Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Australia, Oceania Hotels
Thorngrove  
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This five-star getaway is riddled with charm and baroque flourishes. It’s the attention to detail that makes the difference: amazing plaster flourishes, rare 19th Century porcelain, and tapestries decorate your room. All the furniture is antique or made by traditional artisans - the four-poster beds are hand-carved from oak, ebony, …
Accommodation types: Castle   Fairytale   Luxury
Location: Stirling  Australia  Oceania
Desert Cave  
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Coober Pedy is a small mining town in the Australian Outback. Because of the extreme temperatures (40ºC in summer), many inhabitants live in underground houses called ‘dugouts’. In fact, the name, ‘Coober Pedy’ comes from the Aboriginal name for the town, ‘kupa-piti’ which means 'white man's hole'. The area has …
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Underground
Southern Ocean  
Lodge
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The Southern Ocean Lodge is located on Kangaroo Island, which is mostly a huge nature reserve. You will certainly be inspired by the sun-baked limestone cliffs, crashing waves, and unfettered wildlife. Sea Lions, Koalas, and Ospreys are common sights here. Your room is contemporary and design-led, featuring specially commissioned furnishings. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Kingscote  Australia  Oceania
Old Mount  
Gambier Gaol
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This building was used as a prison from 1866-1995. Now it is one of the more unusual hostels in the world. Cells have been converted into comfortable rooms and the old prison doors remain as they were, save for a lick of paint and the removal of spy holes. There …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail
Limes Hotel  
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The Limes Hotel in Brisbane, Australia is the peak of chic. Alexander Lotersztain, an award-winning local artist, designed the interior to be minimalist yet striking and it buzzes with contemporary energy. The hotel fits right into its up-and-coming neighborhood, just minutes from Brisbane’s central business district. It has a rooftop …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Brisbane  Australia  Oceania