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Kimpton EPIC Hotel - Curvy Tower In The in Miami Marina
'14mar24
EPIC  
Miami
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This hotel is located in a skyscraper of curving glass that seems to undulate in the year-round Miami sunshine. Located dockside in Miami Marina, the hotel offers direct access for boats and moorage. You can take day trips out to the sea or explore the Miami waterways. The rooms are …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Miami  USA  North America
The Yeatman Hotel - An Oasis Of Calm And Wellbeing In Portugal
'14feb5
The Yeatman  
Hotel
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This hotel overlooks the Douro River in the World Heritage city of Porto. Enjoy the extensive grounds and sweeping views of the historic city center from your room’s private terrace… perhaps while enjoying a glass of wine or famous Port. Indeed, the restaurant is famed for food and wine pairing …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Wine
Riad Laaroussa - Your Moroccan Private Spa Palace
'14feb3
Riad  
Laaroussa
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This 17th-century palace is located in Medina of Fez and is a prime spot for indulgence and exploration. Medina of Fez is the largest contiguous car-free urban zone in the world and has been occupied since 859AD. Its rich heritage has lead it to be called the “Athens of Africa”. …
Accommodation types: Palace   Traditional
Location: Fes  Morocco  Africa
Hotel Caruso - A Perfect Mediterranean Palace On The Amalfi Coast
'14jan24
Hotel Caruso  
Amalfi Coast
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This original 11th Century palace became the "Pensione Belvedere" hotel in 1893 and, over the years, attracted luminaries such as Jackie Onassis and Virginia Wolf. Currently managed by the luxury hotel group, Belmond, the palace’s present incarnation boasts a cliff-hugging infinity pool that allows you to swim in the fresh …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Ravello  Italy  West Europe
Il San Pietro di Positano - Room With One Of The Best Views In The World
'13dec10
Il San Pietro  
di Positano
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This hotel is hewn out of the very living rock on the Amalfi coastline. Want to go to the beach? Then take the lift through the rock to the sand below. Your vine-hugged balcony has some of the finest views you will ever see - from the sea to Positano. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Arctic - Greenland’s Luxury Hotel
'13nov26
Hotel  
Arctic
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How far north can you go without staying a tent, getting lost, and resorting to cannibalism? Well, try the Hotel Arctic. It is the world’s northernmost four-star hotel (which begs the question as to what a two-star Arctic Hotel would be like) and is popular among people who like their …
Accommodation types: Igloo   Nature
Mandarin Oriental San Francisco - Eastern-Influenced San Francisco
'13nov25
Mandarin Oriental  
San Francisco
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This hotel occupies the top 11 floors of the 48-floor 345 California Center building. The twin towers of the building are 45-degree angles relative to the rest of the building which makes for a dazzling – if trippy - stay. The vibe is distinctly oriental, borrowing themes from the best …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Lanchid 19 Design Hotel - Glass Design Hotel With A Medieval Water Tower In Budapest
'13oct27
Lanchid 19  
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Budapest’s only design hotel, the Lánchíd, opened in 2007 and has received numerous awards since, including three architectural awards, and it is frequently named in traveler journalist’s lists of top 50 hotels. Its location is right in the heart of Budapest, in an area where all the main sites and …
Accommodation types: Design
Four Seasons Sydney - Splendid Views Of The Opera House
'13sep30
Four Seasons  
Sydney
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Located in downtown Sydney near to the famous Rocks area with views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; like a boomerang, you will want to return again and again. The hotel nearly occupies the exact spot where Captain Arthur Phillip first stepped onto the shore to establish Australia’s …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania
One&Only Resort Cape Town - Super Luxury In The Folds Of Table Mountain
'13sep11
One&Only  
Cape Town
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Located in a prime position in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront this hotel has an amazing view of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most iconic landmark. It straddles a number of canals and two artificial islands - one has an infinity pool (exclusively for guests), and the other is where …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
The Savoy Hotel London - One Of The Most Famous Hotels In The World
'13sep4
The  
Savoy
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A name synonymous with glamour and prestige, The Savoy stands on the banks of the River Thames in one of London’s best addresses. From there, you can see the famous skyline. The best of London is within walking distance… the theatre district, the art galleries, the opera, the famous clubs, …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: London  England  West Europe
Antik Zeytin Hotel & Art - Sea Breeze And Olives In The Aegean Region
'13jul24
Antik Zeytin  
Hotel
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This hotel loves nature. They like to make olive oil from their own trees - in fact; you can get involved and learn the ancient art of extracting the rejuvenating and delicious oil yourself. Then you can bake your own bread using the special herbs that grow nearby and learn …
Accommodation types: Art   Eco-Friendly   Nature
Location: Bodrum  Turkey  Middle East
Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao - The Highest Glass-Bottomed Swimming Pool In The World
'13jul15
Holiday Inn  
Shanghai
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Shanghai is the center of commerce for Asia. It is rapidly expanding like China’s economy and is home to a staggering 21 million people. It is home to many architectural oddities and unique buildings but this is the only 24-story swimming pool with a glass-bottom I have ever seen. The …
Accommodation types: Skyscraper
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
La Crete Fort - Sea Shanties And Adventures
'13may20
La Crête  
Fort
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Built in the 19th Century to stop Napoleon invading England, La Crete Fort still ended up with a French name - which is sort of ironic if you think about it. When the Nazis captured Jersey in World War 2 they naturally used the large fortification for their own military …
Accommodation types: Castle   Fort   Nature
The Dune House - Unique Design For Hire
'13apr3
The Dune  
House
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Commissioned by a leading company, Living Architecture, this house was designed to reflect the traditional architecture of the area by locating each bedroom within its own gable. A feature picked up by top Norwegian architects, JVA. The roof is made from a reflective alloy to capture the seasons as they …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge - Prime Position Next To The Ruins
'13feb15
Machu Picchu  
Sanctuary Lodge
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When Hiram Bingham set out in 1907 to find the lost Inca treasure he could not have expected to find as enormous a jewel as he did. Machu Picchu is the lost city of the Inca built in the 15th Century over 2,300 meters above sea level. Today people come …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
East Brother Light Station - Historical Lighthouse On A Mini Private Island
'13feb13
East Brother  
Light Station
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By 1874 it became clear that a lighthouse was needed to mark the entrance to San Francisco Bay. The US government, unable to find a suitable location for the lighthouse, took over East Brother Island. Using dynamite to level the island, they built a lighthouse that remains there to this …
Accommodation types: Island   Lighthouse
Location: Richmond  USA  North America
Old Dungeon Ghyll - 300-Year-Old Hotel
'12oct31
Old Dungeon  
Ghyll
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The Old Dungeon Ghyll is in England’s Lake District, a beautiful area that inspired some of the greatest poetry ever written. Indeed the air still resounds with Coleridge’s blessing: ‘Therefore all seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote   Traditional
Consolacion Hotel - Traditional Spanish Baroque Or Japanese-Style Cubes
'12aug27
Consolacion  
Hotel
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This hotel gives you the choice: traditional Spanish Baroque or Japanese-style cubes. The designer was inspired to create the unique ‘Kube’ rooms after reading a philosophical piece called ‘In Praise of Shadows’ by Tanizaki who is one of Japan’s great modern writers. It is a sophisticated space with one glass …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Monroyo  Spain  West Europe
Peninsula Hotel Tokyo - 5-Star Grandeur Overlooking The Imperial Palace Gardens
'12jul23
Peninsula Hotel  
Tokyo
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Your room is one of the largest you will find in Tokyo. And this hotel has so many suites, conference centers, and ballrooms; who could resist the chance to get lost in such space-age opulence! Make sure you don’t miss The Void which is their abstract art installation. But take …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia