Industrial hotels were once fully operation plants (most from the 1800s or early 1900s) that are now renovated to be comfy hotel rooms. The room and exterior structures have been restored and often converted to design hotels. The sheer metal structures and bare concrete surfaces give a very special atmosphere to these places.
Industrial Hotels
Room Mate Bruno - Is This Real Life Or Is This Just Fantasy?
'21apr14
Room Mate  
Bruno
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The status of psilocybin mushrooms changed to illegal in the Netherlands in 2008, but it didn't stop Room Mate Bruno from being high on an artistic trip. This hotel is located in a former tea warehouse of the Dutch East India Company. Step inside, and you will find that the …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Shiroiya Hotel - Japanese Minimalism Meets Contemporary Art
'21apr13
Shiroiya  
Hotel
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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
Steel House Copenhagen - Fun Industrial-Design Hostel
'21apr12
Steel House  
Copenhagen
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The brand new world of backpacking opens up new prospects for hostels, one that is not afraid to be bold. Taking inspiration from the hotels in New York, the facade is covered by corten steel, and the industrial design continues to be dominant inside. Progressive thinking went into the concept …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel   Industrial
Hektor Container Hotel - Digital Nomad Lifestyle In Ship Containers
'21mar24
Hektor  
Container Hotel
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In the smallest Baltic state post-Soviet development has seen a dramatic pace. Estonia's prosperity fueled by technocracy made into the most digitally advanced country in the world. This thriving for modernity trickles down to architecture as well. Creative minds have turned an abandoned tsarist era railway depot upside down and …
Accommodation types: Industrial
Location: Tallinn  Estonia  East Europe
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
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
Sekeping Kong Heng - Channeling The Past In Historical Malaysia
'18nov12
Sekeping  
Kong Heng
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Sekeping Kong Heng is a boutique hotel located in Ipoh, an old British colonial town with a slow pace of life near to some fabulous hiking trails. The three-story building was originally a home for actors who performed in an adjacent theatre that burnt down in the 1950s. Today, it …
Accommodation types: Industrial
Turbine Hotel & Spa
'18nov6
Turbine  
Hotel & Spa
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The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a premier hotel situated on Thesen Island in Knysna, South Africa, often considered among the most prestigious locales of the Garden Route. This picturesque boutique was once a power station, but it has been meticulously renovated in a luxury hotel integrating the old machinery …
Accommodation types: Industrial
Location: Knysna  South Africa  Africa
Sekeping Victoria - Rough-Luxe Warehouse Hotel
'18oct25
Sekeping  
Victoria
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Sekeping Victoria (Ruins of Victoria) is located in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Georgetown, Penang, a constituent island off the coast of Malaysia. The island was a colonial hub for trade in spices, tobacco, and betel nut for much of the 19th Century. Remnants of the old town center …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Industrial
No Man’s Fort - Naval Fort Turned Into A Luxurious Private Island Hotel
'18sep27
No Man’s  
Fort
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No Man’s Fort is a place for someone who wants to get away from it all... and have it all. Impossible? Well, this private island resort outside Portsmouth is one of Britain’s most secluded hotels, but it might also be one of its most entertaining with five bars, a cabaret …
Accommodation types: Fort   Industrial   Island   Remote
TheKrane Coppenhagen - One-Room Hotel In A Restored Crane In Copenhagen
'18aug10
TheKrane  
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Usually, when you think of industrial machines and docks, your mind doesn't rush to the luxury hospitality market. Yet, that is exactly what the Krane is. What used to be an industrial coal crane in the Copenhagen harbor is now a luxury two-person retreat. Yes, you read that right: a …
Accommodation types: Industrial
The Silo Hotel - Eclectic Hotel With A Glass-Walled Pool Overlooking Cape Town
'18jul30
The Silo  
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Great location, gorgeous views, spacious rooms... sounds pretty good already? Well, that’s just the beginning, because the Silo went above and beyond in making every inch of their hotel as delightful as possible. This is a hotel that once you enter, you will not want to leave again. Housed in …
Accommodation types: Industrial   Luxury
SiloStay - Unique stay in industrial steel silos
'17dec13
SiloStay  
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Looking for a sustainable spot for your next getaway? Want a “green” vacation that you can feel good about? Check out SiloStay! This unique spot is located in Little River, New Zealand, a small town with a population of just over a thousand people. The founders of SiloStay are “going …
Accommodation types: Industrial
The Granary - La Suite Hotel - Design Industrial Hotel In Wroclaw
'16aug29
The Granary  
La Suite Hotel
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The Granary La Suite hotel, centrally located in the heart of the historic district of Wroclaw, has distinguished itself with its excellent service, unique design, and historical significance. This prestigious 5-star boutique has sleekly fused its 16th-century architecture with an elegant, contemporary design. First constructed in 1565, the Granary was …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Wroclaw  Poland  East Europe
Ovolo Woolloomooloo - Art And Fun In The Wharf
'16jun30
Ovolo  
Woolloomooloo
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Located down under on Sydney's Woolloomooloo Wharf (the longest timber-piled wharf in the world!), this modern hotel is peppered with art and fun designs. It offers 100 rooms and suites that range from the ‘superoo’ to the ‘cityvoo loft’ and ‘ultraroo.’ Larger rooms include scenic water or garden views, lounge …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania
The Waterhouse At South Bund - The Love For Visible Concrete In Shanghai
'16jun6
The Waterhouse  
at South Bund
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While the exterior of the Waterhouse lacks shine and sparkle, the interior rooms of this hotel are sleek and modern, decorated in crisp whites and light wood. The industrial exterior of this hotel, located in Shanghai, comes from its former life as a warehouse, dating back to the 1930s. It …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
The Singular Patagonia Hotel - Luxury In The Midst Of Raw Wilderness
'16may6
Singular  
Patagonia
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Located in Puerto Bories, Chile, this five-star hotel is the former home of a cold storage plant on the banks of the Última Esperanza Sound. This 57 room hotel, set on 100 acres lining the Last Hope Fjord (aka a valley formed by glacial activity), was built using sustainable materials …
Accommodation types: Industrial   Luxury   Nature
Hotel Tobaco Łódź - Industrial Design Revolution In Poland
'15nov3
Hotel Tobaco  
Łódź
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Neo-industrial renovation meets modern furnishing and style at the heart of Lodz, Poland, in this award-winning Hotel. Located near the Atlas Arena, Central Station, and Expo Hall, The Tabaco Hotel is housed within an old Tobacco factory that has been updated to offer business functionality alongside modern Eastern European style. …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Lodz  Poland  East Europe
Pumphouse Point - Charming Boutique Hotel At Australia’s Deepest Lake
'15jun1
Pumphouse  
Point
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The Pumphouse Point is a charming boutique hotel set amid the majestic alpine backdrop of Australia’s deepest lake. The spectacular features of the landscape around Lake St. Claire were created as a massive glacier moved across the landscape, all of which are visible from the unique perspective of this heritage …
Accommodation types: Industrial   Nature   Remote
Faralda Crane Hotel Amsterdam - Million Euro Industrial Suites
'15mar3
Faralda  
Crane Hotel
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The Faralda Crane Hotel in Amsterdam is well on its way to superstardom, even though it is a newly opened hotel. The three suites that make up the Faralda Crane, and yes, there are only three, are among the most expensive suites in the Netherlands. The investment in each suite …
Accommodation types: Industrial   Luxury