Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Art Hotels
Galleria Vik  
Milano
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Milan's central landmark, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, opened its doors to the public in 1877. Italy's oldest active shopping gallery with its iconic iron-and-glass roof is an architectural masterpiece designed by Giuseppe Mengoni. In 2007 they decided to open a luxury hotel, initially named TownHouse Galleria. Today, it's called the …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
ModernHaus  
SoHo
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The iconic district of SoHo is where artists' lofts, art galleries, designer shops, and prime examples of cast-iron architecture are all around the corner. The name comes from the simple fact that the neighborhood is "South of Houston Street". ModernHaus SoHo - formerly the James Hotel - honors the neighborhood's …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
MeetMe23  
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To be, or not to be? Or rather, the question here is, to sleep in a hotel or a hostel? That's the concept behind MeetMe23´s ho(?)tel wordplay. And the answer is most likely depending on your budget and how much privacy you would prefer to have for your awesome stay …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
12 Decades  
Art Hotel
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The 12 Decades Hotel is a truly distinctive lodging that transports you through Johannesburg’s vibrant and sometimes turbulent history. Situated in the up-and-coming Maboneng Precinct, this innovative hotel reflects the colorful personality that attracts many people to this newly developed hub. Each of the 16 rooms has a unique theme …
Accommodation types: Design
The Henry  
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The Marriot chain of hotels is known for its luxurious accommodations, a wide array of services, and extraordinary hospitality. The Henry Hotel, part of Marriot’s Autograph Collection, is situated in a prime locale of Dearborn, Michigan. The hotel focuses on providing a beautifully modern facility and excellent customer service for …
Accommodation types: Art   Luxury
Location: Dearborn  USA  North America
McMenamins  
Crystal Hotel
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The last century of songs and performances at the Crystal Ballroom have provided the inspiration for each of the 51 exquisite suites available at the McMenamins Crystal Hotel. Each suite is characterized by richly hued walls, black velvet drapery, colorful panels and headboards as accents, and animal print upholstery to …
Accommodation types: Art   Design   Heritage
Location: Portland  USA  North America
The Old  
No. 77
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Set in a restored 19th-century warehouse just three blocks from the French Quarter, the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery is a boutique hotel in the New Orleans art district, perfect for art enthusiasts and cultural explorers. The lobby, once a warehouse that served the Port of New Orleans with …
Accommodation types: Design   Heritage
Hotel du  
Petit Moulin
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Located in Paris’ Marais District in the third arrondissement, the Petit Moulin is a four-star boutique hotel lavishly decorated by famed French designer Christian Lacroix. The hotel was once even used as the King’s residence in the late 15th century. Later, the ground floor of the former residence was turned …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
Estancia  
VIK
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4,000 acres of idyllic coastal countryside near the Uruguayan coast sits one of the most beautiful haciendas in the country. Estancia Vik José Ignacio is 20 minutes from Punta Del Este, a beach town with some of the best nightlife and entertainment venues in South America. The all-suite hotel is …
Accommodation types: Design
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Not Hotel
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It's certainly easy to remember the name, and with a central Amsterdam location, it's also easy to find. What really stands out, though, is the hotel's commitment to art. The rooms themselves are designed as artworks, with creative input by the Collaboration-O, founded at the Eindhoven Design Academy. The rooms, …
Accommodation types: Art   Concept   Design
Abitart  
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A very stylish art hotel in Rome. Located halfway between the Ostiense and Testaccio neighborhoods near to traditional restaurants, shops, and bars abuzz with clientele. Every lamp, application, and decoration is a unique design piece created by a contemporary Roman artist. Unique and expressive artworks transform the walls to create …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
The Proposal  
Zürich
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I really want to stay here. I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend the night in a house that is full of a huge inflatable fatman? I’m staying here invites a sensation that hits the sweet spot somewhere between amusement and confusion. When you stay at The Proposal you can …
Accommodation types: Art   Car   Concept
Rough Luxe  
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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
Pillows Grand  
Reylof Ghent
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Built in 1724 during the Baroque period of European art, this historic townhouse is decorated in ostentatious red and gold, thick gilded plaster, and heavy marbling. It has been well cared for in the intervening centuries and was last renovated in the 1990s. It is part of a string of …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Gent  Belgium  West Europe
Blow Up Hall  
5050
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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
Baby Grand  
Hotel
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So you’re fed up with anonymous hotel corridors, beige walls, and red carpets. And you have dined in too many dark-wood restaurants with leather-bound menus. So what you need to do is go to Athens and head over to the Baby Grand Hotel and get your mind blow-dried by some …
Accommodation types: Cartoon   Design
Location: Athens  Greece  East Europe
The G Hotel  
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No, the G here doesn’t stand for ‘Gangsta’ although they may serve Crystal Champagne. Interiors by Philip Treacy OBE (he was the guy who designed the Internet’s favorite hat – the one worn by Princess Beatrice’s at the royal wedding). This top designer used an eclectic style palate drawing from …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Galway  Ireland  West Europe
Michelberger  
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This hotel was first conceived as a place for a group of friends to live together. Then they decided to make it into a hotel where everything is made by the darlings of Berlin’s burgeoning art scene. So expect the unexpected. The hotel rule book has been cut up and …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Miura  
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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 …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
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Semiramis
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Located in a quiet Athenian suburb this hotel was designed down to the last detail by Karim Rashid who is regarded as the best designer of his generation with over 300 awards to his name. The idea was to create a vibrant, functional, and relaxing space. Lollypop colors create a …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Athens  Greece  East Europe