Although the world has many fine hotels, this year well-heeled travelers will find the best of the best in Dubai, Bali, Shanghai, Paris, Las Vegas, and a smattering of exotic locales. The luxury hotels you see here received the highest aggregate ratings from the experts at the Kiwi Collection. Their room rates range from $200 to $4000, per night.
Right on the coast, W Retreat & Spa Bali - Seminyak offers more than just a happening vibe (which in fact, would be enough). 237 rooms and villas provide either breathtaking views or ultimate privacy proving the best of both scenes. Inside, a pillow menu and 350-thread-count sheets keep things cozy, while rain showers and iPod docks make waking up fresh and funky. Some villas even offer private pools, perfect for a morning cool-off and/or cannonball.