Highrise buildings with a minimum height of 150 meters (492 feet) are considered to be skyscrapers by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The hotels you will find here exceed this height, in fact, you will find some of the world's tallest buildings on the list, including the tallest, Burj Khalifa. There is nothing that can beat the panoramic views you can get from these tall towers that oftentimes peak above clouds.
Skyscraper Hotels
Harbour Grand  
Kowloon
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This 555-room, five-star hotel situated on the Kowloon waterfront is just steps from the famous Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Each room offers floor-to-ceiling windows and marble bathrooms. Travelers can take a dip in the hotel’s glass-walled infinity pool and jacuzzi overlooking the harbor. Guests can also choose from various …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Parkroyal  
on Pickering
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As a hub of international business and trade, Singapore represents a unique fusion of cultures across Asia. The Parkroyal on Pickering is located at an integral confluence of both business and culture within Singapore, allowing guests to experience this diversity while enjoying the spectacular cityscape and exclusive accommodation. The Parkroyal …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Luxury   Skyscraper
Harbour Grand  
Hong Kong
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The Harbour Grand Hong Kong stands as a majestic symbol of modern luxury and elegance against the dramatic backdrop of the impressive cityscape. This stunning hotel has received many distinguished awards, including the World Luxury Hotel Award in 2014, evidence of its exceptional service and outstanding quality. Showcasing Kowloon Bay …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Hotel Indigo  
Hong Kong
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The Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island is set in one of Hong Kong’s most cultural and historic areas; Wan Chai. The hotel is located on what was once the Queen’s Road East coastline in 1841. Wan Chai’s history has been memorialized in each of the rooms at the Hotel Indigo …
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W Barcelona  
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For those looking to wander the unfurling coastlines of the Spanish coast, appreciate a variety of artistic styles, and enjoy Catalan culture and cuisine, La Barceloneta Boardwalk is the ideal location to explore all the splendors of Barcelona. The W Barcelona hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
Waldorf Astoria  
Las Vegas
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In the heart of the Las Vegas strip sits one of the world’s finest hotels. I’m not just saying this. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas is one of only six hotels in the United States that is a triple Forbes Five-Star and is the only hotel in Las …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Las Vegas  USA  North America
Park Hyatt  
Seoul
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Seoul is one of the center points of the high fashion and shopping industries. In the world-famous Gangnam financial district sits the 5-star Park Hyatt Seoul. This luxurious boutique hotel is across from the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center. Whether you want to spend your days lounging in the spa, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Seoul  South Korea  East Asia
Ritz-Carlton  
Hong Kong
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The City of Life, or Hong Kong as it is more commonly known, is home to a vibrant culture, shopping scene, party districts, and haute cuisine. It is also home to one of the most luxurious upscale hotels in West Kowloon, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong. Located in a bustling area …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Four Seasons  
Mumbai
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Formally Bombay, Mumbai is India’s capital of commerce and home to the Bollywood film industry. Rise above the hustle and bustle of the city in your guestroom, perhaps overlooking the Arabian Sea with floor-to-ceiling windows. It has internet, a hot drink maker and top quality bedding. The best suites have …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Mumbai  India  South Asia
W Hotel  
Hong Kong
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Famous for its brouhaha and rambunctious design, the W Hotel chain brings its funky flavors to swanky Hong Kong. Their rooftop pool is called “wet”. How cool is that? There, you can swim and gaze at the skyline of Hong Kong with its skyscrapers standing like giant kings of industry. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Shangri-La  
London
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Based in West Europe’s tallest building, the Shard, Shangri-La London is a luxury hotel that has been called “a new level of luxury”. According to the Telegraph’s “Luxury” section, “Rooms sizes range from 323-2024 square feet (30-188 square meters) and are among the largest in London. Standard across all rooms …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: London  England  West Europe
Altira  
Macau
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The Altira Hotel is a great spot for panoramic views, situated in Taipa, Altira Macau, and offering hotel window views of the Macau Peninsula. This is easily the best feature of this luxurious hotel because few hotels offer a 270-degree view of a natural body of water. However, the in-room …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Macau  Macau  East Asia
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ICON
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The Hotel ICON is a luxury hotel Hong Kong style. It is a celebration of the culture, the modern technology, as well as the internationally renowned designers. The hotel is actually located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, and combines creativity with modern technology. There are 262 rooms with 26 suites …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
Hotel Éclat  
Beijing
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A memorable wedding does not take place in a cheap motel, but a luxurious and exotic hotel with the most modern amenities. Specifically, Jacuzzis in bathrooms, private pools for suites, and contemporary Beijing art adorning the walls. Modern amenities include fast Wi-Fi, Panasonic massage chairs, separate rainforest shower and bathtub, …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Beijing  China  East Asia
Lebua at  
State Tower
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The State Tower is Southeast Asia’s largest building with 68 floors and standing 247m tall and crowned by a golden dome. Within these walls is the Lebua, Bangkok’s premier five-star boutique hotel. Your large and luxurious suite has expansive views of the metropolis and includes a separate bedroom, living room, …
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Burj  
Al Arab
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One of the most incredible structures on Earth, the Burj Al Arab, was built in the shape of an Arabian dhow, or yacht's sail. The planners wanted a monolithic structure, but neither did they want to cast a shadow over downtown Dubai, so they built it 280 meters out to …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
EPIC  
Miami
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This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to the sea or explore the Miami waterways. The rooms are …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America
theWit  
Chicago
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The Wit Hotel has an enviable location on the corner of State and Lake near Chicago’s business district, theatre town, and Millennium Park. The 27-story building was built in 2009 and reflects the vibrancy of the local area with a kickass lightning bolt running the length of its glass floors. …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Mandarin Oriental  
San Francisco
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This hotel occupies the top 11 floors of the 48-floor 345 California Center building. The twin towers of the building are 45-degree angles relative to the rest of the building which makes for a dazzling – if trippy - stay. The vibe is distinctly oriental, borrowing themes from the best …
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Trump Hotel  
Chicago
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Located in the 92-story glass skyscraper in Chicago’s famous skyline, Donald Trump, in typically bombastic style, opened this hotel while it was still being built. Now it is completed, when you stay here you will be a short walk away from several Chicago landmarks such as Marina City and Tribune …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Chicago  USA  North America