The décor of a hotel room or suite is always important, but in some cases, it becomes the main attraction. Around the world, renowned haute couture houses, leather artisans, and jewelers have decked out luxury hotel suites from top to bottom with their iconic designs. From Chicago to Berlin to Hong Kong, here’s where you’ll find the best-dressed hotel suites and celebrate your favorite designers.
By Anja Mutic
Eloise Suite at The Plaza Hotel
WHERE: New York, New York
The famous book Eloise, about a little girl who lived on the “tippy-top floor” of The Plaza Hotel, has come to life through whimsical fashion designer Betsey Johnson. The two-bedroom pink and black suite is completely Eloise-themed, with candy-striped wall panels; printed bedding, robes, and towels; pink chandeliers; and dolls.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s New York City Travel Guide
Bottega Veneta Suite at Park Hyatt Chicago
WHERE: Chicago, Illinois
Italy’s finest leather artisans, Bottega Veneta, have decked out a one-of-a-kind suite in the art-packed Park Hyatt Chicago along Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. Overlooking Lake Michigan, the 1,400-square-foot pad is fitted with leather-upholstered, contemporary META furniture in a signature neutral palette, suede and cashmere accents, and handmade Murano vases.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Chicago Travel Guide
Grunewald Suite at Schlosshotel im Grunewald
WHERE: Berlin, Germany
It was love at first stay for haute couture designer Karl Lagerfeld that prompted the refurbishment of the Schlosshotel im Grunewald, housed in a historic stately mansion. Designed in the 1910 Berlin reform style, the 1,141-square-foot Grunewald Suite showcases his personal touches such as antique velvet-mahogany couches, marble-topped tables, and regal wall prints.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Berlin Travel Guide
Tiffany Suite at The St. Regis New York
WHERE: New York City, New York
A partnership between two iconic Fifth Avenue brands has turned up a jewel-inspired suite at the landmark The St. Regis New York. Decorated with sparkling necklace chandeliers, a giant engagement ring console, and the jeweler’s archival photographs set against signature Tiffany Blue walls, the dazzling suite is playful yet glamorous.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s New York City Travel Guide
Christian Dior Suite at Hotel Majestic Barriere
WHERE: Cannes, France
The legendary fashion house has decorated a stately suite at the glamorous Hotel Majestic Barriere inspired by the décor of its historic headquarters on 30, avenue Montaigne in Paris. The butler-serviced, two-bedroom suite screams Dior, with cushions and bed linens sporting the couturier’s classic pleated designs and embroideries.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Cannes Travel Guide
Diane von Furstenberg Suite at One&Only Hayman Island
WHERE: Queensland, Australia
The DVF Penthouse at the One&Only Hayman Island sports her vivid black and white fabrics, iconic rugs, and personal photography set against light oak and white finishings. The two-bedroom suite features a four-poster bed, a freestanding stone bath, and a wraparound balcony with stellar views of the Great Barrier Reef.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Queensland Travel Guide
Vivienne Westwood Suite at The London West Hollywood
WHERE: Los Angeles, California
Spanning 11,000 square feet, the Vivienne Westwood Suite atop the glamorous The London West Hollywood will be unveiled on May 18 as the largest hotel suite in Los Angeles. The swanky bi-level penthouse is decorated with her signature squiggle and lace patterns and comes with branded amenities and a private shopping experience in the VW store.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Los Angeles Travel Guide
Vivienne Tam Suite at Hotel ICON
Where: Hong Kong, China
U.S.-based designer Vivienne Tam has taken her designs home, creating an 861-square-foot feng shui suite at Hotel ICON overlooking Victoria Harbour. Inspired by her New York apartment, the hideaway showcases Chinese screen ceilings, a private book collection, and a portrait made of Swarovski crystals, merging minimalism with her renowned Chinese-chic style.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Hong Kong Travel Guide
Oscar de la Renta Suites at Tortuga Bay
Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Designed by the late Oscar de la Renta, the iconic canary-hued villas at Tortuga Bay celebrate the legendary designer’s elegant style. Tucked into plantation-style residences, the private enclaves sport Frette-clad four-poster beds, colorful fabrics from the Oscar de la Renta home collection, and mahogany woods.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Punta Cana Travel Guide
Imperial Designer Suite at The Breakers
WHERE: Palm Beach, Florida
At the Mediterranean-style The Breakers, the fashion duo of Badgley Mischka have designed a top-tier suite that blends old Hollywood glamour with contemporary touches. The one-bedroom pad showcases custom-designed furniture upholstered in chenille and linen tweeds from runway collections, vintage stardust mirrors, and cast consoles from West Palm Beach’s Antique Row.
PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Travel Guide