Dear hearts, we know all too well that nothing can make or break a holiday as quickly as the company you keep and the abode you seek…
So call your lurver quicksticks and book into one of these suites, from stagger harbour-side hangs to high-above-hoi-polloi metro maestros, to scope the city without leaving the sheets. One unforgettable stay coming right up…
The twinkly Tokyo skyline is deservedly famed (Lost in Translation, anyone?), but who needs the Park Hyatt’s New York Bar – and its 2,200JPY entry fee – when you can nab an even better aspect at the Aman Group’s urban debut. The Aman Tokyo sits pretty by the Imperial Palace, and even the entry-level rooms rep sofa-sided glass walls looking out onto the sparkly Skytree. More like ahh, man.
Aman Tokyo, The Otemachi Tower, 1-5-6 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, +81 03 5224 3333, amanresorts.com
What’s better than a room with a view? A roof with a view. Make that a roof with a Jacuzzi with a view. From the private portico of the Rome Cavalieri’s Penthouse Suite the twilight vistas of the Eternal City really are, well, eternal. And the inside eye candy ain’t bad either when you’ve got original Warhols on the walls and Karl Lagerfeld furnishings. One can dare to dream…
Rome Cavalieri, Via Alberto Cadlolo 101, Rome, +39 06 35091, romecavalieri.com
City-view or seascape? You needn’t choose if you’re bedding down in the Park Hyatt’s Sydney Suite complete with a dreamy 1000sq ft wrap-around deck overlooking the Harbour City’s beau bridge, Opera House and stunning skyline. You’re not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy – this is Oz at its best.
Park Hyatt Sydney, 7 Hickson Rd, The Rocks, Sydney, +61 2 9256 1234, sydney.park.hyatt.com
Snag a front row seat for HK’s nightly light show from your Harbour View Room at Kowloon glamster the InterContinental Hong Kong. Or if you can’t endure one pesky pane of perspex between you and that glimmering island view, opt for the 4,500sq ft Terrace Suite and you can sleep under the stars (mosquito net included, duh!).
InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2721 1211, ihg.com/intercontinental
Soak up the sight of the Lion City at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia, with each lofty lodging featuring a marble-ous tub and octagonal porthole. We particularly dig the Marina Bay Club Room, affording access to the equality view-tiful Club Lounge with complimentary sips n’ bites.
Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Ave, Singapore, +65 6337 8888, ritzcarlton.com
The Deluxe Rooms at Trump Tower are as painstakingly coiffed as Donald’s combover, with limestone bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchens, cushy king-size sleepers and floor-to-ceiling windows peaking over the archi wonders of the Windy City. If you really want to come up trumps, plump for a pad facing the Mag Mile and Lake Michigan.
Trump Tower Chicago, 401 N Wabash Ave, Downtown, Chicago, +1 855 878 6700, trumphotelcollection.com
There are few moments more special than watching the sun rise over Asia from your perch at the edge of Europe. And lucky Lucys staying in the plush Atik Pasha Suite of water-fronted stunner Four Seasons Bosphorus can do so from any of their three bedrooms or the comfort of one sud-sational free-standing soaking tub. Mega rub a dub.Four Seasons Bosphorus Istanbul, Kuloğlu Mh., Çırağan Cd. 28, Bosphorus, Istanbul, +90 212 381 4000, fourseasons.com
Or, if you’re more about the sunset spectacle, swindle your way up to Soho House Istanbul’s crowning glory, the Mandolin Terrace, for mod Med bites and perf panoramas of the backlit Blue Mosque. Whatta looker. Bon voyage!
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