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 Casa San Agustin
'14aug18
Casa  
San Agustin
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*Hot Colombian boutique hotel* This quaint hotel has been restored carefully with the needs of the cosmopolitan traveler in mind. The three sun-gleamed buildings were built in colonial times and original frescos and wood-beamed ceilings remain key features of the new design. The location is the UNESCO World Heritage town ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Kura Design Villas Uvita
'14aug5
Kura  
Design Villas
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*Costa Rica’s hippest location* Costa Rica has a long tradition of ostentatious hotel-building but today’s travelers often prefer a smaller, wiser experience. Enter then, Kura Design Villas. Located on the esoteric Osa Peninsula halfway up a rainforest-clad mountainside, these properties balance perfectly on that fine line between rustic and luxury. ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
25 Hours Hotel Number One
'14jul2
25 Hours Hotel  
Number One
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*13 months of the year…* 25 hours are a new brand of design hotels with the philosophy that each hotel should be unique and tailored to its location. Their “Hotel Number One” is located in Hamburg in a converted 1950s office block. Inside, the interior is a funky blend of ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Hamburg  Germany  West Europe
The Five Hotel
'14jun11
One  
by the Five
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*If man is five…* For many people Parisian hotels are always going to be a crystal chandelier affair with Louis the XVI chairs and hankies flopped around the place. But for us at Uniqhotels it is all about vaulting design that o’erleaps itself and… well, this is no time for ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
Hotel Greif
'14jun5
Hotel Greif  
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*Good grief!* This 500 year old building was once owned by aristocratic families but it is now a designer hotel. A huge renovation project took place in 1993 when the Viennese architect Boris Podrecca managed the feat of creating a modern hotel encompassing four old houses. Today, each of the ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Bolzano  Italy  West Europe
be Manos
'14jun3
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Manos
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*Oh be-have* Take a swill pill in this fragrant pit of chic. Yes, this 1920s building has been refurbished into one of the world’s most desirable boutique hotels. The interior has been decorated to exacting standards using monochromes and reflective steel to create an impression of living inside a sexy ...
Accomodation types: Design
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
'14apr1
Inntel  
Zaandam
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*The Hotel that Makes You Smile* This incredible-looking hotel is twelve storeys high and looks as if a giant has taken a number of the green-painted cottages typical of the Zaan region and mashed them together. One blue house stands out in the mix – it is a reference to ...
Accomodation types: Design
Delano South Beach
'14mar7
Delano  
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Miami Beach is a magnet for celebrities and you can find some of them at the Delano Hotel. The hotel has been designed to reflect the lifestyle of you average schmo’s wildest dreams, just check out these photos of the indoor/outdoor lobby, the landscaped pool and luxurious day beds. Artwork ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel Boca Chica
'14mar6
Hotel  
Boca Chica
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*The return of glamour* Acapulco, Mexico, in the 1950s was a glamorous haven for rich dudes with grey-haired chests and beauties in white bikinis. But recently some people have said it is in decline. Lucky, then, that Hotel Boca Chica has arrived on the scene. Located in a vintage Acapulco ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design
Golden Apple Hotel
'14mar3
Golden Apple  
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*Move over New York for Moscow’s Golden Apple* This is Moscow's first boutique hotel and it is jam-packed with sizzling décor. There is a giant golden apple in the glasshouse lobby and every floor has a different colour-scheme with the seven floors corresponding to the colours of the rainbow. The ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
'14feb20
Hotel Zetta  
San Francisco
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*Post-retro tech hotel* Located in central San Francisco near SoMa (South Market) and the Westfield mall, Hotel Zetta is one of America’s most technologically advanced hotels. The recent refurbishment has utilized the recycled, the re-used and re-appropriated. A string of iMacs contrasts with twisted timber detailing. Your room features a ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Seven4One Hotel
'14feb15
Seven4One  
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*Trendy spaces in idyllic surroundings* This boutique hotel in Laguna Beach, California is a special design hotel created by the famous Horst Architects. They have created a contemporary design in conversation with the quaint aesthetics of Laguna Beach. They used reclaimed wood from buildings demolished in east LA, over 100 ...
Accomodation types: Design
Rogner Bad Blumau
'14feb4
Rogner Bad  
Blumau
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*Bonkers Design Hotel* You can find the Blumau Hotel in the clear green hillsides of South-Eastern Austria. It is a unique wellness and design hotel. Some blogs have dubbed it “the world’s largest habitable work of art”. Designed by Austria’s most famous contemporary artist, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the Blumau Hotel was ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design   Spa
Hotel Welcome
'13dec21
Hotel  
Welcome
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*Genius lies in attention to detail* This hotel is built into an historic town house in Brussels. It has 17 themed rooms. Each one is decorated in the style of a location that gives you wanderlust. There is the Congo Room with its impressive African art, statues of tribal gods ...
Accomodation types: Design
W Singapore - Sentosa Cove
'13dec6
W Singapore  
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*Singapore Party Times* Located on a resort island, W Singapore is a hotel for the playful-hearted to wine, dine and have fun. Here you have access to everything on your doorstep: casinos, beaches, restaurants and the massive retail park known as Orchard Road. Your room has sea views, a special ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
theWit Hotel Chicago
'13dec3
theWit  
Chicago
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*Champion of Downtown* The Wit Hotel has an enviable location on the corner of State and Lake near to Chicago’s business district, theatre town and Millennium Park. The 27-story building was built in 2009 and reflects the vibrancy of the local area with a kickass lightning bolt running the length ...
Accomodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
The Mira Hong Kong
'13dec2
The Mira  
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*Top player in a fantastic location* The Mira has just emerged from a 65 million-dollar renovation to claim its place as a luxury hotel located in stand-out fashion opposite the popular Kowloon Park in Hong Kong. You room has a view of the rich green park which is a rare ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
25hours Hotel Hamburg HafenCity
'13nov14
25hours Hotel  
Hamburg HafenCity
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*Funky Hotel in a Cool Location* This hotel is brand new and chic as hell. It is part of the 25 Hours chain of design hotels. Its location is in an area of Hamburg called HafenCity which is has recently been restored and made into a haven for the leisure ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Hamburg  Germany  West Europe
Morosani Fiftyone
'13nov4
Morosani  
Fiftyone
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*Future hotel designs* Fiftyone is an automatic hotel which means there is no concierge, no receptionist and definitely no yoga teachers. You book your room online and check-in using a computer which ejects an electric keycard. The hotel only provides you with a room which has an LCD TV, high-speed ...
Accomodation types: Concept   Design
Lanchid 19 Design Hotel
'13oct27
Lanchid 19  
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*Glass Design Hotel with a Medieval Water Tower* Budapest’s only design hotel, the Lánchíd opened in 2007 and has received numerous awards since including three architectural awards and it is frequently named in traveler journalist’s lists of top 50 hotels. Its location is right in the heart of Budapest, in ...
Accomodation types: Design
Deseo
'13oct22
Deseo  
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*Caribbean Sun Selections* Located in the Mexican Caribbean and achingly hip, this hotel is built around a courtyard swimming pool: the blue iris in an eye of chicness. Around the pool are the designer day beds and a Jacuzzi. There is a DJ playing ambient music, hopefully with gratuitous lashings ...
Accomodation types: Design
QT Sydney
'13oct18
QT  
Sydney
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*Why, that’s delightful* Two of Sydney’s historic buildings have been revamped to create the QT Sydney which straddles the defunct Gowings’s department store and the still functioning State Theatre. Famous designer, Nic Graham headed-up the project taking inspiration from gothic and art deco styles to create a surrealist experience where ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania