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
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
Mama Shelter Hotel Marseille
'13sep23
Mama Shelter  
Marseille
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*Shelter here, you who are bored of normal hotels* Located in the back alleys of the chic Cours Julien area of Marseille – famous for its sunny terraces and arty crowd; this brand new hotel features minimalist design with street art highlights. The rooms are decorated with graffiti and contemporary ...
Accomodation types: Design
The Savoy Hotel London
'13sep4
The  
Savoy
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*One of the most famous hotels in the world* A name synonymous with glamour and prestige, The Savoy stands on the banks of the River Thames in one of London’s best addresses. From there, you can see the famous skyline. The best of London is walking distance… the theatre district, ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Fort Leicester
'13sep3
Fort  
Leicester
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*Your private seaside fortification* This fort was named after the first Earl of Leicester who was a 16th Century English statesman and close friend of Queen Elizabeth I. Originally designed to deter the French from invading England again, it remained an isolated post in the British channel until it was ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fort
Mainport Hotel Rotterdam
'13aug20
Mainport  
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“Rotterdam is anywhere alone” sang The Beautiful South in the 1990s. God knows what they were on about. But one place in Rotterdam that certainly isn’t just anywhere is the Mainport Hotel. The black glass and metal exterior makes a statement from the outset. Your room has some of the ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Monteverdi Tuscany
'13aug19
Monteverdi  
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*Renaissance, people* In Tuscany there is a beautiful villa that has been restored. With only seven rooms, this exclusive hotel has married modern furnishings with the traditional style. The half-ancient wooden beams hold up the ceiling as you sit in front of a 200 year-old fireplace next to a stone ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional   Wine
Barge Aground
'13aug14
Barge  
Aground
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*Blimey, it’s a Barge* Built at the starboard end of the British obsession with the seaside, this holiday bungalow is shaped like a barge and decorated with a nautical theme. The bungalow is self-catering with all modern conveniences provided for. Wooden shutters allow air to circulate in summer and protect ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Island
SwissTubes
'13aug2
SwissTubes  
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*Cylinders of Comfort* SwissTubes and the attached campsite are located in the shores of Lake Thun surrounded by snow-capped mountains. A nearby nature reserve will convince you that all those writers and philosophers who came to this location over the centuries were right – it really is a place of ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Hostel   Nature
Hotel Union Øye
'13jul26
Hotel Union  
Øye
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*Old School European Elegance* This Norwegian hotel was opened in 1891 to cater for the crème-de-la-crème of European society. Over the years it hosted Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, King Oscar II, Queen Maud and King Haakon VII. In 1989 the hotel was restored to its ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Øye  Norway  West Europe