Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Elegant Hotels
Rambagh  
Palace
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The pink city of Jaipur is a traveler's wet dream. It was built in the 18th century as India's first planned city with remarkable architecture. In 1876, Maharaja Ram Singh decided to paint the entire city pink as a gesture of hospitality to welcome the Prince of Wales. Jaipur is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
The Mark  
Hotel
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The Mark Hotel's long legacy goes back to 1927 when the renaissance revival style building was erected in the heart of New York City. Since its inauguration, the hotel has received a long list of awards and recognitions for its exceptional services and hospitality. Jacques Grange, one of the greatest …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
J Hotel  
Shanghai
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J Hotel Shanghai, which opened in mid-2021, became China's top spot to spend the night. The hotel is hosted atop of Shanghai Tower – China's tallest and the world's third tallest skyscraper at 632 meters (2073 feet) – and it claims the title of the highest hotel in the world. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
Hotel Cala  
Di Volpe
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The scenic Cala di Volpe bay is located in the north of Sardinia. It's part of the Costa Smeralda, AKA Emerald Coast, famous for its white-sand beaches, exclusive hotels, and ability to attract celebrities and other affluent visitors. The place is so special that The Spy Who Loved Me, a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Movie
Park Hyatt  
Chennai
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Located in the beautiful city of Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, the Park Hyatt Chennai is a 5-star luxury hotel, perfect for a relaxing getaway. With 201 rooms, guests can request standard rooms, a room with a view, or one of the hotel’s 20 luxury suites. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Chennai  India  South Asia
One&Only  
Portonovi
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Montenegro, the land of rugged mountains, medieval villages, and the breathtaking Adriatic coast, is Croatia's often overlooked Southern neighbor. The town of Herceg Novi is, in fact, only a boat ride away from reaching Croatia through the sun-sparkled seas of Boka Bay. One&Only Portonovi resort is the new addition to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Belmond Royal  
Scotsman
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Experience an epic journey through the Highlands of Scotland in a restored palace on wheels. The beautifully fitted Pullman cars feature Lacquer-polished mahogany-panels and Edwardian elegance. The en-suite cabins come with hot steamy showers and plush beds fitted with soft Scottish wools and tartans. In this comfort, your mind can …
Accommodation types: Train
The State Hermitage  
Museum Official Hotel
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The luxurious interiors of The State Hermitage Official Hotel will take you straight back to the bygone era of an old-fashioned romance and regal opulence, very fittingly for one of the most poetic cities in the world. This 19th-century mansion was turned into a 5-star hotel, but it didn't lose …
Accommodation types: Luxury
The Taj Mahal Palace  
Mumbai
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Who wouldn’t want to be able to say they’ve stayed at The Taj Mahal? While this may not be the world-famous Taj, it sure cuts close to the real deal. Nearby the Arabian Sea, this exquisite hotel is just a short walk from the Gateway of India. Italian marble floors …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Mumbai  India  South Asia
Ballyfin  
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Ranked the number one hotel in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2016, the Ballyfin is set in a gorgeous 20-room Georgian home, about an hour and a half north of Dublin. From the stunning four-poster canopy beds and 80-foot library to the richly textured wallpapers and gilded mirrors, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
Mandarin Hotel  
Hyde Park
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Overlooking London’s famous Hyde Park, this luxury hotel is a short walk from the Victoria and Albert Museum and steps away from the nearest tube station. This hotel has been consistently voted one of the best in the world, and for a good reason. The 167 elegant rooms and 26 …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
The Monastero  
Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Set in a restored 17th-century Italian monastery property, this breathtaking clifftop hotel is flourished with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, lounge chairs, and stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. Each of the 20 rooms and suites has been individually designed with furniture hand-picked by the owner, Bianca, throughout her …
Accommodation types: Church   Luxury   Spa
Hotel Lungarno  
Florence
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Set on the river near the Ponte Vecchio, this upscale hotel in Florence, Italy, is just a short distance from the Giardino Di Boboli and the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum at the Palazzo Spini Feroni. The 59 rooms and 14 suites in Hotel Lungarno are softened by the beautiful light and …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
The Joule  
Dallas
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Located in the heart of Dallas’ business district, The Joule is a luxury hotel set in an old 1920s neo-Gothic landmark building. All 161 rooms, including four penthouses, are decorated with modern touches, luxurious linens, and more. From the “Demi Joule,” a petite urban escape, to the “Terrace Suite” with …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Dallas  USA  North America
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  
Nordoy
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If you could time travel, would you? If the answer is yes, you can get a taste of the past at Hotel Nordoy. Built in 1925, in the heart of the historic Tel Aviv neighborhood of Nachlat Binyamin, Hotel Nordoy is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the city. Not …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Tel-Aviv  Israel  Middle East
Park Hyatt  
Tokyo
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Park Hyatt Tokyo combines the signature luxury the chain is known for with a local flavor. Despite being located right in the center of chaotic Shinjuku, the hotel offers a soothing atmosphere of calm. Sitting in the Club on the 52nd floor or taking a dip in the indoor pool, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Movie   Skyscraper
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
Hotel Stary  
Kraków
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Situated in Old Town Krakow, the Hotel Stary has captured the grandeur of the hotel’s past while showcasing the erudite décor. The renovations have resurrected what was once a marvelous merchant’s home, dating back to the 15th century. Voted “the most beautiful hotel interior design in Europe,” any guest of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Kraków  Poland  East Europe
Badrutt’s Palace  
Hotel
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Nothing screams “luxury” like a holiday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. So if you’re heading to the birthplace of Alpine tourism, make sure to indulge in all the extravagance the place has to offer. If you ask me, booking a room in the famous Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a pretty good …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
Hotel Mono  
Singapore
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Amongst the dizzying colors and sounds of Singapore’s Chinatown, you’ll find an oasis of quiet in monochrome. Hotel Mono is housed in six heritage shophouses, and it retains some of the original architectural elements, such as huge Rococo windows and a stunning intricate facade. But there is a twist. Unlike …
Accommodation types: Design