Price: Starting at $20,000 per night
It might be hard to resist the urge to run (or even bike) around the massive 38th-floor Chairman’s Villa Penthouse, spread over nearly 11,000 square feet in Melbourne’s crown jewel of a hotel, the Crown Tower. “Oversized” is the operative word here, from the armchairs and extra-large custom mattresses to the dining room with seating for 14 and the massive flat-screen television tucked behind works of art from the high-valued collection. Impeccable furnishings and a geometric, retro-inspired design help set the elegant tone, while a study, massage room, and gym ensure you’ll never want to leave. But it’s worth taking a break from all that over-the-top luxury to take advantage of the hotel’s many amenities, which include a spa, a casino, and gourmet dining from world-class names like Nobu, Heston Blumenthal, and Neil Perry.