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Most expensive hotels in the world 2022

10 of the Most Expensive Hotels in the World for 2023

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. These hotels across the globe that are only available to the wealthy and elite, are in the most exotic locales in the world and adorned with all the opulence you can imagine. In addition to their key features, what makes them so exorbitant is their also their rich history and long-standing legacy.

While there are certainly more expensive destinations to stay at, 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 them 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 you to visit.

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Interior of hotel lounge in a submarine underwater with windows showing fish swimming
Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine | Image: Signature Luxury Travel

1. Lover’s Deep Luxury Submarine, St. Lucia ($233,863 per night)

At a cool $150,000 USD 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. Views from the submarine consist of almost everything you can expect to find under the sea – from exotic fish, to coral and even shipwrecks. Not only a night away but also a life-changing experience equipped with a mini-bar, your own captain, private chef and butler, the St Lucia-based hotel will have you immersed in the stunning Caribbean, literally. As luxurious and adventurous it seems, Lover’s Deep is currently not available for bookings.

Located in: St Lucia
Price: AUD$233,863 per night

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Interior of Palms Casino Resort Empathy Suite with expansive glass windows showing cityscape at night
Palms Casino Resort Empathy Suite | Image: Palms Casino

2. Palms Casino Resort Empathy Suite, Las Vegas, USA ($155,909 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 (USD) a night. Offering stunning views of the Las Vegas strip, this is no regular hotel suite. Spanning over 9000 square feet, this ultra-luxury suite is decked out with massage rooms, a jacuzzi, a salt room, private pool, and, not to be overlooked, 24 hour butler service! Prolific artist 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. Fill out their RSVP form online or call them directly for booking information.

Address: 4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103, United States
Phone: +1 866-752-2236
Price: AUD$155,909 per night

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Interior of Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite lounge with expansive glass windows, grand piano, billiard table and accessories
Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite | Image: Marriott

3. Hotel President Wilson Royal Penthouse Suite, Genève, Switzerland, ($125,758 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 (USD) a night will give you access to the entire 8th floor of the hotel. It will be almost impossible to leave with the stunning views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, a private elevator, and the luxury of a 24/7 personal assistant, private chef and butler!

Address: Quai Wilson 47, 1211 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 906 66 66
Price: AUD$125,758 per night

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Interior of The Mark Penthouse lounge at daytime with natural light and high ceiling
The Mark Penthouse | Image: The Mark Hotel

4. The Mark Penthouse – The Mark Hotel, New York City, USA ($117,874 per night)

Have you ever dreamed of having your very own ballroom? Dream no more, The Mark Penthouse has you sorted! For USD $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 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art will? Located in the prestigious Upper East Side, you’ll feel like royalty after a couple of nights here. All booking enquiries need to be made via phone or email.

Address: 25 E 77th St, New York, NY 10075, United States
Phone: +1 212-744-4300
Price: AUD$117,874 per night

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Interior of Ty Warner Penthouse – The Four Seasons Hotel lounge with expansive glass windows showing cityscape at daytime
Ty Warner Penthouse – The Four Seasons Hotel | Image: Four Seasons

5. Ty Warner Penthouse – The Four Seasons Hotel, New York City, USA ($91, 341 per night)

The fifth in the running for the most expensive hotels in the world is the Ty Warner Penthouse Suite located in the Four Seasons Hotel. Named after businessman and billionaire toy manufacturer, Ty Warner, this luxury suite will set you back a cool $60,000 USD per night. Offering 360 degree views of Midtown, Uptown and Downtown New York, this suite is the pinnacle of grandeur with it’s zen room, continuous cascading waterfall from ceiling to floor, chauffeured Rolls Royce and private spa. What’s more, it’s equipped with 4 glass balconies, giving you an unparalleled view of the city that never sleeps. While the Four Seasons is temporarily closed for renovations, be sure to check their website for reopening updates.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 646 760-6780
Price: AUD$91,341 per night

Interior of The Penthouse Suite Hotel Martinez lounge with expansive glass sliding doors and patio overlooking the scenic view of the sea
The Penthouse Suite, Hotel Martinez | Image: Hyatt

6. The Penthouse Suite, Hotel Martinez, Cannes, France ($83,303 per night)

What list of the most expensive hotels would be complete without one from Cannes? Taking inspiration from 1930’s French Riviera, this Penthouse Suite in Côte D’Azur costs $53,000 USD a night and takes up the top floor of the Martinez. It will gift you stunning ocean views from the terrace, marble bathrooms, 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.

Located in: Grand Hyatt Cannes
Address: 73 Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Phone: +33 4 93 90 12 34
Price: AUD$83,303 per night

Interior of Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas lounge with expansive windows showing cityscape at night
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas | Image: Four Seasons

7. Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, USA ($94,347 per night)

Las Vegas attracts big spenders from all over the world, so staying somewhere just as luxurious to match is a top priority. Known for being one of the only few hotels on the Strip which is non-smoking and non-gaming, The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, offers floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views of the iconic Vegas nightlife, and of course, an endless minibar! Attached to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, this is an oasis for everyone who wants to soak up the Las Vegas energy!

Located in: Mandalay Bay Beach
Address: 3960 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States
Phone: +1 702-632-5000
Price: AUD$94,347 per night

The Muraka Suite interior
The Muraka Suite | Image: Conrad Maldives

8. The Muraka Suite – The Conrad, Maldives ($78,597 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. The only slight catch is that they have a minimum 4 day requirement, which means your entire stay can run you approximately $314,000!

Located in: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Phone: +960 668-0629
Price: AUD$78,597 per night

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High angle shot of The Hilltop Villa outdoors with a long pool and huts surrounded by coconut palm trees
The Hilltop Villa | Image: Suitehub

9. The Hilltop Villa, Fiji ($70,729 per night)

Talking about underwater hotels, what about island hotels? For USD $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. The beauty of this stunning residence is that it strikes the perfect balance between luxury and nature, with it’s white sand, reef and rainforest back drop.Think private pools, peace and quiet, and complete relaxation.

Phone: +679 888 0077
Price: AUD$70,729 per night

Interior of The Royal Suite The Plaza lounge
The Royal Suite | Image: The Plaza NY

10. The Royal Suite, The Plaza, New York City, USA ($62,870 per night)

Located in one of New York’s most prestigious hotels, The Plaza’s Royal Suite is the most affordable on the list with a price tag of USD $40,000 and 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, each with it’s own bathroom, a lounge, a library, a living room with a grand piano, a separate dining room, and a fully-equipped fitness room. The spectacular view of 5th Avenue and 24-hour, white-glove, 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: AUD$62,870 per night

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General FAQs

What are some of the other expensive hotels in the world?

Some other expensive hotels in the world are The Burj Al Arab in Dubai, Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Raffles in Singapore and Taj Lake Palace in India.

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.