Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Panorama Hotels
Rosewood San Miguel  
de Allende
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This 67-room resort, in thrall to courtyards, cloisters, and luxuriant gardens, has the vibe of an old Spanish colonial mansion, even though it was entirely constructed in recent years. It has a spacious spa with seven treatment rooms, a rooftop lounge, and tapas bar, and two swimming pools. The resort …
Accommodation types: Luxury
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
Ladera  
Resort
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This award-winning resort is hidden away in a tropical cleft between two Piton mountains in St Lucia. The views are so good they spawned the resort’s catchphrase, “a view with a room.” Each one of the suites and villas is designed to be open to the fresh air, night sky, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Bertol  
Hut
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Run by the Neuchâtel Swiss Alpine Club and located 3311 meters above sea level the Bertol Hut clings to a rocky outcrop in the higher reaches of the Swiss Alps. It was build in Geneva and reassembled on the mountain between 1896 and 1898. In 1976 it was rebuilt completely …
Accommodation types: Mountain
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
Mönchsjoch  
Hut
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Arriving at Jungfraujoch station there is a sign proclaiming this to be the “Top of Europe”. Operators, Jungfraubahn put the sign there being proud of the fact their railway includes the highest mainline station in Europe. Trains pull through a tunnel somehow carved out of the solid rock and arrive …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Lindos Blu  
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This hotel commands a view of the Aegean Sea built, as it is, onto a rocky hillside on Rhodes. The architecture takes inspiration from the traditional buildings of the island, mixes a little minimalism, and lets in a sweet breeze. Nearby is the village of Lindos where the sound of …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Líndos  Greece  East Europe
Berggasthaus  
Aescher
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This guesthouse was built 170 years ago by farmers who needed a place to hang out so their goats could graze. This seems like an achievement on par with the pyramids. I mean, how do you drag that much timber up a mountain and then build it into a mountain …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature
EPIC  
Miami
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This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to the sea or explore the Miami waterways. The rooms are …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America
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Arctic
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How far north can you go without staying a tent, getting lost, and resorting to cannibalism? Well, try the Hotel Arctic. It is the world’s northernmost four-star hotel (which begs the question as to what a two-star Arctic Hotel would be like) and is popular among people who like their …
Accommodation types: Igloo   Nature
Trump Hotel  
Chicago
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Located in the 92-story glass skyscraper in Chicago’s famous skyline, Donald Trump, in typically bombastic style, opened this hotel while it was still being built. Now it is completed, when you stay here you will be a short walk away from several Chicago landmarks such as Marina City and Tribune …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Chicago  USA  North America
Kenoa  
Resort
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This hotel is located on a forgotten part of Brazil’s coastline - between a white sand beach and an environmental sanctuary. Architect, Osvaldo Tenorio, said he was inspired by nature’s “primitive forms and calming essences”. The hotel does not have hundreds of rooms – just 23 villas and suites so …
Accommodation types: Beach   Remote   Spa
SwissTubes  
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SwissTubes and the attached campsite are located on the shores of Lake Thun surrounded by snow-capped mountains. A nearby nature reserve will convince you that all those writers and philosophers who came to this location over the centuries were right – it really is a place of inspiration. The tubes …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel   Nature
Rome  
Cavalieri
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The Rome Cavalieri is a super-luxurious hotel that boasts 15 acres of unique garden to explore. There are lots of activities for you to try. Celebrate ritualized murder with a gladiator training session! Design a diamond-encrusted cashmere sweater for your dog! Clear your chakras out with a precious stone massage! …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
Verana Hotel  
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The Verana Spa is carved into the 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 …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Remote
Location: Yelapa  Mexico  North America