Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Mountains Hotels
The Heinz Julen Penthouse - Luxury Chalet In Zermatt
'14nov26
The Heinz Julen  
Penthouse
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The Heinz Julen Penthouse is an artistically constructed penthouse created by architect Heinz Julen, utilizing a loft design, and containing unique features such as a fireplace located in the middle of the living room window, as well as a custom made chandelier and handcrafted furniture. Above guests is a glass …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
Firefly Luxury Suites - Skiing Lodge In Zermatt
'14nov21
Firefly  
Luxury Suites
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Firefly Ski Chalet is not just a place to sleep after enjoying Zermatt Lodge skiing—it’s a four-star hotel with modern architecture, excellent amenities, and a swell location that complements your skiing experience. All 15 luxury suites are themed and reflect one element coinciding with a color concept. For example, the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Berghotel Oeschinensee - A Traditional Alpine Welcome
'14oct17
Berghotel  
Oeschinensee
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This hotel was built in 1892 in the Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area of the Swiss Alps that has since become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 30-bed and dormitory property has been passed down four and five generations of the same family which is impressive in these harsh times where such …
Accommodation types: Mountain
3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat - Surmount Your Expectations
'14sep26
Kulmhotel  
Gornergrat
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This is the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps located 3048 meters above sea level. The hotel took ten years to build and was completed in 1907. Two observatories were constructed in 1996 one on each of the tall towers. They allow astronomers to take advantage of the clear air …
Accommodation types: Astronomy   Mountain
Hotel Villa Honegg - Traditional Swiss Hotel With Modern Touches
'14mar26
Hotel Villa  
Honegg
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This traditional Swiss mountain hotel has been given a modern makeover to create a unique hotel set in the forests and snow-headed mountains of the Alps where the air is so fresh you’ll want to expand your chest to capture it in all its revitalizing goodness. The Villa Honegg has …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Fannaråkhytta Lodge - Norway’s Highest Tourist Lodge
'14mar18
Fannaråkhytta  
Lodge
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A joy for the ruddy-cheeked and strong-legged, this unique hotel is actually a cabin 2068m above sea-level and is Norway’s highest tourist lodge with views of the Hurrungane Mountains and ancient glaciers that reflect light from the long-shining summer sun. This remote lodge is only accessible by foot. You will …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Remote
Location: Luster  Norway  West Europe
Hotel Glymur - One Of The World’s Best Hot Tubs
'14jan8
Hotel  
Glymur
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Iceland: the original land of ice and fire. Just a short drive from the capital city, Reykjavík, is Hotel Glymur which overlooks the azure waters of the Whale Fjord. The hotel was named after the Glymur waterfall – which is one of the highest in Europe. You can visit it …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Hotel Union Øye - Old School European Elegance
'13jul26
Hotel Union  
Øye
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This Norwegian hotel was opened in 1891 to cater to the crème-de-la-crème of European society. Over the years it hosted Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, King Oscar II, Queen Maud, and King Haakon VII. In 1989 the hotel was restored to its former glory after years …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Øye  Norway  West Europe
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge - Prime Position Next To The Ruins
'13feb15
Machu Picchu  
Sanctuary Lodge
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When Hiram Bingham set out in 1907 to find the lost Inca treasure he could not have expected to find as enormous a jewel as he did. Machu Picchu is the lost city of the Inca built in the 15th Century over 2,300 meters above sea level. Today people come …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort - Grizzly Viewing From A Hot Tub
'13jan22
The Chilko  
Resort
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British Columbia is one of the few temperate wildernesses left on Earth. This lodge is the kind of place that offers ‘Grizzly Bear Viewing Packages’ - awesome! The Lodge has a ‘no mobile phone’ policy and everything is geared towards creating a serene retreat from the insanity of modern life. …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Hakone Ginyu – Elegant Relaxation In A Luxury Ryokan
'13jan7
Hakone  
Ginyu
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This compact luxury inn or “ryokan” is situated in a perfect location with mountains falling like curtains behind small valleys and rivers. The inn has balconies where you can relax and take in the amazing Japanese countryside. There is a nearby train station, so you will easily be able to …
Accommodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
Nayara Alto Atacama - Fortress In The Atacama Desert
'12dec27
Alto Atacama  
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Legend has it that when God was done creating the world, he had a handful of features left - deserts, mountains, and forests. He put them all in his pocket. But his pocket had a hole in it and as he walked across heaven bits of land leftover from making …
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Nature
Old Dungeon Ghyll - 300-Year-Old Hotel
'12oct31
Old Dungeon  
Ghyll
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The Old Dungeon Ghyll is in England’s Lake District, a beautiful area that inspired some of the greatest poetry ever written. Indeed the air still resounds with Coleridge’s blessing: ‘Therefore all seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote   Traditional
Vigilius Hotel – Elite Hosting In The North Italian Alps
'12oct16
Vigilius  
Hotel
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In the grand Dolomites – a mountain range located in the North Italian Alps – there is an award-winning design hotel. Built by architect, Matteo Thun, his idea was to create a luxury eco-hotel that draws inspiration from nature and also blends with its natural surroundings so local woods and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
Fairmont Banff Springs - Mountainside Luxury In Canada
'12sep28
Banff  
Springs
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Unusually for a luxury châteaux hotel out in the countryside, The Fairmont Hotel in Banff Springs was always designed as a hotel and has been housing paying guests since its creation in 1888. Apart from an unfortunate incident in 1926 involving a raging inferno and complete destruction, it has always …
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Banff  Canada  North America
Hotel Salto Chico Explora Patagonia - Remote Andes Mountains Exploration Getaway
'12aug30
Explora  
Patagonia
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The [Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile](https://www.uniqhotels.com/?q=Patagonia) has been continuously habited since Neolithic times. Indeed the nearby caves of Cueva de las Manos are the site of incredible cave paintings, 8000 years old. The first Europeans to arrive there told tales of a race of giants and savage humans. Some …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Explora Atacama - Adventures In The Heart Of A Historic Landscape
'12aug24
Explora  
Atacama
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The Atacama Hotel is a stylish and modern lodge in the heart of a historic landscape. Indeed, the area has great archaeological significance, so all you history lovers make sure you pack your boots and shovels. Nature lovers will want to explore the Licancabur Volcano, dream over desert landscapes, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Aufberg 1113 - Views Of The Kaprun Glacier
'12aug6
Aufberg 1113  
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Two specially commissioned holiday apartments located high in the Austrian Alps where the scented air holds, in its spell, spicy conifer forests and ancient glaciers. Professor of architecture, Andreas Meck used bird’s nests for his inspiration. He placed his design hotel on the edge of a deep valley with views …
Accommodation types: Design   Mountain   Nature
Shakti 360 Leti Kumaon - 8000 Feet High In The Himalayas
'12jul3
Shakti  
360 Leti
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8000 feet in the Himalayas, the Shakti hotel offers authentic experiences of lands unknown on the usual tourist trail. Set on a ridge with stunning views of the Himalayas. Footpaths and villages are draped like a necklace across the foothills and wilderness that stretches out as far as your view …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Kapkot  India  South Asia
Kasbah Du Toubkal - Moroccan Escape In The High Atlas Mountains
'12mar10
Kasbah  
du Toubkal
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The Kasbah du Toubkal was conceived more as a Berber hospitality center than a hotel. It was designed to be eco-friendly and sustainable; 5% of all profits go directly to local villages making education a reality for the young people who live there. Originally, the summer home of a local …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Movie   Traditional
Location: Imlil  Morocco  Africa