Your bathroom at home probably looks pretty good. It's got style, substance, panache and maybe even a water-saving, eco-friendly toilet. But with a little perspective, you'll soon realize that your bathroom can't even begin to compare to some of the finest hotel accommodations out there. So if you're a bathroom decor junkie and a lover of all luxury loos, check out this bucket list of must-see hotel commodes.
The Hotel Majapahit Surabaya in Surabaya, Indonesia
Indonesia's second largest city has a lot to offer, not least of which are the bathrooms of the Hotel Majapahit Surabaya. The Presidential Suite's bathroom is, according to Concierge.com, a throwback to a more luxurious period in the region. The hotel itself is 100 years old, so it's not surprising that alongside all the expected modern conveniences, the Hotel Majapahit Surabaya offers the kingly incentive of pre-scenting your toilet for you. Pick from jasmine, lavender or even vanilla! Not to mention, the source reminds, the enormous elevated whirlpool bath that looks out over the quiet and beautiful North Garden. Or the gold-plating that covers just about every bathroom fixture other than the toilet paper.
The Tshukudu Bush Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
The source also suggests this particular hotel bathroom for the traveler hoping to catch a safari-worthy view and lounge with the lions from their bathtub. Take a panoramic soak, enjoy the grassy plains and indulge in a little rustic R&R.
The Ritz in Paris, France
Located in the 1st Arrondissement, not far from the Louvre and squarely settled on famous Place Vendome, The Ritz Paris has long been known for its opulence, which is probably why celebrities and dignitaries have made it their preferred locale for ages. TravelAndLeisure.com reports that for those travelers who demand gold-leaf gilded swan-shaped faucets, this is the place to stay. Why not pull that bell cord and order a martini from your bubble bath?
The Four Seasons Hotel in Firenze, Italy
With marble bathtubs that would make Michelangelo proud, these bathrooms are surely the epitome of European luxury. If the ceiling's antique frescoes don't draw you in, the source reports that perhaps the local perfumes by Lorenzo Villoresi (using century-old methods) will.
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