Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Colorful Hotels
Salut Maroc!  
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Salut Maroc sits in Essouira's historic Medina at the landmark fortress walls. There is a small path leading to its entrance squeezed between the brick walls of the historic ramparts and the hotel's building. You can't miss its main door, as the former merchant's house's facade is adorned with beautiful …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Essaouira  Morocco  Africa
Old St. Francis School  
McMenamins
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Back to school has never sounded more tempting. Located in a former Catholic schoolhouse in Bend, Oregon, McMenamins Old St. Francis School is a hotel with a twist. The original suites are housed in old classrooms, and the recent extensions stay very much on theme with namesakes such as Donna …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Bend  USA  North America
LH Vintage Design  
Hotel Sax
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Prague, the capital city of Czechia famous for its spectacular old town, is home to a quirky hotel. The LH Vintage Design Hotel Sax paves the way for a new generation of unique accommodation. It takes inspiration and uses vintage décor and spins them into a modern design with flourishing …
Accommodation types: Design
Tree House  
Lodge
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Tree House is a fairytale ecolodge on Costa Rica's scenic Caribbean coast situated on a 10-acre private land. The lodge is nestled in the lush forest of the Playa Chiquita at the edge of the Gandoca-Manzanillo wildlife refuge. You will get the best of both worlds here. It is a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Fairytale   Jungle   Nature
Room Mate  
Bruno
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The status of psilocybin mushrooms changed to illegal in the Netherlands in 2008, but it didn't stop Room Mate Bruno from being high on an artistic trip. This hotel is located in a former tea warehouse of the Dutch East India Company. Step inside, and you will find that the …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Yellow Sub  
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Ever wanted to live the high life and join one of the biggest bands of all time? Even if you can barely play a tambourine, we can all live in a yellow submarine, at least for one night. Fans looking for the whole Beatles experience can book accommodation in this …
Accommodation types: Boat
Friends by the  
House of Books
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Tucked away on the top two floors of a historic building somewhere in St. Petersburg is one of the best budget hotels. 'Friends by the House of Books' as it's called, is right next to the landmark Zinger House aka the House of books. The hotel decor is vibrant and …
Accommodation types: Cartoon   Hostel   Soviet
Hotel Galeria  
Spirit
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Locally known as the “Butterfly House,” this Slovakian hotel/hostel hybrid in Slovakia looks like something out of a children’s fairytale with its explosions of color and jagged designs. Strikingly bright and bold, Hotel Galéria Spirit is a 5-minute walk from the train station and about 15 minutes from the historic …
Accommodation types: Fairytale   Hippie   Hostel
Il San Pietro  
di Positano
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This hotel is hewn out of the very living rock on the Amalfi coastline. Want to go to the beach? Then take the lift through the rock to the sand below. Your vine-hugged balcony has some of the finest views you will ever see - from the sea to Positano. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
The Saguaro  
Palm Springs
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Palm Springs is an American resort popular with celebrities and people passionate about living. The Saguaro stands in the resort with a youthful color scheme inspired by desert flowers. Famous architects, Stamberg Aferiat, designed the colors and interiors and used the rainbow as a concept that flows throughout the original …
Accommodation types: Design
Old Mac Daddy  
Trailer Suites
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The Airstream Trailer is a classic design. Its sleek appearance and silver color made it very popular in its 1950s heyday and among modern collectors. This hotel has sourced a bunch of them from America and relocated them to South Africa where they commissioned artists to create individual rooms and …
Accommodation types: Trailer
Dunant Hotel  
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If you were to tell me that you are going to stay in a “0-star hotel” I might wonder if you are planning to sleep in a ditch. But I would be very ill-informed. The Dunant Hotel has chosen to bill itself as “0 stars” to reflect its philosophy of …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
The Farm  
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The Farm is a creative project by husband and wife, Surya and Ritu Singh. It resides on a 16-acre plot close to the cosmopolitan center of the region, Jaipur. The whole hotel is made from recycled materials and seeks to be original in design and concept. Each room is detached …
Accommodation types: Design   Gypsy
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
Baby Grand  
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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
Nordic Light  
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Famous for its ‘mood rooms’ – this is Stockholm’s foremost design hotel. Its rooms are fitted with lighting designed to inspire moods and create atmospheres – like lighting a candle and dimming the lights - only more awesome. You can choose ‘relaxing blue’, ‘refreshing green’ or ‘pulsing red’ and adjust …
Accommodation types: Design   Eco-Friendly
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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