where to stay on your next trip, chosen by your celeb alter ego
Published Nov 19, 2015 5:00 AM
There’s no better feeling than realizing something was made just for you. While the perfect hotel room might not have been made for you, it can certainly feel that way, and that’s the mark of a really stellar vacation. We narrowed down hotel suites across the globe that were made just for you, based on your personality. Whether you’re a Jackie or a Marilyn, we have you covered – just in time for the onslaught of holiday travel!
IF YOU’RE AN AMAL, try the Belmond Hotel Cipriani It’s no secret that George and Amal Clooney reserve a special spot for Italy in their hearts and if you feel the same, then the 932 square-foot Palladio Suite at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani is for you. Guests arrive via private dock and enter a glass capsule that’s suspended mid-air with a 180-degree view of the Venetian lagoon through floor-to-ceiling windows.
A vast living room opens onto a lagoon-view balcony, and the two stunning marble bathrooms enjoy fantastic lagoon or garden vistas. Guests can cool off in the plunge pool on their private terrace or rejuvenate in the suite’s Jacuzzi. On request, a butler-served gourmet dinner can be arranged in the suite or guests can jet off on a private motor launch for a guided tour of the islands.
IF YOU’RE AN AUDREY, try the St. Regis New York The St. Regis New York unveiled its one-of-a-kind Tiffany Suite in the beloved Manhattan hotel in June 2011. The glistening suite on the 14th floor of the legendary St. Regis New York is both whimsical and luxurious, reflecting Tiffany’s modern aesthetic and contemporary vision within the deeply elegant walls of The St. Regis.
“True to the glamour of the hotel’s previous Tiffany Suite, we incorporated at once stylish and whimsical elements including jewel-inspired furnishings and, of course, our signature Tiffany Blue while continuing to showcase the ever-engaging architecture and sumptuous touches characteristic of this great New York landmark hotel,” said Design Director Emeritus of Tiffany & Co. John Loring.
The Tiffany Suite is 1,700 square feet in size and features a serene and sophisticated range of subtle neutral colors including whites, beiges, charcoal grey and silver, with the signature Tiffany blue as an accent color throughout the suite. The crown jewel of the room is a shimmering and sparking crystal chandelier. The Tiffany Suite consists of an entryway foyer, one bedroom, two full baths, a large dining room and a living room complete with a fireplace and large windows overlooking Fifth Avenue up towards Central Park and is available from $9,500 per night. The St. Regis experience will begin upon guests’ arrival in New York City featuring a number of signature amenities including, 24 hour St. Regis butler service, roundtrip airport transfers, complimentary champagne upon check in, complimentary in room movies and Wi-Fi as well as daily breakfast in the hotel’s Astor Court restaurant.
IF YOU’RE A BARBIE, try the Palms Casino Las Vegas Designed by‘Happy Chic’ designer Jonathan Adler, the Hot Pink suite is the ultimate bachelorette pad. The suite’s dreamy décor features a custom Barbie wall and upholstery coverings, a sunburst mirror made from 65 Barbie dolls, terrazzo bubble floors and everything else guests would expect to find in Barbie’s Dream House.
The 2,350 square-foot suite has a guest capacity of six with an event capacity of 40, along with amenities like a steam shower, two-way fireplace, VIP nightclub pass, full bar and car service.
IF YOU’RE A GIGI, try Virgin Hotels Chicago The two penthouse suites at Virgin Hotels Chicago are located on the 24th floor and have a completely different look and feel than the rest of the ‘Chambers,’ which is how Virgin Hotels refers to the rest of its rooms. The suites are approximately 800 square-feet in size and feature free-standing bars, full tubs, a guitar set and amazing design features that are fit for a top model.
Rates start at $1,200 per night.
IF YOU’RE A SANDRA, try the Lodge on Little St. Simons Island Solo travelers looking for an escape from the day-to-day will embrace the all-inclusive Lodge on Little St. Simon’s Island with its intimate fifteen fully air-conditioned guestrooms arranged in six charming cottages. Guests can even place a full-island reservation for the ultimate in privacy, but the Island staff ensures the setting regardless by hosting a maximum of 32 visitors at a time.
The historic Hunting Lodge is the very heart of island life and is the location for guest meals and social gatherings. Within the Lodge are two guest rooms with private baths, accommodating two guests each.
IF YOU’RE A GWYNETH, try the Portobello Hotel Set in the heart of vibrant Notting Hill and a stone’s throw from Portobello Road, the Portobello Hotel has made a name for itself over the past 40 years as London’s most discreet and decadent hang-out for the fashion and music crowds, of which Gwyneth belongs to both.
The hotel retains its quirky charm and eclectic spirit throughout the 21 bedrooms and public spaces and becomes a home away from home for its guests with trademark full-size Green & Spring bath and body products, the Portobello Hotel’s own brand.
Jessica Frankopan, the lead designer of the space, maintained the bohemian spirit of the original hotel with key pieces of furniture, such as the infamous round bed in room 16, free standing baths and bold colors.
IF YOU’RE A JACKIE, try Wequassett Cape Cod Resort & Golf Club A truly unique and lavish experience, there is only one Round Cove Suite (just as there’s only one Jackie), and it’s the most luxurious offering at Wequassett Resort & Golf Club. The suite may be reserved as a one, two or three bedroom configuration and features a spacious parlor including a beautiful custom-made bar, dining table for six, a pullout queen bed, additional powder room and laundry. The master bedroom includes a wet and dry vanity, spacious walk-in closet, marble tile, separate walk-in shower and oversized Jacuzzi with optional opening to the bedroom to allow fireplace views to be enjoyed. Additional bedrooms have either one king or two queen size beds.
All rooms have gas fireplaces, lavish marble bathrooms, flat screen televisions and decks with spectacular water views. As with other Signature Collection offerings, the suite includes every modern amenity including an iPod docking station, fine linens, and bed covers along with all the expected resort amenities.
IF YOU’RE A MARILYN, try the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel The Marilyn Suite embodies old Hollywood glamour, much like the woman who inspired its design. With a loft-like, open floor plan, the suite features immaculate white furniture, sleek dark wood floors, vintage Eames designer pieces and a spacious balcony, which overlooks the Tropicana Pool & Cafe below. The Marilyn Suite once served as home to Marilyn Monroe, who regularly stayed at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel throughout her prosperous acting and modeling career.
IF YOU’RE AN OLIVIA, try the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Inspired by ABC’s hit television series Scandal, the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers a package that includes luxurious overnight accommodations for two; Olivia Pope’s favorite treat – popcorn and red wine; a copy of Good Self, Bad Self by Judy Smith, the person who inspired the show’s character; and a full American breakfast for two in Juniper.
The Scandal package is available through December 31, 2015, and rates start from $239 per night with a three-day advance purchase required.
IF YOU’RE A POSH, try the One & Only Reethi Rah Maldives Surrounded by the wonders of the crystal blue ocean, this superb all-villa resort offers an unrivaled level of style, choice and personalized exploration, which might explain why it’s been a New Year’s favorite of the Beckhams for years.
Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, the One & Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul. Set on one of the largest islands in the North Male Atoll, adorned with endless white sand coves and turquoise bays, all villas enjoy beautiful ocean views and direct access to the lagoon. The One & Only Reethi Rah offers the ultimate holiday experience to those seeking the pinnacle of tropical luxury, as nowhere else in the Maldives is there a resort with the same level of space and exclusivity.