17 of the Most Over-the-top Hotel Suites in the World
Sure, staycations are a great way to sit back, relax, and find some relaxation whenever you need it — but every now and then you may want to go all out on a giant, once-in-a-lifetime, totally over-the-top vacation.
For that, you’re going to need a completely outrageous hotel room fit for royalty. To help you find such a place, here are 17 of the most lavish, extravagant, and luxurious suites around the world, all of which are included in Elite Traveler's top 100 suites.
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And we aren’t speaking in hyperbole when we say these rooms are the crème de la crème of hotel accommodations.
Some clock in at more than 16,000 square feet, which is about six times larger than the average American home, while others cost as much as $80,000 a night, which is nearly twice the median annual household income in Brooklyn.
Royal Penthouse Suite at Hotel President Wilson, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland
The Royal Penthouse Suite at Geneva’s Hotel President Wilson, a Luxury Collection Hotel is the largest suite in Europe. It takes up the entire top floor of the hotel and comes complete with 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms and each is equipped with lake-facing jacuzzi tubs ready for guests to soak in. And just in case you’re uber paranoid about security the hotel suite also comes with bulletproof windows, private elevator, a reinforced safe, and emergency alarm buttons.
Maharajah Pavilion at Raj Palace, Jaipur, India
If you’re a fan of gold and opulent details than the Maharajah Pavilion at Raj Palace in Jaipur, India is the right hotel suite for you. The suite is a four-floor apartment with its own private entrance and private elevator, ensuring you’ll never have to see another hotel guest if you so choose. It also comes with 16,000 square feet and four separate bedrooms so you’ll never have to see your family either. The suite has a library, formal dining hall, kitchen, and rooftop terrace with sweeping views of the city below.
Ty Warner Penthouse at Four Seasons, New York, United States
The Ty Warner Penthouse is really the best way to see all of New York at once thanks to its expansive 360-degree views of the city. The 4,300-square-foot suite comes with just one king bed, but it’s plush enough for an entire family. The suite also comes with an oversized rock crystal master bathroom with a deep soaking tub, separate glass-enclosed shower and television.
Hilltop Villa at Laucala Island, Fiji
The Hilltop Villa at Laucala Island is for those who have made it to, well, the top. The estate, which is located on a 3,500-acre private island, also comes with a farm, a mango orchard, its own panoramic pool landscape, two spacious guest residences and special services such as a private cook, a chauffeur, a private nanny and enough square footage to get lost in for days.
Terrace Suite at The Mark, New York City, U.S.
The five-bedroom Terrace Suite at The Mark is decorated with luxurious ebony and sycamore furnishing, alongside fine Italian linens and bedding by Quagliotti. Located in the heart of New York City, the suite also comes with a black-and-white marble bath with a deep soaking tub, along with a custom kitchen specially designed by Piero Lissoni for Boffi, fit for foodies from around the globe.
Penthouse Suite at Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel, Martinez, France
The Penthouse Suite at Grand Hyatt offers at least one bedroom with king bed, living room and dining room, along with a spacious marble bathroom. While all that’s great, the real reason for renting this suite is the absolutely enormous private terrace that comes with breathtaking views over the Bay of Cannes and the famous Boulevard de la Croisette. Moreover, the penthouse can be rented as one-, two-, three-, or four-bedroom depending on your needs.
Penthouse Suite at Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Costa Smeralda, Sardinia, Italy
The Penthouse Suite at Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Costa Smeralda comes with three beds, three baths and is spacious enough for eight people to stay and enjoy. Beyond the internal amenities, the suite also comes with a rooftop terrace and dining area for said eight people. Guests can also enjoy a quiet moment in the suite’s solarium and a dip in its private pool.
Suite 5000 at Mandarin Oriental, New York, USA
Suite 5000 at the Mandarin Oriental is so cool and so exclusive that they don’t even list it on their website. Instead, the three-bedroom, 3,300-square-foot suite on the hotel’s 50th floor is booked only through word of mouth, and goes for a cool $36,000 a night. The exclusive suite comes with an equally exclusive art collection adorning the walls, along with a record player and a vinyl collection rivaling the world’s best record stores.
The Sky Villa at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, USA
The spectacular two-story Sky Villa suite at the Palms Casino is the perfect getaway for those looking to take in all of Las Vegas, while being totally secluded at the same time. The 9,000-square-foot suite has its own personal glass elevator, a glass-enclosed cantilevered pool, private terraces, massage and fitness rooms and its own 24-hour butler service.
The Royal Suite at Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris, France
The Royal Suite at Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris may be the most romantic room on this list, which is why Travel+Leisure previously named it one of the best honeymoon suites in the world. The suite comes with 18th-century furnishings, two Italian marble bathrooms, a jacuzzi and two Turkish baths. To make your stay even more luxurious the curtains even come embroidered with three different kinds of gold thread.
Royal Suite at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, UAE
The Royal Suite at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is an absolutely gigantic suite at over 16,000 square feet. It of course comes equipped with its own elevator, opulent woods and Italian marble design and provides sweeping 360-degree views of the Arabian Gulf and Palm Jumeirah. The suite can comfortably house 20 guests and also comes with a piano for potential singalongs all night long.
Amanyara Villa at Amanyara, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
The Amanyara Villa at Amanyara in Turks and Caicos gives visitors the chance to not only experience the splendor of a 14,450 square foot palace of a suite, but also provides visitors with the opportunity to step outside and directly into the crystal-clear blue Caribbean waters. The villas also come with an oversized private volcanic rock, infinity-edge pool, poolside dining and a private chef to whip up whatever you desire.
Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, China
The Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai takes up nearly all of the hotel’s 25th floor. The suite’s decor fuses elements of traditional Chinese style with contemporary design touches. The suite also comes with its very own private wine cellar, a fully equipped kitchen, a wine bar, a private meeting room and dining room, along with an outdoor space with two private roof gardens.
Presidential Villa at The Royal Begonia, a Luxury Collection Resort, Sanya, China
The Presidential Villa at The Royal Begonia, a Luxury Collection Resort, Sanya not only has plenty of space for you and 10 guests, but also comes with unparalleled comfort thanks to its plush furnishings and Bose Entertainment System. The villa comes with a ten-person dining room with full-service pantry and full butler service. The villa also has a stunning terrace complete with pool and jacuzzi, along with perfect views of the glittering South China Sea.
The Royal Villa at Grand resort Lagonissi, Greece
The Royal Villa at Grand resort Lagonissi is what vacation dreams are made of. Designed specifically for royal and prestigious guests (which includes you), the Royal Villa features two master bedrooms with king size beds, a spacious living room with a fireplace and dining table, a fully outfitted kitchen and grill as well as outdoor BBQ facilities. The villa also has an indoor and an outdoor heated pool, a fully equipped gym for people who for some reason workout on vacation, a private massage area, and a spacious outdoor terrace with a sparkling pool.
Villa Rose Pierre at Grand-hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, France
Villa Rose Pierre at Grand-hôtel du Cap-Ferrat in France may be the most private and serene suite on this list. The suite, hidden within 2.5 acres of pine trees and fragrant gardens, has more than 5,900-square-feet of living space. The four-bedroom villa opens to expansive outdoor terraces and gardens, including a private pool and tennis court with views of the sea. The villa also comes with a rooftop terrace ideal for sunset cocktails or dining with magnificent views of the grounds, pine grove and sea.
Summit View Penthouse at Montage Deer Valley, U.S.
The Summit View Penthouse at Montage Deer Valley provides visitors with stunning views of mountain trails and alpine valleys from every window. With more than 5,300 square feet of living space, this private home features four bedrooms, three large private balconies, fully outfitted gourmet kitchen, laundry facilities, luxurious five-fixture marble bathrooms and gas fireplaces, perfect for a family ski retreat or summer vacation.