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
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
Hotel Cala  
Di Volpe
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The scenic Cala di Volpe bay is located in the north of Sardinia. It's part of the Costa Smeralda, AKA Emerald Coast, famous for its white-sand beaches, exclusive hotels, and ability to attract celebrities and other affluent visitors. The place is so special that The Spy Who Loved Me, a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Movie
District Hive  
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The ever-changing hotel scene innovates at an unprecedented pace. Its latest novelty is the autonomous podtel. District Hive is a state-of-the-art luxurious capsule that's the first of the many Podtel Colony hotels to be built worldwide. The module was developed by the Spanish firm Districthive, and its bold aim is …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Remote
Location: Gorafe  Spain  West Europe
Optimi Rooms  
Bilbao
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The capsule hotel movement originating from Japan is spreading through the whole world. Originally started as a means to drive down the accommodation prices, it has now entered a new era. Travelers are no longer satisfied with cheap but crowded and overly simple rooms. Optimi Rooms in Balbao is set …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design   Hostel
Location: Bilbao  Spain  West Europe
Cabin  
On The Lake
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Cabin On The Lake by Gwalia Farm has gotten that countryside retreat vibe down to a T. This adorable cabin sits right on the edge of a small lake with the most dreamy view. But, of course, there isn’t much to do there – and that’s the whole point. You …
Accommodation types: Nature
Axis  
Viana
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If you’re a design freak, you will love every bit of Axis Viana Hotel. The unique and elegant shape of the building is just the beginning of an aesthetic feast. Minimalism rules here from start to finish, and you will find that all interiors are sleek, modern, and consistent. The …
Accommodation types: Design
Mabi Hotel  
Maastricht
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Hotel Mabi is set in a former cinema and located in the lovely historical part of Maastricht, Netherlands. This boutique hotel is unlike any other – from the decor to the convenient location, it offers guests a one-of-a-kind experience. Rooms range from the Basic Twin to the Corbusier Family Room, …
Accommodation types: Design
Airelles Gordes  
La Bastide
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Recently renovated and romantically decorated, this country-house-style hotel located in the hilltop village of Gordes, in France, is unlike any other. Inside, guests will find gorgeous jewel-toned interiors (think: rubies and emeralds) with carved wood paneling and hand-painted beamed ceilings adorning the 40 rooms and suites. More than 4,000 artworks …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
Location: Gordes  France  West Europe