If you travel the world in a private jet, it’s worth your while to make sure your accommodations come with a great view. As you hop from FBO to FBO, consider staying at a hotel that offers a little something extra when you look out the window.
Hotel Splendido | Portofino, Italy
A favorite room among celebrity guests, including the late Elizabeth Taylor, suite 471 connects to suite 472. Room 471 is a corner suite with two views of the nearby harbor. Open the window to fill your room with the smell of fresh lime and pine. To learn more, please visit http://www.hotelsplendido.com/web/ospl/hotel_splendido.jsp
Hay-Adams Hotel | Washington D.C.
See the land that America’s Founding Fathers saw, their respective memorials and the White House from room 702 at the Hay-Adams Hotel. Open the curtains for a picture-perfect view of Lafayette Square, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial and the Potomac River. The site of the luxury hotel is also the former address of John Hay and Henry Adams (hence the name of the hotel). To learn more, please visit http://www.hayadams.com
Hotel Colón | Barcelona, Spain
Located on Avenida de la Catedral, the Hotel Colón places you just steps away from the Gothic cathedral Santa Eulalia. Notables like artist Joan Miró, architect José Luis and writer Tennessee Williams often requested this room. Rated as a hotel with “top-class comfort,” you can hear the live music in the square in front of the church throughout the week. To learn more, please visit http://www.colonhotelbarcelona.com
Budapest Hilton | Budapest, Hungary
Catch an eyeful of historic Hungarian architectural towers from your room at the Budapest Hilton. The hotel is the former site of a 13th century abbey on Buda’s Castle Hill, granting you blue-ribbon vistas of the city, Danube and the Hungarian plain of Pest. Also in view from room 516, behind the Fisherman’s Bastion turrets, is the Parliament building and Castle Hill. To learn more, please visit http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/hungary/hilton-budapest-hotel-BUDHITW/index.html
Enchantment Resort | Sedona, Arizona
Charter a private jet to Sedona, AZ and spend a night or two among the painted rocks of Boynton Canyon. The rock formations that you from room 311 are the same as those that you see in the Grand Canyon, but feature much stranger shapes—as if Antonio Gaudí molded them with his hands. If it seems as if you’ve seen the rock formations in the past, it’s because you probably have in old Western flicks. To learn more, please visit http://enchantmentresort.com
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel | Mumbai, India
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is where celebrities, diplomats and royalty stay when they’re in India. With every inch of the hotel dripping in elegance, it’s simple to see its irresistible charm. The view from room 456 is of the waters that lead to Elephanta Island and the boats in the Gateway of India. Savor the views that once astonished the like of King George V and Mark Twain. To lean more, please visit http://www.tajhotels.com/Luxury/Grand-Palaces-And-Iconic-Hotels/The-Taj-Mahal-Palace-Mumbai/Overview.html
Emerald Lake Lodge | Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Cabin 24, Room 3
Ideally situated in Yoho National Park is Emerald Lake Lodge, one of the few accommodations within the protected plot of wilderness. During the winter, you get a picture-perfect view of snow-topped trees and peaks. The real magic happens in the spring and summer, after the snow melts, revealing the splendor of the Canadian Rockies. Equally as impressive is the reflection in the clear, turquoise-colored lake, which gets its glorious color from Emerald Glacier’s silt. To learn more, please visit http://www.crmr.com/emerald
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Solairus was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Solairus has over twenty-five base locations across the United States, Europe and Asia, employing more than two hundred flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering over fifty aircraft. Solairus is an Aviation Research Group/US Platinum-Rated and Wyvern Wingman certified charter operator. Solairus has also received the NBAA Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and is an IS-BAO stage two certified company. Solairus offers a full range of services in addition to aircraft management, which includes aircraft charter sales, aviation support services, and consulting. For more information about Solairus Aviation, visit www.solairus.aero or call 800-359-7861.