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
The Ruin - Grewelthorpe
'14jan17
The Ruin  
Grewelthorpe
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*Far from the tourist crowd* Located near the village of Grewelthorpe which is named by combining the morish dish from Oliver Twist, “Gruel” and “Thorpe” which means outlying farmstead in old English; this pavilion has outstanding views of the classic English countryside and overlooks a gorge brimming with trees. Set ...
Accomodation types: Nature
A-Train Hotel
'14jan16
A-Train  
Hotel
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*A Trainspotter’s Dream* You can stroll across from Amsterdam Central Station, cross the noisy thoroughfare of Prins Hendrikkade Street and find yourself in the A-train Hotel. It is a hotel decorated by a railway enthusiast. You could mistake the interior for being a railway museum such is the collection of ...
Accomodation types: Train
Tree Sparrow House
'14jan15
Tree Sparrow  
House
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*A Handcrafted Treehome* Cornwall is England’s sunniest county: full of dew-sparkled hills, Arthurian moors and villages resting by the fishing boat bobbing sea. It’s a popular destination and why not stay in a treehouse while you’re there? Named after the feisty local birds, Tree Sparrow House is a compact wooden ...
Accomodation types: Tree
Hotel Caesar Augustus
'14jan14
Hotel  
Caesar Augustus
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*The Luxury of History* Set on a cliff top 1000 above the sea this hotel offers commanding views of the Bay of Naples and a rich history. Once home to an exiled Russian Prince this stunning property is set in scenery that includes Mount Vesuvius and Sorrento Ischia. Choose a ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Anacapri  Italy  West Europe
Spitbank Fort
'14jan13
Spitbank  
Fort
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*Former fort in a revamped hedonic calculus* As you arrive via helicopter, Spitbank Fort initially looks like a military outpost from a classic strategy game like Red Alert or Total Annihilation. Indeed, when it was built in the 1860s its purpose was military: to defend Britain’s Portsmouth Harbour which was ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Remote
Hotel Glymur
'14jan8
Hotel  
Glymur
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*“One of the world’s best hot tubs”* Iceland: the original land of ice and fire. Just a short drive from capital city, Reykjavík, is Hotel Glymur which overlooks the azure waters of the Whale Fjord. The hotel was named after the Glymur waterfall – which is one of the highest ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote
Farris Bad
'14jan4
Farris  
Bad
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*Farris Bueller’s Day Off* The largest spa in Northern Europe is located on Larvik beach in Norway. Each room is individually designed using the finest locally-sourced rock and wood. The windows and mirrors reflect the stark beauty of the surroundings all around your room. There are conferencing facilities to suit ...
Accomodation types: Spa
Location: Larvik  Norway  West Europe
Masseria San Domenico
'13dec30
Masseria  
San Domenico
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*Luxury Resort in the New Tuscany* Masseria San Domenico was once a watchtower used to defend this outpost of Christendom against the supposedly heathen Turks. Now this former bastion of brutality stands at the heart of a fabulous modern resort. There are two restaurants, The San Domenico serves local cuisine ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Fasano  Italy  West Europe
Efteling Hotel
'13dec23
Efteling  
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*The Living Fairy Tale* When you stay at the Efteling Hotel you stay in a real fairytale castle. Feel like a prince or princess with unlimited access to the Efteling Theme Park. This means you can have special early access, free parking and seats at the Raveleijn show where, in ...
Accomodation types: Fairytale   Kids
Hotel Welcome
'13dec21
Hotel  
Welcome
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*Genius lies in attention to detail* This hotel is built into an historic town house in Brussels. It has 17 themed rooms. Each one is decorated in the style of a location that gives you wanderlust. There is the Congo Room with its impressive African art, statues of tribal gods ...
Accomodation types: Design
Quinta Dos Moinhos De Sao Filipe
'13dec19
Quinta Dos Moinhos  
De Sao Filipe
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*Olive-happy wine in the Portuguese sun* This unusual hotel is a converted windmill on a Portuguese cliff top. It is set on a large private property just next to a large nature reserve. There are two whitewashed windmills that overlook the swishing sea. Each has modern facilities and you can ...
Accomodation types: Windmill
Camping Raft
'13dec18
Camping  
Raft
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*Cool, cool water where I rest my head* The peaceful waterways of the Netherlands have long been a popular holiday destination. There is something about calm, fresh water, trees and far-distant grasslands that relaxes the soul. Trouble is, you always have to leave the water and return back to reality ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Floating   Nature
Il San Pietro di Positano
'13dec10
Il San Pietro  
di Positano
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*Room with a view (that is one of the best in the world)* This hotel is hewn out of the very living rock on the Amalfi coastline. Want to go to the beach? Then take the lift through the rock to the sand below. Your vine-hugged balcony has some of ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
The Magdalen Chapter
'13dec4
The Magdalen  
Chapter
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*James Bond would approve* Located in the historic British town of Exeter close to the natural beauty and riotous surf of the southern coast, The Magdalen Chapter is part of Swire Hotel’s British collection. Set in a voluminous 19th Century building that used to be the West of England Eye ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Nimb Hotel
'13nov27
Nimb  
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*Premier Design Hotel in Denmark* This design hotel is located in Copenhagen’s famous Tivolu Gardens which is the second oldest amusement park in the world with some of the world’s most luxurious accommodation attached. The Nimb family has been operating on the site since 1877 when they opened a restaurant ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
25hours Hotel Hamburg HafenCity
'13nov14
25hours Hotel  
Hamburg HafenCity
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*Funky Hotel in a Cool Location* This hotel is brand new and chic as hell. It is part of the 25 Hours chain of design hotels. Its location is in an area of Hamburg called HafenCity which is has recently been restored and made into a haven for the leisure ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Hamburg  Germany  West Europe
Cowley Manor
'13nov7
Cowley  
Manor
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*The English Manor House* Celebrating all that best about the fresh English countryside and its traditional estates, Cowley Manor is a vanguard of English finery. Indeed, it was a favourite of Lewis Carroll who authored Alice in Wonderland and other delightfully surreal works. Located on an estate that was assigned ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Palace
Morosani Fiftyone
'13nov4
Morosani  
Fiftyone
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*Future hotel designs* Fiftyone is an automatic hotel which means there is no concierge, no receptionist and definitely no yoga teachers. You book your room online and check-in using a computer which ejects an electric keycard. The hotel only provides you with a room which has an LCD TV, high-speed ...
Accomodation types: Concept   Design
Hotel Burg Oberranna
'13oct31
Hotel Burg  
Oberranna
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For thousands of years the most popular pastime in Europe was killing your neighbours. England and France win the prize for managing to have a war that lasted for 100 years. Because of a readiness for violence, castles began to sprout all through Europe’s green hills and many survive to ...
Accomodation types: Castle
Burgh Island Hotel
'13oct21
Burgh Island  
Hotel
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*A Novel Place* This hotel was a frequent haunt of famous author Agatha Christie who set her novel And Then There Were None on a fictionalized version of the archipelago. The hotel was finished in 1929 and throughout the 1930s it played host to glamorous guests. In World War 2 ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Nature
Atelier Sul Mare
'13oct7
Atelier  
Sul Mare
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*Cutting-edge culture in Italy* No-one goes to galleries to view art these days. In fact, everyone who takes art and design seriously knows that to truly appreciate art you have to live with it. But even if we can afford the best art, we can only choose to live with ...
Accomodation types: Art   Beach
Chateaux Dans les Arbres
'13oct1
Chateaux  
Dans les Arbres
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*Tell me why, do we build castles in the trees* We all dreamed of hidden castles in trees when we were whippersnappers and here is the dream realised: a mini castle in a tree can be yours. There are number of intricate designs to choose from, each lovingly crafted by ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Nature   Tree