Hotel Living Meets Apartment Elegance


October 2, 2015 | BY Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

Boasting luxurious furnishings, impeccable services and state-of-the-art amenities, these homes-away-from-home serve as valuable investment opportunities for buyers

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A luxurious homes-away-from-home offers the indulgence of staying in a hotel while maintaining the privacy and comfort of being in your own home.

The growing popularity of apartments within hotels in recent years partially owed to the perks associated with such units. The apartment offers a layer of luxury by offering owners and guests alike with exclusive access to the hotel’s services and amenities.

Often referred to as “serviced apartments,” owners of these spaces have the opportunity to rent out the unit while they are not in use, doubling as a savvy investment property. Let’s embark on a journey around the globe by visiting some deluxe hotel living spaces listed below.

New York, NY

 $70,000,000 USD | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

New York - Located in the Pierre Hotel, this Fifth Avenue duplex apartment has 360-degree views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. The unit features hardwood floors along with state-of-the-art lighting and technology systems. A white-glove building, services and amenities include housekeeping, concierge and fitness center.

Dubai, UAE 

37,800,000 AED | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubai - A fully-furnished triplex apartment with its own private elevator, this residence is situated within The Fairmont Palm Hotel and Resort in Dubai. Featuring four terraces throughout, there are sweeping views of Palm Jumeriah, the Dubai Marina skyline and the Arabian Gulf. Hotel amenities available to residents include concierge services, valet personnel, use of the building’s beach and beach club, use of any of the four pools located on the premise and access to the gymnasium, Willow Stream Spa, on-site restaurants, cigar room, children’s club and business center.

Fort Worth, Texas 

$7,900,000 USD | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Fort Worth – This floor-through luxury penthouse is part of the Omni Residences, situated above the Omni Forth Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Sprawling across 10,000 square-feet, the apartment features floor-to-ceiling windows, five balconies and 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding city. Residents have access to all hotel amenities including maid service, room service, spa treatments, the fitness center and pool.

Miami Beach, Florida 

$1,500,000 USD | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Miami Beach – Featured in the W South Beach’s condo-hotel program, this beachfront apartment is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom turnkey property.  The residence offers world-class hotel services and amenities and access to the pool, cabanas and on-site restaurants.  Acclaimed design team Yabu Pushelberg furnished the unit.

Atlanta, Georgia  

$1,775,000 USD | Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Atlanta - As part of 1065 Midtown, this apartment is located on the top 11 floors of the Loews Atlanta Hotel. With three-bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, the unit features 12-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and custom cabinetry. 1065 Midtown residents have their own private amenity level with a heated rooftop pool, media room and lounge. In addition, concierge services including dog walking, car detailing, priority ticket purchasing and dry cleaning are available. Access to hotel amenities such as room service, housekeeping, catering, private chef service and on-site car rentals are also available.

San Diego, California 

$265,000 USD | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

San Diego - This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is part of the condo-hotel program at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Unit owners in the building have the option of adding their condo into the hotel’s rental program while it is not in use, offering them the opportunity to collect rental income. Additionally, owners are given exclusive access to the Green Room, a private open bar lounge within the hotel.

 Samana, Dominican Republic 

$135,000 USD | Holden Sotheby’s International Realty

Dominican Republic - Ready for immediate occupancy, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo comes fully furnished and is located within the Hotel Bannister.  The unit is ideal for boat-owners and comes with a mooring in the nearby Marina Puerto Bahia.  An exclusive Caribbean retreat between the mountains and the water, the apartment also boasts rental income potential.


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