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
'20nov30
Hostal Sa  
Rascassa
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Located in one of Costa Brava’s best coves, Hostal Sa Rascassa is a quaint guesthouse with a well-regarded restaurant attached. The pine-surrounded building is quiet and peaceful, with the coastline a short walk away. If you prefer longer ambulations, there are various paths you can take to explore the dramatic …
Accommodation types: Traditional
Location: Begur  Spain  West Europe
'20nov26
Gearrannan  
Blackhouse Village
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You don’t need to travel far to feel like you’ve stepped back in time in Scotland. The rugged landscape stretches as far as the eye can see, and life at local villages goes at a different pace. But if you want to immerse yourself in the spirit of the past …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
'20nov20
FRANZ ferdinand  
Mountain Resort Nassfeld
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The FRANZ ferdinand Mountain Resort Nassfeld is near the longest cable car in the Alps, taking you to the summit in 17 minutes. You will soon be hitting miles of pristine piste on the slopes of Carinthia. In the summertime, Carinthia Nassfeld boasts a host of activities from mountain biking …
Accommodation types: Mountain
'20nov19
Belmond Royal  
Scotsman
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Experience an epic journey through the Highlands of Scotland in a restored palace on wheels. The beautifully fitted Pullman cars feature Lacquer-polished mahogany-panels and Edwardian elegance. The en-suite cabins come with hot steamy showers and plush beds fitted with soft Scottish wools and tartans. In this comfort, your mind can …
Accommodation types: Train
'20nov18
Stayokay  
Dordrecht
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Stayokay is a well-known chain of Dutch hostels that operates around the country. But recently, they’ve added new accommodation to their offer that looks a lot more like an eco-hotel than your usual hostel dorm. The Ecolodge at Dordrecht is a beautiful floating hotel room located in a remote, quiet …
Accommodation types: Floating   Hostel
'20nov17
Riffelhaus  
1853
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If you’re a fan of Wes Anderson’s films, you’ll be delighted with Riffelhaus 1853. This white and red mountain hotel from 1853 is a perfect little gem of Anderson-esque aesthetic. Set amongst the dramatic peaks of the Swiss Alps, the hotel was constructed at a near-impossible altitude for its time …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
'20nov13
Northern Light  
Inn
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The Northern Light Inn is not just a romantic name. You have a pretty good chance of spotting the Aurora dance right from this Icelandic hotel from August to April. They even have a designated viewing platform for this purpose, aptly called a Galaxy Balcony, where you can enjoy an …
Accommodation types: Nature
'20nov11
Cuevas  
Helena
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Deep in the beautiful Andalusian countryside, in the village called Benamaurel, there’s a rather unexpected hotel. The bird’s eye view reveals doors that seem to emerge straight out of the plant-covered hillside. Impossible? Not at all! Cuevas Helena is a holiday home ran by a Scottish couple with all rooms …
Accommodation types: Cave
'20nov6
7132 Hotel  
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It seems like Swiss hotels are constantly trying to outdo each other in the art of ultimate luxury. The cryptically named 7132 Hotel is a strong contestant in the game. One of its unfair advantages? World-famous thermal baths designed by Peter Zumthor. The hotel's curious name comes from its postcode …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain   Spa
'20oct26
Arctic Bath  
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On the outskirts of the small Swedish town of Harads, you'll find a minimalist escape on land and water. Accommodation here is in hand-crafted wooden cabins sporadically spread around the highlight of Arctic Bath, the spa building that looks like a crown made out of wooden sticks. The Scandinavian interiors …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Harads  Sweden  West Europe
'20jul9
Kameha  
Grand Zürich
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Situated in the bustling city of Zurich stands the Kameha Grand Zurich. With a unique fusion of architecture and interior design, this hotel will grab your attention right from the moment you see it, be it the spaciously well-designed suites or the quirky façade. The truly Swiss rooms have doors …
Accommodation types: Design
'20jul6
Hotellerie De  
Mascognaz
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No, you haven’t dropped into an illustration of a fairytale... This is real life! This is the Hotellerie de Mascognaz, located in Champoluc, Italy. Book one of the seven chalets and live in a dream-like setting for a few days, or perhaps a few weeks if your wallet doesn’t mind! …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Location: Champoluc  Italy  West Europe
'20jun24
Waldhaus  
Flims
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A true winter wonderland with beautifully ornamented buildings dusted in snow – you may think you’ve stepped into a fairytale, a dream even, but this is simply the way of life for those at Waldhaus Flims. Located in the small town of Flims, Switzerland, Waldhaus is an extraordinary place that …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
'20jun19
Borgo Egnazia  
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Located in Puglia, Italy, this place is simply gorgeous. Divided into three "sections", Borgo Egnazia looks more like a small village than a hotel; “La Corte” is the main building, and then there’s the “Borgo” (the Village) and 28 outlying villas, which each include a private pool of their own. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
'20feb5
Ballyfin  
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Ranked the number one hotel in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2016, the Ballyfin is set in a gorgeous 20-room Georgian home, about an hour and a half north of Dublin. From the stunning four-poster canopy beds and 80-foot library to the richly textured wallpapers and gilded mirrors, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
'20feb3
Belmond Castello  
di Casole
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Located in Tuscany, the Belmond Castello di Casole offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the comforts of a restored Italian castle in the Italian countryside. The castle dates back to the end of the 10th century when it was originally built and named ‘Querceto Villa‘. With 39 suites, ranging …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
'20jan31
Mandarin Hotel  
Hyde Park
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Overlooking London’s famous Hyde Park, this luxury hotel is a short walk from the Victoria and Albert Museum and steps away from the nearest tube station. This hotel has been consistently voted one of the best in the world, and for a good reason. The 167 elegant rooms and 26 …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
'20jan30
The Monastero  
Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Set in a restored 17th-century Italian monastery property, this breathtaking clifftop hotel is flourished with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, lounge chairs, and stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. Each of the 20 rooms and suites has been individually designed with furniture hand-picked by the owner, Bianca, throughout her …
Accommodation types: Church   Luxury   Spa
'20jan20
Hotel Lungarno  
Florence
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Set on the river near the Ponte Vecchio, this upscale hotel in Florence, Italy, is just a short distance from the Giardino Di Boboli and the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum at the Palazzo Spini Feroni. The 59 rooms and 14 suites in Hotel Lungarno are softened by the beautiful light and …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
'20jan13
Buubble  
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Dubbed the “5 Million Star Hotel”, it’s easy to see why the Aurora Bubble is worth a visit. Guests can experience the beauty of nature, all from inside the comfort of a literal see-through bubble. Whether you choose to sleep under five million stars in the winter or summer, all …
Accommodation types: Nature