Four Seasons Baku
The Baku outpost of global hotel juggernaut, Four Seasons, is up to its usual classy tricks, with stellar service (including multilingual concierges) and high-end surrounds, in the capital of Azerbaijan. Take a dip in the Skylit Pool or head to Bentley’s Whiskey Bar for an apéritif and a fine cigar from the walk-in humidor as the sun goes down. Or sample the Italian cuisine at restaurant Zafferano – if you’re there during warmer weather, the outdoor terrace is the perfect place to enjoy expertly crafted dishes like saffron and sweetbread risotto and cannelloni “Piemontese” while enjoying the views out over the nearby Philharmonic Park.
Spacious and decorated tastefully in chic and serene tones, premier guest rooms at the Four Seasons Baku have deep soaking tubs in the marble bathrooms and come with in-room entertainment in the form of Playstations and Blu-ray players. And, for those who require a room with a view, just make your preference known – you can opt for city or Caspian Sea vistas. And needless to say, the Presidential and other Suites are extravagantly decadent; perfect for those in Azerbaijan with an entourage.