Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
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Desert Cave  
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Coober Pedy is a small mining town in the Australian Outback. Because of the extreme temperatures (40ºC in summer), many inhabitants live in underground houses called ‘dugouts’. In fact, the name, ‘Coober Pedy’ comes from the Aboriginal name for the town, ‘kupa-piti’ which means 'white man's hole'. The area has …
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Underground
Villa Vals  
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Tucked away under the snow-capped mountains in the green meadows of the Swiss village of Vals lies the ultimate hidden villa. This house is carved into the mountainside in a flawless design to leave the natural surroundings unharmed. Villa Vals can accommodate up to ten people and is set within …
Accommodation types: Underground
Royal Mansour  
Marrakech
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Located in the North African country of Morocco, the Royal Mansour Marrakech is a 5-star luxury accommodation that is more palace than a hotel. The King of Morocco, King Mohammed VI, actually commissioned the building of this hotel himself! In fact, the king has used the Royal Mansour as an …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Sala  
Silvergruva
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Lounge on your luxury leather chair underneath a delicate chandelier that hangs from the roof of a room which has been tunneled out of a pure rock, 155 meters below the surface. As if you were Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Except for massively rich and less ring-obsessed. So …
Accommodation types: Cave   Underground
Location: Sala  Sweden  West Europe
La Claustra  
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Forget about simply visiting the Swiss Alps; now, you can stay in a former army fortress nestled within the mountain's rocky face. La Claustra in Switzerland is a treasure trove of discovery and uniqueness extended in an area of 4000 m2. Here you will find an atmosphere like no other …
Accommodation types: Cave   Mountain   Underground
Talist Siwa  
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Talist Siwa in Egypt is an ecological lifestyle experience. Talist means ‘Lake’ in the local Amazig language, and that’s exactly where this lodge is located – next to the Siwa Lake close to the Libyan border. It has a stunning view of the Jafar and Al Gary Mountains. This family-operated …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Traditional
Location: Siwa  Egypt  Middle East
Grand Canyon  
Caverns Suite
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Known as the “largest, deepest, darkest, oldest, quietest motel room in the world,” the Grand Canyon Caverns Suite in Arizona ensures an experience unlike any other. With caverns and walls over 65 million years old and located 22 feet underground, guests will find themselves completed isolated in the largest dry …
Accommodation types: Cave
Les Cabanes  
De Rensiwez
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Set in a gorgeous, sheltered valley of the Ardennes in Wallonia (the French-speaking region of southern Belgium), Les Cabanes de Rensiwez has possibly the most romantic treehouses that you have ever seen. The name means "the crossing of the reindeer", and a part of the pathway leading to the cottages …
Accommodation types: Fairytale   Nature   Treehouse
Fasano  
Boa Vista
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Located on a 750-hectare property a few hours from Sao Paulo, this hotel seeks to recreate the glamour of the 50s and 60s. The two wings of the hotel sit on the highest point in the property, overlooking a lake where the sun appears to submerge every evening. On the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
Beckham Creek  
Cave Lodge
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Way before David Beckham kicked a football Beckham Creek was hanging around being beautiful and waiting to be discovered. Now a 280-acre estate, the centerpiece is the amazing cave lodge. It took four years to build with the outside façade full of windows to let light into the cave. Check …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Parthenon  USA  North America
Sarova Salt Lick  
Game Lodge
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Built on stilts around prime grazing ground, the Salt Lick Lodge is one tasty proposition. Located in over 9000 square miles of protected terrain covering Western Kenya, the Lodge offers you the chance to view a menagerie of wildlife within a living ecosystem. The lodge has many terraces where you …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Wundanyi  Kenya  Africa
Sextantio  
Le Grotte
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Located in the ancient city of Matera in Italy, this unique hotel is built into caves that once housed our ancient ancestors. Populated for 9000 years the town was officially founded by the Romans in the third century BC. It has been consistently inhabited since and the caves were used …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Parador  
de Ronda
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Perched on a cliff in the former town hall building, this incredible hotel is a worthy destination in itself. Located in mountainous Ronda, in the south of Spain, Hotel Parador offers unparalleled views of the Tagus River and the 120-meter deep ravine, El Tajo. The stunning landscapes make the outdoor …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Location: Ronda  Spain  West Europe
Hoshi  
Ryokan
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Hoshi Ryokan is the second [oldest hotel in the world](https://www.uniqhotels.com/nishiyama-onsen-keiunkan); first opening its doors in 717. Legend has it that the great Buddhist teacher, Taicho Daishi saw a vision while traveling in the local area. In his vision, a great deity made it known to him that nearby was a …
Accommodation types: Traditional
Location: Awazumachi  Japan  East Asia
Aqua Dome  
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The Aqua Dome Spa and Hotel sits high in the Austrian Alps in a granite-walled valley. The area is well known for its cross-country skiing but this is not the main reason you visit: far greater things await you because this is one of the most [luxurious spas](https://www.uniqhotels.com/spa-hotels) in the …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Viceroy  
Los Cabos
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This stunning Miguel Ángel Aragonés-designed resort is just minutes from San José del Cabo. The striking minimalist design highlights the white concrete and large glass surfaces. The eight blocks of buildings are surrounded by water mirrors all the way to the edges of the concrete walls with pathways leading to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury