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
Park Hyatt Seoul - Gangnam District Luxury
'15apr1
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 - Stay In The Highest Hotel Room In The World On Floor 117
'15feb27
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 Hotel Mumbai - Epic Rooftop Bar With Skyline Panorama
'15feb18
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 - The Best Skyline Panorama
'15feb11
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 Hotel At The Shard in London - Elevated Luxury In The Tallest Skyscraper Of London
'15feb6
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 Hotel Macau - Unparalleled Views Of Macau Peninsula
'15jan21
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
Hotel ICON Hong Kong - Harbor Views In Tsim Sha Tsui East Kowloon
'15jan6
Hotel  
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 - Chinese Contemporary Art & Creative Spaces
'14nov10
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 - Hotel In Bangkok From The Hangover Movie
'14oct29
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, …
Accommodation types: Movie   Skyscraper
Burj Al Arab - The 7-Star Hotel In Dubai
'14sep2
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
Kimpton EPIC Hotel - Curvy Tower In The in Miami Marina
'14mar24
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 Hotel Chicago - Champion Of Downtown
'13dec3
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 - Eastern-Influenced San Francisco
'13nov25
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 …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Trump Hotel Chicago - Presidential Skyscraper
'13oct9
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
W Guangzhou - From The Future
'13sep27
W  
Guangzhou
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This hotel blends stylish modernity with traditional hospitality in one of China’s most dynamic cities. The hotel has some arresting contemporary artworks and original designs. When you enter, the first thing you see is the three-story glowing “waterwall” lit by 5000 LED lights; they’re choreographed to create an evanescent pattern …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Guangzhou  China  East Asia
Distrito Capital - Sky High Design
'13sep26
Distrito  
Capital
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Grupo Habita is well-known for producing hotels that have style gurus levitating in amazement. This one is located in Santa Fe, Mexico City’s high-retail and business district, so it is one of their more swish creations. Acclaimed interior designer Joseph Dirand masterminded the interior down to the vintage furnishings and …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
W Seattle - Hip Post-Nonsense Hotel
'13sep17
W  
Seattle
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Boeing (as in the airplane company) was founded here, so to commemorate that you'll find riveted metal cocktail tables to rest your specially crafted beverage. The massive circular fireplace in the Living Room which houses the resident DJ high above, riffs on a forest ranger look-out tower, and is covered …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Seattle  USA  North America
Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao - The Highest Glass-Bottomed Swimming Pool In The World
'13jul15
Holiday Inn  
Shanghai
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Shanghai is the center of commerce for Asia. It is rapidly expanding like China’s economy and is home to a staggering 21 million people. It is home to many architectural oddities and unique buildings but this is the only 24-story swimming pool with a glass-bottom I have ever seen. The …
Accommodation types: Skyscraper
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
Armani Hotel Dubai - Stay In The World's Tallest Tower
'13jun17
Armani  
Hotel
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Armani Hotel Dubai is located in the prestigious Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai which is the tallest building in the world standing at 2723 ft / 828 m. You can avoid the crowds by accessing the hotel easily via the exclusive entrance. Everything is made by Giorgio Armani from the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
Traders Hotel - Tall And Twinkly In Hong Kong
'13jun11
Traders  
Hotel
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Hong Kong is one of the world’s financial centres and is chock-full of infinite luxury so Traders Hotel must be pretty special to stand out against such still competition. And it does. It is situated right in the centre of the city. Near the galleries, business district and party hubs. …
Accommodation types: Skyscraper