Nothing quite beats the feeling of watching a movie in a theatre. Munching on some popcorn, sipping on coke and feeling the aura of the reel turn into reality courtesy the surround sound system and image quality. But one thing that can enhance your experience is a luxurious cinema hall. Yes, cinemas might be the most usual aspect of a city, but a luxurious cinema can make you like the movie just a little more. We have scouted and found some of the most luxurious cinemas in the world. So what are you waiting for? Scroll on!
The Cinema at Selfridges, London
Housed at the flagship store in London, United Kingdom, Selfridges is the first luxury departmental store to have opened a three-screen cinema. Staying true to the brand’s luxury standards, The Cinema at Selfridges has made the experience of cinemas top-notch. Cosy, plush and reclining red chairs add life to the space. Adding further to the aura, pick your gourmet snacks and sip on your favourite cocktail because the bar is stocked and ready. However, if you wish to have a cinema exclusive to you, then book the private screening room!
Cinepolis Luxury Cinema La Costa, California
When it comes to the most luxurious cinemas in the world, the hub of Hollywood – California cannot be missed. High comfort and uber-luxe, Cinepolis spells out luxury in the modern world. With reclining leather seats, spacious auditoriums, and waiters who will serve you food at the push of a button, consider this Mexican cinema chain a benchmark for the more outlandish offerings to come. There is also a special cinema for kids cinema featuring beanbags, play areas, and a vibrant palette of primary colours.
Embassy Diplomat Screens, Bangkok
Luxury cinemas need not always be contemporary, but rather royal and regal. The Embassy Diplomat Screens embodies just that with decadent cinema halls styled like cosy airport lounges. Adding to the ambience, each hall offers luxury amenities including seating options that range from luxurious day beds and loft beds with pillows and soft blankets to plush cocoon seats, complete with call buttons for butler service. What’s more? Each hall also offers an exclusive viewing experience, with less than 40 seats, headphones and a private bar.
Soho House Mumbai
A luxury members-only club, the first Asian outpost for Soho House is nestled in Mumbai’s upscale beachfront neighbourhood Juhu. Much like the concept of the members-only club, Soho House offers a private screening room that is decorated with Rajasthan-inspired influences. It boasts 32 mohair armchairs and colourful printed wallpaper with lampshades for a more polished effect.
Aurum Theatre, Malaysia
The Southeast Asian countries are setting the world standards for luxurious cinemas. Named after the Latin word and chemical element representing gold, Aurum Theatre in Malaysia is a gold standard in extravagant cinema experiences. Being Malaysia’s most luxurious cinema, Aurum Theatre boasts of opulent halls with luxury recliners, call buttons for service and chargers for your devices. From the Escape Studios to Comfort Cabins and Getha Lux Suites, each hall here has its own style and personality designed to impress. Exquisite private cabins, bespoke service, and contemporary continental dining at Jin make this a go-to.
CJ CGV Yeonnam, South Korea
No one does luxury much like Korea. South Korean cinema major CJ CGV with branches across Asia and the US is the brand behind the nation’s most luxurious and intimate cinema experiences. Recently, the brand launched Suite Cinemas with an aim to take the big screen experience into the luxury lifestyle realm. Bringing together the luxury of a hotel and the pleasure of cinemas, the plush interiors boast sophistication and an uber-luxe lifestyle. Leather seats and segregated compartments make the suite a dream.