Ever dream of spending more than $80,000 on a hotel stay? What about $83,200 a night?
As the number of millionaires in the world grows in comparison to 20 or 30 years ago, so too does the yearning for the best of the best luxury accommodations made to quell the desires of these richer travelers. Back in the 1990s, five-figure hotel rooms existed, but not nearly as many as there are now, and hotels are clamoring to provide the top rooms and amenities that money can buy.
Imagine overlooking the most beautiful skylines and natural landscapes the world has to offer—all from your own private Jacuzzi or heated swimming pool. Picture yourself sleeping in a different room and luxurious bed each night because there are anywhere from four to 12 of them in your single suite.
Envision a welcome massage coupled with two private saunas ready to provide you with utmost rest and relaxation amenities. And don’t forget the private staff that hangs in the background, ensuring that you have everything you could possibly want and need, from delicious food served at a private dining table fit for 16 to a chauffeured Rolls Royce.
Think these hotels are a little too rich for your blood? Check out these 10 of the most expensive hotel rooms in the world to see for yourself.
10 Royal Suite At Burj Al Arab
Ringing in at $22,900, this Dubai suite from Burj Al Arab provides Hermes bath products and five-head rain showers to create the ultimate bathroom experience. The suite also features 17 types of pillows, a rotating four-posted bed, full-size Jacuzzis, a private butler and even the free use of a 24-carat gold-plated iPad.
It’s also a sight to be seen with its rich golds, purples and reds that color the room and its exotic features. What’s also unique about Burj Al Arab is its Al Mahara restaurant, which is located under the sea, and the fact that it only offers suites, which go for no less than $2,000 a night.
9 Presidential Suite At Ritz-Carlton Tokyo
For $25,000, you can enjoy arguably the ritziest of the Ritz Carlton hotels in Tokyo. Located on the 53rd floor of the city’s tallest building, the suite allows for some of the best views of the Shinjuku skyline. The Presidential Suite offers a four-poster king-size bed with Frette linens, a private den, a dining room fit for 16 guests and full marble bathrooms with rainforest shower heads.
8 Royal Plaza Suite At Plaza Hotel
New York’s famed Plaza Hotel, perhaps also known for its stint in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, offers just such a room as can be seen in the movie—and actually one even better.
At $30,000 a night for its most expensive suite, the Plaza Hotel provides three-bedroom, three-bathroom accommodations with prized views of Manhattan, particularly of Fifth Avenue and the legendary Pulitzer Fountain. Its décor, textiles and furnishings are all inspired by the luxury and ambiance of the royal court of Louis XV. The suite also comes with a formal entertainment room, a living room with a grand piano, a dining room that seats up to 12 guests and a private library.
7 The Hilltop Estate Owner’s Accommodation At The Laucala Island Resort
Located in Fiji, the Laucala Island Resort actually requires an application in order to stay in this magnificent suite—yes, you need to be granted permission to give them $40,000 a night.
Unlike with some other hotels on this list, since this is a resort, everything is included in the hefty price, including gourmet food, champagne, beach horse riding, and even a welcome massage in the spa. Just fill out your form and wait for your invitation to stay at this most exclusive of island villas.
6 Sky Villa At Palms Casino Resort
This Las Vegas gem of a suite overlooks the magnificent Vegas Strip with accommodations and amenities that aim to fit its $40,000-a-night price tag. Covering 9,000 square feet, this villa includes a 12-person, glass-enclosed Jacuzzi pool that looks over that Vegas Strip, plus private terraces, a private glass elevator, a fitness room, massage room and dry sauna as well as 24-hour butler service.
There’s a more modest $25,000 suite as well, and it happens to be the only one in the world with an indoor basketball court, complete with scoreboard and locker room.
5 Royal Villa At Grand Resort Lagonissi
Athens’ own Grand Resort Lagonissi is home to a secluded, southern peninsula villa that boasts a sublimely peaceful view of the Aegean Sea—as seen from your own personal heated pool, suitable for all weather. The $45,000 a night suite includes two master bedrooms, each with a fireplace and oversized marble bathroom containing their own steam baths, plus your own private butler’s quarters.
4 Ty Warner Penthouse Suite At Four Seasons New York
Sporting accommodations that rival any luxury apartment, the Ty Warner Penthouse Suite at Four Seasons New York offers four glass balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows for perfect 360 views of Manhattan from above.
What’s more, this suite comes with a zen room, spa room, art concierge, extensive library, invisible audio system, butler service, personal trainer, 18th century Japanese silk pillows, and a chauffeured Rolls Royce. Taking seven years and $50 million to build, this suite goes for about $45,000 a night.
3 Presidential Suite At Grand Hyatt Martinez Cannes
Costing a mere $51,800 per night, the art deco Presidential Suite at the Grand Hyatt Martinez Cannes, located on Boulevard de la Croisette and opened in 1929, is complete with four bedrooms, two lounge and dining rooms, two studies, two saunas and four bathrooms, each containing its own hydrotherapy bath and Turkish bath/shower.
Guests will also enjoy two rooftop gardens, both equipped with a Jacuzzi and century-old olive tree, with terraces that offer a spectacular view of the Bay of Cannes.
Grand Hyatt doesn’t skimp on the artwork either—the bedrooms come decorated with original lithographs from such luminaries as Picasso, Matisse, Dufy and Stael.
2 Shahi Mahal Suite At Raj Palace
In Jaipur, India, you’ll find the lavish Raj Palace hotel, which offers its suites at a steep $60,000 a night. In addition to six bedrooms, guests will enjoy a library, private theater, astrology room and private kitchen staff. The hotel is also currently undergoing renovations, which include a 24,000-square-foot landscaped terrace garden and a three-sided infinity pool.
1 Royal Penthouse Suite At Hotel President Wilson
Located in Geneva, the Royal Penthouse Suite in the Hotel President Wilson is deemed to be the single most expensive hotel room in the world, with a price tag of $83,200 a night (though it could drop down to $59,000, depending on who you ask).
And what does that get you? How about trying 12 bedrooms and 12 marble bathrooms on for size? And let’s throw in a wraparound terrace with breathtaking panoramic views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Geneva, which have inspired various famous musicians over the years. Traveling without your posse? The hotel provides a private staff, including butler, chef, and personal assistant, to ensure you have your every want and need taken care of.
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