Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
West Europe Hotels
Steam Hotel  
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Sweden's fifth largest and one of the oldest towns is home to the Steam Hotel. Västerås, with its funky diaereses (marks placed over vowels), is not on the list of the most typical tourist destinations, but that may very well change in the near future. The city has the largest …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
Hotel Bellevue  
Des Alpes
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One of the few 19th-century hotels in Europe has regained the atmosphere of grandness with its British-inspired glamor, but without looking old-fashioned. The Grand Hotel Bellevue des Alpes is a historic family-run hotel in the shadow of the majestic Jungfrau - one of the tallest Alpine peaks at 13,642 feet …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Mountain
Anda Venice  
Hostel
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Venice has been facing major challenges in recent times. The city is gradually sinking, and some estimates put its final farewell to 2100. No wonder tourists have started flocking to see "the city of canals" in ever larger numbers. As a consequence, the little territory of Venice started to be …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Industrial
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Volkshotel  
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Inspired perhaps by the success of Volkswagen, which sells millions of personal cars to a wide range of groups, Volkshotel is an open house for everyone. From a typical tourist looking forward to smelling colorful tulips or freshly rolled joints to local entrepreneurs sitting down for a coffee hoping to …
Accommodation types: Design
Villa Copenhagen  
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The hotel consists of a total of 390 rooms spread over 269,098 sqft (25,000 sqm). The classic building was formerly Denmark's main post office and telegram center. It was built in 1912 and served as a communication base in Scandinavia when the mailing was via horses. In recent times, the …
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Chalet  
Mirabell
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The South Tyrolean, family-run Hotel Chalet Mirabell offers alpine luxury above the picturesque town of Merano. The charming Italian location is famous for its spas and art nouveau buildings. The hotel's 64,600 ft² (6,000 m²) SPA & Relax zone features the longest heated natural swimming pond in South Tyrol. But …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Avelengo  Italy  West Europe
Panorama Glass Lodge  
Lodge
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If you want to experience Iceland's breathtaking natural beauty fully, you should get as close to it as possible. The family-run business, Panorama Glass Lodge, rents out four small cabins in the Icelandic wilderness that you were dreaming of. The team is also working on a spectacular new location with …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Hella  Iceland  West Europe
Polar Hotel  
Radisson Blu
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Stay in the center of Longyearbyen, in the world's northernmost full-service hotel. There may be accommodations deeper into the no man's land of the frigid zone, but none with a hotel-level comfort. The hotel is located only 828 miles (1,333 kilometers) from the North Pole and has a unique atmosphere …
Accommodation types: Nature
Woodnest  
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The cabins overlooking the spectacular Sørfjord are hidden in an intimate environment of a deep green forest on the hillside of Odda. It takes about 30 minutes to walk up to this magical place. The cabins are the brainchild of Kjartan and his wife, Sal. When they started their journey …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Odda  Norway  West Europe
Park Hotel  
Vitznau
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The Park Hotel Vitznau has an impressive setting between the Vierwaldstätter See and the Rigi mountain range with direct private lake access. The traditional house reopened after it underwent an extensive renovation in 2013. The more than 100-year-old foundation walls now form the framework for a suite hotel in the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Chalet Al Foss  
Alp Resort
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In a sunny and quiet spot at the gates of Vermiglio, an imposing mountain chalet rises. Chalet Al Foss Alp Resort's sun-soaked and mountainous surrounding is bursting with greenery in summer and buried under the beauty of a blanket of snow in winter. During ski season, a free bus will …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Location: Vermiglio  Italy  West Europe
The Cube  
Aletsch
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The Cube Aletsch offers a one-off experience in so many ways. Located in a remote place 2,869 m (9,413 ft) above sea level in Switzerland, this double occupancy hideaway sits next to the largest glacier in the Alps. The Aletsch Glacier is currently 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) long, but it's …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature
Hotel Glacier  
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The Bernese Alps is one of the most beautiful settings you can imagine. Hotel Glacier sits between high mountains, overlooking the incredible 1,800-meter-tall (5,900 ft) north face of rock and ice of the Eiger. It's hard to complain about having a view on the most emblematic sight of the Swiss …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
The House  
Of Sandeman
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A new hospitality concept was born in the heart of Vila Nova de Gaia, right above a historic wine cellar. Sandeman, a brand of Port wines founded in 1790, offered their office building on the banks of Duoro River to open a new type of accommodation in collaboration with the …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Wine
Venice Simplon  
Orient Express
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Enter the time machine that takes you back to the golden ages of travel. The Venice Simplon-Orient Express is a spectacular train service that invites you on a journey between classic European cities. It's essentially a historic hotel on wheels and it offers one of the world’s finest travel experiences. …
Accommodation types: Train
Location: London  England  West Europe
San Luis  
Retreat
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South Tyrol's contrasting region of the gorgeous Mediterranean landscape and Alpine peaks is home to an exceptional resort built around a 5,800 sqm (62,431 sqft) lake. The property sits on a 40 hectares alpine park overlooking pine forests and mountain peaks. San Luis's greatest asset is its natural environment, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Hafling  Italy  West Europe
Galleria Vik  
Milano
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Milan's central landmark, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, opened its doors to the public in 1877. Italy's oldest active shopping gallery with its iconic iron-and-glass roof is an architectural masterpiece designed by Giuseppe Mengoni. In 2007 they decided to open a luxury hotel, initially named TownHouse Galleria. Today, it's called the …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Manon  
Les Suites
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How do you stand out in such a cool city as Copenhagen? Well, Manon Les Suites by Guldsmeden Hotels has a few tricks up its sleeve. It's situated in the hot spot of all the buzz that the Danish capital has to offer. But what's hidden inside the unassuming walls …
Accommodation types: Design
Ecomama  
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Ecomama's attractive proposal of a boutique hotel-style yet affordable accommodation is the hit in Amsterdam. It takes the best bits of the coziness of hostels with creative communal spaces and dorm rooms and mixes it with the charming appeal of luxury hotels. Then there is the eco-consciousness. Ecomama takes a …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Pairi Daiza  
Resort
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The brilliant combination of a wildlife park and 4-star accommodation takes you one step closer to animals than ever before. Pairi Daiza, "Garden of the Worlds", lies in Belgium, and it's one of the top attractions in the country. It's been voted "Best zoo in Europe" on multiple occasions, and …
Accommodation types: Animal   Underwater