To offer guests amenities that they’ll remember, luxury hotels and resorts go an extra step and offer over-the-top perks and unique amenities for travelers who enjoy the finer things in life. But sometimes, it’s the little touches that count. A unique offer becoming more common throughout the most elegant of hotel suites are instruments, an amenity that may normally be overlooked is now becoming a favorite amongst guests.
Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, InterContinental New York Barclay mixes classic New York glamour with modern luxury and style. To address the needs of its guests, which include heads of state, royalty, and refined travelers, the focal point in The Presidential Suite at the hotel is a baby grand piano. It is situated in a sun-soaked section of the suite overlooking the city skyline.
The E-WOW Penthouse Suite at the iconic W South Beach is a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom, 2,056-square-foot getaway that boasts four balconies, a terrace, a piano, telescope, rooftop plunge pool, impressive book collection, rooftop garden, and more. Guests staying in the hotel receive access to W South Beach’s signature W Insider team to provide (literally) whatever they want, whenever they want it. The extravagant Penthouse Suite also includes a piano for guests to play on.
The 2,175-square-foot Presidential Suite at The Joseph Nashville is rich with pristinely executed and evocative details and amenities, from the striking Italian marble to the panoramic glass windows showcasing a beautiful view of the city of Nashville. Adjacent to the suite’s commanding marble bar with seating for 8, the Presidential Suite is home to a fully restored, 1920s-era Steinway Model A salon grand piano with the self-playing feature. Guests will enjoy listening to the smooth sounds of this Rolls-Royce of musical instruments while lounging on the living room’s wrap-around sofa and oversized chairs.
Vacasa, North America’s largest vacation rental platform, offers two unique properties in the live music capital of the world that are perfect for music-loving travelers. Bear Creek Modern is a four-bedroom property featuring a cozy “music room” with musical instruments like piano, guitar, and records. This home is owned by a producer and has a recording studio on site (though, unfortunately, it’s not available for guest use).
Modern Dream sits in a prime location just a few minutes from downtown Austin with modern touches throughout, and most notably, a blue Peal drum set with an amp and vinyl record player.