Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
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Old Smock Mill
'15 oct 19
Old Smock  
Mill
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The Old Smock Mill was originally constructed in the beginning of the 19th century. The aim of the recent renovation was to keep as much of the original workings as possible. Around the first floor runs the newly re-built exterior oak staging, which can be used as a balcony to ...
Accomodation types: Windmill
Hotel Brosundet
'15 oct 16
Hotel  
Brosundet
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The designer boutique hotel, Brosundet, sits right on the waters of the harbour town of Ålesund. The interior of Hotel Brosundet was masterfully designed by Snøhetta. The Art Nouveau-style warehouse boasts 47 rooms that are all individually designed. They come with original wooden floors and panels, exposed brick, some of ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Alesund  Norway  West Europe
The Peabody Memphis
'15 jul 16
The Peabody  
Memphis
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All guests of the Peabody Memphis encounter true southern hospitality upon arrival in the “Blues City.” It is centrally located near Beale Street, music and entertainment venues, and several museums in the historic downtown area making it a popular destination. The friendly staff, fine dining, and four diamond accommodations have ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Memphis  USA  North America
Hotel Copernicus Krakow
'15 jun 10
Hotel  
Copernicus
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Hotel Copernicus, located in Old Town Krakow, stands apart as a monument to the Renaissance architecture and dignitaries that have slept within its walls. Once home to cathedral canons, several well-known guests including Nicolas Copernicus, European royalty, and American presidents have added to the hotel’s rich history. As a testament ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Kraków  Poland  East Europe
Hacienda Cerritos
'15 may 20
Hacienda  
Cerritos
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Mexico, the land of tequila, beaches, fun, and excitement is home to many historic sites and exquisite hotels, including Hacienda Cerritos. Cerritos is located on a private bluff about 40 miles north of Cabo San Lucas outside the historic colony of Todos Santos (All Saints). It is also home to ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Palace
The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York
'14 dec 11
The Pierre  
New York
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The Pierre just recently completed $100 million of updating, giving lavish attention to its guestrooms and interior bathrooms. That means a lot, especially considering that almost every hotel in New York is lavish and luxurious. What makes the Pierre extra special is a convenient Central Park location and its history ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
The Covered Bridge House
'14 dec 8
Covered  
Bridge
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The Covered Bridge earned much of its fame after being highlighted on HGTV. The now historic location, known as the Covered Bridge House, is a located within a few steps of Nevada City, but has a distinctly natural ambiance. The interiors of the home are New York loft style and ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Nevada City  USA  North America
Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita
'14 may 23
Sextantio  
Le Grotte
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*Hotel in ancient caves* Located in the ancient city of Matera in Italy, this unique hotel is built into caves that once housed our ancient ancestors. Populated for 9000 years the town was officially founded by the Romans in the third century BC. It has been consistently inhabited since and ...
Accomodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Saugerties Lighthouse
'13 sep 12
Saugerties  
Lighthouse
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*The Maritime History Hotel* Esopus Creek is one of the essential tributes of the Hudson River. When the Europeans began to settle in America, the creek soon became an important trade route for the natives and the newcomers. As the first 200 years of settlement fly-by we see towns and ...
Accomodation types: Lighthouse
Location: Saugerties  USA  North America
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
'13 jul 30
Pera Palace  
Hotel
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*Historic Hotel of the Old Elite* The historic Pera Palace Hotel held its opening ball in 1895. Its clientele often arrived on the Orient Express train and, over the years, the hotel hosted such luminaries as Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo. Recently, it has undergone a full ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Det Hanseatiske Hotel
'13 jul 17
Det Hanseatiske  
Hotel
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*Historic Norwegian Hotel in Bryggen* Situated in an historic trading building – part of the Bryggen world heritage site – the Hanseatiske Hotel is a place where you can step back in time. In its long history the house has been a work place, residence, warehouse and a restaurant. This ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Bergen  Norway  West Europe
American Colony Hotel
'13 jul 16
American Colony  
Hotel
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This was originally the home of a Turkish ‘pasha’ or high ranking military officer. In the 19th Century it became home to a Swedish and American ‘colony’ who were all members of the ‘Christian Utopia Society’. The colony lived a communal lifestyle and engaged in philanthropic work for all the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jerusalem  Israel  Middle East
Hotel Arena
'13 jun 4
Hotel  
Arena
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This grand building was built in 1886 as a women’s hospital. It was administered by a charity who cared for the poor and vulnerable women in society because there was no welfare state in those days. During the Second World War, the property was occupied and later used to house ...
Accomodation types: Design
Hotel Viking Iceland
'13 may 16
Hotel  
Viking
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*By the hammer of Thor!* Who were the coolest iron-age tribe? The Vikings of course. Their horned helmets, love of pillage and super-fast longboats made them a fiercesome force to be reckoned with in early Europe. Every summer, in a typically unpronounceable Icelandic town, Viking culture comes alive in the ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Appleton Water Tower – English functionality and elegance
'12 dec 21
Appleton  
Water Tower
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This perfect example of Victorian engineering has been well preserved since it was built in 1871. Back in the 19th Century the Prince of Wales got sick with Typhoid from drinking unclean water so the tower was commissioned to serve the Royal Sandringham Estate with clean water. The 60 foot ...
Accomodation types: Tower
Kennedy School Hotel
'12 dec 14
Kennedy  
School
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This elementary school was built in 1915 in a semi-remote location in Northeast Portland. One of the first rules installed for pupils and parents in the early years forbade the taking of pop shots at the rabbits from the moving streetcar. It closed its doors as a school in 1974 ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Portland  USA  North America
Cley Windmill
'12 nov 30
Cley Windmill  
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The medieval town of Cley on England’s historic East Coast has a long tradition of welcoming visitors from all over the world. It was once one of the busiest ports in the land. The Cley Windmill was built in the 1700s and remained as a working mill until the early ...
Accomodation types: Windmill
Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof – Ba-roque the Party!
'12 nov 20
Sandton Grand Hotel  
Reylof
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Built in 1724 during the Baroque period of European art, this historic town house is decorated in ostentatious red and gold, thick gilded plaster and heavy marbling. It has been well cared for in the intervening centuries and was last renovated in the 1990s. It is part of a string ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Gent  Belgium  West Europe
Chateau de Bagnols
'12 nov 13
Chateau  
de Bagnols
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The legendary Chateau de Bagnols is the kind of place you thought only existed in fairy stories. Set in a tiny village this historic Chateau has towers and turrets, a drawbridge and moat. The castle has an ‘old’ and ‘new’ area. The ‘old’ area is 13th Century and the ‘new’ ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Chateau   Luxury
Location: Bagnols  France  West Europe
The Jane Hotel
'12 nov 8
The Jane  
Hotel
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In 1908 if you were a tired seadog taking a well-earned shore-leave, you would stay in the Seaman’s Relief Centre. Immature snickers aside, the building was built by famous architect, William A Boring and is a fine example of turn of the century neoclassicism. It once housed the traumatised survivors ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Location: New York  USA  North America
Paco de Pombeiro
'12 aug 20
Paco  
de Pombeiro
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Not long ago, it was just another ruined castle. Now beautifully restored, it sits in 10 hectares of land and historic vineyard. The old outbuildings have been incorporated into the new design to create a modern complex making the most of the historic architecture. In 1163 a crusading knight, friend ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Design
Location: Vizela  Portugal  West Europe
Aman Sveti Stefan
'12 may 15
Aman  
Sveti Stefan
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Sveti Stefan is a fortified village built on an island connected to the Montenegro mainland by a thin causeway. It was originally a Muslim settlement built in the 15th century. When it became Christian, the 12 families living there fortified the village to protect it from the expansionist Ottoman Empire. ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury