Most high-end hotels have tried to seduce guests with state of the art amenities, luxury living and bespoke experiences. It therefore why many celebrities and high profile dignitaries choose to fork out large sums of money on a luxury hotel room. 

Here are some of our picks of the most extravagant suites in the world: 


Royal Penthouse Suite

Where: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland

Cost per night:  $80,000 (just over R1 million after conversion).


The Royal Penthouse Suite at Hotel President Wilson in Geneva has panoramic views of Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. Some of the amenities include a 103-inch Bang & Olufsen LCD flat screen TV, a fitness room, 2 dining rooms and 12 spacious rooms with either king-size or twin Luxury Collection beds.

There is even a personal assistant, chef and butler to cater to all your needs.

That’s not all. The entire floor is equipped with cameras, alarm systems, and bulletproof windows. Not bad if one seeks total privacy!

The Mark Penthouse

Where: The Mark Hotel, New York

Cost for the night: $75,000 (just over R1 million after conversion).


The Mark Penthouse is dubbed as the largest hotel penthouse suite in the USA. It measures more than 10,000 square feet, which include 2,500 square feet of rooftop terrace that overlooks Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The penthouse has 5 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces, 6 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms and 2 bars.

The living area, which can be transformed into a full sized grand ballroom, boasts a 26-foot ceiling, a fireplace and adjacent bar.

Not impressed as yet? Maybe the Conservatory, library lounge, dining room or the private rooftop terrace will.

The Penthouse Suite

Where: Hotel Cala di Volpe, Porte Cervo, Italy

Price per night: $41,177 (R553 612)

Featuring 3 bedrooms with jacuzzis,  this multilevel Presidential Suite is located in Hotel Cala di Volpe in Italy.

Hotel Cala has designed the suite with minimalist décor, local artworks and hand-painted tables and armoires, arched window frames, and ceramic-tiled floors. Travellers can expect a private steam room, rooftop terrace with Swimming Pool, fitness area, wine cellar, two living rooms and sea views.

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