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
Ballyfin Demesne - Stepping Back in a Luxurious Past
'20feb5
Ballyfin  
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Ranked the number one hotel in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2016, the Ballyfin is set in a gorgeous 20-room Georgian home, about an hour and a half north of Dublin. From the stunning four-poster canopy beds and 80-foot library, to the richly textured wallpapers and gilded mirrors, ...
Accomodation types: Heritage   Luxury
Belmond Castello di Casole - Secluded 4,200-Acre Historic Estate in Tuscany
'20feb3
Belmond Castello  
di Casole
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Located in Tuscany, the Belmond Castello di Casole offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the comforts of a restored Italian castle in the Italian countryside. The castle dates back to the end of the 10th century when it was originally built and named ‘Querceto Villa‘. With 39 suites, ranging ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Villa
Mandarin Hotel Hyde Park
'20jan31
Mandarin Hotel  
Hyde Park
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Overlooking London’s famous Hyde Park, this luxury hotel is a short walk from the Victoria and Albert Museum and just steps away from the nearest tube station. This hotel has been consistently voted one of the best in the world, and for good reason. Each of the 167 elegant rooms ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
The Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa - Striking Views of the Amalfi Coast
'20jan30
The Monastero  
Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Set in a restored 17th-century Italian monastery property, this breathtaking clifftop hotel is filled with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, plentiful lounge chairs, and stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. Each of the 20 rooms and suites has been individually designed with furniture hand-picked by the owner, Bianca, throughout ...
Accomodation types: Church   Luxury   Spa
Hotel Lungarno Florence - Ponte Vecchio Panorama From Your Room
'20jan20
Hotel Lungarno  
Florence
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Set on the river near the Ponte Vecchio, this upscale hotel in Florence, Italy is just a short bit away from the Giardino Di Boboli and the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum at the Palazzo Spini Feroni. All 59 rooms and 14 suites of this luxury hotel are softened by beautiful light ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
Buubble - Aurora Bubble Hotel in Iceland
'20jan13
Buubble  
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Dubbed the “5 Million Star Hotel”, it’s easy to see why the Aurora Bubble is worth a visit. Guests can experience the beauty of nature, all from inside the comfort of a literal see-through bubble. Whether you choose to sleep under five million stars in the winter, or summer, all ...
Accomodation types: Nature
Hotel Principe di Savoia
'20jan10
Hotel Principe  
di Savoia
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Located in Milan’s city center, the Hotel Principe di Savoia is flawlessly elegant and has been home to many international travelers since the 1920s. Rooms are lavishly decorated with rich gold tones and deep red, purple and blue accents. The hotel has long become one of Milan's Landmarks and was ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
The Witchery by the Castle - Historic, Gothic-Inspired Pleasure Palace
'19dec12
The Witchery  
by the Castle
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Hidden in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town lies The Witchery, located at the top of Scotland’s famous Royal Mile. The original carved door lintel of this restored 16th-century tenement in Boswell's Court can just be made out with the motto, "O lord in thee is all my traist, ...
Accomodation types: Heritage   Luxury
THE QVEST hideaway - Gothic Windows Overlooking Cologne
'19dec11
THE QVEST  
hideaway
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A traveler’s hideaway tucked in the 2,000-year-old German city of Cologne, the QVEST is a beautifully designed hotel that expertly blends old and contemporary and can be found within a gothic building behind St. Gereon's Basilica. Built in 1897, the building was formerly home to the Historical Archive of Cologne. ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Cologne  Germany  West Europe
Mama Thresl - Urban Soul in the High Mountains
'19dec3
Mama Thresl  
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Soak yourself in the unparalleled beauty of the Skicircus Saalbach - Leogang - Fieberbrunn in the town of Leogang. This is where mama thresl, the hotel that invites sporty urban souls is located. The chic building is designed and constructed from locally available natural materials. Native pine wood with a ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Location: Leogang  Austria  West Europe
Su Gologone - Charming White Villa Surrounded by the Supramonte countryside
'19dec2
Su Gologone  
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Hotel Su Gologone is located in the Barbagia region of Sardinia, an area that is both rugged and refined. Engulfed by the local flora, the red geraniums and prickly pears are the perfect backdrop against which the hotel contrasts it theme of culture, art, and tradition. The hotel embodies the ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature   Villa
Location: Oliena  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Fife Arms Braemar - Heritage, craftsmanship and culture in the Scottish Highlands
'19nov27
The Fife Arms  
Braemar
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This impressive former Victorian coaching inn in the Scottish Highlands has freshly undergone a complete renovation. Hotel Fife Arms is located within the pristine nature of the Cairngorms National Park in a historic village called Braemar. This place hosts the Braemar Gathering every year since 1832 at The Princess Royal ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Burg Colmberg - 1,000 Year-Old Castle Hotel of the Franconian Kings
'19nov4
Burg  
Colmberg
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Burg Colmberg is perfectly situated at the meeting point of the two most picturesque car trip routes of Germany, the Romantic Road and the Castle Road. The 1,000 year-old hotel that used to serve Franconian kings is now ready to serve you. You can spot it from far as it ...
Accomodation types: Castle
Green Spa Resort Stanglwirt - Luxury pine lodge retreat in Austrian Tyrol
'19jul22
Green Spa Resort  
Stanglwirt
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In the heart of Austrian Tyrol, there’s a hotel that somehow seamlessly combines rustic farm life with eccentric luxury. From the typically Tyrolean pine building itself to female staff wearing traditional dirndl dresses, it’s clear that tradition is deep-rooted at Stanglwirt. Owned by the family Hauser since 1722, the hotel ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
L'oscar London - Former Baptist church transformed into an indulgent hotel
'19jun13
L'oscar  
London
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Completed in 1905, the building occupied by L'oscar London was once the headquarters of the Baptist church. It was severely damaged by a bomb during World War II but eventually closed down because the congregation dwindled. Luckily for all us hotel aficionados, the building underwent successful restoration and is now ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Fingal Hotel Edinburgh - Glamorous floating hotel on a historic ship docked in Edinburgh
'19may23
Fingal Hotel  
Edinburgh
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If you’re a history geek – or watch The Crown – you’ll remember Britannia, the former royal yacht of Queen Elizabeth II. Now out of service, the ship is permanently docked in Edinburgh and serves as a museum, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Luckily for all us hotel aficionados, ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Luxury
Manshausen Island - Private island sea cabins above the Arctic Circle in Norway
'19may10
Manshausen  
Island
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Owned by a polar explorer, writer and photographer Børge Ousland, Manshausen Island Resort has a taste of true adventure. Its tagline, “where sea and mountains meet”, captures well the remote and beautiful surroundings of the property. Manshausen is a 55-acre private island far above the Arctic Circle in Norway and ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Nordskot  Norway  West Europe
Bergaliv
'19may9
Bergaliv  
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Are you after some lagom in your life? Lagom is a Swedish notion of life equilibrium or, in other words, having “not too much, not too little”. Bergaliv Landscape Hotel captures this sentiment perfectly. The simple wooden construction is just enough to make you cozy and comfortable, without distracting you ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Location: Vallsta  Sweden  West Europe
Hotel St. Martenslane - Simplicity over a luxury
'19may8
St. Martenslane  
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Located in one of the oldest cities in Holland, Maastricht, the Hotel St. Martenslane is a charmingly small hotel in a convenient location. While the hotel isn’t grand in size, the 13 rooms are certainly comfortable and spacious. Guests can choose to stay in a medium room, large room, x-large ...
Accomodation types: Design
Zero Box Lodge - Quirky concept hotel in Porto with a live art installation
'19apr1
Zero Box  
Lodge
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ZERO Box Lodge is not just another budget hotel. Located right in the heart of beautiful Port, ZERO is a self-proclaimed “ground-breaking experience”. How so? Let’s start with the basics. There are three types of rooms or “boxes” as they call them here. Zero is a windowless room with a ...
Accomodation types: Art
Location: Porto  Portugal  West Europe
Locanda La Gelsomina - Intimate Wellness Retreat in Malta Offers Customized Packages
'19mar26
Locanda  
La Gelsomina
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Wondering where to go for your next yoga or wellness retreat? Forget the usual suspects and head to this under-the-radar yoga destination in… Malta. Set right in the heart of the picturesque town called Birgu, a stone throw away from the historical capital of Valletta, Locanda La Gelsomina is housed ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Birgu  Malta  West Europe
BLOC Hotel Birmingham - Ultra-modern urban hotel in Jewellery Quarter Birmingham
'19mar20
BLOC Hotel  
Birmingham
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BLOC Hotel Birmingham is all about that comfort. From easy public transport access to cleverly designed rooms, everything about this place is thought out to make things simple and convenient. Throw in a bit of that sleek urban design and some tech novelty, and you’ve got a pretty solid choice ...
Accomodation types: Design