Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.
Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku.
Here are the top 3 reasons visiting Baku (according to Booking.com) old town, city walks & friendly locals.
Surprisingly but a a luxury stay in Baku, doesn't mean expensive, in fact you could get a 5-star hotel in Baku, starting EUR 65 per night.
Continue reading to find out the best luxury 5-star hotels in Baku
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Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
Featuring a spa and wellness center, Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection is located a 5-minute walk from the Caspian Sea coast. WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
The rooms come with air conditioning, seating area, flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The bathrooms provide a hairdryer. Some rooms offer a mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine, bathrobes and slippers.
Guests can dine in the on-site restaurant, room service and breakfasts in the room are provided upon request. Other facilities include concierge service, beauty salon, ticket service, tour desk and dry cleaning.
The hotel is 2.5 mi from Port Baku Mall. The distance to Baku Train Station is 0.6 mi, and Heydar Aliyev International Airport is 14 mi from Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection. Taxi service is available at the hotel.
Price: ~ EUR 73 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Intourist Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
Located 200 m from the Caspian Sea shore, Intourist Hotel Baku Autograph Collection features a spa and wellness center. Free WiFi and free private parking are available on site.
The rooms offer air conditioning, a seating area, flat-screen TV with satellite channels and iHome docking station. The bathrooms provide a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers.
Guests can dine in the hotel’s restaurant, room service and breakfasts in the room are provided upon request. Children can be assisted by babysitters in the hotel. Bicycle rental is available on site.
Price: ~ EUR 74 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Featuring a revolving rooftop bar, a pool and a gym, this seafront hotel is an 8-minute walk from Baku’s Old City. Rooms offer great views of Baku and the Caspian Sea.
Air conditioning, hot drinks facilities and a 32-inch flat-screen TV are featured in all rooms and suites at the grand Hilton Baku. Rooms are spacious and bright, and feature king-sized beds.
Cocktails and wonderful views can be enjoyed in the Hilton’s 360 Bar. Seafood and steaks are served in the Sky Grill with terrace. There is also a glamorous tea lounge and a colorful restaurant offering Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.
Enjoy access to the exclusive Executive Lounge with private check-in and check-out and complimentary breakfast.
For relaxation, you can book a massage or spa treatment in the spa. There is also a sauna here.
Free Wi-Fi is provided in all public areas. The 24-hour reception staff can book a shuttle service to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, which is a 30-minute drive away.
Price: ~ EUR 201 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Grand Hotel Europe
This 5-star hotel provides exclusive accommodations in Baku city center, besides the International Business Center. The Grand Hotel Europe Baku offers excellent views of Baku and the Caspian Sea.
Rooms at Grand Hotel Europe feature luxury furnishings and design interiors. The colorful rooms are air-conditioned and include satellite TV, a mini-bar and a balcony with Caspian Sea views.
Guests can enjoy hot and cold buffets as well as a selection of Azerbaijani and international à la carte specialties in the Golden Caviar Restaurant. Grand Hotel Europe also has a Marina Bar, Caspian Bar, and its own disco/nightclub.
The Olympus Health Club & Spa features saunas, spa baths, massages, and a high-tech gym.
Price: ~ EUR 74 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Ramada Baku Hotel
Featuring a private beach and marina, this 5-star hotel in Bibiheybet offers a fitness center with swimming pools. Its elegant rooms feature a balcony or terrace with views of the Caspian Sea.
The stylish, air-conditioned rooms at Ramada Baku are equipped with a flat-screen TV and mini-bar and hot drinks facilities. Bathrobes, slippers and luxury toiletries are provided.
A hearty breakfast buffet with hot and cold dishes is provided every morning, and a range of Azerbaijan and Turkish specialties are served throughout the day. Drinks can be enjoyed in the garden or by the pool.
The Ramada’s health club has a gym, an indoor and outdoor pool with sun loungers, and a steam room.
The sights of Baku such as the Palace of the Shirvan Shahs and the Maiden’s Tower are just a 10-minute drive away. The property offers airport shuttle service with an additional charge. Free parking is provided.
Price: ~ EUR 364 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers
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Located in the Flame Towers Complex, just a 3-minute walk from the famous Martyrs' Alley, 5-star Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features picturesque views of Baku City or the Caspian Sea.
Modern air-conditioned rooms at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers include contemporary décor and a flat-screen TV. A spacious work desk, fully-stocked mini-bar, and panoramic windows are also fitted in all rooms. The marble bathrooms come with a glass wall and bidet. Guests are offered rooms with iPod dock station and a coffee machine. Certain rooms offer access to Fairmont Gold Lounge.
A rich variety of dishes is served in Fairmont's Le Bistro Restaurant featuring International Bistro and Local cuisine. Original and traditional cocktails can be enjoyed at Nur Lounge Bar. A selection of desserts as well as salads, sandwiches, and sushi are offered at Balcon Cafe.
With the phenomenal view of Caspian Sea, The Jazz Club seduce saxophone tunes nicely orchestrated with piano melodies, on weekdays, for a cozy Jazz environment. On weekends, talented DJ’s will set an amazing atmosphere all over the dance floor.
You can enjoy a movie at the Baku's only IMAX movie theater Park Cinema Flame Towers, located in the same building of Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers.
Luxurious spa treatments are provided in our spa center, including hammam, sauna and massages. Guests can also take a dip into the swimming pool or work out in the fitness center.
Baku Old City district with the 15-th century Shirvanshahs' Palace is 15 minutes' walk from Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers, and Caspian Sea embankment is a 20-minute walk away. A transfer to Heydar Alyev Airport (20 mi) is provided on request.
Price: ~ EUR 183 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Landmark Hotel Baku
Free WiFi, 6 restaurants and an indoor swimming pool are provided at this hotel, located 10 minutes’ walk from the Government House and Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theater in Baku. Heydar Aliyev Palace and Fountain Square are within 1.2 mi reach from the hotel.
All the stylish air-conditioned rooms at Landmark Hotel Baku feature floor-to-ceiling windows, a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and a kettle. Bathrooms are fitted with bathrobes and slippers.
European and Asian cuisine are served in the Landmark’s 6 restaurants, and Sky Bar overlooks Baku’s panorama.
Guests of the Landmark Hotel can relax in the sauna, take a dip into the swimming pool or work out in the fitness center. A massage service is also available.
The Old Town district with the Palace of Shirvanshahs is 10 minutes’ drive from Landmark Hotel Baku, and Baku Train Station is 10 minutes’ walk away. Heydar Aliyev Airport is 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel.
Price: ~ EUR 126 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Excelsior Hotel & Spa Baku
A 15-minute drive from Baku Airport, the luxurious and 5-star, Excelsior Hotel & Spa Baku features rooms in a variety of modern and classic styles, a large swimming pool and excellent spa facilities.
The Excelsior Hotel & Spa Baku welcomes guests with a grand exterior and spacious, marble-floored lobby. All elegant rooms have satellite TV, hot drinks facilities and high-quality sofas. Some feature a flat-screen TV and spa tub.
Guests can enjoy delicious buffet breakfast and international cuisine combined with the best fish plates in town, at the hotel’s stylish Belvedere Fish & Steak Restaurant. Excellent pastries and exotic tea selections can be tasted in the boutique-style L’Patisserie Cafe.
Full line of spirits and cocktails accompanied with tasty snacks and a range of cigars can be enjoyed in “L’atelier Bar” until late hours
The Excelsior Hotel & Spa Baku's relaxing Aura Spa has a high-tech gym and outdoor tennis court. Sauna and massage services are available.
Baku Train Station is 3.2 km away and landmarks such as Fountain Square and the Presidential Palace are within 4.8 km of the hotel.
Price: ~ EUR 133 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Sheraton Baku Airport Hotel
This hotel features a luxury spa with a gym, indoor pool, Turkish bath and Thai massages. The Sheraton is at Baku International Airport, a 10-minute drive from Absheron Beach.
The spacious rooms at the Sheraton Baku Airport Hotel feature air conditioning and modern décor. A flat-screen TV and private bathroom with bathtub and shower are included in each room.
The elegant Flavours restaurant serves an breakfast and a selection of Mediterranean lunches and dinners. During summer season guests can also enjoy our outdoor pool-side bar Baku.
Guests are welcome to relax at Link Cafe and watch sports events on TV in the Fly Inn sports bar. Other on-site recreational activities include billiards.
The Sheraton Baku Airport has a 24-hour front desk and free parking. The historic attractions in Baku’s UNESCO Old City are just a 25-minute drive away.
Price: ~ EUR 109 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Hyatt Regency Baku
Located in the historic part of Baku, this 5-star hotel features indoor and outdoor swimming pools with a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi is offered at Hyatt Regency Baku.
The elegant, air-conditioned rooms of this hotel have classic-style interiors and warm-colored decor. All rooms come complete with a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar and a private bathroom with free toiletries.
The classy Mezzo Restaurant serves European and Azerbaijani cuisine and includes a shaded summer terrace. Guests can also enjoy drinks in the Lobby Lounge or relax in the Armaiti Cafe.
Armati Spa Club and Armaiti Spa Center offer steam rooms and 3 spacious spa suites with a wide range of body and beauty treatments. Guests can work out in the fitness center and play lawn tennis, table tennis or squash.
Baku Old City is a 5-minute drive from Hyatt Regency Baku, and Nizami Metro Station is a 15-minute walk away. Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
Price: ~ EUR 168 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Overlooking the Caspian Sea, this modern 5-star hotel in Baku features an indoor pool, fitness center and a large spa. Rooms at Golden Coast offer free Wi-Fi and elegant interiors.
Regional specialties and international cuisine are served in the Golden Coast’s restaurant, where weekly live music performances also take place. A wide selection of drinks can be enjoyed at the bar, or outside on the terrace.
Air-conditioned rooms are spacious and decorated in a classic style. Comforts include satellite TV, a seating area and a private bathroom with slippers.
Guests can relax in the spa, which comes complete with a sauna, steam room and massage facilities.
Price: ~ EUR 63 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Four Seasons Hotel Baku
Overlooking the Caspian Sea and Baku Old Town district with the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, this 5-star hotel features a restaurant and lounge, a bar and an indoor swimming pool. Rooms come with air conditioning.
Each bright spacious room at Four Seasons Hotel Baku includes unique interior, a flat-screen TV and a view of the city or sea. Bathrooms are fitted with marble panels and a shower.
Italian dishes are served in Zafferano Restaurant. Relaxing drinks can be enjoyed in Piazza lounge or at Bentley’s Whiskey Bar.
A range of beauty treatments is provided in Four Seasons top-floor Jaleh spa center, including a hammam, sauna and massages. Guests can also take a dip into the swimming pool or work out in the fitness center.
Park Bulvar Shopping Center is 2 minutes’ drive from Four Seasons Hotel Baku, Port Baku Shopping Center is a 6-minute drive away and Azerbaijan Art Museum is 5 minutes’ walk away. Heydar Alyev Airport is 19 mi from the hotel, and a shuttle service is provided on request.
Price: ~ EUR 300 Book this hotel on Booking.com
JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel
This 5-star hotel is located in the heart of the city, on the Freedom Square. Baku’s main shopping, entertainment and business districts are all within a 5-minute walk of the JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel.
The spacious, air-conditioned rooms at the JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel feature a flat-screen TV, iPod dock, work desk and a laptop safe. Guests will find a bath, shower, bathrobe and slippers in each luxury bathroom. WiFi is available at surcharge.
ZEST Lifestyle Café is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A range of breakfasts and barbecued dishes are served in the Fireworks restaurant, while Oro Nero restaurant offers Italian specialties and a fine selection of wines. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks at the Razzmatazz bar or in the Zest coffee house.
JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel includes a sauna area and 24-hour gym. The hotel also has a magnificent indoor pool offering panoramic views of the Caspian Sea.
Price: ~ EUR 130 Book this hotel on Booking.com
Dinamo Hotel Baku
Dinamo Hotel Baku, offers a unique experience with its spacious bedrooms, free WiFi, exquisite International cuisine and classic afternoon teas with the finest pastry selection.
Luxurious and elegant bedrooms at Dinamo Hotel Baku, are a blend of stunning period architecture, custom-made furnishings and modern amenities. The rooms designed in Art Deco style feature exclusively commissioned fabrics, exceedingly comfortable beds, and marble bathrooms with designer toiletries.
Dining options, such as Fine Dining Restaurant & Bar with Show-kitchen, Private Dining Room and Health Restaurant allow guests to celebrate a wide selection of international cuisine. A stunning and spacious outdoor terrace offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the lively environment while indulging in the exquisite food and drinks selection.
The Spa is a luxury health club equipped with Fitness Center and swimming pool, also offers a selection of exclusive signature treatments and several beauty services including Nail Bar.
Dinamo Hotel Baku, as the only hotel in Baku offers round-the-clock, dedicated butler and concierge services for every guest, and pillow menu made from finest materials. Guests also can take advantage of the complimentary one-way airport transfer offered.
Formula 1 Grand Prix Baku is a 5-minute walk from the accommodations. Heydar Aliyev International Airport is 15 mi away. The hotel offers one-way shuttle service.
Price: ~ EUR 212 Book this hotel on Booking.com