Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Royal Hotels
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
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Pera Palace  
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*Historic Hotel of the Old Elite* The historic Pera Palace Hotel held its opening ball in 1895. Its clientele often arrived on the Orient Express train and, over the years, the hotel hosted such luminaries as Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo. Recently, it has undergone a full ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Hotel Union Øye
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Hotel Union  
Øye
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*Old School European Elegance* This Norwegian hotel was opened in 1891 to cater for 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 ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Øye  Norway  West Europe
The Blue Train - The most luxurious train
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The Blue  
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The multi-award winning Blue Train is a luxury train which takes you from Pretoria to Cape Town through Africa’s most delicious scenery. The journey is a long one, 27 hours, but it will feel way too short to you encapsulated as you are in a suite that is as luxurious ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Moving   Train
Kasbah Tamadot – Rock the Kasbah
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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
Thorngrove Manor Hotel – Happily Ever After
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Thorngrove  
Manor
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This five star getaway is riddled with charm and baroque flourishes. It’s the attention to detail that makes the difference: amazing plaster flourishes, rare 19th Century porcelain and tapestries decorate your room. All the furniture is antique or made by traditional artisans - the four poster beds are hand carved ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fairytale   Luxury
Location: Stirling  Australia  Oceania
Hotel Palacio Estoril
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Hotel Palacio  
Estoril
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It’s 1930 in Portugal’s Estoril Coast, popular with the rich and famous. A new grand hotel has just been opened. It will become home to Europe’s jetsetters for the next hundred years. Yes, even today it has a dedicated ‘Royal Wing’ for when their most aristocratic guests turn up for ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Movie
Sintra Castle Hotel - Tivoli Palácio de Seteais
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Sintra  
Castle Hotel
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‘I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world’. Not my words but the words of Lord Byron, one of the world’s my dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Sintra  Portugal  West Europe
Chateau St Philippe
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Chateau  
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Chateau St. Philippe is the ideal place to enjoy the quintessential French lifestyle. Explore local bakeries, cheese shops, and open-air markets that typify French living. Excellent shopping and restaurant opportunities can be found in the surrounding towns and villages. Take in the spectacular views of the Alps, Mt. Blanc and ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Traditional   Wine