Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Harbor Hotels
Binhai Aircraft Hotel - Ex-Russian Aircraft Carrier Converted Into A Hotel
'19jan16
Binhai Aircraft  
Hotel
more
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
Pelican Point Lodge - Namibia’s Secluded Hotel By The Lighthouse
'18jun11
Pelican Point  
Lodge
more
Pelican Point Lodge is one of those hotels that isn’t just accommodation but a destination in itself. The lodge took its name from the Pelican Point, where it’s situated. It’s a remote peninsula off the coast of Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Walvis Bay on …
Accommodation types: Beach   Lighthouse   Nature   Remote
Location: Walvis Bay  Namibia  Africa
Salthouse Harbour Hotel - Ipswich Waterfront Design Hotel
'16mar4
Salthouse Harbour  
Hotel
more
Located in Ipswich, United Kingdom, the Salthouse Harbour Hotel offers contemporary rooms with quirky furnishings, colorful decor, and local artwork featured throughout. Set on a waterfront, the building dates back to the 1800s, when it once served as a merchant’s warehouse. Original features such as arched windows and iron columns …
Accommodation types: Design
W Barcelona - Bold Skyscraper Hotel
'15may29
W Barcelona  
more
For those looking to wander the unfurling coastlines of the Spanish coast, appreciate a variety of artistic styles, and enjoy Catalan culture and cuisine, La Barceloneta Boardwalk is the ideal location to explore all the splendors of Barcelona. The W Barcelona hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
Mainport by Inntel Hotels - Private Spa In Your Suite
'13aug20
Mainport  
by Inntel Hotels
more
“Rotterdam is anywhere alone” sang The Beautiful South in the 1990s. God knows what they were on about. But one place in Rotterdam that certainly isn’t just anywhere is the Mainport by Inntel Hotels. The black glass and metal exterior make a statement from the outset. Your room has some …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
Molja Lighthouse - Single Room With A (Still) Functioning Beacon On The Top
'13jul23
Molja  
Lighthouse
more
Ålesund is a seaport in Norway and is home to a large concentration of Art Nouveau Architecture – an ostentatious style that utilizes sweeping organic forms and a harmony of shape popular in Europe in the early 20th Century. The town makes for a unique visit. But hang on; what …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Location: Alesund  Norway  West Europe
Wine Barrel Hotel - De Vrouwe Van Stavoren
'13mar18
Wine Barrel  
Hotel
more
Guaranteed to confuse any alcoholic, in this hotel you are supposed to sleep in the wine barrels. The hotel is located in the harbor town of Stavoren which is one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands. It used to be a wealthy seaport where legend has it, a proud …
Accommodation types: Wine
Lighthouse Hotel - Restored Harbor Lighthouse In Harlingen
'12jul9
Lighthouse  
more
Not just the location for the awesome Australian children’s program, Round the Twist lighthouses are also hotels. And they save lives too. Let’s hear it for lighthouses! This tower was active for over 75 years with parts of it dating back over 200 years when a huge flame was used …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Reddingsboot Harlingen Boat - Decommissioned Lifeboat Hotel
'12jul5
Lifeboat  
Hotel
more
Unusually for a decommissioned lifeboat hotel (wow, I’ve talked about so many unique hotels that this phrase doesn’t even seem strange), this one is still functioning. You can hire a captain to take you, your partner, and your whole hotel out into the open sea. Now that sounds fun! This …
Accommodation types: Boat
Bayside Marina Hotel - Ship Container Hotel From Japan
'12jun5
Bayside Marina  
Hotel
more
Minimalism meets reclaimed structures in a pretty Japanese harbor. Visionary architects, Yasutaka Yoshimura, have based their design for chic holiday cottages on ship’s containers. The containers are stacked on top of each other to create two floors. One end is all glass, and the walls are white to reflect light …
Accommodation types: Concept   Design
Location: Yokohama  Japan  East Asia