Rewind: viewing the world from a rooftop terrace
Written by Valentina Romano
Up on a roof, few meters away from the white clouds, whilst sipping a glass of wine enjoying a breath-taking sunset. This setting is what is waiting for you on the rooftop of one of the following hotels.
Indeed, The Golden Scope found some of the most scenic, romantic and wonderful terraces in the world!
From East to West, following is a list of the where to find these rooftops and in which hotels they are hiding.
While having a cocktail in one of those places, you could also swim in a beautiful pool overlooking a city, and/or watch the lighting stars covering the dark sky at night.
If you are ready to leave to see for yourself how stunning the panoramas from these rooftops are; have a read at the following guide and find out which are the hotels that are worth a visit.
THE HOTELS’ ROOFTOPS
The Press Lounge, New York (Ink48 Hotel)
The Press Lounge is an exclusive restaurant featuring a stunning view over the island of Manhattan. The beauty of this terrace is given by the glass wall that contours the rooftop, and that allows the guests to fully enjoy the panorama. www.thepresslounge.com
Aer, Mubai (Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai)
This beautiful rooftop is located on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel of Mumbai. It is a lounge bar that offers amazing cocktails and a unique view of the city. www.fourseasons.com/mumbai/dining/lounges/aer/
Sky Bar, Bangkok (Lebua Hotels & Resorts)
The Sky Bar is among the highest open-air clubs in the world! Placed on the 63rd floor of the Lebua Hotel, this lounge is as exclusive as beautiful. www.lebua.com / sky-bar
Luna Rooftop, San Miguel de Allende (Rosewood Hotel), Mexico
On the rooftop of the Rosewood Hotel in San Miguel de Allende, there are several terraces that are accessible to guests. Some of them are part of the exclusive suites; some other terraces are bars and restaurants. In particular, one of them is a tapas bar from which it is possible to admire the beautiful Mexican town. www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/san-miguel-de-allende/dining/luna-rooftop-tapas-bar
The Roof, Madrid (ME Madrid Reina Victoria)
This is a really exclusive bar where all the Spanish VIPs usually hang out. Located on the rooftop of the beautiful ME Madrid Reina Victoria Hotel, The Roof is a place where it is possible to relax with friends or partner whilst enjoying a breath-taking view of the city of Madrid. www.melia.com/en/hotels/spain/madrid/me-madrid-reina-victoria/the-roof.html
Vista, London (The Trafalgar Hotel)
This unique rooftop bar overlooks the world famous Trafalgar Square. When in London, Vista is surely a must-visit as from there you will be able to admire the beautiful London town! www.thetrafalgar.com/vista-homepage/
Skyline, Venice (Hilton Molino Stucky)
From this terrace you can literally see the entire city of Venice. In particular, from there it’s possible to admire the wonderful Piazza San Marco. At twilight the Skyline prepares ‘aperitivo’ (the Italian – better – version of the happy hour). www.molinostuckyhilton.it/restaurants.php?skyLunch
The Joule Poule, Dallas (Joule Hotel)
Even thou this beautiful rooftop lounge is not placed on the top floor of the Joule Hotel, from the Joule Poule you have a full view of Dallas. www.thejouledallas.com / joule-poule.htm
Rafael Hotel, Rome
The rooftop of the Rafael Hotel features the most beautiful and romantic terrace in Rome. The hotel is located only few meters away from the beautiful Piazza Navona, and from up there it is possible to view the entire city, and in particular the millennial dome of the Sant’Agnese in Agone, an ancient church that faces into Piazza Navona. www.raphaelhotel.com/
(All photos are from Google Images, and they all belong to their original owners)