For the Spa Lover The Alpina Gstaad, Panorama Suite, Switzerland (4,306 square feet) – $10,852 per night Aside from the use of a $175,000 Range Rover for the duration of your stay, the most expensive suite of this newly opened hotel also offers a private spa and marble-clad Jacuzzi on its upper floor – reached by a grand staircase. Guests […]
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VILLA LA RIVIERA – $2,200 to $5,500 Square Footage: 3,200 Why We Love It: Fresh from a full, fall facelift, this beautiful, three-bedroom California beach home features ocean views throughout, even from the master soaking tub and steam shower. Champagne toast your arrival in the outdoor Jacuzzi (cookies and milk for the kids), and enjoy sumptuous meals from the barbecue […]
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE – $11,000 Square Footage: 3,120 Why We Love It: Opening—surely fortuitously – on 12/12/12, Twelve at Hengshan touts a standout presidential that leaves no box unchecked. East-meets-West Yabu Pushelberg interiors unfold across a sprawling space complete with a tricked-out executive office, dining room for ten and a master bath boasting a gym, experience shower and jacuzzi. General Manager […]
EXTREME WOW SUITE – APPROX $10,837 Square Footage: 2,099 Why We Love It: No wonder Chopard’s art director felt right at home here, what with all the sparkle and shine. Cutting-edge, yet indisputably stunning, this tour de force from HBA wows at every turn, from the living room, complete with a DJ deck and rock star bar, all the way […]
REDENTORE TERRAZZA SUITE – APPROX $16,200 Square Footage: 818, plus 2,691 outdoors Why We Love It: Fifteen months and $45 million later, this 1475 palazzo is ravishing once more. Consider its top abode a bachelor pad—albeit of a 19th-century gentleman. He’ll woo you with rich Rubelli silks and embroidered damask, frescoed walls and evocative antiques, but he’ll win you over […]
ROYAL SUITE – $4,000 Square Footage: 2,368 Why We Love It: Rolled out this February along with the hotel’s brand new, 148-room wing, this top-floor suite infuses contemporary elegance with Middle Eastern accents and a regal palette of purple and gold. A wraparound balcony offers al fresco dining and far-reaching gulf views, while inside, a home cinema with Bose speakers and […]
THE PENTHOUSE SUITE – APPROX $19,867 Square Footage: 1,668, plus 678 outdoors Why We Love It: Though this historic hotel dates to 1858, there’s nothing antiquated about its guest rooms ($53 million later). The reconfigured penthouse—home to the former GM—boldly pairs Louis XVI furniture and sepia murals with modern lacquered pieces to great effect. A full kitchen and scented candles […]
THE PENTHOUSE – APPROX $6,592 Square Footage: 1,830 Why We Love It: A heritage hotel with a glass-encased courtyard and the hottest lobby in town? Talk about arresting counterpoint. In its design-driven Piero Lissoni penthouse, which debuted last summer, austere lines contrast with bursts of color and vintage Asian rugs, while spa treatments, 80-inch film screenings and plenty of ice […]
ROYAL SUITE – $5,800 Square Footage: 5,382 Why We Love It: Just like Carrie & co. on the set of Sex and the City 2, you’ll swoon for this exotic Moroccan-Indian accommodation that soft-opened in November. A massive terrace running the length of the full-floor suite offers mystical Atlas Mountain vistas, and indoors, a fireplace, complete bar setup, pillow menu […]
MAGEE HOMESTEAD – FROM $10,000 Square Footage: 6,221 Why We Love It: Only the coolest executive retreats will bring you to this haute homestead. Seven lovingly restored cabins epitomize “rustic chic,” while a vast central lodge offers private dining and plenty of elbow room to strategize over billiards or poker. Regroup by crackling fireplaces/pits or the seven-foot Steinway grand after […]
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