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
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
Fonteverde – European Glamour
'12oct26
Fonteverde  
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For hundreds of years, The Medicis were one of the most powerful families in Europe. If anyone knew the most beautiful spot in Italy it was them. Their summer houses were legendary. Now you can stay in one of their great buildings located in the Val d'Orcia which is a ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
The Charming House – Boutique styles with an arty flavour
'12oct24
The Charming  
House
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Ok, so you can enter this Venetian boutique hotel in a gondola, sailing in under the portcullis into the kind of mysterious tunnel you might expect to find Cardinal Richelieu doing something crafty in; but luckily for you, this is not revolutionary France, this is modern day Venice and you ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Son Gener – Romantic Spain in this Farmhouse
'12oct22
Son Gener  
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The Son Gener hotel is an 18th Century farmhouse lovingly restored set in acres of private property in a very rural and quiet area of Majorca. Far from the madness of the tourist-thronged beach and thong-bottomed festivities of the south; the beaches nearby are as if you stepped back in ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Seekoo Hotel – Live in a iceburg of coolness
'12oct19
Seekoo  
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‘Seekoo’ is Inuit for ‘mass of ice’. It is also Boudreaux’s only 4-star design hotel and the first hotel in the world to be made entirely from the architectural equivalent of George’s Marvelous Medicine, Corian. Corian is a material somewhere between a plastic and a metal that can be shaped ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Bordeaux  France  West Europe
Baumhaushotel – Germanic Magic
'12oct17
Baumhaushotel  
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So this is like living in Lord of the Rings except without constant danger from the forces of evil. Here, the only forces that matter are those of your imagination (and your American Express). The location is within a national park on the far eastern side of Germany where there ...
Accomodation types: Hippie   Tree
Vigilius Hotel – Elite Hosting
'12oct16
Vigilius  
Hotel
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In the grand Dolomites – a mountain range located in the North Italian Alps – there is an award winning design hotel. Built by architect, Matteo Thun, his idea was to create a luxury eco hotel that draws inspiration from nature and also blends with its natural surroundings so local ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
Les Roulettes de la Serve – Sizzling Gypsy Caravans
'12oct15
Les Roulettes  
de la Serve
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Deep in the rolling hilled wine regions of France, you can find a selection of beautifully restored traditional Gypsy Caravans. These are available for hire and are decorated in four different styles reflecting all kinds of Gypsy Heritage. You can be transported into a lifestyle that hasn’t changed for centuries ...
Accomodation types: Gypsy   Traditional   Trailer
Location: Ouroux  France  West Europe
Hotel Palacio Estoril
'12oct12
Hotel Palacio  
Estoril
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It’s 1930 in Portugal’s Estoril Coast, popular with the rich and famous. A new grand hotel has just been opened. It will become home to Europe’s jetsetters for the next hundred years. Yes, even today it has a dedicated ‘Royal Wing’ for when their most aristocratic guests turn up for ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Movie