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
Amangiri Villas - Paleolithic skyscrapers in a constellation-swirled sky
'12aug23
Amangiri  
Villas
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‘The canyon wilderness, the hoodoo land of spire and pillar and pinnacle where no man lives’ is how transcendental anarchist author, Edward Abbey described the landscape where Amangiri Villas sit; their sandstone walls blending perfectly into the desert setting. The architecture is simple and modern with large glass windows drawing ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Kanab  USA  North America
Huvafen Fushi
'12aug16
Huvafen  
Fushi
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The Maldives are a sprinkle of islands surrounded by the vast Indian Ocean; a place of otherworldly beauty. And, set in its own private lagoon, is Huvafen Fushi; a hotel popular with Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie. When you arrive, the hotel manager greets you by asking ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Underwater
Sintra Castle Hotel - Tivoli Palácio de Seteais
'12aug13
Sintra  
Castle Hotel
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‘I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world’. Not my words but the words of Lord Byron, one of the world’s my dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Sintra  Portugal  West Europe
Albatroz Seafront Hotel
'12aug10
Albatroz  
Seafront Hotel
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Set on a cliff with beaches either side, the Albatroz commands a place of honour in Portugal’s foremost playground, Cascais. The former fishing village has been around since the 12th Century. A succession of Kings, Lords and Marquises took possession of the village over centuries until today, where it is ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
The Royal Crescent
'12aug2
The Royal  
Crescent
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The Royal Crecent, Bath, was built in the 1770s by noted architect, John Wood. A keen occultist and freemason, when viewed from above, the crescent represents the moon as part of a series of buildings that mimic Masonic symbols. Shapeshifting Lizards notwithstanding, The Royal Crescent Hotel is a fine place ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Cavo Tagoo
'12jul31
Cavo Tagoo  
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‘You do not find yourself. You create yourself’ is the optimistic philosophy of this hotel. Owner and award winning architect, Paris Laikos wanted to create a blank canvass for his guests. So they would have the freedom to create their own experience. When he started the hotel, his canvass was ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Mikonos  Greece  East Europe
Farol Design Hotel
'12jul27
Farol  
Design Hotel
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The tourist industry in Cascais has had a great time recently. This gorgeous medieval village boasts a fine location that has long been used as a getaway for the rich and famous. The top real estate here is the old aristocratic mansions that lie on rocky outcrops, high above the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Museum Hotel Cappadocia
'12jul26
Museum Hotel   
Cappadocia
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The ages have been kind to Cappadocia (Hittite for ‘land of beautiful horses’). Because of the particular mineral composition in the rock, mountains have been eroded into monoliths, valleys and chimneys. People have lived there, amongst the caves and crannies, ever since mammoth skins were the latest must-have fashion accessory. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury
Location: Uchisar  Turkey  Middle East
Hotel Be Angkor
'12jul25
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Be Angkor
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From the people that brought you the ‘One Hotel Ankor’- the ‘Be’ hotel is another trendy place for you to consider. It offers you not rooms, but a choice of three ‘design experiences’ (not my words). And to be fair, the interior design is spankingly original, as you can see ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Peninsula Hotel Tokyo
'12jul23
Peninsula Hotel  
Tokyo
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Your room is one of the largest you will find in Tokyo. And this hotel has so many suites, conference centers and ballrooms; who could resist the chance to get lost in such space-age opulence! Make sure you don’t miss The Void which is their abstract art installation. But take ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
Lake Palace Hotel
'12jul19
Lake Palace  
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This royal palace was first erected by the Maharana in 1746. Built on four acres of rock in the middle of a tranquil lake, it has been used by the rich and powerful for hundreds of years. And James Bond too. Yes, this hotel was used as the location for ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Movie   Spa
Location: Udaipur  India  South Asia
A'jia Hotel – Classy Turkish Delight
'12jul16
A'jia Hotel  
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The Bosphorus is the smallest strait used for international navigation. Also known as the Istanbul Strait, it connects the Black Sea with the Aegean Sea which leads to the Mediterranean. Along its banks are beautiful towns and world famous seafood. The best way to explore this fascinating area is by ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  Middle East
Heritance Kandalama Hotel
'12jul12
Heritance  
Kandalama
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‘In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion is a hundred feet tall and carved out of a mountain’ We’ve all heard of infinity pools but the one at the Kandalama Hotel blends seamlessly into Kandalama Lake. There, you can swim into the setting sun. The floor of the ‘Black ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Gamirasu Cave Hotel
'12jun25
Gamirasu  
Cave Hotel
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You can get involved with the spiritual side of life while staying in this magnificent cave hotel. Located in a converted Byzantine chapel, the area has a rich history that stretches back for thousands of years. The chapel was first carved out of the rock 1000 years ago and to ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury
Location: Urgup  Turkey  Middle East
Hotel im Wasserturm
'12jun22
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im Wasserturm
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Once, it was Europe’s biggest water tower, now it is one of the best conversion jobs in the world. In this 130 year-old building, you will stay inside a design job worth $75 million. The 11 meter high lobby is as impressive as the collection of art hanging on the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Cologne  Germany  West Europe
Miura Hotel
'12jun20
Miura  
Hotel
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Hooray! Now we can finally combine Golf and modern art. This hotel might look like a giant coffin on stilts but inside you will find a flourish of top design to delight your eyes. Works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor hang in the private ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Juvet Landscape Hotel – ‘looking up Gaia’s skirt’ or ‘it’s all about the trees, man’
'12jun19
Juvet  
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These rooms were specially designed to bring you as close to nature as possible while still shielding you from its cold winds and sharp-toothed citizens. The simple pine and glass constructions are built on metal stilts that can be pulled from the ground leaving no trace of any construction being ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Sylte  Norway  West Europe
Singapore Airlines Suites
'12jun18
Singapore Airlines  
Suites
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You’ve got business class, world traveler class, first class, premium class; well this must be called super awesome class. Yes, in fact that is what I’m calling it from now on. So take a ride in Singapore Airline’s new ‘Super Awesome Class’. * Let’s start with your leather armchair, it ...
Accomodation types: Airplane   Capsule   Luxury
Library Hotel New York
'12jun7
Library  
Hotel
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Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Library Hotel is one of New York’s most unique locations. Each room is numbered according to the Dewey Decimal System (which is the system libraries use to organize their collection using numbers to label each book) and themed according to one of ten ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Four Seasons Sultanahmet
'12may31
Four Seasons  
Sultanahmet
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You are enjoying Four Seasons luxury in a unique building in the historic district of Istanbul - what could be better? This converted prison was built by the Ottomans in 1918 and has housed many dissident writers over the years. It has even appeared in the literature of the famous ...
Accomodation types: Jail   Luxury
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Rome Cavalieri
'12may29
Rome  
Cavalieri
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The Rome Cavalieri is a super-luxurious hotel which boasts 15 acres of unique garden to explore. There are lots of activities for you to try. Celebrate ritualized murder with a gladiator training session! Design a diamond-encrusted cashmere sweater for your dog! Clear your chakras out with a precious stone massage! ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
Liberty Hotel
'12may25
Liberty  
Hotel
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They say crime doesn’t pay. Well, if prisons were like this ‘they’ might have to eat their words. This 19th Century prison was renovated by modern architects and designers working with historians and conservationists to create a unique space guaranteed to impress. Before you arrive, Liberty’s ‘luggage liaison’ team will ...
Accomodation types: Jail   Luxury
Location: Boston  USA  North America