Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

A marble replica of Michelangelo’s Bacchus welcomes guests to the courtyard lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. The Florence hotel features Renaissance-era reproductions and original artworks...
The Four Seasons, located in the Mae Rim Valley 20 minutes from Chiang Mai, consists of a collection of pavilions arranged in the manner of one of the region’s small hillside villages. Instead of a...
This Big Island property has been one of the most popular luxury resorts on Earth since it opened 14 years ago, and for good reason. A recent renovation has made it even better, with updated guest...
Following the flight from Buenos Aires, visitors to the Four Seasons Resort Carmelo in Uruguay sip lemongrass iced tea from ceramic tumblers while checking into their bi-level suites. Heated slate...
In the fall of 2005, after a 12-month renovation, the historic Hotel des Bergues reopened as the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues. The hotel’s decor borrows its watery palette from the lake: Shades of...
From Punta Mita’s lobby, paths bordered by fragrant landscaping lead to a series of two- and three-story red-tile-roof buildings on the hillsides above the bay. Most of the rooms and suites inside...
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark, mismatched furnishings, but rather cream stucco buildings with hardwood floors filled with 1920s-era...
Opened in 1990 as the first-ever Four Seasons resort, the Wailea continues to impress guests with its three championship golf courses, unsurpassed service, and detailed nuances (guests traveling with...
The decor in the Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s lobby pairs replicas of battle-worn Republic of Texas flags with a cast-iron chandelier dripping with New Age quartz crystals. And while its facade,...
The Four Seasons Resort, Lana`i at Manele Bay’s two golf courses—the Challenge at Manele and the Experience at Koele—are the main Recreation al draws on Lanai, but the island also is a haven for...
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels. Bestowed upon a select few properties in the first and eighth arrondissements, the designation reflects the residents...
Few hotels offer a more magnificent prospect than that of Gresham Palace, Four Seasons’ Art Nouveau landmark on the banks of the Danube in Budapest, Hungary. The grand sweep of the Chain Bridge leads...
From their perch atop the highest of Amman’s seven hills, guests by the pool at the Four Seasons can gaze on the expanse of whitewashed structures that earned Jordan’s largest metropolis its nickname...
At the Four Seasons Hotel, Cairo at Nile Plaza, lobby lizards prowl the glittering public spaces with primeval focus. The mission of these liveried staffers (whose reptilian name refers not to the...
With the completion of the Ty Warner Penthouse, set 52 stories above street level, the Four Seasons Hotel in New York has achieved a new height in opulence among Manhattan hotels. The suite also...
Tourists to Sydney, Australia, often scale the 440-foot-tall Sydney Harbour Bridge to glimpse what they've been told are the best views of the city. Guests of the Four Seasons know better: Sydney’s...
Located on the first 10 floors of a 21-storey hotel and residential tower in the heart of downtown Seattle, the Four Seasons provides an intimate, peaceful oasis just minutes away from the city’s...
Set high on a cliff on the island of Samui, the resort’s entry affords views of the Gulf of Thailand and, directly below, a collection of villas and swimming pools built into the steep hillside. The...
During his brief reign as emperor of Mexico in the mid-1860s, Austrian-born Maximilian I ordered the construction of a wide boulevard that would traverse the country’s capital in the same fashion...
Set on a gentle rise in the shadow of the 2,900-foot Pinnacle Peak, the clay-colored casitas of the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North blend in seamlessly with the Sonoran Desert landscape...
Guests fatigued after a day on the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains can retire to the Four Seasons’ spa or lounge by the outdoor pool, which is open year-round. Both settings afford...
The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills , which completed a $33-million renovation in March , affords breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills and the Los Angeles skyline, but its first-...
The grumble of construction trucks drowns out the rumble of surf on the oceanfront 17th hole at the Punta Mita Club de Golf’s new Bahia course. The racket detracts from this otherwise serene setting...
Since it opened last September, the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora has been creating quite a scene for its patrons: Sitting on the French Polynesian island’s highest point, it offers...
Since it opened last September, the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora (+689.603.137, www.fourseasons.com ) has been creating quite a scene for its patrons: Sitting on the French Polynesian island’...
In person, on the course that he designed at the new Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita, Ernie Els does not look as imposing as he does on TV. But his swing—the one that, together with his 6...
No Turkish experience is complete without visiting a traditional bath. While many luxury hotels attempt to provide the Turkish bath experience, the hammams at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at...
By the time the torch ceremony commences the XXIX Olympiad in August 2008, China’s capital will be home to several upscale hotels. Following are our picks for the 10 most promising places to stay...
A golf makeover for four that begins with a custom club fitting at the Ely Callaway Performance Center in Carlsbad, Calif. Seven return trips to the center for instruction, club alterations, and...
Cabdrivers, bellboys, and even randomly encountered people on the streets of Langkawi will tell you about the legend of Mahsuri, a 19th-century princess whose husband, after believing a false...

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