(PRWEB) September 11, 2008
For many travelers, sightseeing is at the top of the list while vacationing. So why wait until you leave the hotel to begin the fun? Not every hotel room view is created equal, so be sure to choose one of the select hotels located throughout the world that offer a view from the top, that is unlike any other visual experience you've had so far. Here are boo.com's top 10 list for hotel rooms with a view.
1. Sydney, Australia, Clarion Collection Rendezvous Stafford
The trendy Clarion Collection Rendezvous Stafford offers one of the most coveted views in Australia - The Sydney Harbor and Opera House. During the day travelers can visit the famous Taronga Zoo or Darling Harbor. Although there is plenty to do in the city, guests of the hotel often opt to stay in and enjoy a lavish dinner while watching the sun set on the harbor.
boo.com recommends: http://www.boo.com/sydney/hotels/clarion_collection_rendezvous_stafford
2. Cape Town, South Africa, Villa Belmonte
Villa Belmonte provides its guests with a magnificent view of the Table Mountain, one of South Africa's most famous landmarks. Courageous guests can choose one of the 100 scenic paths to climb up the mountain and experience what it feels like to be "on top of the world." After a day of hiking, relax on the white sands with some of the most famous celebrities at the Clifton 4th Beach.
3. New York, NY USA, Ritz Carlton New York Battery Park
Whether this is your first trip to the Big Apple or tenth, the Ritz Carlton is an attraction within itself. Visitors of the Ritz often enjoy sipping on a drink while gazing at the beautiful Statue of Liberty which can be seen from the terrace bar. Guests can also view the sparkling New York Harbor and the historic Ellis Island, all within the confides of their room. After a day of sightseeing, guests can unwind with a massage at the lavish spa located within the hotel.
4. Pucon, Chile, Puerto Parque Tinquilco
Located on seven rolling acres surrounded by enchanting forest and the Huerquehue National Park, guests will appreciate the natural beauty of Pucon, Chile from their hotel room. There is never a shortage of activity at Puerto Parque Tinquilco. Visitors often enjoy horseback riding, fly-fishing, hiking, and kayaking. This hotel is perfect for the outdoor traveler who also enjoys all the luxuries of a hotel.
5. San Jose, Costa Rica, Casa El Dorado Boutique Hotel
Tucked away in the towering mountains of Escazu, lies the Casa El Dorado Boutique Hotel. This hotel overlooks the capital city of San Jose, offering its guests the best of both worlds: the country side and the city. Travelers may be interested in a quick trip into the city to the Gold Museum, which offers various gold artifacts of the ancient Latin American civilizations.
boo.com recommends: http://www.boo.com/costarica/sanjose/hotels/casa_el_dorado_boutique_hotel
6. Magelang, Indonesia, Losari Coffee Plantation
Surrounded by eight beautiful volcanoes, and resting on miles of coffee, the 1920's Dutch Colonial plantation, Losari Coffee Plantation could quite possibly be one of the most unique hotels in the world. Many of Losari's guests venture out to enjoy elephant rides, and tour ancient temples. After a day of sightseeing, visitors relax in a real Turkish bath, and are pampered with natural oil massages.
7. Arequipa, Peru, Hotel Kunturwassi
Only a mere 15 minutes away from Colca Canyon, the world's deepest canyon, rests Hotel Kunturwassi. Travelers voyage to hear their echo and to soak in the wonders of this natural beauty. While resting at the hotel, guests can take in the confines of the canyon, the countryside, and the snow-capped volcano El Misti.
8. Canguaretama, Brazil, Pousada Nova Holanda
Located in Barra do Cunhau, right off the Atlantic Ocean rests the tranquil Pousada Nova Holanda. The view from this hotel is unforgettable with the vast lagoon and perfect calm flat water. Pousada Nova Holanda is famous for its relaxing environment and its accommodations to children. Enjoy the sea breeze by flying a kite or renting a kayak and row yourself up and down the coast.
9. Chamonix, France, Chalet Les Frênes
Chalet Les Frênes is located near the amazing Mont-Blanc massif. The hotel's view will leave its guests in awe of the magnificent rugged mountains, stretching high into the deep blue sky. This hotel is perfect for the adventurous traveler who enjoys mountaineering, hiking, and skiing. Not only are you in the Alps, but you can also ride the highest cable car in Europe, the Aiguille du Midi!
10. Haridasji Ki Magri, Udaipur, India, Trident Hilton
Trident Hilton offers guests a breathtaking view of rolling green meadows, thick jungles, crystal blue lakes and the Aravalli Mountains, India's oldest mountain range. The hotel provides tourists with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, including hiking trips and leisurely boat rides on the surrounding lakes. No matter where your journey takes you there will be plenty of beautiful landscape to enjoy.
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