Top 101 Suites 2014

The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Viceroy Maldives

Duplex Beach Villa Why We Love It: Looking at it from the outside, the villa is reminiscent of an inverted hull of a Maldivian dhoni, or traditional fishing boat, with its unique rounded roof that comes to a point at one end. And inside, the suite features soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows offering great views, a master bathroom that leads out […]

Matakauri Lodge

Owner’s Cottage Why We Love It: Think of this freestanding cottage as your own private residence while on property as it’s completely separate from the rest of the lodge. Rustic yet contemporary, the cottage features wide-plank wood floors and locally sourced materials such as wool carpets created by Lord of the Rings costume designers, plus six separate outdoor spaces that […]

The New York Palace

The Jewel Suite by Martin Katz Why We Love It: The hotel underwent a $140 million renovation and the fall 2013 debut saw the introduction of this opulent accommodation. A jewel of a suite indeed, the space includes diamond-esque wall coverings in rich tones, a 20-foot diamond waterfall chandelier, and floating crystal jewel boxes that house distinctive Martin Katz creations. […]

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai

Chairman Suite Why We Love It: Already host to Tim Robbins, this newly refurbished duplex suite highlights modern Chinese décor with sleek modular furniture and a sophisticated neutral color palette. However, the most eye-catching feature of the suite is its enormous 20-foot-high wall of windows in the living room that flaunt the sensational Shanghai skyline.       Square Footage: […]

Kempinski Hotel Taiyuan

Presidential Suite Why We Love It: Though the suite was designed based on the Chinese concept of five elements—gold, wood, water, fire, and soil—our favorite element being represented would have to be water, referring to the bathroom. It’s done in all black-and-white marble with a large freestanding soaking tub and has its very own dry and wet steam room.   […]

Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Royal Suite Why We Love It: Taking inspiration from the Arabian Sea, the suite blends rich tones of blue with contemporary Middle Eastern accents such as regional artwork and radiant multi-tiered crystal chandeliers. The expansive wraparound windows mean you can enjoy impressive views of Abu Dhabi from every room, even the suite’s private gym with state-of-the-art workout equipment.     […]


Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Beverly Presidential Suite Why We Love It: Located on the private 14th floor of the hotel’s Beverly Wing, this recently updated top suite offers a whopping 3,200 square feet of living space with two bedrooms, a living room, dining room, and office space. Contemporarily designed in a neutral palette with jewel tone accents, the suite also has a furnished balcony with […]

InterContinental Los Angeles Century City

Royal Suite Why We Love It: A favorite of Saudi royalty, as well as actors and musicians, the two-bedroom Royal Suite’s new design includes fully customizable LED lighting in the common areas so you can change the color, and therefore the mood of the suite, with just the touch of a button. Plus if you rent the entire 17th floor, […]

Intercontinental Hotel Suite Los Angeles

The Resort at Pelican Hill

Four-Bedroom Villa at Pelican Hill Why We Love It: A resort within a resort, The Villas at Pelican Hill offer the ultimate in residential-style accommodations, and the four-bedroom, four-bath villa will make you feel right at home with a fully equipped kitchen with Sub-Zero fridge, a great room with a limestone fireplace, and a furnished oceanview terrace. And the villa […]

The Resort at Pelican Hill

The Grand Del Mar

Villa M Why We Love It: A new addition to the upscale San Diego resort, Villa M is its own little enclave on property, perfect if you’re traveling with an entourage. The five-bedroom home boasts an oversized living area with a full wet bar and wine storage, a media screening room, and a fully equipped kitchen. The exterior is equally […]

Grand Del Mar