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
Controversy Tram Hotel
'12jul20
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Controversy is a delightful piece of insanity courtesy of a Dutch couple who love converting obsolete public transport into luxury accommodation. Their farm is a museum to reclaimed vehicles; everything from a 1958 Cadillac to a modern day MIG fighter jet. You can catch the MIG humorously placed on top ...
Accomodation types: Museum   Train
Hard Day’s Night Hotel
'12jul13
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I will attempt to talk about this Beetles-themed hotel with no terrible Beetles-related puns. It will be hard, can I do it? Read on. Situated next door to the famous ‘Cavern Club’ where the Beetles first rose to fame, this hotel is perfectly suited for fans to explore all the ...
Accomodation types: Design
The Crane Hotel
'12jul11
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Blue Head, the Spider and Long William are not sexual euphemisms but are actually nicknames for this old harbor crane which holds a special place in many people’s hearts. Apparently, it took a team of ‘history fanatics’ two years to restore it to former glory and open it as a ...
Accomodation types: Industrial
Lighthouse Hotel
'12jul9
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Not just the location for awesome Australian children’s program, Round the Twist lighthouses are also hotels. And they save lives too. Let’s hear it for lighthouses! This tower was active for over 75 years with parts of it dating back over 200 years when a huge flame was used to ...
Accomodation types: Lighthouse
Lifeboat Hotel
'12jul5
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Unusually for a decommissioned lifeboat hotel (wow, I’ve talked about so many unique hotels that this phrase doesn’t even seem strange) this one is still functioning. You can hire a captain to take you, your partner and your whole hotel out into the open sea. Now that sounds fun! This ...
Accomodation types: Boat
Chateau St Philippe
'12jul4
Chateau  
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Chateau St. Philippe is the ideal place to enjoy the quintessential French lifestyle. Explore local bakeries, cheese shops, and open-air markets that typify French living. Excellent shopping and restaurant opportunities can be found in the surrounding towns and villages. Take in the spectacular views of the Alps, Mt. Blanc and ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Traditional   Wine
Walworth Castle Hotel
'12jun29
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Luckily this isn’t Walworth Castle in London which is real, non-converted prison. No this is Walworth in County Durham, one of England’s most rural and beautiful counties. Parts of the castle date back to the 12th Century when a string of fortifications were erected around the country by the Norman ...
Accomodation types: Castle
IceHotel – Nice Ice, Baby
'12jun28
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Like the Fortress of Solitude in Superman minus the crystal-powered computer, the ICEHotel is built every winter in Swedish Lapland. It melts every summer and rises again the following year. An open to call to artists, architects and designers is always open and the hotel pushes creativity forward with a ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Ice
MO.OM Hotel
'12jun27
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This hotel bills itself as ‘Hotel & Motel, Love & Sex, Business & Relax all become One’. I don’t know about you but that sounds like a terrifically messy evening. But then, maybe I’m not Italian enough. You can choose whether to stay in the Hotel building or the Motel ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco
Hotel im Wasserturm
'12jun22
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Once, it was Europe’s biggest water tower, now it is one of the best conversion jobs in the world. In this 130 year-old building, you will stay inside a design job worth $75 million. The 11 meter high lobby is as impressive as the collection of art hanging on the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Cologne  Germany  West Europe
Juvet Landscape Hotel – Getaway Hotel from Ex-Machina
'12jun19
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Juvet is a located far away from the densely populated world, 90 minutes drive from the closest Norwegian city, Ålesund. In the Ex-Machina movie this stunning remote getaway was the property of a tech billionaire who experimented on human-like robots. These rooms were specially designed to bring you as close ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Movie   Nature   Spa
Location: Sylte  Norway  West Europe
Conscious Hotel Vondelpark
'12jun13
Conscious Hotel   
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A veteran hotelier’s wife gives birth to a child on a starry night. And when the proud father looks past the waving arms and feet into that child’s eyes, he was forever changed. Which is roughly what happened to make Dutch duo, Marco and Sam open a hotel aiming to ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco
Fabriken Furillen – fans of The Killing take note
'12jun12
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A former limestone quarry, this privately owned boutique hotel has been a labor of love for the family that owns it. The idea was to make the structure as simple as possible so as not to detract from the stunning surroundings of Gotland, Sweden’s largest island and home to Visby ...
Accomodation types: Design   Industrial   Island
Location: Larbro  Sweden  West Europe
V8 Hotel - Heavenly place for the petrolheads
'12jun8
V8 Hotel  
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‘Britain has some of the safest roads in Europe. But this isn’t Britain. Dis is za Autobahn’. Take advantage of the Autobahn’s no speed limit driving as you career full pelt into the V8 Hotel car park, pulling off a sweet handbreak stop in the process. As you enter, marvel ...
Accomodation types: Car   Design   Museum
Jumbo Stay - Sleep in a Boeing 747
'12jun6
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For those of you who have not spent enough time crammed into Jumbo Jets, trying to rub the feeling back into your twisted legs, craving for the blackout of sleep but unable to relax because you are stuck in a rigid position while your ears are deafened by the constant ...
Accomodation types: Airplane   Hostel
Location: Arlanda  Sweden  West Europe
Treehotel - Sleep in the Treetops
'12jun3
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The Tree Hotel offers you the chance to return to childhood fantasies of the ultimate treehouse. All rooms are situated 4-6 meters above the ground among the treetops. Each room is a unique design with hand-picked furniture from local artisans. The Mirrorcube Room is invisible to the human eye but, ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Nature   Tree
Location: Harads  Sweden  West Europe
CitizenM Amsterdam
'12jun1
CitizenM  
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When you arrive at Citizen M, the unusual check-in is the first thing you notice. Rather like online check-in for flights, you just enter your details into a computer terminal and you are then issued with your room key. The ‘M’ stands for ‘Mobile Citizen of the World’ – it ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Design
Utter Inn - Floating house on the lake
'12may31
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When you wake up in the Utter Inn you will think you are still dreaming. After all, fish should not be swimming past your window, and that cloud is actually a jellyfish? What’s going on here? Then you remember you booked a room in the unusual underwater hotel by Swedish ...
Accomodation types: Floating   Underwater
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
Rome Cavalieri
'12may29
Rome  
Cavalieri
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The Rome Cavalieri is a super-luxurious hotel which boasts 15 acres of unique garden to explore. There are lots of activities for you to try. Celebrate ritualized murder with a gladiator training session! Design a diamond-encrusted cashmere sweater for your dog! Clear your chakras out with a precious stone massage! ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
Das Park Hotel
'12may29
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Ever wondered what it might be like to live in a sewer pipe? No? Me neither. But the clever people at Das Park Hotel did and now they have opened a hotel where the rooms are made from old sewer pipes. Very green. Or should that be brown? To be ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Concept   Nature
Location: Bottrop  Germany  West Europe
Rolling Hotel
'12may28
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Have you ever got board of a view? Wished that it would change from time to time? Ever wished that you could step out of your room straight into one of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth? Here, you can do both. Your room is moving, taking you from the ...
Accomodation types: Concept   Moving   Nature
Rotel - The German Bus Hotel
'12may24
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Capsule hotels are in vogue right now. German tour company, Rotel was always ahead of the game by providing capsule hotels on wheels since 1945. No matter how much you might enjoy staying in a five star hotel, you will always be stationary, trapped in one district. So, to feed ...
Accomodation types: Bus   Capsule   Moving