Special Report

The Most Expensive Hotels in America

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5. Crosby Street Hotel
> Location: New York, New York
> Best price: $1,350 (Booking.com)

Filled with unique art and design features from its lobby to its drawing room to its sculpture garden, this hotel is appropriately located in New York’s SoHo district, which is known for its art galleries. Each guest room has a different decor, granite baths, and enormous windows. The hotel’s 12th-floor kitchen garden not only has fabulous views, but also it supplies the in-house restaurant with fresh produce. You may even find eggs on the menu from the rooftop chicken coop.

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4. Canyon Ranch
> Location: Tucson, Arizona
> Best price: $1,407 (Booking.com)

The Canyon Ranch in Tucson offers almost countless treatments for body, mind, and spirit. Fitness amenities include different sports, hiking, and multiple pools (for lap swimming, therapy, massage, or working out on underwater treadmills). For the mind, the wellness resort offers services to help with sleep disorders, grief, and stress management. Spiritual wellness includes tarot card reading, astrology, handwriting analysis, and developing your sixth sense.

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3. Four Seasons Hotel Boston
> Location: Boston, Massachusetts
> Best price: $1,545 (TiCATi.com)

Set in the historic Back Bay neighborhood, many rooms at the Four Seasons feature views of the Boston Public Garden or the city’s skyline. Marble bathrooms, a pool, spa, use of a house car, plus babysitting and cookie baking classes for kids are among this centrally located hotel’s amenities. Looking for a grand piano, a dining room to seat 10 with a service kitchen, or a surround-sound entertainment system? You’ll find those here, too.

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2. Luxury Mansion At Biltmore Estates
> Location: Phoenix, Arizona
> Best price: $2,000 (Vrbo)

Set on a golf course with views of Camelback Mountain, this Spanish-style mansion features hand-carved walls and ceilings and elaborate tile work throughout. Besides eight bedrooms, 11 baths, and three kitchens, amenities include a gym, sunbeds, a sauna, a movie theater, multiple fireplaces, a pool, and a Jacuzzi.

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1. Moana Lani
> Location: Urban Honolulu, Hawaii
> Best price: $3,490 (Vrbo)

Get away from it all with nine of your closest friends to this waterfront Oahu property. There are five bedrooms in the main house, each with its own bath, and a guest house, plus a half bath for guests. Outside, relax on the lanai (covered porch), watch whales and turtles from the water-side terrace, enjoy the pool, hot tub, fire pit and barbecue, or snorkel and kayak just steps from the house. Inside, find a pool table, ceiling fans, media room, and much more.

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