Indoor basketball courts, island-sized balconies and bathrooms that belong in museums — America’s got some crazy indulgent hotel suites with price tags to match.
Ty Warner Penthouse, Four Seasons Hotel, New York
This 4,300-square-foot suite dreamed up by architects I.M Pei and Peter Marino spans the entire 52nd floor of the Four Seasons Hotel, offering an incomparable 360-degree Manhattan skyline view from four glass balconies and practically every room.
There’s an extraordinary four-foot chandelier, mother-of-pearl inlaid walls, 22k gold fabrics, indoor-outdoor Zen garden with a floor-to-ceiling waterfall, Chinese onyx master bath, tiger’s eye jeweled guest bath, spa room with top of the line exercise equipment and a bronze-adorned library with grand piano.
A personal trainer, butler, art concierge and Rolls Royce chauffeur are always on call.
Four Seasons Hotel, 57 East 57th St., New York; +1 212 758 5700; from $40,000 per night
Casa Five, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, Paradise Valley, Arizona
Guests who book this luxury desert pad get their own outdoor pool and private tennis court.
They also get panoramic views of Camelback Mountain and Paradise Valley, five bedrooms, 5½ baths and a sprawling multilevel outdoor patio with a hot tub, plush seating and cozy fire pit.
A chauffeur will drive you to the local farmer’s market. With ingredients you pick up there, a personal chef will customize and whip up a feast in the gourmet kitchen, complete with wine pairings.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, 5700 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, Arizona; +1 800 245 2051; from $3,500 per night
Presidential Suite, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
The Greenbrier’s Presidential Suite accommodates more than 200 people.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Princess Grace of Monaco are just a few guests who’ve booked this swank suite that comes with seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 5,100 total square feet for entertaining your minions.