The festive season is here again and one thing you must remember to do is to budget, since you do not want to suffer when all the celebrations are over. If you are planning to take your family out on a vacation far from home, then you need to make sure you know exactly how much you will be paying for your accommodations.
The reason for the emphasis on this cost is the huge variance in cost one hotel can have from the next. Unlike food or entertainment where you can make a wild guess and still come close to the actual cost of how much you are likely to spend, the cost of accommodation varies depending on numerous factors.
If you are one of those people who love the finer things in life and instead of a normal hotel room you prefer spending the holidays in a suite, you had better be prepared to spend far more than the average holidaymaker will spend. However, regardless of how much you are willing to spend this holiday season, you might be curious to find out how much the filthy rich spend just for one night in some of the most luxurious suites in the world.
The figures in this article are estimations of the cost one is likely to spend in these amazing hotels since, in this industry, demand can sure push up the figures in a matter of hours. Even though, to most people, the figures here are what they save up to spend on their entire week-long vacation, the people who can afford these suites stay for even up to a month paying such figures every day.
Here are the most expensive and without a doubt the most luxurious hotel rooms in the world today. Which of these suites would you seriously consider (and actually be able to afford) spending a night in?
15. Presidential Suite At The Mandarin Oriental – $28,000
The Presidential Suite at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in China might only have one bedroom, but it sure is one of the largest, the most beautiful, and the most luxurious suites in Asia. The huge floor to ceiling windows flood every room with sufficient natural light, with the beautiful designer lighting and fixtures taking over during the nights. The huge master bedroom has a spa bathroom, a Jacuzzi bathtub, and a huge walk-in wardrobe. The elegant dining room here can host up to eight people, the living room is the true definition of comfort, while other amenities like the study room, the powder room, the pantry, and the extraordinary ambience here make the suite to cost upwards of $28,000 per night. This suite might not be a good option for anyone looking to save money on accommodation, but it ought to be the first option for anyone looking for luxury.
14. Shangri-La Suite At The Shangri-La Bosphorus – $24,000 – $30,000
Istanbul, which historians love to refer to as Constantinople, has a rich culture and is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world. If you ever make your way to Istanbul, then you had better save up enough money in order to spend a night in one of the most lavish hotels in Western Asia and all of Eastern Europe. You are likely to pay anywhere between $24,000 and $30,000 a night at the Shangri-La suite at the Shangri-La Bosphorus, which is a reasonable rate considering the amazing experience you will have in this luxurious suite. You will hardly find luxury suites as big or as extravagant as the ones here anywhere else this side of the world, with the leisure facilities here also having no rival. Everything in the suite including the Spa, heated pool, marble bathrooms, TVs, mirrors, the amazing view of the Bosphorus River and so much more will leave you feeling like royalty.
13. The Royal Plaza Suite At The Plaza Hotel – $30,000
If you want to enjoy the luxury a head of state or some wealthy executives enjoy for a few days, book yourself a few nights at the Royal Plaza Suite at the Plaza hotel. This suite is the definition of lavish, with everything about it from its décor, furnishings, upholstery, and services being of the highest possible quality. The three spacious bedrooms in this amazing suite look like a scene from a really good movie, and the access to a private elevator, white butler services, a chef’s kitchen, and fully equipped fitness room make it worth the over $30,000 you will pay here every night. Everything about the master bathroom is a designer piece, with a heated floor and 24-carat gold plated room fixtures. The modern electronic room controls you will find here will help you control the windows, the lighting, and the climate control in the suite to serve your needs.
12. The Villa La Cupola At The Westin Excelsior – $30,000
The Villa La Cupola is the Westin Excelsior Hotel’s fifth and sixth floors, occupying an area of approximately 1,100 square meters, making this suite one of the biggest suites in all of Europe. This luxurious suite has seven terraces for guests to use as sunbathing or entertainment spots, not to mention as places where they get an unobstructed panoramic view of the amazing city of Rome. The uniquely designed domed living room, the hand-carved Italian Walnut wood features in the library, the top-notch surround sound and audiovisual technology, the private kitchen, and luxurious dining room are just a few of the things that make this suite outstanding. Guests here especially love the private wine cellar at their disposal that has 160 bottles of amazing Italian wine, both white and red. Having access to a private elevator, a beautiful marble staircase, a well-equipped fitness room, a steam bath, Sauna, a Jacuzzi pool, and so much more make parting with not less than $30,000 a night here quite realistic.
11. Presidential Suite, Hotel Cala di Volpe – $33,000
The presidential suite at Hotel Cala di Volpe is the place to catch a glimpse of the best that Italy has to offer in terms of luxury. Although you will have to part with more than $33,000 every single night you spend here, all the amenities at your disposal will justify why you have to spend so much. This presidential suite has an amazing sunroom, a steam room, a fitness area, a huge rooftop terrace with a swimming pool, and numerous other amenities reserved for the guests here. The unique minimalist décor here is a beautiful work of art highlighting local themes, the design of the furniture here is unique and fit for the suite, and the breathtaking view of the Island from the suite is in every way priceless. Guests here have the option of using either of the two spacious living rooms or occupy any or all of the three bedrooms with king-sized beds, bathtubs or Jacuzzis in each.
10. The Presidential Suite At The St. Regis – $35,000
Being the most expensive city to live in in the United States, New York is without a doubt a place where you will find some of the most expensive hotel suites in the world. People who live in and visit New York know that they have to spend a bit more on everything, just because it is New York. Therefore, when you learn that the cost of spending a night in the Presidential Suite at the St. Regis is not less than $35,000 you should not be surprised. This suite is outstanding in every way, one way it attracts people is by refusing to share images of the specific rooms in which Marilyn Monroe, and Salvador Dali once slept, so you have to go there and find out for yourself. Among some of the most luxurious amenities you will find anywhere else on the planet, this suite has three beautiful bedrooms, four superbly designed and finished bathrooms, and a beautiful dining room that sits ten people. Guests receive round-the-clock butler services, a Bentley to move them around New York, an amazing view of the city, and an experience that money cannot buy.
9. The Royal Suite At The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – $35,000
Abu Dhabi is not shy when it comes to luxury hotels and architectural mega structures, which is why the Royal Suite at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is one of the best and most luxurious suites in the world. It is clear from the hotel’s website that you will have to part with at least $35,000 to spend a night in the Royal Suite, and it is also clear just why you have to pay that much. This amazing suite spans the two upper floors of the hotel, occupying a colossal 2,100 meters square. In the suite, you will discover tactile oceanic elements, echoes of soft beige, and sea mist, ice cream, teal and blue hues blending perfectly. The artwork here is glamorous and dramatic, crafted to make you realize that you are in possibly the best suite in the world. Access to butler services, a beautiful family room, huge TVs, a spa, and ultra-modern bathrooms make staying here even for one night an amazing experience.
8. Caesars Palace Pool Villas, Las Vegas – $35,000 -$40,000
Las Vegas attracts guests from all over the world, which is the reason you will find accommodation for people of all classes. Caesars Palace is one of the most famous hotel and casinos in all of Las Vegas if not in the United States. The three Caesars Palace Pool Villas are some of the most luxurious accommodation establishments on the continent, which is the reason you will have to pay anywhere between $35,000 and $40,000 per night here. In addition to being the largest suites in Las Vegas and the most lavish, these villas have amazing patios overlooking the pool and the area around it. Guests here get to enjoy everything an executive suite in any part of the world has to offer including private elevator services, round-the-clock butler services, and so much more. The three villas are unique with regard to theme, furnishings, and décor. One looks like a beautiful Grecian palace, another looks like a lavish Persian apartment, while the third has an old world Spanish décor.
7. Royal Bridge Suite, Atlantis – $40,000
If you are planning on going to Dubai for your vacation anytime soon, please do not come back home without visiting Dubai’s Atlantis hotel on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island. Since everything in this magnificent hotel is breathtaking, a night at the Royal Bridge Suite here will blow you away. Since celebrities like Michael Jordan and Kim Kardashian loved spending time in this amazing suite, it goes without saying that you will absolutely love spending a night here. A night in this magnificent hotel will cost you $40,000, which is fair when you compare it to other suites here and what this one has to offer. The view of the emirate’s Palm Island, the Burj Khalifa and numerous other outstanding mega structures in Dubai is unrivalled. Everything about this suite is the definition of extravagance and luxury, with some outstanding features being a private billiards room, a dining area and a bar, Jacuzzis in every bathroom, a personal butler and chef, and so much more.
6. The Studio Suite At The Palms Casino Resort Hotel – $40,000
The Palms Casino Resort is an amazing hotel in Las Vegas, where guests can experience unmatched luxury throughout their stay in the hotel. Being in Las Vegas and of course being in a Casino Resort, guests here have easy access to chances of big winnings at the casinos while also experiencing the amazing nightlife that Las Vegas has to offer. Going for close to $40,000 per night, the studio suite at the Palms Casino Resort is without a doubt a hotel suite worth spending a night. With all the amenities that you would expect to find in an upscale condo in any of the best cities in the world, this studio suite is the definition of elegance and luxury. The view of Las Vegas from this suite is like no other, its spacious rooms, king-sized beds, state-of-the-art kitchen, whirlpool bathtub and so much more to offer makes spending even a single night here an experience worth more than the price tag.
5. Penthouse Suite At The Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez – $42,000
Most people consider France to be the best honeymoon destination in the world, with hardly any couple having any regrets about visiting this beautiful country. The Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez has beauty, authenticity, and timeless architecture evident throughout the hotel, making it the ideal place for anyone looking to have a great time along the French Riviera. The penthouse suite here is highly likely to be one of the most prestigious hotel suites in all of France, which is the reason why you will have to part with at least $42,000 just to spend a night here. This amazing suite is located on the seventh floor of the hotel and it has everything you would expect to find in a world-class hotel, from spacious marble bathrooms, beautiful and expert designed bedrooms and dining rooms, and of course a private terrace with an amazing view. Guests here have unlimited access to a Jacuzzi, sauna, a working area, a kitchenette, a minibar, round the clock room service, butler service and so much more.
4. Presidential Suite/Shahi Mahal At The Raj Palace Hotel – $45,000
Since there are very high chances that you are not part of a royal family in any country, a night at the presidential suite at the Raj palace hotel in India will sure be an outstanding experience for you. The palace and suites are made fit for kings and queens and for $45,000 a night; you will definitely wake up feeling like royalty. This suite is not your average one or two floors big, but a four-story building with all of its floors dedicated to offering the guests a luxury experience that they will never forget. Among other things, guests have the privilege of a private lounge with a bar and an extra luggage storage area. The whole first floor is a pavilion overlooking the inner courts of the magnificent palace, the once master bedroom for the Thakur Sahib. Most of the furniture in the private museum is made of gold and silver, which makes sense because it was the Maharajah’s Old throne. At the top of the suite are a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a private bar, a lounge, and a butler on call among other luxury amenities.
3. Ty Warner Penthouse At The Four Seasons Hotel – $60,000
A night at the Ty Warner Penthouse Suite at Four Seasons Hotel in New York is sure to challenge your belief in the idiom that states that east or west, home is best. True, your home might have the warmth and homely feeling that you cannot get anywhere else, but chances that your home is anything like the luxury you will find in this penthouse are slim to none. First, the designers of this amazing suite happen to be expert designers Peter Marino and I.M. Pei, who handpicked all the furnishings in the penthouse; unique pieces of art from different artists from all over the world. In addition to the luxury of the penthouse, with close to $60,000 a night guests here get to enjoy using a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce Phantom and a personal butler available at all times. Furthermore, the four beautiful cantilevered glass balconies offer an unobstructed panoramic view of Manhattan, the highest of such balconies in the world.
2. Royal Penthouse Suite At The Hotel President Wilson – $75,000
When you cannot get the cost of spending a night in a particular room from a hotel’s official website, then you know you are dealing with a very expensive hotel room. Hotel rooms such as the Royal Penthouse suite at the Hotel President Wilson are so expensive that you would personally have to call the hotel to make a reservation and get the price of the room. This hotel suite hosts VIPs such as presidents and famous celebrities. Boasting of being the largest Penthouse suite in Europe, spending a night in this suite will cost you approximately $75,000. This suite is the entire eighth and ninth floors of the hotel, offering a breathtaking panoramic view including an uninterrupted view of Lake Geneva. This suite has twelve amazing bathrooms, two extremely luxurious master bedrooms with Jacuzzis, a 103-inch TV, a Steinway grand piano, private fitness rooms, bulletproof windows, and a private lift, all for maximum luxury and security. If you can save up for a few years to afford to spend a weekend here with your family, please do, you will not forget the experience.
1. Grand Penthouse At The Mark – $90,000 – $100,000
The Grand Penthouse at the Mark is without a doubt the most expensive hotel suite in the world and it scoops the top spot on this list. The Mark is a hotel in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where a night in its amazing Grand penthouse goes for anywhere between $90,000 and $100,000. This suite is definitely not a place for anyone whose net worth or resources are not in the region of millions or billions of dollars because there is no way anyone who does not fall into this class of wealth can afford it. Apart from the sheer magnificence of this penthouse, every detail about this hotel suite is something to write home about. This suite spans two floors; it has a library lounge, two wet bars, a conservatory, six amazing bathrooms, a huge dining room and so much more. The five bedrooms in this suite all have room control panels, HD TVs, and lavish Italian bedding, while the rooftop terrace here is ideal for holding private outdoor parties that have an amazing view of Manhattan’s most iconic structures. Spending a night here ought to be an item in your bucket list.
Sources: Mandarinoriental.com, Hotelpresidentwilson.com.