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
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
Hotel  
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
Cley Windmill
'12nov30
Cley Windmill  
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The medieval town of Cley on England’s historic East Coast has a long tradition of welcoming visitors from all over the world. It was once one of the busiest ports in the land. The Cley Windmill was built in the 1700s and remained as a working mill until the early ...
Accomodation types: Windmill
La Balade des Gnomes – Magical Nights, Crazy Days
'12nov28
La Balade  
des Gnomes
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Architect, Mr Noel, built and operates La Balade des Gnomes – an unusual hotel with 10 crazy rooms guaranteed to captivate the imagination. In fact, the motto of the hotel is “all that you can imagine is real”. It is located near Durbuy in Belgium which is a tiny 17th ...
Accomodation types: Art   Tree
Location: Durbuy  Belgium  West Europe
La Corbiere Radio Tower – Book a room in a 1940s radio tower!
'12nov27
La Corbiere  
Radio Tower
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Located in Jersey which is an island in the English channel that is half tax-haven and half nesting ground for flocks of seabirds, the La Corbiere Radio Tower is in its third incarnation as an unusual place to spend your holiday. It is currently a very unique holiday apartment. La ...
Accomodation types: Island   Radio Tower
Baumhaushotel Solling
'12nov26
Baumhaushotel  
Solling
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The Baumhaus Hotel has seven separate treehouses for you to choose from. They are all made form untreated local wood, stand 5-7 metres high and each one has a dreamy balcony. The houses are insulated and heated so you can be toasty warm while winter rages outside. Showers are near ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Tree
Giraffe Lodge – The UK’s only overnight safari lodge
'12nov23
Livingstone  
Lodge
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The 100 acre “Africa Experience” safari park in Kent, England is a place where many African species are free to roam as if they were at home… except they don’t have to worry about fighting for meager water holes here. When you arrive you will get a glass of champagne ...
Accomodation types: Animal   Nature
The Hoopoe Yurt Hotel – Traditional Nomadic Living
'12nov21
The Hoopoe  
Yurt Hotel
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Well known to discerning free spirits, the Yurt is the traditional accommodation of the native peoples of Afghanistan and Mongolia. They are canvass constructions with wooden floors and coloured lattice wooden supports. Inside it is a cozy and intimate experience. Opening the painted wooden door directly into the stunning scenery ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Nature   Yurt
Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof – Ba-roque the Party!
'12nov20
Sandton Grand Hotel  
Reylof
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Built in 1724 during the Baroque period of European art, this historic town house is decorated in ostentatious red and gold, thick gilded plaster and heavy marbling. It has been well cared for in the intervening centuries and was last renovated in the 1990s. It is part of a string ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Gent  Belgium  West Europe
The Old Railway Station - Full steam ahead!
'12nov16
The Old  
Railway Station
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This old English railway station was used by King Edward VII to visit the nearby Goodwood racecourse. You can stay in the station building or in one of four converted Pullman carriages which used to be the finest way to travel by train. Breakfast is served in the waiting room ...
Accomodation types: Train
Prendiparte Tower
'12nov15
Prendiparte  
Tower
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In the bloodbath of medieval Europe, ruling families had a lot to loose. Their serfs were vulnerable to attack from all sides. So they designed their villages around a central ruling tower - like the Prendiparte Tower which stands at 12 storeys tall. Ruling families would each have a floor ...
Accomodation types: Tower
Location: Bologna  Italy  West Europe
Nhow – Europe’s first music hotel
'12nov14
Nhow  
Berlin
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The glamorous music industry meets modern hotels in Berlin. This is probably the only hotel in the world that has a dedicated “music manager”, its own recording studio and rehearsal rooms. They even provide guitars and keyboards as room service. The hotel is built around the concept of ‘dynamic space’ ...
Accomodation types: Design   Music
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Chateau de Bagnols
'12nov13
Chateau  
de Bagnols
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The legendary Chateau de Bagnols is the kind of place you thought only existed in fairy stories. Set in a tiny village this historic Chateau has towers and turrets, a drawbridge and moat. The castle has an ‘old’ and ‘new’ area. The ‘old’ area is 13th Century and the ‘new’ ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Chateau   Luxury
Location: Bagnols  France  West Europe
Iglu Dorf – Take a Chill Pill
'12nov7
Iglu  
Dorf
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Built from 3000 tonnes of snow in different locations around Switzerland, Germany and Andorra the igloo hotels feature top-notch ice artistry and a variety of rooms all made from glistening ice and snow. There are family and romantic options. The romantic rooms come with ice-carved tables, champagne and mood lighting. ...
Accomodation types: Ice   Mountain
Sala Silvermine – An underground adventure
'12nov5
Sala  
Silvergruva
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Lounge on your luxury leather chair underneath a delicate chandelier which hangs from the roof of a room which has been tunneled out of pure rock, 155 meters below the surface. As if you were Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Except massively rich and less ring-obsessed. So yes, the ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Underground
Location: Sala  Sweden  West Europe
Old Dungeon Ghyll
'12oct31
Old Dungeon  
Ghyll
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The Old Dungeon Ghyll is in England’s Lake District, a beautiful area that inspired some of the greatest poetry ever written. Indeed the air still resounds with Coleridge’s blessing: ‘Therefore all seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Traditional