“The Best things in life are free, the second best are the most expensive.” – Coco Chanel
Once in every person’s lifetime, one wishes to be treated like royalty and served as a king. Maybe, maintaining a lifestyle like a royal will be hard to achieve. But, until then your dream of living the high life can be made true by booking your stay in luxury hotels that offers a stay tailor made for the royal. The cost of staying in these hotels might be on the high end, but for what is up on the offer, is worth every penny. And, for those who seek to know the lifestyle of the big shots, while you save up for your stay. Here’s a list of the most luxurious hotels in the world and all that they offer.
10) Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Where? – Abu Dhabhi, United Arab Emirates
How Much? – $10,000
Ever wondered what living like a Arab Royal Sheikh would be like? The Emirates Palace is one such luxury hotel that answers that. Located in the capital city of UAE, Abu Dhabhi, the hotel is a place of royalty.
Emirates Palace has 394 rooms and suites, 40 meeting and conference rooms, a white sand beach, a myriad of pools and fountains, a sumptuous spa, marble imported from 13 different countries and over 1,000 crystal chandeliers. The luxurious Palace Suite with 3 Bedrooms with a separate entertainment center, work area and with the view of the sea can cost up to $10,000 per night.
9) Mardan Palace Hotel, Turkey
Where – Antalya, Turkey
How Much – $12,000
Titled ‘The Most Expenisve Luxury Resort’ in the Mediterranean, the Mardan Palace Hotel aptly makes its way to the list. The Turkish architecture is renowned all over the world, and when it promises to take you back to the Ottoman Empire Royalty, the result is a magnificent hotel. The Palace Hotel which cost $1.5 Billion to construct is home to the largest swimming pool in the Mediterranean, within which is a sunken pool with 2,400 fishes.
The Palace Hotel offers 560 rooms to stay, with its own beach containing 9,000 tons of sand imported from Egypt. The opulent structure was made with gold, 500,000 crystals and 23,000 meters of Italian marble. A stay in it’s Royal Suite can cost upto $12,00 per night.
8) Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
Where – Jaipur, India
How Much – $18,000
The Rambagh Palace is the former residence of the King of Jaipur and is the place to visit for anyone seeking to experience real royalty. he hotel was built in 1835 for the Maharaja of Jaipur and remained a royal residence until 1957.The regal grandeur of the structure boasts the story of Indian Royal lifestyle.
The Suryavanshi Suite is the most luxurious suite in the Palace, at a price of $18,000 per night. The sparkling chandeliers and stone archways, and expansive grounds including manicured Mughal gardens. With its period décor, silk draperies, private terrace, and arched French windows offering panoramic views, the 1,800-square-foot Suryawanshi Suite is fit for a king.
7) Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Where – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
How Much – $20,000
The unique structure of the Hotel made to resemble a billowing sail stands out the most about this luxury hotel. Burj Al Arab is located in the bustling cosmopolitan city of Dubai. The Hotel sits atop an artificial island, built away from the shore and into the sea, hence every room has a view of the sea.
The third largest building in the world, the hotel has 202 bedroom suites up for offer. The most exquisite one being the Presidential Suite, a two floor suite with a private lift, cinema, outdoor and indoor pool. The suite also boasts of a private beach space for it’s visitors. The room also comes with 24 hours world- class butler service and luxury concierge availability. All this for a cost of $20,000, to experience true royalty just for a night.
6) The Atlantis, Bahamas
Where – Bahamas
How Much – $25,000
The Atlantis Hotel brings to life the magnificent lost city from the fables to real life. Experience true opulence from the water kingdom unravel in this ocean theme resort park which offers a 141-acre waterscape, which includes fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools, marine habitats, and water slides and river rides.
The Royal Towers Bridge suite that put this hotel on the luxury map. The Suite offers a living room that features a grand piano, a bar and twin entertainment centers, with a dining room where the 22-carat gold chandelier shines. is Also offered with the suite are a round-the-clock staff of seven butlers and helpers. This 4740-square-foot suite certainly designed fit for a king, has a price tag of $25,000.
5)Palms Casino & Resorts, Las Vegas
Where – Las Vegas, USA
How Much – $35,000
In the City of Casinos and hotels, the Palms Resorts stands out on the top in terms of luxury. The resort has 703 rooms and suites and contains 94,840 sq ft (8,811 m) casino, recording studio, Michelin-starred restaurant and 2,500-seat concert theater to entertain the guests.
The Hugh Hefner Sky Villa is the most exotic suite in the property at $35,000.The 9,000 sq ft luxury penthouse is built for pleasure, not work hence there is no business desk, only a large dining room, a massage facility, a floating throne and two stories connected by floor-to-ceiling windows for a jaw-dropping view of the Strip. The suite also offers a circular rotating bed, and a rooftop glass-enclosed pool imprinted with the iconic Bunny logo leading to a raised cantilevered spa bath.
4)Grand Hyatt, France
Where – Cannes, France
How Much – $37,500
The world renowned chain of hotelier’s Grand Hyatt in Cannes is one of the finest of the chain has to offer. Built in 1927, the hotel became a part of the Hyatt family in 2013.
The Penthouse Suite, billed at US$37,500 per night has stunning view of the Bay of Cannes. Outside, the private 3,100-square-foot terrace with a jacuzzi offers unparalleled views, while inside guests are delighted by a sauna and hammam, a walk-in shower and marble bath, business center, living room and dining rooms with all the furnishing, and all the regular luxury hotel amenities.
3)Laucala Island Resort Hilltop Estate, Fiji
Where – Fiji Island
How Much – $ 57,000
The Laucala Island Resort takes luxury to another level. This resort isn’t available for you to stay even if you have the money, stay in this private island is possible only by seeking permission from it’s owner , making it exclusive. Laucala has white sandy beaches, dazzling turquoise lagoons, rich green mountains, and swaying palm trees.
Situated on 3200 unspoiled acres, Laucala Island is made up of 25 unique Fijian villas, with a choice of overwater or beachfront, as well as hilltop residences carved into the volcanic cliffs. The property is available for all the villas astay at $150,000 per night. Guests can experience ultimate private island living with an 18-hole Golf course, Spa, private boats to explore diving or game fishing, a stable with trained horses.
2)Hotel President Wilson, Geneva
Where – Geneva, Switzerland
How much – $62,000
Enjoy the breathtaking locales of Swiss in this regal hotel. The Hotel is named after the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson. The Hotel is a true definition of luxury. Having several titles to it’s credit, such as the title of the Most Expensive Suite and also the Largest Suite in Europe at a price tag of $62,000 per night.
Located on the entire eighth floor of the hotel it offers breathtaking view over the lake. The Royal Penthouse Suite offers 12 luxury bedrooms including marble bathrooms.With one of the biggest TV screen in the world by the prestigious brand Bang & Olufsen , a Steinway grand piano, and a Brunswick billiard, this truly unique suite stands for pure luxury. With maximum security, from bulletproof windows, emergency alarm buttons and reinforced safe to a private lift to take guests directly to their majestic living quarters.
1) Four Season Hotel, New York
Where – New York, USA
How Much – $65,000
In the heart of the city that never sleeps, the Four Season Hotel in New York defines luxury. The Ty Warner Penthouse is not the most expensive just in New York but in all of North America at $45,000 per night.
Situated on the 52nd Floor, the suite offers unmatched 360 degrees view of the city’s breathtaking skyline. Along with the usual service of a butler and staff, a chauffeur who will drive you anywhere in a Rolls Royce is also provided. Sleep like a King in the $65,000 bed in the suite, with 22-karat gold woven throughout the bedspread.
Now, you know how the rich and famous spend their holidays in luxury and royalty.