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
Hotel Indigo Warsaw - Stylish Revival From The Ashes
'19oct23
Hotel Indigo  
Warsaw
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The city of Warsaw quite literally rose from its ashes after the Second World War, and so did the Branicki Residential House, also known as Smolna40. It was bombed and robbed, and it was completely rebuilt after the war. This picturesque eclectic building is where the iconic Hotel Indigo Warsaw …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Warsaw  Poland  East Europe
Haslla Art World Museum Hotel - Sleeping In A Contemporary Art Exhibition
'19sep11
Haslla Art World  
Museum Hotel
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Located on the boardwalk in Gangneung, South Korea, the Haslla Art World Museum Hotel was created to be a piece of artwork itself. The architecture and design represent a harmonious balance between art and nature. There are 24 unique guestrooms inside. The areas in the front of the hotel feature …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Hotel EMC2 - Science And Art Fusion At A Luxury Hotel In Downtown Chicago
'19jul8
Hotel EMC2  
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You might have guessed it from the name: this hotel is for all the geeks out there. Referring to Albert Einstein's famous equation, EMC2 is an art-and-science-themed hotel “geared toward both left- and right-brained guests” for a unique experience. The concept behind EMC2 was inspired by Northwestern Chicago, where the …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Vik Chile - Designer Hotel In Chile With World-Class Winery And Wine Tours
'19jun10
Vik Chile  
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If there’s anything that goes better together than wine and cheese, it’s wine and luxury hotels. Set in the Colchagua Valley and surrounded by vineyards, Vik Chile is a remote escape where you can slow down and relax over a glass of fine wine. The place is a brainchild of …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature   Wine
Hotel Nordoy - The Oldest Hotel In Tel Aviv
'19may31
Hotel  
Nordoy
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If you could time travel, would you? If the answer is yes, you can get a taste of the past at Hotel Nordoy. Built in 1925, in the heart of the historic Tel Aviv neighborhood of Nachlat Binyamin, Hotel Nordoy is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the city. Not …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Tel-Aviv  Israel  Middle East
Ovolo Nishi - Sustainable Designer Hotel In Canberra
'19may30
Ovolo  
Nishi
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The eco-friendly Ovolo Nishi in Canberra is a designer hotel through and through. From the attention-grabbing exteriors to spectacular interiors, this hotel is the epitome of cool. Safe to say, sustainability never looked better. The rooms are furnished with locally salvaged and restored vintage furniture, and all artworks are original. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Canberra  Australia  Oceania
Hotel St. Martenslane - Charming Small Design Hotel In The Netherlands
'19may8
St. Martenslane  
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Located in one of the oldest cities in Holland, Maastricht, the Hotel St. Martenslane is a charmingly small hotel in a convenient location. While the hotel isn’t grand in size, the 13 rooms are certainly comfortable and spacious. Guests can choose to stay in a medium room, large room, x-large …
Accommodation types: Design
Club Hotel Casapueblo - Quirky Whitewashed Palace In Punta Del Este
'19apr30
Club Hotel  
Casapueblo
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Unlike any other hotel on Mansa Beach in Punta Ballena, the Hotel Casapueblo stands out with its Mediterranean-style architecture inspired by the nest of the hornero bird. The hotel was designed by Carlos Páez Vilaró, a renowned Uruguayan artist, and it used to be his summer house and a workshop. …
Accommodation types: Design   Palace
Locanda La Gelsomina - Intimate Wellness Retreat In Malta
'19mar26
Locanda  
La Gelsomina
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Wondering where to go for your next yoga or wellness retreat? Forget the usual suspects and head to this under-the-radar yoga destination in… Malta. Set right in the heart of the picturesque town called Birgu, a stone's throw away from the historic capital of Valletta, Locanda La Gelsomina is housed …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Birgu  Malta  West Europe
BLOC Hotel Birmingham - Ultra-Modern Urban Hotel In The Jewellery Quarter In Birmingham
'19mar20
BLOC Hotel  
Birmingham
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BLOC Hotel Birmingham is all about that comfort. From easy public transport access to cleverly designed rooms, everything about this place is thought out to make things simple and convenient. Throw in a bit of that sleek urban design and some tech novelty, and you’ve got a pretty solid choice …
Accommodation types: Design
PUBLIC Hotel New York City - Affordable Luxury In Central New York
'19jan11
PUBLIC  
Hotel
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For something that’s called Public Hotel, this place is pretty damn exclusive. Actually, forget exclusive. This place is fabulous. But despite extravagant looks, Public Hotel is actually very decently priced (if you can say that anything is decently priced in New York). The modest pricing is a conscious choice of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam - Indonesia-Inspired Hotel With Its Own Subtropical Garden
'19jan4
Hotel Jakarta  
Amsterdam
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The fascination with Indonesia is high in the Netherlands. In addition to the countless Indonesian restaurants, Amsterdam has now gotten its own 4-star hotel inspired by mixing the two cultures. And very appropriately, the hotel is set at the IJ river, where ships used to leave for Jakarta. At first …
Accommodation types: Design
Backstage Boutique SPA Hotel Zermatt - Rooftop Hot Tub And Wild Design Suites
'18dec4
Backstage Hotel  
Zermatt
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Located in the mountains of Switzerland, the Backstage Hotel in Zermatt is a beautifully designed luxury option for those looking for the ultimate getaway. Every piece of furniture in this hotel is made by hand in the studio of the artist, architect, and designer Heinz Julen. With walnut, chrome, and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
The Henry Jones Art Hotel - Creativity In A Waterfront Warehouse And Jam Factory
'18nov29
The Henry Jones  
Art Hotel
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Infused with rich history and artistic styling, this Australian hotel was created within Hobart’s oldest waterfront warehouse and jam factory. Now, modern art peppers the walls in this hotel boasting 56 rooms. The hotel gets its namesake from one of Australia’s most successful businessmen, Henry Jones, who at just 12 …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Hobart  Australia  Oceania
Aria Hotel Budapest - The Best Hotel In The World
'18nov27
Aria Hotel  
Budapest
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Located in Hungary’s capital on the “Pest” side of the Danube River and just steps from St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Aria Hotel in Budapest represents a love for all things musical. The word “aria” actually means “a long, accompanied song for a solo voice, typically one in an opera or …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Music
Radisson Blu Berlin - The Home Of The Largest Freestanding, Cylindrical Aquarium
'18nov9
Radisson Blu  
Berlin
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Germany's capital city is the historical backdrop to many poignant moments of history, with numerous museums, monuments, galleries, and other points of interest to illustrate them. Due to its laidback lifestyle, friendly locals, and dynamic vibe, it’s no wonder why Berlin is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Situated on …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Greenhost Boutique Hotel Prawirotaman - Eco Inspiration In Indonesia
'18nov7
Greenhost  
Boutique Hotel
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Set in the heart of Yogyakarta, the Greenhost Boutique Hotel offers travelers a refreshing change from the traditional business hotel. Designed around the themes of innovation and sustainability, this hotel inspires every guest to live more cleanly and minimize their ecological impact as part of a cooperative effort. These ideals …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
Hotel Stary Kraków - The Most Beautiful Hotel Interior Design In Europe
'18nov5
Hotel Stary  
Kraków
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Situated in Old Town Krakow, the Hotel Stary has captured the grandeur of the hotel’s past while showcasing the erudite décor. The renovations have resurrected what was once a marvelous merchant’s home, dating back to the 15th century. Voted “the most beautiful hotel interior design in Europe,” any guest of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Kraków  Poland  East Europe
Scandic Narvik - Panoramic Views From The Tallest Building In The City
'18oct31
Scandic  
Narvik
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Scandic Narvik is quite possibly the most modern hotel in Narvik, a city characterized by hiking trails, old-world historical sites, and museums. However, the Narvik Hotel offers one of the tallest buildings in the region (tallest in Narvik at 52m / 171ft) and a huge sloping glass exterior. You will …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Narvik  Norway  West Europe
The Mesui Hotel Bukit Bintang - 70s Hotel In Malaysia With Unique Round Window Facade
'18oct23
The Mesui  
Hotel
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The Mesui Hotel in Kuala Lumpur is hard to miss, thanks to the very distinct facade featuring giant circular windows (think huge washing machines stacked upon each other). This unique design is owed to the extravagant 70s aesthetic trends. Today the hotel is a happy marriage of the original architecture …
Accommodation types: Design