When you’re on vacation, some hotels will make you feel like royalty — and others will treat you like it. Most are accompanied by a lofty price tag, but when they include personal butlers, pillow service, and once-in-a-lifetime views, you should make sure they get onto your bucket list. Today we give to you the most expensive hotel suites!
The two-bedroom Plateau Villa, Laucala Island Resort, Fiji
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Nightly rate: From about $7,900
Imagine waking up, stepping out onto the yoga deck, and enjoying coffee or tea while looking out over Laucala Island’s coconut plantations. It’s not a bad way to live. More than 1,800 square feet of living space, plus an outdoor garden, bathing area, and dining pavilions allows guests to live in luxury the entirety of their stay. The Hilltop Estate is even more over-the-top , but available to stay by invite or application only — and will run you about $40,000 a night.
The Bridge Suite at Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Nightly rate: About $25,000
Suspended between Atlantis’ Royal Towers 16 stories off the ground, the Bridge Suite is the most opulent accommodation at the Bahamas’ premiere luxury resort destination. Take in the views of Paradise Island from the 12-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows, and indulge in the suite’s unique amenities,like the piano in the living room, twin entertainment centers, a 24-karat gold chandelier, and a dedicated wait staff of seven.
Finch Hatton’s Suite at Giraffe Manor, Kenya
Nightly rate: From $1,130
Built in 1932 and modeled on a Scottish hunting lodge, Kenya’s Giraffe Manor offers luxury bedrooms with antique furnishings, striking art decor, and just-outside-the-window access to a giraffe sanctuary. Other safari animals wander the 140-acre property, too — if you’re so inclined, stop by the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and sponsor a baby elephant before returning home.
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The Presidential Suite, Hotel Principe Di Savoia, Milan
Nightly rate: From about $12,700
The three-bedroom suite doesn’t just have a to-die-for bathroom — it has a to-die-for, Pompeian-styled spa, complete with a swimming pool, whirlpool, jacuzzi, sauna, and Turkish bath. While you stay, you can entertain guests in the formal dining room, make a drink at the bar, and cozy up by the real working fireplace.
Provocateur Suite at the Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas
Nightly rate: From $3,500
Designed to evoke a sexy, fetish-oriented environment, the Provocateur Suite sets the stage for guests to play out their most intimate fantasies. Claret red and shiny black decorative accents complement the custom-made furniture and dominatrix accessories throughout the suite — making this Sin City destination a thrill for even the most hardcore “50 Shades of Gray” fans.
The Towers, The Waldorf Astoria, New York
Nightly rate: From $499
The Waldorf Astoria considers the suites at the Towers to be their “hotel atop a hotel.” More exclusive than its downstairs neighbors, it features a private entrance off East 50th Street and delicate, Victorian-style suites. Guests have their own dedicated concierge and daily breakfast in the Astoria Lounge. During your stay, make sure you take advantage of the Guerlain Spa between the twice-daily maid service — by the time you return your bed will have been turned down for pleasant dreams.
Villa La Cupola Suite, Westin Excelsior, Rome
Nightly rate: $30,000
For a mere $30,000 per night, stay in this two-story suite overlooking Rome’s Via Veneto. The domed living room has a fresco inspired by Rome’s Renaissance-era art, as well as a private kitchen, wine cellar, private elevator, and fitness room. Guests can also request a personal chauffeur, shopper, private tours of Rome’s historical locations, and helicopter transfers.
Stone Canyon Suite at Hotel Bel-Air, California
Nightly rate: $725 – $1,700
Located just off Sunset Boulevard, the Hotel Bel-Air has a fleet of Mercedes cars that will shuttle you in comfort and luxury, anywhere within a three-mile radius of the hotel. But you may never want to leave the room, given the in-room iPad’s room service ordering capability, spa tub with built in TV, heated limestone floors, and private garden patio.
The Royal Suite, The Toren, Amsterdam
Nightly rate: From $480
The split-level Royal Suite has a dark and sultry ambience, decked out in warm colors and fabrics. The lower level of the suite is where you can access the bathroom, an en suite bathing den with a whirlpool bath, high quality toiletries, robe, and slippers. The suite is also equipped with a Nespresso pod coffee maker, one of the best on the market.
Suite del Virrey at the Hotel Casa San Agustin, Colombia
Nightly rate: From $500
Named The World’s Hottest New Hotel in 2013 by TripAdvisor, the Hotel Casa San Agustin’s Suite del Virrey is evidence that the title is well-earned. The Suite del Virrey is two rooms, each with its own balcony and high, wooden beam-inlaid ceilings. Don’t forget the private jacuzzi which sits, yes, out on the balcony. There on business? Just ask the concierge for an iPad.