Indulge in the world of the best spa hotels. Discover places with the most breathtaking steamy pools overlooking snowy mountain peaks, mineral-rich spring water used for medicinal baths, and hand-carved saunas. Uncover the best examples of the Japanese Onsen in the traditional Ryokans, wild indoor and outdoor spas of the European Alps, and luxurious Moroccan hotels with splendid steamy Hammams.
Spa Hotels
Mainport  
by Inntel Hotels
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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 by Inntel Hotels. The black glass and metal exterior make a statement from the outset. Your room has some …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
Hoshinoya  
Karuizawa
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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 fast streams and rivers to create hydroelectricity. Special “onsen” (Japanese hot springs) are available for …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Karuizawa  Japan  East Asia
Pera Palace  
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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 restoration and has re-opened its doors …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
LIT! Bangkok  
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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 other quirks of the design …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
The Dune  
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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 using renewable energy …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Spa
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
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 …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Nice  France  West Europe
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 center 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 …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa   Windmill
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Gellert
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*The last days of the decadent Habsburg 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 …
Accommodation types: Spa
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 …
Accommodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
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  
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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  
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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
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 …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Austin  USA  North America
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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 …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
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 a …
Accommodation types: Cave   Spa
Location: Fasano  Italy  West Europe
The Royal  
Crescent
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The Royal Crescent, 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 …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
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 …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Movie   Spa
Location: Udaipur  India  South Asia
Juvet  
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Juvet is located far away from the densely populated world, 90 minutes drive from the closest Norwegian city, Ålesund. In the Ex-Machina movie, this stunning remote getaway was the property of a tech billionaire who experimented on [human-like robots](https://www.uniqhotels.com/?q=robot). These rooms were specially designed to bring you as close to …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Movie   Nature   Spa
Location: Sylte  Norway  West Europe
Mandarin Hotel  
Barcelona
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This unique hotel is exclusive. It has only 98 rooms at its premier location on Passeig de Gràcia – the most expensive street in Spain and home to its most stunning architecture. So prepare to book early. Your room has been decorated to an individual style by acclaimed designer, Patricia …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe