When people think of hospitals they don’t usually have good memories of times they may have spent there or good things to say about visiting them. Various surveys have shown that hospitals, along with cemeteries, are two of the most unpleasant places one can go but we’re afraid that we will positively surprise you with today’s list since we searched and found 25 luxurious hospitals that could easily become five star hotels if they wanted to.
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Shouldice Hospital, Canada
Founded in 1945, Shouldice Hospital in Ontario, Canada, specializes and is the global leader in hernia repair. With an incredible 99.5 percent lifetime success rate for primary inguinal hernias this luxurious hospital isn’t just beautiful to the eye but has set the gold standard for medical professionals around the world.
Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California
Equipped with a separate set of elevators for patients and the public, as well as a rooftop garden, private rooms with pull-out couches for guests and museum-quality paintings adorning the walls, patients and their families may be tempted to stay longer just for the fun of it or just because they feel like they are in a five-star hotel.
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece
Named after one of the richest men of the twentieth century, the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center is a luxurious hospital that was built with the money the Onassis family donated to the Greek state and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and diagnostic and interventional cardiology, saving the lives of thousands of patients every year.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Michigan, USA
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital isn’t just one of the most impressive and beautiful hospitals but one of the most unique too since it has become famous for its use of natural light for heating and cooling, its rainwater collection and filtration system, its recycling programs, and more. With wide use of interior landscaping and design, visitors and patients almost never feel like they’re in a hospital but in a park instead.
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines
St. Luke’s Medical Center has received numerous accolades the past few years and as a matter of fact at the moment it’s considered one of the best hospitals in Asia and the world. As such, it regularly receives patients from Asia, Micronesia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States, where they rest in one of its 650 luxurious beds, with almost half of these found in fully furnished private suites with televisions and other modern conveniences to make every stay as comfortable as possible.