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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Nira Alpina  
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Located in the small village of Silvaplana-Surlej, Switzerland, Nira Alpina is a modern ski resort that will leave you wanting for nothing! This resort provides true ski-in, ski-out access – meaning, you can actually ski to and from the resort itself. In fact, the resort prides itself on the fact …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Adler  
Lodge Alpe
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Are you an expert skier looking for an exclusive ski resort? Have you imagined soaring through the snow with backdrops of a stunning alpine meadow? Prefer to stay in, soak in the pool and drink some cioccolata calda? No matter your preference, Adler Lodge, located in Italy’s Alpe di Siusi, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Spa
Lime Wood  
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You may forget you’re just an hour and a half drive from London in this cozy upscale hotel set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Lime Wood is the perfect secluded escape if you’re looking to get out of the city’s hustle and bustle for a bit. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
ArkaBarka  
Floating Hostel
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This hostel rocks, literally. Arkabarka (is that not the most fun name to say?) is a boat hostel in Belgrade, Serbia, at the river Danube. This contemporary wooden building is situated in one of the most beautiful central parks of Belgrade. Though it’s a hostel, there are definitely options for …
Accommodation types: Floating   Hostel
Location: Belgrade  Serbia  East Europe
Falkensteiner  
Schlosshotel
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Located in Austria, this posh, lakefront hotel offers lavish rooms and is just a five-minute walk from the shore of Lake Wörthersee. Schlosshotel Velden is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and includes an award-winning spa, an indoor pool, and a lovely garden with an outdoor pool. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Hotel Gino  
Wellness Rabath
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Located in Georgia (the country, not the state), this hotel is a spectacular, historic place to stay. This is the only hotel in the Caucasus region placed inside the walls of the historic fortress Rabath. In the historic center of Akhaltsikhe, right inside the Rabati Fortress, this hotel features a …
Accommodation types: Castle   Spa
Porta Fira  
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Striking red and standing nearly 375 feet tall (114 meters), the Porta Fira Hotel is an award-winning skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain. Designed by renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito, the hotel impresses with a unique curved structure and even won the Emporis Skyscraper Award. Urban rooms offer a sleek design with …
Accommodation types: Skyscraper
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
25Hours  
Bikini Hotel
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With a 360° rooftop terrace overlooking the Berlin Zoo, this trendy German hotel designed by Werner Aisslinger is a neat option for travelers with a sense of adventure and whimsy. While the name implies a bikini-clad dress code, rumor has it that the moniker actually comes from the third floor …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Auchrannie  
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With 84 guest rooms and an affiliation with the Green Tourism Business Scheme, Auchrannie is a getaway found in the village of Brodick on the Isle of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland. This family-owned resort offers two four-star hotels, a traditional House Hotel, Spa Resort, and thirty 5-star …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Heron Live  
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Located in the historic Malopolska region of Poland, known as “Little Poland,” Hotel Heron Sienna is built on eighteenth-century lands surrounded by lush natural forests and lakes. The hotel sits right near Lake Roznowskie, where guests can enjoy various watersport activities, from sailing to boat racing. Nearby attractions also include …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
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Copernicus
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Hotel Copernicus, located in Old Town Krakow, stands apart as a monument to the Renaissance architecture and dignitaries that have slept within its walls. Once home to cathedral canons, several well-known guests including Nicolas Copernicus, European royalty, and American presidents have added to the hotel’s rich history. As a testament …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Kraków  Poland  East Europe
Capsule Hotel  
Rumor Plaza
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Japan is known for its eccentricities and unique innovations. One such innovation is their use of limited space as seen in the Capsule Hotel Rumor Plaza. It is a male-only hotel with a communal sauna as well as a shared bathroom, lounge, smoking area, and dining area. Rather than booking …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Kyoto  Japan  East Asia
Tasigo  
Eskisehir
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Eskişehir is one of the most modern cities in all of Anatolia and is home to the magnificent Tasigo Bademlik Termal. The hotel boasts an impressive 164 spacious, well-lit, and magnificently decorated rooms and suites. During your stay at the Bademlik Termal, you can get away from children and indulge …
Accommodation types: Spa
Inntel  
Zaandam
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This incredible-looking hotel is twelve stories high and looks as if a giant has taken a number of the green-painted cottages typical of the Zaan region and mashed them together. One blue house stands out in the mix – it is a reference to Monet’s painting “The Blue House” completed …
Accommodation types: Design   Fairytale
Farris  
Bad
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The largest spa in Northern Europe is located on Larvik beach in Norway. Each room is individually designed using the finest locally sourced rock and wood. The windows and mirrors reflect the stark beauty of the surroundings all around your room. There are conferencing facilities to suit every need, from …
Accommodation types: Spa
Location: Larvik  Norway  West Europe
25hours Hotel  
Hamburg HafenCity
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This hotel is brand new and chic as hell. It is part of the 25 Hours chain of design hotels. Its location is in an area of Hamburg called HafenCity which has recently been restored and made into a haven for the leisure pirates of Europe. The versatile rooms have …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
Location: Hamburg  Germany  West Europe
Snow Village  
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Palaces of ice have long been a mainstay of story and myth in European culture. From the frost giants of Norse mythology through Hans Christian Andersen’s classic recounting of the “The Snow Queen” to modern-day America with its legend of Superman living in a huge ice-palace known as the “fortress …
Accommodation types: Ice
Mainport  
by Inntel Hotels
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“Rotterdam is anywhere alone” sang The Beautiful South in the 1990s. God knows what they were on about. But one place in Rotterdam that certainly isn’t just anywhere is the Mainport by Inntel Hotels. The black glass and metal exterior make a statement from the outset. Your room has some …
Accommodation types: Design   Spa
Ooops  
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At first glance, it looks like this hotel is a victim of flooding – half submerged in Lake Mälaren. The foundations, driven into the lake bed, have been made to look as if they are the ground floor of a house, creating a cunning illusion. You are delivered to this …
Accommodation types: Island
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
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Habita
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This hotel is so cool it looks like an ice cube. See it appear to float around the husk of an old apartment block. Completely rejuvenated now, of course. It looks this way because it is wrapped in frosted glass and, at night, it glows like a lantern. Inside, the …
Accommodation types: Design