Plaza Hotel’s Astor Suite Is NYC’s Most Expensive Rental Apartment Ever

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you happen to have $165,000 lying around, you can rent the Grand Astor Suite at the Plaza Hotel – for one month.

The renovated fifth-floor apartment, which spans approximately 5,087 square feet, sits on the most coveted corner of the building, where it faces both Central Park and Fifth Avenue.

PHOTOS: The Plaza Hotel’s Astor Suite

1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa also got a grand tour of the posh digs on Thursday.

1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa Reports From The Plaza

“The same artisans that rebuilt Windsor Castle’s interior after it burned down several years ago were hired to build this library,” real estate agent Melanie Lazenby told Papa.

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John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor are just some of the names who have stayed in the 4-bedroom, 6-bathroom apartment, which is furnished with fine linens and antiques.

John Jacob Astor VI once stayed in the now-private residence. After World War II, the rooms became the Presidential Suite, available on a nightly basis.

The now-private residence is currently owned by someone in the fashion industry, who won’t be living in it for awhile.

Would you consider dropping $165K per month for the suite?  Let us know in the comments section below…

  • dvec

    i think the WHITE HOUSe trumps that, Obama the renter in chief has cost us EIGHT TRILLION in two years.

    time to EVICT him

  • Mencken

    “No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.” ~ H. L. Mencken

  • Max17

    I hope Drudge takes the headline down before Chewbacca sees it and has to make an emergency flight from Hawaii to NY for a lengthy stay.

    • Spanky

      Maybe a couple dozen of those members in her entourage who didn’t get to go to Hawaii could stay in the Astor Suite until the First Ho returns (in one jet with Barry following a few hours later in another).

  • Spanky

    Has the Firs’ Ho and her entourage stayed there yet?

  • Bob

    You libtards couldn’t afford a trailer in Mississippi.

    • notBob

      Ever been to Mississippi Bob?

  • James Johnson

    This is an excellent piece of reporting because it has provoked all these
    hilarious replies. Especially like Hussein Mohammed’s, but how rudely elitist ?!?!
    Ho Hum, another Arab billionaire whom I would never invite to dinner chez moi.

  • Christopher

    If I had that much $$$ to blow, I would spend $1k at what would still be a classy room and give the rest to a complete stranger.

    • Mick

      Yeah, sure you would.

    • aCapitalist

      How genorous from one who does not even know what it is like to have $1000 at one time. What an Rword.

    • Crapkiller

      You sound like the US government taking from those who have and giving it to slackers who have nothing but a little bit of dope left.

  • Matthew Dunnyveg

    The people who will rent these accommodations may have lots of money, but they have no class. Ostentatious displays of wealth are as vulgar as bragging about how smart or good-looking one is.

    Paying in excess of five grand a night for what amounts to a hotel room is proof that a fool and his money are soon parted. If somebody wants to prove how trashy they are, they can do it for a lot less than 165k.

    • To Talpsy Cho

      Obviously if they can pay more than $5,000 a night, they probably won’t be parted with their money too quickly!

    • John Montalvo


    • aCapitalist

      So now you and libs like you want to determine what the max one should pay for a room with THEIR MONEY? No wonder the majority in this country ar rejecting your Nazism on a daily basis.

    • dvec

      I could be trashy for MUCH less than that.

      I could be extremely trashy for 10K a night.

  • imagol4

    Not a chance. In my part of the country, I could buy a 3,000 sq ft house, on a 1 acre lot, for $165,000 (or less). And I wouldn’t have to put up with city noise, neighbors on the other side of the wall, etc. Why anyone would even consider renting, any apartment, not just this one, is beyond me. I’ve seen Central Park, not much to look at if you ask me. And 5th avenue? Who cares, it’s just like any other city street, dirty, noisy, and crowded with rude people. No thanks.

    • Cho Psytot Al

      Is that in Kentucky? Obviously nobody wants to live where you do!

    • Ryan

      Everyone has different views on what the best place to live is. I am with you on this and while I love visiting New York I could never live there.

    • To Talpsy Cho


  • To Talpsy Cho

    Yes. It would be so awesome to stay in the same room that some famous person in the past stayed in. I mean, it would be like I was almost a part of them. Wow!

  • stanley macneill

    hell no i’ll rather stay at the ritz carlton

    • Hussein Mohammed

      Since you can’t even capitalize Ritz Carlton properly, you probably have never stayed there. Plus they probably don’t have a Ritz Carlton in village you live in!

      • aCapitalist

        While you wish to criticize others for capitalization you may want to re-read your dumb post. Start with the part ” in village….”, you mentally challenged person.

  • MrLogical

    Rent it out to the OWS kids. A lot of them have parents who could afford thus.

    • Spanky


  • rita singh

    i will not even pay 165 cents!!!

    • Mo Wor Kfor Me

      Because you don’t even have 165 cents. Get a job!

  • man from old ways

    not worth one dollar

  • Ramon Maroulis


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