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
Eve's Garden - Experiments In Organic Living
'13nov13
Eve's  
Garden
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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 made from straw-bale and …
Accommodation types: Concept   Eco-Friendly
Location: Marathon  USA  North America
Deseo - Caribbean Sun Selections
'13oct22
Deseo  
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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 of DJ Shadow. …
Accommodation types: Design
Trump Hotel Chicago - Presidential Skyscraper
'13oct9
Trump Hotel  
Chicago
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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 City and Tribune …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Distrito Capital - Sky High Design
'13sep26
Distrito  
Capital
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Grupo Habita is 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 vintage furnishings and …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
W Seattle - Hip Post-Nonsense Hotel
'13sep17
W  
Seattle
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Boeing (as in the airplane company) was founded here, so to commemorate that you'll find riveted metal cocktail tables to rest your specially crafted beverage. The massive circular fireplace in the Living Room which houses the resident DJ high above, riffs on a forest ranger look-out tower, and is covered …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Seattle  USA  North America
Saugerties Lighthouse - The Maritime History Hotel
'13sep12
Saugerties  
Lighthouse
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Esopus Creek is one of the essential tributes of the Hudson River. When the Europeans began to settle in America, the creek soon became an important trade route for the natives and the newcomers. As the first 200 years of settlement fly-by we see towns and villages springing up along …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Downtown Mexico - Contemporary Baroque With Mescal On The Side
'13aug23
Downtown  
Mexico
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This stylish renovation project has brought one of the oldest buildings in Mexico City back to life. Once the home of a high-office government don, it is now a bohemian-style hotel in an aesthetic that blends Spanish colonial, contemporary and indigenous mescal-color. The rooftop bar has views of intricate churches, …
Accommodation types: Design
Madonna Inn - Eccentric And Luxurious Roadside Motel
'13aug8
Madonna  
Inn
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For over 50 years (which is ancient history in American time) the Madonna Inn has been welcoming travelers with its eccentric and luxurious take on the essential roadside Motel. Choose from 110 themed rooms from “Caveman” to “Elegance”, “Jungle Rock” to “Bridal Falls”. The Inn has a famous bakery where …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel Condesa DF - Neoclassical Hipness In Mexico City
'13jul31
Hotel  
Condesa DF
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This hotel is housed in a French neoclassical house refurbished with an eye for detail that has made owners, Grupo Habita famous worldwide. Set on a tree-lined street in Mexico City’s trendy artist neighborhood, La Condesa, this hotel is sandwiched between their rooftop Sushi bar and basement dance club. So …
Accommodation types: Design
Gaige House + Ryokan - Japanese Zen In The USA
'13jul8
Gaige House  
+ Ryokan
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This Glen Ellen inn was built in the 1800s by businessman, Albert Ebenezer Gaige. There was a butcher’s shop below and living quarters above. At some point in the intervening century, the house began to be used as an inn and remains so to this day. A Spa was added …
Accommodation types: Design
Quinta Real Zacatecas - Indelible Experience
'13jul3
Quinta Real  
Zacatecas
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This hotel is built into the historic San Pedro bullring which was constructed in the 19th Century and saw its last bullfight in 1975. The lobby, the restaurant are all built into the original colonial design. Your room overlooks the main plaza where the smell of warm stone and moss …
Accommodation types: Villa
The Saguaro Palm Springs - The Most Colorful Hotel In The World
'13jun10
The Saguaro  
Palm Springs
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Palm Springs is an American resort popular with celebrities and people with a passion for living. The Saguaro stands in the resort with a youthful color scheme inspired by desert flowers. Famous architects, Stamberg Aferiat designed the colors and interiors and used the rainbow as a concept that flows throughout …
Accommodation types: Design
The Shire of Montana Hobbit House - It Could Be Hobbit-Forming
'13jun7
Hobbit  
House
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It’s not the adorable fairy houses, nor the fact this self-catering accommodation has been carved out of a hillside; it’s the attention to detail that makes this secluded getaway so impressive. Set in acres of private land in the broad Montana wilderness, you find yourself completely immersed in Tolkien’s world. …
Accommodation types: Fairytale   Nature
Hotel Tomo - Japanese Pop Hotel
'13may28
Hotel  
Tomo
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Among the Kimono shops and brooding Yakuza members in San Fransisco’s Japan Town, there is a hotel devoted to Manga and Japanese pop culture. The lobby continuously plays old Godzilla movies. Buy your snacks from a robot vending machine. Like Manga? Who doesn’t? These incredible murals are originals by contemporary …
Accommodation types: Design
Adventure Suites - The Most Adventure You Can Have Indoors
'13may23
Adventure  
Suites
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In most hotels, you go out in the morning, have an adventure, and return in the evening. Not here. Because at Adventure Suites the adventure never ends. How? Because your whole room is an adventure. Choose from 16 suites. Travel to Rome and sleep among the ruins of an ancient …
Accommodation types: Design
Winterlake Lodge - Traditional Alaskan Log Cabins
'13may21
Winterlake  
Lodge
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Alaska is one of the few frontiers left in the world. Its thick forests are home to moose, bears, and the occasional flinty-eyed huntsman. Your Alaskan lodge is a traditional log cabin built in the old bushman style. The furniture is all hand-carved and made locally. The five cabins are …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Anchorage  USA  North America
Hotel Habita - Habitats Of The Stylish And Chic
'13may17
Hotel  
Habita
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This hotel is so cool it looks like an ice cube. See it appear to float around the husk of an old apartment block. Completely rejuvenated now, of course. It looks this way because it is wrapped in frosted glass and, at night, it glows like a lantern. Inside, the …
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Azucar - White Beachside Bungalows In The Gulf Of Mexico
'13may14
Hotel  
Azucar
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Named after the area’s sugar factories, Azucar features 20 beachside bungalows all as white as their namesake. The thatched roofs and colorful daybeds accent the pristine whiteness. Set on the Gulf of Mexico on miles of sandy beaches, Hotel Azucar is made for rest, recreation, and meditation. Each little bungalow …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design
Palms Place Hotel and Spa - Crib Suite Or Barbie Suite?
'13may13
Palms Place  
Hotel
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Las Vegas hotels are known for their suites and Palms Casino Resort has the biggest, loudest and best suites on offer. Out of huge plate glass windows, a sea of light stretches before you for miles and miles, it’s just Vegas and then you turn away from the view and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Las Vegas  USA  North America
Hotel Endemico - Back To Nature In A Wooden Tardis
'13may9
Hotel  
Endemico
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Hotel Endemico is a rustic retreat in Mexico’s wine country situated on a slope overlooking the Valle de Guadalupe. “Endemico” is a Spanish word meaning “part of the environment” and so each eco-pod is designed to show off the rural landscape. The local area is village-quaint, left alone by commercialism, …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature