Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Minimalist Hotels
Optimi Rooms  
Bilbao
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The capsule hotel movement originating from Japan is spreading through the whole world. Originally started as a means to drive down the accommodation prices, it has now entered a new era. Travelers are no longer satisfied with cheap but crowded and overly simple rooms. Optimi Rooms in Balbao is set …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Design   Hostel
Location: Bilbao  Spain  West Europe
Axis  
Viana
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If you’re a design freak, you will love every bit of Axis Viana Hotel. The unique and elegant shape of the building is just the beginning of an aesthetic feast. Minimalism rules here from start to finish, and you will find that all interiors are sleek, modern, and consistent. The …
Accommodation types: Design
Alila Wuzhen  
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Alila's third and newest hotel in China is located in the historic town of Wuzhen that's often referred to as the Venice of the East. It lies between three megacities - Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Shanghai – each has a population of over 10 million. The scenic town is famous for …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Wuzhen  China  East Asia
Shiroiya  
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Maebashi, the city of water, greenery, and poets, has seen a remarkable transformation from silk manufacturing to pioneer Japan's modernization. Shiroiya Hotel has seen a similar metamorphosis from a Japanese ryokan (inn) with 300 years of history into an inspirational contemporary creation. The original inn's rough concrete walls remind its …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Maebashi  Japan  East Asia
Hotel Zen  
Tokyo
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The recently opened Hotel Zen Tokyo has taken the popular capsule-style accommodation from Japan and brought it to a new level. Located in Nihonbashi Ningyocho, or "Doll town" as the locals call it, it's one of the most traditional parts of Tokyo, and it's got a great connection with the …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
Manshausen  
Island
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Owned by a polar explorer, writer, and photographer, Børge Ousland, Manshausen Island Resort has a taste of true adventure. Its tagline, “where sea and mountains meet”, captures well the remote and beautiful surroundings of the property. Manshausen is a 55-acre private island far above the Arctic Circle in Norway and …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Nordskot  Norway  West Europe
Zero Box  
Lodge
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ZERO Box Lodge is not just another budget hotel. Located right in the heart of beautiful Port, ZERO is a self-proclaimed “ground-breaking experience”. How so? Let’s start with the basics. There are three types of rooms or “boxes”, as they call them here. Zero is a windowless room with a …
Accommodation types: Art
Location: Porto  Portugal  West Europe
PUBLIC  
Hotel
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For something that’s called Public Hotel, this place is pretty damn exclusive. Actually, forget exclusive. This place is fabulous. But despite extravagant looks, Public Hotel is actually very decently priced (if you can say that anything is decently priced in New York). The modest pricing is a conscious choice of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
Hotel Mono  
Singapore
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Amongst the dizzying colors and sounds of Singapore’s Chinatown, you’ll find an oasis of quiet in monochrome. Hotel Mono is housed in six heritage shophouses, and it retains some of the original architectural elements, such as huge Rococo windows and a stunning intricate facade. But there is a twist. Unlike …
Accommodation types: Design
Les Cols  
Pavellons
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Looking at the facade of the Spanish country house where Les Cols Pavellons, Girona, is based, you might think this is a lovely but nothing-out-of-ordinary place. Nothing more wrong! The historic building hides five high-concept glass rooms that feature architectural design out of this world. The rooms are entirely made …
Accommodation types: Concept   Design
Location: Olot  Spain  West Europe
Amanemu  
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Located in a remote part of Japan's beautiful Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu is a hidden luxury retreat. The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls, and is surrounded by lush forests and golf courses. The architecture of Amanemu is a true celebration of minimalism. Inspired by the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Location: Shima-shi  Japan  East Asia
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
The Pod  
Singapore
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You might not get views of Sydney opera house or herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains, but you do get a good night’s sleep in Singapore’s chic answer to the Japanese pod hotels. Each pod is luxuriously accommodated with 300 thread-count sateen cotton sheets, fluffy duvet, and blind. …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
Puro Hotel  
Wrocław
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Based in Poland’s western city of Wrocław, the Puro Hotel is urban, sleek, chic, and minimalistic – perfect for those looking for a hip place to crash in one of Poland’s most charming cities. Puro Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the city that’s nicknamed the “Venice of …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Wroclaw  Poland  East Europe
Amankora Resort  
Bhutan
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Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and the Dzongkha word for “circular pilgrimage,” the Amankora lodges scattered through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan embody the base meanings of both words. This series of five lodges are nestled in Bhutan's Kingdom, situated between Tibet and India, making it one …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Paro  Bhutan  South Asia
Hotel  
Daniel
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Minimalism and style along with luxury and simplicity are the hallmarks of Vienna’s own Hotel Daniel Vienna. The hotel is relatively new but has been providing its guests with amazing experiences since its doors opened in ’11. The hotel’s building was chosen because of its historical substance and the fact …
Accommodation types: Design   Trailer
Location: Vienna  Austria  West Europe
El Faro  
Beach Hotel
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The El Faro Beach Hotel is just a short walk from the Pacific Ocean and right at the entrance of the National Park if you are in the mood for a hike in the dense nature. The hotel was built from blocks of sea containers. The construction time using these …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly
Wiesergut  
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The Wiesergut Hotel is located in Saalbach-Hinterglemm in Austria. For the last several centuries, the area has been defined by farms and mountains and those lovely sights are still available. The architecture is archaic while the décor is minimalist, creating a nice feeling of relaxation. For the interiors, expect untreated …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Chekhoff Hotel  
Moscow
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This is Moscow's first boutique hotel and it is jam-packed with sizzling décor. There is a giant golden apple in the glasshouse lobby and every floor has a different colour scheme with the seven floors corresponding to the colours of the rainbow. The unique design for each floor is noticeable …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
Armani  
Hotel
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Armani Hotel Dubai is located in the prestigious Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai which is the tallest building in the world standing at 2723 ft / 828 m. You can avoid the crowds by accessing the hotel easily via the exclusive entrance. Everything is made by Giorgio Armani from the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Skyscraper