Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Rustic Hotels
Hotel Burg Wernberg - 13th Century Bavarian Castle
'18jul17
Hotel Burg  
Wernberg
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The castle-studded landscapes and great road infrastructure make Bavaria the perfect place for castle hunting. But why not take your holiday a step further and actually make one of the castles your home for a couple nights? Hotel Burg Wernberg, located in a 13th century castle and boasting proud 5 …
Accommodation types: Castle
The Henry Hotel Cebu - Quirky Design In The Philippines
'17feb5
The Henry  
Cebu
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The Henry Hotel is a hotel in Cebu City (in the Philippines) and offers quite a unique experience for guests. The motto of this boutique hotel is “like no other,” and it sure lives up to it. Full of personality and charm, The Henry is gaining popularity from local and …
Accommodation types: Design
Hotel Saint Merry - Former Presbytery Turned Into Gothic Heaven
'17jan10
Saint Merry  
Hotel
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Amid a host of chic, modern boutique hotels, the Hotel Saint-Merry stands as a historical testament to the rich heritage of the Marais quarter in Paris. This former presbytery of Saint Merry’s church, or former clergy quarters, was converted into a 12 room hotel that transports you through time to …
Accommodation types: Church
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
G-Rough Rome - Ancient Yet Modern Luxury In The Historic Heart Of Rome
'16jun29
G-Rough  
Rome
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Centrally located and just a three-minute walk from Piazza Navona, one of Rome’s most famous squares, this refined 10-suite hotel is set in a townhouse dating back to the 16th century. Each suite is decorated in a mix of vintage and modern pieces; some suites even have balconies with wonderful …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Rome  Italy  West Europe
The Waterhouse At South Bund - The Love For Visible Concrete In Shanghai
'16jun6
The Waterhouse  
at South Bund
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While the exterior of the Waterhouse lacks shine and sparkle, the interior rooms of this hotel are sleek and modern, decorated in crisp whites and light wood. The industrial exterior of this hotel, located in Shanghai, comes from its former life as a warehouse, dating back to the 1930s. It …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
La Purificadora - Spectacular 19th-Century Factory Upgrade In Puebla
'16jan25
La Purificadora  
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A former 19th-century water purifying factory, Hotel La Purificadora, is located in the historic city of Puebla, Mexico. The retention of many of the building's original elements, including exposed stone walls and stone aqueducts, lends La Purificadora an air of history and authenticity. At the same time, modern influences like …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Puebla  Mexico  North America
Rutundu Log Cabins - Rough-Luxe At Mount Kenya
'15dec23
Rutundu  
Log Cabins
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Rough-Luxe is an aesthetic, an artistic style that involves leaving a purposely unfinished look to an interior. Dark woods and clean unobstructed lines are used to leave a few highlights of the design. Here, on the shores of Lake Rutundu in Kenya, the highlights are undoubtedly the gorgeous views from …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Meru  Kenya  Africa
Follonico - Romantic Tuscan Farmhouse Getaway
'15nov30
Follonico  
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Billed as a “four suite B&B,” the Follonico bears only a loose resemblance to the shabby seaside experience of the usual B&Bs found in Europe. It is run by a husband and wife team and is perfect for a quiet getaway in the Toscana countryside. Breakfast is served reassuringly late …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Monaci delle Terre Nere - Boutique Hotel At The Foothills Of Mount Etna
'15oct15
Monaci delle  
Terre Nere
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You can find the beautiful rural Relais of Monaci Delle Terre Nere at the foothills of the still-active Mount Etna volcano. This boutique hotel has been certified as both bio and eco. Its own organic farm spreads out on 16 hectares, blessed with olive groves, citrus trees, and vineyards. As …
Accommodation types: Wine
Locanda Rosa Rosae - Magical Countryside Inn That Was Formerly A Water Mill
'15sep21
Locanda  
Rosa Rosae
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The Locanda Rosa Rosae is a truly magical place nestled in the Venetian countryside. Surrounded by indescribable natural beauty, this bed and breakfast is a hidden gem waiting to welcome travelers. In a secluded locale between Treviso and Venice, this unique guesthouse is the embodiment of rustic charm. Originally built …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Saugerties Lighthouse - The Maritime History Hotel
'13sep12
Saugerties  
Lighthouse
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Esopus Creek is one of the essential tributes of the Hudson River. When the Europeans began to settle in America, the creek soon became an important trade route for the natives and the newcomers. As the first 200 years of settlement fly-by we see towns and villages springing up along …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Monteverdi Tuscany - Beautiful World Heritage Site
'13aug19
Monteverdi  
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In Tuscany, there is a beautiful villa that has been restored. With only seven rooms, this exclusive hotel has married modern furnishings with the traditional style. The half-ancient wooden beams hold up the ceiling as you sit in front of a 200-year-old fireplace next to a stone wall that was …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional   Wine
Det Hanseatiske Hotel - Historic Norwegian Hotel In Bryggen
'13jul17
Det Hanseatiske  
Hotel
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Situated in a historic trading building – part of the Bryggen world heritage site – the Hanseatiske Hotel is a place where you can step back in time. In its long history the house has been a workplace, residence, warehouse, and restaurant. This 17th Century house has original features preserved …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Bergen  Norway  West Europe
Winterlake Lodge - Traditional Alaskan Log Cabins
'13may21
Winterlake  
Lodge
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Alaska is one of the few frontiers left in the world. Its thick forests are home to moose, bears, and the occasional flinty-eyed huntsman. Your Alaskan lodge is a traditional log cabin built in the old bushman style. The furniture is all hand-carved and made locally. The five cabins are …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
Location: Anchorage  USA  North America
Castle Cottage Treehouse - Unique B&B In Rural Sussex
'13jan21
Castle Cottage  
Treehouse
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The Tree House is part of the Castle Cottage B&B - a Strawberry Hill gothic mansion surrounded by rich woodland and dainty gardens set in rural West Sussex, England. The Tree House is actually built into a proud chestnut tree with thick branches that snake through the bedroom, traveling through …
Accommodation types: Treehouse
Les Folies de la Serve – Sizzling Gypsy Caravans
'12oct15
Les Folies  
de la Serve
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Deep in the rolling hilled wine regions of France, you can find a selection of beautifully restored traditional Gypsy Caravans. These are available for hire and are decorated in four different styles reflecting all kinds of Gypsy Heritage. You can be transported into a lifestyle that hasn’t changed for centuries …
Accommodation types: Gypsy   Traditional   Trailer
Location: Ouroux  France  West Europe