VSO News lists the world’s best hotel views for F1 races


The race at your doorstep

The Formula 1 championship is known for its intense competition, thrills and blistering speeds. Last season was no different, as young Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the championship in controversial style. So far in 2022, the race has proved equally exciting with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc taking an early lead.

there are F1 fans who prefer to watch their races in luxury

With plenty more wheel-to-wheel action to come this season, there are still plenty of opportunities to get tickets to the world’s most sought-after races. However, not everyone wants to stand next to a dusty circuit. There are F1 fans who would rather watch their races in luxury than fight through the trackside crowds.

With these people in mind, VegasSlotsNews Online has created a list of five of the best Grand Prix hotel stays around the world. But these places don’t just give you a comfortable bed, they give you the chance to watch the action from the comfort of your own hotel, in some cases even the privacy of your own room.

Buckle up for the best front row seats money can buy…

Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo – Monaco

Price: $8,369

What better place to start VSO News‘ than with the Monaco Grand Prix, which is due to start on May 29. With its multi-million dollar yachts and high roller casinos, it is considered by many to be the real home of F1. If visitors want to further enrich this luxurious F1 experience, they can try the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo.

Located right next to the famous Monaco Casino, the 5-star hotel offers everything you could expect from a trip. It has a spa, swimming pool, sea views, access to a private beach and even a three-star Michelin restaurant.

But especially for F1 fans, the hotel is the perfect place to see the racing action. Fans can visit the Suite Garnier with its large balcony on the first floor overlooking the famous Place du Casino. Here, the cars tackle a right-hander directly in front of the terrace before rolling down the slope towards Mirabeau Corner.

Visitors who want the full F1 experience of their stay can book the four-night package for $8,369. As well as a double room, this includes two weekend tickets for the Grandstand on Casino Square if you fancy another view of the action. He will also seal an invitation to a drink with F1 legends on Friday at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo.

Four Seasons Hotel – Azerbaijan

Price: $3,738

Since their maiden Grand Prix in 2017, Azerbaijan have quickly become a fan favorite in F1. His highly technical street circuit in Baku has provided plenty of highlights over the years, including last year’s race which saw Verstappen slump in the lead with just three laps to go. The 2022 event will take place on June 12, and the Four Seasons Hotel will allow fans to witness the action without even venturing outside.

located at turn 16 on the Grand Prix circuit

The elegant 5-star hotel overlooks the Caspian Sea and the old town of Baku, but most importantly, it is also located on turn 16 of the Grand Prix circuit. This means it offers incredible views of the race with the majority of its suites offering balconies overlooking the course. Not only that, but the hotel also has two restaurants, a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, and a fitness center for those who want to pass the time between practice, qualifying, and the race.

The Four Seasons Hotel in Baku. [Image: Shutterstock]

Visitors who want a luxurious experience can pay extra for a Deluxe Caspian room. It costs around $872 per night and is big enough for two adults. For the best viewing of the race, F1 fans can pay to watch in the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, Kaspia, for $125 per person. In total, a four-day break at the Four Seasons Hotel with the extra viewing fees will set you back $3,738.

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel – United Kingdom

Price: unconfirmed

Second, a location that may not offer the same promise of great weather, but can certainly guarantee edge-of-the-seat races. In the past, Britain’s Silverstone circuit has hosted incredible victories from legends such as Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill. Fans hoping for another historic moment can soon try the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel.

hopes to launch the hotel in the summer of this year

In the past, all F1 fans visiting Silverstone had to camp or stay at nearby hotels, but they may soon have an even better option thanks to Hilton’s new development. The hotel company first announced plans to build accommodation at the Silverstone circuit in 2018. It has yet to open, but the company hopes to launch the hotel in the summer of this year.

The hotel itself is located opposite the Silverstone Wing pit and paddock complex, which guests will have direct access to via a walkway on the course itself. Each hotel room will have a balcony so guests can watch the race without even leaving their suite. As of now, Hilton hasn’t confirmed room pricing, but it’s sure to be at the top of visitors’ list.

With the Silverstone Grand Prix set to take place on July 3, fans could have the option of booking the promising new hotel if the launch takes place in advance. That said, the rooms will undoubtedly sell out quickly.

Carlton City Hotel – Singapore

Price: $5,713

Singapore hosted its first Grand Prix in 2008, and its night race at Marina Bay Circuit has now become a staple of the F1 calendar every year. One of his most historic moments in 2017 saw Sebastian Vettel crash into Verstappen and his own teammate Kimi Raikkonen. To make sure you catch fireworks during this year’s race on October 2, you can try the Carlton City Hotel.

the 368-room hotel has an outdoor pool

Located in the historic Tanjong Pagar district, the 368-room hotel features an outdoor pool, restaurant, bar, fitness center, and on-site cafe. Visitors can soak up the sun on the hotel’s beautiful terrace or take a short drive to local attractions such as colorful Chinatown.

In addition to all these advantages, the hotel is located right next to the Marina Bay circuit. This means that it offers spectacular panoramic views of turns seven, nine, ten, 11 and 14. In fact, its customers can see around 40-50% of the Grand Prix from the comfort of the hotel, with a view of the private balcony.

The runway seen from the Carlton City Hotel. [Image: grandprixadventures.com]

Fans who want the premium F1 experience can pay $5,745 for the Pearl package. This provides guests with five hotel nights and VIP hospitality, including an open bar and unlimited champagne for fans taking in the racing action.

W Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi

Price: $5,921

Last on VSO News’ list is also the final race of the F1 season, scheduled for November 20. Last year, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix turned out to be an absolute spectacle. It saw Verstappen clinching the Hamilton Championship title in spectacular fashion on the final lap, and if you want to make sure you catch the action this year, you might want to give W Abu Dhabi a try.

The iconic building has become synonymous with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and it’s easy to see why. It sits on the doorstep of Yas Marina Circuit, offering front row seats to the race each year. Not only can visitors watch F1 from luxurious rooftop bars, but it also offers 12 restaurants serving award-winning cuisine as well as unlimited champagne and fine wines for VIPs.

To do F1 Abu Dhabi the right way, visitors should book the VIP Hospitality treatment. This includes iconic trackside views, inclusive food and drink, post-race concert access and a public pit lane walk the day before practice. It starts at around $3,830. Meanwhile, a four-day hotel stay will bring the total cost to $5,921.


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