Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Fun Hotels
'21dec20
Ecomama  
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Ecomama's attractive proposal of a boutique hotel-style yet affordable accommodation is the hit in Amsterdam. It takes the best bits of the coziness of hostels with creative communal spaces and dorm rooms and mixes it with the charming appeal of luxury hotels. Then there is the eco-consciousness. Ecomama takes a …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
'21dec17
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
'21dec9
Moxy Osaka  
Honmachi
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Marriott group's launch of the Moxy brand in Japan signifies a new era in sleek and funky accommodation. Moxy hotels are geared towards fun-loving travelers with their playground-like interiors. The cooperation with the local-based studio Wise Labo resulted in a complete revamp of an 11-story warehouse and showroom in a …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
'21sep16
Gaylord Opryland  
Resort
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, this resort offers guests an unforgettable stay in the city of music. With 2882 guestrooms, this resort is a village in itself. Gaylord Opryland Resort is one of the 30 largest hotels in the world! You can relax and leave refreshed after visiting the Relâche Spa …
Accommodation types: Golf   Theme Park
Location: Nashville  USA  North America
'21jun28
Vintages Trailer  
Resort
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The scenic Willamette Valley is surrounded by three mountains - Cascade Range, the Oregon Coast Range, and the Calapooya Mountains – and it's often referred to as the Oregon Wine Country. Beautiful nature and wines? We are off to a good start. The Vintage Trailer Resort is home to an …
Accommodation types: Trailer
Location: Dayton  USA  North America
'21mar19
Cartoon Network  
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Cartoon Network TV channel was launched in 1992 to entertain kids whole day long with classics like Dexter's Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, or Cow and Chicken. Their first and only amusement hotel has just opened in 2020, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It's located right outside of Lancaster and from the moment …
Accommodation types: Cartoon   Kids
Location: Lancaster  USA  North America
'19jun6
Red Caboose  
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Red Caboose Motel in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, is a place with a history. In fact, so much history that there’s an entire book devoted to the place (you can pick it up in the gift shop). Long story short, it all started when Donald M. Denlinger placed a half-hearted bid on …
Accommodation types: Train
Location: Ronks  USA  North America
'19jan16
Binhai Aircraft  
Hotel
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Housed in an ex-Russian aircraft carrier, the Kiev, this ship-turned-hotel offers 148 guest rooms for travelers looking for a unique stay. The luxury hotel is part of Binhai Aircraft, an 80,000-square-meter military theme park that opened in 2004 in east Tianjin, China. The interiors are extravagant; suites with silver cushions …
Accommodation types: Boat
Location: Tianjin  China  East Asia
'18jun7
inBox  
Capsule Hotel
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The capsule hotels, originally introduced in Japan, are finally taking off in Europe to the great satisfaction of those who value good prices and privacy. inBox Capsule Hotel in St. Petersburg skillfully combines modern interiors, comfort, and clever use of space to provide you with your own personal space for …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design
'18may29
CityHub Amsterdam  
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The Japanese capsule hotels are taking Europe by storm! Amsterdam’s CityHub deserves particular attention with its mission to cater for travel in the digital age. Not only does each hub (as they call them here) have an excellent Wi-Fi connection, built-in speakers, and app-controlled lighting – you can actually take …
Accommodation types: Capsule
'18may24
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
'18may16
The Shady  
Dell
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Kick-started in 1927, The Shady Dell Vintage Trailer Court in Bisbee town of Arizona in the USA has come a long way as a provider of trailer and camping spaces along Highway 80. A unique stay awaits you here in vintage boats and trailers from the 20th century. Whether you …
Accommodation types: Trailer
Location: Bisbee  USA  North America
'18apr24
Whitney Peak  
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Centrally located in Reno, Nevada, in the United States of America, Whitney Peak Hotel is the only non-gaming, non-smoking, independent hotel in the city. Whether you’re looking to visit the Truckee River Walk or the Reno Arch, everything is at a stone’s throw distance from the hotel. With 310 guestrooms …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Reno  USA  North America
'18feb7
Room Mate  
Grace
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Heated pool with a bar in the heart of Manhattan? You got it! Kike, Carlos, and Gorka, the makers and creators of the Room Mate brand, came up with the idea of the perfect cozy hotel for travelers. It's got to be in the center of the city – tick. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
'17nov2
Skylodge Adventure  
Suites
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Have you ever imagined what it’s like to be a bird, sitting high above the rest in a cozy nest, overlooking the vast beauty of nature’s surroundings? If so, you’re in for a treat! The Skylodge Adventure Suites in Cusco, Peru offer an incredible travel experience unlike any other. Accessible …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Mountain   Nature
Location: Cusco  Peru  South America
'17oct20
Truck Surf  
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If you’re into surfing, exploring, and road trips, the Truck Surf Hotel was made for you! Definitely not a traditional hotel stay, guests will hop aboard a converted Mercedes Actros as they embark on an adventure unlike any other. So, where can you find this unique “hotel”? From June to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Bus   Moving   Trailer
Location: Porto  Portugal  West Europe
'17sep20
Hotel Triton  
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This boutique hotel loves pop culture. The entrance hall features a pop-culture mural by artist Kari Pei. Every staff member has a nametag displaying their Hollywood alter ego – like Bruce Lee or Angelina Jolie. The hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco’s shopping district, a short walk …
Accommodation types: Design
'17jul17
Clink78  
Hostel
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Located inside an English Heritage building, this has to be one of the grandest-looking youth hostels ever. It was once a magistrate’s court and served sentences to London’s criminals for over 200 years. I’m sure some of the patriarchs of Australia even went through this courthouse. Anyway, today it is …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail
Location: London  England  West Europe
'16dec7
ArkaBarka  
Floating Hostel
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This hostel rocks, literally. Arkabarka (is that not the most fun name to say?) is a boat hostel in Belgrade, Serbia, at the river Danube. This contemporary wooden building is situated in one of the most beautiful central parks of Belgrade. Though it’s a hostel, there are definitely options for …
Accommodation types: Floating   Hostel
Location: Belgrade  Serbia  East Europe
'16oct7
Fantasyland  
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Located in West Edmonton Mall – one of the largest malls on Earth – the Fantasyland Hotel features themed rooms to resemble your wildest dreams. Treat yourself, after all, as the poet Langston Hughs said, “hold fast to dreams.” Ever wondered what it must be like to live on a …
Accommodation types: Fairytale   Theme Park