Design hotels are the balance between the bizarre quality of concept hotels, and the standard services of a traditional hotel. These hotels are created by world-renowned interior designers who meticulously plan and craft every avant-garde room. Some feature abstract lighting displays while others have rain showers, vintage art and photography, and of course, life-size chess boards, because why not?
Design Hotels
137 Pillars Suites Bangkok - Astonishing Infinity Sky Pool Above The City
'21sep14
137 Pillars Suites  
Bangkok
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High above the bustling streets of Bangkok, this boutique hotel tower is the ultimate luxury getaway. 137 Pillars Suites Bangkok is a 135 meter (443 feet) tall skyscraper designed by the iconic Palmer & Turner architects famous for their hallmark buildings in Hong Kong. This boutique hotel occupies the uppermost …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper
Superbude - The Coolest Hotel & Hostel In Vienna
'21sep7
Superbude  
Wien Prater
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Forget about the commercial hotel nonsense spread around the Globe. It's time for a new wave of hospitality that focuses on a friendly, unpretentious environment where you will feel at home. Superbude hits the right chords with its laid-back nature. Breakfast in the afternoon? Sure thing! There is nothing more …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Location: Vienna  Austria  West Europe
2inn1 Kensington Boutique Hotel - Victorian Estate With A Perfect Table Mountain View
'21sep6
2inn1 Kensington  
Boutique Hotel
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Perfectly situated in the chic neighborhood of Oranjezicht, 2Inn1 Kensington provides extravagant accommodation that allows you to escape the downtown hustle and bustle of Cape Town yet still have easy access to the city center. In addition to the quiet atmosphere, the prestigious location also allows you to enjoy spectacular …
Accommodation types: Design
NH Milano Palazzo Moscova - Falling Down The Rabbit Hole
'21sep1
NH Milano  
Palazzo Moscova
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This neoclassical railway station was opened in 1840 and with trains running from Milan to Monza, the second oldest route in Italy. Today, it has been redesigned into a hotel by a top brand hotel brand, NH. When these fashionistas designed the rooms, they were thinking more of dreams than …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Sura Design Hotel & Suites - Precious Stone-Themed Rooms In Istanbul
'21aug31
Sura Design  
Hotel & Suites
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Sultanahmet is a historic area of Istanbul containing the famous Blue Mosque. It used to play host to chariot races – Ben Hur style and is one of the world’s most popular destinations. To stay in a luxury design hotel is a dream for many. So why not dream about …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Wiener Gäste Zimmer - Industrial Design & Homemade Mouthfuls In Vienna
'21aug25
Wiener Gäste  
Zimmer
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Housed in a 1929 building, the owner and mastermind behind this project, Erwin Gegenbauer, decided to upgrade this historic vinegar brewery with five guestrooms. With the help of architects heri&salli, they tore down the former interior of the building to reveal the original brick walls, wooden ceilings, and steel beams. …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Vienna  Austria  West Europe
Hotel TwentySeven - Surreal Opulence In Amsterdam
'21aug20
Hotel  
TwentySeven
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The monumental doors of Hotel TwentySeven welcome you to a dream experience, seemingly remote from the bustling Dam Square in Amsterdam, where it's located. This suites-only hotel is housed in the iconic 'Industria' building constructed in 1916. The sixteen sumptuously decorated suites are the exact opposite of Dutch minimalistic design. …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
The Roxbury At Stratton Falls - Quirky And Flamboyant Themed-Rooms
'21aug12
The Roxbury  
At Stratton Falls
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You have to see to believe the fantastical world created by a dedicated couple in the USA. The fairy-tale-like black and white castles with a hint of eye-popping green will catch your attention from the moment you arrive. The owners envisioned Alice in Wonderland happily living together with Willy Wonka …
Accommodation types: Design   Fairytale
Location: Roxbury  USA  North America
BOOK1 Design Hostel - The New Cool In Aarhus
'21jul27
BOOK1  
Design Hostel
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Freshly opened BOOK1 Design Hostel follows the attractive new trend of stylish affordability. It's located in a former library building from 1934 in the heart of Aarhus. Danish people take design seriously, and this place is no exception. Clever architecture and eye-pleasing design details are all around at BOOK1. Your …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Location: Aarhus  Denmark  West Europe
The Library, Koh Samui - Books & Bold Contemporary Design
'21jun25
The Library  
Koh Samui
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One of Thailand's trendiest hotels has an explicit fondness towards books and bold contemporary design. The Library has a beachfront location on the country's second-largest island. Koh Samui is known for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves, and lush, mountainous rainforests. The hotel's buildings are structured just like a book. Dominant …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Market Street Hotel - Sipping Champagne On Top Of The Auld Toun
'21jun21
Market Street  
Hotel
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The biggest architectural challenge to face is to fit in a modern building in an old town protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The globally renowned architects JMARCHITECTS and popular design studio FG Stijl squared up and did a remarkable job filling in a gap in the historical quarter …
Accommodation types: Design
X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort - Lanna Kingdom Meets Striking Modern Design
'21jun17
X2 Chiang Mai  
Riverside Resort
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Situated along the majestic banks of the Ping River, this boutique hotel combines traditional architectural elements of the Lanna Kingdom with modern design. The exterior consists of layered red bricks contrasting the crispy green color of the plants. The courtyard's impressive Tamarind trees are over 120-year-old. The 5-story resort feature's …
Accommodation types: Design
Alila Wuzhen - Minimalist Perfection In A Historic Chinese Town
'21jun9
Alila Wuzhen  
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Alila's third and newest hotel in China is located in the historic town of Wuzhen that's often referred to as the Venice of the East. It lies between three megacities - Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Shanghai – that are each have a population of over 10 million. The scenic town is …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Wuzhen  China  East Asia
KINN Capsule Hotel - Japanese Zen & Boutique-Level Comfort In Singapore
'21jun4
KINN Capsule  
Hotel
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The elegant and minimalist KINN Capsule Hotel is located in the heart of Singapore. It follows the Japanese design language of MUJI, also known as "no-brand quality goods." It was influenced by the Japanese Zen philosophy, placing the focus on simplicity and the essence of well-being. The interior design is …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design   Hostel
Treehouse Hotel London - 360-Degree Skyline Panorama From The "Treehouse"
'21may25
Treehouse Hotel  
London
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Treehouse in the heart of London? Well, not exactly. It's located in a 1960s office block that takes up the top five floors. Not quite the treehouse you would imagine, but it's not about the exterior looks, rather the indoor atmosphere. Wooden parquets, a bunch of vintage furniture, colorful bits, …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: London  England  West Europe
Notel Melbourne - Against All Boring Hotels
'21may20
Notel  
Melbourne
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Notel is not a hotel but an experience, and it's made up of six vintage trailers. They found them in the USA and shipped them to Australia. After thorough restoration work, their pretty rounded and polished chrome coachwork now shines just like new. 50 tone cranes then lifted them to …
Accommodation types: Design   Trailer
Location: Melbourne  Australia  Oceania
ModernHaus SoHo - Panoramic Rooftop Pool In Manhattan
'21may19
ModernHaus  
SoHo
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The iconic district of SoHo is where artists' lofts, art galleries, designer shops, and prime examples of cast-iron architecture are all around the corner. The name comes from the simple fact that the neighborhood is "South of Houston Street". ModernHaus SoHo - formerly the James Hotel - honors the neighborhood’s …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
MeetMe23 - Bonkers Ho(?)tel Design In Prague
'21may3
MeetMe23  
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To be, or not to be? Or rather the question here is, to sleep in a hotel or to sleep in a hostel? That's the concept behind MeetMe23´s ho(?)tel wordplay. And the answer is most likely depending on your budget and how much privacy you would prefer to have for …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Minimalist Poshtel - Japanese-Style Capsules And Scandinavian Suites In New Delhi
'21apr20
Minimalist  
Poshtel
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The new creation of Poshtel is located in Hauz Khas Village's green neighborhood. It's the twin-brother of the LetsBunk Boutique Hotel right across the road. Poshtel manages to cleverly fuse classic Swedish and Japanese minimalist interiors in a pleasant package for a wide array of travelers. The posh hostel part …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design   Hostel
Location: New Delhi  India  South Asia
Room Mate Bruno - Is This Real Life Or Is This Just Fantasy?
'21apr14
Room Mate  
Bruno
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The status of psilocybin mushrooms changed to illegal in the Netherlands in 2008, but it didn't stop Room Mate Bruno from being high on an artistic trip. This hotel is located in a former tea warehouse of the Dutch East India Company. Step inside, and you will find that the …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial