Sticker Shock: 12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites

by Kelsey Blodget on May 23, 2013

Shelling out thousands of dollars a night for a hotel room may not be in the cards for most of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take a voyeuristic peek at the jaw-dropping suites that command these high price tags. From high-roller villas in Las Vegas to the uber-decadent suite in Istanbul where Madonna shacked up with her beau, these suites are designed to make you drool — and sold at prices that will make you gag.

New York Palace, New York City

  • Name: The Royal Suite
  • Price: $17,000/night

Royal Suite at the New York Palace

One of New York’s most visually stunning hotels, the New York Palace has a gilded, grandiose style, huge rooms, a luxe spa, and a fantastic gym. Its Royal Suite is among the most opulent — and expensive — suites in the City, with lavish Louis XV and XVI decor. See more photos of the Royal Suite »

 

Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul

  • Name: The Sultan Suite
  • Price: €30,000/night

The Sultan Suite at Ciragan Palace

Formerly the palace of an Ottoman Sultan, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski is the grand dame of Istanbul. It wows guests at every turn, from the sprawling, manicured grounds, to the heated infinity pool right on the Bosphorus, to the refined suites. The Sultan Suite, where Madonna shacked up with boyfriend Brahim Zaibat, is the hotel’s most exclusive option. See more photos of the Sultan Suite »

 

Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris

  • Name: Eiffel Suite Classic
  • Price: €10,000

The Eiffel Suite Classic at the Plaza Athenee Paris

The world-renowned luxury hotel Plaza Athenee — a part of the Dorchester Collection — is synonymous with Parisian elegance and good taste. Iconic red awnings and chestnut trees welcome guests to the historic setting on the upscale Avenue Montaigne, which is lined with high-end shops such as Prada and Chanel. The stunning Eiffel Suite Classic has gorgeous Parisian decor, stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, and a piano. See more photos of the Eiffel Suite Classic »

 

The Joule, A Luxury Hotel Collection – Dallas

  • Name: The Penthouse Suite
  • Price: $9,000/night

The Penthouse Suite at The Joule

The Joule is one of the coolest — and most luxurious — hotels in Downtown Dallas. The multi-level Penthouse Suite with two bedrooms and rooftop access features a fireplace, a martini station, and gorgeous photography by artist Bram Tihany. The bathroom is jaw-dropping, with a black-and-white floor mosaic, open vibe, and staggering views of downtown from the deep soaking tub. See more photos of the Penthouse Suite »

 

The St. Regis New York, New York City

  • Name: The Presidential Suite
  • Price: $36,000/night

The Presidential Suite at the St. Regis New York

The grand, century-old St. Regis has extraordinary service, a famous bar and a first-rate restaurant. Its lovely Presidential Suite, which has three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a wood-paneled library, runs for about $36,000 a night. Notable guests of the St. Regis suites include Marilyn Monroe and Salvador Dali. See more photos of the Presidential Suite »

 

Four Seasons Washington, D.C.

  • Name: The Royal Suite
  • Price: $15,000/night

The Royal Suite at the Four Seasons Washington D.C.

Located in the historic neighborhood of Georgetown, the Four Seasons hits the high notes with luxuriously appointed rooms, a Michael Mina restaurant, a massive tri-level fitness center, and exceptional service from a devoted staff. Its Royal Suite, with wood paneling, a gas fireplace, and an enormous outdoor terrace, showcases why the Four seasons is a top luxury option in Georgetown. See more photos of the Royal Suite »

 

The Montage Beverly Hills

  • Name: The Presidential Suite
  • Price: $9,000/night

The Presidential Suite at The Montage Beverly Hills

This 201-room luxury hotel located in the heart of upscale Beverly Hills is elegant in every way, from the Spanish Colonial-inspired architecture to the perfectly manicured courtyard. The Presidential Suite has sophisticated decor inspired by historic Southern California estates, and its guests are given a Mercedes-Benz to drive during their stay. See more photos of the presidential suite at the Montage Beverly Hills »

 

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona 

  • Name: Penthouse Suite
  • Price: €7,000/night

The Penthouse Suite at the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

The 98-room Mandarin Oriental is one of the most luxurious hotels in Barcelona, and certainly has one of the most recognizable hotel brand names in the city. The gorgeous penthouse features two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a kitchen, and cool, sleek design. The massive double balconies overlooking Passeig de Gràcia are a highlight. See more photos of the Penthouse Suite »

 

The Mirage, Las Vegas

  • Name: Villas at the Mirage
  • Price: $1,750/night

Villas at the Mirage, Las Vegas

The Villas at the Mirage have an affirmed reputation as havens for high-rollers and A-listers — and it’s no wonder. The private gated entrance ensures extra privacy, and each villa comes with its own heated pool, putting green, and 24-hour butler. See more photos of the Villas at the Mirage»

 

Gansevoort Park Avenue, New York City

  • Name: Presidential Suite
  • Price:  $5,000/night

The Presidential Suite at the Gansevoort Park Ave

The Gansevoort’s Presidential Suite was Kim’s pick during her stop in New York to film a season of Kim and Kourtney Take New York. The 2,000-square-foot, bi-level penthouse has an expansive terrace with city views; a living room with a foosball table and a fireplace; floor-to-ceiling windows; and two bathrooms, one of which has its own steam shower and whirlpool. See more photos of the Presidential Suite »

 

The Lanesborough, a St. Regis Hotel, London

  • Name: The Lanesborough Suite
  • Price: £18,000

The Lanesborough Suite at The Lanesborough

The Lanesborough is a luxurious property overlooking Hyde Park in Knightsbridge, a celebrity hot spot. Hotel highlights include fine dining at the Michelin-rated restaurant Apsleys, a ground floor piano bar, and traditional afternoon tea. The Lanesborough Suite is the hotel’s most exclusive accommodation, with 4,000 square feet of space, decor by renowned designer Albert Pinto, a 24-hour butler, and plenty of elegant 19th century charm; chauffer service in a Rolls Royce is included in the price. See more photos of The Lanesborough Suite »

 

Four Seasons Costa Rica

  • Name: Pacifico Three-Bedroom Resort Residence
  • Price: $2,500

The Pacifico Three-Bedroom Resort Residence at the Four Seasons Costa Rica

Easily among the most luxurious resorts in Central America, The Four Seasons is as close to perfection as it gets. With two beautiful beaches, ocean views from each one of the sumptuous rooms — decorated in materials including wood, bamboo, and stone — and an 18-hole golf course, the resort makes it possible for guests to spend their whole vacation on-site. The Pacifico Three-Bedroom Resort Residence is over 2,000 square feet and can fit up to eight adults. See more photos of the Pacifico Three-Bedroom Resort Residence »

 

*Prices for all suites may vary depending on dates

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Ruth McMurry May 27, 2013 at 7:10 pm

Anyone of those beautiful suites would suit me fine. I could sleep in any one of them.

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