The Beverly Hills Hotel Suite With Balcony
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9 Instagrammable spots to watch a scenic sunset

November 02, 2021

There’s something wonderful about watching the glorious array of changing colours as the sun sets slowly over the horizon. Here are some of our favourite places to enjoy this special fleeting moment.
The sun sets on the flag flying above The Dorchester
The Dorchester

The Harlequin Penthouse

Glowing with glamour and celebrity intrigue The Harlequin Penthouse, our largest roof suite, promises you the perfect place to relax and take in the sunset. Step through French doors onto your secluded yet spacious terrace and relax as you gaze out across the magnificent views over London’s Hyde Park. For the perfect sundowner to sip at this momentous moment, we recommend our Martinez cocktail made with Dorchester Old Tom gin.

Le Meurice

Belle Etoile Suite with Terrace

For the ultimate private sunset experience in Paris, open the doors of the Belle Etoile Penthouse Suite with Terrace and take in the magnificent 360° views out across all of the city’s most famous landmarks. With a glass of something special in hand, sit back and relax on a lounger and indulge in the magical sense of having the whole of Paris at your feet.

Hotel Bel-Air Bar and Lounge Patio
Hotel Bel-Air

Bar & Lounge patio

There’s no better place to kick off cocktail hour at Hotel Bel-Air than on the patio of our popular Bar & Lounge. Sip a refreshing Pepino’s Revenge and settle in to watch the blue sky melt into shades of glowing pink and gold, as the sun sets below the canyon – an experience you won’t forget.

45 Park Lane

The Penthouse Suite balcony

The finest place at 45 Park Lane to see a sunset in all its glory is from the huge wrap-around balcony of The Penthouse Suite. This exceptional setting offers a rare 360° view over London, including famous landmarks such as the London Eye, The Shard and breath-taking views of Hyde Park. Settle in with a handcrafted Negroni and admire the vista.

penthouse suite terrace during sunset at 45 park lane, london
Hotel Eden Cocktail Il Giardino Bar
Hotel Eden

Il Giardino Bar

The best views at Hotel Eden are from the top floor, including the delightfully inviting Il Giardino Bar. From this vantage point, huge windows offer the most spectacular 180° views over Rome. In warm weather, the windows open fully to treat you to an uninterrupted view, while in winter you can see the sun set right behind St Peter’s dome. Sip a sunset-inspired Ricordi di Roma cocktail and wait for the sky to turn the same warm red hue as your drink.

The Beverly Hills Hotel


Find a perfect spot by the pool at The Beverly Hills Hotel or take a seat at The Cabana Cafe overlooking the pool. From here, get set for a colourful sunset surrounded by tall swaying palms. California is known for its wonderful weather and glorious pink sunsets so where better to enjoy the experience than at the ‘Pink Palace’ with a Piña Colada Reserva served in a coconut shell. Live the dream.

The Beverly Hills Hotel Pool
Hôtel Plaza Athénée Eiffel Suite Signature romantic dinner set up
Hôtel Plaza Athénée

Signature Eiffel Suite

Is there anything chicer than sipping champagne while watching the sun set behind the Eiffel Tower as it sparkles? To toast that magical moment, when day transforms into night, we recommend a glass of Dom Pérignon Grande Cuvée enjoyed in one of our Signature Eiffel Suites. The famous landmark can be seen from the luxury of your sofa, your bed and your bathtub – simply choose your favourite spot and enjoy.

Coworth Park

Drawing Room terrace

One of the most beautiful locations to take in magnificent sunset views at Coworth Park is from the scenic Drawing Room terrace. In summer, look out over the colourful meadow with a chilled glass of English sparkling wine such as Baker Street Bacchus, which was London Cru’s first English wine. On colder days, keep cosy and enjoy the view from the comfort of the Drawing Room.

Coworth Park Terrace Summer
Hotel Prinicie di Savoia view
Hotel Principe di Savoia


Time your trip to our Club 10 Fitness & Beauty Center at Hotel Principe di Savoia to coincide with the sunset. From the rooftop spa, take to the terrace for a spectacular 360° view of Milan’s city skyline. On a clear day, you can see all the way from the world-famous Duomo to the nearby Porta Nuova district. Sip a glass of chilled prosecco and capture the amazing light on camera.

For more ideas on how you can make the most your next stay with us, we have some wonderful ways to help you live like a local in our outstanding destinations.

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