On the week of July 4th of 2021, an average hotel room in the US costs $139.84 per night

Finding the appropriate lodging is crucial for any trip, whether it’s purely for business or pleasure. It’s important to find a hotel that’s well-kept, in a good location, and generally enjoyed by guests. 

But what if the standards were much higher? What if you were looking for the ultimate luxurious escape? There have to be hotels for that too. 

Below, we’ll give you a peek inside of some of the world’s luxury resorts, including the world’s most expensive hotels. 

Penthouse Living

 Most Expensive Hotel - Penthouse Living
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Not many people have had the chance to stay in a penthouse, but we’ve all heard of the luxury that comes with penthouse living thanks to modern media. 

If booking an expensive hotel room isn’t a worry for you, then why not take it up a notch and stay in a penthouse? These types of rooms come with spectacular views, elegant furniture, and plenty of space to lounge or party. 

Hotel Cala di Volpe

Some may call this spot the world’s best hotel due to its prime location. The penthouse window overlooks Costa Smeralda, a coastal spot of land in Sardinia, Italy. 

Costa Smeralda is one of, if not the most, expensive living and vacation spots in all of Europe. It’s filled with helicopter landing pads, global celebrities and elitists, and golf clubs. 

The penthouse in Hotel Cala di Volpe has a personal swimming pool and dining room. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy enough, you can enjoy its private gym, wine cellar, and special collection beds. 

Average cost per night: $41,177

The Mark Hotel

Are you wanting an extra-large hotel suite for your next vacation? Check out the Mark Penthouse Suite at The Mark Hotel in NYC. 

Not only is this the largest penthouse in the Big Apple, but it’s the biggest penthouse in the US. Don’t get lost in the 10,000 square feet of space. 

You also won’t have to worry about being far from much in this penthouse. In fact, 2,500 square feet of the penthouse is a terrace that overlooks Central Park

If you have a few guests coming over, the living room also doubles as a Grand Ballroom. 

Average cost per night: $75,000

Hotel Martinez 

A popular hotel during the Cannes Film Festival, only the richest and most elite can afford to stay in Hotel Martinez’s penthouse suite. 

This Gatsby-like hotel takes visitors back to the high point of the art deco movement, all while remaining tucked into the French Riviera. Visitors can also enjoy luxurious meals in 2 Michelin-starred dining spots or the famous L. Raphael Spa. 

The penthouse suite offers a private terrace that overlooks the sea and its own dining room. 

Average cost per night: $55,000

Vacation in a Villa

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We understand if a penthouse doesn’t offer nearly enough room for you and your guests. We suggest reserving your own private villa for the evening. 

Villas typically come equipped with their own staff members, special activities, and unique views. 

Grand Resort Lagonissi

Travel back in time by visiting the cradle of modern democracy: Athens, Greece.

This ancient city features some of the most well-known monuments, delicious food, and influential philosophies. It also happens to have one of the most luxurious resorts. 

Step into this luxury hotel in the southern suburbs to experience exclusive beaches and breathtaking pools. But the place you really want to be is The Royal Villa. 

This villa is furnished with some of the most elegant furniture in the world and features an inside and outside pool. 

Average cost per night: $45,000

Hilltop Villa

Located on Laucala Island in Fiji, this magical resort offers experiences you’ll only find there. The restaurants and spas use local ingredients and resources to provide a luxurious experience, while the resort itself offers water sports, yoga, golf, and cultural evenings. 

At the top of the island, you’ll discover the Hilltop Villa. It comes with 3 bedrooms, a private chef, and a nanny. This way, you’ll be fed, and your kids will be taken care of. 

Oh, to top this all off, the CEO of Red Bull owns the island.

Average cost per night: $50,000

The Most Expensive Hotel Room in the World

It’s the reveal you’ve been waiting for. 

The Empathy Suite requires a two-night stay minimum that averages out at $206,778 and occupies 2 stories in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. It was designed by the artist Damien Hirst. 

Not only do guests get to sleep within a mini, private Damien Hirst art gallery, but they’ll also have their own salt relaxation room and outdoor terrace. 

Are you not into art? Don’t worry. You can also enjoy the massage rooms, 13-seat bar, and game rooms. 

If you’re having a few people over, you’ll be delighted to know this suite can hold 52 guests. You and your guests also have A-list access to clubs thanks to your suite reservation. 

Resort Stays for the Elite 

Take a step up from the typical Hilton or Holiday Inn. Book a stay at the above-mentioned penthouses and villas. 

While you’re staying at the world’s most expensive hotel suite in Las Vegas, don’t forget to check out the city’s casinos, shows, and clubs. Pack several changes of clothes and plenty of migraine relief for some rough mornings. 

To discover more luxurious destinations around the world, check out the rest of our site. We cover hot vacation spots, hotels, and elite lifestyle trends. We’ll even show you how to live a life of luxury

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