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Check out the world's highest hotel!

Last updated on: April 1, 2011 10:37 IST

Image: The International Commerce Centre that houses Ritz Carlton.
Photographs: Reuters.

The world's highest hotel, Ritz Carlton  is open in Hong Kong. With spectacular views of the Victoria Harbour, the 118-storyed architectural marvel is a sight to behold.

Check out the world's highest hotel!

Image: Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
The Ritz-Carlton occupies the top 16 floors from 102 to 118 of Hong Kong's International Commerce Centre which is 490 metres high.

Check out the world's highest hotel!

Image: Spectacular view.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
The hotel has 312 guest rooms, a bar and restaurant on its 118th floor.

Check out the world's highest hotel!

Image: Ritz Carlton lobby, Hong Kong.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
A single occupancy room would cost you HKD 3,888 ($499), exclusive of taxes. All rooms offer spectacular city and harbour views.

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Image: Ritz Carlton restaurant.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
The Ritz-Carlton offers a fine dining experience with traditional Chinese offerings and Italian specialties.

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Image: Ritz Carlton restaurant.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
Six dining venues on the 102nd floor, include Chinese and Italian restaurants, a lobby lounge, tea lounge and alfresco rooftop bar.

All restaurants and bars offer panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. The Tosca restaurant offers Southern Italian cuisine.

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Image: The Lounge.
An ideal all-day dining venue for breakfast, The Lounge and Bar offers a wide tea and coffee selection, including its signature afternoon tea accompanied by live band performance.

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Image: Spa at the hotel.
The hotel also offers a lavish spa experience. It has nine deluxe treatment rooms and two couples' suites, plus floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views and soothing therapies.

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Image: Ritz-Carlton Club offers complimentary food.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
The Ritz-Carlton Club offers complimentary food and beverages 24 hours a day, as well as a dedicated Club Concierge, work stations, meeting rooms and Wi-Fi throughout. There is a swimming pool on level 118.

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Image: Luxury services.
The hotel offers a great ambience to hold exclusive board meetings, product launches or corporate celebrations.

Check out the world's highest hotel!

Image: International Commerce Centre.
Photographs: Reuters.
The International Commerce Centre was completed in phases from 2007 to 2010.

It is Hong Kong's tallest building and the third highest in the world after the Burj Khalifa and the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Check out the world's highest hotel!

Image: Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
Photographs: Courtesy, Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong.
The International Commerce Centre is owned and jointly developed by MTR Corporation Limited and Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong's metro operator and largest property developer.