We tracked down the hottest hotel rooms on the planet, (frequented by your favorite famous people) to give you an inside look at the glamourous life. Scroll through this gallery and you might be inspired to splurge on a trip in 2016.
1. SLS Beverly Hills
Do you remember that song from Weezer called “Beverly Hills?” “I wanna live a life like that. I wanna be just like a king. Take my picture by the pool, cause I’m the next big thing!” We have a feeling the band was talking about spending time at the SLS Beverly Hills Hotel. Their presidential suite is 1,900 square feet and features a living room, grand dining area, powder room and master bedroom/bathroom and by “grand dining area” we mean GRAND. It accommodates up to ten guests and features a full wet bar, pantry and kitchen. Not to mention the honorary celebrities that reside on the walls of the suite: Jennifer Lopez, Lenny Kravitz and Christina Ricci thanks to photographer Matthew Rolston.
2. Casa Del Patrón at Hacienda San Jose
No matter the time of year, there's always somewhere in Mexico to visit for sun and surf. At Starwood’s Hacienda San Jose, you can sleep where Ricky Martin, Luis Miguel, Alejandra Guzman, and Prince Charles have slept — in the Casa Del Patrón. The suite is also famous for being featured in Jaime Camil's film, Trees Die Standing, Sebastian Rulli’s Telenovela, What Life I Steal, and from a Florence and the Machine music video.
3. Villa Bonita at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama
Located almost 17 miles from the airport, nestled alongside the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find The Westin Playa Bonita and their top-notch Villa Bonita (which has hosted President Barak Obama and Vice President Joe Biden) is perched at the edge of the Panamanian rainforest. Your rental includes 24/7 on-site staff and full access to the beachfront Pearl Club, where you’ll find a fitness center, infinity pool with private cabanas, and a state-of-the-art Sensory Spa by Clarins. Should you be busy running a nation or just feel like going out for a ride, the villa also has available a private helipad!
4. The Penthouse at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis
Art lovers should head to one of the Twin Cities — Minneapolis — for an upscale, visuall stunning escape. Le Meridien’s Penthouse Suite features contemporary pieces from Ralph Burnet’s private collection and you can also visit the renowned Burnet Gallery without leaving the property. Included in your $1,000 per night stay is an artist-designed key card you can use at the nearby Walker Art Center and other local institutions for a free entry as part of their “Unlock Art” program.
5. Le Blanc Royale Presidential Suite
If you're lucky enough to book one of the five Royale Presidential Suites at Le Blanc Spa Resort, you'll get to live large at the top of the hotel and experience the best views of the Caribbean Sea. The suites feature one separate bedroom complete with a king bed, two balconies with lounge chairs and a whirlpool, in addition to an impressive living room and 1076 square-foot bar. Upon entering the expansive property, guests are greeted with refreshing signature libationss and chilled scented towels, and each floor at Le Blanc Spa Resort is serviced by a butler available 24-hours a day to cater to guests’ every whim, including: unpacking luggage, ironing clothing, providing recommendations when choosing in-room aromatherapy, offering options from the pillow menu and preparing a drawn bath each night. Amenities include Bvlgari bath products, a fully stocked mini bar with premium sprits, and unlimited calls to the United States and Canada. If that's not reason enough to visit, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, and the cast of WAGS have all stayed here.
6. The E-Wow Suite at The W Fort Lauderdale
South Beach has been a popular hot spot for quite some time, but did you know you could find an equally fabulous experience up the road in Fort Lauderdale? It was a long-time spring break location favorite, but now it’s grown up into a buzzy destination located near the Atlantic Ocean. If you're looking for a chic vibe, look no further than the W Fort Lauderdale, which has hosted the likes of Lady Gaga, Deborah Messing and Tara Reid. The E-Wow Suite features two oversized bedrooms, bamboo floors, and an open living room floor plan, plus a 1,000 square foot wrap-around terrace that offers a full panoramic view of the ocean. The guest room also boosts a concrete cast tub surrounded by ricer rock and a glass-walled shower. So not only do you get to enjoy the amenities of a luxury suite, but so do your guests!
7. Presidential Suite at Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Located on the 29th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, the Presidential Suite is 2,830 sq. feet in size and includes 1 bedroom and 1.5 baths, plus sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach and the surrounding Brickell neighborhood. It comes equipped with a home theater system, a pantry with a separate service entrance for catered parties, and an expansive walk-in closet, which can be ready with clothing from your favorite designers, all hand selected with you in mind by a personal shopper. If you're super bougie, you can also request the below services prior to arrival:
- Unpacking and packing assistance
- Stocked bathroom with preferred toiletries
- Stocked kitchen catered to preferences/dietary needs
- Special floral arrangements
- Extra TV channels i.e. Arabic or Brazilian channels
- Monogrammed bathrobes
- Private Butlers
- Oh, and per a recent request an advanced technology toilet was installed that doubles as a bidet and is remote control operated
8. Pavarotti Suite at the Pangkor Laut Resort
Named after tenor Luciano Pavarotti who is said to have visited and fallen in love with the room, the Pavarotti Suite is located high on a hill in Malaysia. It features two bedrooms, a spacious lounge area, huge open-roof bathroom and a large balcony for breathtaking views of the sea and rainforest. You can book a spa villa, sea villa, beach villa, garden villa, or hill villa, but if we were you trust Pavarotti’s exquisite taste and go for the gold.
9. Penthouse Suite at the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz
If you’re looking for a 360-degree panoramic view of the Alpine Valley, you’ll be entranced with the penthouse suite at the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz. The 1,022 square-foot Carlton Penthouse offers one master bedroom, two large double bedrooms with a spacious living area and by request, you can also enjoy butler service while staying at the Carlton because, why not? Who else will hand you a cocktail before riding in your private elevator?
10. The Finch Hatton’s Suite at Finch Hattons
Is going on safari to Africa on your bucket list? If so, you need to pay a visit to Finch Hattons in Nairobi, Kenya. On their luxury-tented camp located in the Tsavo West National Park, you can expect eco-friendly accommodations while being surrounded by the Kenyan wilderness. If that’s not enough, you also have amazing views of Mount Kilimanjaro while dining on a seven-course meal. The Finch Hatton’s Suite offers the ultimate luxury safari experience: a bedroom, lounge, heated plunge pool, separate nanny room, and a private chef await you.