10 Of The World's Coolest Hotel Rooftops

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Maybe it’s the weather, the spectacular views, or both, but there’s something magical about being high above a city and seeing things from a different perspective. We’ve compiled a list of the world’s ten hottest hotel rooftops that you simply must visit.

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1. Gramercy Terrace at the Gramercy Park Hotel, New York City


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Located on the 18th floor of New York City’s Gramercy Park Hotel, Gramercy Terrace boasts a beautiful garden and views of the glistening Manhattan skyline. This premier rooftop space offers the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of the city, showcasing New York’s glamorous side and adorned with artworks by celebrated artists Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol.

2. The Air Lounge at Fresh Hotel, Athens

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A brilliant and historic city once home to the world’s most influential artists, academics and philosophers, a visit to Athens, Greece wouldn’t be complete without an evening indulging in chic cocktails whilst overlooking the Acropolis. The Air Lounge is located at Fresh Hotel in the heart of the city, and fosters a contemporary and stylish atmosphere that pairs perfectly with the ancient surroundings.

3. Terrazza Belvedere at the Palazzo Avino, Amalfi Coast


Situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, Terrazza Belvedere is located in the Palazzo Avino on Italy’s breathtaking Amalfi Coast. A lavish space, built in a 12th century villa that once belonged to a noble Italian family, Terrazza Belvedere serves up fresh pasta dishes whilst also showcasing stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and nearby fishing villages.

The Rooftop Terrace at Hotel de Rome, Berlin

One of the hottest cities in Europe thanks to its contemporary cultural scene, it’s no surprise that Berlin boasts an impressive rooftop terrace offering stellar views. Sited atop the historical and luxurious Hotel de Rome, The Rooftop Terrace allows guests to enjoy new perspectives of sights such as the city center, St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, the Berlin State Opera building and the Television Tower.

The Rooftop Terrace, Behrenstraße 37, 10117 Berlin, Germany +49 30 4606090

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4. The Sirocco Tower Club at lebua, Bangkok


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The Sirocco Tower Club is famed for its exquisite cuisine, prepared by world-renowned Chef Gabriele Castellanza. Located within the lebua Hotel in Bangkok, The Sirocco Tower Club is also the highest al fresco restaurant in the world, occupying the building’s 63rd floor. The establishment offers stunning views of Thailand’s capital city, and features a stone-lit staircase as well as extravagant decor.

5. Skypark at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore


Take in Singapore’s unmissable views from Skypark, situated atop the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. This rooftop space provides breathtaking views of one of the world’s major commercial cities and its surrounding areas. What’s more, you can enjoy the vista whilst taking a dip in the iconic infinity pool, or stroll across the observation deck with a cocktail in hand.

6. Sky Bar at The Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona

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A bar in Barcelona: a roof terrace with a view of the Torre Agbar at the Grand Hotel Central, Catalonia, Spain
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Barcelona’s stunning architecture is world-renowned, so it’s no surprise that it plays host to one of the most breathtaking rooftop spaces in Europe. Located in the hip Grand Hotel Central, Sky Bar offers breathtaking panoramas of Barcelona’s unique skyline, to be enjoyed alongside great music and delicious Mediterranean-style food.

7. Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar at Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Rosewood Luna Rooftop Bar, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
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The Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar is located in the artsy boutique hotel Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, sited in the picturesque mountains of Mexico. The tapas bar is considered to be one of the best restaurants in town, with a view to match the delicious food on offer. From within its cozy atmosphere, enjoy views of the rooftops and the stunning architecture of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

AER Lounge at the Four Seasons, Mumbai

Take in exceptional panoramas of the sprawling metropolis that is Mumbai from the AER Lounge at the Four Seasons. Located on the building’s 34th floor, the lounge provides a space from which you can admire the city in all its glory, as well as the picturesque Arabian sea.

AER Lounge, 1/136, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018, India +91 22 2481 8000

Èze, France

Les Remparts at Château de la Chèvre d’Or, Éze

The south of France is known for its beauty and luxurious atmosphere, and restaurant Les Remparts at Château de la Chèvre d’Or perfectly embodies these characteristics. This whimsical establishment is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, luscious greenery and stunning town houses, and is one of the six stop-off points on the area’s Route du Bonheur (Road to Happiness).

Les Ramperts, 6 Rue du Barri, 06260 Eze Village, France +33 4 92 10 66 66

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