The Most Over-the-Top Luxury Suites – And What They’ll Cost You

by Katie Hammel

The Most Over-the-Top Luxury Suites – And What They’ll Cost You

by Katie Hammel
Smart Luxury

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 a pretty penny (though rates vary depending on the season).

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 a pretty penny (though rates vary depending on the season).

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Ty Warner Penthouse at The Four Seasons New York / Courtesy of the property
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Presidential Suite at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme (Paris, France)

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 kitchen, 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 $19,000 per night.

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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 kitchen, 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 $19,000 per night.

 

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Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

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, a kitchenette, a master bathroom with a 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 an approximate cost of $6,600 per night.

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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, a kitchenette, a master bathroom with a 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 an approximate cost of $6,600 per night. 

Read more: An Affordable Street Food Tour of Tokyo

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Presidential Suite at Hyatt Zilara Cancun (Cancun, Mexico)

The Presidential Suite at the Hyatt Zilara Cancun is a relative bargain compared to the other suites on this list at about $900 per night. Plus, 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.

Read more: Planning Your Trip to Cancun

The Presidential Suite at the Hyatt Zilara Cancun is a relative bargain compared to the other suites on this list at about $900 per night. Plus, 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.

 

 

Read more: Planning Your Trip to Cancun

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Imperial Suite, Grand Velas Los Cabos (Los Cabos, Mexico)

This two-room suite contains nearly 6,500 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. Other above-and-beyond perks include a yacht tour, private in-room dinner and a tequila tasting, and 24-hour suite service. Rates hover around $13,500 per night. 

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This two-room suite contains nearly 6,500 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. Other above-and-beyond perks include a yacht tour, private in-room dinner and a tequila tasting, and 24-hour suite service. Rates hover around $13,500 per night. 

Read more: Los Cabos Two Ways: Find Your Perfect Getaway

Sky Suite, Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Sky Suite at Pelican Grand Beach Resort (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

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 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. Room rates start at around $1,900 per night; call for exact pricing.

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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 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. Room rates start at around $1,900 per night; call for exact pricing.

 

 

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Presidential Suite at The Oyster Box Hotel (Durban, South Africa)

At the Oyster Box Hotel, you have the option to 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 TVs, 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, gourmet breakfast, in-suite butler service, a spa voucher, and a personalized in-room bar. Rates cost around $5,200 per night.

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At the Oyster Box Hotel, you have the option to 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 TVs, 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, gourmet breakfast, in-suite butler service, a spa voucher, and a personalized in-room bar. Rates cost around $5,200 per night.

 

 

 

Reagan Presidential Suite, Ashford Castle, Cong, Ireland
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Reagan Presidential Suite, at Ashford Castle (Cong, Ireland)

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 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. Rates range from around $3,500 to $5,900 per night.

Read more: Top 10 Castle Hotels Around the World

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 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. Rates range from around $3,500 to $5,900 per night.

Read more: Top 10 Castle Hotels Around the World

Jimmy Buffett Suite, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida
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Jimmy Buffett Suite at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort (Hollywood, Florida)

The nearly 2,700-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 one-bedroom suite can be expanded to three and has two and a half bathrooms, a living area, a billiard room, a bar, dining room for eight, a full kitchen, and an ensuite exercise room. The floor-to-ceiling windows and 1,100 square-foot balcony offer views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The suite is available for up to $5,000 per night. 

Read more: Sun & Fun at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

The nearly 2,700-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 one-bedroom suite can be expanded to three and has two and a half bathrooms, a living area, a billiard room, a bar, dining room for eight, a full kitchen, and an ensuite exercise room. The floor-to-ceiling windows and 1,100 square-foot balcony offer views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The suite is available for up to $5,000 per night.  

Read more: Sun & Fun at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Ty Warner Penthouse, Four Seasons Hotel, New York, New York
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Ty Warner Penthouse at Four Seasons Hotel New York (New York, New York)

The Four Seasons Hotel New York bills the Ty Warner Penthouse (which 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: The 4,300 square feet of space featuring chic accents like a four-foot chandelier, jeweled baths, and walls inlaid with mother-of-pearl. There’s a library with a grand piano, a waterfall on a wall of South African granite, 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 dedicated guest relations manager, a butler, art concierge, and Rolls Royce chauffeur. Rates start at an eye-popping $50,000 per night.

Read more: 6 Things You Can Only Do in New York City

The Four Seasons Hotel New York bills the Ty Warner Penthouse (which 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: The 4,300 square feet of space featuring chic accents like a four-foot chandelier, jeweled baths, and walls inlaid with mother-of-pearl. There’s a library with a grand piano, a waterfall on a wall of South African granite, 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 dedicated guest relations manager, a butler, art concierge, and Rolls Royce chauffeur. Rates start at an eye-popping $50,000 per night.

Read more: 6 Things You Can Only Do in New York City

Penthouse Suite, The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, California
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Penthouse Suite at The Fairmont San Francisco (San Francisco, California)

The Fairmont San Francisco's 6,000-square-foot Penthouse Suite occupies the entire eighth floor and contains over-the-top amenities like a billiards lounge with a stained-glass ceiling, a formal dining room, 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 San Francisco Bay. Rates start around $18,000 per night.

Read more: What to See and Do in San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco's 6,000-square-foot Penthouse Suite occupies the entire eighth floor and contains over-the-top amenities like a billiards lounge with a stained-glass ceiling, a formal dining room, 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 San Francisco Bay. Rates start around $18,000 per night.

 

 

 

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