Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning
unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world
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*Old money style* Located in the Blue Mountains – a UNESCO World Heritage Site - this hotel captures the harmony of this beautiful environment while remaining a mere 90 minute drive from Sydney. Set in a 1890s Victorian mansion, the historic details have been preserved on the parts of the ...
*Why, that’s delightful* Two of Sydney’s historic buildings have been revamped to create the QT Sydney which straddles the defunct Gowings’s department store and the still functioning State Theatre. Famous designer, Nic Graham headed-up the project taking inspiration from gothic and art deco styles to create a surrealist experience where ...
*Sexy Sydney* Located in downtown Sydney near to the famous Rocks area with views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; like a boomerang, you will want to return again and again. The hotel nearly occupies the exact spot where Captain Arthur Phillip first stepped onto the shore to ...
*Jakarta Genius* Kemang Icon is a design hotel in Jakarta’s trendy Kemang neighborhood. Jakarta Today called it the city’s “only true boutique hotel”. Inside, ancient and modern artworks decorate the lobby: mirrors that once hung in royal palaces and a specially commissioned oil painting by Indonesian maestro, Srihadi Soedarsono hangs ...
*16th Century Cruise Ship* This traditional Indonesian Phinisi ship is the first of its kind to offer cruises for up to 10 passengers. These ships were first built by the Konjo tribe in the 17th Century and have been in continuous use ever since. For the most part, they have ...
*Sustainable luxury on the edge of the world* Villas Uluwatu is a resort resting on an elevated plateau that catches warm breezes from the Indian Ocean. Not only did the British Sunday Times name it one of the top 100 hotels in the world but it is certified by sustainable ...
Set in the small fishing town of ‘Kaikoura’ (which means ‘to eat crayfish’ in Maori) the Hapuku Lodge is the place to stay if you love eco tourism, beautiful scenery and sea air. The area has been home to the Maori for over 1000 years and is an excellent example ...
After pulling-off the typical European trick of killing thousands of native people with infectious diseases, early settlers in Australia set up a quarantine station in Sydney. The Q –Station housed all new immigrants to Australia for 40 days and functioned from 1830-1984. Much of the area and buildings have been ...
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 ...
For much of last century Woodlyn Park was a farm but today it is an educational centre and family fun park with some unique accommodation. Before we get onto that, it is worth mentioning Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show where you get a sheep-shearing, cow-riding, wood-chopping experience of Kiwi life. ...
Forbes Magazine has called this one of the top 20 coolest hotels in the world. The hotel also has the most photographed swimming pool, like, ever. The rooms are thatched huts on the outside and luxurious on the inside and the hotel lies secluded away in a secret location by ...
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 ...
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 a common site here. Your room is contemporary and design-lead featuring specially commissioned ...
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 ...
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 ...