Though a bathroom is a necessity it need not be humdrum. These over-the-top en suites—with elevated design and next-level pampering—prove that bathrooms can double as your own private spa. These sanctuaries promise to take robe-clad travelers to new heights—and they’re well worth flying across the pond for.
Suite Carré d’Or at the Hotel Metropole, Monte-Carlo
Located on the top floor of the Hotel, the exceptional 150 square-meter apartment comprises a spacious living room, large bedroom, walk-in wardrobe and voluminous marble-and-gold bathroom.
Villa Medici Presidential Suite at Hotel Eden, Rome
The Villa Medici Presidential Suite bathroom features exquisite mosaics, opulent marble, an enormous shower and an oversize circular bath with spectacular views of Rome.
The Westminster Suite at Marriott County Hall, London
The ultimate haven of urban solace, featuring a large vanity, tub and shower. A great place to forget about what’s going on in the district the suite is named after…
The Harlequin Suite at The Dorchester, London
This one’s for the history! Elizabeth Taylor at The Dorchester hotel, and it’s rumored that she carved her and Richard Burton’s initials into the pink marble of what is now the Harlequin Suite bathroom. This bathroom was actually installed especially for her, and the living room of the same suite is where she received news of her record-breaking multimillion-pound deal to star in Cleopatra.
Belle Etoile Penthouse Suite at Le Meurice, Paris
The crown jewel of the newly-refurbished Belle Etoile Penthouse Suite is the majestic marble bathroom (also main pic) which has three windowed walls and landmark views. The whirlpool bathtub is sybaritism itself.