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West Europe Hotels
'18dec12
Culzean  
Castle
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With its dramatic clifftop setting, rich history, and beautiful natural surroundings, Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. This 18th-century Scottish castle is packed to the turrets with antique furniture, artworks, and various other unique period objects. Highlights include the Round Drawing Room with its panoramic views …
Accommodation types: Castle
'18dec4
Backstage Hotel  
Zermatt
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Located in the mountains of Switzerland, the Backstage Hotel in Zermatt is a beautifully designed luxury option for those looking for the ultimate getaway. Every piece of furniture in this hotel is made by hand in the studio of the artist, architect, and designer Heinz Julen. With walnut, chrome, and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
'18dec3
La Cabane du  
Capitaine Némo II
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Captain Nemo’s cabin is a quirky apartment located in Nantes, France, made to resemble where the popular fictional book hero might have lived. Nemo (Latin for “no one”) is a mysterious figure and scientific genius who roams the deep sea in his submarine, avoiding dry land unless it’s uninhabited. This …
Accommodation types: Fairytale
Location: Nantes  France  West Europe
'18nov23
West Usk  
Lighthouse
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Built in 1821 by a Scottish architect, this lighthouse located at the mouth of the River Usk in the United Kingdom now holds four guest rooms. A stone spiral staircase takes you to the first floor, where all the rooms to let are. These wedge-shaped bedrooms (arranged around a wishing …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
'18nov15
The Alpina  
Gstaad
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Since late 2012, the Alpina Gstaad hotel has been alluring visitors from around the world with its old-school Swiss charm and chic modernity. The Alpina Gstaad winner of several distinct hotel awards should be your go-to destination for a one-of-a-kind Swiss experience. These accommodations go above and beyond to provide …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
'18nov9
Radisson Blu  
Berlin
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Germany's capital city is the historical backdrop to many poignant moments of history, with numerous museums, monuments, galleries, and other points of interest to illustrate them. Due to its laidback lifestyle, friendly locals, and dynamic vibe, it’s no wonder why Berlin is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Situated on …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
'18oct31
Scandic  
Narvik
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Scandic Narvik is quite possibly the most modern hotel in Narvik, a city characterized by hiking trails, old-world historical sites, and museums. However, the Narvik Hotel offers one of the tallest buildings in the region (tallest in Narvik at 52m / 171ft) and a huge sloping glass exterior. You will …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Narvik  Norway  West Europe
'18oct17
Frutt Family  
Lodge
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Frutt Family Lodge is not your usual family hotel - they call themselves a 3-generation hotel because they cater to kids’, parents’, and grandparents’ needs simultaneously. From the design of rooms to types of entertainment, this Swiss Alpine hotel aims to keep everyone in the family happy and satisfied (the …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
'18oct15
Badrutt’s Palace  
Hotel
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Nothing screams “luxury” like a holiday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. So if you’re heading to the birthplace of Alpine tourism, make sure to indulge in all the extravagance the place has to offer. If you ask me, booking a room in the famous Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a pretty good …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
'18oct4
The Torridon  
Hotel
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The Torridon Hotel is set on 58 acres of private parkland in one of the most scenic parts of the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of Loch Torridon, the property overlooks the iconic Scottish Highlands landscape: snow-capped mountains, glittering lochs, and miles upon miles of fields and forests. This …
Accommodation types: Castle   Nature
'18oct2
Les Cols  
Pavellons
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Looking at the facade of the Spanish country house where Les Cols Pavellons, Girona, is based, you might think this is a lovely but nothing-out-of-ordinary place. Nothing more wrong! The historic building hides five high-concept glass rooms that feature architectural design out of this world. The rooms are entirely made …
Accommodation types: Concept   Design
Location: Olot  Spain  West Europe
'18sep27
No Man’s  
Fort
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No Man’s Fort is a place for someone who wants to get away from it all... and have it all. Impossible? Well, this private island resort outside Portsmouth is one of Britain’s most secluded hotels, but it might also be one of its most entertaining with five bars, a cabaret …
Accommodation types: Fort   Industrial   Island   Remote
'18sep26
La Bobadilla  
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La Bobadilla’s tagline is ‘royal hideaway hotel’, and for a good reason. Set on a large country estate amongst the beautiful Andalusian mountains, this is definitely the right place for travelers who want to enjoy some quiet moments away from the big city. Of course, a hotel in a secluded …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
'18sep24
The Woodman's  
Treehouse
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Did you dream of living in a treehouse as a child? Well, the Woodman’s Treehouse in Dorset, UK, is exactly like that except a lot fancier and designer-looking than your scraped-knee eight-year-old self had imagined. Set in the canopy of an old oak, this place is playful and luxurious at …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
'18sep5
The Dolder  
Grand Hotel
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It might have gotten a fresh modern remake, but the Dolder Grand Hotel still epitomizes the old-fashioned style and glamour. In the lobby, you’ll find exactly what you expected from this imposing building: beautiful interiors where no marble, gold, and crystal have been spared in creating a sense of luxury. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
'18aug25
The Hoxton  
Shoreditch
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The Hoxton London is located in the hip, fashionable neighborhood of Shoreditch, and it fits right in with its surroundings. Inspired by the streets of London, the interiors combine old-fashioned elegance with bold and playful elements referencing the local street art. There are three types of regular rooms you can …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: London  England  West Europe
'18aug20
Pulitzer  
Amsterdam
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If you’re a fan of heritage hotels, then you’re in for a treat. Pulitzer Amsterdam is a recently renovated hotel set in 25 interlinked canal houses dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. Combining the authentic architectural elements with contemporary chic design, this hotel is a true hidden gem of …
Accommodation types: Design
'18aug10
TheKrane  
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Usually, when you think of industrial machines and docks, your mind doesn't rush to the luxury hospitality market. Yet, that is exactly what the Krane is. What used to be an industrial coal crane in the Copenhagen harbor is now a luxury two-person retreat. Yes, you read that right: a …
Accommodation types: Industrial
'18jul25
Barcelo Raval  
Barcelona
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When heading to the city of Gaudi, the visionary architecture genius, why not try something more extravagant yourself? Barcelo Raval in Barcelona is a great piece of contemporary design that stands out among other hotels in town. It’s also located right in the city's center, within walking distance of Las …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
'18jul17
Hotel Burg  
Wernberg
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The castle-studded landscapes and great road infrastructure make Bavaria the perfect place for castle hunting. But why not take your holiday a step further and actually make one of the castles your home for a couple of nights? Hotel Burg Wernberg, located in a 13th-century castle and boasting proud 5 …
Accommodation types: Castle