Most expensive hotels in the world 2022

10 of the Most Expensive Hotels in the World for 2022

Have you ever dreamed of a night in one of the most expensive hotels in the world but wouldn’t have any clue what the cost of that might be? Don’t get ahead of yourself, the hotels on this list are so bougie the price per night may very well blow your mind. A new report undertaken by Merchant Cash Advance identified a series of hotels across the globe that are only available to the wealthy and elite. The business loaner reportedly took a seedlist of hotels around the world and then researched the average prices of hotels to reveal the most expensive restaurants and meals. While there are certainly more expensive destinations to stay, such as private islands and palaces, these are the hotels that are readily available to those in the know and with the cash to back it up. From luxurious penthouse suites, submarine getaways and the finest resorts and villas, these hotels truly are the pick of the crop. If you’ve got the wallet to back it up, here are the 10 most expensive hotels in the world for 2022 for you to visit.

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1. Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine, St. Lucia ($175,000.00 per night)

At a cool $150,000 a night, the Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine Hotel is the most expensive hotel in the world. You can expect nothing less from a hotel that is legitimately underwater in a real submarine. Not only a night away but also a life-changing experience equipped with your own captain, private chef and butler, the St Lucia-based hotel will have you immersed in the stunning Caribbean, literally.

Located in: A submarine
Price: USD$175,000.00 per night

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2. Palms Casino Resort Empathy Suite, Las Vegas, Nevada ($100,000.00 per night)

The Empathy Suite at The Palms in Las Vegas comes in second place for the most expensive hotels in the world with a hefty price tag of $100,000 a night. Don’t be fooled- this is no regular hotel suite, decked out with massage tables, a jacuzzi, a salt room, and, not to be overlooked, beds! Prolific artists Damien Hurst played a role in the suite’s design, and it includes many of his finest works, so if you’re an art-lover, it’s the perfect place to stay.

Address: 4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103, United States
Departments: ABZ Palms Place Collection · Palms Place Hotel & Spa
Phone: +1 866-752-2236
Price: USD$100,000.00 per night

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3. Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite, Genève, Switzerland, ($80,000.00 per night)

If you’re a fan of panoramic views and love to be waited on, this Swiss palace is the ideal stay for you. Located in the heart of all things money and class, Geneva, a mere $80,000 a night will give you access to the entire 8th floor of the hotel. It will be almost impossible to leave with views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, a private elevator, and the luxury of a 24/7 personal assistant, private chef and butler!

Service options: Dine-in
Address: Quai Wilson 47, 1211 Genève, Switzerland
Departments: Bayview
Phone: +41 22 906 66 66
Price: USD$80,000.00 per night

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4. The Mark Penthouse – The Mark Hotel, Manhattan, New York City ($75,000.00 per night)

Have you ever dreamed of having your very own ballroom? Dream no more, The Mark Penthouse has you sorted! For $75,000 a night, you get a living room that converts into a ballroom, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4 fireplaces, 2 wet bars and 2 powder rooms- need we say more? If this isn’t enough to get you drooling, perhaps the panoramic views of Central Park will? You’ll feel like royalty after a couple of nights here.

Address: 25 E 77th St, New York, NY 10075, United States
Phone: +1 212-744-4300
Price: USD$75,000.00 per night

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5. Laucala Island Resort Hilltop Estate, Fiji ($61,142.00 per night)

The fifth in the running for the most expensive hotels in the world is the Laucala Island Resort Hilltop Estate, at COMO in Fiji. For the quintessential South Pacific moment, if you have the $60,000 funds to back it up, the suite has unrivalled views of the entire city, along with an infinity tub, a spa and chauffeured Rolls-Royce at your disposal.

Located in: COMO Laucala Island
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +679 888 0077
Price: USD$61,142.00 per night

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6. Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, USA ($60,000.00 per night)

Las Vegas attracts big spenders from all over the world, so staying somewhere just as luxurious to match is a top priority. The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, attached to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, offers floor-to-ceiling windows, beautiful views, and of course, an endless minibar!

Located in: The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
Address: 3960 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States
Phone: +1 702-632-5000
Price: USD$60,000.00 per night

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7. Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez, Cannes, France ($53,000.00 per night)

What list of the most expensive hotels would be complete without one from Cannes? The Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez will set you back $53,000 a night and will gift you stunning ocean views, a private jacuzzi, and our favourite for those who love being cultured, a Turkish bath. You will also have paintings from none other than Picasso and Matisse all to yourself.

Address: 73 Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Phone: +33 4 93 90 12 34
Price: USD$53,000.00 per night

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8. The Muraka Suite – The Conrad, Maldives ($50,000.00 per night)

The Maldives is another popular location for the rich and famous, so it’s no wonder it houses one of the most expensive hotels in the world. The Maruka comes with a twist; it is an underwater hotel! The building is two stories tall, with the bottom story being roughly 16 feet below the Indian Ocean. Not only do you get to submerge in the underwater world, but you can also expect the riches of a private chef, bar, gym, butler and infinity pool.

Located in: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Address: Rangali, Maldives
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +960 668-0629
Price: USD$50,000.00 per night

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9. The Hilltop Villa, Fiji ($45,000.00 per night)

Talking about underwater hotels, what about island hotels? For $45,000 per night, The Hilltop Villa is located on Laucala island in Fiji and will have you feeling like you’re on your very own island with a four-acre villa with three separate suites for you to enjoy. Think private pools, peace and quiet, and complete relaxation.

Address: Laucala Island, Fiji
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +679 888 0077
Price: USD$45,000.00 per night

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10. The Plaza, New York, USA ($40,000.00 per night)

The Plaza’s royal suite is the most affordable on the list with a price tag of $40,000; this may be your best bet to enjoy a night living like the rich and famous. The huge suite is decked out with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a lounge, a separate dining room, and a fitness room. The spectacular view of fifth avenue and 24-hour butler service will have you wanting to stay forever.

Address: 768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, United States
Phone: +1 212-759-3000
Price: USD$40,000.00 per night

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General FAQs

What is the most expensive hotel in the world?

According to Merchant Cash Advance, which reportedly took a seedlist of hotels around the world and then researched the average prices of hotels to reveal the most expensive restaurants and meals, the most expensive hotel in the world is the Lover's Deep Luxury Submarine, St. Lucia.

What is the biggest hotel in the world?

The biggest hotel in the world is the First World Hotel, Pahang, Malaysia with world with 7,351 rooms split between two towers.


Aimee O'Keefe

Aimee O’Keefe is a Sydney-based freelance writer with a background in content marketing, lifestyle, architecture and travel coverage. She completed a Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications at the University of Sydney and has worked with Universal Magazines, various leading digital marketing agencies and The Local Project.