Suite Perks You Can Book Around the World

by Holly Riddle

Mar 12, 2019

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Of course you get a little extra room and often a little extra luxury when you book a suite, but what other perks can you expect? Some hotels deliver on the suite perks better than others. Here are a few to add to your travel bucket list.


The Chatwal New York

If you stay in one of 14 Chatwal Crown suites, you can book insider experiences curated by a LOCALIKE tour operator. Some of the experiences in the past have included private workshops and tours at the world’s largest rooftop farm and exclusive tours of The Morgan Library and Museum. All experiences are themed.



This James Bond-inspired Jamaican retreat was Ian Fleming’s former home. If you book the five-bedroom Fleming Villa, you not only get a private beach, but you can also book a showing of your favorite film in a private screening room.


La Reserve Geneve

Stay in a suite at this Swiss luxury property, but make sure you stop by in the summer months. Your personal assistant will gladly book you a private cabana by the outdoor pool so you can enjoy the views of Lake Geneva uninterrupted.


White Elephant

If you’re staying at the historic White Elephant in Nantucket, don’t miss the White Elephant Loft. This suite gives you great access to the local scene, but you’ll also have the opportunity to explore further afield, as you reserve the use of your own BMW hybrid SUV.


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