The 9 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms in the World
For many of us, staying in any private hotel room feels like a luxurious experience. Just give us a bathrobe, freshly cleaned sheets, and a mint on our pillow, and we'll be happy.
But let us give you a tour of some of the world's most expensive hotel rooms, which can cost guests upwards of $45,000 per night (seriously). If you're willing to drop a year's salary on a single night in a luxury suite, you'll get a taste of the decadent life of the ultra rich. For $41,000 per night, you can relax in your hotel bed beside paintings by Picasso and Matisse at the penthouse suite at the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez in Cannes. For $45,000 per night in the presidential suite of India's Raj Palace, you can live like a king or queen in a room filled with ivory furniture and gold-leaf-painted walls. And we thought we were living it up when we take a drink from the mini bar and buy a movie on pay-per-view. If you want to live a night like a billionaire in one of these hotel rooms, you better start saving your travel points now . . . or get really good at sweet-talking the front desk into a room upgrade.
If you happen to be a billionaire reading this looking for a place to crash for the night, we've compiled a list of the world's most luxurious and pricey hotel rooms. If you are not a billionaire but want to see some of the most over-the-top hotels on the planet, check out the photos ahead! With currency fluctuations and constant pricing changes, it can be difficult to keep a definitive list, but here are some of the most expensive hotel rooms money can buy.
The Apartment at The Connaught, London
Price per night: $22,000
Designed with a beautiful blue and white interior, London's Apartment at The Connaught is the pinnacle of English refinement. Guests enjoy world-class cuisine with Master Chef Hélène Darroze's eponymous restaurant located in the Connaught. With English butlers at your service round the clock, The Apartment at The Connaught is the height of luxury. There's a good reason a night's stay averages $22,000.
Presidential Suite at the St. Regis, New York City
Price per night: $35,000
This gorgeous suite offers 3,430 square feet of space (in Manhattan!), views of Central Park, a formal dining room, butler service, and access to the hotel's Bentley Mulsanne (a car that retails for around $300,000). Past guests of the room have included the likes of Salvador Dalí and Marilyn Monroe. If it's good enough for Marilyn Monroe, it's good enough for us.
The Palace, Jumeirah Bodrum Palace, Bodrum, Turkey
Price per night: $37,000
Located on the Aegean Sea in Turkey, The Palace at Jumeirah Bodrum is a sight to behold. Guests relax by the private pool beside golden lion statues while a team of hotel staff attends to their every need. Visitors just sit back, relax, and luxuriate in their gold-plated surroundings.
Penthouse Suite at the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez in Cannes, France
Price per night: $41,000
This stunning penthouse in the French Riviera boasts 17,976 square feet of space, including a 3,122-square-foot terrace overlooking views of Boulevard de la Croisette. The suite is a go-to spot for Cannes Film Festival-goers during the annual event. Hanging on the walls of the four-bedroom penthouse are works of art by Picasso and Matisse. Not too shabby.
Ty Warner Penthouse Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel, New York City
Price per night: $45,000
The Four Seasons describes this 4,300-square-foot penthouse as "an architectural and artistic masterpiece." The suite, which was designed by legendary architect I.M. Pei, comes with a private spa, a chauffeured Rolls-Royce, and in-room massages. From the 52nd floor of the Four Seasons, 500 feet above Manhattan, guests can take in panoramic views of the city from four glass balconies. It makes sense why the Four Seasons describes the room as "less a suite, and more a multi-layered work of art."
Presidential Suite at Raj Palace, Jaipur, India
Price per night: $45,000
This palatial four-story suite gives guests 16,000 square feet of luxury. The Raj Palace hotel used to serve as an actual palace in the 18th century. With gold-leaf-painted walls, ivory and golden furniture, and private rooftop terrace, Raj Palace's presidential suite is opulence literally fit for a king.
Delana Hilltop Estate, Laucala Island, Fiji
Price per night: $44,000
The scenery at Fiji's Laucala Island Resort may be the most breathtaking of anywhere on this list — and that's really saying something. Guests require preapproval to rent the Delana Hilltop Estate, which costs upwards of $44,000 per night. Plus, minimum visits are four nights, so to dip your feet in the private pool, you're looking at a bill of $176,000 (you could buy an entire house with that money!). If you're as wealthy as the villa's billionaire owner, Red Bull cofounder Dietrick Mateschitz, then the price tag is worth it. The estate offers 20,000 square feet of bedroom space, a chauffeur, a private cook, and access to your own private airstrip.
The Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
Price per night: $60,000
Located on Lake Geneva a few blocks away from the United Nations building, Hotel President Wilson's royal penthouse suite is a prime destination for international heads of state. With a night's stay costing up to $60,000, Hotel President Wilson's royal penthouse suite is one of the most expensive hotel rooms in the world.
The luxury suite is the ideal location for visitors in need of enhanced security and privacy. The suite comes with its own security team, bulletproof windows, armored doors, and panic buttons in the two main bedrooms. Rumored high-profile guests of the royal penthouse suite include Bill Clinton, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, and Bill Gates. Do you like a lot of space when you stay in hotels? The royal penthouse suite's 12 bedrooms should suit your needs just fine. With a private gym, a billiards room, and a personal chef, the suite's comfort and convenience makes it worth the nightly price tag — if you're Bill Gates, that is.
Grand Penthouse at The Mark Hotel, New York City
Price per night: $75,000
Taking up the top two floors of The Mark Hotel in Manhattan, the grand penthouse gives guests space to sprawl out. The suite features five bedrooms, a library, two bars, and a dining room that seats 24 people. Visitors enjoy views of Central Park, access to in-house Master Chef Jean-Georges's special menu, and 24/7 suit tailoring services from Bergdorf Goodman. Priced at about $75,000 for a night-long stay, the grand penthouse at The Mark may be the most expensive hotel room in the world.