LONDON LANESBOROUGH George W. Bush was scheduled to bunk at Buckingham Palace on his state visit last week, but this three-bedroom suite compares well. It costs $8,340 a night, but you get your money's worth: your own butler and a chauffeur-driven Bentley for the duration of your stay.
PARIS GEORGES V Just one bedroom, but it's lavishly furnished with fabric-covered walls, crystal chandeliers and original French paintings from the 18th and 19th century. The suite features a private sauna, steam and fitness room. All this for just $7,415 a night. Not grand enough? For an additional $3,000, you can upgrade to the Royal Suite and get an extra bedroom and double the space.
NEW YORK MANDARIN ORIENTAL For $12,000 a night, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Central Park and the New York City skyline at this 5-star hotel, which opened two weeks ago. Luxuries include silk-padded walls, hand-crafted oriental rugs, onyx bathrooms and a top-of-the-line entertainment system with a room all to itself.
HONG KONG PENINSULA Designed to CIA and MI5 security specifications which require it to be sandwiched between two floors of guest rooms this suite is truly fit for a President. The perks include a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, private elevator to the helicopter pad and a security post outside the room. A snip at $5,500 a night.
DUBAI BURJ AL ARAB Big-spending guests at the world's tallest hotel get their own individual business center and private elevator service between the two floors of the suite. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide breathtaking views of the Gulf, and guests can pamper themselves with a wide range of full-size Hermès toiletries, all for just $5,435 a night.