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
King Pacific Lodge
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King Pacific  
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Rainforests, they’re not just for tropical countries. There’s one in Canada too. 21 million acres of it. There, you will find the King Pacific which is one of a new breed of ‘eco lodges’. Developers worked closely with local First Nation tribes in order to support the local economy. You ...
Accomodation types: Floating   Nature   Remote
Ottawa Jail Hostel
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Ottawa Jail   
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The central location makes this hostel a perfect base for exploring Canada’s historic capital city and the nearby Great Lakes. The hostel is located in the converted Carleton County Gaol that used to house death-row inmates. Since opening to guests in 1972 there have been reports of ghosts and spooky ...
Accomodation types: Hostel   Jail
Location: Ottawa  Canada  North America
The Queen Mary Hotel
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All the pomp and grandeur of the Titanic without any of that sillyness with iceburgs; the Queen Mary has had a long and prosperous career with no (fingers crossed) bad renditions of ‘My Heart Will Go On’ yet. Beginning life in the 1930s, it was built in Scotland and became ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Museum
Library Hotel New York
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Library  
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Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Library Hotel is one of New York’s most unique locations. Each room is numbered according to the Dewey Decimal System (which is the system libraries use to organize their collection using numbers to label each book) and themed according to one of ten ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Liberty Hotel
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Liberty  
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They say crime doesn’t pay. Well, if prisons were like this ‘they’ might have to eat their words. This 19th Century prison was renovated by modern architects and designers working with historians and conservationists to create a unique space guaranteed to impress. Before you arrive, Liberty’s ‘luggage liaison’ team will ...
Accomodation types: Jail   Luxury
Location: Boston  USA  North America
Timberline Lodge
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Timberline  
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‘Here’s Johnny!’ Well, your concierge actually; make sure you tip him well as you are about to take a room in the gorgeous and ghoulish Timberline Lodge, the location for classic horror film, ‘The Shining’. Joking aside, this incredible structure was built entirely by hand in the 1930s and remains ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Movie
Hotel de Glace
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Unusual? Yes. Unique? Possibly. Most hotels are made from bricks and cement or concrete and steel, this one is made from ice and snow. Skilled ice artisans (or should that be icetisans?) build the hotel every winter slightly differently each time. If you want to volunteer to help them, apply ...
Accomodation types: Ice
Gladstone Hotel
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Gladstone  
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The Gladstone Hotel was first opened in 1889 and is the oldest hotel in Toronto. Starting out life as luxury accommodation for the privileged classes, it was then owned and operated by a lively widow and her 13 children. The hotel eventually fell into disrepair until it became known as ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Yotel
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Yotel  
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At Yotel you get to spend the night in a luxury yacht cabin while having all the advantages of being in London, New York or Amsterdam. Seasickness will not be a problem here Captain! Each tiny room is a triumph of design. The queen-sized beds are retractable and some rooms ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
Verana Hotel - Retreat in the lush jungles of Mexico
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Verana Hotel  
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The Verana Spa is carved into lush jungle overlooking a beach that sits like a blessing next to the lazy ocean. Designed by Hollywood set designers, your sense of adventure is tingled from the moment the jungle parts to reveal the ‘primitive chic’ spa (you may want to play the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Remote
Location: Yelapa  Mexico  North America