Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Spa Hotels
One&Only Resort Cape Town - Super luxury in the folds of Table Mountain
'13sep11
One&Only  
Cape Town
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Located in prime position in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront this hotel has an amazing view of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most iconic landmark. It straddles a number of canals and two man-made islands - one has an infinity pool (exclusively for guests) and the other is where the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Kenoa Exlusive Beach Spa and Resort
'13aug30
Kenoa  
Resort
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*A synergy of artful trappings* This hotel is located on a forgotten part of Brazil’s coastline - between a white sand beach and an environmental sanctuary. Architect, Osvaldo Tenorio, said he was inspired by nature’s “primitive forms and calming essences”. The hotel does not have hundreds of rooms – just ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Remote   Spa
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
'13aug27
Mandarin Oriental  
Bangkok
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*One of Bangkok’s Oldest Luxe Hotels* The original building of this hotel dates from 1886 and has been restored to reflect the glamour of that era with four poster beds and fine white linen. Famous guests have included the accomplished novelist, Somerset Maugham and Noel Coward. This has led current ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Almyra Hotel Paphos
'13aug21
Almyra  
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*The beauty and the harbour* A high-quality renovation has created a hotel with excellent craftsmanship. Inspired by the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (who, legend has it, was born from the waters of Cyprus) the hotel was built in a traditional terrace design so maximise the ocean views. Your ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Design   Spa
Location: Paphos  Cyprus  East Europe
Mainport Hotel Rotterdam
'13aug20
Mainport  
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“Rotterdam is anywhere alone” sang The Beautiful South in the 1990s. God knows what they were on about. But one place in Rotterdam that certainly isn’t just anywhere is the Mainport Hotel. The black glass and metal exterior makes a statement from the outset. Your room has some of the ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Hoshinoya Karuizawa
'13aug16
Hoshinoya  
Karuizawa
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*A secluded resort in Japan’s ancient forest* This hotel is eco all over. Set in the thrall to of a rocky volcano, the hotel harnesses the sulfuric heat generated below the soil to create geothermal power. It also captures the flow of the fast streams and rivers to create hydroelectricity. ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Karuizawa  Japan  East Asia
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
'13jul30
Pera Palace  
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*Historic Hotel of the Old Elite* The historic Pera Palace Hotel held its opening ball in 1895. Its clientele often arrived on the Orient Express train and, over the years, the hotel hosted such luminaries as Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo. Recently, it has undergone a full ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
LIT Bangkok Hotel
'13jun26
LIT! Bangkok  
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*Chic Design Hotel in Bangkok* This hotel uses innovative design to create a luxurious and peaceful space despite the din of downtown Bangkok. The “extra radiance rooms” let in oceans of natural light while keeping your privacy. The full spectrum suits have showers in the middle of the rooms while ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
The Dune Eco Village and Spa
'13may15
The Dune  
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*Live in Light* The Dune is a holiday village spread over 35 acres near the Bay of Bengal. Your accommodation can be found in one of the bungalows and villas located between lush trees along 700 meters of private beach. Each structure has been designed to minimize environmental impact by ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Eco   Spa
Hoshino Resort Risonare Yatsugatake
'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 piste. 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 ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Hokuto  Japan  East Asia
Hi Hotel Eco Spa and Beach
'13mar6
Hi Hotel  
Eco Spa and Beach
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The Hi Hotel is a contemporary hotel and spa located 200 meters from the Mediterranean in Southern France. Designed by France’s best young designer, it is a contemporary space that focuses on well-being and eco-philosophy. You can be sure that everything in the hotel is responsibly sourced, the waste is ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Nice  France  West Europe
D-Hotel
'13feb26
D-Hotel  
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The astonishing medieval town of Kortrijk in Belgium is home to some of the most well preserved historical architecture in Europe. The city centre is kept free of cars so the atmosphere is left unspoiled. The D-Hotel takes a 19th Century windmill and farm building and marries it with cutting ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa   Windmill
Hotel Gellert - Thermal Bath Hotel
'13feb21
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Gellert
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*The last days of the decadent Hapsburg Empire* The Hotel is named after St Gellert who was a visionary monk and priest who lived in the 10th Century AD. Situated between Gellert Hill and the banks of the Danube the Gellert Hotel sits on a site that has been used ...
Accomodation types: Spa
Hakone Ginyu – Elegant Relaxation
'13jan7
Hakone  
Ginyu
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This compact luxury inn or “ryokan” is situated in a perfect location with mountains falling like curtains behind small valleys and rivers. The inn has balconies where you can relax and take in the amazing Japanese countryside. There is a nearby train station so you will easily be able to ...
Accomodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
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 ...
Accomodation 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 ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Vigilius Hotel – Elite Hosting
'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 ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
Travaasa Austin - Eclectic Wellness in Americana
'12oct9
Travaasa  
Austin
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This spa hotel is popular with locals and tourists alike. How about a stay in a Canyon Room? It has huge windows and balconies that overlook forests that explode and roll over the canyons and hills spraying birdsong in the clear morning. The ethos of Travassa is wellness and vibrant ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Austin  USA  North America
Hotel Antumalal – Modern Design: Ancient Jungle
'12sep14
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Antumalal
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Built in the 1940s in the Bauhaus style, this modern architecture is striking and functional. It looks wide awake with windows that open up the side of the building and encompass views of the beautiful habitats of Pucon. Manicured gardens blossom with local plants, trees and shrubs and you can ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Masseria Torre Coccaro – King of the Castle
'12sep7
Masseria  
Torre Coccaro
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When arriving at Masseria Torre Coccaro, you will see ancient olive groves where connoisseur olive oil is pressed, a wave-lapped Adriatic shore where a private yacht is moored and a restored farmhouse where you will be staying. The farmhouse is hundreds of years old and is more fortress than house. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Spa
Location: Fasano  Italy  West Europe
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
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