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Top 10: the world’s highest hotels

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire.

Today (February 9, 2015): top 10 highest hotels in the world.

Occupying the upper levels of the world’s tallest buildings, these soaring hotels surpass all others.

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10. MAKKAH CLOCK ROYAL TOWER, A FAIRMONT HOTEL, SAUDI ARABIA

Within the Makkah Clock Royal Tower, this Fairmont hotel occupies the 1971ft (601m) building’s 22nd to 60th floors.

MAKKAH CLOCK ROYAL TOWER, A FAIRMONT HOTEL, SAUDI ARABIA

MAKKAH CLOCK ROYAL TOWER, A FAIRMONT HOTEL, SAUDI ARABIA


9. BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI, UAE

The flagship of the Jumeirah Hotel Group is housed in its own skyscraper, occupying all 60 floors of the 321 metres (1,053 ft) tall Dubai landmark.

BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI, UAE

BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI, UAE


8. 85SKY TOWER HOTEL, KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN

This Taiwanese hotel occupies floors 1 to 79 of the 1141ft (348m) Tuntex Sky Tower in Kaohsiung.

85SKY TOWER HOTEL, KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN

85SKY TOWER HOTEL, KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN


7. ROSE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA, DUBAI, UAE

In Dubai’s 1092ft (333m) Rose Tower, the Rose Rayhaan hotel extends from the property’s ground floor to its 72nd.

ROSE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA, DUBAI, UAE

ROSE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA, DUBAI, UAE


6. MARRIOTT MARQUIS DUBAI, UAE

The world’s tallest hotel, the Marriott Marquis Dubai occupies every level of these two 77-storey, 1165ft (355m) towers.

MARRIOTT MARQUIS DUBAI, UAE

MARRIOTT MARQUIS DUBAI, UAE


5. GRAND HYATT SHANGHAI, CHINA

Within Shanghai’s 1381ft (421m) Jin Mao Tower, this Grand Hyatt occupies the building’s 51st to 87th floors.

GRAND HYATT SHANGHAI, CHINA

GRAND HYATT SHANGHAI, CHINA


4. FOUR SEASONS GUANGZHOU, CHINA

Another Chinese property in our top 10 list, this Four Seasons hotel resides within the 103-storey Guangzhou International Finance Center. It occupies floors 68 to 103.

FOUR SEASONS GUANGZHOU, CHINA

FOUR SEASONS GUANGZHOU, CHINA


3. ST REGIS SHENZHEN, CHINA

This Starwood property occupies floors 75 to 100 of Shenzhen’s 1450ft (442m) KK100 tower.

ST REGIS SHENZHEN, CHINA

ST REGIS SHENZHEN, CHINA


2. PARK HYATT SHANGHAI, CHINA

Surpassing the city’s Grand Hyatt (see number 5), this hotel takes up floors 79 to 93 of the 101-storey, 1614ft (492m) Shanghai World Financial Center.


1. RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG, CHINA

The 118-storey, 1587ft (484m) International Commerce Centre houses what is the world’s highest hotel: the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong. Set on the skyscraper’s top 17 floors, the property’s crowning feature is its rooftop bar Ozone.


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2 Comments on Top 10: the world’s highest hotels

  1. Such an interesting post. Thanks for sharing!

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