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
Martin's Patershof - Converted Church Hotel
'13apr29
Martin's Patershof  
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This is a hotel in a historic church located in the art heart of Northern Europe, Mechelen where there are loads of amazing buildings, paintings, and sculptures. Many were created in the sixteenth-century renaissance. So when you’re done craning your neck and making impressed noises at the mountainous cathedrals, why ...
Accommodation types: Church   Design   Luxury
Hotel Habita MTY - Mindblowing Design In Monterrey
'13apr26
Hotel Habita  
MTY
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Ultra-hip Mexican hotel group, Grupo Habita is dropping mindblowing hotels like they have holes in their pockets. This offering is located in Monterrey and is billed as “Northern Mexico’s only design hotel” (correct at the time of writing). The design has minimalist blogs drooling - just check out these photos… ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Hotel Americano - Urban Ryokan In New York City
'13apr23
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Americano
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Mexico’s famous hoteliers, Grupo Habita chose New York as the location for their first hotel north of the border. Known for designing stylish spaces, they fixed on a façade of sleek metal cladding so you know you are about to experience something a bit special. Inside, the concept is “urban ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
The Blue Train - The Most Luxurious Train
'13apr22
The Blue  
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The multi-award-winning Blue Train is a luxury train that takes you from Pretoria to Cape Town through Africa’s most delicious scenery. The journey is a long one, 27 hours, but it will feel way too short to you encapsulated as you are in a suite that is as luxurious as ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Moving   Train
Hotel Niles - Mahagony And Elegance In Old Istanbul
'13apr18
Hotel Niles  
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Sitting boldly in Old Istanbul, Hotel Niles is located near all the best sites: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace. It is the perfect base for you to explore the city from and one you will secretly long to return to. Why? Well, look at these pictures: the ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge - Pristine Wilderness, Safari And Luxury
'13apr10
Crater  
Lodge
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About three million years ago an enormous volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself much to the hilarity of the other volcanoes who laughed so much they blew their own tops. This massive event created what is known today as the Ngorongoro Crater. For millions of years, the crater has ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Traditional
Location: Ngorongoro  Tanzania  Africa
Meliá Desert Palm Dubai Resort - Traditional Arabian Aesthetics And Polo Games
'13apr2
Desert Palm  
Resort Dubai
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A boutique hotel in the skyscraper coral of Dubai is a rare find indeed. The Palm Resort was originally built so its extravagant owner could play Polo and to this day it boasts two Polo fields, horses, and stables. And yes, you can have riding lessons. Your room comes with ...
Accommodation types: Luxury
Post Ranch Inn – True Grit And Beautiful Scenery In Big Sur
'13mar30
Post Ranch  
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Set in the blisteringly beautiful hills, planes and beaches of Big Sur in California, The Post Ranch Inn has long been part of the local area. In the early 20th Century explorer William Brainard Post was one of the first settlers in the area which was still largely uninhabited, he ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Hoshino Resort Risonare Yatsugatake - Futuristic Japanese Resort
'13mar19
Hoshino Resort  
Risonare Yatsugatake
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Let’s say you like skiing. Well, the Yatsugatake Mountains and the Japanese Alps provide some excellent pistes. And let’s say you want to experience the neon hive of Tokyo. And let’s presume you hanker after the latest architecture and design. Then you will want to stay here. Risonare is Italian ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Hokuto  Japan  East Asia
Ulusaba Safari Lodge - Surrounded By Private Game Reserve
'13mar12
Ulusaba  
Safari Lodge
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The private game reserve owned by Virgin Magnate, Richard Branson, Ulusaba is a game lodge in the beautiful planes of central Africa. You can go on the twice-daily game drives and view the local Lion pride yawning in the sun, a breeding herd of elephants, and many species of antelope ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Necker Belle - Luxury Catamaran
'13mar12
Necker Belle  
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Virgin Magnate, Richard Branson has recently added a luxury catamaran to his collection of unique hotels. Necker Belle specializes in Whale watching and every year it follows thousands of whales as they meet at Silver Bank in the Caribbean for the annual mating. During this time the Whales come to ...
Accommodation types: Boat   Luxury
Loisaba Tented Camp - African Soul And Nature
'13mar8
Loisaba  
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The untamed bush and lands here are protected but with none of the rules and fences that normally come with game reserves in Africa. You, like the animals, are free to go and do whatever you like and there is a lot on offer. Set in miles and miles of ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Nanyuki  Kenya  Africa
The Olive Exclusive All-Suite Hotel - A Lone City On An African Mountain
'13mar7
The Olive  
Exclusive
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Set on the outskirts of the Namibian capital city of Windhoek, the Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel combines modern luxury with African highlights for your stay in this city over 1500 meters above sea level. The hotel is built on the site of an old farmhouse and overlooks a hillside of ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Windhoek  Namibia  Africa
Eh Hausl - The Smallest Hotel In The World
'13mar5
Eh'häusl  
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Fascinating stuff, this hotel. It was built in 1728 and could well be the smallest hotel in the world. The story goes like this: back in ye olden days in Germany, couples who wanted to marry had to own property. So some enterprising local put down his frothy beer and ...
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Amberg  Germany  West Europe
Hotel Ukraina Aka Radisson Royal Moscow - Soviet Renaissance And Grandeur
'13feb20
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Ukraina
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This stunning hotel was built in 1952 as part of the ‘Soviet Skyscraper’ project. The foundation stones were laid in 1947 to mark the 800th anniversary of Moscow and celebrate the USSR's victory in World War Two. Though completed after his death, this building and its sisters are seen as ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Soviet
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge - Prime Position Next To The Ruins
'13feb15
Machu Picchu  
Sanctuary Lodge
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When Hiram Bingham set out in 1907 to find the lost Inca treasure he could not have expected to find as enormous a jewel as he did. Machu Picchu is the lost city of the Inca built in the 15th Century over 2,300 meters above sea level. Today people come ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
Necker Island - Richard Branson’s Luxurious Private Island
'13feb14
Necker  
Island
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Richard Branson’s private island is named after Dutch explorer, Johannes de Necker who “discovered” it in the 17th Century. It remained uninhabited until the late 20th Century. In 1965 two British journalists tried to survive as castaways on the island. They lasted three weeks before they were driven off the ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Les Hautes Roches - Luxury Cave Hotel In “The Garden Of France”
'13feb6
Les Hautes  
Roches
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France is a pretty place. From the ornate promenades of Paris to the warm hills of the wine country people love to holiday here. But there is one area that is claimed to be the most beautiful and this is the Loire Valley. The river Loire has carved the valley ...
Accommodation types: Cave   Chateau   Luxury
Mamilla Hotel Jerusalem - Cutting-Edge Design In The Holy City
'13jan25
Mamilla Hotel  
Jerusalem
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Cutting-edge design is what this place is all about. That and luxury. Ok, so it’s about cutting-edge design, luxury, and holistic wellness… all in the center of the world, Jerusalem. Situated in the Mamilla corridor, a 19th Century area that connects new and old Jerusalem the best sights and shopping ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Rough Luxe Hotel - The Thinking Man’s Boutique Hotel
'13jan23
Rough Luxe  
Hotel
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Rough-Luxe is a concept hotel that attempts to redefine what is meant by “luxury”. Rather than being a passive consumer of finery, the guests at rough-luxe are encouraged to engage with their surroundings and view luxury as time spent in a special space with some excellent wine and stimulating artwork. ...
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe