Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Spa Hotels
Steam Hotel  
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Sweden's fifth largest and one of the oldest towns is home to the Steam Hotel. Västerås, with its funky diaereses (marks placed over vowels), is not on the list of the most typical tourist destinations, but that may very well change in the near future. The city has the largest …
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Vasteras  Sweden  West Europe
TreeHouse  
Villas
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The picturesque tropical island, Ko Yao Noi, sits in the Andaman Sea, halfway between Phuket and Krabi. It's famous for its white sandy shores, mangrove trees, rubber plantations, and cute little fishing villages dotted with long-tail boats. The spectacular TreeHouse Villas is a beachfront resort surrounded by a lush jungle …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Nature
Hotel Chalet  
Mirabell
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The South Tyrolean, family-run Hotel Chalet Mirabell offers alpine luxury above the picturesque town of Merano. The charming Italian location is famous for its spas and art nouveau buildings. The hotel's 64,600 ft² (6,000 m²) SPA & Relax zone features the longest heated natural swimming pond in South Tyrol. But …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Avelengo  Italy  West Europe
Park Hotel  
Vitznau
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The Park Hotel Vitznau has an impressive setting between the Vierwaldstätter See and the Rigi mountain range with direct private lake access. The traditional house reopened after it underwent an extensive renovation in 2013. The more than 100-year-old foundation walls now form the framework for a suite hotel in the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Axis  
Viana
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If you’re a design freak, you will love every bit of Axis Viana Hotel. The unique and elegant shape of the building is just the beginning of an aesthetic feast. Minimalism rules here from start to finish, and you will find that all interiors are sleek, modern, and consistent. The …
Accommodation types: Design
Capsule Inn  
Osaka
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The first capsule hotel in the world, Capsule Inn Osaka (New Japan Umeda), opened in 1979 and has been enticing guests ever since. But, sorry ladies, this accommodation is for men-only. While many modern capsule hotels are co-ed, the original Capsule Inn Osaka – located in Japan – was intended …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
NH Milano  
Palazzo Moscova
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This neoclassical railway station was opened in 1840 and with trains running from Milan to Monza, the second oldest route in Italy. Today, it has been redesigned into a hotel by a top brand hotel brand, NH. When these fashionistas designed the rooms, they were thinking more of dreams than …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Ventana  
Big Sur
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Spread out on 243 acres of pristine land in California's most beautiful corner, Ventana Big Sur resort is encircled by the Post Creek. The dramatic Pacific coastline and forested redwood mountains set the tone of this epic place. The resort has been around since the 1970s, but after the famed …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Faena  
Miami
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Miami Beach is like a tropical island, but with Whole Foods on every corner. It was cleared of mangroves in the 19th century to make way for coconut farms, but property developers quickly realized the potential and incorporated it into a city. Ever since, Miami Beach has been a trendsetter …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Northern Light  
Inn
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The Northern Light Inn is not just a romantic name. You have a pretty good chance of spotting the Aurora dance right from this Icelandic hotel from August to April. They even have a designated viewing platform for this purpose, aptly called a Galaxy Balcony, where you can enjoy an …
Accommodation types: Nature
Hotellerie De  
Mascognaz
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No, you haven’t dropped into an illustration of a fairytale... This is real life! This is the Hotellerie de Mascognaz, located in Champoluc, Italy. Book one of the seven chalets and live in a dream-like setting for a few days, or perhaps a few weeks if your wallet doesn’t mind! …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Location: Champoluc  Italy  West Europe
Vana  
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Recharge, refresh, and relieve all your stresses at the Vana retreat in Dehradun, India. If you’re looking for a lavish hotel with tons of activities, restaurants, and entertainment to enjoy, this may not be the best choice for you. Rather, Vana is meant for those who wish to truly disconnect …
Accommodation types: Concept   Spa
Location: Dehradun  India  South Asia
Borgo Egnazia  
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Located in Puglia, Italy, this place is simply gorgeous. Divided into three "sections", Borgo Egnazia looks more like a small village than a hotel; “La Corte” is the main building, and then there’s the “Borgo” (the Village) and 28 outlying villas, which each include a private pool of their own. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
RAAS  
Jodhpur
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After staying at the RAAS Jodhpur, you may think RAAS stands for “Really Amazing Accommodations - Seriously!” after staying at the RAAS Jodhpur. Located in the northeastern quarter of India’s famous “Blue City”, the RAAS Jodhpur is a true treasure for all who stay. With 40 rooms and suites, guests …
Accommodation types: Fort   Heritage   Luxury
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
Nandini Jungle  
Resort & Spa
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An architectural resemblance of a traditional Balinese village tucked away in the rainforest in the proximity of the Payangan village in Ubud, Bali. Just after you thought you had seen the most eye-watering hotels in Bali, Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa sets your expectations on a higher level. The sheer …
Accommodation types: Jungle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Payangan  Indonesia  Oceania
The Chedi Al Bait  
Sharjah
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Sharjah has a new surprise within Emirate’s largest historical preservation project. The most luxurious new hotel in UAE is The Chedi Al Bait Sharjah Resort. Several historic manor houses have been converted into a 5-star luxury resort with 53 rooms and unparalleled hospitality. As part of the project, Souq Al …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Tierra  
Patagonia
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Located in Chile, Tierra Patagonia is a uniquely designed hotel found where the South American pampa meets Lake Sarmiento. Each of the 40 rooms has stunning views of the snowcapped mountains in Torres del Paine National Park, an extremely popular hiking destination. Rooms are decorated in natural tones with hand-crafted …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Bergaliv  
Loft House
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Are you after some 'lagom' in your life? Lagom is a Swedish notion of life equilibrium or, in other words, having “not too much, not too little”. Bergaliv Landscape Hotel captures this sentiment perfectly. The simple wooden construction is just enough to make you cozy and comfortable without distracting you …
Accommodation types: Nature   Treehouse
Location: Vallsta  Sweden  West Europe
Glendoria  
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Do you want to get away from everything and everyone? Then, you have a pretty good chance at Glendoria Hotel, hidden away in the forests and meadows of the Masurian Lake District in Poland. Glendoria offers a combination of conventional hotel rooms housed in a 1930s building and glamping in …
Accommodation types: Farm Stay   Nature   Spa   Tent
Location: Ględy  Poland  East Europe
Backstage Hotel  
Zermatt
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Located in the mountains of Switzerland, the Backstage Hotel in Zermatt is a beautifully designed luxury option for those looking for the ultimate getaway. Every piece of furniture in this hotel is made by hand in the studio of the artist, architect, and designer Heinz Julen. With walnut, chrome, and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain