Complimentary Hotel Amenities: Stay in these swanky hotels and get these amazing perks, for free
Complimentary hotel perks – from morning yoga to BMW keys to YSL Museum tickets – will keep guests coming back for more.
Here are our top 10…
Viceroy Riviera Maya’s Shaman-in-residence, who can usually be found tending to his Jardin Pak’al (the garden where he grows herbs used at the Wayak Spa), greets all guests upon arrival with a complimentary traditional Mayan blessing – resetting the mind and spirit for a relaxing vacation ahead.
Guests of Royal Mansour, the all-riad property owned by the King of Morocco, will enjoy complimentary tickets to the YSL Museum in partnership with the Yves Saint Laurent-Pierre Berge Foundation.
Guests who book the top suite at Nantucket’s White Elephant and The Wauwinet will receive the keys to a 2019 BMW SUV for the duration of their stay.
Jamaica’s GoldenEye is offering new complimentary experiences this summer, including guided snorkeling excursions through the turquoise Oracabessa Bay, home to 2,000 pieces of coral with shades of red, pink, yellow, and orange; guided meditation with singing bowls; and visits to nearby Firefly, Noel Coward’s hilltop home rumored to have been Captain Morgan’s lookout.
Guests who stay at one of The Chatwal’s 14 specialty suites will receive a red Crosley radio and a vinyl LP collection of famed Broadway musicals. Options include Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Fiddler of the Roof, West Side Story, South Pacific, and more. Young guests can enjoy a theater playhouse with puppets.
Each room at Almanac Barcelona comes with an iPhone that guests can use throughout their stay, including complimentary international calls and mobile access to the hotel’s team.
As the only hotel located within Brazil’s Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas offers exclusive access to the park’s waterfalls both before- and after-hours. Through Belmond’s partnership with Leica, guests are outfitted with a complimentary lightweight Trinovid 8x42HD Leica binoculars and a curated map to watch the wildlife up close as day breaks over the rainforest.
Set in Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano National Park, guests of Nayara Springs can wake up with the rainforest each morning with complimentary daily yoga in the open-air pavilion as well as early morning bird-watching walks with expert nature guide Juan Pablo. Bonus: everything in each villa’s mini bar (apart from the wine bottles) is complimentary – from plantain chips to Costa Rican beer.
London’s The Bloomsbury, whose ground floor was recently redesigned by Martin Brudnizki, offers hotel guests a complimentary walking tour of the trending Bloomsbury neighborhood on Saturday mornings at 11 am. Guests can learn about the 20 leafy squares of the area – the old stomping grounds of the literary Bloomsbury set – and check out the British Museum’s latest exhibitions after the tour.
andBeyond and Swarovski Optik have teamed up to create custom CL Companion 8×30 binoculars at every andBeyond lodge (on-hand in each jeep) – offering safari-goers a jitter-free overview of the African landscapes and passing game. andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge in Botswana crafted their own design specifically for game drives along the Okavango Delta, with an EL wraparound grip for an extra steady hand.