12/10/2012 06:17 BST | Updated 12/10/2012 13:23 BST

Travel: Are These The Best Hotel Rooftop Views Ever? (PICTURES)

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Sirocco in Thailand is the world’s highest al fresco restaurant

As cities swell to the size of mini countries, a spectacular hotel rooftop has become a staple of cool hotels across the world.

Yes, we still love excellent service, extensive spa facilities and an exquisite restaurant -- but if you add a panoramic view of millions of pinpricks of light, winking skyscrapers and a neon glow, it's then we begin to feel (literally) on top of the world.

HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked hotel price comparison site Trivago to help us put together a list of the 10 most spectacular hotel rooftop terraces from across the globe.

From Dubai and London, to Bangkok and New York, here are the international hotels that have received exceptional reviews from travellers for their dizzying heights and breathtaking views of international cities.