For some well-heeled travelers, Pratesi linens and Carrara marble are what defines a luxury stay. But an increasing number of haute hotels now offer something beyond mere refinement: themed suites that promise both shut-eye and eye-popping escapism. “People are searching for that ‘wow’ factor,” says Nancy Novogrod, editor-in-chief of Travel + Leisure. “These are people who have seen a lot, and they want something to surprise and delight them – to experience a break from the everyday.”
With that in mind, we combed the globe to find whimsical, way-out rooms that are truly transporting. Click ahead to see 10 high-end fantasy hotel suites.
By Elizabeth Gerst
Posted 2 August 2012