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Top 10 Most Upscale Hotels In The World

Have you ever thought about checking into the most expensive hotel in the world?

Forget about the usual $200 to $500 per night weekend staycations, since the one mentioned on the list starts at a whopping $28,000 per night!

For opulent penthouse suites, picturesque vistas with amazing city vies, to fancy underwater hotels, the ritzy pads mentioned on the list have everything that you need and more.

So, if money is not a problem and you are looking for a luxurious getaway, here is a rundown of the 10 most expensive hotels that you can find in different parts of the world.

The 10 Most Extravagant Hotels in the World

The lineup of hotels and figures stated below was gathered from different sources all over the world, including Highsnobiety and Travel Top List.

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These are the 10 costliest hotels around the globe.

#10: The Royal Suite – Burj Al-Arab – $28,000

The first entry in the list of the fanciest hotels worldwide is also one of the most popular getaway accommodations, the Burj Al-Arab.

Based in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, the Burj was described as the first seven-star hotel in the world, and it constantly proves that it is as good as its description.

Aside from being an opulent hotel, it is also considered the seventh-tallest accommodation in the world. It was designed by premier architect Tom Wright to make it look like a ship’s sail.

The Burj Al-Arab stands on an artificial island in the city. It is only accessible to the rest of the mainland through a privately-owned curving bridge.

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Aside from the first-class bells and whistles inside the hotel, you can find other seven-star features like a one-of-a-kind underwater restaurant that you can only access through the submarine. The hotel also has its private helipad on its roof, which is about 210 meters above sea level.

If you want to spend a night at the royal suite, you must be willing to pay at least $28,000.

The majestic 780 square-meter two-level suite is surrounded with 22-karat gold. It also comes with an exclusive dining area. Your private butler, spa attendant, lounge crew, and other courteous staff are willing to answer all your needs anytime.

All these luxuries can be enjoyed for $28,000 per night!

#9: The Royal Suite – The Plaza – $40,000

Next on the list is located in New York City, where you need to spend an astounding $40,000 per night to enjoy all the amenities.

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What is included in that pricey service? For starters, you can only access the suite using a private lift that no other person can use except for you.

Once you step out of the lift, you will be greeted with an elegantly designed living area, complete with some of the newest amenities and luxuries that you can find.

The suite contains three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a standalone dining room that can seat up to 12 people, and a fitness room.

You will be able to gaze into the spectacular view of New York’s 5th Ave. If you have other plans aside from lounging around the bed all day, you can call your 24-hour butler service that is included in the staggering price tag.

#8: The Hilltop Villa – $45,000

Only the super-rich can find this majestic villa that is hidden amid paradise.

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The hotel where this villa is located can be found in Fiji’s scenic Laucala Island. To be able to enjoy this place, you need to spend $45,000 per night.

The cost may be too high, but you can get a four-acre villa divided into three smaller villas with the best views of the island for that price.

The first villa called The Delana features a master bedroom with a walk-in closet, a living space, and a personal library. You will also have a large private pool in this area, complete with a waterfall and hot tub. This villa also comes with a soaking tub made from solid wood.

The second villa is known as The Dua. It comes with the same features, except that it can comfortably sleep two-person and features sliding doors to separate all rooms from each other.

Finally, the third villa is called The Rua. It has a large pool and a separate living area. It is also the second biggest villa in the area.

If you are planning a getaway with family or friends, you can take them to The Hilltop Villa for a luxurious vacation.

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#7: The Muraka Suite – The Conrad – $50,000

The Muraka of The Conrad landed in the seventh spot on this list.

Located in the Maldives, it is described as the first underwater hotel suite in the world.

The Muraka is a two-story suite, with the lower portion built roughly 16 feet under the Indian Ocean.

For approximately $50,000 per night, you may expect to be automatically upgraded to the prestigious Hilton Diamond Status upon checking in. This benefit allows you to enjoy meals cooked by a private chef, exclusive time in the hotel’s gym, bar, and infinity pool. You will also have a private butler during your time in the hotel.

But make sure that you have plenty of extra money to spend if you want to book your stay in the luxury paradise since there is a four-night minimum stay policy for this accommodation. It means that you must have at least $200,000 to enjoy The Muraka!

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#6: The Penthouse Suite – Hotel Martinez – $53,000

Want to have a luxury stay in Cannes, France? Then book your stay at Hotel Martinez’s famous Penthouse Suite in Cote D’Azur.

For a jaw-dropping $53,000, you will be spending a night at a 1000-square foot suite located at the uppermost area of the hotel. It allows you to have a visually appealing view of the pristine ocean from your private terrace.

All four bedrooms of the hotel are equipped with king-sized beds. The suite also comes with separate living and dining areas, marble bathrooms, and a Turkish bath. You can also relax in the private jacuzzi in the balcony area.

If you love the arts, you will be spoiled with several priceless masterpieces and artifacts from various art legends like Picasso and Matisse.

#5: Ty Warner Penthouse – Four Seasons – $60,000

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To kick off the top five most expensive hotel accommodations in the world, you need to know about Four Seasons Hotel’s Ty Warner Penthouse.

This luxury suite got its name from the building owner, Ty Warner. It will cost you approximately $60,000 per night.

The 400-square meter suite located on the 52nd level of the hotel is reportedly worth $50,000 upon completion.

The suite offers a 360-degree sweeping view of the city. It also features four glass balconies where you can see the entire New York.

While this suite only has one bedroom, you will still get your spa with unlimited massages and a scenic infinity tub. It also lets you access the floor using an exclusive private elevator, a personal guest relations manager, and chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce anytime you want.

#4: The Mark Penthouse – The Mark Hotel – $75,000

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The grand Penthouse of The Mark Hotel is recognized as the biggest hotel suite in the US. For $75,000 a night, you will be able to stay inside a 10,000-square feet suite spread out in two floors.

The suite features five lavish bedrooms, six bathrooms, four fireplaces, two wet bars, two powder rooms, and a huge open plan living area that you can transform into a full-size ballroom.

With that price tag, you will also enjoy a 250-square meter terrace that allows you to have an exquisite view of Central Park. This suite will make you feel like royalty!

#3: The Royal Penthouse – Hotel President Wilson – $80,000

If you are planning to have the most elegant stay in Geneva, Switzerland, then be prepared to spend at least $80,000 per night at Hotel President Wilson’s Royal Penthouse. It occupies the eighth floor of the hotel.

A stay in the suite will let you enjoy an astounding view of Lake Geneva and the Mont Blanc. You may also have an amazing view of the lake in any of the 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. A dip in the jacuzzi bath can also let you bask in the beauty of the surroundings.

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Aside from the views, you will be treated with the around-the-clock private assistant, chef, and butler who heed your call. Also, security will never be a problem since the suite is surrounded by bulletproof glass.

The suite also provides other state-of-the-art features like the BeoVision 4-103 home cinema system from Bang & Olufsen, a Steinway grand piano, and a private elevator.

#2: Empathy Suite – The Palms – $100,000

The second most expensive hotel accommodation in the world has a staggering $100,000 price tag!

Famed English artist Damian Hirst redesigned the iconic Sky Villa suite of The Palms in Las Vegas to make it more appealing to art lovers.

The new Empathy Suite comes with two elegant master bedrooms, several massage tables, and a beamed jacuzzi that offers an amazing glimpse of the world-famous Las Vegas strip. It also has a salt relaxation room inside the premises and a private art collection.

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This suite is perfect for Hirst fans who have the extra money to spend on such luxuries.

#1: Lover’s Deep – Luxury Submarine Hotel – $150,000

At a jaw-dropping $150,000 per night, you will have an out of this world accommodation for your next luxury getaway.

The Lover’s Deep is not like any other hotel accommodations that you can find anywhere else. You will only experience it underwater.

The submarine-type hotel is based in St Lucia, but you can ask to have it navigated to other areas in the Caribbean.

Aside from luxurious features, you will also enjoy having a private captain, chef, and butler to cater to all your needs. You may even have champagne-soaked fares for breakfast inside the submarine. It definitely makes your stay inside the most expensive suite in the world extra worthwhile.

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Summary

This list enumerated the 10 most expensive accommodations in the world. If you are not afraid to break the bank, you can try out any of the accommodations in this list for the ultimate luxury getaway.

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Written By Riley Brown

Riley is a finance, lifestyle, and entertainment writer living in San Diego. He received his bachelor's degree in Journalism and Multimedia from the University of Oregon. His work has been featured in many finance and lifestyle publications throughout the US. When he is not writing, Riley enjoys reading and hanging out at the beach with his dog.

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