First impressions count.
And these hotels and inns nailed him to this department.
From the coastal hotel in Devon, which takes guests on a sea tractor to the resort in Cambodia, you are zip-lining, these are breathtaking ways for tourists to make an entrance.
Carriage – Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India
At Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, India, guests pass from the resort's main gates to the lobby in a magnificent horse-drawn carriage.
The Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad is a thoroughbred hotel – mainly because guests come to the front door, courtesy of a magnificent horse-drawn carriage.
Cars can only go to the palace gates.
When the carriage arrives at the front door, the traditionally dressed staff performs a welcome ritual that sees guests bathed in flower petals.
Marine Tractor – Burgh Island Hotel, Devon
The world's only sea tractor transports guests to the Burgh Island Hotel in Devon when the property is secluded at high tide.
Burgh Island in Devon is home to Burgh Island Hotel, which is unique for a variety of reasons – even because guests can arrive on the world's only sea tractor.
The islet on Bigbury-on-Sea beach is connected to the mainland by a spit of sand that can only be traveled at low tide. But when the sea rolls in, guests can pick up the newly remodeled exclusive hydraulic tractor that was designed, says the hotel in 1969 by Robert Jackson, pioneer of the nuclear power plant program in the 1950s, for "a case of champagne."
It is free for guests and £ 2.00 for non-guests.
If you decide to stay at the hotel, you will follow in the footsteps of several notable figures. Past guests include Agatha Christie, Winston Churchill, The Beatles, aviator Amy Johnson and Noel Coward.
Rowing Boat – Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou in West Lake, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou, China is located on stunning West Lake and guests arrive on a traditional rowing boat.
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou is set among temples, lotus woods and ancient sidewalks.
The Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou in China, located on stunning West Lake, visitors arrive on a traditional rowing boat, which takes them on a "leisurely stroll".
The tour, which takes up to 60 minutes, takes guests to temples, lotus woods and ancient sidewalks.
Features of the hotel include rooms with marble bathrooms, a huge indoor pool, and elegant restaurants.
Zip Line – Bensley Shinta Mani Wild Collection, Cambodia
Adrenaline seekers can enjoy zip lining at Bensley Collection Shinta Mani Wild in Cambodia
Shinta Mani Wild is set within a national park in Cambodia and has 15 luxury tents.
The Bensley Collection Shinta Mani Wild resort is a remote campground in Cambodia within a national park.
And guests can opt for an exciting arrival – by zip line.
The zip line begins at the highest point of the property and deposits guests next to a waterfall near the camp's 15 luxury tents.
Red Carpet – Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows
At Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, guests walk the red carpet to reach the hotel lobby.
Beverly Hills Hotel has hosted the world's most famous movie stars, rock stars and celebrities
The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows It has hosted the world's most famous movie stars, rock stars and celebrities.
But regardless of who you are, the property always has the unrolled red carpet – guests climb one to reach the entrance.
Suitable, you agree, for this ultimate glamor headlight.
Swan Lake Tour – Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles
The stunning swan lake at the Bel-Air Hotel. Guests enter the hotel past the lake on a curved walkway.
The Bel-Air Hotel is the only hotel allowed in Los Angeles's exclusive Bel-Air neighborhood. It has a five star rating
The five stars Hotel Bel-Air It is the only hotel allowed in the exclusive Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.
And the five-star experience begins with arrival – guests enter the property through a curved walkway past a swan lake and 12 acres of gardens.
To add to the romance, hummingbirds fly in and out of palm trees.
Funicular Railroad – St Regis Deer Valley, Utah
Guests at St Regis Deer Valley in Utah take a funicular to reach the main lobby.
Guests of St regis deer valley make a truly memorable entrance – they are carried 200 meters from the main lobby by rail.
Guests are first met in a lower lobby and then must use the railroad to reach the central part of the property.
The train journey takes just two minutes, with the cabins created by world-famous Gangloff carmakers.
Cable Car – Vigilius Mountain Resort, Italy
The only way to reach Vigilius Mountain Resort, which is 5,000 feet high in the Dolomites, is to take a cable car.
The cable car to the Vigilius Mountain Resort takes seven minutes. The hotel promises guests 'no noise and no stress'
The Vigilius Mountain Resort in Italy, it is located 5,000 feet high on the side of a mountain in the Dolomites, where there is no "noise or stress".
Getting there is very special. Because there is no road, the Monte San Vigilio / Vigiljoch cable car is the only option.
Slips from the road at the foot of the mountain to the resort in seven minutes.
A Priest's Blessing – Four Seasons Resort Bali on Jimbaran Bay
Arriving at the Four Seasons Resort Bali in Jimbaran Bay, guests are taken to an open-air temple to attend a blessing ceremony with the resort priest.
Four Seasons Resort Bali's pool in Jimbaran Bay. The hotel offers guests stunning views of the Indian Ocean.
The first thing guests do at Four Seasons Resort Bali Jimbaran Bay not in line for check-in.
Here they are greeted with frangipani flowers – a Balinese symbol of purity and immortality – before being taken to an open-air temple overlooking a bay.
While there the resort priest performs a blessing ritual and, for particularly tired travelers, he can gently sprinkle them with holy water to "wash away all the burdens and tensions of everyday life."
Suspension Bridge – Capella Ubud, Bali
To reach one of Capella Ubud's 22 luxury tents in Bali, guests need to cross a series of suspended rope bridges, pictured
Each Capella Ubud tent has a saltwater pool and also has batik-covered walls, four-poster beds and copper bathrooms.
Located in the jungle of Bali, Capella UbudThe creators of the project designed it to look like a camp set up by early nineteenth-century spice merchants.
And the only way for guests to reach the resort's 22 luxury tents, nestled among the trees, is through a series of rope-suspended bridges.
Each tent has a saltwater pool and also has batik-covered walls, four-poster beds, and copper tubs.