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The High Line Hotel - Boutique hotel in a historic building in New York
'16 apr 6
The High Line  
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A finalist for the “World’s Greatest Hotel’s,” The High Line Hotel in Chelsea’s gallery district of New York City holds 60 rooms for guests to enjoy, with views NY’s public High Line Park. Each room is furnished from carefully curated sources and each features an authentic Western Electric 202 rotary ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Rotarius - Bed and Breakfast
'15 dec 7
Rotarius  
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At the top of this medieval tower you will find your dramatic bedroom. Have you seen how high the ceiling is? The candles, the stone walls, the exquisite hardwood furnishings, this is just sexy. And historical too. Sexy and historical – not too often you get those two things together. ...
Accomodation types: Tower
Location: Asti  Italy  West Europe
Locanda Rosa Rosae
'15 sep 21
Locanda  
Rosa Rosae
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The Locanda Rosa Rosae is a truly magical place nestled in the Venetian countryside. Surrounded by indescribable natural beauty, this bed and breakfast is a hidden gem waiting to welcome travelers. In a secluded locale between Treviso and Venice, this unique guesthouse is the embodiment of rustic charm. Originally built ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional
Castello di Petroia
'15 sep 16
Castello  
di Petroia
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The Castello di Petroia is an impressive medieval fortress set amid the rolling hills of the Umbria region of Italy. Perched above the Chiascio Valley, the castle dates back to the 12th Century and was witness to many historically significant events. Thanks to extensive restorations, the Castello di Petroia has ...
Accomodation types: Castle
Location: Mengara  Italy  West Europe
Relais Cattedrale
'15 sep 14
Relais  
Cattedrale
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The Relais Cattedrale offers a stunning oasis in the heart of the medieval town of Asti, Italy. Surrounded by the bustling life of Palazzo Curbis di San Michele, this boutique hotel provides the perfect setting to begin your tour of Monferrato and unwind after a long day of exploration. The ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Asti  Italy  West Europe
Langham Hotel, London
'15 jul 7
Langham Hotel  
London
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The Langham hotel first opened its doors in 1865 as the city’s first “Grand Hotel” and has continued to welcome royalty, celebrities, and numerous dignitaries in its 150 year history. The staff and hotel pride themselves on providing five-star luxury that far exceeds all expectations. The Langham has long been ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Hotel Chelsea New York
'15 jul 2
Hotel  
Chelsea
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The Hotel Chelsea, or more simply the Chelsea, is a historic landmark of New York City that has been home to scores of notable literary and film stars over the years. Finished in 1885, this 250 unit hotel was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. This ...
Accomodation types: Movie
Location: New York  USA  North America
Solar do Castelo
'15 may 13
Solar  
do Castelo
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The 18th-century mansion within the confines of St. Jorge’s Castle in Alfama, Lisbon is home to Solar do Castelo. This eco-hotel, which was built on the site of the former Alcaçova Palace, offers top of the line hotel rooms with hardwood floors contemporary décor, a flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, and ...
Accomodation types: Castle
Location: Lisbon  Portugal  West Europe
Samode Palace
'15 may 5
Samode  
Palace
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The maharaja’s palace that is now the Samode Palace hotel is the perfect blend of antiquity and modernity. Over 300 years ago, the palace was home to the ruling family of Samode, in the heart of Rajasthan, just outside Jaipur. Its luxury has transcended time with mirror tiled halls, mural ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
Houshi Onsen
'15 apr 23
Houshi  
Onsen
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Located on the Houshi River in the Gunma Prefecture, the Houshi Onsen Chojukan is the epitome of a traditional ryokan where weary travels can experience Japanese hospitality. Built in 1875 at the source of the hot spring, the Chojukan is a secluded mountain getaway that offers majestic views an insight ...
Accomodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Gunma  Japan  East Asia
Hoshi Ryokan
'15 feb 19
Hoshi  
Ryokan
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Hoshi Ryokan is the second oldest hotel in the world; first opening its doors in 717. Legend has it that the great Buddhist teacher, Taicho Daishi saw a vision while traveling in the local area. In his vision, a great deity made it known to him that nearby was a ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Location: Awazumachi  Japan  East Asia
Monte Pacis
'14 dec 9
Monte  
Pacis
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The Monte Pacis looks like a palace, like a luxury hotel, but there is something even greater inside — a functioning monastery. Since monasteries have high standards, only a measure of comforts are provided. However, you won’t care because the scenery and the experience is powerful. The massive courtyard, surrounded ...
Accomodation types: Church   Traditional
Location: Kaunas  Lithuania  East Europe
Rosewood Hotel Georgia
'14 sep 16
Rosewood Hotel  
Georgia
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*Vancouver’s grand hotel* This newly restored hotel was first opened in 1927 and brought luxury to the distant western coast of Canada. Over the years celebrities such as Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Katharine Hepburn have visited this grand hotel. The restoration cost over $120 million and no wonder when you ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
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
La Crete Fort
'13 may 20
La Crête  
Fort
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*Sea shanties and adventures* Built in the 19th Century to stop Napoleon invading England, La Crete Fort still ended up with a French name - which is sort of ironic if you think about it. When the Nazis captured Jersey in World War 2 they naturally used the large fortification ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fort   Nature
Martin's Patershof - Converted church hotel
'13 apr 29
Martin's Patershof  
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**The converted church hotel** This is a hotel in an historic church located in the art heart of Northern Europe, Mechelen where there are loads of amazing buildings, paintings and sculptures. Many were created in the sixteenth century renaissance. So when you’re done craning your neck and making impressed noises ...
Accomodation types: Church   Design   Luxury
Location: Mechelen  Belgium  West Europe
Prince Noir - A thousand year-old castle B&B
'13 mar 1
Prince  
Noir
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If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Cave   Traditional
D-Hotel
'13 feb 26
D-Hotel  
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The astonishing medieval town of Kortrijk in Belgium is home to some of the most well preserved historical architecture in Europe. The city centre is kept free of cars so the atmosphere is left unspoiled. The D-Hotel takes a 19th Century windmill and farm building and marries it with cutting ...
Accomodation types: Design   Spa   Windmill
Location: Kortrijk  Belgium  West Europe
Hotel Gellert - Thermal Bath Hotel
'13 feb 21
Hotel  
Gellert
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*The last days of the decadent Hapsburg Empire* The Hotel is named after St Gellert who was a visionary monk and priest who lived in the 10th Century AD. Situated between Gellert Hill and the banks of the Danube the Gellert Hotel sits on a site that has been used ...
Accomodation types: Spa
Location: Budapest  Hungary  East Europe
Hotel Ukraina aka Radisson Royal Moscow - Soviet Renaissance and Grandeur
'13 feb 20
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Ukraina
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This stunning hotel was built in 1952 as part of the ‘Soviet Skyscraper’ project. The foundation stones were laid in 1947 to mark the 800th anniversary of Moscow and celebrate the USSR victory in World War Two. Though completed after his death, this building and its sisters are seen as ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Soviet
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
Aurora Express
'13 feb 4
Aurora  
Express
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The Aurora Express is a bed and breakfast in Alaska where you stay in renovated railroad carriages. These vintage carriages were set to become a museum until the Wilson family decided to turn them into a Bed & Breakfast. Now, the old railroad cars sit high on a hill overlooking ...
Accomodation types: Train
Location: Fairbanks  USA  North America
Prendiparte Tower
'12 nov 15
Prendiparte  
Tower
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In the bloodbath of medieval Europe, ruling families had a lot to loose. Their serfs were vulnerable to attack from all sides. So they designed their villages around a central ruling tower - like the Prendiparte Tower which stands at 12 storeys tall. Ruling families would each have a floor ...
Accomodation types: Tower
Location: Bologna  Italy  West Europe