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Best Rooftop Bars In The World
Sept. 27, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
There are so many hotels, bars, lounges, and restaurants around the world with amazing rooftop views. It is undebatable just how memorable a rooftop experience is even if it’s a simple brunch in Madrid overlooking the historic city. Treat yourself to a rooftop outing in your upcoming travel agenda, and before you do, take a look at some of our selections of the best rooftop bars around the world!
Hotel de Rome's spectacular rooftop terrace offers a fabulous and remarkable view of the rooftops of Berlin's historic city center. Some of the building tops you’ll see from the terrace include St. Hedwigs Cathedral, The State Opera House on Unter den Linden, Berlin Cathedral, and the Television Tower along with some other great city landmarks that look as if they are within reach.
Both the hotel guests and non-hotel guests can revel in the rooftop terrace. It is open each day from noon to 10 pm, so long as the weather permits. Comfy Dedon furniture makes this one of the most perfect lounges. For drinks, they offer homemade ginger lemonade, coffee, iced tea and exceptional cocktails based on vodka, champagne, and fruits to complete the picture."
Hotel Duquesa de Cardona
Hotel Duquesa de Cardona is a chic 16th century townhouse hotel with a stunning rooftop terrace. There are views of the entire city from the terrace that also has a pool. While you’re there, enjoy decidant Catalan dishes from the restaurant. It is sympathetically decorated in wood, stone and soft natural colours.
Guests love the location of the hotel which is right in front of the port of Barcelona, but at the same time, within walking distance to the main atractions of the historic center and Ramblas. You’re also nearby the maritime promenade and the beach.
Wangz Hotel in Singapore
Above the intimate 41-room boutique Wangz Hotel is their visually striking Halo Rooftop Lounge. It’s inviting and irrestistible. The Wangz Hotel is an urban sculpture of polished aluminium cladding and wide windows that are asymmetrically-placed. This boutique hotel offers a sophisticated setting that celebrates its unique architecture in an area that is distinguished for its eclectic blend of Art Deco and Straits Settlement style.
When you step into this hotel you will be greeted by richly detailed décor that is reflective of the hotel’s modern-meets-classic design. The hotel houses a private collection of original artworks, specifically custom-made to reflect the hotel's flora and fauna look. This is one modern rooftop bar and restaurant whose panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline should not be overlooked.
Four Seasons Mumbai
Nightfall designer cocktails and small but delicious dishes at midnight are some of the components that complement the open-air atmosphere of stylish relaxation at Aer, Mumbai's premier rooftop bar at the Four Seasons Mumbai. Covering the entire rooftop of the hotel, the bar -- 34 stories above the city --offers panoramic city and sea views and an endless ceiling of sky and stars, creating an atmosphere that redefines the notion of freedom.
Mumbai is a vibrant, bustling city situated along the western coast of India, on the edge of the Arabian Sea. Formerly known as Bombay, the city is made up of seven connected islands and boasts a population that exceeds 13 million.
JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square
The cozy yet sophisticated surroundings of the JW's Champagne Lounge on the 40th floor of the JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square make it the perfect venue to enjoy smooth live music and the spectacular Shanghai skyline. The menu features more than 40 different choices of Champagnes and sparkling wines and a fine selection of cocktails and refined bar snacks. The adjacent quiet lounge is an exclusive area with comfortable alcoves where you can enjoy premium cigars and single malt whiskies.
Vue Bar at Hyatt on the Bund
Vue Bar at Hyatt on the Bund in Shanghai is a rooftop lounge with spectacular views of the Bund and Pudong. Located on the 32nd and 33rd floors of the hotel's West Tower, Vue Bar features stunning views in a relaxed setting, with day beds, comfortable seating arrangements and a whirlpool on the terrace.
Grandy Hyatt Tokyo
Discover an unmatched Tokyo luxury hotel experience in the heart of Roppongi – a lively international district known as a stimulating centre for business, culture, fashion and leisure. Conveniently located near famous Tokyo destinations like Ginza shopping district and Kasumigaseki government district.
The Grand Hyatt Tokyo has the revamped outdoor bar and welcomes those looking for spectacular views of Tokyo and seasonal snacks from a new outdoor grill.
Banyan Tree Bangkok
Vertigo, on the rooftop of the 61-story Banyan Tree Bangkok, is named for Alfred Hitchcock's famous thriller. This restaurant and bar comes alive at sunset. The bar is sculpted with escalated platforms and low walls to ensure an outstanding 360-degree panorama of the city.
One & Only Royal Mirage in Dubai
The sky is the ceiling at the One & Only Royal Mirage in Dubai. The Roof Top is a circular bar with a laid back atmosphere. The abundance of embroidered cushions and candlelight creates warmth and intimacy in the magical, musical majlis serving cocktails and oriental mezzehs late into the night.
At the tiny Naumi Hotel in Singapore, guests can choose to stay on the ladies-only floor attended to by female-only staff. But for a bit of coed fun, head up to the rooftop bar, which offers great views of the city.
At the ME Madrid hotel, the best views of the famous Plaza Santa Ana can be found at The Penthouse, a rooftop terrace overlooking the city. Guests can recline under the stars on luxurious beds, delicately enclosed with light, decadent fabrics, or hang out indoors in the lush lounge or exclusive VIP Bar. THE Penthouse is accessible only by private elevator and is a scintillating experience for local and international guests.
Luna Bar in Kuala Lumpur
Luna Bar is a two-storey rooftop bar on the 34th floor of Pacific Regency Suites. One of the city’s best-known nightclubs, it offers 360° views of the city, including fantastic vistas of the Petronas Twin Towers. The place is divided into an al fresco lounge with a swimming pool and long bar on the lower level, while the top deck is a trendy indoor restaurant that overlooks the pool.
Hotel de Paris
Now maybe you don't want to party the night away but would just instead prefer a quiet drink with a view. Located in the legendary Hotel de Paris in Monaco is Le Grill restaurant and bar. This elegant rooftop eatery is open for lunch and dinner and is the proud winner of a prized Michelin star. Considered a \"monument\" to Monegasque gastronomy, Le Grill features open-air dining (at the flick of a switch the roof can be closed in inclement weather) with panoramic views of the Mediterranean and Monaco's harbor.
Bar Rouge in Shanghai
Bar Rouge is the most famous club in Shanghai, and sets the standard for Bund nightlife, with its terrace view, classy, sleek interiors and iconic French-Shanghai identity. Bar Rouge kicks off the weekend early with themed parties on Thursdays and always runs early in the morning on Friday and Saturday.
Gravity Rooftop Bar in Dublin
The Gravity Bar stands atop the Guinness Storehouse, offering a panoramic view of Dublin and the beautiful mountains nearby the city. Apart from the great sight, the highest bar in Ireland will also impress its guests with a free pint of Guinness that will make you feel Gravity even more. The bar has a capacity of up to 270 for a reception or 84 if you want a sit-down dinner and you can even book the whole place.