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For those who seek flawless service and unparalleled amenities, finding the right hotel can be an arduous task. Thankfully, club-level rooms and suites, typically the priciest accommodations in a building, nearly guarantee a memorable stay, treating guests to a smorgasbord of rewards.

Not all club-level programs, however, are created equal. A dedicated lounge, extended check-in and checkout times, complimentary WiFi and meal presentations throughout the day are often just the beginning.

At Hotel Arts Barcelona, a cava concierge is available, ready to introduce visitors to local varietals of the Spanish sparkling wine and arrange exclusive trips to nearby wineries. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali changes the food in its club lounge daily, allowing guests to sample the menus of all seven on-site restaurants.

And as Raffles Dubai proves, when it comes to club-level benefits there is no limit to exclusivity. Its recently unveiled Dubai Floor is so singular an experience there is no mention of a club level at all. In fact, the amenities are so numerous—a dedicated spa, a salon, a screening room—the club’s 14th floor could easily be mistaken for its own hotel.


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