The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

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If you thought booking the honeymoon suite at your dream hotel just had to be the most expensive hotel suite ever, we've got news for you -- it wasn't, unless you dropped almost $30,000(for one night, that is). From beachfront bliss to big city splendor, the ten most expensive hotel rooms in the world have a few things in common -- they're all over-the-top fabulous, and none of the nightly room rates includes tax, so be prepared to add another 10 - 17% to your bill at check-out.
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The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

If you thought booking the honeymoon suite at your dream hotel just had to be the most expensive hotel suite ever, we've got news for you-it wasn't, unless you dropped almost $30,000(for one night, that is). From beachfront bliss to big city splendor, the ten most expensive hotel rooms in the world have a few things in common-they're all over-the-top fabulous, and none of the nightly room rates includes tax, so be prepared to add another 10 - 17% to your bill at check-out.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $14,658
Hotel: The Lanesborough, London
Perks: Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the Constitutional Arch and the grounds of Buckingham Palace, while the three bedrooms are outfitted with lush linens and four-poster beds. The master bath includes a hand-painted cast iron bath and an inlaid marble floor. A dining area, study, and drawing room round out the public areas; a kitchen and discreet staff await any requests. The suite includes a butler-on-demand, 24-hours a day.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $14,976
Hotel: The Burj al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Perks: The two-story, 8,400-square-foot suite overlooks the Arabian sea, features mahogany furniture, marble flooring, and both dining and lounge areas. Luxuriate in the rotating four-poster bed in the master bedroom or perhaps chill out before sleep time in the suite's private cinema. The marble bath comes fully stocked with full-sized products from Hermes, and an always-on butler stands at the ready to fulfill every wish.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $17,500
Hotel: Intercontinental London Park Lane
Perks: When combined with the adjacent London Suite, the Royal Suite at the InterContinental London Park Lane turns into something purely palatial, with a floating staircase, five bedrooms, a full office, dining room for eight, and three separate living areas to entertain guests. The suite's master bedroom has a ginormous bed that sleeps 10, comfortably, kitted out in lustrous blue and gold bedding. With on-demand butler service, one can only imagine the requests that come out of this suite.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $17,556
Hotel: Hotel Ritz Paris, Paris , France
Perks: The luxurious indulgence and splendor that was the era of Louis XIV is recreated in this 2,000-square-foot suite, from the salon's 18th century-inspired furnishings to the master bedroom, a replica of Marie Antoinette's digs at Versailles, complete with a canopied four-poster bed and gold leaf moldings on the walls. Modern conveniences are not absent, however; the two bathrooms feature oversized soaking tubs with plasma televisions!

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $18,000
Hotel: The Martinez Hotel, Cannes
Perks: Eight thousand square feet of luxury and the only terraced penthouse suite on the Cote d'Azur are the hallmarks of the two penthouse suites at The Martinez Hotel. Each suite has a 2,000 square-foot wraparound terrace with views of the entire Bay of Cannes; each terrace accommodates 100 guests comfortably. With a Turkish bath, private butler on call 24/7 (ditto for a limousine), and an open bar, there's no limit to the luxury. Tres magnifique!

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $20,000
Hotel: The Plaza, New York City
Perks: Take over the entire 18th floor of the most divine hotel in NYC, and friends are sure to follow. Two living rooms, a well-stocked library, six bedrooms and seven (count 'em) bathrooms are just the start of the luxe amenities; add in four balconies, a private chef on-call 24 hours a day, a staff of maids, a butler and a chauffer with a-you guessed Rolls Royce-at your service.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $23,000
Hotel: President Wilson Hotel, Geneva
Perks: In a country as tiny as Switzerland, big things stand out, namely a 17,000+ square foot hotel suite. The Royal Suite at the President Wilson Hotel is actually an entire floor, and it is a sleek and chic escape for an entire entourage: Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, even a cocktail lounge for apres-dinner socializing. Add in a private elevator and a terrace offering views of the city, Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, and what's not to swoon over?

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $25,000
Hotel: The Palms, Las Vegas
Perks: Everything screams S-E-X-Y at The Palms, and the chic hotel's Sky Villa 2 Suite is no exception: there's a cantilevered Jacuzzi, an outdoor terrace with pool which seemingly hangs into space and has a killer view of the strip, and a rotating bed in the largest of the suite's three bedrooms. Add in a media room, personal butler, work-out room and poker table, and call this 9,000 square-foot fantasy yours for the night.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

Nightly Rate: $25,000
Hotel: Atlantis, Paradise Hotel, Bahamas
Perks: Floating in air between the two Royal towers of the lush Atlantis, the Bridge Suite has been a home away from home for the likes of Oprah and Bill Gates. Not together, of course - but there surely is room for both Bill and Oprah's peeps in this 10 room suite which features marble floors, a 1,250-square foot living room with grand piano, a 22-karat gold chandelier in the dining room, an 800-foot terrace overlooking the island, and a 10-foot tall four-poster bed in the master.

The 10 Most Expensive Hotel Suites in the World

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