Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Luxury Hotels
Anemolia Villa
'14oct14
Anemolia  
Villa
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Nestled in the cliffs of the exquisite Megalochori, Greece, the Villa Animolia offers you the opportunity to take a step back in time in the luxury of 1900s finesse. You will be welcomed with a bottle of Megalochoris very own fine wine and a breathtaking view of the traditional architect ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Villa
Shangri-La Hotel Paris
'14oct8
Shangri-La  
Paris
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*Parisian Luxury* In the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, on the banks of Seine is a palace that was once home to Prince Roland Bonaparte. Today, it is what Forbes has called “the best luxury hotel in Paris.” The hotel combines Napoleonic finery with slap-bang views of the Eiffel Tower ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
Ladera Resort
'14oct7
Ladera  
Resort
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*A view with a room* This award-winning resort is hidden away in a tropical cleft between two Piton mountains in St Lucia. The views are so good they spawned the resort’s catchphrase, “a view with a room.” Each one of the suites and villas is designed to be open to ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature
Bardessono Hotel and Spa
'14oct2
Bardessono  
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*Where spa meets room* Located in Yountville (a small town with no less than four Michelin starred restaurants) in California’s Napa Valley, Bardessono is an award winning boutique hotel specially commended for its green credentials. The hotel uses salvaged materials, geothermal heating and solar energy to bring cutting edge eco-philosophy ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Rosewood Mayakoba
'14oct1
Rosewood  
Mayakoba
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*Kinich Ahau would be proud* This resort was opened in 2008 and is located along a tusk of white sand on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Its eco-design blends with the environment but still offers luxurious suites, pools and sundecks. The resort has so married the needs of the environment with that ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Grand Hotel Kronenhof
'14sep30
Grand Hotel  
Kronenhof
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*The best hotel in the world?* TripAdvisor, the world’s most influential hotel site, named the Grand Hotel Kronenhof the world’s best hotel in their Traveler’s Choice Awards 2014. Located in the Engadin valley in Switzerland, the setting has 322 days of sunlight each year with china blue skies and ivory ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Pangkor Laut Resort
'14sep29
Pangkor Laut  
Resort
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*Unobtrusive resort in a jungle paradise* Pangkor Laut is a private island just off the Malaysian cost. It is 300 acres in size and most of it is pristine forest. The buildings of the resort have been woven into the verdant hillside creating a tranquil atmosphere. There are various kinds ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
The Grand Del Mar
'14sep23
The Grand  
Del Mar
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*A grand hotel brought up to date* Located just north of San Diego in the small beach town of Del Mar, this hotel is a world of pleasure. Your room is large and has a bar, Nespresso machine, balcony and stunning bathroom – more like an apartment than a hotel ...
Accomodation types: Golf   Luxury   Villa
Location: Del Mar  USA  North America
Lindos Blu
'14sep19
Lindos Blu  
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*For your eyes only* This hotel commands a view of the Aegean Sea built, as it is, onto a rocky hillside on Rhodes. The architecture takes inspiration from the traditional buildings of the island, mixes a little minimalism and lets in a sweet breeze. Nearby is the village of Lindos ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Líndos  Greece  East Europe
Sunborn London
'14sep17
Sunborn  
London
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*As opposed to Stormborn* Who can afford the ₤150,000-a-week it costs to charter a superyacht? Not many. But thanks to the Sunborn London you can still experience the life of a sexy sea-dog. It is a 394ft superyach that has been converted into a luxury hotel. Permanently moored at Royal ...
Accomodation types: Boat   Floating   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Rosewood Hotel Georgia
'14sep16
Rosewood Hotel  
Georgia
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*Vancouver’s grand hotel* This newly restored hotel was first opened in 1927 and brought luxury to the distant western coast of Canada. Over the years celebrities such as Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Katharine Hepburn have visited this grand hotel. The restoration cost over $120 million and no wonder when you ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
The Caves Negril, Jamaica
'14sep11
The Caves  
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*Incredible designs on a cliffside* In C.S Lewis’ classic Narnia tale, The Magician’s Nephew, Polly Plumber – a little girl – finds a secret part of her house and pretends it is a smuggler’s cave by leaving some empty beer bottles in there. Luckily these caves are better than that. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury
Beresheet Hotel
'14sep10
Beresheet  
Hotel
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*Hotel on the edge of a crater* Perched 800 meters above sea level, this hotel sits on the edge of the Ramon Crater which is the world’s largest makhtesh – a landform unique to Israel where water erosion creates deep craters. Despite being located in the middle of the desert ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Luxury
Viceroy Bali
'14sep8
Viceroy  
Bali
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*Bali singing* This boutique hotel is located in the “Valley of the Kings” where Balinese royalty once cavorted. Stay in one of 25 private villas each with a furry thatched roof, private terrace and treatment room where relaxation is the order of the day. Each villa has a private pool, ...
Accomodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
Hotel du Cap Eden Roc
'14sep4
Hotel du Cap  
Eden Roc
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*An exquisite property* This amazing Napoleon III building is situated 15 minutes from Cannes in 22 acres of private parkland. Built in 1870 it was originally intended to serve as a writer’s retreat but that didn’t work out and the property became a luxury hotel that still attracted famous writers ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Chateau   Luxury
Location: Antibes  France  West Europe
Burj Al Arab
'14sep2
Burj  
Al Arab
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*A 7 star hotel* One of the most incredible structures on Earth, the Burj Al Arab was built in the shape of an Arabian dhow, or yacht's sail. The planners wanted a monolithic structure but neither did they want to cast a shadow over downtown Dubai so they built it ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Imperial Hotel Tokyo
'14aug25
Imperial Hotel  
Tokyo
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Opened in 1890 by Japan's aristocracy, by 1922 a nearly completed second generation Imperial Hotel building reopened with a design by the legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It contained a revolutionary floating cantilever design which allowed it to withstand the Samson-shaking earthquake of 1923 on the very day of ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
Fortaleza do Guincho
'14aug19
Fortaleza  
do Guincho
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*A hub of rocky luxury* Back in the olden days Europe was rather like Game of Thrones except we didn’t call them “White Walkers” instead we called them “Swedish”. Anyway Portugal was like King’s Landing and in 1640 a new king had ascended to the Portuguese throne, King Joao IV. ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Luxury
Hotel Casa San Agustin
'14aug18
Casa  
San Agustin
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*Hot Colombian boutique hotel* This quaint hotel has been restored carefully with the needs of the cosmopolitan traveler in mind. The three sun-gleamed buildings were built in colonial times and original frescos and wood-beamed ceilings remain key features of the new design. The location is the UNESCO World Heritage town ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Mardan Palace
'14aug14
Mardan  
Palace
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Like the Pharoes’ pyramids and Nebuchadnezzar’s hanging gardens, rich men have long sought to build the ultimate thing. Mardan Palace is considered to be one of the most expensive resorts in the world costing $1.4 billion to create. There are 546 rooms separated into three wings: Dolmabahce, European and Anatolian ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Antalya  Turkey  Middle East
Kura Design Villas Uvita
'14aug5
Kura  
Design Villas
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*Costa Rica’s hippest location* Costa Rica has a long tradition of ostentatious hotel-building but today’s travelers often prefer a smaller, wiser experience. Enter then, Kura Design Villas. Located on the esoteric Osa Peninsula halfway up a rainforest-clad mountainside, these properties balance perfectly on that fine line between rustic and luxury. ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
The Oberoi Udaivilas
'14jul23
The Oberoi  
Udaivilas
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*A Rajasthan Palace* Known as the city of royal palaces and shimmering lakes, Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a fine location for The Oberoi Udaivilas – a traditional Indian palace. Come and walk through the complex courtyards, musical fountains, pools and lush gardens. The architecture was inspired by ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Villa
Location: Udaipur  India  South Asia