The word luxury might be losing its value yet the hotels you will find in this category are definitely worthy of holding this title. Expect uniquely decorated interior and rooms. High level of equipment, rooms with panoramic views and bathrooms you could spend your whole day in. Outstanding dining at the onsite restaurants and the best location you could think of.
Luxury Hotels
Chateau de Bagnols - Legendary 13th Century French Castle
'12nov13
Chateau  
de Bagnols
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The legendary Chateau de Bagnols is the kind of place you thought only existed in fairy stories. Set in a tiny village this historic Chateau has towers and turrets, a drawbridge, and a moat. The castle has an ‘old’ and ‘new’ area. The ‘old’ area is from the 13th Century …
Accommodation types: Castle   Chateau   Fairytale   Luxury
Location: Bagnols  France  West Europe
Blow Up Hall 5050 – The Reception-Less Hotel In Poznan
'12oct30
Blow Up Hall  
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Blow Up Hall 50/50 is a complex which includes a restaurant, art gallery, and hotel. It commissioned its hallmark installation to be designed by crucial artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer who is one of the top digital artists in the world. He is a BAFTA prize-winner and his work has appeared in …
Accommodation types: Art   Design   Luxury
Location: Poznan  Poland  East Europe
Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa - Elephants And Jungle Bubbles
'12oct29
Anantara  
Golden Triangle
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Set on the mighty Mekong River in the hills of Thailand, you can see Myanmar and Laos from your balcony laying on your day bed. The incredible Golden Triangle location is steeped in history and natural beauty. There are landscaped gardens and your room features oversized terrazzo bathtubs, Thai textiles, …
Accommodation types: Animal   Luxury   Nature
Fonteverde – European Glamour
'12oct26
Fonteverde  
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For hundreds of years, The Medicis were one of the most powerful families in Europe. If anyone knew the most beautiful spot in Italy it was them. Their summer houses were legendary. Now you can stay in one of their great buildings located in the Val d'Orcia which is a …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Son Gener – Romantic Spain In This Farmhouse
'12oct22
Son Gener  
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The Son Gener hotel is an 18th Century farmhouse lovingly restored set in acres of private property in a very rural and quiet area of Majorca. Far from the madness of the tourist-thronged beach and thong-bottomed festivities of the south; the beaches nearby are as if you stepped back in …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Vigilius Hotel – Elite Hosting In The North Italian Alps
'12oct16
Vigilius  
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In the grand Dolomites – a mountain range located in the North Italian Alps – there is an award-winning design hotel. Built by architect, Matteo Thun, his idea was to create a luxury eco-hotel that draws inspiration from nature and also blends with its natural surroundings so local woods and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
Palácio Estoril Hotel - Golf & Wellness For The Jet-Setters
'12oct12
Hotel Palacio  
Estoril
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It’s 1930 in Portugal’s Estoril Coast, popular with the rich and famous. A new grand hotel has just been opened. It will become home to Europe’s jet-setters for the next hundred years. Yes, even today it has a dedicated ‘Royal Wing’ for when their most aristocratic guests turn up for …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Movie
Alila Ubud – Jungle Mansions With The Coolest Pool
'12oct10
Alila Ubud  
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Forbes Magazine has called this one of the top 20 coolest hotels in the world. The hotel also has the most photographed swimming pool, like, ever. The rooms are thatched huts on the outside and luxurious on the inside and the hotel lies secluded away in a secret location by …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Le Sirenuse Hotel – Glamour With Nice Curtains
'12oct5
Sirenuse  
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This 18th Century villa is still privately owned by the Sersale family who opened their summer house as a hotel in 1951. It was just about the time the Positano region of Italy was growing as a tourist destination thanks, in no small part, to John Steinbeck remarking in an …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
West Baden Springs – The 8th Wonder Of The World
'12oct1
West Baden  
Springs
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Part of the hilariously named French Lick Resort, West Baden Springs is a hotel extravaganza. When it was opened in 1902, dumb-struck locals called it the ‘8th Wonder of the World’, and its mineral water baths were said to cure everything apart of credulity. In 1917, an incredible renovation saw …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
Fairmont Banff Springs - Mountainside Luxury In Canada
'12sep28
Banff  
Springs
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Unusually for a luxury châteaux hotel out in the countryside, The Fairmont Hotel in Banff Springs was always designed as a hotel and has been housing paying guests since its creation in 1888. Apart from an unfortunate incident in 1926 involving a raging inferno and complete destruction, it has always …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Banff  Canada  North America
North Island – The Eco Reformation
'12sep13
North Island  
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Staying in a North Island beach hut allows you to take part in a remarkable story of conservation. This island in Seychelles was once full of coconut trees, people, and animals working to supply the industrial coconut industry. But that collapsed in the 1970s and the island was deserted by …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Remote
Southern Ocean Lodge – Wild Nature, Wild Times
'12sep11
Southern Ocean  
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The Southern Ocean Lodge is located on Kangaroo Island, which is mostly a huge nature reserve. You will certainly be inspired by the sun-baked limestone cliffs, crashing waves, and unfettered wildlife. Sea Lions, Koalas, and Ospreys are common sights here. Your room is contemporary and design-led, featuring specially commissioned furnishings. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Kingscote  Australia  Oceania
Explora Rapa Nui - Easter Island Lodge
'12sep5
Explora  
Rapa Nui
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Easter Island or ‘Rapa Nui’ is one of the most remote islands in the world: first populated by humans roughly 1000AD. The original Polynesian inhabitants carved the famous Easter Island Heads that represent their deified ancestors who, they believed, controlled the environment. Some of the statues have been shoved over. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Six Senses Zighy Bay – Everything You Could Ever Want In Paradise
'12sep3
Six Senses  
Zighy Bay
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Six Senses have a commitment to the SLOW LIFE (sustainable, local, organic, wellness – learning, inspiring, fun, experiences). This resort is designed around a traditional village structure. So you can walk from your luxury villa to a central plaza, perhaps to meet friends, maybe to eat and drink among the …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Zighy Bay  Oman  Middle East
Hotel Salto Chico Explora Patagonia - Remote Andes Mountains Exploration Getaway
'12aug30
Explora  
Patagonia
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The [Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile](https://www.uniqhotels.com/?q=Patagonia) has been continuously habited since Neolithic times. Indeed the nearby caves of Cueva de las Manos are the site of incredible cave paintings, 8000 years old. The first Europeans to arrive there told tales of a race of giants and savage humans. Some …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Explora Atacama - Adventures In The Heart Of A Historic Landscape
'12aug24
Explora  
Atacama
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The Atacama Hotel is a stylish and modern lodge in the heart of a historic landscape. Indeed, the area has great archaeological significance, so all you history lovers make sure you pack your boots and shovels. Nature lovers will want to explore the Licancabur Volcano, dream over desert landscapes, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Amangiri Villas - Paleolithic Skyscrapers In A Constellation-Swirled Sky
'12aug23
Amangiri  
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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 …
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Nature
Location: Kanab  USA  North America
Huvafen Fushi - Otherworldly Beauty & Underwater Spa
'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 …
Accommodation 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 dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You enter …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Sintra  Portugal  West Europe