you want to spend your Christmas holidays at this hotel, visit its spas and taste delicious dishes, be sure you can pay for all this with cryptocurrency.
- Sandman Hotels, Canada, and the UK
Vancouver-based Sandman Hotel Group accepted Bitcoin back in 2014. It all started as a pilot project, which turned out to be so successful that BTC payments for room reservations now apply to its entire international network, which includes 44 hotels and resorts.
Like most real businesses, Sandman accepts Bitcoin through third-party payment gateways. In this case, the service provider is the popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which currently serves more than 13 million cryptocurrency users. First, the travelers choose the room they want to book and then select BTC as the preferred payment method. Then Sandman Group issues an electronic invoice, which the client pays through Coinbase.
- Casual Hoteles, Spain
Casual Hoteles is a company located in the beautiful seaside town of Valencia. It is known for having several themed hotels throughout Spain, Italy, and Portugal, the most famous of which are located in Madrid, Bilbao, Seville, Florence, and Lisbon.
The essence of these hotels is that none is the same, and each is dedicated to a specific historical or cultural theme. But what crypto owners will like even more is that the company has initiated a pilot project that allows guests to pay for accommodation in Bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies. This initiative is still young, but early reports say it enjoys relative popularity.
- Sri Panwa, Thailand
Sri Panwa is an exquisite complex consisting of luxury private villas. Due to its location at the very top of Cape Panwa, the hotel has a breathtaking view of the southeastern part of Phuket. It offers an unforgettable and magnificent vacation on Phuket Island. The hotel is surrounded by lush tropical greenery, snow-white sand, and the azure waters of the Andaman Sea. Sri Panwa is rightfully one of the best hotels in Thailand.
Here you will plunge into an oasis of tranquility and luxury, finding yourself in one of the best places in Phuket. The resort has a large number of awards. For example, Sri Panwa was recognized as a World Hotel with the best view, according to the English edition of BeachTomato, and named one of the most seductive hotels in the world by the Thai magazine Anywhere Travel. What fascinates the crypto community is that you can pay for all this beauty with Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, and USDC.
- The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland
The Chedi Andermatt is located at the foot of Gemsstock Mountain in the Alpine town of Andermatt, Switzerland. Its distinctive features are calmness, decent service, and a subtle sense of style. The hotel will appeal to people of all ages. According to the hotel’s general director, Jean-Yves Blatt, The Chedi Andermatt team works on contrasts: Alpine/Asian design, classical music/DJ, etc.
They consciously hire young employees so that the bright and fresh design of the hotel can be continued in the service. The hotel is a mix of European, Asian, and Indonesian atmospheres. This also applies to restaurants: there are four restaurants with two concepts: continental cuisine and authentic Asian. The Chedi Andermatt boasts a Japanese restaurant with a Michelin guide star and a two-story spa with a 35-meter indoor pool. And, of course, customers can pay for all the services listed using Bitcoin or Ethereum-based cryptocurrencies.
- The Pavilions Hotel, Phuket
The Pavilions Hotel, Phuket, is located on one of the highest points of Phuket in Bang Tao, on the slope of the hills descending to Layan Beach, offering views of the island. It is spacious, secluded, and peaceful. The hotel has two award-winning restaurants with gourmet cuisine prepared by an exceptionally qualified culinary team, a bar with panoramic sunset views on a hilltop, and ultra-modern facilities, including a spa and wellness center.
The Pavilions Hotel, Phuket, is one of Asia’s most romantic and secluded resorts. The hotel’s main feature is that it is unsuitable for couples with children. The peculiarity of the hotel is that staying in a hotel with children under 16 is not desirable! But adults can safely sunbathe in what their mother gave birth to and enjoy the round-the-clock peace. This hotel is perhaps the ideal place in Phuket for a honeymoon or a romantic vacation. In addition, thanks to cooperation with the crypto gateway Coindirect, customers can pay for their accommodation in more than 40 cryptocurrencies.
- FIVE Zurich, Switzerland
The organization that owns the brand FIVE Hotels, headquartered in Dubai, already has two branches in this city — FIVE Jumeirah Village and FIVE Palm Jumeirah. And since June 30, the collection has also been replenished with a new luxury hotel in Zurich. But with the hotel’s debut, another good news was announced, FIVE Hotels began using crypto in payments, mainly Bitcoins and Ethereum. The decision was not made for a reason since almost 78% of the hotel’s customers are young people under the age of 35, who account for about 60% of the owners of cryptocurrencies.
FIVE Zurich is a luxury hotel with more than 80 suites with beautiful views of the bustling city and picturesque nature. According to the hotel team, they intend to revive the wild essence of Zurich, so at the hotel, you can not only relax quietly but also visit the most incendiary parties, have dinner at one of the seven restaurants, dance in the rooftop nightclub, or visit a social pool.
- Kessler Collection, USA
Kessler Collection is another luxury hostility company that accepts crypto payments. The Kessler collection proudly includes eight unique hotels created with passion and artistic inspiration. Each hotel has a chic design, first-class service, luxurious rooms, and an inspiring atmosphere. The Kessler Collection provides properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado, and New Mexico, so that everyone can choose what is closer to them in spirit. Hotels are designed in such a way as to inspire visitors and provide them with the best holiday experience.
Choose to stay in a historic hotel, a magical castle, an ultra-modern room, or a cozy Native American hideout. Thanks to cooperation with BitPay, guests of the Kessler Collection can pay for their vacation with cryptocurrency.