Ever heard of the saying ‘money can’t buy happiness’? It’s true, BUT, money can surely have you living the life of royalty for a night! Put aside your rental expenses for the next five years and instead, give a shot at staying at the most expensive hotel suites in the world. From penthouse suites overlooking city landscapes to breathtaking ocean-view suites and underwater villas, these extraordinary hotel rooms have it all. You just have to keep in mind though, that this lifestyle is definitely not cheap.
1. Empathy Suite at The Palms – Las Vegas
$100,000 per night – approx.
The exclusive work of British artist Damien Hirst is featured in this suite. Covering an area of 9000 square feet, it is spread between two stories and can accommodate up to four adults. Overlooking the Vegas strip, this suite also
- 24-hour butler service
- a private property tour
- chauffeur driven car service
- A-list access to night clubs and a recording studio
- $10,000 credit to spend on site
There is a minimum two-night stay requirement for the Empathy Suite at The Palms, so a minimum payment of $200,000 will be a must.
2. Faux-Baroque Villa du Comte at The 13 – Macau
$83,500 per night – approx.
This is an ultra-bling casino hotel in Macau and is said to have been one of the most expensive hotels ever built; with an average per room cost working out to be approximately USD 6 million! Hence the palatial suites at this hotel are demanding a high premium.
The Faux-Baroque Villa du Comte features
- Gleaming chrome furniture
- Windows made of stained glass
- A massive Roman-style bathroom that can accommodate up to 8
- Private butler service
- Complimentary use of the Rolls Royce Phantom belonging to the hotel.
3. Royal Penthouse Suite at Hotel President Wilson – Geneva
$80,000 per night – approx.
Former holder of the title – world’s most expensive suite, is the largest in Europe, featuring an area of over 18,000 square feet, surrounded with bulletproof glass and overlooking the stunning Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. The advantage of this suite compared to the others is that it has 12 luxury bedrooms that can sleep two each and in addition to that, you have your own Steinway grand piano, a 24-hour private assistant, chef and butler, and also an en-suite private gym along with a private elevator!
4. Mark Penthouse Suite at The Mark Hotel – New York
$75,000 per night – approx.
This one is the current holder of the title or North America’s largest suite – covering over 10,000 square feet, and that too in New York City – where mostly shoebox style apartments are available! Mark Penthouse Suite has hosted the Royals such as Meghan Markle and offers a beautiful view of Central Park. At $75k, you can expect:
- 24/7 private dining inside your suite with Michelin Star Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten
- 24/7 access to Bergdorf Goodman: you will receive private transport from The Mark Pedicab.
5. Hilltop Villa at Laucala Island – Fiji
$63,000 per night – approx.
Perched upon Laucala’s green hills, the Hilltop Villa is also often referred to as a ‘resort within a resort’. The unusual design of the private lap pool offers panoramic views enhanced with the verdantly landscaped gardens. A nanny, a private cook, and a chauffeur is at your service here and you also have the opportunity to explore beaches and plantation via horses in Fiji.
6. The Muraka at The Conrad – Maldives
$50,000 per night – approx.
The world’s first underwater suite requires a minimum four-night stay of sleeping with the fish! The Muraka suite is two stories tall and goes down up to 16 feet below the Indian Ocean. Private facilities at this suite:
7. TY Warner Penthouse at Four Seasons – New York
$46,000 per night – approx.
Being the highest hotel suite in New York City, the TY Warner Penthouse offers four glass balconies with floor-ceiling windows; which mean uninterrupted 360-degree views. Designed by I.M Pei and Peter Marino, this signature suite at a signature hotel is a complete lesson in elegance. Artisan materials are used everywhere in the room, including stamped Venetian Velvet, Chinexe onyx, Japanese silk, and hand-applied straw!