Top 8 Most Expensive Luxury Hotels in the World

Care to sample a life of champagne and caviar? Be sure to pack your designer luggage for this fun countdown of the world’s most luxurious (and expensive) hotels.

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Emirates Palace in Abu DhabiPhoto: Shutterstock

1. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

With regards to highly-priced resorts, this one is on the top. Costing about $3 billion to build, Emirates Palace has 394 rooms and suites, forty meeting and conference rooms, a white sand beach, a myriad of swimming pools and fountains, a luxuriousspa, marble imported from thirteen special nations and over 1,000 crystal chandeliers. It’s like a small pride fort that alsoboasts the most prestigious marina improvement in the middle East. Royalty, or folks that need to sense adore it, can luxuriate in one of the many palace suites, all with lavish environment that could befit a Sultan of antique yet with enoughmodern-day amenities to please today’s pinnacle tycoons.

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Mardan Palace Hotel in TurkeyPhoto: slava296/Shutterstock

2. Mardan Palace Hotel, Turkey

Built by Russian Billionaire Telman Ismailov in 2009 to the tune of $1.65 billion, the Mardan Palace Hotel in Antalya, Turkey boasts the largest swimming pool in the Mediterranean (fits 1,000 guests) and is touted as one of the most elite luxury hotels in Europe. Beyond the sinfully sumptuous suites and jaw-dropping interiors of gold leaf, crystal, and Italian marble, there are also ten dining spots, 17 bars, a lavish spa and a sunken aquarium full of exotic fish. 9,000 tons of white sand was flown in from Egypt for the beach alone. 24/7 personal butler service is also included.

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3. The Westin Excelsior, Rome

Built in 1906, The Westin Excelsior Rome has an outstanding pedigree inside the thru Veneto district. even though maximum rooms are low-cost, their piece de resistance is the Villa los angeles Cupola Suite that has currently been “refreshed” with a $7 million maintenance. This signature luxury cocoon spans two complete floors making it the largest suite in Italy. furnished in grand old style with modern excessive tech gadgets, hand-frescoed cathedral style domes, its own private health room, sauna, steam bathtuband Jacuzzi, and a formal dining room, it’s a perennial favorite for individuals who deem money to be no item.

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Burj al Arab in Abu DhabiPhoto: Peter Adams/Shutterstock

4. Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai

Built to resemble a billowing sail, the stunning architecture of Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai makes it one of the maximum photographed within the international. All rooms are steeply-priced suites spanning flooring with country-of-the artwork the entirety and terrific views. And past the precise over-the-top services like theattached heliport and hovering tennis courts, there is a tremendous array of futuristic eating and nightlife options. Their visitor care is likewise seriously intensive. Upscale extras include in-suite test-in, 24/7 non-public on call butlers, and a chauffeur driven Rolls Royce fleet, all catering to a very well-heeled VIP shoppers that regularly includes royalty.

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Plaza Hotel in New York CityPhoto: Sean Pavone/Shutterstock

5. The Plaza, New York City

Though the Big Apple has many legendary and swanky hotels, The Plaza is often the top choice for visiting VIPs-especially for its Royal Plaza Suite that boasts the best views of Manhattan. The three-bedroom/three-bathroom suite is styled in the most opulent of old world charm with a formal dining room, a library, a gymnasium, a grand piano, full kitchen (for personal chefs), and a butler’s pantry, and is serviced by its own private elevator. Butler service is also included. Built in 1907, the iconic structure was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1969.

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6. Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

Built in tribute to the legendary lost city, Atlantis Paradise Island is a 141-acre facility touted as the premier luxury resort destination in the Bahamas. It’s the resort’s Royal Towers Bridge Suite on the 23rd floor that really pulls out ALL the swanky stops. It spans ten plush rooms topped by 12-ft. ceilings and full length windows and includes a grand piano, twin entertainment centers, a formal dining room with a 22-karat gold chandelier, whirlpool tubs, and more… Plus a permanent staff of seven to cater to your every whim.

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Palms Resort & Casino, Las VegasPhoto: Jason Ellis/Shutterstock

7. Palms, Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Palms is famous for high-roller living, and what better way to really indulge in Sin City than cavorting in one of their luxury rooftop suites like the Hugh Hefner Sky Villa. The suite accommodates up to 250 people for a get-together and boasts a massive rooftop Jacuzzi hanging over The Strip. A private glass elevator, rotating bed, gym, sauna, media room and full bar make these swanky digs the perfect spot to fulfill the fantasy of living in the style the world’s most famous playboy is accustomed to. (Did anyone say bachelor or bachelorette party?)

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Boulders Resort in Scottsdale, ArizonaPhoto: iStock

8. The Boulders, Arizona

The wow-factor is left to Mother Nature at The Boulders, and it’s just as well, as no man-made decor could possibly compete with the resort’s surreal 12-million-year-old rock formations. Spanning 1,300 acres of the Sonoran Desert, the massive spa compound promises the ultimate in natural rejuvenation treatments, and the two golf courses are world class. There’s also an über private gated Villa Retreat for celebs seeking anonymity. PR rep Deborah Bridges says, “Our clientele is among the wealthiest in the world, but we’re not allowed to talk about who our VIP guests are until they’re dead.” That says it all.

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