Penthouses to Ring in the New Year in Style

Nothing sets good vibes for the New Year like spending the night in one of the world's most sought-after penthouses. Whether you're the life of the party or in the mood for a quiet getaway, a penthouse is a perfect way to welcome 2022.

From New York City to Monaco, here is our exclusive list of the best penthouses for your New Years' celebration. 

ESPACIO The Jewel of Waikiki – Honolulu, HI

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One of the most sought-after suites in Hawaii, ESPACIO’s oceanfront Penthouse Suite provides an extraordinary experience for guests, offering world-class amenities, and unparalleled panoramic views of where the ocean and sky meet. Those who book for New Year’s Eve will have the best seat in the house to enjoy Waikiki’s annual firework show.

The suite occupies an entire floor of its own and comes complete with a private elevator entry, an expansive living space, two separate bedrooms, a workspace den, three and a half bathrooms with TOTO Washlets, a fully equipped chef’s kitchen with Thermador and Miele appliances, dry sauna, and a spacious private balcony with a jacuzzi and daybed.

Other complimentary services include daily continental breakfast, butler and concierge, complimentary premium car rental (subject to availability), round-trip luxury airport transportation, two bottles of wine, wine card (one-time $50 credit), complimentary contactless in-suite shopping by Neiman Marcus, admission for (2) to Bishop Museum, admission for (2) to Honolulu Museum of Art, and preferred spa pricing.

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InterContinental New York Barclay – New York, NY

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Soaring above the Manhattan skyline guests will find the opulent Harold S Vanderbilt Penthouse Suite. Spreading out across an impressive 2700 Sq ft, this suite offers guests extensive living space, a kitchen, personal gym, and multiple rooms. Outside guests will find their very own 1300 sq ft private outdoor terrace, with dramatic skyline views and plenty of space to spread out. This holiday season the hotel is offering an impressive NYE package within the suite, where guests can enjoy the following.

Herald in 2022 in the Harold S. Vanderbilt Penthouse

  • Long weekend stay in Harold S. Vanderbilt Penthouse Suite Dec.30 – Jan 2
  • Arrive in style; Helicopter transfer from the airport via Blade into the city to/from the airport with car service to get to and from hotel
  • Outdoor Terrace set up with heaters, luxurious blankets for outdoor live streaming of the ball drop, and all fixings for the countdown
  • Jazzy brunch for up to four (4) guests in-suite New Year’s Day with Jazz Trio for entertainment
  • Private candle making class with Thompson Ferrier New Year’s Day, guests may take home candles they make
  • 2,022,000 IHG Rewards Points

Package available from $100,000.00 for three (3) nights. Custom enhancements available.

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Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo – Monaco 

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Book the entire top-floor penthouse this year at Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo for a luxurious New Year’s Eve celebration fit for royalty. Spanning approximately 4,300 square feet (four times the average NYC apartment), the top-floor collection is priced at around $55,500/night and includes seven stunning suites, each with its own unique atmosphere designed by iconic French designer Jacques Garcia.

The experience also allows the whole group to ring in 2022 with exclusive services such as private check-in within the suite, a butler, unpacking/repacking services, a pillow menu, and helicopter transfers. Top off the New Year’s fête by watching midnight fireworks backdropped by stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea from The Carré d'Or Suite’s lush, outdoor terrace.

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The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club - St. Petersburg, FL

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This year, guests can pay homage to the history of The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, which first opened in 1925 on New Year’s Eve, by ringing in the new year with a stay in the resort’s luxurious Presidential Suite.

The 1,420 square-foot suite boasts separate living and dining areas, an elegant bedroom with a master bath, an Instagram-worthy wet bar, and a spacious balcony overlooking the Tampa Bay—perfect for toasting 2022 without leaving your suite.  

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The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club - Honolulu, HI

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The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club is known for its ode to old Hawaii with its retro, midcentury modern décor. This year, they’ve taken it up a notch with the launch of their new penthouse suite in collaboration with a popular online marketplace, Society6.

The Society6 Penthouse Suite was designed by local, Oahu-based artists, Derive Collective and Cheyenne Kanani, and is completely shippable! The collection features art prints, accent pillows, beach towels, coasters, outdoor furniture, blankets, and more designed by both Hawaii-based artists and those inspired by the islands’ tropical aesthetic If guests have an eye on a collection piece in the suite, they can go home with it as long as they purchase it through The Surfjack Collection.

To celebrate, the one-bedroom suite flaunts a large lanai that overlooks Honolulu and guests are gifted string lights for self-decorating and a new year ambiance!

JW Marriott Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids, MI

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Those looking to celebrate the end of 2021 with a combination of midwestern charm and luxury can book the JW Marriott Grand Rapids’ Executive Suite, which boasts a king bed, marble bathroom, living and sitting area, sweeping views of the Grand River and skyline, and even access to the JW Marriott Grand Rapids’ helipad for those who prefer to make a grand—or discreet—entrance.

The suite also gives guests access to the JW Marriott Grand Rapids executive lounge with complimentary food and nonalcoholic drinks. Guests looking for more action without leaving the hotel can purchase tickets to its Ballroom Bash for a night of music, dancing, and late-night bites on New Year’s Eve. 

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JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa – Orlando, FL

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Travelers looking for the best view of the Orlando fireworks this New Year’s Eve can book the 2,025 square feet Luxury Suite at the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa.

The modern, one-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom top-floor suite,  complete with floor-to-ceiling windows, a separate dining room, and a balcony with lounge furniture, offers guests a front-row seat to the fireworks at Disney World and throughout the city.

Guests who want to venture out of the suite on NYE can attend the resort’s Asian-inspired rooftop illume’s Bonenkai celebration with live music and a midnight champagne toast, and utilize its 10,000 square foot spa on New Year’s Day for some R&R.

Hotel Drover - Fort Worth, TX

Hotel Drover, the new Western-inspired Autograph Collection hotel in Fort Worth’s revitalized historic Stockyards District, features a chic Presidential Suite for those looking to ring in the new year cowboy style.

The spacious suite features a luxe bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate dining and living room, a work area for remote work, an indulgent soaking tub with Los Poblanos artisan bath products, and two romantic terraces with an indoor/outdoor fireplace for cozying up in Texas’s mild winter weather.

The stylish suite, which also boasts handcrafted leather items from King Ranch and furniture from Rios, both made locally in the Stockyards, is a great jumping-off point for guests who want to hit the town on New Year’s, as it’s a short walking distance from all the Stockyards hot spots, like Billy Bob’s Texas, the largest honky tonk in the world.

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The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville – Nashville, TN

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21 stories above downtown Nashville and ideal for entertaining, the 2,175-square-foot Presidential Suite at The Joseph Nashville are rich with pristinely executed and evocative details and amenities. From the striking Italian marble to the panoramic glass windows showcasing a beautiful view of the city of Nashville, the captivating design of the hotel’s Presidential Suite is an inviting haven and the perfect celebratory spot to spend New Year’s Eve.

During a stay in this lavish suite, guests can also ring in 2022 in style at the hotel’s distinct dining outlets, Yolan, fine Italian dining, and Denim, swanky rooftop bar. Yolan will host two seatings of its dazzling food and wine affair, Vigilia di Capodanno, where guests journey through multiple courses of authentic Italian dishes.

The next day, diners can also savor the first meal of the year with a New Year’s Day Brunch, complete with favorites like Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. For an aptly elevated New Year’s Eve rooftop experience, the hotel brings its Midnight Blue at Denim. This lively affair features expertly crafted cocktails starring La Luna mezcal, Gran Dovejo tequila, and Gustoso rum, as guests revel in relaxed luxury with skyline views, celebratory vibes, and a curated soundtrack by guest DJ, Feelz.

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