08/02/2012 12:42 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Top 15 Rooms With A View To Die For

When it comes to choosing a hotel room, a jaw-dropping view usually takes it straight to the top of the wow-factor list.

southern-ocean-hotel-view Southern Ocean Hotel, Australia. Photo: Mr & Mrs Smith

From unspoilt sandy beaches and crystal clear waters to the bright lights of a city skyline, we've picked the best rooms with a view in 15 super luxe hotels around the world. Take a look below for the top escapes in spectacular settings.