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 Europe Hotels
Vander Urbani Resort - Historic Ljubljana
'15jan19
Vander  
Urbani
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A winter vacation in Ljubljana at Vander is just what you need about now, but don’t expect the usual luxury and high ceilings feel of a chain hotel. The Urbani Resort is all about old-world charm. Made up of four old townhouses right on the banks of a river, it …
Accommodation types: Design
Monte Pacis - Lithuanian 17th-Century Monastery Hotel
'14dec9
Monte  
Pacis
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The Monte Pacis in the Lithuanian town of Kaunas was founded in the Pažaislis monastery ensemble. It was built in the XVII century by GDL Chancellor Kristupas Zigmantas Pacas who called it the Mountain of Peace, which is the literal translation of "Monte Pacis". Today it serves as a four-star …
Accommodation types: Church   Traditional
Astarte Suites - Juicy Design Suites
'14oct23
Astarte  
Suites
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This nine-room complex is located on a cliff on the sexy Greek island of Santorini in the warm Mediterranean. Romance is on the cards as the infinity pool gives way to slap-bang views of blue water, blue sky, and shiny blue fish pulled from the waves. The architects thought about …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Akrotiri  Greece  East Europe
Anemolia Villa - Greek Whitewashed Architecture In Megalochori
'14oct14
Anemolia  
Villa
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Nestled in the cliffs of the exquisite Megalochori, Greece, the Villa Animolia offers you the opportunity to take a step back in time in the luxury of the 1900s finesse. You will be welcomed with a bottle of Megalochoris' very own fine wine and a breathtaking view of the traditional …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
Lindos Blu - Sitting Atop Of The Rocky Hillside On Rhodes
'14sep19
Lindos Blu  
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This hotel commands a view of the Aegean Sea built, as it is, onto a rocky hillside on Rhodes. The architecture takes inspiration from the traditional buildings of the island, mixes a little minimalism, and lets in a sweet breeze. Nearby is the village of Lindos where the sound of …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Líndos  Greece  East Europe
Puchner Castle Hotel - Five Amazing Hotels In One
'14aug20
Puchner Castle  
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The Puchner Castle Hotel is five hotels in one. You can stay in the Renaissance Palace where you have a choice of rooms and suites decorated in the genteel style of Matthias Corvinus who was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458. Or how about The Castle – an elegant …
Accommodation types: Castle   Palace   Spa
Location: Bikal  Hungary  East Europe
Chekhoff Hotel Moscow - Russian Elegance
'14mar3
Chekhoff Hotel  
Moscow
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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 unique design for each floor is noticeable …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
SnowCastle Of Kemi - Ice To See You
'14feb17
SnowCastle  
Kemi
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The SnowCastle is located in the northern reaches of Finnish Lapland. No, Lapland not the home of lap dancing, but the home of ice and wonder. The SnowCastle has been hand-built every year since 1996 with a new design each time. The annual build happens when the best snow architects …
Accommodation types: Ice
Location: Kemi  Finland  East Europe
Medieval Hotel Dětenice - Candlelit Medieval Lifestyle
'14jan22
Medieval Hotel  
Dětenice
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In a world obsessed with Hobbit films and where Game of Thrones is spawning meme after hilarious meme, it is no surprise that the Medieval Hotel is doing fast business. It offers you the experience of living a medieval lifestyle except with hot water, human rights, and no Black Death. …
Accommodation types: Chateau   Traditional
Snow Village - Ice And Magic In Lapland
'13nov11
Snow Village  
Lapland
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Palaces of ice have long been a mainstay of story and myth in European culture. From the frost giants of Norse mythology through Hans Christian Andersen’s classic recounting of the “The Snow Queen” to modern-day America with its legend of Superman living in a huge ice-palace known as the “fortress …
Accommodation types: Ice
Lanchid 19 Design Hotel - Glass Design Hotel With A Medieval Water Tower In Budapest
'13oct27
Lanchid 19  
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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 an area where all the main sites and …
Accommodation types: Design
Almyra Hotel Paphos - The Beauty And The Harbor
'13aug21
Almyra  
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A high-quality renovation has created a hotel with excellent craftsmanship. Inspired by the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (who, legend has it, was born from the waters of Cyprus) the hotel was built in a traditional terrace design to maximize the ocean views. Your room has ample space with …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Spa
Location: Paphos  Cyprus  East Europe
Pera Palace Hotel - Historic Hotel Of The Old Elite
'13jul30
Pera Palace  
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The historic Pera Palace Hotel held its opening ball in 1895. Its clientele often arrived on the Orient Express train and, over the years, the hotel hosted such luminaries as Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo. Recently, it has undergone a full restoration and has re-opened its doors …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Bill and Coo Suites - The Romance Scientists
'13may29
Bill & Coo  
Suites
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Mykonos is a Greek Island that was formed, according to legend, when Greek God, Zeus, battled the titan giants. After a universe-shattering punch, delivered by the Greek deity, some of the titan’s teeth flew out. They fell into the Mediterranean to form Mykonos and its neighboring islands. After this violent …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Mikonos  Greece  East Europe
Perivolas Hotel Oia Santorini - Paradise Hewn On History
'13may24
Perivolas  
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This hotel is located on a secluded clifftop that overlooks the Greek island of Santorini. The island is part of a circular archipelago that was formed from volcanic rock following an ancient eruption that is fabled to have destroyed the city of Atlantis. Today, the island's edge around the crest …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Location: Oia  Greece  East Europe
Hotel Niles - Mahagony And Elegance In Old Istanbul
'13apr18
Hotel Niles  
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Sitting boldly in Old Istanbul, Hotel Niles is located near all the best sites: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace. It is the perfect base for you to explore the city from and one you will secretly long to return to. Why? Well, look at these pictures: the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Mecavnik - Hotel Of Kusturica
'13mar20
Mecavnik  
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This hotel was built by the Serbian Tim Burton, Emir Kusturica, and is based on his film Life is Miracle. Everything is constructed from wood mixing traditional with modern styles. The famous director still lives there with his family in the large main house. The design was set to recreate …
Accommodation types: Movie   Traditional
Igloo Village Balea Lac - Hotel Of Ice Romania In The Fagaras Mountains
'13mar12
Ice Hotel  
Romania
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Forget little sculptures at winter fares… in Romania, they make entire hotels out of ice. When it comes to sleeping in a bed made of ice you need not worry about the cold because your bed is super insulated with multiple mattresses, reindeer fur, and thermal sleeping bags. Dinner is …
Accommodation types: Ice   Mountain
Hotel Gellért - Thermal Bath Hotel In Budapest
'13feb21
Hotel  
Gellert
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*The last days of the decadent Habsburg Empire* The Hotel is named after St Gellert who was a visionary monk and priest who lived in the 10th Century AD. Situated between Gellert Hill and the banks of the Danube the Gellert Hotel sits on a site that has been used …
Accommodation types: Spa
Hotel Ukraina Aka Radisson Royal Moscow - Soviet Renaissance And Grandeur
'13feb20
Hotel  
Ukraina
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This stunning hotel was built in 1952 as part of the ‘Soviet Skyscraper’ project. The foundation stones were laid in 1947 to mark the 800th anniversary of Moscow and celebrate the USSR's victory in World War Two. Though completed after his death, this building and its sisters are seen as …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Soviet
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe