Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
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Mustique Island - Tropical Private Island with Luxury Villas
'17jun28
Mustique Island  
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This 1400 acre Caribbean Island is some kind of Olympus of celebrity. A haunt of the famous and privileged… wait a sec, you are going have to give me a minute to transcend my jealousy here,… thanks. Just imagine the most beautiful deserted tropical beach and you get to stay ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Villa
Mahinui Na Lani
'15nov10
Mahinui  
Na Lani
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Expert tree house-builder, Roderick Romero built this wooden appendage to the emerald rainforest of Hawaii’s Big Island. The house is suspended from the trees themselves by garnier limbs designed to support the structure in the trees without harming the trees, you will need to use the ship's ladder to achieve ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Jungle   Tree
Location: Volcano  USA  North America
Sky Hacienda
'14nov11
Sky  
Hacienda
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Sky Hacienda is stationed in front of stunning mountain views courtesy of the Bolivian Andes, an area that many travellers consider the "must see" region in South American. This luxury hotel near the colonial city of Sucre combines amazing modern architecture with distinctive Inca and Spanish influences. The flowing walls ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Sucre  Bolivia  South America
The Dune Eco Village and Spa
'13may15
The Dune  
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*Live in Light* The Dune is a holiday village spread over 35 acres near the Bay of Bengal. Your accommodation can be found in one of the bungalows and villas located between lush trees along 700 meters of private beach. Each structure has been designed to minimize environmental impact by ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Eco   Spa
Old Mac Daddy Trailer Suites
'13mar24
Old Mac Daddy  
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*A creative space for everyone* The Airstream Trailer is a classic design. Its sleek appearance and silver color made it very popular in its 1950s heyday and among modern collectors. This hotel has sourced a bunch of them from America and relocated them to South Africa where they commissioned artists ...
Accomodation types: Trailer
Hoshino Resort Risonare Yatsugatake
'13mar19
Hoshino Resort  
Risonare Yatsugatake
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Let’s say you like skiing. Well, the Yatsugatake Mountains and the Japanese Alps provide some excellent piste. And let’s say you want to experience the neon hive of Tokyo. And let’s presume you hanker after the latest architecture and design. Then you will want to stay here. Risonare is Italian ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Hokuto  Japan  East Asia
Arrebol Patagonia Hotel - Nature hotel with unique features
'13mar4
Arrebol  
Patagonia Hotel
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This hotel blends seamlessly with the forests and lakes of Puerto Varas which is one of South America’s most treasured landscapes. Local wood was used to construct the wooden fences that protect the outer walls. The interior walls are constructed from wooden bricks and other paneling was done by local ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco
Nature Observatorio Manzanillo - New-Style Eco Living
'13feb25
Nature Observatorio  
Manzanillo
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This could be the first structure ever built from the top-down. The two-floor room-and-observation-deck is suspended from a tree using nylon ropes, nylon stripes. Not one screw or nail was used in its construction. Water for the bathroom comes from rainfall and electricity comes from solar panels. Located on the ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Jungle   Tree
Necker Island
'13feb14
Necker  
Island
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Richard Branson’s private island is named after Dutch explorer, Johannes de Necker who “discovered” it in the 17th Century. It remained unihabited until the late 20th Century. In 1965 two British journalists tried to survive as castaways on the island. They lasted three weeks before they driven off the island ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
Hakone Ginyu – Elegant Relaxation
'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 ...
Accomodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
Kasbah Tamadot – Rock the Kasbah
'13jan2
Kasbah  
Tamadot
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Kasbah Tamadot is part of Richard Branson's portfolio of unique retreats. It is a traditional Moroccan castle in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The Kasbah is surrounded by scented gardens, terraces and staircases and maintains traditional glamour. You can stay in the Berber Tent suites which are in the ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Baumhaushotel – Germanic Magic
'12oct17
Baumhaushotel  
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So this is like living in Lord of the Rings except without constant danger from the forces of evil. Here, the only forces that matter are those of your imagination (and your American Express). The location is within a national park on the far eastern side of Germany where there ...
Accomodation types: Hippie   Tree
Aspros Potamos – Traditional Greek living
'12oct8
Aspros  
Potamos
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You won’t wake to the sound of your neighbour’s obnoxious music blasting from their in-room ipod dock here. Nor will you hear anyone talking to their friends on their mobile phones. Because it’s all banned. All the annoyances of the modern world are left behind you so you can yourself ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional
Vat Phou Boat – The river boat hotel
'12sep19
Vat Phou  
Boat
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The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world. It begins in Tibet and flows through six countries all the way to the sea. In section that flows through Laos, barges have long been used on the river as the main source of transportation for traders and travelers ...
Accomodation types: Boat
Location: Pakse  Laos  Southeast Asia
North Island – The Eco Reformation
'12sep12
North Island  
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Staying in a North Island beach hut allows you to take part in a remarkable story of conservation. This island in the Seychelles was once full of coconut trees, people and animals working to supply the industrial coconut industry. But that collapsed in the 1970s and the island was deserted ...
Accomodation types: Island   Luxury   Remote
El Cosmico – An exodus from the world of urgency
'12aug28
El Cosmico  
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A delightful slice of Americana that stays true to the native and Latino peoples that have been a part of life in Texas for centuries; El Cosmico is a rural retreat which features a range of accommodation. Traveling through centuries of human life, let’s start with the simple tent. Their ...
Accomodation types: Trailer
Location: Marfa  USA  North America
Consolacion Hotel
'12aug27
Consolacion  
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This hotel gives you the choice: traditional Spanish Baroque or Japanese-style cubes. The designer was inspired to create the unique ‘Kube’ rooms after reading a philosophical piece called ‘In Praise of Shadows’ by Tanizaki who is one of Japan’s great modern writers. It is a sophisticated space with one glass ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Monroyo  Spain  West Europe
Kirkjubaer Church – authentic Iceland
'12aug17
Kirkjubaer  
Church
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This was once home to lines of tough-faced worshippers from the local fishing village of Stöðvarfjörður. Now it is home to you while you explore Iceland’s volcano-carved east coast. There is plenty of room and the accommodation is warm and welcoming. There is a self-catering kitchen and the choice of ...
Accomodation types: Church   Hostel
Miura Hotel
'12jun20
Miura  
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Hooray! Now we can finally combine Golf and modern art. This hotel might look like a giant coffin on stilts but inside you will find a flourish of top design to delight your eyes. Works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor hang in the private ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Fabriken Furillen – fans of The Killing take note
'12jun12
Fabriken  
Furillen
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A former limestone quarry, this privately owned boutique hotel has been a labor of love for the family that owns it. The idea was to make the structure as simple as possible so as not to detract from the stunning surroundings of Gotland, Sweden’s largest island and home to Visby ...
Accomodation types: Design   Industrial   Island
Location: Larbro  Sweden  West Europe
Timberline Lodge
'12may11
Timberline  
Lodge
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‘Here’s Johnny!’ Well, your concierge actually; make sure you tip him well as you are about to take a room in the gorgeous and ghoulish Timberline Lodge, the location for classic horror film, ‘The Shining’. Joking aside, this incredible structure was built entirely by hand in the 1930s and remains ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Movie
Verana Hotel - Retreat in the lush jungles of Mexico
'12apr3
Verana Hotel  
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The Verana Spa is carved into lush jungle overlooking a beach that sits like a blessing next to the lazy ocean. Designed by Hollywood set designers, your sense of adventure is tingled from the moment the jungle parts to reveal the ‘primitive chic’ spa (you may want to play the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury   Remote
Location: Yelapa  Mexico  North America