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
Post Ranch Inn – True Grit And Beautiful Scenery
'13mar30
Post Ranch  
Inn
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Set in the blisteringly beautiful hills, planes and beaches of Big Sur in California, The Post Ranch Inn has long been part of the local area. In the early 20th Century explorer William Brainard Post was one of the first settlers in the area which was still largely uninhabited, he ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury   Nature
Location: Big Sur  USA  North America
Loisaba - African soul and nature
'13mar8
Loisaba  
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The untamed bush and lands here are protected but with none of the rules and fences that normally come with game reserves in Africa. You, like the animals, are free to go and do whatever you like and there is a lot on offer. Set in miles and miles of ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature
Location: Nanyuki  Kenya  Africa
Hotel Ukraina Aka Radisson Royal Moscow - Soviet Renaissance And Grandeur
'13feb20
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Ukraina
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This stunning hotel was built in 1952 as part of the ‘Soviet Skyscraper’ project. The foundation stones were laid in 1947 to mark the 800th anniversary of Moscow and celebrate the USSR victory in World War Two. Though completed after his death, this building and its sisters are seen as ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Soviet
Location: Moscow  Russia  East Europe
Xinalani Retreat
'13feb8
Xinalani  
Retreat
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It is in the union of body, mind and breath that you will find true balance As an Englishman looking out on the continuous grey rain of his country, the thought of a yoga retreat in sunny Mexico with spare hours spent on the beach next to the humming jungle ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Nature   Remote
Alto Atacama
'12dec27
Alto Atacama  
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Legend has it that when God was done creating the world, he had a handful of features left - deserts, mountains and forests. He put them all in his pocket. But his pocket had a hole in it and as he walked across heaven bits of land leftover from making ...
Accomodation types: Desert   Luxury   Nature
Winvian – True American Legends
'12dec20
Winvian  
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Stay in a cottage in a 113 acre holiday resort where serenity and natural environments pervade. It is right next to 4000 acres of forest which you can explore during your generous allocations of leisure time. Each cottage is themed. Choose to stay in the fairy-tale “Treehouse” or the “Music ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Treehouse
Location: Morris  USA  North America
Q Station – Go to Quarantine and get infected with a Love of History
'12dec12
Q Station  
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After pulling-off the typical European trick of killing thousands of native people with infectious diseases, early settlers in Australia set up a quarantine station in Sydney. The Q –Station housed all new immigrants to Australia for 40 days and functioned from 1830-1984. Much of the area and buildings have been ...
Accomodation types: Ghost   Industrial
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania
Amanzo'e
'12dec3
Amanzo'e  
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Next level luxury resort on the Aegean Coast in Greece where you stay in a pavilion or villa located near a central Parthian-style building, a marble palace full of spa treatments, fine dining and a private art gallery. Or take a bike, a walk, a drive down to the resort’s ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Kranidi  Greece  East Europe
The Hoopoe Yurt Hotel – Traditional Nomadic Living
'12nov21
The Hoopoe  
Yurt Hotel
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Well known to discerning free spirits, the Yurt is the traditional accommodation of the native peoples of Afghanistan and Mongolia. They are canvass constructions with wooden floors and colored lattice wooden supports. Inside it is a cozy and intimate experience. Opening the painted wooden door directly into the stunning scenery ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Nature   Yurt
Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof – Ba-roque the Party!
'12nov20
Sandton Grand Hotel  
Reylof
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Built in 1724 during the Baroque period of European art, this historic town house is decorated in ostentatious red and gold, thick gilded plaster and heavy marbling. It has been well cared for in the intervening centuries and was last renovated in the 1990s. It is part of a string ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Gent  Belgium  West Europe
Heritance Tea Factory - Sri Lankan Tea Plantation Hotel
'12nov12
Heritance  
Tea Factory
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There are two things you need for a kicking tea factory in Sri-Lanka: one, elevation, over 2,000 feet is good, and two, lots of floors so the sorting, weighing and drying process can be done quickly so the tea retains its distinctive flavor. And then, when the time comes to ...
Accomodation types: Industrial   Nature   Remote
Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa
'12oct29
Anantara  
Golden Triangle
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Set on the mighty Mekong River in the hills of Thailand, you can see Myanmar and Laos from your balcony laying on your day bed. The incredible Golden Triangle location is steeped in history and natural beauty. There are landscaped gardens and your room features oversized terrazzo bathtubs, Thai textiles, ...
Accomodation types: Animal   Luxury   Nature
Canopy Village – Treehouse swinging life
'12oct23
Canopy  
Village
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The Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve is located right beside the entrance of the Chilean Patagonia and in the centre of the Temperate Humid Forest in the south of Chile. This private project is located along the shores of Pirihueico Lake, near Panguipulli, and is around 60,000 hectares (144,000 acres) of land. ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Treehouse
Location: Neltume  Chile  South America
The Hotel Baobab – jungle times for fun people
'12oct18
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Baobab
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The Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve is 232 square miles of Chilean Rainforest. It was originally part of the Chilean state forestry commission, administered by the Pinochet regime. In the 1980s progressive economical thinkers known as the ‘Chicago Boys’ encouraged the state to sell off these assets, the Huilo Huilo reserve ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Treehouse
Location: Neltume  Chile  South America
Hotel Palacio Estoril
'12oct12
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
Le Sirenuse Hotel – Glamour With Nice Curtains
'12oct5
Sirenuse  
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This 18th Century villa is still privately owned by the Sersale family who opened their summer house as a hotel in 1951. It was just about the time the Positano region of Italy was growing as a tourist destination thanks, in no small part, to John Steinbeck remarking in an ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Villa
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
Home Hotel Buenos Aires – make yourself at home
'12sep21
Home Hotel  
Buenos Aires
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This boutique hotel is designed to make you feel like you are at home; or at least the guest of someone with exquisite taste and a lot of money. The furniture is vintage Swedish, the views are of the peaceful garden and there are MP3 players and individually controlled air ...
Accomodation types: Design
Montana Magica Lodge – Tall Tales In The Jungle
'12sep18
Montana Magica  
Lodge
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Eschew Disney Land’s magical pretensions and come to Huilo Huilo Montaña Mágica Lodge for a truly magical experience. The magic should be plain to anyone who sees its main building. A gigantic man-made volcano that spews spa waters over its rocky sides instead of lava. Windows peak from the sides ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Treehouse
Location: Neltume  Chile  South America
Southern Ocean Lodge – wild nature, wild times
'12sep11
Southern Ocean  
Lodge
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The Southern Ocean Lodge is located on Kangaroo Island which is mostly a huge nature reserve. You will certainly be inspired by the sun-baked limestone cliffs, crashing waves and unfettered wildlife. Sea Lions, Koalas and Ospreys are a common site here. Your room is contemporary and design-lead featuring specially commissioned ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Nature   Remote
Location: Kingscote  Australia  Oceania
The G Hotel – Arty and hip to the touch
'12sep10
The G Hotel  
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No, the G here doesn’t stand for ‘Gangsta’ although they may serve Crystal Champagne. Interiors by Philip Treacy OBE (he was the guy who designed the Internet’s favorite hat – the one worn by Princess Beatrice’s at the royal wedding). This top designer used an eclectic style palate drawing from ...
Accomodation types: Design
Location: Galway  Ireland  West Europe
Masseria Torre Coccaro – King of the Castle
'12sep7
Masseria  
Torre Coccaro
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When arriving at Masseria Torre Coccaro, you will see ancient olive groves where connoisseur olive oil is pressed, a wave-lapped Adriatic shore where a private yacht is moored and a restored farmhouse where you will be staying. The farmhouse is hundreds of years old and is more fortress than house. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Spa
Location: Fasano  Italy  West Europe
Michelberger Hotel – Bed and breakfast for heroic hipsters
'12sep6
Michelberger  
Hotel
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This hotel was first conceived as a place for a group of friends to live together. Then they decided to make it into a hotel where everything is made by the darlings of Berlin’s burgeoning art scene. So expect the unexpected. The hotel rule book has been cut up and ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe