Customer service, room design, location, recreation services and food are all relevant features in a hotel. But what truly sets a hotel apart is the view it offers. From a modern city’s skyline, to the lush Caribbean nature, these 10 hotel room views and terrace views will leave you speechless. Get ready to refine your bucket list!
1. Hotel Hassler, Roma
Set atop the Spanish Steps beside the Trinità dei Monti church, Hotel Hassler is one of Rome’s most famous luxury hotels. Many of its rooms provide legendary views of the Eternal City. The Michelin-starred restaurant Imàgo located on the 6th floor of the hotel also offers an exceptional view over the Italian capital, together with a fine dining experience.
2. Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro by Intercity
Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro is a modern hotel run by Preferred Hotels&Resorts, the world’s largest independent luxury hotel collection. Located right in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, the hotel boasts rooms and suites with a cutting-edge design and with a spectacular view of the Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer). Guests can also enjoy music playing the entire day, a regional culinary experience, and creative signature cocktails.
3. Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India
Located only 600 meters from the famous Taj Mahal, it’s not surprising that the Oberoi Amarvilas offers one of the most breathtaking views in the world. This UNESCO World Heritage Site can be seen from all rooms and suites of the five-star hotel. Additionally, guests can enjoy a superbe dinner experience beside the silhouette of the Taj Mahal, or book spa therapies with Taj Mahal views.
4. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
Designed in harmony with Caribbean nature by the architect Nick Troubetzkoy, Jade Mountain is a celebration of St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. The property is located above the private estate of Anse Chastenet, bordering two sand beaches with pristine coral reefs. Jade Mountain’s suites (called “sanctuaries”) are the perfect settings to enjoy extraordinary views of St. Lucia’s twin peaks, the Pitons World Heritage Site, and the Caribbean Sea.
5. Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France
Nestled in the Golden Triangle of Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel George V is an art-deco landmark that was built in 1928. Its oversized suites with Eiffel Tower views are the perfect option for a romantic stay. The hotel also boasts a new spa, an elegant swimming pool, a courtyard, and three restaurants with five Michelin stars among them, serving some of the best food.
6. Shangri-La at the Shard, London, UK
This spectacular hotel occupies 18 floors of The Shard, Western Europe’s tallest building. Hotel guests can enjoy panoramic skyline views of the whole city overlooking the River Thames. The hotel boasts more than 200 rooms with sophisticated décor, three fine dining restaurants, and London’s highest hotel infinity pool on level 52.
7. Hotel Salto Chico Explora Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Chile
Nestled in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, Hotel Salto Chico Explora Patagonia enjoys incredible views of the entire Paine Massif with its captivating landscape of glaciers, mountains and lakes. The lodge boasts easy access to key areas in the park, a waterfall, and direct access to the French Valley trailhead. The best views can be enjoyed by the six Exploradores Suites, which offer a breathtaking scene of Lake Pehoé and the Paine Massif.
8. Memmo Alfama Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal
Located in the picturesque district of Alfama in the heart of Lisbon, Memmo Alfama Hotel offers to its guests panoramic views over the colorful Portuguese neighborhood and the tagus river. The contemporary hotel is perfectly integrated with its surroundings and it’s only a few steps away from the city cathedral and the São Jorge Castle.
9. Grand Bretagne, Athens, Greece
This luxury hotel with five stars offers breathtaking views over the towering Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square, Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill and the original Olympic Stadium. Built in 1842 right at the heart of the Constitution Square, Hotel Grande Bretagne features a bar terrace where guests can watch the changing of the guards while sipping a cocktail, and a romantic roof restaurant terrace with a view over the Acropolis.
10. Ritz-Carlton, Singapore
Located in the famous location of Marina Bay, this hotel offers a panoramic view of the city. The hotel features luxury accommodations, an art collection with more than 4,000 pieces, a Club Lounge, a spa, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and a fine Asian restaurant.