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
Woodpecker Hotel - Hotell Hackspett
'13mar11
Woodpecker  
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To get to your room you will need to climb 13 meters up a rope ladder. It is located high in the boughs of a magnificent Oak tree which is 130 years old. From your private balcony you will command spectacular views of a public park and Lake Mälaren. Room ...
Accomodation types: Tree
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
Hi Hotel Eco Spa and Beach
'13mar6
Hi Hotel  
Eco Spa and Beach
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The Hi Hotel is a contemporary hotel and spa located 200 metres from the Mediterranean in Southern France. Designed by France’s best young designer, it is a contemporary space that focuses on well-being and eco philosophy. You can be sure that everything in the hotel is responsibly sourced, the waste ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Nice  France  West Europe
Eh Hausl - The smallest hotel in the world
'13mar5
Eh'häusl  
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Fascinating stuff, this hotel. It was built in 1728 and could well be the smallest hotel in the world. The story goes like this: back in ye olden days in Germany, couples who wanted to marry had to own property. So some enterprising local put down his frothy beer and ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Amberg  Germany  West Europe
Prince Noir - A thousand year-old castle B&B
'13mar1
Prince  
Noir
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If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Cave   Traditional
Texel Yurts - Warm and Inviting Yurt Camp
'13feb28
Texel  
Yurts
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I have never had a bad time in a yurt. There’s something lovely about the gas lamps, woodburning stove to keep your group warm on the rug-strewn wooden floor. These things aid relaxation in a way that doesn’t require expensive treatments or over-enthusiastic massages. The structure is circular with the ...
Accomodation types: Yurt
Arte Luise Kunsthotel
'13feb27
Arte Luise  
Kunsthotel
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*One of the coolest galleries in the world…which room would you like?* There’s only one place to be in Europe if you want cutting edge art - Berlin. Artists from all over the world come here to open galleries, boutiques or, in the case of Art Luise, a hotel. The ...
Accomodation types: Art
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
D-Hotel
'13feb26
D-Hotel  
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The astonishing medieval town of Kortrijk in Belgium is home to some of the most well preserved historical architecture in Europe. The city centre is kept free of cars so the atmosphere is left unspoiled. The D-Hotel takes a 19th Century windmill and farm building and marries it with cutting ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa   Windmill
Necker Island
'13feb14
Necker  
Island
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Richard Branson’s private island is named after Dutch explorer, Johannes de Necker who “discovered” it in the 17th Century. It remained unihabited until the late 20th Century. In 1965 two British journalists tried to survive as castaways on the island. They lasted three weeks before they driven off the island ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Tree Houses Alicourts - Luxury treehouses in French country resort
'13feb11
Tree Houses  
Alicourts
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Want to know what area of France is so beautiful it is often called “The Garden of France”? What if I also told you of an amazing place to stay as well? Don’t worry it caters for single, couple and family groups. That would be pretty great right? But that’s ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Cabanes Als Arbres - Catalan tree house huts
'13feb7
Cabanes  
Als Arbres
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In the Spanish countryside there is a lovely villa. There is a big swimming pool and large garden. You can stay there as a guest too. Nearby is a deep forest. Because of the high altitude the forest is green and sweet-smelling despite being close to the Mediterranean coast. If ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Les Hautes Roches - Luxury cave hotel in “the garden of France”
'13feb6
Les Hautes  
Roches
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France is a pretty place. From the ornate promenades of Paris to the warm hills of the wine country people love to holiday here. But there is one area that is claimed to be the most beautiful and this is the Loire Valley. The river Loire has carved the valley ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Chateau   Luxury
Corsewall Lighthouse
'13jan30
Corsewall  
Lighthouse
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“Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise” (Robert Burns) Stranraer in South West Scotland has long been one of the main points of crossing between Ireland and Scotland. The Irish Sea can be tempestuous. Indeed 133 people died in ...
Accomodation types: Lighthouse
Le Prince Noir - Wine, sun and history
'13jan28
Le Prince  
Noir
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In the violent and disputed lands of medieval Europe villages needed to be turned into forts at the first sight of iron spears coming through the fields. This hotel is a converted a fortified village built in the 13th Century. Your room is in a 17th Century convent and decorated ...
Accomodation types: Castle
Rough Luxe Hotel - The thinking man’s boutique hotel
'13jan23
Rough Luxe  
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Rough-Luxe is a concept hotel that attempts to redefine what is meant by “luxury”. Rather than being a passive consumer of finery, the guests at rough-luxe are encouraged to engage with their surroundings and view luxury as time spent in a special space with some excellent wine and stimulating art ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Castle Cottage Treehouse
'13jan21
Castle Cottage  
Treehouse
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The Tree House is part of the Castle Cottage B&B - a Strawberry Hill gothic mansion surrounded by rich woodland and dainty gardens set in rural West Sussex, England. The Tree House is actually built into a proud chestnut tree with thick branches that snake through the bedroom, traveling through ...
Accomodation types: Tree
Corona Save the Beach Hotel
'13jan17
Corona  
Save the Beach
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What kind of hotel advertises itself as “fully disinfected”? A hotel made of trash, that’s what. This temporary hotel was erected on the banks of the Tiber in Rome in order to bring attention to the threat posed to Europe’s beaches by the mountains of trash left by careless tourists ...
Accomodation types: Concept
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
Dunant Hotel - The First 0 Star Hotel
'13jan10
Dunant Hotel  
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If you were to tell me that you are going to stay in a “0 star hotel” I might wonder if you are planning to sleep in a ditch. But I would be very ill-informed. The Dunant Hotel has chosen to bill itself as “0 star” to reflect its philosophy ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Appleton Water Tower – English functionality and elegance
'12dec21
Appleton  
Water Tower
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This perfect example of Victorian engineering has been well preserved since it was built in 1871. Back in the 19th Century the Prince of Wales got sick with Typhoid from drinking unclean water so the tower was commissioned to serve the Royal Sandringham Estate with clean water. The 60 foot ...
Accomodation types: Tower
Wooden Water-Side Lodges - Werf Ijlst? Werf Isit? Oh there it is
'12dec19
Werf Ijlst  
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In Northern Netherlands people don’t drive so much. They cycle the flatlands breathing fresh air or they take a boat along a network of clean waterways. The area is full of historic attractions and European charm. To make the most of your stay, the Werf Ijlst hotel offers its guests ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Design
Hotel Pelirocco – The Rock n Roll Hotel
'12dec18
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Pelirocco
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Billed as Britain’s “sauciest hotel” the Pelirocco has much to delight you, especially if you happen to be in the mood for some busy lovemaking. Or not as the case may be, there is plenty to do. They will organize a professional makeover and glamorous photo shoot for you. The ...
Accomodation types: Design
Hotel Silken Puerta América Madrid – Freedom and Inspiration
'12dec13
Hotel Silken  
Puerta América Madrid
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This is one of the most ambitious design hotels in the world. Why have one or two prize-winning architects when you can have 19? Creative freedom is the ethos of the hotel which cost an estimated 75million Euro to finance. Each architect was given a free reign over one floor ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design   Luxury
Location: Madrid  Spain  West Europe
Atomium, Kidsphere – Where children meet the future
'12dec11
Atomium  
Kidsphere
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The Atomium is a singular building in the European capital of Brussels. It is a museum, exhibition space and viewing gallery. It is constructed of enormous spheres connected by futuristic walkways using plastics, steel and glass. The experience of moving through this novel space is like moving through a new ...
Accomodation types: Kids   Museum   Skyscraper