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Blanket Bay amongst the world's 'Hotels With The Most Beautiful Views'

Apr 28, 2012

In the October 2011 Blanket Bay was listed on prestigouse Forbes.com as offering guests one of the world's best vistas. This exclusive lodge with only 13 rooms and suites overlooks Lake Wakatipu and the majestic ramparts of the Richardson and Humboltd mountains. No matter what season, guests are treated to an awe-inspiring and ever-changing panorama of New Zealand's best alpine scenery.

"To be recognised as not only one of the world's finest hotels but also as the perfect place to soak up one of the world's greatest vistas is truely an amazing calling card", comments proudly Blanket Bay's General Manager Philip Jenkins. "What better location than here for romance or simply to relax and while away the hours with our famed New Zealand hospitality" states Philip.

The list of the world's 10 best hotel views according to Forbes magazine also includes:

118th story views of the Ritz Carlton overlooking Hong Kong Harbour breathtaking scenery from the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta Canada spectcular vistas of Cape Town's Tabeltop Mountain from the One and Only hotel, South Africa the surreal blazing red rock country of Arizona at the Enchantment Resort Arizona, USA sweeping panorama's of Torres del Paine National Park's  impossible spires from Salto Chico Lodge, Chilean Patagonia vistas of the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and surrounding peaks from the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, Peru a visual feast of the famed Amafi Coast from Le Sienuse, Positano Italy the 600-acre beachfront of Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain, Caribbean

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