10 Incredible City Views From Hotel Rooms


Photo: Oyster.com

Who doesn’t like to wake up in the morning and find the Eiffel Tower outside their window? Or open the drapes at night and see the Chicago River glittering with hundreds of lights from the nearby skyscrapersMost of us don’t have that at home, but, hey, that’s what hotels are for, right? Check out the first in a series of our most favourite sights (and eye-sores) from the best hotels around the globe. Get ready to start planning your next urban getaway by checking out our favourite city views!

This post originally appeared at Oyster.com.

Palazzo Manfredi

View: The Colosseo, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire, was completed in 80 AD. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public entertainment during its golden days, but has been used for different purposes since the early medieval era.

Seen from: The King Deluxe Room

Source: Oyster.com

Hotel Duquesne Eiffel

View: The Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel on the occasion of the 1889 World's Fair in Paris, is one of the world's most recognisable structures. Every year, millions of people take the elevators to the very top to enjoy the most impressive views of Paris.

Seen from: The Superior Room #45

Source: Oyster.com

Mandarin Oriental, New York

View: Central Park, Columbus Circle and W 59th Street. Central Park is not only the most beautifully landscaped park in Manhattan, but it is also the most filmed location in the world. Columbus Circle is a major landmark and the point from which all official distances from NYC are measured.

Seen from: The Oriental Suite

Source: Oyster.com

Ambassade Hotel

View: The Herengracht canal is one of the three main waterways in the Dutch capital, a city known for its over 62 miles of canals. This one was dug in the 17th century and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Seen from: The Senior Suite

Source: Oyster.com

The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common

View: The Boston Common dates back to 1634, and is the oldest park in the US. Once used as a cow pasture and as a British camp before the American Revolutionary War, the park became a protest hot spot during the Vietnam War, but the Common is now one of the main tourist attractions in the city, with beautiful lawns, sights and ponds.

Seen from: The Luxury Park View Suite

Source: Oyster.com

Hotel 71

View: The Chicago River, a system of canals that links the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley waterways, is lined by imposing skyscrapers in this part of the neighbourhood. The area is impressive any time of the day, but at night thousands of light are reflected on its calm waters, and the views are not to be missed.

Seen from: The Executive Suite

Source: Oyster.com

Vdara Hotel & Spa

View: The Spring Mountains are a mountain range running along the west side of Las Vegas named for the number of springs to be found there. The low-rise buildings spreading all the way to the foot of the range help the Vdara offer some of the most gorgeous and unobstructed views of the mountains.

Seen from: The Deluxe Suite

Source: Oyster.com

The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention centre

View: The Andes are generally hidden behind the clouds and a layer of pollution, but on clear days guests staying on this side of the building can see the outline of the world's longest continental mountain range. Javier Prado Este is one of the main thoroughfares in Lima, with as many as 10 lanes.

Seen from: The Master Suite

Source: Oyster.com

Lancaster London

View: Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London and houses numerous sights of interest, including Shakespeare Corner, the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial, and the Holocaust Memorial. The park will host the triathlon and the 10 km open water swimming events during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Seen from: The Hyde Park Suite - Luxury Royal Park View

Source: Oyster.com

Quay Grand Suites Sydney

View: The Sydney Opera House is a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Danish architect Jorn Utzon in 1973. It is one of the busiest performing arts centres in the world with over 1.2 million visitors and some 1,500 performances a year. Its unique design and shell-inspired roof makes it the most recognisable landmark in the country.

Seen from: The King Suite Garden View

Source: Oyster.com

NOW WATCH: Executive Life videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.