12 Hotel Views That’ll Blow Your Mind

Stunning views are said to be de rigueur at many hotels across the globe. Whether they offer the sight of Asian elephants, colorful cityscapes, tropical fish, or verdant mountains, the views are awesome. Without further adieu, here are 12 hotel views that’ll blow your mind.

1. Sixty SoHo, US


The Sixty SoHo is located in New York City, New York. Mind you, veteran visitors agree that choosing one’s favorite Big Apple hotel view is similar to having to pick your favorite kid. Nevertheless, once you hit Sixty Soho’s rockin’ rooftop A60, you’ll see there’s definitely a winner here. Here you’ll come across the cool kids sucking down decadent crafty cocktails, chowing down Thai dishes from the popular eatery Kittichai, and Instagramming the superb sunsets.

2. The Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, France


The Shangri-La Paris Hotel, Paris offers rooms with a view of the famous Eiffel Tower. Yes, it comes with a price tag, but the view is worth splurging. You can see the world-famous landmark from over half of the rooms.  In some suites, you can see the iconic landmark from the comfort of your private bathtub with a chilled glass of champagne by your side.

3. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

If you’re into underwater views, stop right here in The Neptune and Poseidon Suites at the popular Atlantis the Palm Dubai. Additionally, in the well-known Ambassador Lagoon Aquarium, you can see over 65,000 denizens of the deep from under your sheets thanks to a great floor-to-ceiling window that allows you to gaze out into the fish-filled water. What’s more, you can have your butler bring you a cocktail or three and even fill you in on a few of the species there.

4. Jade Mountain, St Lucia

The sky meets the mountain meets the sea at Jade Mountain in St. Lucia. This is one of the very best views of the beauteous Caribbean. The hotel’s guest rooms, known as “sanctuaries” feature private infinity pools and great outdoor Jacuzzis from which you can see the Pitons and the blue crystal water. Those who have been, say it is so highly intoxicating that you will never ever want to leave.

5. The Oberoi Amarvilas, India

Travel experts agree that if you want a view truly fit for royalty, the palatial Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra is the place. Be it the smallest single guest room to the most luxurious suite, every one of the rooms here offers visitors a view of the world-famous Taj Mahal. This magnificent mausoleum is a major focal point on every single floor of the hotel. You can see it from nearly every angle. The light-flooded lounge comes complete with turquoise washed wood, a glittering gold dome ceiling, and an impressive stone terrace that overlooks Agra.

6. The Lion Sands River Lodge, South Africa

The Lion Sands River Lodge can be found deep in the dark heart of the popular Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Here you can relax with a cool cocktail on a private deck while taking in the view of the big five. Here you’ll be given the chance to experience more than the standard safari. The treehouses and thatched villas come complete with viewing platforms that offer guests great views of the well-known Kruger National Park. You can see the local wildlife from your suite or even your alfresco shower.

7. Soneva Kiri, Thailand

The Soneva Kiri is ensconced on the remote, largely unspoiled isle of Koh Kood. While some hotels have spas and pools, Thailand’s tropical Soneva Kiri Resort boasts its very own observatory especially made for celestial viewing. Veteran visitors add that at different times throughout the year traveling astronomers travel here to this hotel to provide the guests with numerous stargazing tips.

8. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Canada

The famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise can be found on the shores of lovely Lake Louise in the very heart of Banff National Park in Alberta. This resort is surrounded by towering Victoria Glacier, emerald-colored Lake Louise, and rugged mountain peaks. The park itself is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site.

9. Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini


Known the world over for its elegance and tranquility, the glossy white Andronis Luxury Suites offer views that are reported to be so very beautiful they will “make your eyes ache.” Take in the view of the Zen-reminiscent, dreamy patina of crystal blue water and sky that match the classic cerulean domed roofs of the village homes. The picture is completed by Santorini’s majestic volcanic crater in the background.

10. Palazzo Murat Hotel, Italy


Anyone who has been there knows the Amalfi Coast is incredible. The ivy-covered Palazzo Mural Hotel is situated in the village of Positano in Campania. This was once a 17th-century royal villa. It looks out over the famous coastline offering a view of tiny fishing boats and brightly-colored buildings. To complete the Italian experience, slip into your barely-there bathing suit, grab a glass of delicious limoncello and take in some sun by the pretty pool.


11. 25Hours Hotel Bikini Berlin, Germany

The 25Hours Hotel Bikini Berlin has been described by some travel writers as a funky “crash pad” that comes complete with “stylish extras” and “quirky views.” Located next to the city’s popular zoo, this hoppin’ hotel has rooms that overlook the ape and elephant enclosures.

The rooms come complete with window-side hammocks and binoculars too. During the day you can kick it in your hammock and see how the animals play. After dinner, hang out at the hotel’s hot urban jungle–styled rooftop bar.  It offers patrons wonderful 360-degree views of the German metropolis.

12. Lebua at State Tower, Thailand


Finally, the Lebua at State Tower in Bangkok offers visitors a rooftop scene that lives up to the hype. The capital city hotel’s Sky Bar is a vertigo-inducing 820 feet up.  It hosts everyone from business execs to hot Hollywood A-listers.  Dine at the highest alfresco restaurant on the planet, Lebua’s Sirocco. Sample a mango Poptail and enjoy the impressive panoramic view of the Bangkok skyline.


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