Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
East Asia Hotels
'21oct19
Capsule Inn  
Osaka
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The first capsule hotel in the world, Capsule Inn Osaka (New Japan Umeda), opened in 1979 and has been enticing guests ever since. But, sorry ladies, this accommodation is for men-only. While many modern capsule hotels are co-ed, the original Capsule Inn Osaka – located in Japan – was intended …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
'21jun9
Alila Wuzhen  
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Alila's third and newest hotel in China is located in the historic town of Wuzhen that's often referred to as the Venice of the East. It lies between three megacities - Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Shanghai – each has a population of over 10 million. The scenic town is famous for …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Wuzhen  China  East Asia
'21may6
Shiki-Shima  
Train Suite
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Concept cars tend to look so futuristic and progressive that they never make it into production in shape they were showcased at car shows. Shiki-Shima train is the concept car of trains, but somehow it managed to get approved by the East Japan Railway Company, and now anyone can book …
Accommodation types: Train
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
'21apr13
Shiroiya  
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Maebashi, the city of water, greenery, and poets, has seen a remarkable transformation from silk manufacturing to pioneer 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 remind its …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Maebashi  Japan  East Asia
'21mar18
Morpheus  
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Morpheus Hotel is straight out of Matrix. The Zaha Hadid-designed building that's part of the City of Dreams casino complex strikes as a machine-generated dream world. Exposed exoskeleton mesh structure facade, high-speed panoramic elevators zooming up-and-down, welcome to the futuristic vision of Macau! Luckily you won't have to choose between …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Macau  Macau  East Asia
'20nov12
Tokyo Kiba  
Hotel
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Different from most capsule hotels because it offers double rooms and couples accommodation. It also provides you the unusual experience of buying fresh underwear from a vending machine… which is a novelty if you are a Westerner. Also uncommon for foreigners is that bathing suits are banned from single-sex showers …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
'20jun29
Reddot  
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Built in 1979 under the name of Galaxy Hotel, the RedDot Hotel in Taiwan was refurbished in 2014 with a creative and playful ambiance. And boy does it impress! This hotel has a slide for those who wish to have their childhood dreams come true. You can choose your rooms …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Taichung  Taiwan  East Asia
'19dec10
Art Paradiso  
Paradise City
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The exquisite Art Paradiso Boutique Hotel is located in the Jung District of Incheon, right next to the Incheon International Airport. It's part of the massive Paradise City art and entertainment complex. The uniqueness starts with the way of getting there. You will be traveling between the airport and the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
'19oct16
Hotel Zen  
Tokyo
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The recently opened Hotel Zen Tokyo has taken the popular capsule-style accommodation from Japan and brings it to a new level. Located in Nihonbashi Ningyocho, or "Doll town" as the locals call it, it's one of the most traditional parts of Tokyo, and it's got a great connection with the …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
'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
'19jun26
Tai O  
Heritage Hotel
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Most tourists leave Hong Kong with an impression of a fascinating but overcrowded and hectic metropolis. While this is true of some districts — Mong Kok is one of the most densely populated places in the world, for example — that’s just one side of the city. Venture a little …
Accommodation types: Heritage
'19jan16
Binhai Aircraft  
Hotel
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Housed in an ex-Russian aircraft carrier, the Kiev, this ship-turned-hotel offers 148 guest rooms for travelers looking for a unique stay. The luxury hotel is part of Binhai Aircraft, an 80,000-square-meter military theme park that opened in 2004 in east Tianjin, China. The interiors are extravagant; suites with silver cushions …
Accommodation types: Boat
Location: Tianjin  China  East Asia
'19jan7
Park Hyatt  
Tokyo
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Park Hyatt Tokyo combines the signature luxury the chain is known for with a local flavor. Despite being located right in the center of chaotic Shinjuku, the hotel offers a soothing atmosphere of calm. Sitting in the Club on the 52nd floor or taking a dip in the indoor pool, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Movie   Skyscraper
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
'18dec17
Tulou Fuyulou  
Changdi Inn
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Located in China’s Yongding County, the Tulou Fuyulou Changdi Inn is known as an “earth building.” The Hakka people built China's tulou, a Han subgroup that ventured into southern China about 2,000 years ago. Between the 12th and 20th centuries, these communal earthen buildings housed large families, providing protection from …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Location: Yongding  China  East Asia
'18aug2
Ahn Luh  
Zhujiajiao
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It’s impossible to look at Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao and not be impressed. Housed partially in a 600-year-old courthouse from the Ming Dynasty, this hotel looks like the film set for Raise the Red Lantern. The historic building, which had been beautifully restored, now serves as the hotel lobby and will …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
'18jul31
Amanemu  
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Located in a remote part of Japan's beautiful Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu is a hidden luxury retreat. The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls, and is surrounded by lush forests and golf courses. The architecture of Amanemu is a true celebration of minimalism. Inspired by the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Location: Shima-shi  Japan  East Asia
'18mar23
Eden Motel  
Taiwan
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Set in the middle of the bustling Kaohsiung City in Taiwan lies the rent by the hour Eden Motel. The 22 themed rooms come in four flavors: World – virtual travel to faraway countries, Fantasy – romantic and love overdose settings, Fashion – quirky rooms with barbwire and design that …
Accommodation types: Movie
'18mar2
Pengheng Space  
Capsules Hotel
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Whether you are a tech nerd or just have a dream to live in a world where robots cater to your every need, the Pengheng Space Capsules Hotel is the choice for you. This hotel made news all over the world and took the internet by storm, and for a …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
Location: Shenzhen  China  East Asia
'18feb23
New Japan  
Capsule Hotel Cabana
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A mere four-minute walk from the Namba Subway Station in Osaka is Japan’s famous spa capsule hotel. Unlike normal hotels where you book a self-contained room, the Capsule Hotel offers brand-new spacious sleeping capsules with a bed and wall-mounted television. You will also get a locker to stow your luggage …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
'18feb6
First Cabin  
Tsukiji
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The First Cabin Tsukiji in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese-style pod hotel with an aviation theme that houses 160 people. There are 119 male cabins and 41 female cabins. Tsukiji’s pods are equipped with flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, electric plugs, AC, house slippers, and toiletries. In addition, the hotel offers a …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia