World’s Most Beautiful Hotel Room Views
Travel is all about discovering new places. Every new destination offers a new experience. There is so much to do and see when we visit a new destination. You can visit popular cultural and tourist attractions, taste new foods and basically feel the energy of each new place. But your experiences shouldn’t end when you return to your hotel room.
We all have a different set of criteria for what we consider a good hotel room. Cleanliness is essential, but too often we overlook the most important purpose of staying in a hotel and that is experiencing the new destination we have chosen to travel to.
A good hotel room should be so much more than just four walls and a bed. A room with a spectacular view should be able to show you the local scenery from a different perspective so with that in mind, we’ve selected 10 of the most stunning hotel room views in the world that you simply have to see for yourself.
Katikies Hotel, Oia, Santorini, Greece
Picture yourself being woken up by the morning sun and looking directly out to the brilliant blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Santorini offers breath-taking views at every turn and the Katikies Hotel captures these views from every vantage point you can imagine. It is set 300 ft. above the world famous caldera of Santorini. Enjoy the best views this magical place has to offer, whether you are sitting on your terrace watching the sunrise, or enjoying cocktails as the sun sets, this is one place where sunshine and perfect views will leave a memorable and lasting impression.
Oberoi Armavilas, Agra, India
One of the most iconic landmarks in the world is the Taj Mahal in India. Situated on the Yamanu River and built in 1632, it is a stunning building made of ivory-white marble. It’s hard to imagine that the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum that was commissioned by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan as a tribute to his favourite wife. The surrounding grounds are just as breath-taking as the building itself.
The Oberoi Armavilas Hotel in Agra, India offers luxury rooms overlooking this astonishing visage. At any time of the day or night, the views are awe-inspiring, but the true romance happens at sunrise or sunset, when the sky changes colours adding a gorgeous backdrop to this world famous location.
Explora Hotel Salto Chico, Patagonia, Chile
It’s easy to believe you’ve found a little piece of Heaven when you stay at the Explora Hotel Salto Chico in Patagonia, Chile. This hotel is situated on the banks of the Salto Chico falls in the Torres del Paine National Park. The views are beyond belief and something you need to see for yourself. The mountains stand tall and majestic and the lake is nothing short of amazing. Every room in this hotel has magnificent views but if you’re lucky enough to get a room overlooking the Three Towers, you will be able to capture the very best view this enchanting place has to offer.
La Sirenuse, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Picture postcard perfection is the only way you can describe the view from the La Sirenuse Hotel in Positano, Italy. Set on the Amalfi Coast, the quaint houses look like they magically grew on the hillside. The architecture is simple, clean and purely Italian. Enjoy the very best of Italian coffee on a private terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and you’ll think that time has stopped for a while. Then, just as the sun begins to set, watch its reflection sparkle on the water as though diamonds are being scattered in the sea while you sit back with a glass of exceptional local wine. When night falls, and the lights of Positano go on, you’ll be enchanted by the views one more time before you nod off to sleep.
The Omnia Hotel, Zermatt, Switzerland
The only problem you will have with The Omnia Hotel in Zermatt, Switzerland is deciding on the time of year to visit. Set in the foothills of the Matterhorn, this location is nestled 150 feet above the village giving you the perfect view of one of the most impressive mountains in Europe and the surrounding village and hillside.
In early spring, Zermatt comes alive in colour changing to lush green in the summer. With the onset of autumn the panorama offers you a stunning array of riotous fall colours and concludes with the snowy white perfection of winter. Your arrival itself comes with its own WOW! factor as you enter a cave before taking an elevator to the hotel itself. Because it has been built into the cliff side, the views are visible from practically everywhere in this hotel but the higher your room is, the more majestic the views.
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
If you’re looking for devastatingly gorgeous views that can stun you into silence then you need to visit The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. Quite simply there are no words that can adequately describe the impressive landscape of this place.
The hotel was built in 1892 in the heart of Banff National Park and overlooks the lake and Victoria Glacier. In summer you can lose yourself as you take long walks along the banks of the lake and curl up next to a blazing fire with a mug of mulled wine in winter. Regardless of which season you choose to visit, you will not be disappointed.
Singita Serengeti House, Tanzania
Who hasn’t imagined going on an African Safari at some point in their lives? The very idea of trekking through the jungle and seeing various wild animals and lush vegetation is nothing short of amazing. The Singita Serengeti House in Tanzania brings the safari atmosphere right to your door. Set on the slopes of Sasakwa Hill in the 350,000-acre of the Grumeti Reserves your view of the Serengeti is endless.
Singita Serengeti House offers breath-taking views and complete privacy and separation from the outside world. You can literally feel yourself disconnect from the fast pace of your everyday life and relax in the surrounding peace and tranquillity.
Villa Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
This magnificent hotel is the very essence of Croatia and has even been built from grey stones from the island of Brac. Villa Dubrovnik is the perfect location to idle away several hours in pure bliss. The best rooms here have exceptional expanse of the picturesque Adriatic Sea, but for the best scenery, nothing beats admiring the view of the ancient old town of Dubrovnik.
The Old Town has withstood earthquakes and wars to still stand strong and proud as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Even with the town needing a little bit of restructuring over the centuries, it has still maintained its historic appearance and earned its place in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Dubrovnik’s appeal has become even more popular in recent years thanks to the hit TV series, Game of Thrones, being filmed within the ancient walls.
Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, Australia
Stamford Plaza in Brisbane, Australia combines the tranquillity of spending time near a scenic river, while being in the heart of one of the prettiest cities in the Southern Hemisphere. The views from the Stamford Plaza are nothing short of captivating at any time of the day or night. By day you can watch the world go by at a nice slow pace, while at night, the city lights come on in jaw dropping splendour. Keep a look out for the old Storey Bridge, which looks amazing at night.
Brisbane is known as the River City, and you are sure to fall in love with the views from Stamford Plaza.
Anse Chastanet Resort, Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
The mountains meet the sea in decadent style at Jade Mountain, St. Lucia in the sunny Caribbean and the Anse Chastanet Resort offers the most stunning views of this idyllic corner of the world.
You will be positively hypnotised by the glorious sandy beaches, crystal turquoise waters and grandiose mountains that seem to magically rise from the sea like majestic giants. You will fall in love with this overwhelmingly beautiful place with views of the mystical Caribbean Sea and St. Lucia’s Piton World Heritage site.
Without a doubt, we live in a world full of visually stunning places. While it may be impossible to visit them all, we should at least try to visit a few and these are some of the best our planet has to offer.