At lastminute.com we know you book hotels for reasons other than to sleep… we know you book them for their amazing views too! When you stay in a hotel you want to enjoy and explore the city you are staying in right? So, what’s better than being in the comfort of your own hotel whilst still being able to enjoy the city sights?
Here are the top 5 lastminute.com UK hotels with the best views:
The Royal Horseguards, London
This stylish 5 star hotel graces the banks of the River Thames giving spectacular views of the London Eye and Embankment.
Formerly the HQ of the Secret Service in the First World War, it has been transformed into a contemporary and luxurious hotel with a number of rooms offering stunning views of the River. Why not relax after a tiring day of exploring the local sights with a visit to the Terrace Bar where you can watch the sunset over the London skyline.
The Caledonia – Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh
This hotels lies in the shadow of the famous and historic Edinburgh Castle and is located at the West End of Princes Street – a popular shopping destination. ‘The Caley’, as it is referred to by the locals, has recently undergone a £24 million renovation and offers 241 rooms and suites oozing with style, sophistication and extravagance.
Many of the rooms overlook the Castle so you can wake up in the morning to stunning views of Scottish history.
Queens Hotel & Spa, Brighton
What do most people go to Brighton for? The beach of course! This hotel sits on the promenade overlooking the coast with fabulous views of the beach and Brighton’s famous pier.
It is ideal for families looking for some fun on the beach or perfect if you are looking to enjoy the local nightlife and goings-on in Brighton. Why not stay in a room with panoramic sea views and then go and relax in the hotel’s glorious swimming pool, gym and sauna? Perfect if it is a bit chilly in the sea!
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Newcastle
Situated just 10 minutes walk from the city centre, this 4 star hotel has a first class view of the Millennium Bridge which sits over the River Tyne.
Visit the MetroCentre for some shopping and experience the unique architecture the city has to offer. Feeling hungry? Why not go for some dinner at the Windows On the Tyne Restaurant where you can eat a delicious meal whilst looking at the reflection of lights in the water?
Atlantic Tower by Thistle, Liverpool
Arguably one of the best hotel locations in Liverpool, the Atlantic Tower by Thistle is located on the edge of the historic Albert Docks – now a World Heritage Site. This 4 star hotel has magnificent views of the River Mersey and is adjacent to The Royal Liver Building, which is one of the most recognised buildings in Liverpool. Why not try and spot the two Liver birds that perch on top of the roof?
If you love history, shopping and rocking out to The Beatles, a visit to Liverpool and a stay at Atlantic Tower by Thistle is a must.