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Right at the top: The most beautiful roof terraces for relaxing hours

High Note SkyBar – Budapest – Photo: Aria Hotel Budapest

Special rooftop terraces are a highlight in every city, because they offer a unique view of the sights and the hustle and bustle on the streets. Furnished with lounge or garden furniture, individual decorations, potted plants, sun sails and shades, many hotels and bars invite their guests to spend exceptional hours in the heights of the city. Rooftop pools are true tourist attractions especially during the summer months. Here is a small selection of the most interesting rooftop terraces in the world.

High Note SkyBar – Budapest

The High Note SkyBar of the Aria Hotel Budapest has lounge furniture in fresh yellow and huge potted plants that provide a cosy atmosphere high up in the sky. The St. Stephen’s Basilica, the landmark of the city, can be viewed particularly well from the “Panorama Terraces”.


Mamilla Hotel – Jerusalem – Photo: Mamilla Hotel

Mamilla Hotel – Jerusalem

This is the nicest way to cope with the heat in the city of Israel: Relaxing on a comfy couch under the shade of the sun sail on the roof terrace of Mamilla Hotel. The restaurant serves both meat and fish dishes, fresh salads and pasta as well as delicious desserts.


Limão Rooftop Bar – Lisbon – Photo: H1O Duque de Loulé Boutique Hotel

Limão Rooftop Bar – Lisbon

The 120-square-meter Limão Rooftop Bar at H1O Duque de Loulé Boutique Hotel offers his guest delicious mediterranean and iberian tapas. In the blue-and-white ambience and modern wicker chairs one can enjoy the wonderful view and observe as in Portugal’s capital slowly approach the evening lights.


Marina Bay Sands – Singapur – Photo: Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands – Singapur

This is for people, who feel totally at home so high up: The Sands SkyPark with the biggest rooftop pool in the world. On loungers and under palm trees one can enjoy life on the 57th storey of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore.


Le Dantès Skylounge – Marseille – Photo: Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port

Le Dantès Skylounge – Marseille

Anyone planning a vacation in the oldest city of France, shouldn’t miss visiting Le Dantès Skylounge at the Hotel Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port. In the heart of the old harbour of Marseille, the guests are spoilt here with refreshing cocktails and the soothing sound of the waves.


SkyLounge Amsterdam – Photo: DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station

SkyLounge Amsterdam

The SkyLounge Amsterdam of the DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station is a bar over the rooftops of the Dutch capital city. All year round visitors can enjoy the panoramic view over the metropolis and relax on comfortable lounge furniture. In the evening, the SkyLounge Amsterdam turns into a trendy club with top DJs.


Hotel THE THIEF – Oslo – Photo: THE THIEF

Hotel THE THIEF – Oslo

From the rooftop terrace of the hotel THE THIEF in Oslo the view stretches to Holmenkollen – a mountain that towers 371 metres high. The special feature of this rooftop bar is the table chimney that enables a warm outdoor cocktail evening even if the weather is quite cool.


Restaurant Sirocco – Bangkok – Photo: Lebua Hotel and Resort

Restaurant Sirocco – Bangkok

The Sirocco Restaurant awaits the visitors high over the pulsating capital city of Thailand on the 63rd storey of the Lebua Hotel in Bangkok. Amid pleasant light arrangements and surrounded by the sounds of a jazz band, the guests are served award-winning mediterranean dishes.


Hotel de Rome – Berlin – Photo: Hotel de Rome

Hotel de Rome – Berlin

The state opera “Unter der Linden”, St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, Berlin Cathedral and the TV Tower can all be viewed from the magnificent rooftop terrace of the Hotel de Rome. Comfortable furniture, fire pyramids, lanterns and music provide a lounge feeling in the open air, both in summer and in winter.


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