The 8 most expensive hotels in the WORLD

If somebody asked you what is one of the most expensive hotels in the world, your first guess probably would be – Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s most iconic hotel. Right? It was mine, too.

But in fact, Burj Al Arab, the only 7-star hotel in the world, is not one of the world’s most expensive hotels.

You’ll be surprised to find out that it is not even in the top 10!

The most expensive room in the hotel costs a “mere” $24,000 while the price of the most expensive hotel rooms on this list range from a whopping $45,000 to an impossible $175,000! Incredible and unbelievable, right?

Are you curious about some of the most expensive hotels in the world that are far more costly that the famous Burj Al Arab in Dubai? Check out the list below!

The 8 most expensive hotels in the WORLD

Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine Hotel, Saint Lucia


This is a truly extraordinary luxury hotel in the Caribbean for the wealthiest travellers. As the name suggests, the hotel is set in a… submarine!

Yep, you heard it right — a hotel in a submarine!

Available from Oliver’s Travels, Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine Hotel will take you deep under the Caribbean Sea off the St. Lucia Coast.

Once a military vessel, now this submarine-hotel comes with a soundproof bedroom with luxurious furniture and an en-suite bathroom, comfortable living room and viewing windows all around the submarine so that you can enjoy your stay and incredible views of underwater life to the fullest.

The submarine is complete with a captain, butler and a private chef. Speedboat transfers are available too.

Savour the most romantic trip of your lifetime for just $175,000 per night! 🙂

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, USA

Palms Casino Resort is a hotel and casino located near the Las Vegas Strip. It has 702 rooms and suites and contains a casino, SPA, Michelin-starred restaurant, a concert theatre and a VIP lounge with a fine art collection.

The hotel features several themed suites, penthouses and “sky villas”, as well as regular rooms.

All rooms and suites are tastefully furnished and feature stylish décor.

Room prices range from around $230 to a whopping $100,000.

At the price of $100,000 per night, the Empathy Suite is the most expensive guest room in the resort.

This $100,000-per-night suite was designed by Damien Hirst, the famous British contemporary artist. He is considered Britain’s most famous living artist, so the hotel suite he has designed should be one of a kind, right?

It definitely is.

The interior design of this suite is “retro meets the future”. It is spread over 2 floors and has a whopping size of 836 square metres.

The Empathy Suite features custom-made furniture, a glass infinity pool free-hanging from the hotel, private bar, gym & sauna.

The most fascinating thing about this suite is that it is fitted to accommodate parties of up to 250 guests. There’s also a private glass elevator to the suite.

The Mark Hotel, New York, USA

the most expensive hotels in the WORLD

The Mark Hotel is among the most luxurious 5-star hotels in the world. And it’s only understandable that it would offer world-class service and some of the most expensive guest quarters in the world.

The hotel is located in New York’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Set in a beautiful 1927 Renaissance Revival style building, the Mark Hotel overlooks Madison Avenue and is just a block from Central Park.

The hotel has received numerous awards over the years including “Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: The Top Hotels in New York City” and “Elite Traveler Magazine Top 100 Suites in the World” in 2017.

The hotel has 106 hotel rooms and 47 suites. There’s also an amazing restaurant and a bar, as well as Frédéric Fekkai’s, world-famous hairstylist’s, lavish hair salon.

Room prices range from around $700 to $75,000.

At the price of $75,000 per night, The Mark Penthouse is the most expensive room in the hotel. 

The penthouse spans 2 floors and is super spacious — more than 900 square metres. It is considered the largest hotel suite in the US.

The Mark Penthouse contains 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a library lounge, 2 bars, 2 powder rooms, a large entertainment area and a dining room for 12.

Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland

Located on Geneva’s waterfront promenade, Hotel President Wilson offers beautiful views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.

As the hotel is located close to the United Nations Headquarters, it is frequented by world leaders and diplomats. Hotel President Wilson is also popular among celebrities.

This 5-star hotel offers 204 rooms and 22 suites ranging in size and type.

All rooms feature modern technology and Hermès bathroom amenities. The hotel offers great dining options: several brilliant restaurants, including the Michelin-starred the Bayview Restaurant by Michel Roth, and 2 bars.

The hotel also offers exclusive SPA and a fitness centre.

Room prices range from around $400 to $80,000.

At around $80,000 per night, the Royal Penthouse is the most expensive room in the hotel.

This 1800 square metre large suite features bulletproof glass windows for extra security. There are 12 bedrooms that take up the entire eighth floor of the hotel. Each bedroom features a marble bathroom.

The suite boasts magnificent views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Geneva. The Royal Penthouse also offers a private gym and jacuzzi, a conference room and billiard room.

Raj Palace Hotel, Jaipur, India

India, a gorgeous land of palaces and temples, is among the countries which top this list of world’s most expensive hotel suites.

It is home to Raj Palace Hotel, a 5-star luxury hotel in Jaipur — Rajasthan’s capital and largest city.

The hotel is set in a historical palace which is two and a half centuries old.

The palace was lavishly restored and was opened as a grand heritage hotel on 10 August 1997. 

Now Raj Palace Hotel offers world-class service, and is a member of “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”. It has 50 rooms and suites.

The hotel has received numerous awards over the years. It was “the best heritage hotel of India” and voted as “the leading heritage hotel of the world” consecutively for seven times.

At $65,000 a night, the Maharaja’s Pavilion, is the most expensive suite in this hotel.

It is a four-floor apartment with a private entrance and a private elevator connecting all floors. 

This Maharaja’s Pavilion is huge — 1486 square metres of grandness and splendour. The walls of the apartment are decorated with fine gilded details and mirror work, the rooms have exquisite gold and ivory furnishings and antique Indian furniture.

The Maharaja’s Pavilion boasts a private lounge, bar, library, gorgeous dining room, private museum and a few other extravagances.

Four Seasons Hotel, New York, USA

Four Seasons Hotel is a luxury hotel in Manhattan.

At 208 m tall and 52 stories, it is the second-tallest hotel in New York City. Its convenient location and world-class service make it a perfect hotel for entrepreneurs and celebrities.

Four Seasons Hotel offers 368 rooms and 15 suites, as well as the Michelin-starred L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon.

At $60,000 per night, Ty Warner Penthouse is the most expensive suite in the hotel. Situated at the top floor, it’s the perfect accommodation for the wealthiest Big Apple visitors.

It is not as large as the previous suites on the list, but the size is still impressive — 399.48 m2.

Featuring four glass balconies, Ty Warner Penthouse boasts marvellous 360-degree views of Manhattan. 

The interior of this suite is impressive. It took seven years and $50 million to complete Ty Warner Penthouse. 

In this suite, you’ll find hand-lacquered walls with mother of pearl inlay, luxurious bookcases, a glass chandelier and other amazing extravagant things.

Of course, the master bathroom is worth mentioning, too. It is made of rock crystal and offers a bathtub crafted of Chinese onyx which overlooks Central Park. 

The suite features a spa with unlimited massages. Enjoy rides in a chauffeured Rolls-Royce.

Hotel Martinez, Cannes, France

Hotel Martinez is a legendary 5-star hotel, located on the famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes. It is facing the Mediterranean Sea and boasts a private beach “La Plage du Martinez”.

Opened in 1929, this art deco style Grand Hotel offers 409 rooms including 99 suites. There are 3 restaurants, 2 bars, a SPA, kids club and numerous meeting rooms.

At around $53,000 a night, the Penthouse Suite is the most expensive suite in the hotel.

With a size of 1000 square metres, this suite contains luxury no other hotel in Cote d’Azur probably can offer. Artworks by Picasso and Matisse, a huge terrace with panoramic views of the Bay of Cannes… Sounds too good to be true, right? But in the Penthouse Suite, it’s the reality.

What else?

The famous Hotel Martinez suite features 4 bedrooms, marble bathrooms, a living room, dining room, a Turkish bath and a jacuzzi. All of it at a cost of “just” $53,000 a night.

Laucala Resort, Laucala Island, Fiji


Laucala is a privately owned island and the site of the Laucala Resort which is comprised of 25 private and secluded luxury villas which are glamorous versions of the bures, traditional Fijian huts and cabins.

All 25 villas are unique in design and themes.

Laucala Resort also offers snorkelling equipment and a PADI certified Dive Centre. There’s an 18-hole golf course, spa, and a fleet of 14 boats ready to take the guests around the archipelago, on sunset cruises or fishing adventures. Five restaurants and bars cater to guests’ culinary needs.

With a price tag of $45,000, the Hilltop Estate is the most expensive villa on this resort island. Set atop the lush hills, it offers panoramic views of the jungle and turquoise water. 

The Hilltop Estate villa comes with a private chef, chauffeur and a nanny. This villa consists of the main residence and two guest residences. There is a private outdoor pool with clear end-walls in a man-made lagoon. It is so luxurious and secluded that it feels like a resort within a resort.

You can’t just book this suite which is one of the most expensive hotels in the world — your application must be approved by its owner! Minimum stay policy is 4 nights.


Amazing luxury, isn’t it? Would you love to stay in one of the most expensive hotels in the World?