Living the “Bling Empire” at Top Hotel Suites


The second season of “Bling Empire”, Netflix’s smash-hit reality tv show, has been confirmed and audiences around the world are remarkably excited. While we look forward to seeing those hilariously extravagant moments to reappear on our screens, there are ways we can turn that far-fetched fantasy into a reality of our own. Here is a list of the most lavish suites in luxury hotels from Mandarin Oriental and Dorchester Collection in Bling Empire’s well-loved city-Paris and around Asia.


The Presidential Suite at Hôtel Plaza Athénée

Most likely the exact suite the cast of Bling Empire lives in every time they visit Paris, The Presidential Suite at Hôtel Plaza Athénée is a pure splendour with an outstanding level of refinement. The interiors, crafted by Marie-José Pommereau, combine couture-house fabrics with eclectic, vintage finds to capture the very essence of French elegance. The luxurious suite also gives the best Parisian views from every angle, either overlooking avenue Montaigne or La Cour Jardin with its signature red awnings and cascades of ivy.


The Parisian Apartment at Mandarin Oriental, Paris

The elegant Parisian apartment at Mandarin Oriental, Paris is a single-level four-bedroom suite. Designed by French agency Gilles & Boissier, the suite features a bright and spacious dining room, a professionally-equipped kitchen and a spectacular 230-sqm private landscaped terrace that overlooks the hotel garden. Guests staying in the Parisian apartment can enjoy the ‘Coeur de Paris’ tea, a distinctive blend of Oolong tea with rose petals from the Paris region, made exclusively as an amenity at The Parisian Apartment. Guests will also have a chance to enjoy a two-Michelin star dining experience with Thierry Marx as their private chef.


Presidential Apartments at Le Meurice

Le Meurice has two signature presidential suites, Presidential Apartment Tuileries and Presidential Apartment Dalí. Both offering a rare luxury with uninterrupted views of the Tuileries Garden, the Presidential Apartment Tuileries is as grand and glorious as its namesake, with room after room revealing opulent furnishings, sumptuous fabrics and one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture, while the Presidential Apartment Dalí gives a taste of wonderland 18th century grandeur.


Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

The presidential suite at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is the largest hotel suite in Shanghai, spanning 788 sqm with contemporary interiors complemented by ornate Chinese artworks and sculptures. The two-bedroom suite has floor-to-ceiling windows boasting panoramic views over the iconic Huangpu River and the surrounding cityscape, and with two private rooftop gardens, each with views of Shanghai and the Huangpu River. It also has a gorgeous 50-sqm marble master bathroom with its own steam room and sauna. This suite is proudly the most expensive suite in Shanghai, with a starting rate at CNY 160,000 per night.


Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Located on the top floor of Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, the presidential suite combines classic opulence with a contemporary theme. The bathroom is renowned as the most beautiful hotel bathroom in Taiwan – it is elegantly and sumptuously designed and equipped with a stunning and spacious marble bathroom overlooking the city skyline. In addition, a private workout area, a separate walk-in steam shower and sauna room are perfect places for guests to unwind.


The Mandarin Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The two-bedroom Mandarin Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong are equipped with a living room, a dining area comfortably accommodating twelve guests, a kitchen, a master bedroom and a bathroom with a soaking tub and spa suite. With double height ceilings and a wall of glass in the living room, the suite enjoys mesmerising views of the surrounding skyline and Victoria Harbour.