New York City is one of the most expensive places to live, but it can also cost a pretty penny just to visit.
According to NewYorkHotels.org, guests would have to shell out a whopping $US40,000 to book the city’s priciest suite for just one night.
The hotel booking site recently released a list of the 10 most expensive hotel rooms in Manhattan, created by comparing the average rate throughout September 2013 (when the city’s tourism was at its peak).
#10 A two-bedroom penthouse in the Trump SoHo hotel will run guests $US10,000 a night. With open layouts and modern furnishings by Fendi Casa, the rooms offer views of the Hudson River or East River Bridges.
#9 The Royal Suite at The Ritz-Carlton's Central Park location feels like a private home with marble embellishments and seven different types of pillows. It costs $US14,000 per night, which also includes complimentary access to the Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge.
#8 The Art Deco-inspired Empire Suite at The Carlyle is a spacious three-bedroom duplex located on floors 28 and 29. It costs $US15,000 each night, and has gorgeous views of Central Park.
#7 The Tower Royal Suite at The New York Palace Hotel features gold leaf in the crown moulding, period furniture, his and hers dressing rooms, two guest chambers, and a formal dining room that seats 12. These luxe rooms costs $US15,000 a night.
#6 Located at the top of Time Warner Center, the Presidential Suite at the Mandarin Oriental New York costs $US18,000 a night. The room includes upholstered silk walls, a sycamore walk-in closet, and an enclosed steam shower for two.
#5 The 2,000-square-foot Tata Suite at The Pierre sits on the 39th floor. It has an expansive living room, two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a dining room that seats eight, and a pantry kitchen. It costs $US20,000 per night.
#4 The Peninsula Suite at The Peninsula costs $US24,000 each night for its marble bathrooms and customisable sleep experience featuring hand-stitched Savoir beds with a choice of luxury linens, not to mention its remarkable views of Fifth Avenue.
#3 The Royal Plaza Suite at The Plaza is inspired by the ambiance of the court of Louis XV. It costs $US30,000 a night for an array of private and social rooms that you reach by private elevator. There's also a grand piano in the living room and a formal dining room that seats 12.
#2 The Presidential Suite at St. Regis costs $US35,000 per night, and comes with three bedrooms and four bathrooms, plus your very own all-service butler. Salvador Dali and Marilyn Monroe both stayed here, too.
#1 The Ty Warner Penthouse at the Four Seasons Hotel is the most expensive suite in New York City, costing guests a staggering $US40,000 each night. Designed by I.M. Pei and Peter Marino, it's also the highest suite in the city at 800 feet above street level.
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