Do you remember the days when you would go on vacation and settle for a clean room, ready towels and turndown service that left a mint on the pillow? Times have changed, folks, and these days, high-end hotels are breaking the pack by offering luxury extras that Robin Leach will pocket in the toiletries shelf.
Whether it’s a janitor monitoring your sleep habits (scary) and hand-cutting daily soap for your bath (what?), or providing you with a solid gold iPad and comp sports cars. ‘d, here are the world’s most insane hotel amenities. . Ready to register?
10. Tanning Butler, Ritz Carlton South Beach –Miami, Florida
Those hard-to-reach spots are the domain of your Ritz-Carlton tan butler, whose sole responsibility is to keep you oiled up, remind you when it’s time to flip, and make sure the umbrella in your coconut provides fair the right amount of shade to keep your daq frosty.
9. Villa Rockstar Recording Studio, Eden Rock Hotel — St. Barts, Caribbean
Sleeping in the same digs as Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger and Dr. Dre may be enough for a hardcore music fan, but this 16,000 square foot villa in Eden Rock has a state-of-the-art recording studio .
8. Sleep Concierge, The youngest — New York, NY
In the city that never sleeps, resting is not easy. Enter the janitor of Benjamin’s sleep; she’s here to knock your socks off by assessing your sleep patterns, arranging bedtime snacks and sleep-inducing massages, and recommending the perfect place to lay your head from the personalized pillow menu.
7. Gondola massage, Loews Coronado Bay Resort –San Diego, California
It’s hard to imagine enjoying an hour of paddling through Venice’s tiny sewers and crowded passage canals while a striped guy laughs “O sole mio.” So this laid-back San Diego resort attempts to recreate the most romantic aspects (aboard a 33-foot gondola outfitted by two professional masseuses) in the enchanting privacy of the Coronado Cays. buono.
6. Pet amenities, Luxurious hotel — Portland, OR
This place rolls out the red carpet for your four-legged plus one with personalized bedding, bowls, toys, and treats. Your rendez-vous could Send you for some privacy, though, as they also offer pet room service, dog massages, and in-room psychic readings for dogs. Too bad for man’s best friend, selfish doggie.
5. Pleasure Menu, The Drake Hotel -Toronto, Canada
We’ll air it – hotel beds are getting a lot of action. But when you’re traveling, you might be hesitant to flaunt your favorite frisky liquids and gels in that oh-so-unsexy TSA tub. Enter the in-room Pleasure menu, from which you can order quirky gear like feathers, bondage tape, whips, and even a 24-karat gold dildo. That you will want to take home in your checked luggage.
4. Suite Drive, Four Seasons –Los Angeles, CA
Why be at the mercy of dodgy taxi drivers and public transport when you can get behind the wheel of an exotic luxury car? A night’s stay at the regular room rate in one of Four Seasons LA’s top-level luxury suites gives you exclusive access to a selection of hot rides like a Maserati, Ferrari or Lamborghini. Go ahead and purchase the extra insurance this time.
3. Bathtub hammock, W Hotel — Mexico City, Mexico
Just as sleeping in a hotel tub can make international headlines, W Hotel Mexico City has introduced a hammock to keep your bathing dreams above water.
2. Soap Concierge, Riviera Maya Resort Tides –Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Most hotels offer heavily scented soaps and bath gels that you can pocket, but this resort takes toiletries to a whole new level with their soap concierge. Prepare to receive locally made soaps, in a variety of flavors and custom slices, throughout your stay.
1. Gold iPad, Burj Al Arab — Dubai, United Arab Emirates
It’s a 24-karat gold iPad. A fucking golden iPad! The Deluxe Tablet is offered to guests upon check-in to act as a virtual concierge throughout your stay. Host a private dinner, order room service and play Angry Birds like a sheikh.