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
Shiroiya Hotel - Japanese Minimalism Meets Contemporary Art
'21apr13
Shiroiya  
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Maebashi, the city of water, greenery, and poets, has seen a remarkable transformation from silk-manufacturing to being a pioneer in Japan's modernization. Shiroiya Hotel has seen a similar metamorphosis from a Japanese ryokan (inn) with 300 years of history into an inspirational contemporary creation. The original inn's rough concrete walls …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Maebashi  Japan  East Asia
EVOLUTION Lisboa Hotel - Evolutionary Hotel In Lisbon
'21apr7
EVOLUTION  
Lisboa
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How should the future of hotels look like? EVOLUTION Lisboa has taken matters into their own hands and came up with a new concept for providing pioneering accommodation. The evolutionary idea derives from the ever-changing way we live. The hotel wants to adapt to the needs of the new tech-savvy …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Lisbon  Portugal  West Europe
LetsBunk Poshtel-Boutique Hotel - High Life In A Hostel
'21apr5
LetsBunk  
Poshtel
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In New Delhi, it's crucial to find a great spot to stay as it's the second-most populous city in the world. The hostel is right on the Magenta line that you can take from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, making it super convenient if you are about to take off …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Location: New Delhi  India  South Asia
La Minervetta Maison - Nautical-Themed Cliff-Side Hotel On The Amalfi Coast
'21apr2
La Minervetta  
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Sorrento, the charming cliff-side town on the famous Amalfi Coast features beautiful architecture. It's the last stop on the Circumvesuviana rail line running from Naples, only taking an hour to reach your destination. Sorrento is renowned for its gorgeous handicrafts such as ceramics, lace, and woodwork. Maison La Minervetta embraces …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Sorrento  Italy  West Europe
Long Story Short Hostel & Café - Chic Hostel In Omolouc
'21mar30
Long Story Short  
Hostel
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Situated in the old town of the cheerful little Moravian town of Omolouc, Long Story Short prides itself to be different from the rest. It's founded on the principle that hostels don't have to look cheap nor should they serve dry toasts for breakfast. Instead, they have a magical garden …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina - Pleasure Oasis On The Hilltop
'21mar25
Hotel Villa Ducale  
Taormina
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Taormina is a charming medieval hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. Hotel Villa Ducale sits right above the old town blessed with exceptional panorama on Mount Etna and the Strait of Messina. In the right weather condition, you can see as far as the ancient port city, Catania. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Taormina  Italy  West Europe
Morpheus Hotel - City Of Dreams Macau – Futuristic Matrix Hotel
'21mar18
Morpheus  
Hotel
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Morpheus Hotel is straight out of Matrix. The Zaha Hadid-designed building that's part of the City of Dreams casino complex strikes as a machine-generated dream world. Exposed exoskeleton mesh structure facade, high-speed panoramic elevators zooming up-and-down, welcome to the futuristic vision of Macau! Luckily you won't have to choose between …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Macau  Macau  East Asia
ME Dubai By Meliá - The First Hotel Designed By Zaha Hadid Architects
'21mar11
ME Dubai  
by Meliá
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Right at the edge of Downtown Dubai in Business Bay, ME Dubai by Meliá hotel is in the most prestigious part of the city. The bold shape of the exterior continues inside, fans of architecture will notice the signature style of the world-famous Zaha Hadid Architects. Fluid curvy shapes adorn …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Viceroy Los Cabos – Sci-Fi Architecture In Baja California
'21mar9
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
Hewing Hotel - Industrial Vibes
'21jan14
Hewing Hotel  
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Jackson Building in Minneapolis’ North Loop was built in 1897 as a farm implement showroom and warehouse with trains going directly inside the building. In 2016 a complete transformation along with a full renovation was finished and it turned the brick-and-timber warehouse into an elegant and edgy boutique hotel. The …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Faena Hotel Miami Beach - Gold & Bold
'21jan13
Faena  
Miami
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Miami Beach is like a tropical island, but with Whole Foods on every corner. It was cleared of mangroves in the 19th century to make way for coconut farms, but property developers quickly realized the potential and incorporated it into a city. Ever since Miami Beach has been a trendsetter …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
7132 Hotel - 5-Star Swiss Alps Hotel With Stunning Thermal Baths
'20nov6
7132 Hotel  
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It seems like Swiss hotels are constantly trying to outdo each other in the art of ultimate luxury. The cryptically named 7132 Hotel is a strong contestant in the game. One of its unfair advantages? World-famous thermal baths designed by Peter Zumthor. The hotel’s curious name comes from its postcode …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Kameha Grand Zurich, Autograph Collection - Quirky Rooms & Swiss Luxury
'20jul9
Kameha  
Grand Zürich
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Situated in the bustling city of Zurich stands the Kameha Grand Zurich. With a unique fusion of architecture and indoor designing, this hotel will grab your attention right from the moment you see it, be it the spaciously well-designed suites or the quirky façade. The truly-Swiss rooms have doors separating …
Accommodation types: Design
RedDot Hotel - Use The Slide, Stairs Are Outdated
'20jun29
Reddot  
Hotel
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Built in 1979 under the name of Galaxy Hotel, the RedDot Hotel in Taiwan was refurbished in 2014 with a creative and playful ambiance. And boy does it impress! This hotel has a slide for those who wish to have their childhood dreams come true. You can choose your rooms …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Taichung  Taiwan  East Asia
The Joule - Cantilevered Pool Over Downtown Dallas
'20jan17
The Joule  
Dallas
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Located in the heart of Dallas’ business district, The Joule is a luxury hotel set in an old 1920s neo-Gothic landmark building. All 161 rooms, including four penthouses, are decorated with modern touches, luxurious linens, and more. From the “Demi Joule,” a petite urban escape, to the “Terrace Suite” with …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Dallas  USA  North America
THE QVEST Hideaway - Gothic Windows Overlooking Cologne
'19dec11
THE QVEST  
Hideaway
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A traveler’s hideaway tucked in the 2,000-year-old German city of Cologne. The QVEST is a beautifully designed hotel that expertly blends old and contemporary and can be found within a gothic building behind St. Gereon's Basilica. Built in 1897, the building was formerly home to the Historical Archive of Cologne. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Cologne  Germany  West Europe
Art Paradiso - Boutique Hotel In The Art-Tainment Resort Of Paradise City
'19dec10
Art Paradiso  
Paradise City
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The exquisite Art Paradiso Boutique Hotel is located in the Jung District of Incheon, right next to the Incheon International Airport. It's part of the massive Paradise City art and entertainment complex. The uniqueness starts with the way of getting there. You will be traveling between the airport and the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
The Collective Paper Factory - Co-Living Space In Long Island
'19dec9
The Collective  
Paper Factory
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An ode to times long before the digital age, The Collective Paper Factory in Long Island City, NY, lies at the crossroads of the Kaufman Arts District and Astoria in the borough of Queens. This is the co-living company’s first space in the United States. The 100-year-old building was once …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: New York  USA  North America
Su Gologone - Charming White Villa Surrounded By The Supramonte Countryside
'19dec2
Su Gologone  
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Hotel Su Gologone is located in the Barbagia region of Sardinia, an area that is both rugged and refined. Engulfed by the local flora, the red geraniums and prickly pears are the perfect backdrops against which the hotel contrasts its theme of culture, art, and tradition. The hotel embodies the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Villa
Location: Oliena  Italy  West Europe
PURO Gdańsk - Fresh Eclectic Design In The Old Town Of Gdansk
'19oct31
PURO  
Gdańsk
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Located in the city center on Granary Island, PURO Gdansk is a functional work of art. It is the fourth offering of the hip Polish hotel brand PURO. The hotel's facade is modern with large glass surfaces, but it follows the traditional architectural shapes of Gdansk. London-based creative studio DeSallesFlint …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Gdansk  Poland  East Europe