Luxury hotels with views of famous landmarks

Breathtaking views of the most famous sights and skylines of the world’s most beautiful metropolises: these six luxury hotels offer the ideal base for an unforgettable city break.

Central Park

Located in the heart of Manhattan’s most elegant neighbourhood, The Mark has always been considered one of the most prestigious addresses in New York. Since its opening in 1927, The Mark has been one of the city’s most distinctive hotels: a landmark, made of red brick with Art Deco elements. Thanks to its magnificent location on Madison Avenue, The Mark proves to be an ideal starting point. Within walking distance of Central Park, world- famous museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, The Frick Collection or The Whit-ney – to name just a few landmarks – as well as the best designer shops. More than 50 luxurious suites and 100 rooms, including “The Mark Penthouse” as the largest suite in the USA, offer an oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of New York City life. At The Mark, all of New York is at guests’ feet, inviting them to discover the city that never sleeps as a true adventure.

Hyde Park Corner

The Lanesborough London, an Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotel, is in Knightsbridge at Hyde Park Corner in the heart of Lon-don. Vis-à-vis are Hyde Park and Constitution Arch, as well as Buckingham Palace. With 93 luxurious guest rooms including 43 sumptuously decorated suites, The Lanesborough is the ideal base for trips to London’s major attractions and most popular shopping destinations such as the famous Harrods. The Lanesborough’s team of dedicated concierges, all members of Les Clefs d’Or, cater to guests’ every need to make a stay in the world’s greatest city as enjoyable and versatile as possible.

These luxury hotels offer breathtaking views

Place de la Concorde

The Hôtel de Crillon, a Rosewood Hotel, is more than just one of the most majestic hotels in the world. Located directly on the Place de la Concorde, it is a historic landmark that em-bodies the serenity, elegance and spirit of Paris. The 78 rooms, 36 suites and 10 Signature Suites, including the two “Grands Appartements” suites designed by Karl Lagerfeld, embody an expressive Parisian style of living that is warm and refined in equal measure. A variation of individual, thoughtful and imaginative travel experiences opens up new worlds and new perspectives – from breakfast on the terrace of Café de Flore, a shopping trip on the Champs-Élysées, a tour of the Fondation Louis Vuitton or a stroll through the Jardin des Tuileries.

Duomo of Florence

The Hotel Savoy, a Rocco Forte hotel, presents itself in an outstanding location in Piazza della Repubblica right next to Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo of Florence, making it the perfect place to enjoy the Florentine atmosphere. The 80 rooms and 30 suites, designed by Olga Polizzi, are inspired by their surroundings and celebrate the culture of the city, the history of the building as well as its famous guests. Deco-rated in a refined Italian style, the rooms offer an enchanting view of the historic centre of Florence. On mild days and during the sum-mer months, guests can enjoy the culinary creations of Chef Fulvio Pierangelini, “great solo-ist of Italian cuisine”, on the charming terrace overlooking Piazza della Repubblica. In its incomparable location, the hotel offers a wide range of exceptional and exquisite experiences and invites you to discover Florence and its surroundings in an extraordinary way, on a journey through the world of wine, leather or perfume making.

Spanish Steps

The Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel, is considered a vibrant, modern landmark right on the Spanish Steps in Rome. The vi-brant 18th-century palazzo’s incomparable location embodies and overlooks life in the Eternal City. The 104 rooms and suites feature playful contemporary furnishings and sumptuous fabrics that evoke the Grand Tour era and the memories gathered during the journey. Combining classic Roman romance with con-temporary cool, the hotel’s sweeping city views, bustling bars and restaurants and fresh, buoyant design make it an ideal base from which to explore the sights of Rome, with its picturesque piazzas and historic ruins.

Mount Fuji

An exclusive retreat high above the Japanese capital, Aman Tokyo is Aman’s first urban concept hotel with world-class dining and spa facilities. High above the hustle and bustle of the city, Aman Tokyo’s rooms and suites combine wood, washi paper and stone with modern technology and sumptuous fabrics for a unique stay in Tokyo. Each room offers a magnificent view of the gardens of the Imperial Palace and the famous Mount Fuji, which can be seen on the horizon on a clear day. At the foot of Aman Tokyo lies Otemachi Forest, a carefully landscaped natural oasis. With its prime location in Otemachi, the Aman Tokyo is a gateway to exploring the city. Aman concierges arrange personalised tours and acti-vities on request, giving guests access to ancient cultural attractions and the thrills of the modern metropolis.

You can read this and many more interesting reports in the Eat & Travel Magazine Autumn Edition.

Photos by The Mark I Oetker Collection I Rosewood Hotels I Rocco Forte Hotels

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