1. Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva
US$65,000 per night
For the security-conscious, or the merely paranoid, there's nowhere better to stay than theRoyal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson Hotel, which has panoramic views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. With bulletproof doors and windows, it's the perfect safehouse for visiting headsof state, or privacy-conscious celebs.
Taking up the entire top floor of the hotel, the suite has its own private elevator to whisk guests to an apartment with 12 rooms, which hold a Steinway grandpiano, billiard room, library and private fitness center.
2. The Presidential Suite, The Raj Palace Hotel, Jaipur, India
US$45,000 per night
A former royal residence, is now part of Small LuxuryHotels of the World. Its Maharajah’s Pavillion Presidential Suite, a multilevel, At nearly 1,500 square meters, the suite is one of the biggest in Asia, and comprises a four-floor apartment lavishlydecorated in gold leaf, stucco, ivory and mirror work.
With a private roof terrace and swimming pool offering panoramic views of the pink city of Jaipur, and its own private museum, there seems littlereason to leave, Guests can access the four bedrooms through a private gold-paneled elevator. The third floor has a private rooftop terrace with a view of the city, as well as a Jacuzzi, swimming pool,private spa and lounge with home theater
3. Ty Warner Penthouse Suite, Four Seasons Hotel, New York
US$41,836 per night
This 400-square-meter penthouse tops the entire top floor of this magnificenthotel, offering a 360-degree view of the Manhattan skyline. The nine-room suite is the brainchild of designer Peter Marino, architect IM Pei and the hotel's owner Ty Warner (the billionaire creator ofthe Beanie Babies).
It sports fabrics woven with platinum and gold, an indoor-outdoor Zen garden, a stupendous chandelier, the services of a personal butler, personal trainer/therapist and private...