Inside the most elite hotel in Paris, where Marie Antoinette took piano lessons and suites cost up to $56,000 a night

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Inside the most elite hotel in Paris, where Marie Antoinette took piano lessons and suites cost up to $56,000 a night

There are few places in the world where you can wake up feeling like royalty — but the famed Hotel de Crillon in Paris certainly qualifies.

Hotel de Crillon in Paris, France
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel

Located in the ritzy Place de la Concorde, the historic hotel was designed by the architect of the Palace of Versailles. In 2017, after a $200 million renovation, the Parisian landmark was reborn.

CNBC took a look inside Crillon's most expensive suites in a recent episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."

Hotel de Crillon in Paris, France
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Hotel de Crillon in Paris, France

For $38,000 per night, guests can awake in a mega-suite designed by Karl Lagerfeld called "Les Grands Appartements." The fashion icon's vision of chic French decor blends old and new; from the original marble sink from the Palace of Versailles, to the ultra-modern bookcase that opens with a push of a button to reveal a secret dressing room.

Les Grands Appartements at the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Les Grands Appartements at the Hotel de Crillon

The suite also features a room inspired by Lagerfeld's beloved cat, Choupette, complete with a carpet designed to look like cat scratch marks.

The Choupette suite in Les Grands Appartements
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
The Choupette suite in Les Grands Appartements

Every room in the 3,000-square-foot residence offers stunning views of the Paris skyline, even from the 2-ton Carrara marble bathtub.

"We had to reinforce the floor to make sure that the bath doesn't go on the third floor," says Hotel de Crillon Managing Director Marc Raffray.

Two-ton Carrara marble bathtub in the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Two-ton Carrara marble bathtub in the Hotel de Crillon

If guests are looking for even grander accommodations, they can book the largest hotel suite in Paris for a staggering $56,000 per night.

The Marie Antoinette Suite at the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
The Marie Antoinette Suite at the Hotel de Crillon

The opulent oasis includes three individual suites and two ballrooms, which took years and hundreds of craftsmen to restore.

"All the hard work has been done exactly as if it was done in the past," says Raffray.

The expansive quarters are literally fit for royalty; the former Queen of France Marie Antoinette once took piano lessons here. Two centuries later, in an adjoining ballroom, the League of Nations was established.

Salon des Aigles at the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Salon des Aigles at the Hotel de Crillon

Crillon counts celebrities including Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Madonna and Taylor Swift among its guests. Now, the hotel's A-list visitors can also enjoy a wealth of new VIP perks, such as an in-house barber shop, custom fitted with chairs made from 1960s Aston Martin leather interiors, and a brand-new subterranean pool with gleaming gold tiles.

Subterranean pool at the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Subterranean pool at the Hotel de Crillon

Or, they can head to the gilded bar, where they can sip more than 213 kinds of Champagne under a restored hand-painted ceiling.

Bar Les Ambassadeurs at the Hotel de Crillon
Hotel de Crillon a Rosewood Hotel
Bar Les Ambassadeurs at the Hotel de Crillon

"We really want the Hotel de Crillon to be more like a private mansion than a hotel," said Raffray. "We embrace the sense of place."

Watch an all new episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich," Thursday at 10pm ET/PT on CNBC.

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