Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Luxurious Hotels
JW Marriott  
Essex House
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New York's landmark, the JW Marriott Essex House, opened its door in 1932. Long before the Billionaire's row started to grow at Central Park's southern edge. Over time, the beige brick structure has taken on a monumental air. Beautiful Art Deco details and rounded-cornered windows may be seen at the …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: New York  USA  North America
Malibu  
Rocky Oaks
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The Malibu Rocky Oaks branding started as a wine label in 2003, founded by Howard Leight. The 37-acre magical land on the rolling hills of Malibu became one of the most highly-rated vineyards. The happy combination of the Mediterranean microclimate and volcanic soil resulted in uniquely colored and aromatic wines. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa   Wine
Location: Malibu  USA  North America
The Madrona  
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During the first full year of the pandemic, interior designer Jay Jeffers decided to see a 19th-century mansion on the outskirts of Healdsburg, a lively Wine-Country town. He was not on a mission to buy a property, but the 1881 mansion with majestic views of the Dry Creek Valley took …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Hoshinoya  
Okinawa
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Hoshinoya is a Japanese luxury hotel collection with five properties in the country and one each in Taiwan and Bali. Their first resort in Okinawa Prefecture opened in 2020. The modern but undeniably Japanese complex of Hoshinoya Okinawa stretches on a scenic beach of the East China Sea. It's a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Yomitan  Japan  East Asia
W Aspen  
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Aspen established itself as the mecca of ski enthusiasts, and it's one of the world's most famous ski resorts. The popular retreat is renowned for celebrity sightings, exquisite restaurants, luxurious hotels, lively après-ski entertainment, great shops, and four mountains with impressive ski areas. Aspen's mining heritage is incorporated into the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Location: Aspen  USA  North America
Atlantis  
The Royal
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Dubai is producing some of the best hotels in the world at a rate like when mushrooms pop in the forest after extensive rain. At the peak of the Palm Jumeirah island - a set of artificial islands built to shape a palm tree - one of the most awaited …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Makkah Clock  
Royal Tower
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Each year millions of pilgrims flock to participate in the Hajj - a mandatory (once in a lifetime) visit to the holiest city of Islam, Mecca. As there are approximately two billion Muslims worldwide, the Saudi Arabian city had one of the biggest challenges to solve to accommodate all the …
Accommodation types: Skyscraper
Hôtel des Arts  
Saigon
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Are you looking for luxurious but equally unique accommodation in the bustling center of Ho Chi Minh City? Then look no further. This unique boutique hotel is a mix of European colonial and contemporary Vietnamese styles. If you visit Ho Chi Minh City, you can travel back in time to …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Casa  
Del Mar
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In the Roaring Twenties, Casa del Mar was the hotspot for Hollywood stars. The former beach club, originally opened in 1926, has then developed into one of the most luxurious beach hotels in Santa Monica. It's called "the house of the sea", but the five-story building looks more like a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Fairmont Le Château  
Frontenac
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The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is undeniably one of the most striking buildings of Québec City's famous skyline. The castle towers over the picturesque old town sitting high on a hill, and it was recently added to the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List. The castle is named after Louis de …
Accommodation types: Castle   Chateau   Luxury
Villa Copenhagen  
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The hotel consists of a total of 390 rooms spread over 269,098 sqft (25,000 sqm). The classic building was formerly Denmark's main post office and telegram center. It was built in 1912 and served as a communication base in Scandinavia when the mailing was via horses. In recent times, the …
Accommodation types: Design
The Parisian  
Macao
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Owned by Las Vegas Sands, The Parisian Macao officially opened in 2016. Its landmark feature is the half-scale Eiffel Tower, like the Paris Casino in Las Vegas. While the Paris casino in Las Vegas may be one of the smaller casinos on the strip, the Parisian Casino is not inferior …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Macau  Macau  East Asia
Chalet Al Foss  
Alp Resort
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In a sunny and quiet spot at the gates of Vermiglio, an imposing mountain chalet rises. Chalet Al Foss Alp Resort's sun-soaked and mountainous surrounding is bursting with greenery in summer and buried under the beauty of a blanket of snow in winter. During ski season, a free bus will …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Location: Vermiglio  Italy  West Europe
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
Signiel  
Seoul
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Rising above the fluffy clouds of South Korea's largest metropolis, home to ten million people, Lotte World Tower is an architectural icon of the city. It's the country's tallest tower and 6th tallest in the world, with its peak scratching the sky at a staggering 556 meters (1,823 ft) height. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Seoul  South Korea  East 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
InterContinental Shanghai  
Wonderland
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Woah, Intercontinental has gone all out on this one! Looking at visuals of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, you might be forgiven for thinking that these are stills from a futuristic blockbuster movie and not actual photos! But this place is real, and you can book a stay in the resort of …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Underwater
Location: Songjiang  China  East Asia
Mystery Hotel  
Budapest
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The quirkiness starts from the moment you enter the 19th-century freemasons' lodge house. This former meeting place has inspired the concept of Mystery Hotel. The receptions carpet climbing up the ceiling is reminiscent of the magic carpet of Aladdin. Paintings on the walls "come to life" as the subjects in …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Hirado Castle  
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Nagasaki Prefecture’s Hirado Castle opened Japan's first "shirohaku", castle stay. It's located in the historic hilltop castle from the 18th century with panoramic views across the Hirado Strait. On this site in 1599, Matsura Shigenobu, a local warlord, constructed a castle called Hinotake-jō, which he then burned down in 1613. …
Accommodation types: Castle   Heritage   Luxury
Location: Hirado  Japan  East Asia