With guests that include heads of state, royalty, billionaires and celebrities, the world’s most exclusive hotel suites offer their clientele unbridled luxury in decadent, opulent surroundings. Here are our top five.
The Ty Warner Suite at the Four Seasons, New York
The ‘suite in the sky’ is one of the world’s most extravagant penthouses. It features unique artwork, specially commissioned décor, the latest technology and rare, unobstructed views of Manhattan. The suite also comes with a host of complimentary services, including a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Phantom.
The Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva
As one of the most expensive hotel suites in the world, it offers breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. The suite encompasses the entire top floor of the hotel and includes 12 bedrooms and bathrooms, a full terrace and gym. It is also fully equipped with ultramodern technology, a private collection of art and literature and boasts a full-size Brunswick billiards table and a Steinway grand piano.
The Presidential Suite at the Mandarin Oriental in Pudong, Shanghai
This suite offers a unique space in which to relax and entertain, marrying together traditional Chinese style with sophisticated modern design. The two rooftop gardens and huge 50m² bathroom grant guests spectacular views of the city, river and the Pearl Tower. The suite also includes a wine cellar, bar and butler.
The Villa La Cupola Suite at The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Spanning two floors, this is the largest suite in Italy. It features a memorising frescoed Cupola in the lounge, vaulted ceilings, marble staircase and a Romanesque spa room. Guests can also enjoy a private cinema, wine cellar, fitness room and seven terraces from which to admire the Via Veneto.
The Royal Suite at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
As the biggest duplex suite in the United Arab Emirates, it combines bespoke design with contemporary style to create a luxury oceanic paradise. The spacious master bedroom spans the entire lower floor and includes a large terrace that affords extensive ocean views. The suite also features a private pool, game room, terrace bar and spa.