Private elevators, butler service, secret passages, and more space than most single-family homes—the world’s most over-the-top luxury suites pull out all the stops, with amenities that’ll make your jaw drop. But, they don’t come cheap. From several hundred to several thousand dollars per night, these once-in-a-lifetime stays will cost you. Here’s what you can expect at ten of the most luxurious suites in the world.
In one of the most romantic, stylish cities in the world, the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is one of the most romantic and stylish hotels—and the Presidential Suite is its crown jewel. This 2,200-square-foot, two-bedroom suite includes a kitchenette, private office, library, in-suite spa with Jacuzzi, a private gym, and—the pièce de résistance—two private balconies with pinch-me views of the Eiffel Tower. Of course, while those Eiffel Tower views might be priceless, the room isn’t. Rates start at around $9,300 per night.
The Grand Hyatt Tokyo is best known among movie buffs as the hotel from “Lost in Translation,” and travelers with deep pockets can stay like movie stars in the 21st floor Presidential Suite. The 2,800-square-foot suite takes up the entire floor and has a large living room, a dining room that seats eight, kitchenette, master bathroom with whirlpool tub and rain shower, two king beds with cashmere sheets, and its very own private pool and sundeck with views over the city. Guests enjoy access to the Grand Club Lounge (which serves breakfast, nightly cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres), and complimentary access to the saunas and wet areas of the spa. All this comes at a cost of $9,000 per night.
At $700-$950 per night, the Presidential Suite at the Hyatt Zilara Cancun is a relative bargain compared to the other suites on this list, and the perks make it an even better value. The resort is all-inclusive, which means all food and drinks are included in the price. Additionally, guests in this 1,300-square-foot suite enjoy an ocean view, fully-stocked bar, double whirlpool tub, 24-hour room service, a reserved beach cabana, swim-up access to the pool, and an expansive terrace with a telescope for stargazing.
This two-room suite contains a whopping 6,000 square feet of space including living and dining space, two bedrooms with dressing areas, and spa-like bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs and two-person rain showers. Guests enjoy a premium minibar, unlimited access to the resort’s hydrotherapy facilities, and one 50-minute massage per person, per day. Other above-and-beyond perks include a six-hour all-inclusive yacht cruise; a photo session and album to capture memories of the stay; round-trip airport transportation; four hours of babysitting per day; unlimited golf at select local courses; a romantic dinner on the beach; and a Spotify Plus account so you can preload a vacation playlist or have the concierge create one based on your preferences. Rates start at $18,000 USD per night.
The 12th-floor Sky Suite at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort is aptly named—it boasts some of the best ocean views in southern Florida and one of the largest patios in the area, with 1,100 square feet of outdoor space including a rooftop shower and a Microsilk tub with color and light therapy. The suite itself is accessed by a private elevator and has dining and living space, two bedrooms, and a marble steam shower. Other perks include beachside butler service complete with a reserved chairs and umbrellas. Room rates start at around $1,900 per night.
With rates starting at around $2,000 per night, the Oyster Box Hotel shows just how far the US dollar can go in South Africa. For that price, guests stay in a split-level suite with two bedrooms, living and dining space, a well-equipped kitchen, his-and-hers marble bathrooms, six flat-screen TV's, a baby grand piano, and a private patio with a plunge pool and 180-degree views of the ocean. And, the additional perks make it an even better value. Guests enjoy express check-in, a complimentary snack platter on arrival, sunset canapés and a full English breakfast daily, use of a chauffeur-driven Mercedes, in-suite butler service, a spa voucher, complimentary laundry, and a personalized in-room bar.
A restored castle once owned by the Guinness family, Ashford Castle is a spectacular hotel set on 350 acres in County Mayo, on the shores of Lough Corrib. With activities like falconry, horseback riding, fly fishing, and golf, and meticulously restored rooms that feature original fireplaces and antique furniture, the whole place looks looks fit for royalty. In fact, the Reagan Presidential Suite is where many royals—and past Presidents including Ronald Reagan—have actually stayed. Located in the oldest wing of the castle, the split-level suite has two bathrooms, an imposing four-poster bed, original portrait art, and floor-to-ceiling views of the lake. Guests receive champagne and chocolate upon arrival, complimentary bar and canapés, and enjoy the other perks of the hotel, including breakfast and complimentary Land Rover shuttle service to town. Rates range from around $2,950 to $4,720 per night, depending on the season.
The 2,300-square-foot Jimmy Buffett Suite perfectly evokes the laid-back beachy vibes of its namesake. Decked out in a palette of light blue, coral, and white, the two-bedroom suite has two and a half bathrooms, living area, billiard room, a bar, dining room for eight, full kitchen, and an ensuite exercise room. The floor-to-ceiling windows and 1,500 square-foot balcony offer views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Nightly rates start at $9,000.
The Four Seasons bills the Ty Warner Suite, which was created by famed architects I.M Pei and Peter Marino and takes up the hotel’s entire 52nd floor, as “less a suite, and more a multi-layered work of art.” And what a work of art it is, with 4,300 square feet of space that’s packed with accents like a four-foot chandelier, jeweled baths, and walls inlaid with mother-of-pearl. There’s a library with a grand piano, and indoor-outdoor Zen garden with a floor-to-ceiling waterfall, four glass balconies, and floor-to-ceiling windows with a 360-degree view of the city. In addition to the views, guests enjoy the services of a personal trainer in their ensuite gym, a butler, art concierge, and Rolls Royce chauffeur. Rates start at an eye-popping $40,000 per night.
The 6,000-square-foot penthouse of The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel fills the entire eighth floor and contains such over-the-top amenities as a billiards lounge with a stained-glass ceiling, a formal dining room that seats 60 people, marble baths with 24k gold fixtures, and a two-story circular library complete with a secret passageway and a dome ceiling painted with gold leaf constellations. And of course, there’s a massive terrace with views of the city and the San Francisco Bay. Services include a 24-hour butler, chef, masseuse, personal trainer, and chauffeur. Room rates start at $18,000 per night.