Top 10 Rooms With A View

Skip the pool-view room and check into one of these hotels with views of ancient landmarks, wonders of the world, wild animals and more!

1. Mena House Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
Imagine sipping your morning coffee on your balcony as you gaze upon the Great Pyramids just off in the distance. Do just that when you check into this historic hotel, situated in the shadow of Egypt’s most iconic structures. Learn more

2. Hotel Everest View, Nepal
As its name suggests, this high-flying hotel is situated right next to Mount Everest. And at 3,880 metres above sea level, it’s also the world’s highest hotel. Every guest room boasts a panoramic view of its namesake peak to boot. Learn more

3. W South Beach, Miami
Like all W hotels, this is the place to see and be seen. But the best sight of all is the stunning South Beach view. After checking out the swanky Versace-clad crowd, retire to one of the Spectacular Studios to soak up ocean views on your private balcony. Learn more

4. Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy
Your last name doesn’t have to be Clooney to enjoy the ethereal beauty of Lake Como. In addition to your view of sparkling water, quaint hillside homes and Italian gardens, you may just spot some of Hollywood’s elite speedboating past your window. Learn more

5. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, B.C.
Even though the Olympics are long gone, Whistler is always worth a look. Check into a deluxe slope-side room to take in medal-worthy views of Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb. Learn more

6. Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India
These luxurious lodgings were actually designed to draw attention to another decadent residence–the Taj Mahal. Enjoy morning, afternoon and moonlight views of one of the world’s man-made wonders, while basking in the resort’s own opulence. Learn more

7. JW Marriott Essex House, New York City
With its authentic art deco stylings, it’s easy to get caught up with the glam interiors at this Manhattan landmark. But one glance out the window and you’ll be taken by the sprawling views of another NYC gem: Central Park. Learn more

8. One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
This five-star urban resort rests upon the edge of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. For stunning views of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, book a suite on the top floor of the main hotel. Learn more

9. Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo, Japan
Occupying the top 11 floors of the Marunouchi Trust skyscraper, the Shangri-La offers truly expansive views of one of the world’s most iconic and frenetic cities. Enjoy a nightcap in the Lobby Lounge on the 28th floor for panoramic evening views of the Tokyo skyline. Learn more

10. Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel, Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
It really is a jungle out there when you stay at this Argentine abode. The hotel is nestled in a butterfly- and toucan-filled jungle, just 15 minutes away from the spectacular Iguazú Falls. Reserve a cabin suite so you can soak up the jungle views from the hot-tub on your private deck. Learn more

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