Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Netherlands, West Europe Hotels
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
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
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
S/V Noorderlicht  
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This schooner first set sail in 1910. It spent 100 years sailing to icy destinations all over the world, from the Arctic Circle to the penguin-strewn islands of Antarctica. Today, it has a double life. Since being restored to its former glory, it sets sail every summer on exciting expeditions. …
Accommodation types: Boat   Remote
Hotel  
TwentySeven
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The monumental doors of Hotel TwentySeven welcome you to a dream experience, seemingly remote from the bustling Dam Square in Amsterdam, where it's located. This suites-only hotel is housed in the iconic 'Industria' building constructed in 1916. The sixteen sumptuously decorated suites are the exact opposite of Dutch minimalistic design. …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Wikkelboats  
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The Rijnhaven, with its floating forest and the iconic Rijnhaven Bridge, is one of the oldest ports of the Nieuwe Maas River, dating back to 1895. Wikkelboats launched a small hotel with just four tiny floating houses in this quirky part of Rotterdam. The sustainable water houses offer unique accommodation …
Accommodation types: Boat   Floating
Room Mate  
Bruno
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The status of psilocybin mushrooms changed to illegal in the Netherlands in 2008, but it didn't stop Room Mate Bruno from being high on an artistic trip. This hotel is located in a former tea warehouse of the Dutch East India Company. Step inside, and you will find that the …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Het Arresthuis  
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Het Arresthuis is located in the Dutch town of Roermond. Unlike in Rotterdam, the skyline here is still dominated by the towers of its two 13th-century churches: St. Christopher Cathedral and Roermond Minster or 'Munsterkerk' in Dutch. The old town is right at the bank of the Meuse river with …
Accommodation types: Jail
Stayokay  
Domburg
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Backpacking can be a tiring business, particularly if you arrive at a hostel with the expectation to have a good rest and a clean shower. Most often than not, this remains to be a dream. Stayokay Domburg is the most substantial contrast yet to be seen for the whole cheap-hostel …
Accommodation types: Castle   Hostel
Stayokay  
Dordrecht
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Stayokay is a well-known chain of Dutch hostels that operates around the country. But recently, they’ve added new accommodation to their offer that looks a lot more like an eco-hotel than your usual hostel dorm. The Ecolodge at Dordrecht is a beautiful floating hotel room located in a remote, quiet …
Accommodation types: Floating   Hostel
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 …
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Jakarta  
Amsterdam
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The fascination with Indonesia is high in the Netherlands. In addition to the countless Indonesian restaurants, Amsterdam has now gotten its own 4-star hotel inspired by mixing the two cultures. And very appropriately, the hotel is set at the IJ river, where ships used to leave for Jakarta. At first …
Accommodation types: Design
Pulitzer  
Amsterdam
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If you’re a fan of heritage hotels, then you’re in for a treat. Pulitzer Amsterdam is a recently renovated hotel set in 25 interlinked canal houses dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. Combining the authentic architectural elements with contemporary chic design, this hotel is a true hidden gem of …
Accommodation types: Design
CityHub Amsterdam  
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The Japanese capsule hotels are taking Europe by storm! Amsterdam’s CityHub deserves particular attention with its mission to cater for travel in the digital age. Not only does each hub (as they call them here) have an excellent Wi-Fi connection, built-in speakers, and app-controlled lighting – you can actually take …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Townhouse Hotel  
Maastricht
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Located in the Netherlands, the Townhouse Designhotel Maastricht is not only affordable but a beautiful place for any traveler to stay. With 69 rooms ranging from Basic to Extra Large, this hotel is cozy, charming, and conveniently located. Did I mention the hotel has its silly quirks too? For example, …
Accommodation types: Design
Kaboom Hotel  
Maastricht
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If you’re a budget traveler looking to go to the Netherlands, definitely check out the Kaboom Hotel Maastricht! Winner of the Best Hotel Concept by Entree Magazine in 2015, this hotel is smart and sophisticated, without hurting your wallet. Located in the trendy district of Wyck, guests will love to …
Accommodation types: Design
Qbic Hotel  
WTC Amsterdam
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Conveniently located in Amsterdam World Trade Center (WTC), the Qbic Hotel is situated in the heart of Amsterdam’s financial district. It is a prime location for international travelers as it is only 10 minutes via taxi or tram to Schiphol Airport and the city center. As the home city for …
Accommodation types: Design
Kruisherenhotel  
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Situated in the heart of Maastricht, the Kruisherenhotel introduces guests to the long and colorful history of the city. Once a monumental gothic church, the entire complex has been converted into an extraordinary designer hotel. The renowned designer, Henry Vos, has incorporated beautiful architectural elements into the contemporary design that …
Accommodation types: Church   Design
Lloyd Hotel  
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Steeped in history, the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam originally opened in the 1920s. Over the years, the hotel has served as a refugee center, juvenile detention center, and artist studios. It reopened in 2004 as the Lloyd Hotel with 117 rooms, complete with a Cultural Embassy which, according to the …
Accommodation types: Design
Andaz  
Amsterdam
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While the exterior of this luxury hotel is rather unassuming as it blends in seamlessly with the rest of the neighborhood, don’t be fooled. The Andaz Amsterdam, located in the city’s Jordaan district, is hip and stylish with contemporary furnishings and friendly staff. This 122-room hotel is steps away from …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury