Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Switzerland, West Europe Hotels
Villa Vals - Genius Underground House In Switzerland
'21sep9
Villa Vals  
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Tucked away under the snow-capped mountains in the green meadows of the Swiss village of Vals lies the ultimate hidden villa. This house is carved into the mountainside in a flawless design to leave the natural surroundings unharmed. Villa Vals can accommodate up to ten people and is set within …
Accommodation types: Underground
Hotel Belvédère Rhonegletscher - The Iconic Building On The Furka Pass Road
'21may4
Hotel Belvédère  
Rhonegletscher
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The iconic Alpine hotel of the 19th-century has seen better days. Back in the early times, at the peak of its operation, tourists flocked to see Rhône Glacier's breathtaking. Hotel Belvédère is located on a majestic curvy mountain road. The Furka Pass is a road tripper's paradise in the high …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Mountain
Barabas Hotel - Behind Prison Bars In Lucerne
'21apr15
Barabas  
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The central prison of Lucerne was built in 1862 and had been operating up until 1998. This historic building was recently repurposed, allowing you to stay in one of the 60 prison cell rooms. The hotel got its name after Barabas, a brave pacifist man who refused military service, and …
Accommodation types: Jail
The Omnia - The Best Hotel In Zermatt
'21mar23
The Omnia  
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Famed Swiss skiing capital, Zermatt, is at the foot of Switzerland's highest peaks in the Matter Valley. Rooms and suites use a minimalist approach, with warm materials and classic photos as decoration. Our pick of the range, the Omnia Roof Suite, comes with a Japanese cedar bathtub along with a …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Riffelhaus 1853 - Historic Alpine Ski Resort With Matterhorn Views
'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
7132 Hotel - 5-Star Swiss Alps Hotel With Stunning Thermal Baths
'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
Kameha Grand Zurich, Autograph Collection - Quirky Rooms & Swiss Luxury
'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
Waldhaus Flims Wellness Resort - Exquisite Spa In The Swiss Alps
'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
Capsule Hotel Lucerne - Switzerland’s First Capsule Hotel Is Affordable And Futuristic
'19jan24
Capsule Hotel  
Lucerne
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If you’ve been putting that Swiss holiday away because of the high prices, here’s some good news. Switzerland just got its very first capsule hotel with a pretty affordable price tag! Capsule Hotel Lucerne is located right on the edge of the historic city center and just 10 minutes on …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Backstage Boutique SPA Hotel Zermatt - Rooftop Hot Tub And Wild Design Suites
'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
The Alpina Gstaad - Award-Winning Palace In The Swiss Alps
'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
Frutt Family Lodge - 3-Generation Hotel On The Banks Of Melchsee, Switzerland
'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
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel - St. Moritz’s Landmark Hotel
'18oct15
Badrutt’s Palace  
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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
The Dolder Grand Hotel - Modern Hospitality Meets Swiss Luxury
'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
Hotel Chetzeron Crans-Montana 2112 Meters - Ski In Ski Out With Breathtaking Spa
'18may22
Chetzeron  
2112
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You may have heard of popular towns in Switzerland like Geneva and Zurich, but what about Crans-Montana? Just a few hour train ride from Geneva, this ski resort is a paradise for any mountain lover. Set at an elevation of 2112m above sea level, Hotel Chetzeron in Crans-Montana overlooks the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Fondazione Curzùtt-San Barnard Hostel - Middle Ages Village With A Hostel
'18apr26
Hostel  
Curzútt
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Situated near Bellinzona, Switzerland, the Fondazione Curzùtt-San Barnard hostel is surrounded by natural beauty near the Swiss and Italian border. The rural areas of Ticino have a rich and interesting history that is often overshadowed by the larger urban centers in the region. Still, those who make the trek to …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Hostel
Waldmeier’s Fasshotel - Wine Barrel Hotel
'18apr11
Waldmeier’s  
Fasshotel
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The Fasshotel is located amidst the famous vineyards of Schaffhausen canton in northern Switzerland. Wines produced in the region have become famous and widely sought after around the globe. The Waldmeier’s grandfather first began tending to the vines on his 5 hectares in 1991 which has since grown into a …
Accommodation types: Wine
Rigi-Kulm Hotel - A Sunrise To Melt Your Eyes
'18feb20
Rigi-Kulm  
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This hotel has a unique location on the summit of Mt Rigi, “the queen of the Alps”. In its 200 year history, the location has changed from a goat-strewn grassy desert to today's tourist destination. It remains one of the best places in the world to see the sunrise, and …
Accommodation types: Mountain
The Chedi Andermatt - Alpine, Asian, 5-Star, Deluxe Spa Hotel
'18feb12
The Chedi  
Andermatt
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Located in the Swiss Alps, this exclusive 123-room hotel in Andermatt, Switzerland, will leave you speechless. It’s no wonder The Chedi Andermatt was named Hotel of the Year 2017 by GaultMillau! What makes this spot so unique is its Asian-influenced architecture and spacious rooms. Each room is furnished with dark …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Mischabel Hut - A Mecca For Mountaineering Nerds
'18feb2
Mischabel  
Hut
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This Alpine hut is 3,340 meters above sea level and located deep in the Pennine Alps. It is only accessible to experienced hikers who can make the 4-mile journey from the nearby town of Saas-Fee, which was used as a location for the Wham! 1984 hit single, “Last Christmas I …
Accommodation types: Mountain