Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort: Architectural Marvel

The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is an architectural marvel that will blow your mind.

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort at night

A stay in one of the world’s most expensive-to-construct buildings (a staggering $1.5 billion) is sort of like a temporary stay in a giant, resort-like donut– and that’s fine by me. The 27-story Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort features views the Huzhou skyline near Shanghai and comes to life at night with the appearance of being a glowing donut orb that would be Homer Simpson’s ideal vision from space.

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The hotel was built on the shores of Lake Taihu and includes 39 private villas, 44 suites, and 321 guest rooms– all aimed at China’s new, upwardly mobile business class. A recent price search turned up rooms at rates of about $250 USD per night, which seems fair for staying in a giant lakefront donut.

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Bryce Gruber is a Manhattanite mom who can be found jet-setting off to every corner of the globe. She loves exotic places, planes with WiFi, summer clothes, & Sucre brown butter truffles. Bryce's aim is to do to luxury what Elton John did to being gay. Follow her on twitter @brycegruber

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