What Hotels Give You for $1,000 a Night
Big room, brilliant view, fawning staff ... you name it
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2012 4:12 PM CDT
Don't forget to tip her. After all you're probably a millionaire.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – What's $1,000 a night, when you can keep out the riff-raff, eat high on the hog, and get tickets to American Idol? That's the thinking these days at smaller chi chi hotels, where ultra-luxurious grand-a-night rooms are becoming more common, the Wall Street Journal reports. So just how do they pamper the 1% while 99-ers are lumping it at the Holiday Inn?

  • Big room, gorgeous view, and fawning 24-hour staff are givens—as are spas and top restaurants with short waiting lists.

  • A Montage resort in Utah greeted one family with hand-painted signs in their rooms, and procured them the aforementioned Idol tickets. "They can make anything you want to happen happen," says the mom.
  • Montage's Deer Valley resort also puts on your ski boots for you and even buckles them. When you return from the slope, staff awaits your little booties on bended knee.
  • Small, ultra-luxury hotels maintain a better overall appearance, whereas some top-rated larger hotels can grow tired-looking.
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