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
Lime Wood  
Hotel
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You may forget you’re just an hour and a half drive from London in this cozy upscale hotel set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Lime Wood is the perfect secluded escape if you’re looking to get out of the city’s hustle and bustle for a bit. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Auchrannie  
Resort
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With 84 guest rooms and an affiliation with the Green Tourism Business Scheme, Auchrannie is a getaway found in the village of Brodick on the Isle of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland. This family-owned resort offers two four-star hotels, a traditional House Hotel, Spa Resort, and thirty 5-star …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
The Bath  
Priory
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Located just a short walk away from the city center of Bath (UK), this luxury hotel and spa is set in an 1835 Georgian manor in a residential area. Privately owned, this country house hotel built on land once owned by The Priory of Bath Abbey is warm and welcoming …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Chewton Glen  
Treehouse
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Located in the beautiful countryside of Hampshire, England, this is not your typical treehouse. Each treehouse includes two suites in an elevated tree canopy with lovely forest views. With an outdoor hot tub, kitchenette, and marble-floored bathroom with a freestanding bath, guests will not want to leave these environmentally friendly …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Treehouse
Alton Station  
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All aboard! No longer a working railway, Alton Station provides a unique chance for guests to conduct their own adventures in a whimsical setting. Originally built in 1849, Alton Station differs from other stations along the North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) in its Italianate style (most were Tudor or Jacobean). Refurbished …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Train
Oxford University  
Bed and Breakfast
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No matter your age, you can feel like you’re in university again by staying in an Oxford University room. With no exams to worry about, you’ll find these self-catered/bed and breakfast rooms to be centrally located with year-round availability. However, you may be keen to book in advance as rooms …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Salthouse Harbour  
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Located in Ipswich, United Kingdom, the Salthouse Harbour Hotel offers contemporary rooms with quirky furnishings, colorful decor, and local artwork featured throughout. Set on a waterfront, the building dates back to the 1800s, when it once served as a merchant’s warehouse. Original features such as arched windows and iron columns …
Accommodation types: Design
The Majestic  
Bus
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Hippies rejoice! This converted 1968 240-square foot Bedford bus is located near Hay-on-Wye in the Welsh borders. Powered solely by solar rays, this bus sits in a serene area with views of the rolling green hills over the Herefordshire countryside. Travelers will find this bus to be equipped with everything …
Accommodation types: Bus   Hippie
The Island  
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If you’re an adventure seeker who isn’t afraid of heights, this house could be your next vacation spot. Located in Newquay, Cornwall in Great Britain, this house is completely surrounded by water, and get this - it can only be reached by crossing a 90 foot-high suspension bridge! The interior …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature
Libertine  
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Located in the United Kingdom's Cornwall County, this 1860s Cornish piggery is now a luxury cottage close to Perranporth beach and Goonhavern on the north Cornwall coast. The Libertine can accommodate two guests and caters to your every need. From hand-picked seasonal wines to spa treatments and in-house catering, Libertine …
Accommodation types: Nature
Ecopod Boutique  
Retreat
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Certainly not a traditional hotel, the Ecopod Retreat offers guests a stay in one of two pods tucked away in a birch woodland setting in Scotland. Both light-filled domes are over 750 square feet and offer views of Castle Stalker (named from the Gaelic Stalcaire, which means hunter or falconer) …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Tent
The Old Church  
of Urquhart
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An old church dating back to 1843 now houses a quaint bed and breakfast in the small village of Urquhart, Scotland. The gallery of the church has been replaced by a spacious lounge and dining room under the original church ceiling. Travelers can make use of two public lounges, one …
Accommodation types: Church
House  
in the Clouds
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A water tower was built in 1923. It stored 50,000 gallons of water pumped from a local well ready to distribute water around the local area. The original water tower was an ugly structure, so the architects had the magnificent idea of making it look like a cottage on top …
Accommodation types: Tower
Black Mountains  
Yurt
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Ever wondered if the Britain of Beatrix Potter still exists? If there still are parts of the island where people still live in harmony? Gentle countryside living is what you will get when you stay in the Black Mountain Yurt. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, your yurt …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Yurt
Tulloch  
Castle Hotel
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The Tulloch Castle Hotel is what is left of the 12th century, Tulloch Castle. Many original features are retained in the hotel, like the castle’s walls, the Great Hall, fireplaces, and ceilings. Many years ago, only a Chief of the Clan or Laird could stay in such a prominent castle, …
Accommodation types: Castle   Ghost   Nature
Old Smock  
Mill
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The Old Smock Mill was originally constructed at the beginning of the 19th century. The recent renovation aimed to keep as much of the original workings as possible. Around the first floor runs the newly re-built exterior oak staging, used as a balcony to enjoy the marvelous sunsets and British …
Accommodation types: Windmill
Ardanaiseig  
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As you approach the Ardanaiseig Hotel, you can feel the magic and lore of the Scottish highlands. Located on the shores of Loch Awe and Ben Cruachan's shadow, the land on which the hotel stands is steeped in local myths and legends. As you walk the halls of the manor, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
South Foreland  
Lighthouse
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The white cliffs of Dover have inspired literature and songs for centuries, in addition to drawing thousands of tourists every year. The South Foreland Lighthouse is one of the most famous Victorian landmarks of the area and offers some of this picturesque area's best views. While most visitors only come …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse   Nature
Woburn  
Forest
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The concept behind the Center Parcs resorts is to provide a convenient destination where the whole family can explore the natural beauty of the English countryside. Only an hour outside of London in Bedfordshire, Woburn Forest is the newest addition and also the showcase for the latest designs and innovations. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Foxhill  
Manor
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Over a century ago, in a forest clearing on the Estate of Farncombe, Foxhill Manor was erected by Cotswold craftsmen under the leadership of chief architect, Joseph Lancaster Ball. The manor originally rested on a 100-acre plot of land and its four wings were designed so that regardless of the …
Accommodation types: Luxury