Because the easiest way to score VIP treatment at a hotel is to either be rich or the ONLY guest, here are eight exclusive accommodations around the world that boast one single room -- and your host's undivided attention.
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One Room Hotel-- Prague, Czech Republic Size: Approx. 300sqft Rate: $900/nt This suite's the only spot in town where your view of the city won't be spoiled by the bizarre-looking Žižkov Television Tower. Why is that, you ask? Because it's ON TOP of said tower, 216ft up in the air. Even better, there's a restaurant and bar up there as well, accessible from your room via a private spiral staircase.
Life is Good-- Noord-Brabant, Netherlands Size: 420sqft Rate: $185/nt Built on an 18thC Dutch farm, the aptly named Life is Good hotel comes equipped with an outdoor garden, private fitness area, and infrared sauna, not to mention a cozy fireplace and small rooftop terrace.
Central Hotel -- Copenhagen, Denmark Size: 130sqft Rate: $330/nt Located in what was once a red-light district, above the smallest coffee shop in all of Copenhagen, this former cobbler's apartment which dates back to 1905 now sports a double bed, flat-screen TV, and super-cheap mini-bar (which is almost better than this one). It's run by a former prop and set designer who also owns nearby Granola Cafe, where you'll be enjoying your complimentary breakfasts.
A Room for London -- London, United Kingdom Size: 678sqft Rate: $500/nt for two, $200/nt solo It doesn't get much more exclusive than this boat-suite atop the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall; available only until the end of 2014, potential guests are required to win a lottery before they can shack up for a single night. Yes, just ONE. You're going to want to take a look inside, right here.
Hotel Droog -- Amsterdam, The Netherlands Size: 753sqft Rate: Available upon request Part of the Droog design company's headquarters, this art gallery/ shop/ cafe/ spa/ garden doubles (quintuples?) as, you guessed it, a hotel. The sole room for rent is upstairs, and features a full kitchen and bath, breathtaking city views, and killer natural lighting; like you, it's also equipped for business meetings and parties.
Casa Manni -- Rome, Italy Size: 900sqft Rate: $960/nt to $1500/nt, depending on the season This ultra-bespoke suite's built in a 17th-century palazzo in the heart of Rome and every window comes with a view -- even the one in the bathroom. Stocked with all the finest china and silver you don't have at home, it's run by a dude who owns his own olive oil company -- so expect a gift bottle of extra virgin before departing.
The One Hotel -- Siem Reap, Cambodia Size: 320sqft Rate: From $160/nt Founded by an American in one of Cambodia's up-and-coming resort towns, The One Hotel's two-level suite boasts a rainfall shower, custom teak wood bed, and exclusive rooftop terrace.
Havenkraan van Harlingen -- Harlingen, The Netherlands Size: 650sqft Rate: $438/nt Built inside a converted harbor crane, the hotel's part of a trio of unique accommodations in the area that also include a refurbished lighthouse and renovated lifeboat. The beauty of HvH is that guests, who take one of two elevators up to their suite (located in the former machine/control rooms), can actually change the view by rotating the cabin. Seriously, they let you drive the crane!
Gianni Jaccoma is an editorial assistant for Thrillist Travel, and his New York apartment would fit right in with these tiny hotels. Follow him on Twitter @gjaccoma.