Lace up your skates – Booking.com presents cool ice-skating rinks around the world
Snowy slopes, enchanted forests, and deep snow is often what comes to mind when we think about wintertime fun. For a change this winter, experience wintertime fun at some of the most incredible ice-skating rinks in the world for a glide with your friends or family!
With these beautiful destinations, travellers can practice their skating skills or just enjoy a cup of hot cocoa while watching their loved ones gliding on ice.
The elegant Hotel Plaza Athenee Paris, situated on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, is the ideal accommodation for relaxing after a winter’s day. The hotel boasts a Dior Institute spa, five restaurants, a cocktail bar, and its very own an ice-skating rink. After enjoying a perfect winter day in Paris, guests can relax at the spa, while the ice skating enthusiasts of all ages can have a memorable experience!
Visiting the Dutch Capital during the winter months? Don’t miss the unique ice-skating rink on Amsterdam’s Museumplein! The rink is open until the beginning of February and occupies the pond in front of the iconic Rijksmuseum.
The Conservatorium Hotel is only 200 metres away from the Museumplein and boasts beautiful architectural design and an extensive list of wellness facilities.
There is no shortage of winter activities in Vail, Colorado – skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and ice skating to name a few! Located only five minutes from the Eagle Bahn Gondola, the luxurious Arrabelle at Vail Square, a RockResort has its own outdoor ice-skating rink during the winter months.
Travellers who don’t wish to practice their skating moves can enjoy a cup of hot cocoa by the outdoor fire pit or an après-ski cocktail on the terrace.
London, United Kingdom
With a unique location and magical atmosphere, the ice-skating rink at Somerset House in London is a fan favourite. The beautiful English capital hosts a number of ice rinks throughout the city and Somerset House cannot be missed!
Situated only 100 metres away from Somerset House, The Private Apartments - The Strand - Covent Garden offers luxurious, fully equipped apartments overlooking The Royal Courts of Justice.
If regular ice-skating rinks aren’t enough – immerse yourself in a unique, rooftop winter wonderland in the Windy City of Chicago. Situated along The Magnificent Mile, the stylish The Peninsula Chicago is home to the beautiful rooftop ice-skating rink – the Peninsula Sky Rink. Nestled between Chicago’s stunning skyscrapers, the hotel’s beautiful ice rink donates all of its proceeds to children charities in Chicago.
Experience the world’s largest ice-skating rink at the scenic Rideau Canal this winter! Practice your jumps and twirls during this winter period at the 8km long canal where access to the rink is free.
After spending the day gliding on ice, warm up by checking into the nearby Sheraton Ottawa Hotel in downtown Ottawa, which is also close to tourist attractions such as Parliament Hill and ByWard Market.