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
Hotel Plaza  
Athenee NY
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The Hotel Plaza Athenee New York is a Central Park luxury hotel that puts you right in the middle of New York culture, while also providing plenty of interesting stuff to keep you inside. Twenty-four-hour room service is just the start. You can also expect contemporary niceties like a fitness …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
The Pierre  
New York
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The Pierre just recently completed $100 million of updating, giving lavish attention to its guestrooms and interior bathrooms. That means a lot, especially considering that almost every hotel in New York is lavish and luxurious. What makes the Pierre extra special is a convenient Central Park location and its history …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Covered  
Bridge
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The Covered Bridge earned much of its fame after being highlighted on HGTV. The now historic location, known as the Covered Bridge House, is located within a few steps of Nevada City but has a distinctly natural ambiance. The interiors of the home are New York loft-style and have won …
Accommodation types: Design
Moab  
Under Canvas
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Moab Under Canvas benefits from its scenic location, just a small distance from the Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Here you can expect desert views, dramatic canyon gazing, and raw landscapes that have to be seen to be believed. Tents are erected here and provide a balance of …
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Tent
Location: Moab  USA  North America
Silo Studio  
Cottage
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Rustic and enchanting is the first thought that will cross through your mind when you visit the early colonial settlement of Tyringham, Massachusetts. Even more enchanting is the former sculptor’s studio that has been magically transformed into a quaint one-bedroom cottage known as the Silo Suite. From the moment you …
Accommodation types: Treehouse
Location: Tyringham  USA  North America
Rosewood San Miguel  
de Allende
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This 67-room resort, in thrall to courtyards, cloisters, and luxuriant gardens, has the vibe of an old Spanish colonial mansion, even though it was entirely constructed in recent years. It has a spacious spa with seven treatment rooms, a rooftop lounge, and tapas bar, and two swimming pools. The resort …
Accommodation types: Luxury
WildSpring  
Guest Habitat
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The WildSpring resort is located on the south Oregon coast, a place of outstanding natural beauty. Stay in a luxurious cabin in a private residential forest of 100-ft trees. Each cabin is built like a small home, filled with art and antiques, with radiant-heated floors. Visit the giant redwoods south …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
Strawberry  
Hill
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Jamaica has it all; coastline, tropical climate, a colorful, exuberant culture, and a lush paradise of rolling rain forests. The Strawberry Hill Jamaica Luxury Resort is a mountain top village, where the villas and cottages expertly blend colonial tastes with the modern interpretations of architect Ann Hodges. Nature surrounds you. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
W Miami  
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Located in Brickell Avenue, the money district of Miami, this hotel is aimed at the business elite but is still near to the interesting parts of the town. Swim in the 300-foot infinity pool and then wash up at the poolside bar and fireplace. Like chess but find that normal …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Miami  USA  North America
Off-grid  
itHouse
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Before going off the grid, experience off-grid living. This house, recently noted by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all times in Southern California, is available for those who appreciate the architectural beauty and significant design in creating a smaller footprint in wilderness locations. It’s …
Accommodation types: Desert   Design   Nature
Bardessono  
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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 to California’s wine region. You can …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Rosewood  
Mayakoba
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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 to the needs of the environment that with its guests, it has …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
The Grand  
Del Mar
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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 room. I have even heard a rumor …
Accommodation types: Golf   Luxury   Villa
Location: Del Mar  USA  North America
Rosewood Hotel  
Georgia
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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 consider the art …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Salish  
Lodge & Spa
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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 the cult TV show Twin Peaks, and while the interior has changed, fans of the …
Accommodation types: Movie   Nature   Spa
The Caves  
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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. A whole lot better. For …
Accommodation types: Cave   Luxury
21c  
Bentonville
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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 in the museum located in the …
Accommodation types: Art   Design   Museum
Out'n'About  
Treesort
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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 recognize the soundness of their specially designed treehouses. They were allowed to have friends stay …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Majahuitas  
Resort
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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 are several private houses …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Nature
EPIC  
Miami
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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 the sea or explore the Miami waterways. The rooms are …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America