Super Bowl Luxury Hotel Rooms Top $30 Grand
Watching the Super Bowl from the nicest hotel suites in New York City definitely tops braving the cold at Met Life Stadium—that is, if you have big money to spend.
The presidential suite at the Pierre costs $20,000 a night. Ryan Serhant from Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York showed INSIDE EDITION's Megan Alexander all the luxuries of this jewel box high above Fifth Avenue.
Serhant pointed out, "You have gold and paisley motif wallpaper. You have Murano chandeliers. You have individually stitched carpets. Everyone from Queen Elizabeth II to John Wayne to Lady Gaga has stayed at this hotel. This is the place to be."
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Over at the St. Regis, a suite will set you back $25,000-a-night. Two features we love about the St. Regis is a Bently is available in this hotel to all hotel guests at any time. The $25,000-a-night suite provides 24 hour butler service.
And what says New York luxury better than a suite at the iconic Plaza Hotel, complete with a baby grand piano? This one costs a whopping $30,000 a night. If you don't feel like going out, you can stay in and have 10 of your closets friends over for your own private dinner party.
The Plaza Suite is still available for Sunday's big game between the Broncos and the Seahawks, and it turns out there are plenty of regular hotel rooms available with prices dropping fast.
Rooms near Met Life Stadium that started at $347-a-night, have now dropped $100-a-night just since last Friday. About 45% of the hotels still have vacancies. [Source: Orbitz]
Hotel expert Anthony Melchiorri told INSIDE EDITION, "The New York market has 115,000 rooms just in the New York City market, not including New Jersey. So, demand is just not there."
And it's not just hotels. Ticket prices are also nose-diving, with the cheapest seat dropping 40% in price, from just over $3,400 to around $2,000 bucks. [Source: Seat-geek.com]
There are still 18,000 tickets unsold for the biggest game of the year.
The Super Bowl has been declared a Level 1 National Security event, and INSIDE EDITION's Les Trent got look at the unprecedented security.
It's all based at a secret location—command central for Super Bowl security and it's a monumental task.
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On Sunday, an army of security will man computers while K-9 dogs scan the crowd of 70,000 Super Bowl fans. Helicopters will fly overhead and patrol boats with infra-red cameras and underwater detection will watch the waterways that surround Met Life Stadium.
Surveillance cameras are trained on every part of the stadium, inside and out.
Security Commander, Lt. Col. Edward Cetnar of the New Jersey State Police told INSIDE EDITION, "It's an American tradition, the Super Bowl, and we know that 164 million people worldwide will have their eyes on New Jersey."