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
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
Chateau Rhianfa
'14jul22
Chateau  
Rhianfa
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*A lady’s abode* This romantic castle in the wilds of Wales was built in 1849 by Sir John Hay William Baronet of Bodelwyddan and his wife Lady Sarah Hay Williams. The exterior was designed by Lady Sarah who was captivated by the French chateaus she saw on her holidays. It ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Chateau   Luxury
Carr Hall Castle
'14jun4
Carr Hall  
Castle
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*The best British holiday home* This castle, which you can rent for a luxury break, was the winner of a TV show entitled, I Own Britain’s Best Home. Owners, Terry George and Michael Rothwell spent four years doing the place up until it spanks the butt of any competition. In ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Casa Brenna Tosatto
'14jun2
Casa Brenna  
Tosatto
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*The heart of art* This early 20th Century mansion has a prestigious location and a grand history. Built by architect and painter, Mario Tosatto, the house has been passed down generations of his family all of whom have dedicated the space to the pursuit of art. And what a fine ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Lenno  Italy  West Europe
Glamping Sandat
'14may21
Glamping  
Sandat
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*Back to Nature, just like Lemmings* “Glamping” is an unfortunate portmanteau combining the words “glamorous” and “camping” the idea being that you get all the joys of camping with none of its rigors. And boy, do you get just that and more at Sandat Glamping. There are a range of ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Tent
Location: Ubud  Indonesia  Oceania
Manoir de Lébioles
'14may7
Manoir  
de Lébioles
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*“Small Versailles of the Ardennes”* This high society mansion was finished in 1910 and for much of the last century was home to the Dresse family who used it to host elegant events including plays by the national theatre of Belgium, hunts, concerts and balls. In 1999 it was sold ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Spa  Belgium  West Europe
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
'14apr28
Hotel  
Particulier
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*The raison d'etre* Take a walk along the quaint paving stones of a street known as “the passage of the witch’s rock” in Montmartre and you will find a guesthouse that artfully shows how modern design can be woven into traditional Parisian architecture. Originally an eighteenth-century mansion set amid sculptured ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
The Boundary
'14apr23
The Boundary  
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*Amazing warehouse restoration* In order to avoid the tourist traps of central London, the savvy traveler would stay in Shoreditch. It is close to London’s best attractions and is the heart of the city’s art world. Shoreditch was an industrial area in the early 20th Century before capitalism went on ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa
'14apr10
Lilianfels  
Blue Mountains
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*Old money style* Located in the Blue Mountains – a UNESCO World Heritage Site - this hotel captures the harmony of this beautiful environment while remaining a mere 90 minute drive from Sydney. Set in a 1890s Victorian mansion, the historic details have been preserved on the parts of the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Katoomba  Australia  Oceania
Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena
'14mar27
Hotel Hacienda  
Na Xamena
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*Pastoral Ibiza at it’s best* Located on top of a cliff overlooking the coast of Ibiza, this private estate is apparently two hours trip from every European capital city. It is located in an unspoiled natural reserve park that allows you the chance to relax in a natural environment. The ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Hotel Villa Honegg
'14mar26
Hotel Villa  
Honegg
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*Traditional Swiss Hotel with Modern Touches* This traditional Swiss mountain hotel has been given a modern makeover to create a unique hotel set in the forests and snow-headed mountains of the Alps where the air is so fresh you’ll want to expand your chest to capture it in all its ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
EPIC Miami Hotel
'14mar24
EPIC  
Miami
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*Award-Winning Luxury Hotel in Miami* This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to sea or explore the Miami ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America
Delano South Beach
'14mar7
Delano  
Hotel
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Miami Beach is a magnet for celebrities and you can find some of them at the Delano Hotel. The hotel has been designed to reflect the lifestyle of you average schmo’s wildest dreams, just check out these photos of the indoor/outdoor lobby, the landscaped pool and luxurious day beds. Artwork ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa
'14feb25
Jumeirah  
Port Soller
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*Secluded luxury on a Mallorca cliff top* Situated on a cliff top between the quaint Port de Sóller and the UNESCO Heritage Tramuntana Mountains, this resort is in a protected enclave, away from the modern world. Your room is a sanctuary that combines tasteful high-tech touches with traditional ambience. You ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
'14feb20
Hotel Zetta  
San Francisco
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*Post-retro tech hotel* Located in central San Francisco near SoMa (South Market) and the Westfield mall, Hotel Zetta is one of America’s most technologically advanced hotels. The recent refurbishment has utilized the recycled, the re-used and re-appropriated. A string of iMacs contrasts with twisted timber detailing. Your room features a ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
The Yeatman Hotel
'14feb5
The Yeatman  
Hotel
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*An oasis of calm and wellbeing* This hotel overlooks the Douro River in the World Heritage city of Porto. Enjoy the extensive grounds and sweeping views of the historic city centre from your room’s private terrace… perhaps while enjoying a glass of wine or famous Port. Indeed, the restaurant is ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Masseria Cervarolo
'14jan29
Masseria  
Cervarolo
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*The essential Italian farmstead* Located in a handful of 16th Century farm buildings perched on a hillock overlooking a fertile plain, this hotel was a working farm for centuries. You can stay in the peculiar “trulli” houses that were the preferred residencies of farm laborers. They are dry-stone conical huts ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Ostuni  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Caruso Belvedere
'14jan24
Hotel Caruso  
Belvedere
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*A perfect Mediterranean palace* This original 11th Century palace became the "Pensione Belvedere" hotel in 1893 and, over the years, attracted luminaries such as Jackie Onnassis and Virginia Wolf. Currently managed by luxury hotel group, Orient Express Hotels, the palace’s present incarnation boasts a cliff-hugging infinity pool that allows you ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Ravello  Italy  West Europe