View of terrace and lake at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como

Through the lens: rooms with views

Whether you’re sipping a cocktail at one of our signature bars, or basking in the sun from your private rooftop terrace, we hope you enjoy the view – from blooming gardens and dramatic mountains to shimmering skylines and bustling waterways. We explore seven of the most breathtaking vistas from our favourite Mandarin Oriental suites, pools, restaurants and bars

Bathroom with views of the sea at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

The Royal Penthouse at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

From the iconic ultramodern skyline to the endless blue of the Arabian Gulf, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai has unmatched vistas, wherever your vantage point. For dazzling seascapes, check in to the glamorous Royal Penthouse, where full-length windows give way to panoramic views of the surrounding waters. Relax and unwind in your very own steam room, before sinking into a marble-adorned bathtub to soak in the heady sights.
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Riverside Terrace restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

The Riverside Terrace at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Commonly known as the River of Kings, the Chao Phraya River is the beating heart of Bangkok. Take a seat at the aptly named Riverside Terrace and observe the comings and goings of this flitting waterway, from ferrying commuters to awestruck day trippers as you feast on fresh seafood. Marvel at the skilful chefs working their magic as they cook up exquisite international fare from interactive food stations.
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View from The Globe, Riyadh

The Globe in Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh

Inhabiting the monumental three-storey dome atop Al Faisaliah Tower, the renowned The Globe restaurant guarantees elevated views. Experience Saudi Arabia’s dynamic capital from a unique perspective as you dine on exquisite modern European fare, from crispy polenta and ratatouille to black cod and creamy lemon potato mousseline. Time your reservation for sunset and watch as the city transforms into a twinkling canvas.
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Terrace, pool and lake view at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como

The Panoramic Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como

Sun-worshippers will delight in Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como’s Panoramic Suite, complete with personal sundeck and the resort’s only private swimming pool. Catch some rays over a cocktail on the terrace, then cool off in the deep end to the glistening backdrop of one of Italy’s largest and most beauteous lakes. For a closer look, hop on a Riva boat and admire the charming villages, handsome villas and natural landscapes from a buoyant new perspective.
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Pool at Mandarin Oriental, New York

The Pool at Mandarin Oriental, New York

A hop, skip and jump from Central Park, in the heart of Manhattan, Mandarin Oriental, New York is home to a whole host of spectacular spots from which to gape at the magnetic Big Apple. Salute the skyline over an elaborate cocktail at MO Lounge or catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the aptly named Skyline Suite. Our pick of the views? Head to the 36th floor and take in the sweeping vistas of the Hudson River from the 75ft lap pool.
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Terrace seating an views at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

The Royal Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Nestled within 20 hectares of luscious gardens, calming pools and thriving olive groves, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech offers a peaceful retreat from the spirited Moroccan capital. Check in to the Royal Suite and gaze out at the Atlas Mountains over a traditional mint tea as you soak up the sun on your private terrace. Time to revive? Take a dip in your very own plunge pool or indulge in a restorative steam shower.
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Swimming pool at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Poolside cabana in Kuala Lumpur

Tucked between the blooming KLCC Park and impressive 88-storey Petronas Towers, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur offers a first-rate viewpoint from which to admire this vibrant metropolis. For the ultimate R&R experience, reserve one of the chic poolside cabanas, where you can sink back and watch the world go by completely undisturbed until you fancy a dip in the infinity-edge swimming pool.
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Words by Rebecca Naylor

View from the Penthouse Suite at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

Seven of the world’s most incredible suites

There are rooms with a view and then there are those that take it to another level. We round up Mandarin Oriental’s most breathtakingly beautiful suites