Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
United Kingdom, West Europe Hotels
Cabin  
On The Lake
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Cabin On The Lake by Gwalia Farm has gotten that countryside retreat vibe down to a T. This adorable cabin sits right on the edge of a small lake with the most dreamy view. But, of course, there isn’t much to do there – and that’s the whole point. You …
Accommodation types: Nature
Market Street  
Hotel
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The most significant architectural challenge to face is to fit in a modern building in an old town protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The globally renowned architects JMARCHITECTS and famous design studio FG Stijl squared up. They did a remarkable job filling in a gap in the historical …
Accommodation types: Design
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
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
The Witchery  
by the Castle
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Hidden in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town lies The Witchery, located at the top of Scotland’s famous Royal Mile. The original, carved door lintel of this restored 16th-century tenement in Boswell's Court can just be made out with the motto, "O Lord in thee is all my traist, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
The Fife Arms  
Braemar
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This impressive former Victorian coaching inn in the Scottish Highlands has freshly undergone a complete renovation. Hotel Fife Arms is located within the pristine nature of the Cairngorms National Park in a historic village called Braemar. This place has hosted the Braemar Gathering every year since 1832 at Princess Royal …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Fingal Hotel  
Edinburgh
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If you’re a history geek – or watch The Crown – you’ll remember Britannia, the former royal yacht of Queen Elizabeth II. Now out of service, the ship is permanently docked in Edinburgh and serves as a museum, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Luckily for all of us hotel …
Accommodation types: Boat   Luxury
BLOC Hotel  
Birmingham
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BLOC Hotel Birmingham is all about that comfort. From easy public transport access to cleverly designed rooms, everything about this place is thought out to make things simple and convenient. Throw in a bit of that sleek urban design and some tech novelty, and you’ve got a pretty solid choice …
Accommodation types: Design
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
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
The Torridon  
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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
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
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, Woodman's Treehouse is playful and luxurious at …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Royal Mile  
Edinburgh
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If you’re heading to the Scottish capital, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to high-end hotels. But with stunning views from all suites and an award-winning restaurant in the house, the Radisson on Royal Mile might be the one you want to say “aye!” to. You couldn’t possibly …
Accommodation types: Design
Yellow Sub  
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Ever wanted to live the high life and join one of the biggest bands of all time? Even if you can barely play a tambourine, we can all live in a yellow submarine, at least for one night. Fans looking for the whole Beatles experience can book accommodation in this …
Accommodation types: Boat
Hever Castle  
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Bed and breakfast within 13th-century castle grounds? Don’t mind if I do! Located in Kent, Hever Castle was once the seat of the Boleyn family and today is a beautifully preserved museum. King Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, spent her early youth here, and the castle was later given …
Accommodation types: Castle
Langley Castle Hotel  
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Located in a gorgeous 14th-century castle in Northumberland, England, Langley Castle Hotel is your childhood fantasy come true. Whether you dreamed of being a princess or a knight fighting off the dragon, this place is sure to tickle your imagination. The rooms have a truly regal touch with four-poster beds, …
Accommodation types: Castle
Drakes of  
Brighton
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Sophisticated, stunning, and set along the sea, Drakes of Brighton is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel located in Brighton, England. With just 20 bedrooms, guests will feel as if they’re staying in their own private, luxurious home that offers views of the bright blue English Channel. In fact, the atmosphere is …
Accommodation types: Design
Capel Pentwyn  
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In Wales, there are a lot of stone Victorian public buildings that are no longer used. Rather than tear them down, people have been converting them into homes. Capel Pentwyn is such a property and is available to hire for self-catering groups. Revamped while keeping original features, the interior is …
Accommodation types: Church
Cromlix  
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This elegant Scottish estate was recently acquired by tennis star Andy Murray who grew up in nearby Dunblane in an effort to recreate the golden age of grand country living. This secluded destination is situated on 34 acres of woodlands and gardens, complete with a private loch. Guests are offered …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury