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
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  
Hotel
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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
Molja Lighthouse
'13jul23
Molja  
Lighthouse
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Ålesund is a sea port in Norway and is home to a large concentration of Art Nouveau Architecture – an ostentatious style which utilizes sweeping organic forms and a harmony of shape popular in Europe in the early 20th Century. The town makes for a unique visit. But hang on; ...
Accomodation types: Lighthouse
Location: Alesund  Norway  West Europe
Whitepod
'13jul19
Whitepod  
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*Future Igloos* Brand new for winter 2012/13 these futuristic eco pods nestle in the Alps creating a little igloo village. Your pod is made out of insulating fiber and has a wood-burner for comfort. There is an en-suite bathroom and super luxurious bedding. Whitepod is part of the eco-tourism movement ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Mountain   Nature   Tent
Det Hanseatiske Hotel
'13jul17
Det Hanseatiske  
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*Historic Norwegian Hotel in Bryggen* Situated in an historic trading building – part of the Bryggen world heritage site – the Hanseatiske Hotel is a place where you can step back in time. In its long history the house has been a work place, residence, warehouse and a restaurant. This ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Bergen  Norway  West Europe
Abitart Hotel
'13jul11
Abitart  
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*Contemporary Art Hotel in Rome* Very stylish art hotel in Rome. Located halfway between the Ostiense and Testaccio neighbourhoods near to traditional restaurants, shops and bars abuzz with clientele. Every lamp, application and decoration is a unique design piece created by a contemporary Roman artist. Unique and expressive artworks transform ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
Belle Tout Lighthouse
'13jul10
Belle Tout  
Lighthouse
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*The Old Famous English Lighthouse* The bright chalk cliffs of Beachy Head rise 162 metres above sea level and create a dramatic setting for this hotel with a difference. Petitions were first made to build a lighthouse in the location in 1691 due to the large numbers of shipwrecks on ...
Accomodation types: Lighthouse   Nature
Casa da Cisterna
'13jul9
Casa  
da Cisterna
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*Medieval and beautiful* This fortified village on the Spanish/Portugal boarder has seen its fair share of action over the last millennium. Conquered and occupied by everyone from the Romans to the Moors the castle lies in ruins. The old village remains in good condition and is an amazing place to ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Nature
Museumotel
'13jul5
Museumotel  
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*The future as it was in the 1960s* Created in the 1960s as a vision of future living, these quirky concrete cottages are certainly unusual. The buildings are examples of the “concrete veil” style of architecture that sought to create cheap, functional and aesthetic houses. The idea was to build ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Artist Residence Brighton
'13jul4
Artist Residence  
Brighton
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Brighton is one of Britain’s coolest towns where a combination of wealth, music and fringe culture merges to create a colorful melee. The Art Hotel is at the centre of all that. Whether you want to hang out with the vegans, dance with the gays or nod with the Hip ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Romany Gypsy Caravan & Showmans Waggon
'13jul2
Romany Gypsy  
Caravan
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*Unusual rural relaxation* Self catering holidays in England. Not the most attractive proposition is it? You’re probably thinking of rainy campsites and the horrors to be endured in the communal shower-block. But there are some amazing experiences to be had if you know where to look. Take, for example, “Quirky ...
Accomodation types: Gypsy   Nature   Trailer
Ooops Hotel
'13jun25
Ooops  
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*Oops! It appears my hotel has sunk* At first glance it looks like this hotel is a victim of flooding – half submerged in Lake Mälaren. The foundations, driven into the lake bed, have been made to look as if they are the ground floor of a house creating a ...
Accomodation types: Island
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
The Proposal Zürich
'13jun24
The Proposal  
Zürich
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*There’s unique hotels and then there’s The Proposal* I really want to stay here. I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend the night in a house that is full of a huge inflatable fatman? I’m staying here invites a sensation that hits the sweet spot somewhere between amusement and confusion. ...
Accomodation types: Art   Car   Concept
Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel - The best pool party in the World!
'13jun20
Ushuaia Ibiza  
Beach Hotel
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*Adults Only* Where in the world would a nightclub and hotel merge to create a hotel-club hybrid with an open air dance floor, pool and music stage? Ibiza of course. Feel like a king or queen of the night as you view the party from your own private balcony. The ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Music
Hotel Arena
'13jun4
Hotel  
Arena
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This grand building was built in 1886 as a women’s hospital. It was administered by a charity who cared for the poor and vulnerable women in society because there was no welfare state in those days. During the Second World War, the property was occupied and later used to house ...
Accomodation types: Design
Hotel Raluy - Hotel on Wheels
'13may27
Hotel  
Raluy
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*Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls* Stay in a circus trailer from the early 20th Century. Once used to house circus performers, this traditional circus trailer has been restored and renovated so you can stay in these unusual quarters. The hotel travels with the famous Raluy Circus all over the ...
Accomodation types: Moving   Trailer
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe