16 of the Most Luxurious Presidential Suites Around the World
You don’t need to be the leader of the free world to vacation like one. Feel like the commander-in-chief of your own life when you spend the night in one of these fancy hotel suites.
The St. Regis New York
Courtesy The St. Regis New York
It’s only fitting that in the city that never sleeps, The St. Regis New York offers 24-hour access to English-style butlers to guests in the Presidential Suite. You also get postcard-worthy views of Central Park and Fifth Avenue from its floor-to-ceiling windows. While you pretty much have everything you need within the master suite—bedroom, private sitting area, spa-style bathroom, and expansive dressing room—you’ll want to take advantage of the entire 3,350 square-foot suite, which includes an exquisite wood-paneled library and full kitchen. Check out the world’s most luxurious hotels and resorts.
Four Seasons Vail
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Whether you’re traveling with an entourage or just your extended family, the Presidential Suite at the Four Seasons Vail has plenty of space for everyone to spread out. Recently renovated by design firm SimonHamui with custom modern furniture and zen-like organic materials, the enormous suite features a whopping six bedrooms plus a kitchen, library, living room, dining area, and media room. From the cozy comfort of your laid-back-yet-luxe suite, enjoy the expansive views of Vail Mountain and Vail Village after a day on the slopes or at the shops. Be sure to check out these hotels with incredible views as well.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Courtesy Conrad Bora Bora Nui
How do you make an overwater villa even more extravagant? You add a second floor and call it presidential. At the Conrad Bora Bora Nui, the expansive two-story Presidential Overwater Villas is the ideal venue for relaxation. Indulge in a massage in your own well-being room, sweat it out in your personal sauna, or simply enjoy unobstructed sunset views from the pool, whirlpool, or daybeds in your private outdoor living area. Check out these other overwater bungalows that are truly like paradise on earth.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Courtesy Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Designed for entertaining, the standalone Camelback Presidential Suite boasts an impressive view of the mountains and a 300 square-foot lawn that can easily host up to 300 of your closest friends. You don’t even need to invite them into your 2,800 square-foot villa to use the restroom; there are bathrooms available outside for their use. The suite is outfitted with antique Spanish rugs, candelabras, and a 17th-century writing desk, but the piece de resistance is the oversize soaking tub crafted from a single slab of marble and enclosed in a mini glass atrium.
Burj Al Arab in Dubai
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You get double the fun in the 7,179 square-foot Presidential Suite at Burj Al Arab in Dubai. Decorated in royal shades of purple and gold, the two-bedroom suite includes two bars, two loungers, and two full-size Jacuzzis in each master bathroom, not to mention his-and-hers dressing rooms. And to ensure the best night’s sleep you’ve ever had, the hotel offers a selection of 17 types of pillows. You’ll want to tuck yourself into your king bed just as soon as you finish the evening with in-suite cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
The David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem
Courtesy The David Citadel Hotel
Renovated in 2016 by Italian designer Piero Lissoni, the Presidential Suite at The David Citadel Hotel offers modern elegance in historic Jerusalem. Oak parquet flooring connects the bedroom, living room, dining area, and study area of the 958 square-foot suite with a furnished balcony running the entire length of the space. Before you explore the local sights, including the Old City, the Western Wall, Tower of David, and the colorful Machane Yehuda market, grab a few complimentary bottles of mineral water and enjoy the delicacies of a full Israeli buffet breakfast. Don’t miss these amazing places to visit in Israel that are definitely not in your guidebook.
The InterContinental Presidente Mexico City
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It’s fitting that one of the world’s largest cities is home to one of the largest presidential suites. Designed by Mexican architect Felipe Ramos, the Diego Rivera is 6,500-square feet of modern luxury and innovation. It’s hard to decide what feature is most impressive about the suite, but it likely has something to do with water: The master bathroom boasts an enormous walk-in glass shower, a steam bath, and a large standing tub, and the second floor offers an indoor Jacuzzi and pool.
Waldorf Astoria Berlin
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Your Presidential Suite perks begin at the airport with complimentary limousine service to the Art Deco-style Waldorf Astoria. Located high above the city on the 31st floor, the 2,799 square-foot suite offers panoramic windows at every corner. When you’re not taking in the sights down below, you can relax in front of your fireplace, tickle the ivories of your very own grand piano, and eat like royalty on specially-designed porcelain from the Royal Porcelain Factory.
The Hassler in Rome
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Location, location, location! Enjoy the spectacular view of the Spanish Steps from a chaise lounge on the panoramic terrace of the San Pietro Presidential Suite. A well-designed mix of ancient Roman artifacts and modern amenities, the sixth-floor suite at The Hassler has a living room and dining area, bedroom, and two bathrooms. The master bath in white and gray marble, naturally, features his-and-her sinks plus a separate shower and bathtub. Here are ten books that will inspire you to travel the world.
Ashford Castle in Ireland
Courtesy Ashford Castle
It’s hard not to feel like European royalty when staying in any room of an 800-year-old castle, but the Reagan Presidential Suite manages to take that experience up a notch. Named after President Reagan, a personal friend of the former owner, the split-level suite is located in the oldest wing of the Irish castle and boasts an original fireplace, an antique George III-style four-poster bed, and original portrait art. It’s easy to pretend you’re a member of the royal family with 24-hour housekeeping, a complimentary bar, and a gift delivered daily. Don’t miss these stunning photos of Irish islands that you’ll want to visit.
The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles
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The Presidential Suite at The Beverly Hilton is “presidential” in every sense of the word. The historic three-room suite—master bedroom, living room, and dining room—has hosted important guests from all over the world. Did JFK, President Clinton, or President Obama relax on the furnished patio or enjoy the spa-inspired bathrooms in your suite before your visit? More traditionally styled, the space features custom-made European furniture thoughtfully chosen to complement the elegant decor.
The Roosevelt New Orleans
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Restored to its original grandeur after Hurricane Katrina, the Roosevelt New Orleans has also hosted its fair share of commanders-in-chief, including Presidents Coolidge, Eisenhower, Ford, and Clinton. Make like a big-time politician and book the Huey P. Long Presidential Suite, named for Louisiana’s former governor and U.S. senator. The suite has a large living space with a dining table and lounge area and features rich wood floors, enchanting crystal chandeliers, and Art Deco-inspired furniture. And don’t forget to stop by the hotel’s Sazerac Bar to order its famous Sazerac cocktail.
The Franklin in London
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Just a short walk from Harrods and The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, The Franklin combines the charm of an English townhouse with the opulence of a five-star hotel, thanks to acclaimed British designer Anouska Hempel. Its Presidential Suite is the perfect size for two guests and features a private lounge, walk-in closet, and marble bathroom with double sinks. Decorated in rich shades of gray, brown, and cream with modern herringbone flooring, the suite shines with marbled surfaces and mirrors. Of course, it wouldn’t be a truly British experience without your own electric kettle and assortment of hot beverages. Don’t miss these 17 wild secrets you never knew about Windsor Castle.
Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
Courtesy Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
Between the Viking appliances in the kitchen and the dining table made from locally reclaimed wood, the Presidential Suite at the Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa was designed for hosting unforgettable meals. For a meal with a view, move the party outside to the eight-seat dining table on the expansive oceanfront balcony. The three-bedroom suite also has a pool table, an outdoor Jacuzzi, and a two-person bathtub to enjoy after dessert. Check out the most beautiful underwater hotels while you’re at it.
NIZUC Resort & Spa in Mexico
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An ideal arrangement for families with kids or adults who just want privacy, the Presidential Suite Villa boasts 3,270 square-feet of indoor space and 2,280 square-feet of outdoor space that includes a lounge patio, infinity pool, and outdoor shower. The ambiance alone is relaxing —think minimalist modern zen—but the freestanding deep soaking tubs with separate rainfall showers can help you melt your stress away. And when you’re ready for a dip in the ocean, the NIZUC Resort & Spa has 29-acres of exclusive beachfront to enjoy.
The St. Regis Washington, DC
Courtesy The St. Regis, Washington D.C.
Let the President have the White House. To feel truly important in the nation’s capital, spend a night in the Presidential Suite at The St. Regis Washington, DC. Recently renovated in clean neutrals and bespoke accents, the 2,510 square-foot suite features upholstery with Italian beading, handmade French trim and tassels, carved French mirrors, and English furniture. While the suite may offer many of the convenience as your own home, you probably don’t have a St. Regis Butler on hand to draw your shades and deliver your morning coffee or unpack and store your luggage. Enjoy it!
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