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The St. Regis New York

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 311 square metre suite, which includes an exquisite wood-panelled library and full kitchen.

Conrad Bora Bora Nui

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-storey 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.

InterContinental Sydney

InterContinental Sydney
COURTESY INTERCONTINENTAL SYDNEY

Blending old-world wonder with contemporary flair, this five-star hotel’s Presidential Opera Suite lives up to its name, offering unparalleled views of Sydney Harbour and its iconic landmarks – including the Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens – from all rooms, courtesy of its lofty position on the 29th floor. Set across 245 square metres, it has its own private outdoor terrace complete with sumptuous sun bed, while the luxurious interior is meticulously appointed down to a stunning central grand piano.

Burj Al Arab in Dubai

Burj Al Arab in Dubai
COURTESY DUBAI DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND COMMERCE MARKETING

You get double the fun in the 667 square-metre 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

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 89 square-metre 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 colourful Machane Yehuda market, grab a few complimentary bottles of mineral water and enjoy the delicacies of a full Israeli buffet breakfast.

The InterContinental Presidente Mexico City

The InterContinental Presidente Mexico City
COURTESY INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS AND RESORTS

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 604-square metres 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 bath, and the second floor offers an indoor Jacuzzi and pool.

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Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Waldorf Astoria Berlin
COURTESY WALDORF ASTORIA HOTELS AND RESORTS

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 260 square-metre 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

The Hassler in Rome
COURTESY THE HASSLER

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 artefacts 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 grey marble, naturally, features his-and-her sinks plus a separate shower and bathtub.

Ashford Castle in Ireland

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.

The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles

The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles
COURTESY THE BEVERLY HILTON

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.