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
Quinta De Casaldronho Wine Hotel - Sleeping In Wine Barrels
'15sep9
Quinta  
de Casaldronho
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The Quinta de Casaldronho Wine Hotel is set in the heart of the Douro Valley, offering magnificent views of the river, hills, and surrounding vineyards. Situated on 24 hectares, over half the land is allocated specifically for the production of Port wine which has made this region famous. In addition ...
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Wine
Location: Lamego  Portugal  West Europe
Herdade Do Moinho Novo - Countryside Living In "Hanging Houses"
'15sep4
Herdade do  
Moinho Novo
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The Herdade do Moinho Novo, located in the municipality of Montijo, Portugal, is among the latest innovations in agritourism. Only 30 minutes from Lisbon, the bungalows are set in a cork oak forest, meaning they are surrounded by nature. The “hanging houses” are perfectly integrated into the rural landscape where ...
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Canha  Portugal  West Europe
Boutique Hostel Forum in Zadar - Beds In The Windows
'15sep3
Boutique Hostel  
Forum
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Situated on the Dalmatian Coast, Zadar is steeped in history and intrigue. One of the most important hubs on the Adriatic Sea is home to Roman ruins, medieval churches, museums, and international ferries that welcome tourists to this vibrant city. The Boutique Hostel Forum is situated in the very heart ...
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Location: Zadar  Croatia  East Europe
Private Dreamhouse Sant Llorenc - Mallorcan Luxury Villa
'15sep1
Private Dreamhouse  
Sant Llorenc
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The peaceful town of Sant Llorenc des Cardassar is situated in the serene countryside of Mallorca. Located on the east coast, approximately one hour from the capital of Palma, Sant Llorenc des Cardassar offers visitors a true taste of Mallorcan culture. This sleepy residential town is nestled amid the rural ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Casa do Juncal - 900 Year Of History In Guimarães
'15aug31
Casa  
do Juncal
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Situated inside the city walls of Guimarães, Portugal, the Casa do Juncal allows guests to experience over 900 years of the city’s illustrious history. In recognition of its historical significance, the building was officially declared a World Heritage Site back in 2001. The hotel was originally built as a manor ...
Accommodation types: Design
Container Home In Palma De Mallorca - Quirky Rental
'15aug10
Container  
Home
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From the pristine white beaches and dramatic cliffs to the vivacious culture and nightlife, it is easy to understand why Mallorca is one of Europe’s premier vacation destinations. Whether your ideal vacation involves strolling along with the world-renowned beaches and azure waters or exploring the rambling streets and markets, you ...
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Viura - Cubist Architecture In The Sierra De Cantabria Mountain Range
'15jul28
Hotel  
Viura
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As you approach Hotel Viura, it appears to be an expression of the cubism artistic movement, with various boxes precariously balanced. Upon entering the hotel, you can fully appreciate the overwhelming beauty of your location and how those cubic windows illuminate the entire space. They also provide incredible views of ...
Accommodation types: Design
nhow Brussels Bloom - Blooming Art & Creativity
'15jul9
nhow Brussels  
Bloom
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Artistic expression and the creative lifestyle are the centripetal characteristics of Hotel Bloom. Inspired by Brussels' rich history and evolving personality, Hotel Bloom attempts to capture the artistic heart of the city through the work of its local artists. With this concept in mind, the original designers invited several young ...
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Amadeus Sevilla - Classical Music Theme In An 18th-Century Mansion In Sevilla
'15jun25
Hotel Amadeus  
Seville
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Situated in the very heart of Seville, the Santa Cruz district, Hotel Amadeus embodies the heart of classical music while preserving the Sevillan style. This 18th-century mansion has been converted into an elegant hotel that offers panoramic views of famous landmarks such as the Cathedral and Giralda. Encompassing the theme ...
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Seville  Spain  West Europe
Herangtunet Boutique Hotel - Fairytale Log House In The Norwegian Wilderness
'15jun18
Herangtunet  
Hotel
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Nestled in Norway’s highest mountain range, the enchanting village of Heggenes is perched between two picturesque national parks. At an altitude of 500 meters, you will find the exclusive boutique hotel Herangtunet. This stunning estate seems as if it was taken from the pages of a fairytale. Set amid an ...
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Traditional
Location: Heggenes  Norway  West Europe
Hix Island House - Exposed Concrete Minimalism
'15jun12
Hix Island  
House
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The Hix Island House is centrally located on the Island of Vieques, which is just southeast of the Puerto Rican mainland. Only a 20-minute flight from the capital of San Juan, this truly unique destination allows guests to return to nature in a beautifully designed hotel that incorporates natural elements ...
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly   Nature
W Barcelona - Bold Skyscraper Hotel
'15may29
W Barcelona  
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For those looking to wander the unfurling coastlines of the Spanish coast, appreciate a variety of artistic styles, and enjoy Catalan culture and cuisine, La Barceloneta Boardwalk is the ideal location to explore all the splendors of Barcelona. The W Barcelona hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling ...
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
Design & Wine Hotel - 18th-Century Manor & Modern Architecture In Portugal
'15may21
Design  
& Wine
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If you are looking for luxury, history, beaches, and amazing wine as well as easy access to entertainment, you need to book a stay at the Design & Wine Hotel in Caminha, Portugal. The hotel is a wonderful example of modern architecture blended with the classic 18th-century architecture of the ...
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
Hotel Klaus K - Design Hotel In Helsinki With Crazy Beds
'15may19
Klaus K  
Hotel
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The Hotel Klaus K is situated in the center of Helsinki near the world-famous Esplanadi shopping district. It features a gym, a popular nightclub, and amazing soundproofed rooms, all in one location. You will also be able to experience all of Helsinki by accessing the nearby tram system or taking ...
Accommodation types: Design
Sato Castle Motel Taipei - Vibrant Themed-Rooms
'15may12
Sato  
Castle
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Sato Castle stands out in the neighborhood since the building actually looks like a castle complete with torchlights, parapets, and chains hanging over the driveway to simulate the appearance of a drawbridge. The hotel is centrally located in the Zhongshan district, a mere 5-minute walk from Jiannan Road MRT Station. ...
Accommodation types: Castle   Design
Location: Taipei  Taiwan  East Asia
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour - Historic Meets Contemporary In Sydney
'15apr30
Ovolo 1888  
Darling Harbour
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Darling Harbor, the Sydney Opera House, Powerhouse Museum, The Rocks, The Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Circular Quay are all iconic Australian landmarks that you can access easily from the restored heritage building that is the 1888 Hotel. From the hotel, you can also travel to the Sydney Fish Market, the ...
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania
Hotel Daniel Graz - Loftcube Above The City
'15apr29
Hotel Daniel  
Graz
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The city of Graz is home to Hotel Daniel, which offers luxury and simplicity. They aim to provide more than everything you need in each of its 107 rooms, but the one to go for is the rooftop Loftcube room pictured below. It offers 360 degrees breathtaking panoramic view of ...
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Graz  Austria  West Europe
Hotel Brunelleschi - Living In A Restored Byzantine Tower
'15apr28
Hotel  
Brunelleschi
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The Hotel Brunelleschi is another magnificent option for accommodations in Florence, Italy. The hotel is a restored Byzantine tower (the Torre La Pagliazza, a former prison) and Medieval Church with a scenic view of the legendary Florence Cathedral. The hotel prides itself on its ability to provide excellence in service ...
Accommodation types: Church   Design   Luxury   Tower
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
Blakes Hotel - World’s First Luxury Boutique Hotel
'15mar25
Blakes  
Hotel
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Blakes Hotel is the only choice if you want to stay in the world’s first-ever [luxury boutique hotel](https://www.uniqhotels.com/luxury-hotels) established in 1978 by the famous designer, Anouska Hempel. It is unique because it was the first of its kind and takes you on an adventure through India, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Wythe Hotel New York - Panoramic Rooftop Bar In Brooklyn
'15mar23
Wythe Hotel  
Brooklyn
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Brooklyn has long been known for its history and brick buildings. The Wythe Hotel is in one of these historical industrial buildings from 1901. The building has been preserved in its original form with its exposed brick walls, arched windows, cast iron support columns, and magnificent pine wood ceilings. The ...
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America