Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Design Hotels
Hotel Azucar
'13may14
Hotel  
Azucar
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*If The Beatles’ “White Album” were a hotel…* Named after the area’s sugar factories, Azucar features 20 beachside bungalows all as white as their namesake. The thatched roofs and colourful daybeds accent the pristine whiteness. Set on the Gulf of Mexico on miles of sandy beaches, Hotel Azucar is made ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design
Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas
'13may13
Palms Casino  
Resort
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Las Vegas hotels are known for their suites and Palms Casino Resort has the biggest, loudest and best suites on offer. Out of huge plate glass windows a sea of light stretches before you for miles and miles, it’s just Vegas and then you turn away from the view and ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Las Vegas  USA  North America
Martin's Patershof - Converted church hotel
'13apr29
Martin's Patershof  
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**The converted church hotel** This is a hotel in an historic church located in the art heart of Northern Europe, Mechelen where there are loads of amazing buildings, paintings and sculptures. Many were created in the sixteenth century renaissance. So when you’re done craning your neck and making impressed noises ...
Accomodation types: Church   Design   Luxury
Hotel Habita MTY
'13apr26
Hotel Habita  
MTY
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Ultra-hip Mexican hotel group, Grupo Habita is dropping mindblowing hotels like they have holes in their pockets. This offering is located in Monterrey and is billed as “Northern Mexico’s only design hotel” (correct at the time of writing). The design has minimalist blogs drooling - just check out these photos… ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel De Art
'13apr25
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De Art
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Located near amazing Malay sites such as the Blue Mosque, I-City and Bukit Cahaya Sri Alam Agricultural Park, Hotel de Art is a hip place to stay in Malaysia. An independent hotel that takes influence from the art hotels of Europe, Hotel de Art has 58 rooms each decorated in ...
Accomodation types: Design
Hotel Americano
'13apr23
Hotel  
Americano
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*Bolster your culture* Mexico’s famous hoteliers, Grupo Habita chose New York as the location for their first hotel north of the boarder. Known for designing stylish spaces, they fixed on a façade of sleek metal cladding so you know you are about to experience something a bit special. Inside, the ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Wanderlust Hotel
'13apr19
Wanderlust  
Hotel
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These days tourists are looking for a more “authentic” experience. To cater for such types, entrepreneurs are setting up boutique hotels in the grungier and less well-known areas of famous cities. Take the Wanderlust Hotel for instance. It’s located in a converted schoolhouse in Singapore’s Little India district: a hodge-podge ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
The Dune House
'13apr3
The Dune  
House
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*Unique design for hire* Commissioned by leading company, Living Architecture, this house was designed to reflect the traditional architecture of the area by locating each bedroom within its own gable. A feature picked up by top Norwegian architects, JVA. The roof is made from reflective alloy to capture the seasons ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Post Ranch Inn – True Grit and Beautiful Scenery
'13mar30
Post Ranch  
Inn
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Set in the blisteringly beautiful hills, planes and beaches of Big Sur in California, The Post Ranch Inn has long been part of the local area. In the early 20th Century explorer William Brainard Post was one of the first settlers in the area which was still largely uninhabited, he ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Glencomeragh Hermitages
'13mar26
Glencomeragh  
Hermitages
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Run by the Rosminian Order of the Catholic Church, the Glencomeragh Hermitages are part of a wider complex which includes a lovely country house converted for use by those seeking a spiritual retreat. The hermitages are functional, modern constructions set on stilts in the lush Irish hillside. They are made ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Clonmel  Ireland  West Europe
Hoshino Resort Risonare Yatsugatake
'13mar19
Hoshino Resort  
Risonare Yatsugatake
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Let’s say you like skiing. Well, the Yatsugatake Mountains and the Japanese Alps provide some excellent piste. And let’s say you want to experience the neon hive of Tokyo. And let’s presume you hanker after the latest architecture and design. Then you will want to stay here. Risonare is Italian ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Hokuto  Japan  East Asia
The Balancing Barn
'13mar16
The Balancing  
Barn
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*Architecture that’s way over the line* Built by maverick architects MVRDV this barn is a fine example of contemporary architecture. The balancing of the barn has half its mass hanging over a hillside. This adds an element of drama to the building, a sense of impending doom perhaps? Or is ...
Accomodation types: Design
The Olive Exclusive
'13mar7
The Olive  
Exclusive
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*A Lone City on an African Mountain* Set on the outskirts of the Namibian capital city of Windhoek, the Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel combines modern luxury with African highlights for your stay in this city over 1500 meters above sea level. The hotel is built on the site of an ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Windhoek  Namibia  Africa
Hi Hotel Eco Spa and Beach
'13mar6
Hi Hotel  
Eco Spa and Beach
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The Hi Hotel is a contemporary hotel and spa located 200 metres from the Mediterranean in Southern France. Designed by France’s best young designer, it is a contemporary space that focuses on well-being and eco philosophy. You can be sure that everything in the hotel is responsibly sourced, the waste ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Nice  France  West Europe
Arrebol Patagonia Hotel - Nature hotel with unique features
'13mar4
Arrebol  
Patagonia Hotel
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This hotel blends seamlessly with the forests and lakes of Puerto Varas which is one of South America’s most treasured landscapes. Local wood was used to construct the wooden fences that protect the outer walls. The interior walls are constructed from wooden bricks and other paneling was done by local ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco
D-Hotel
'13feb26
D-Hotel  
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The astonishing medieval town of Kortrijk in Belgium is home to some of the most well preserved historical architecture in Europe. The city centre is kept free of cars so the atmosphere is left unspoiled. The D-Hotel takes a 19th Century windmill and farm building and marries it with cutting ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa   Windmill
Maison Couturier – Central American Vintage
'13feb19
Maison  
Couturier
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Maison Couturier is an estate built by French immigrants in tropical Mexico in the 1800s. The old farmhouse has been renovated into boutique hotel where you will find your own private terrace and some delightful antique furnishings. Surrounded by tropical fruit trees, whirring crickets and lush scents. The white linen ...
Accomodation types: Design
Helga’s Folly – Jungle Eccentricity
'13jan29
Helga’s Folly  
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A favorite among celebrities and fun-seekers, this palace of whimsy is juxtaposed against lush jungle surroundings. The hotel was built by visionary artist, Esme De Silva and her bon vivant husband in the 1930s. Today it is run by their daughter, known as Madam Helga. She decorated the hotel using ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Kandy  Sri Lanka  South Asia
Mamilla Hotel Jerusalem
'13jan25
Mamilla Hotel  
Jerusalem
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Cutting-edge design is what this place is all about. That and luxury. Ok, so it’s about cutting-edge design, luxury and holistic wellness… all in the centre of the world, Jerusalem. Situated in the Mamilla corridor, a 19th Century area that connects new and old Jerusalem the best sights and shopping ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel Marmara Antalya - Revolving Hotel
'13jan24
Hotel Marmara  
Antalya
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Antalya is one of Turkey’s most beautiful cities with a sequence of historic buildings that makes a dramatic skyline. To fully appreciate this, the Hotel Marmara has built a special loft on top of its normal hotel building. Containing 24 rooms, the loft is designed to rotate through 360º using ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design
Location: Antalya  Turkey  Middle East
Rough Luxe Hotel - The thinking man’s boutique hotel
'13jan23
Rough Luxe  
Hotel
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Rough-Luxe is a concept hotel that attempts to redefine what is meant by “luxury”. Rather than being a passive consumer of finery, the guests at rough-luxe are encouraged to engage with their surroundings and view luxury as time spent in a special space with some excellent wine and stimulating art ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Red Stars Hotel St Petersburg
'13jan18
Red Stars  
Hotel
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Looking at the Red Stars from the outside, you could be forgiven for thinking that this is just another standard hotel inside a concrete cube. But this apparent ugliness is only skin deep. The interior of the hotel has been decorated by the best street artists in Russia creating a ...
Accomodation types: Design