When it comes to selecting a hotel, forget requesting a sea view or wanting to be poolside. Instead, how about the snowy peak of Mount Everest or hundreds of miles of Colorado desert when you look out the window first thing in the morning?
Whether it's enjoying some luxury on the 116th floor of the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong or meditating at the St Regis Lhasa in Tibet, where an oxygen mask comes complementary with every room, you haven't experienced the high life until you've stayed in a hotel where vertigo comes as part of the package.
We've tracked down 12 hotels around the world where a head for heights is essential. If you're up for feeling on top of the world, check them out in our gallery, below.