Harbour House, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, costs over $110,000 per night, while the Royal Penthouse Suite spans a staggering 18,000 square meters.
There are several high-end hotel suites around the world where a night’s stay can cost more than a car or a down payment on a house. Below is a list of the most extravagant hotel suites in the world, ranked by their nightly rental rates, compiled from various sources by travel experts at SCMP.
Harbour House at Rosewood Hong Kong, China
Since its opening in 2019, Rosewood Hong Kong has quickly established itself as one of the most prestigious 5-star hotels in the city. If you’re looking for something truly exceptional, the hotel’s Harbour House is the place to start. This nearly 300-square-meter mansion, situated on the 57th floor, boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, a beautifully landscaped garden, and lavish interiors. Photo: The Suite Life
Empathy Suite at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, USA
Las Vegas is known as the entertainment capital of the world, so it’s no surprise to find it on this list. With almost 1,000 square meters of space, the Empathy Suite at the Palms Casino Resort was designed by Damien Hirst, one of the dominant artists of the British art scene in the 1990s. This luxurious abode features a private pool, butler service, a 13-seat bar, two massage rooms, a salt sauna, and it’s just steps away from the casino. Photo: CnTraveller
Royal Penthouse Suite at President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
Occupying the entire 8th floor of the prestigious President Wilson Hotel in Geneva is the Royal Penthouse Suite. With over 18,000 square meters, it’s also known as the largest hotel suite in Europe. The penthouse boasts 12 bedrooms, a bathroom with onyx marble, a Steinway piano, a gym, and a collection of rare books. The Royal Penthouse typically hosts some of the world’s wealthiest guests, so it’s equipped with the highest level of security, including bulletproof windows and emergency alarm buttons. Photo: Handout
Penthouse Suite at The Mark Hotel, New York, USA
Promoted as one of the most luxurious penthouses in the Big Apple, the rooftop penthouse at The Mark Hotel spans over 900 square meters, with almost 230 square meters of outdoor terrace space. It’s also known as the largest penthouse in any U.S. hotel.
This two-story penthouse was designed by French interior designer Jacques Grange, known for his clientele of billionaires and celebrities. The suite includes 5 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces, 6 bathrooms, two dressing rooms, and a bar. The living room can be transformed into a large ballroom with a ceiling height of 8 meters. Photo: Royist
Penthouse Suite at Hôtel Martinez, Cannes, France
This iconic beachfront hotel in France boasts over 1,200 square meters of luxury. The interior features long sofas, open closets, and spacious bedrooms. The suite’s terrace offers panoramic views of the city. Photo: Handout
Royal Villa at Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens, Greece
Designed to serve royalty and VIP guests from around the world, the Royal Villa is a riverfront suite with nearly 410 square meters and over 640 square meters of outdoor entertainment space. The villa features two main bedrooms, a spacious living room with a fireplace, a fully equipped dining area, an indoor and outdoor hot tub, a sauna, a massage area, two bathrooms with marble floors. Photo: Pinterest
Royal Suite at The Plaza, New York, USA
Price: $50,000 plus 10% service charge
If you want to experience life like the world’s wealthiest royals, book a stay in the Royal Suite at The Plaza hotel. This estate offers three bedrooms, over 400 square meters of space, a private elevator entrance, and a prime location on Fifth Avenue near all amenities such as shopping and Michelin-starred restaurants. Photo: The plazany
Marybelle Penthouse Suite, Four Seasons at The Surf Club, Florida, USA
Spanning 670 square meters, the Marybelle Penthouse Suite at the Four Seasons at The Surf Club is described as a “dreamy oasis with ocean and city views.” The suite includes 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a dressing room, a private rooftop pool, two dining areas, and a kitchen. Photo: Four Seasons Hotel & Resort
Grand Riad at Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Morocco
The Royal Mansour is owned by the King of Morocco, so it’s no surprise that every suite in the hotel exudes royal luxury. The Gran Riad, the hotel’s most special suite, spans nearly 1,800 square meters and has a private olive tree courtyard entrance. It features a rooftop with a tented living room, a dining area, a private hammam (a traditional Islamic bath), a cinema, a gym, three bedrooms, a private pool, and romantic gardens reminiscent of One Thousand and One Nights. Photo: Turquoise collection
Muraka at Conrad Maldives, Maldives
You’ve heard of sleeping under the stars, but what about sleeping under the ocean? The Muraka at the Conrad Maldives offers just that. With three bedrooms, the main bedroom submerged about 4.8 meters underwater, guests can enjoy views of marine life swimming by. Photo: Maldives magazine