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World’s 6 Best Hotels With Skyline Views

Want to enjoy the bright lights of the big city, and be able to take in a spectacular skyline view right from your hotel room? You’ll find a number of fabulous options across the globe. Iconic destinations like Paris with its Eiffel Tour to New York’s spectacular Manhattan skyline, Tokyo, Hong Kong and beyond await, offering something for just about every traveler.

Hotel Hassler Roma, Rome, Italy Hotel Hassler Roma
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Hotel Hassler Roma, Rome, Italy

Renowned as one of Rome’s most famous luxury hotels, Hotel Hassler Roma sits right atop the Spanish Steps and offers legendary views of the Eternal City. Book Room 501 and you can enjoy a direct view of the church towers and a two-person balcony with a view of St. Peter’s and Janiculum Hill. On the 6th floor is the Michelin-starred Imago, providing the chance to dine on exceptional Italian fare while taking in a commanding view across the city. The Amorvero Spa, available only to guests, offers massages on the terrace.

Plaza Athenee, Paris, France

Plaza Athenee, Paris, France

A five-star Paris property, the over-the-top Plaza Athenee lies on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, the most sophisticated avenue of Haute Couture, with a view of the Champs-Elysées on one end and the Eiffel Tower on the other. Its steps away from both the iconic landmark and the River Seine, with the Classic Eiffel Suites that are typical of 19th-century Paris, offering spectacular views of The Tower. All guest rooms feature pillow menus and minibars that can be customized with a choice of 80 liquors, and some includ balconies with postcard-perfect views of the Eiffel Tower. The very best may be the duplex apartment, Suite 750, that boasts an unrivaled vista of the majestic Iron Lady and the City of Lights. Guests can also enjoy the elegant spa with a Turkish bath and five Michelin-star restaurants.

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InterContinental Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The InterContinental Hong Kong is known for its old-school luxury and its breathtaking city views. No matter which room you choose, you’re likely to enjoy a skyline view, with nearly two-thirds looking out onto Victoria Harbor and Wan Chai across the water. If money isn’t a concern, the Presidential Suite has its own skyline-view terrace and a living room. The hotel also offers 24-hour butler service, free smartphones, and five highly-acclaimed restaurants.

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Corinthia Hotel, London

One of the top luxury hotels in London, the Corinthia Hotel is housed within a beautiful Victorian building and sits at the doorstep of some of the city’s most popular attractions, like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Leicester Square. From the River Suite, guests enjoy the very best views that include the River Thames and the London Eye. The property also hosts a magnificent spa that offers lavish treatments and extraordinarily indulgent relaxation areas, a mini-branch of Harrods and a hair salon.

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Le Meridien, San Francisco, California

Located in the heart of San Francisco, Le Meridien offers the chance to conveniently enjoy the city’s rich culture, tradition and activities, many of which are just steps away. You can hop on the iconic Cable Car just outside the hotel entrance to visit many of the area attractions from Union Square and Chinatown to Fisherman’s Wharf, while the famous Embarcadero Shopping Center is right next door. Dining is outstanding at the in-house Park Grill, with a menu featuring upscale Californian cuisine for breakfast and lunch, as well as Bar 333, a Mediterranean bistro with an extensive wine list, open in the evening hours. The highlight of this 24-story high-rise is the breathtaking view of the city skyline and the bay from the upper floors.

Andaz Tokyo Hotel, Japan

Andaz Tokyo Hotel, Japan

The Andaz Tokyo Hotel offers a blissful escape from the chaos of the city below. As it sits across the 47th through the 52nd floors of the Toranomon Hills skyscraper, every floor, room and common area pretty much guarantees an incredible city skyline view. The rooftop bar on the 52nd floor specializes in cocktails made from seasonal fruits and high-grade teas, so you can sip while soaking up that vista. The luxurious spa on the 37th floor provides even more breathtaking cityscapes. Ideal for those who want the views and the chance to take in the art scene, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Suntory Museum of Art and the Mori Art Museum are all nearby.

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