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
Sunborn London
'14sep17
Sunborn  
London
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*As opposed to Stormborn* Who can afford the ₤150,000-a-week it costs to charter a superyacht? Not many. But thanks to the Sunborn London you can still experience the life of a sexy sea-dog. It is a 394ft superyach that has been converted into a luxury hotel. Permanently moored at Royal ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Floating   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Hollandia Hütte
'14sep15
Hollandia  
Hut
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*Climb every mountain* This mountain hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Club and lies 3240 metre above sea level overlooking a glacier pass. In order to get there, you have to hike across the glacier itself. Approach then, on the north side of the Lotschenlucke. The caretaker will see ...
Accomodation types: Mountain
Berggasthaus Aescher
'14sep9
Berggasthaus  
Aescher
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*Yodelay-he-hooo* This guesthouse was built 170 years ago by farmers who needed a place to hang out so their goats could graze. This seems like an achievement on par with the pyramids. I mean, how do you drag that much timber up a mountain and then build it into a ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature
Hotel du Cap Eden Roc
'14sep4
Hotel du Cap  
Eden Roc
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*An exquisite property* This amazing Napoleon III building is situated 15 minutes from Cannes in 22 acres of private parkland. Built in 1870 it was originally intended to serve as a writer’s retreat but that didn’t work out and the property became a luxury hotel that still attracted famous writers ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Chateau   Luxury
Location: Antibes  France  West Europe
Fortaleza do Guincho
'14aug19
Fortaleza  
do Guincho
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*A hub of rocky luxury* Back in the olden days Europe was rather like Game of Thrones except we didn’t call them “White Walkers” instead we called them “Swedish”. Anyway Portugal was like King’s Landing and in 1640 a new king had ascended to the Portuguese throne, King Joao IV. ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Luxury
Chateau Rhianfa
'14jul22
Chateau  
Rhianfa
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*A lady’s abode* This romantic castle in the wilds of Wales was built in 1849 by Sir John Hay William Baronet of Bodelwyddan and his wife Lady Sarah Hay Williams. The exterior was designed by Lady Sarah who was captivated by the French chateaus she saw on her holidays. It ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Chateau   Luxury
25 Hours Hotel Number One
'14jul2
25 Hours Hotel  
Number One
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*13 months of the year…* 25 hours are a new brand of design hotels with the philosophy that each hotel should be unique and tailored to its location. Their “Hotel Number One” is located in Hamburg in a converted 1950s office block. Inside, the interior is a funky blend of ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Hamburg  Germany  West Europe
Campbell's Cottage
'14jun25
Campbell's  
Cottage
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*The heart of Snowdonia* Snowdonia is a majestic and ancient land. Riddled with myth, this is where the great magician Merlin is said to have been born. Explore the cliffs and crags of Wales. Check out the mountain Cader Idris where, according to legend, if you spend a night on ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional   Train
The Five Hotel
'14jun11
One  
by the Five
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*If man is five…* For many people Parisian hotels are always going to be a crystal chandelier affair with Louis the XVI chairs and hankies flopped around the place. But for us at Uniqhotels it is all about vaulting design that o’erleaps itself and… well, this is no time for ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
Jollydays
'14jun9
Jollydays  
Glamping
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*Luxury camping in beautiful England* A delightful slice of rural England, Jollydays has the dubious honour of being the chalice that spawned Grazia magazine buzzword, “glamping” (a portmanteau created from “glamorous” and “camping”… I know). But don’t let that put you off. What you have here is a way to ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Nature   Tent
Hotel Greif
'14jun5
Hotel Greif  
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*Good grief!* This 500 year old building was once owned by aristocratic families but it is now a designer hotel. A huge renovation project took place in 1993 when the Viennese architect Boris Podrecca managed the feat of creating a modern hotel encompassing four old houses. Today, each of the ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Bolzano  Italy  West Europe
Carr Hall Castle
'14jun4
Carr Hall  
Castle
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*The best British holiday home* This castle, which you can rent for a luxury break, was the winner of a TV show entitled, I Own Britain’s Best Home. Owners, Terry George and Michael Rothwell spent four years doing the place up until it spanks the butt of any competition. In ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
be Manos
'14jun3
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Manos
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*Oh be-have* Take a swill pill in this fragrant pit of chic. Yes, this 1920s building has been refurbished into one of the world’s most desirable boutique hotels. The interior has been decorated to exacting standards using monochromes and reflective steel to create an impression of living inside a sexy ...
Accomodation types: Design
Casa Brenna Tosatto
'14jun2
Casa Brenna  
Tosatto
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*The heart of art* This early 20th Century mansion has a prestigious location and a grand history. Built by architect and painter, Mario Tosatto, the house has been passed down generations of his family all of whom have dedicated the space to the pursuit of art. And what a fine ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Lenno  Italy  West Europe
Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita
'14may23
Sextantio  
Le Grotte
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*Hotel in ancient caves* Located in the ancient city of Matera in Italy, this unique hotel is built into caves that once housed our ancient ancestors. Populated for 9000 years the town was officially founded by the Romans in the third century BC. It has been consistently inhabited since and ...
Accomodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Lundy Island
'14may22
Lundy  
Island
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*Fascination and harmony on a tiny island* Lundy Island is one of England’s natural wonders – a small emanation that rises from the waves of the Bristol Channel just under five square kilometers in size. It has been populated since Neolithic times with old gravestones recently uncovered and dated to ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Island   Lighthouse
Hayema Heerd
'14may15
Hayema  
Heerd
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*I’ll huff and I’ll puff* Located on a Dutch farm this B&B is themed around straw. Sleep in the hayloft on the world’s most luxurious straw bed with plenty of comforters, covers and pillows. The rest of the decoration is fairy-tale themed guaranteed to make you feel like a princess; ...
Accomodation types: Igloo   Nature
Manor Farm Alton
'14may13
Manor Farm  
Alton
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*The fun of farm life!* This idyllic working farm is host to unique camping experience courtesy of Feather Down Farm. Stay in a luxurious tent that can accommodate up to 6 people. A rural retreat without skimping on the luxury elements, your tent is made of canvass and cosily lit ...
Accomodation types: Animal   Nature
Manoir de Lébioles
'14may7
Manoir  
de Lébioles
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*“Small Versailles of the Ardennes”* This high society mansion was finished in 1910 and for much of the last century was home to the Dresse family who used it to host elegant events including plays by the national theatre of Belgium, hunts, concerts and balls. In 1999 it was sold ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Spa  Belgium  West Europe
Wendy - The Aberporth Express
'14may6
Wendy  
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*Through the halfmoon's vegetable eye* There is something about the Welsh coast that is difficult to put into words… it is dramatic and gentle at once with myths and stories soaked into the soil like rain. Here is the land of ancient dragons, where Balyn struck the dolorous stroke and ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Train
Hampton Court Palace
'14may5
Hampton Court  
Palace
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*Divorced, Beheaded, Made Pies* Hampton Court is one of only two surviving palaces once owned by legendary English king, Henry VIII. In fact it was originally meant for the king’s favourite, Thomas Wolsey but he fell from grace and was executed. Since then the palace had been owned by the ...
Accomodation types: Palace   Traditional
Location: London  England  West Europe
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
'14apr28
Hotel  
Particulier
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*The raison d'etre* Take a walk along the quaint paving stones of a street known as “the passage of the witch’s rock” in Montmartre and you will find a guesthouse that artfully shows how modern design can be woven into traditional Parisian architecture. Originally an eighteenth-century mansion set amid sculptured ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Paris  France  West Europe