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If you had to guess the location of the world's most expensive hotel, you would probably go for New York or Dubai, but in fact, it's located in one of the small Caribbean islands.

The Most Expensive Hotels in the World

16. Royal Suite - The Plaza - New York, USA - $40,000

The Plaza Hotel in New York City is a famously luxurious hotel located on Grand Army Plaza, from which it got its name.

The chateau-like building was designed in the French Renaissance style by Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, and it opened its doors on October 1, 1907.

Since its construction, the five-star luxury hotel has housed wealthy guests in its 282 rooms - 108 of which are suites.

The Plaza Hotel New York

You probably know the hotel from movies like the Crocodile Dundee (1986), Scent Of A Woman (1992), Home Alone 2 (1992), It Could Happen to You (1994), Almost Famous (2000), Bride War (2008), and The Great Gatsby (2013).

It was also featured in some episodes of The Sopranos, Gossip Girl, and Sex and the City. This National Historic Landmark hotel attracts famous people.

For example, The Beatles stayed at the hotel during their first trip to the US in 1964.

The Palm Court Restaurant At The Plaza Hotel New York

The iconic Plaza Hotel is packed with everything you are looking for. It has an elegant dining venue in its courtyard, a cocktail and champagne bar, a new-generation fitness center, and a luxurious spa.

Royal Suite Corridor At The Plaza Hotel New York

The Royal Suite is a three-bedroom suite with private elevator access overlooking Fifth Avenue and the legendary Pulitzer Fountain.

Royal Suite Living Room At The Plaza Hotel New York

The elegant suite spreads on 4,500 square feet (418 square meters) and has its own library, gym, and lavish living room with a grand piano.


Royal Suite Bedroom At The Plaza Hotel New York

15. The Penthouse Suite, Hotel Cala di Volpe – Sardinia, Italy - $41,000

Architect Jacques Couelle completed his masterpiece in the 1960s of this world-famous luxury hotel.

Located on the Costa Smeralda, it is one of the most beautiful hotels in the Mediterranean and an oasis for those seeking tranquility and active experiences.

It was built like a traditional village with turrets, gates, inviting terraces, staggered roofs, shady patios, pergolas, and romantic wooden bridges.

Hotel Cala di Volpe, Sardinia, Italy

The fashionable Porto Cervo, with exclusive boutiques, bars, and restaurants, is about 4 miles (7 km) away.

Cala di Volpe guarantees absolute privacy and discreet service, including the beautiful private sand beach surrounded by the blue sea, wildflowers, and romantic coves.

Hotel Cala di Volpe At Night

Penthouse Suite stretches across 2691 square feet (250 square meters), and it's fitted with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large terrace with a dining area, and private swimming.

The Penthouse Suite, Hotel Cala di Volpe

The interior is decorated with fine Sardinian handicrafts, and from the terrace, you will have breathtaking views over the bay.

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The Penthouse Suite Rooftop Terrace, Hotel Cala di Volpe

14. The Grand Riad - The Royal Mansour – Marrakech, Morocco - $43,500

Marrakech is a spectacular adventure for everyone who loves to travel and experience new things. You can find hidden gems whenever you go for a stroll, and the Royal Manhour Hotel is one of these.

The king, Mohammed VI of Morocco, designed the place himself, and it is said that presidents and celebrities stay here when they visit Marrakech.

One thousand five hundred local craftsmen constructed the Royal Mansour and decorated it in luxurious materials such as marble, cedar, silver, bronze, and silk.

The elegant spa area, La Spa du Royal Mansour, covers 26,910 square feet (2,500 square meters).

You can relax in the sauna, take a steam bath, or try out the traditional Turkish bathing ritual hammam with steam, scrubs, and massages.

There is also a beautiful outdoor pool surrounded by green palm trees.

The Royal Mansour Marrakech Rooftop Terrace At Night

Instead of traditional rooms and suites, the hotel offers 53 private riads and luxurious holiday homes with unique furnishings.

The smallest starts at 1,507 square feet (140 square meters), and all have a roof terrace and private pool.

Entrance Lobby Of The Royal Mansour Marrakech

The Grand Riad is the hotel's most luxurious offering. If you book it, you will have access to a private home cinema, a private bar and gym, and a spa room.

The Grand Riad Suite - The Royal Mansour

Plus, the Grand Riad has the best views of Marrakech from its unique, sand-colored rooftop terrace.

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The Grand Riad Suite Rooftop Terrace At The Royal Mansour Hotel Marrakech

13. The Hilltop Villa – Laucala Island - Fiji - $45,000

Fiji has more than 300 islands, and Laucala is one of them. In 2003, Red Bull founder and billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz came up with an unknown sum to buy Laucala Island.

After purchasing this paradise island from the Forbes family, he turned it into an all-inclusive luxury resort, which opened to wealthy visitors in 2009.

The island is entirely secluded from the rest of the world and guarantees to exceed all expectations - so we heard. At Laucala, 335 people work to ensure that you are pleased 24/7.

The Fijian-style villas all have unique locations, like amid a green oasis or floating above the clear waters of a lagoon.

Laucala Island Resort

Picturesque white sandy beaches surround the island. Laucala also has its own spa and an 18-hole golf course designed by Scottish David McLay Kidd.

Laucala Island Resort Private Beach

Laucala has two extraordinary swimming pools. A lagoon pool that spreads over 21,528 square feet (2,000 square meters) and an integrated transparent glass-enclosed swimming pool where you can swim laps in peace.

But the scenery is the most spectacular: volcanic mountains covered with tropical rainforest, postcard-perfect beaches, pristine mangroves, and coral reefs teeming with marine life.

Laucala Island Resort Transparent Pool

The Hilltop Residence is the most expensive of the spacious and beautiful villas.

It's the private residence of the hotel owner, and when he is not on the island, it is also rented out as a holiday residence.

As the name suggests, the Hilltop Estate is on a hill, and you can view the bright blue sea from all sides.

Due to the remote location, you also have a lot of privacy. The huge windows on all sides of the villa ensure that you always have the impression that you are sitting outside.

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The Hilltop Villa – Laucala Island

12. The Royal Villa - Grand Resort Lagonissi - Athens, Greece - $45,000

Grand Resort Lagonissi is a 5-star resort located on a private peninsula just off the Athens Riviera.

The Royal Villa - Grand Resort Lagonissi - Athens, Greece

It has 16 secluded beaches, where you can relax and sunbathe in quiet surroundings overlooking the turquoise Aegean sea.

The Royal Villa Aerial

The resort has 276 rooms, including bungalows, suites, villas, and eight critically acclaimed restaurants.

You can sample everything from Italian, Greek, and Polynesian dishes to seafood, sushi, and classic Mediterranean specialties.

The Royal Villa Suite - Grand Resort Lagonissi

The Royal Villa has a living room packed with home entertainment, an office, a personal chef, heated indoor and outdoor pools, a fully equipped fitness room, a steam bath, a private massage area with a massage table, and, of course, a private beach with Mediterranean sun loungers.


The Royal Villa Suite Terrace

11. Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III - Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo, Monaco - $48,000

The iconic 5-star Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo is located near the Le Metropole shopping center, and a staircase connects it to the Place du Casino.

It's housed in a 19th-century palace and breathes the atmosphere of the Belle Epoque. Marble columns and crystal chandeliers give the hotel a unique, chic, and special look.

Hotel De Paris Monte-Carlo

Monte Carlo is known as the jet set capital, not least because of its beautiful casinos. And in terms of hotels, nothing compares to the Hotel de Paris.

The popularity of this lavish hotel has only grown since it opened in 1864. Of the 187 rooms, those with a sea view are the most expensive and luxurious, but the best are the 75 suites.

Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo Lobby

The one that takes the crown is the Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III.

Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III Living Room

He is the maker and creator of modern-day Monte-Carlo, ruling the Principality of Monaco for almost 56 years.

Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III Bedroom

The biggest and most luxurious suite naturally has to pay tribute to the person who made all this possible, Prince Rainier III.

Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III Bathroom

The 8,934-square-foot (830-square-meter) suite spans two floors and has massive terraces and patios, offering an incredible panorama of Monaco.

And, of course, in the city of jet-setters, you can arrive at the hotel by helicopter.


Diamond Suite - Prince Rainier III Terrace

10. Private Island - Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort – Maldives - $50,000

Cheval Blanc in the Maldives is a resort on Randheli Island in the Noonu Atoll. It's aimed at true foodies and travelers seeking the ultimate in luxury.

Jean-Michel Gathy designed the lavish yet elegant resort with only 45 villas.

The surrounding lush green vegetation enhances the sense of space and privacy. Attention to detail is remarkable here.

Even the candles were explicitly developed for the hotel by Francois Demachy, Christian Dior's former perfumer.

You can choose from an over-water villa, an island villa, and a beach-garden villa.

Each has a gorgeous swimming pool, a hammock, loungers, and a large sunbed.

Private Island At Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort Maldives

The interiors are decorated with driftwood, shells, and ceramic artwork. And if you have deep pockets, you can stay in the Owner's Villa, a four-bedroom villa on its own island.

But beware, this does come with a hefty price tag. Your villa includes a private butler who will pamper you during your stay and ensure you lack nothing.

He will even place an array of frangipani flowers into your bathtub on request.

Private Island Owner's Villa - Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort

The quiet and untouched Noonu Atoll is ideal for enjoying beautiful diving and snorkeling spots and where spinner dolphins make regular appearances.


Private Island Pool View- Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort

9. The Penthouse Suite - Faena Hotel - Miami Beach, USA - $50,000

The Faena Hotel is located in the northern part of South Beach, next to the long, white sandy beach.

The only thing that separates the hotel from the sea is the Miami Beach Boardwalk, which is excellent if you like magical walks by the sea.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach Rooftop Terrace

Stars are not good enough to describe a hotel, and it's ever more evident at the Faena in Miami.

For example, the Faena Theater, which draws inspiration from Europe's opera houses and old Hollywood, hosts vibrant live shows.

Or the world-class spa that has started offering private lessons with a Mexican shaman to drive away evil spirits.

This modern hotel has received several awards for design and oozes techno-geek, including the rooms equipped with the most advanced audio and video tech.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach Mammoth Garden

The top of the range is the Faena Penthouse 5 Bedroom Suite.

The 14,507 square feet (1,348 sqm) of luxurious space was selected for the Technology award because it has top-of-the-range tech equipment, from the coffee machines to the integrated sound systems.

But it's not all about technology. The suite's custom furnishings, which are light colors of ivory and beige with gold and black accents, were designed by Frank Pollaro.

The Penthouse Suite Bedroom - Faena Hotel

Besides, you will have incredible panoramic turquoise ocean views from every room through floor-to-ceiling windows.

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The Penthouse Suite Living Room And Balcony - Faena Hotel

8. The Muraka Suite – The Conrad – Maldives, Rangali Island - $50,000

The luxury hotel complex Conrad Maldives Rangali Island spreads on two separate islands connected by a bridge.

Have you always dreamed of living underwater? Now, you can stay in the world's first underwater villa on a remote island in the Maldives.

The Conrad – Maldives, Rangali Island

The suite was named Muraka, which means "coral" in the local language, Dhivehi, and offers guests an out-of-the-ordinary experience in what is said to be one of the world's most unique marine environments.

The Underwater Suite In The Maldives

The underwater villa extends on two floors, one above water and one below.

The aquatic part consists of a bedroom with glass on all sides where you can watch sharks swim just above you while lying in bed, as well as a living room and bathroom where you can brush your teeth while gazing at the colorful life on the ocean floor.

The Muraka Suite – The Conrad – Maldives

Above water, the villa has a private fitness room, bedroom, living room, bar, infinity pool, and a separate section for butlers - in addition to a large deck facing the sunset.

The Muraka was designed and built by the same team that created the underwater restaurant, Ithaa, which opened in the Maldives in 2005.

The Muraka Suite – The Conrad – Maldives At Night

For all of you reading these lines who cannot afford an underwater stay at The Conrad, you might want to consider a similar experience.

Visit the underwater restaurant at Hurawalhi. It is located in a large glass dome almost 20 feet (six meters) below sea level, surrounded by coral and reef fish.

You can eat lunch and dinner here, but you must pre-book a table at fixed times and choose from a five- or seven-course menu.

Not unexpectedly, several of the items on the menu are seafood, such as scallops, lobster, and tuna tartare, but it is also possible to ask for vegetarian options.

Ithaa Underwater Restaurant – The Conrad – Maldives

The underwater experience is far from cheap. At the time of writing, you have to expect to pay $280 per person - but then again, it is a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Underwater Restaurant Interior

7. Penthouse Suite - Hôtel Martinez – Cannes, France - $55,000

Hôtel Martinez is an iconic, classic Art Deco-style luxury hotel in Cannes with a unique atmosphere and location.

It is close to the Palace of Films and the Rue d'Antibes shopping street. The hotel's well-known à la carte restaurant, La Palme d'Or, has been awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide.

Hôtel Martinez – Cannes, France

The Penthouse Suite in Hôtel Martinez is dedicated to the crème de la crème.

It's one of the most extensive suites in Europe, stretching 13,455 square feet (1,250 sqm).

Penthouse Suite - Hôtel Martinez

It has a 5,167-square-foot (480-square-meter) panoramic terrace, a spectacular view of the bay of Cannes, and a dining table for 14 people.

The space consists of an Actress Suite & Producer Suite designed by Pierre-Yves and features cinematic art.

You can only book the luxurious suite after the hotel approves your request.


Penthouse Suite Terrace - Hôtel Martinez

6. Ty Warner Penthouse - Four Seasons, New York, USA - $60,000

Located next to Central Park, it's one of the most luxurious and expensive hotels in New York and the tallest one.

High up on the 52nd floor, it has opened the Ty Warner Penthouse, which they also call the Suite in the Sky. So, if you want to experience New York as a superstar, this is it.

Four Seasons Hotel New York

The suite covers the entire top floor of the building. Ty Warner Penthouse is named after the man who has made a fortune on Beanie Babies (a line of stuffed toys).

Ty Warner Penthouse -  Four Seasons, New York

At this dizzying height, you get an incredible 360-degree view of Manhattan's impressive skyline from the suite's 25-foot (7.5-meter) high windows surrounding the entire apartment and from the suite's four glass balconies.

Ty Warner Penthouse -  Four Seasons, New York

The 4,306 square feet (400 square meters) suite has its own spa and fitness room, library with piano, private elevator, an impressive walk-in closet, a zen garden with waterfalls, and a breakfast room.

Ty Warner Penthouse -  Four Seasons, New York

As a guest, you have a Rolls Royce with a private driver at your disposal, a personal assistant on duty around the clock, and as many spa treatments as you wish.

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Ty Warner Penthouse -  Four Seasons, New York

5. Harbour House - Rosewood Hong Kong – Hong Kong - $64,000

Rosewood Hong Kong is one of the latest luxury hotels to open on Hong Kong's waterfronts. The hotel is 65 floors high and is located in a 931.8-foot (284-meter) skyscraper.

Rosewood Hong Kong Hotel Skyscraper

It's located in Tsim Sha Tsui, an urban area in southern Kowloon known as the city's artistic and cultural center.

You can experience the best views of Hong Kong Island from the hotel's 413 rooms and suites.

Rosewood Hong Kong Hotel Suite Panorama

However, to experience the ultimate luxury in Hong Kong, you should book the exclusive Harbour House five-bedroom suite.

It's a vertical estate located on the 57th floor overlooking Victoria Harbour.

Harbour House - Rosewood Hong Kong

The suite is equipped with not one but two outdoor pools, a private gym, landscaped gardens, and majestic cityscape views.

Shiny light marble, floor-to-ceiling windows, and designer furniture dominate the interior.

Hong Kong has one of the highest real estate prices in the world, so it's no wonder that the 12,000 square feet (1,115 square meters) Harbour House comes with a hefty price tag.

But don't worry; the meticulously kept sky garden with its adjacent pools and the jaw-droppingly beautiful Hong Kong views will make up for it.


Harbour House Terrace Private Infinity Pool - Rosewood Hong Kong

4. The Penthouse Suite – The Mark Hotel - New York, USA - $75,000

The 1927 landmark building on the corner of 77th Street and Madison Avenue, near Central Park, is home to The Mark Hotel. This historic New York hotel has the city's most expensive room.

Order a "Picnic in the Park" filled with tasty snacks, bring a blanket, and escape to Central Park for a fantastic picnic.

Next to Central Park's lake in the boathouse, you will find The Mark sailing boat, which is only available for hotel guests.

The Mark Hotel - New York

The Penthouse Suite comprises five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a large dining room, a bar, a rooftop terrace overlooking Central Park, a library, and a wine cellar.

The Penthouse Suite The Mark Hotel

You can enjoy 12,000 square feet (1,115 square meters) of space, and the ceiling height is up to 23 feet (seven meters) in certain places.

The Penthouse Suite Terrace At The Mark Hotel

If that were not enough, you also get your own hair stylist, a tailor, a boulder, and room service from a Michelin-starred restaurant.

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The Penthouse Suite Terrace At Night

3. Royal Penthouse Suite - Hotel President Wilson - Genève, Switzerland - $80,000

What's common between Michael Jackson, Bill Gates, and Bill Clinton?

They have all had the sweetest dreams in the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Swiss Hotel President Wilson, which is said to be the world's largest and most expensive of its kind.

Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite Entrance

The 18,083-square-foot (1,680-square-meter) Royal Penthouse Suite comprises 12 luxurious rooms, 12 marble bathrooms, a fountain cocktail lounge, a home cinema, a separate pool table, and a fitness room.

Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite Living Room

The hotel management must approve guests before they can book an overnight stay. But if you get approved, this will be the view from your hot tub.

Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite Hot Tub

The windows are bulletproof, the view is fantastic, and you have your own elevator.

If you book Switzerland's top suite, you get panoramic views of Lake Geneva and the surrounding mountains in one of Europe's most expensive cities.

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Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite Royal Terrace

2. The Empathy Suite - Palms Casino Resort - Las Vegas, USA - $100,000

For some, heading for a weekend of fun price is not an issue, and the luxury hotel Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas wants to take advantage of it.

Palms Casino Resort The Empathy Suite Living Room

So, the hotel hired the world-famous English artist Damien Hirst to design the world's most spectacular hotel room.

Palms Casino Resort The Empathy Suite Damian Hirst Shark Aquarium Art

There are dead sharks exhibited in a glass display case with formalin, two master bedrooms, a massage table, a pool table, a whirlpool that hangs over The Strip, and a private art tour of the room, which are some of the things you get if you spend the night here.

Palms Casino Resort The Empathy Suite Bedroom

And if you thought to yourself, who is Damian Hirst?

Well, he is the guy who created and sold a diamond-plated skull artwork for 99 million dollars. So, better not touch that shark in the glass display!

Palms Casino Resort The Empathy Suite Bathroom

You can stay free in the two-story penthouse, but there is a catch. You need to have a million dollars in credit at the resort.

If not, the price is currently around $100,000 a night, and because a minimum stay is two nights, you can double that.

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Palms Casino Resort The Empathy Suite Terrace

1. Lovers Deep Luxury Submarine - St. Lucia - $232,000

Satisfying the thirst for otherworldly thrills and indulgences of the ever-growing billionaires is no small feat.

Penthouse suites in five - or sometimes seven-star hotels, first-class cabins on the best airlines, or private jet flights and cruises on superyachts are all becoming dull and unimaginative.

So how about a custom-designed and built watercraft capable of independent operation underwater? Lovers Deep Submarine is for the uber-rich, obviously.

The starting price for a night's stay is eye-wateringly high, 232,000 US Dollars.

Lovers Deep Luxury Submarine

Over sixty years after joining the famous mile-high club became possible, a travel company has launched a "mile-low club. "

Couples who check in at the submarine hotel will become members. The club is for those who want to experience deeper love (pun intended).

The boat is decorated according to the customer's wishes, and through large glass panes, you can observe the surrounding corals and life in the sea.

Lovers Deep Luxury Submarine Living Room

The vessel, called Lovers Deep, has only one bedroom. Here, guests can enjoy total silence and isolation from the outside world below sea level.

The staff consists of a captain, a chef, and a butler who live in soundproofed rooms in the other part of the boat to ensure guests' privacy.

The only thing that can possibly be distracting is the staring fish that swim past.

The boarding usually takes place from the island of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. After that, the submarine runs to predetermined destinations chosen by the guests.

The travel company offers activities such as a trip to a sunken warship in the Red Sea and a dinner for two on a private island.

Lovers Deep Luxury Submarine Bedroom
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