Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Africa Hotels
'15apr20
Protea Breakwater  
Lodge
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Originally built as a British prison in 1859, the Protea Breakwater Lodge has been fully restored to feature contemporary rooms with panoramic views of Table Mountain and the bay. Guests can enjoy the modern comfort and affordable accommodations while staying right next to Cape Town’s Waterfront V&A. Just beyond your …
Accommodation types: Jail
'15mar10
Sanctuary Baines  
Camp
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If you are ever in Botswana, Sanctuary Baines Camp is definitely high on the list of places you must stay at before you leave. It is a small camp with big appeal. The site only houses 5 luxury suites which helps you retain an element of privacy, and there is …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Maun  Botswana  Africa
'15mar6
Lion Sands  
Game Reserve
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Kruger National Park in South Africa is home to the Lion Sands Game Reserve. This property offers traditional hotel-style suites at the Ivory Lodge which is fully equipped with modern amenities and luxury. If you are looking for a more natural and unique experience, however, what you really want is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Treehouse
'15feb24
Le Farnatchi  
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In the heart of Marrakesh, Morocco, is the Riad Farnatchi Hotel. It houses nine luxurious suites furnished with locally sourced, handmade beds and draped in high-quality Egyptian cotton sheets. In addition, the rooms are fully loaded with all the modern amenities you could ever need. This 5-star boutique hotel also …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
'15jan30
The Manta  
Resort
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Located on Pemba Island in Zanzibar, The Manta Resort has a remarkable jewel in its crown of luxury, an [underwater sea room](https://www.uniqhotels.com/underwater-hotels). It’s part of an ingenious floating structure. There are three levels. The landing deck is where the boat drops you off and the location of the lounge and …
Accommodation types: Beach   Floating   Underwater
'15jan20
La Mamounia  
Marrakech
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The La Mamounia Marrakech is truly a luxurious hotel that has aged remarkably, even 90 years after its creation. The La Mamounia Park is covered in greenery and gives you 20 acres of garden backdrop with fruit trees, flowers, and even olive trees. Meanwhile, the in-house luxuries have won multiple …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
'15jan12
Kagga Kamma  
Nature Reserve
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At Kagga Kamma, a nature reserve can also be a luxury retreat. This accommodation, set in the Cederberg Mountains, offers a peaceful location far away from the city. Instead of lights and ads, you will be admiring rock formations, valleys, exotic plants, and rare wildlife sightings. One of the most …
Accommodation types: Cave   Luxury   Nature   Remote
'14dec18
POD  
Hotel
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POD Hotel Cape Town touts the “sound of the sea”, noting its relaxing ambiance and a seaside sophistication lacking in most coastal hotels. These luxury rooms give you ample viewing of mountains and the sea with contemporary decor. There are only 15 units, but each one features the best in …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
'14dec15
Lake Manyara  
Tree Lodge
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In an isolated corner of the Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania, lays the whimsical and romantic Lake Manyara Tree Lodge Suites. There is no comparison for a getaway location that will offer true immersion into a true, undisturbed, African game preserve. Guests will be treated to spectacular nature views the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Mto wa Mbu  Tanzania  Africa
'14dec4
The Grand Daddy  
Hotel
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Unique, boutique, charming, and novel are some of the best words to describe The Grand Daddy Hotel located in the bustling, yet picturesque, Cape Town in South Africa. This hotel is located on Long Street, the highly representative epicenter of modern inner-city South African culture. A vibrant fusion of textbook …
Accommodation types: Design   Trailer
'14dec1
Mahali  
Mzuri
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Experience the unspoiled treasures of Kenya with an unforgettable and magical safari at the Mahali Mzuri. The tented suites offer an up-close and personal visit with the local wildlife while providing some of the comforts of home. Dreams can come true at this truly amazing game drive camp. Comfortable accommodations …
Accommodation types: Animal   Luxury   Nature
Location: Narok  Kenya  Africa
'14feb3
Riad  
Laaroussa
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This 17th-century palace is located in Medina of Fez and is a prime spot for indulgence and exploration. Medina of Fez is the largest contiguous car-free urban zone in the world and has been occupied since 859AD. Its rich heritage has lead it to be called the “Athens of Africa”. …
Accommodation types: Palace   Traditional
Location: Fes  Morocco  Africa
'14jan21
Banyan Tree  
Seychelles
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Located in a lavish hideaway on Mahe Island – the largest and most jungle-strewn island in Seychelles – the Banyan Tree consists of 47 villas built along the beach or set in lush tropical vegetation. Your villa is decorated using locally sourced materials in the traditional Seychellois style with high …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature
Location: Takamaka  Seychelles  Africa
'13nov12
Atlantic  
House
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Located on the slopes of the Twelve Apostles – the mountain range that contains the famous landmark, Table Mountain - this stylish boutique guest house is of unique design. The architects built this two-level house to recede into the mountain and conform to the ancient contours of the location. A …
Accommodation types: Nature
'13nov6
Singa  
Lodge
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Located in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, this hotel is perfect for exploring the Garden Route and the Eastern Cape Safari Belt. Your room is individually decorated in a style that blends Asian and African influences in order to inspire your holiday. Every tile is handmade and …
Accommodation types: Design
'13oct29
Chumbe  
Island
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Award-winning eco-design hotel, Chumbe Island Resort about as much impact on its environment as a drop of rainwater. You stay in a traditional thatched cottage built to catch the sea breeze and keep you cool as you swing on your day-bed without the need for fans and air conditioning. They …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Island   Remote
Location: Zanzibar  Tanzania  Africa
'13oct23
Azura  
Benguerra
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Most hotels give you a choice of rooms, some give you a choice of caravans, spheres, or eco-pods, well, Azura Retreat gives you a choice of islands. Now that’s impressive. The resort is located on two islands, Benguerra and Quilalea. Both are located within a marine wildlife reserve which means …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
'13oct3
Pezulu Tree House  
Game Lodge
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This is a game lodge where you can stay in a treehouse. The location is very near to the famous Kruger National Park. The main building is built around a giant Marula tree. There, you can chill in the lounge, eat at the restaurant, check out the curio shop, or …
Accommodation types: Animal   Nature   Treehouse
'13sep11
One&Only  
Cape Town
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Located in a prime position in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront this hotel has an amazing view of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most iconic landmark. It straddles a number of canals and two artificial islands - one has an infinity pool (exclusively for guests), and the other is where …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
'13sep5
Palace of the  
Lost City
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This incredible hotel is part of the Sun City Resort in South Africa. Built in the 1970s the resort has played host to the international jet set, hosted major concerts, and heavyweight boxing matches. When you stay at the Palace of the Lost City you will have access to two …
Accommodation types: Animal   Fairytale   Luxury