Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Boutique Hotels
One Central  
25hours Hotel
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It's hard not to be impressed by the 25hours Hotels chain's newest work. They've opened their first hotel in Dubai – and the first outside of Europe, and it's an absolute hit! Famous for their impressive interior designs that incorporate local history, 25hours is not afraid of some crazy ideas. …
Accommodation types: Design
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
Minimalist  
Poshtel
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The new creation of Poshtel is located in Hauz Khas Village's green neighborhood. It's the twin brother of the LetsBunk Boutique Hotel right across the road. Poshtel manages to cleverly fuse classic Swedish and Japanese minimalist interiors in a pleasant package for a wide array of travelers. The posh hostel …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design   Hostel
Location: New Delhi  India  South Asia
Steel House  
Copenhagen
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The brand new world of backpacking opens up new prospects for hostels, one that is not afraid to be bold. Taking inspiration from the hotels in New York, the facade is covered by corten steel, and the industrial design continues to be dominant inside. Progressive thinking went into the concept …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel   Industrial
Hotel Villa Ducale  
Taormina
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Taormina is a charming medieval hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. Hotel Villa Ducale sits right above the old town blessed with exceptional panorama on Mount Etna and the Strait of Messina. In the right weather condition, you can see as far as the ancient port city, Catania. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Taormina  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Fasano  
Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, famous for its beautiful beaches and exciting festivals. For those traveling to this energetic city (with a population of nearly 6.5 million!), the Hotel Fasano is an excellent choice. Designed by famous French designer Philippe Starck, the 91-room hotel is …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
THE QVEST  
Hideaway
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A traveler’s hideaway tucked in the 2,000-year-old German city of Cologne. The QVEST is a beautifully designed hotel that expertly blends old and contemporary and can be found within a gothic building behind St. Gereon's Basilica. Built in 1897, the building was formerly home to the Historical Archive of Cologne. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Cologne  Germany  West Europe
Hotel Indigo  
Warsaw
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The city of Warsaw quite literally rose from its ashes after the Second World War, and so did the Branicki Residential House, also known as Smolna40. It was bombed and robbed, and it was completely rebuilt after the war. This picturesque eclectic building is where the iconic Hotel Indigo Warsaw …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Warsaw  Poland  East Europe
Hotel EMC2  
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You might have guessed it from the name: this hotel is for all the geeks out there. Referring to Albert Einstein's famous equation, EMC2 is an art-and-science-themed hotel “geared toward both left- and right-brained guests” for a unique experience. The concept behind EMC2 was inspired by Northwestern Chicago, where the …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
L'oscar  
London
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Completed in 1905, the building occupied by L'oscar London was once the headquarters of the Baptist church. Unfortunately, it was severely damaged by a bomb during World War II but eventually closed down because the congregation dwindled. Luckily for us hotel aficionados, the building underwent successful restoration and is now …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
PUBLIC  
Hotel
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For something that’s called Public Hotel, this place is pretty damn exclusive. Actually, forget exclusive. This place is fabulous. But despite extravagant looks, Public Hotel is actually very decently priced (if you can say that anything is decently priced in New York). The modest pricing is a conscious choice of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
Backstage Hotel  
Zermatt
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Located in the mountains of Switzerland, the Backstage Hotel in Zermatt is a beautifully designed luxury option for those looking for the ultimate getaway. Every piece of furniture in this hotel is made by hand in the studio of the artist, architect, and designer Heinz Julen. With walnut, chrome, and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
The Pod  
Singapore
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You might not get views of Sydney opera house or herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains, but you do get a good night’s sleep in Singapore’s chic answer to the Japanese pod hotels. Each pod is luxuriously accommodated with 300 thread-count sateen cotton sheets, fluffy duvet, and blind. …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
Kruisherenhotel  
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Situated in the heart of Maastricht, the Kruisherenhotel introduces guests to the long and colorful history of the city. Once a monumental gothic church, the entire complex has been converted into an extraordinary designer hotel. The renowned designer, Henry Vos, has incorporated beautiful architectural elements into the contemporary design that …
Accommodation types: Church   Design
Central Hotel  
& Café
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Looking for a hotel with some true privacy? Worried about noisy neighbors? Look no further than Hotel Central, located in Denmark. This hotel only offers one guest room. That’s right! A hotel with just one room! Located on top of a small café in the Vesterbro neighborhood, the double room …
Accommodation types: Design
Banana House  
Wellness
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Lamu Banana House and Wellness Center is the ideal destination for travelers seeking to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of their surroundings and experience a variety of holistic wellness activities in a completely relaxed atmosphere. Situated in Shela on Lamu Island, this five-star boutique hotel feels as if it …
Accommodation types: Beach
Location: Lamu  Kenya  Africa
The Granary  
La Suite Hotel
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The Granary La Suite hotel, centrally located in the heart of the historic district of Wroclaw, has distinguished itself with its excellent service, unique design, and historical significance. This prestigious 5-star boutique has sleekly fused its 16th-century architecture with an elegant, contemporary design. First constructed in 1565, the Granary was …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Wroclaw  Poland  East Europe
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
DEL900  
Hostel
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Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the DEL900 hostel is a unique escape for travelers looking to explore this cosmopolitan capital. With a vintage, quirky, 1900s vibe and style, this hostel is described as having “all kinds of musical, expressive & architectonic styles converge and coexist in perfect disharmony.” From the …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Patrick Hellmann  
Schlosshotel
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This luxury boutique hotel is based right in the heart of Berlin’s prestigious Grunewald district. Stylishly designed interiors by Karl Lagerfeld, and personal service, create a travel haven for visitors to Berlin. All travelers are welcomed with a complimentary drink of their choice and will feel like VIP guests from …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe