Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Modern Hotels
One Central  
25hours Hotel
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It's hard not to be impressed by the 25hours Hotels chain's newest work. They've opened their first hotel in Dubai – and the first outside of Europe, and it's an absolute hit! Famous for their impressive interior designs that incorporate local history, 25hours is not afraid of some crazy ideas. …
Accommodation types: Design
MyCUBE  
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With soaring property prices in Japan's capital, hotels are forced to innovate and squeeze out the most of each square foot of space. While traditional hostels might scare away the more conservative crowd, MyCUBE does not compromise essential privacy. Their fully enclosable capsules are spacious and well equipped. The unique …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
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
Moxy Osaka  
Honmachi
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Marriott group's launch of the Moxy brand in Japan signifies a new era in sleek and funky accommodation. Moxy hotels are geared towards fun-loving travelers with their playground-like interiors. The cooperation with the local-based studio Wise Labo resulted in a complete revamp of an 11-story warehouse and showroom in a …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
MeetMe23  
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To be, or not to be? Or rather, the question here is, to sleep in a hotel or a hostel? That's the concept behind MeetMe23´s ho(?)tel wordplay. And the answer is most likely depending on your budget and how much privacy you would prefer to have for your awesome stay …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
EVOLUTION  
Lisboa
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How should the future of hotels look like? EVOLUTION Lisboa has taken matters into their own hands and came up with a new concept for providing pioneering accommodation. The evolutionary idea derives from the ever-changing way we live. The hotel wants to adapt to the needs of the new tech-savvy …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Lisbon  Portugal  West Europe
Long Story Short  
Hostel
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Situated in the old town of the cheerful little Moravian town of Omolouc, Long Story Short prides itself to be different from the rest. It's founded on the principle that hostels don't have to look cheap, nor should they serve dry toasts for breakfast. Instead, they have a magical garden …
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Morpheus  
Hotel
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Morpheus Hotel is straight out of Matrix. The Zaha Hadid-designed building that's part of the City of Dreams casino complex strikes as a machine-generated dream world. Exposed exoskeleton mesh structure facade, high-speed panoramic elevators zooming up-and-down, welcome to the futuristic vision of Macau! Luckily you won't have to choose between …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Macau  Macau  East Asia
ME Dubai  
by Meliá
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Right at the edge of Downtown Dubai in Business Bay, ME Dubai by Meliá hotel is in the most prestigious part of the city. The bold shape of the exterior continues inside, fans of architecture will notice the signature style of the world-famous Zaha Hadid Architects. Fluid curvy shapes adorn …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
PURO  
Gdańsk
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Located in the city center on Granary Island, PURO Gdansk is a functional work of art. It is the fourth offering of the hip Polish hotel brand PURO. The hotel's facade is modern with large glass surfaces, but it follows the traditional architectural shapes of Gdansk. London-based creative studio DeSallesFlint …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Gdansk  Poland  East Europe
Hotel EMC2  
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You might have guessed it from the name: this hotel is for all the geeks out there. Referring to Albert Einstein's famous equation, EMC2 is an art-and-science-themed hotel “geared toward both left- and right-brained guests” for a unique experience. The concept behind EMC2 was inspired by Northwestern Chicago, where the …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Capsule Hotel  
Lucerne
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If you’ve been putting that Swiss holiday away because of the high prices, here’s some good news. Switzerland just got its very first capsule hotel with a pretty affordable price tag! Capsule Hotel Lucerne is located right on the edge of the historic city center and just 10 minutes on …
Accommodation types: Capsule
The Hoxton  
Shoreditch
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The Hoxton London is located in the hip, fashionable neighborhood of Shoreditch, and it fits right in with its surroundings. Inspired by the streets of London, the interiors combine old-fashioned elegance with bold and playful elements referencing the local street art. There are three types of regular rooms you can …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: London  England  West Europe
Barcelo Raval  
Barcelona
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When heading to the city of Gaudi, the visionary architecture genius, why not try something more extravagant yourself? Barcelo Raval in Barcelona is a great piece of contemporary design that stands out among other hotels in town. It’s also located right in the city's center, within walking distance of Las …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
NEW Hotel  
Athens
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What happens when you give two award-winning Brazilian furniture designers complete control in designing a brand new hotel near the famous Plaka district in Athens? Have you ever seen (or imagined) giant room columns made of scrap wood or every nook and cranny filled with handmade custom furniture and fixtures? …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Athens  Greece  East Europe
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
Friends by the  
House of Books
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Tucked away on the top two floors of a historic building somewhere in St. Petersburg is one of the best budget hotels. 'Friends by the House of Books' as it's called, is right next to the landmark Zinger House aka the House of books. The hotel decor is vibrant and …
Accommodation types: Cartoon   Hostel   Soviet
Chetzeron  
2112
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You may have heard of popular towns in Switzerland like Geneva and Zurich, but what about Crans-Montana? Just a few hour train ride from Geneva, this ski resort is a paradise for any mountain lover. Set at an elevation of 2112m above sea level, Hotel Chetzeron in Crans-Montana overlooks the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Room Mate  
Grace
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Heated pool with a bar in the heart of Manhattan? You got it! Kike, Carlos, and Gorka, the makers and creators of the Room Mate brand, came up with the idea of the perfect cozy hotel for travelers. It's got to be in the center of the city – tick. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
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