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
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 coloured 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
'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 flavour. 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   Tree
Location: Neltume  Chile  South America
The Hotel Baobab – jungle times for fun people
'12oct18
Hotel  
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   Tree
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 a ...
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 which spews spa waters over its rocky sides instead of lava. Windows peak from the sides ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Tree
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
Six Senses Zighy Bay – Everything you could ever want in paradise
'12sep3
Six Senses  
Zighy Bay
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Six Senses have a commitment to the SLOW LIFE (sustainable, local, organic, wellness – learning, inspiring, fun, experiences). This resort is designed around a traditional village structure. So you can walk from your luxury villa to a central plaza, perhaps to meet friends, maybe to eat and drink among the ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Zighy Bay  Oman  Middle East
El Silencio Lodge
'12aug22
El Silencio  
Lodge
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‘El Silencio Lodge & Spa is the friendliest, most soul-soothing sanctuary where Costa Rica’s visitors can fully attune to a natural state of bliss’ says owner Karin Zurcher. Her brother, Ronald happens to be one of Costa Rica’s most prominent architects and he built the hotel using wood, bamboo and ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Jungle   Nature
Huvafen Fushi
'12aug16
Huvafen  
Fushi
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The Maldives are a sprinkle of islands surrounded by the vast Indian Ocean; a place of otherworldly beauty. And, set in its own private lagoon, is Huvafen Fushi; a hotel popular with Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie. When you arrive, the hotel manager greets you by asking ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury   Underwater
Sintra Castle Hotel - Tivoli Palácio de Seteais
'12aug13
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 Mcely
'12aug1
Chateau  
Mcely
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This baroque chateau was built in the in the 17th Century. Originally intended as a hunting lodge, the chateau became the country residence of a succession of aristocratic families. The house hosted great ballets and balls until the communists took over in the 1940s and pooped the party. The chateau ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Eco
Cavo Tagoo
'12jul31
Cavo Tagoo  
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‘You do not find yourself. You create yourself’ is the optimistic philosophy of this hotel. Owner and award winning architect, Paris Laikos wanted to create a blank canvass for his guests. So they would have the freedom to create their own experience. When he started the hotel, his canvass was ...
Accomodation types: Beach   Luxury
Location: Mikonos  Greece  East Europe
Nordic Light Hotel
'12jul29
Nordic Light  
Hotel
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Famous for its ‘mood rooms’ – this is Stockholm’s foremost design hotel. Its rooms are fitted with lighting designed to inspire moods and create atmospheres – like lighting a candle and dimming the lights - only more awesome. You can choose ‘relaxing blue’, ‘refreshing green’ or ‘pulsing red’ and adjust ...
Accomodation types: Design   Eco
Museum Hotel Cappadocia
'12jul26
Museum Hotel   
Cappadocia
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The ages have been kind to Cappadocia (Hittite for ‘land of beautiful horses’). Because of the particular mineral composition in the rock, mountains have been eroded into monoliths, valleys and chimneys. People have lived there, amongst the caves and crannies, ever since mammoth skins were the latest must-have fashion accessory. ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Luxury
Location: Uchisar  Turkey  Middle East