11 Beautiful Hotel Staircases to Inspire Your Wanderlust
You'll want to take a flight just to climb a flight.
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There are numerous reasons to visit a hotel, from the plush accommodations to the five-star service. But there are some properties around the world where you should book a stay just to marvel at a singular architectural detail: the staircase. Usually a functional piece in any multi-story building was turned into a design masterpiece featuring everything from bold colors to dizzying spirals. And all are the perfect backdrop for that #FOMO-inducing photo. Here are the 11 most stunning hotel staircases across the globe.