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Daily Daydream: Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva

If your answer to the question “how do you sleep at night?” is “atop a pile of money” (as Rainer Wolfcastle once said), then the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson is the room for you. Ranked by CNN in 2011 as the world’s most expensive hotel suite, one night at this hotel costs around $65,000 per night. You could buy somewhere to sleep forever (a whole house!) for that kind of money, but it wouldn’t be as nearly as nice as this suite.

Your Geneva penthouse takes up the entire eighth floor and features 12 rooms, 12 bathrooms, billiards, a grand piano, your own personal fitness center, a private elevator, terrace, and amazing views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.

Don’t worry, the suite also has bulletproof doors and windows to protect you from the haters.

Where is it? On the edge of Lake Geneva, in Switzerland.

Where to stay? In the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson, of course! If you have to downgrade to a commoner room, the perfectly nice regular rooms at the hotel start at 450 CHF (about $472 US dollars; see for current exchange rates).

What else should I know? You can’t book the Royal Penthouse Suite online, so have your people call or e-mail the hotel directly for reservations.

Who’s it for? Uncle Scrooge, lottery winners, billionaires, anyone with a very high credit limit.

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