Best luxury hotels in Georgia 2022
Located where Eastern Europe meets Western Asia, Georgia is bordered by the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea. As such, the country boasts many natural wonders (including incredible glaciers, waterfalls and lakes), as well as historic medieval towns and bustling cities that are fast becoming the hottest urban hangouts. And with over 100 miles of sandy coastline, it’s ideal for an alternative beach break and some island hopping. Temperatures can dip in the winter and soar high in the summer, so if you prefer a warm, stable climate, opt for May, June or September.
Courtyard by Marriott Batumi
It’s the first of Marriott’s properties to arrive in the city, housed in the unique 41-story Alliance Palace structure overlooking the sea and just meters from the beach. Occupying floors one through six of the multipurpose building, the Marriott hosts 150 contemporary guest rooms, its height offering fabulous views. There’s also the Ananne Spa, an indoor pool, fitness room, and all-day food and drink spot; The kitchen and the bar. Ideal for both business and leisure stays, the hotel’s versatile spaces lend themselves well to relaxation or work.
Sheraton Batumi Hotel
Get a good night’s sleep on signature Sheraton Sleep Experience beds in one of the hotel’s 202 rooms with blackout curtains and adjustable air conditioning. Visit the saunas, Turkish steam room and fitness room at Shine Spa and swim in the seasonal indoor and outdoor pools. Dine at the Sunflower Restaurant, sip cocktails in the sun at the poolside Jasmine Lounge Bar, marvel at the 360-degree views at the Sky Bar and order a nightcap at the Lobby Bar. Located next to the beach, it’s a great option for families and a short walk from the historic center for a little sightseeing.
Le Meridien Batumi
Swim and sunbathe overlooking the Black Sea, with a stay at Le Méridien Batumi. Known for its modernist design, the hotel has been decorated in calm colors with works by renowned Georgian artists. 105 rooms overlook either the city or the water, from a classic king room to a massive two-bedroom presidential suite. There are several food and drink options; the Brasserie Restaurant for local and Mediterranean cuisine, the Poolside Terrace Restaurant for BBQs and the Latitude Bar, for cocktails with a mid-century vibe. Other amenities at Le Méridien include a casino, the Explore Spa with an indoor pool and a peaceful garden.
Rooms Hotel Tbilisi
Like many places in the city, this building has an interesting industrial past. Formerly a publishing house, it is in the suburb of Vera, occupying eight floors. There are 125 rooms, each with minibars, Marshall speakers, Prija bath products, balconies, and contemporary artwork. The design was inspired by New York in the 1930s (a vibe that’s aided by the property’s warehouse/loft architecture). Comfortable tan leather and velvet sofas and art deco orb lighting contrast with the industrial chic accents, creating a fashionable yet cozy vibe. The restaurant follows the Big Apple theme in its menus, with farm-to-table fare and there are two bars, one al fresco.
With rooms and spaces that could be mistaken for a Greenwich Village loft, Stamba is simple but cool. Very cool. Stay in an Aviator or Terrace Suite, with features like art deco-inspired beige leather beds, white beamed ceilings, gold and black freestanding tubs, glossy khaki paint, and large abstracts — lots of them. efforts have been invested in the detail of the design, with lots of retro objects. The lobby is filled with floor-to-ceiling bookcases and living trees, offsetting the brutalist architecture. Stamba has its own space farm, growing baby and leafy greens, edible flowers, strawberries, and miniature vegetables for the hotel’s cafe, chocolate factory, and all-day Asian restaurant. It also has a photography museum, an amphitheater and a Pink Bar.
Marriott Hotel Tbilisi
On sophisticated Rustaveli Avenue, this five-star Marriott hotel offers classic grandeur with its impressive facade, towering crystal chandeliers, interior palm trees, and marble bathrooms. Rooms take on a more modern feel with geographic motifs, mid-century-inspired contemporary furnishings, and a warm yet minimalist approach to decor. Each is soundproofed and includes Acca Kappa toiletries, coffeemakers, mini-bars, lighted makeup mirrors, bathrobes, and slippers. the Majestic Lounge & Bar.
Wyndham Grand Tbilisi
Close to the Marriott, the Wyndham is an excellent option for accessing a spa. The wellness center has a fitness room, indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, with a large selection of treatments. Guests can dine on European cuisine 24 hours a day at the Lobby Lounge and receive a complimentary continental breakfast daily. Rooms come with luxe toiletries, pillowtop mattresses, and epic views, while Superior Suites — housed in a dramatic glass dome — have unusual curved floor-to-ceiling windows in geometric panes.