The most exceptional of these accommodations deliver on design, style, setting, and overall experience, says Andrew Steinberg, an advisor with the luxury travel company Ovation Vacations in New York who frequently books suites for his discerning clients.
“They don’t necessarily have to be the biggest rooms at a property, but they do have to mirror or exceed how the people who stay in them live,” Steinberg says. “They’re used to the best of the best and don’t think twice about spending the money for that standard when it comes to their hotels.”
Steinberg and his partner at Ovation Vacations, Jill Fischbarg, shared their top seven picks with Penta—suite- their clients love and regularly request.
Penthouse Suite, Rosewood, Baha Mar Nassau, Bahamas
An easy, breezy ocean vibe—think airy interiors, cream and white tones, native plants, and colorful Bahamian prints—brings the Penthouse Suite at Rosewood Baha Mar to life. Located on a 1,000-acre resort, the home away from home has three bedrooms, ocean views, and living and dining areas designed to entertain. But the terrace may be the star with its oceanfront plunge pool, firepit, and several spaces for lounging and socializing. A personal butler is a quick text or call away to fulfill any request. Nightly rates start at US$12,000
Emma Koehler Suite, Hotel Emma Austin, Texas
Located in a former 19th-century brewery on the San Antonio River, Hotel Emma is a hip property designed by the notable firm Roman and Williams. The aesthetic juxtaposes the building’s original historical details with modern touches. Named after the doyenne who ran the brewery following the death of her husband, Otto, the Emma Koehler Suite is a two-level space with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unobstructed river views,a grand piano, vaulted ceilings, an abundance