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
Hobbit  
House
more
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
more
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
more
In most hotels, you go out in the morning, have an adventure, and return in the evening. Not here. Because at Adventure Suites, the fun never ends. How? Because your whole room is about entertainment. Choose from 16 suites. Travel to Rome and sleep among the ruins of an ancient …
Accommodation types: Design
Winterlake  
Lodge
more
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
more
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
more
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
more
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
more
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
Hotel Habita  
MTY
more
Ultra-hip Mexican hotel group, Grupo Habita is dropping mindblowing hotels like they have holes in their pockets. This offering is located in Monterrey and is billed as “Northern Mexico’s only design hotel” (correct at the time of writing). The design has minimalist blogs drooling - just check out these photos… …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel  
Americano
more
Mexico’s famous hoteliers, Grupo Habita chose New York as the location for their first hotel north of the border. Known for designing stylish spaces, they fixed on a façade of sleek metal cladding so you know you are about to experience something a bit special. Inside, the concept is “urban …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Cedar Creek  
Treehouse
more
There are a lot of treehouse hotels in the world. Some of them are just little houses on stilts while others are a mere 2 meters from the ground. But not this one, oh boy, this is the treehouse five-year-old children dream of. And you get to stay in it. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Ashford  USA  North America
Post Ranch  
Inn
more
Set in the blisteringly beautiful hills, planes and beaches of Big Sur in California, The Post Ranch Inn has long been part of the local area. In the early 20th Century explorer William Brainard Post was one of the first settlers in the area which was still largely uninhabited, he …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Kate’s  
Lazy Desert
more
As this resort is owned and run by Kate Pierson, the singer from The B52s, it’s going to be hard for me to write this without making a pun about the song ‘Love Shack’… oh wait, she’s beaten me to it, apparently, you can stay in an actual Love Shack …
Accommodation types: Desert   Trailer
Location: Landers  USA  North America
Maison  
Couturier
more
Maison Couturier is an estate built by French immigrants in tropical Mexico in the 1800s. The old farmhouse has been renovated into a boutique hotel where you will find your own private terrace and some delightful antique furnishings. Surrounded by tropical fruit trees, whirring crickets, and lush scents. The white …
Accommodation types: Design
East Brother  
Light Station
more
By 1874 it became clear that a lighthouse was needed to mark the entrance to San Francisco Bay. The US government, unable to find a suitable location for the lighthouse, took over East Brother Island. Using dynamite to level the island, they built a lighthouse that remains there to this …
Accommodation types: Island   Lighthouse
Location: Richmond  USA  North America
Beckham Creek  
Cave Lodge
more
Way before David Beckham kicked a football, Beckham Creek was hanging around being beautiful and waiting to be discovered. Now a 280-acre estate, the centerpiece is the amazing cave lodge. Do you want to know how our distant ancestors lived in the past but then translated to the luxury of …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Parthenon  USA  North America
Xinalani  
Retreat
more
It is in the union of body, mind, and breath that you will find true balance As an Englishman looking out on the continuous grey rain of his country, the thought of a yoga retreat in sunny Mexico with spare hours spent on the beach next to the humming jungle …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature   Remote
Aurora  
Express
more
The Aurora Express is a bed and breakfast in Alaska where you stay in renovated railroad carriages. These vintage carriages were set to become a museum until the Wilson family decided to turn them into a Bed & Breakfast. Now, the old railroad cars sit high on a hill overlooking …
Accommodation types: Train
Location: Fairbanks  USA  North America
Holiday Inn Resort  
Orlando Suites
more
Home to iconic cartoon characters such as Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Squarepants, Nickelodeon has a long history of entertaining children via TV. Now the little tykes have the chance to enter the wacky world of Nickelodeon for real at their Resort in Florida which is billed as a place …
Accommodation types: Cartoon   Kids
Location: Orlando  USA  North America
The Chilko  
Resort
more
British Columbia is one of the few temperate wildernesses left on Earth. This Lodge is the kind of place that offers 'Grizzly Bear Viewing Packages' - awesome! The Lodge has a no mobile phone policy, and everything is geared towards creating a serene retreat from the insanity of modern life. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote