Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
North America Hotels
Bardessono Hotel and Spa
'14oct2
Bardessono  
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*Where spa meets room* Located in Yountville (a small town with no less than four Michelin starred restaurants) in California’s Napa Valley, Bardessono is an award winning boutique hotel specially commended for its green credentials. The hotel uses salvaged materials, geothermal heating and solar energy to bring cutting edge eco-philosophy ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Rosewood Mayakoba
'14oct1
Rosewood  
Mayakoba
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*Kinich Ahau would be proud* This resort was opened in 2008 and is located along a tusk of white sand on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Its eco-design blends with the environment but still offers luxurious suites, pools and sundecks. The resort has so married the needs of the environment with that ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
The Grand Del Mar
'14sep23
The Grand  
Del Mar
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*A grand hotel brought up to date* Located just north of San Diego in the small beach town of Del Mar, this hotel is a world of pleasure. Your room is large and has a bar, Nespresso machine, balcony and stunning bathroom – more like an apartment than a hotel ...
Accomodation types: Golf   Luxury   Villa
Location: Del Mar  USA  North America
Rosewood Hotel Georgia
'14sep16
Rosewood Hotel  
Georgia
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*Vancouver’s grand hotel* This newly restored hotel was first opened in 1927 and brought luxury to the distant western coast of Canada. Over the years celebrities such as Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Katharine Hepburn have visited this grand hotel. The restoration cost over $120 million and no wonder when you ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Salish Lodge & Spa
'14sep12
Salish  
Lodge & Spa
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*A luxurious waterfall location* The site was originally home to the Snoqualmie Falls Lodge (built in 1919) and now the building has been renovated to become the Salish Lodge and Spa. The exterior was used as a location for cult TV show, Twin Peaks and, while the interior has changed, ...
Accomodation types: Movie   Nature   Spa
The Caves Negril, Jamaica
'14sep11
The Caves  
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*Incredible designs on a cliffside* In C.S Lewis’ classic Narnia tale, The Magician’s Nephew, Polly Plumber – a little girl – finds a secret part of her house and pretends it is a smuggler’s cave by leaving some empty beer bottles in there. Luckily these caves are better than that. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury
21c Museum Hotel Bentonville
'14aug26
21c  
Bentonville
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*The artiest with the most iest* In 2011, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened. It is the first large American art museum opened since 1974 and is the project of a Walmart heiress who spent a number of years amassing a collection of fine art and arranging it ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design   Museum
Out'n'About Treehouse Treesort
'14apr9
Out'n'About  
Treesort
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*Treemendous* Located on 36 acres of private land near Siskiyou National Forest, this treesort had to fight legal battles to get permission to be called a Bed and Breakfast. Over the years, uptight regulators refused to recognise the soundness of their specially designed tree houses. They were allowed to have ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Majahuitas Resort
'14apr7
Majahuitas  
Resort
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*Famously no frills eco-resort* Set in the sleepy town of Chacala (which means “where the shrimp are” in the native tongue) this resort is located in a secret cove only accessible by boat. There is no wifi or television and the little electricity needed is produced from solar panels. There ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Eco   Nature
EPIC Miami Hotel
'14mar24
EPIC  
Miami
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*Award-Winning Luxury Hotel in Miami* This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to sea or explore the Miami ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America
Delano South Beach
'14mar7
Delano  
Hotel
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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
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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
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
Canyon Ranch Lenox - Bellefontaine Mansion
'14jan10
Canyon Ranch  
Lenox
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*Living the High Life* Canyon Ranch Lenox is a destination spa resort in The Berkshires in Massachusetts. It consists of an inn, an enormous Spa Complex and the Bellefontaine Mansion – a private residence built in 1897 and has seen action as a seminary and boarding school before being reopened ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Lenox  USA  North America
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
Hotel Arctic
'13nov26
Hotel  
Arctic
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*Greenland’s Luxury Hotel* How far north can you go without staying a tent, getting lost and resorting to cannibalism? Well, try the Hotel Arctic. It is the world’s northernmost four-star hotel (which begs the question as to what a two-star Arctic Hotel would be like) and is popular among people ...
Accomodation types: Igloo   Nature
Mandarin Oriental San Francisco
'13nov25
Mandarin Oriental  
San Francisco
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*Eastern-Influenced San Francisco* This hotel occupies the top 11 floors of the 48-floor 345 California Center building. The twin towers of the building are a 45 degree angles relative to the rest of the building which makes for a dazzling – if trippy - stay. The vibe is distinctly oriental, ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Eve's Garden
'13nov13
Eve's  
Garden
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*Experiments in Organic Living* This hotel is an Organic Bed & Breakfast and Ecology Resource Center which means they have amazing gardens overflowing with flowers, hand-built guestrooms using ethically-sourced materials and a lovely courtyard and tea room. Much of the hotel has been made from recycled materials. There are buildings ...
Accomodation types: Concept   Eco
Location: Marathon  USA  North America
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
Trump Hotel Chicago
'13oct9
Trump Hotel  
Chicago
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*Sky High Everything* Located in the 92-story glass skyscraper in Chicago’s famous skyline, Donald Trump, in typically bombastic style, opened this hotel while it was still being built. Now it is completed, when you stay here you will be a short walk away from several Chicago landmarks such as Marina ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Distrito Capital
'13sep26
Distrito  
Capital
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*Sky high design* Grupo Habita are well-known for producing hotels that have style gurus levitating in amazement. This one is located in Santa Fe, Mexico City’s high-retail and business district so it is one of their more swish creations. Acclaimed interior designer, Joseph Dirand masterminded the interior down to the ...
Accomodation types: Design   Skyscraper