Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Wine Hotels
Napa Valley Railway Inn - "Trainsformation"
'21jul19
Napa Valley  
Railway Inn
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In 1868, Napa Valley Railroad Company's tracks reached from Yountville through St. Helena to Calistoga. The first railway station made of brick was built in Yountville, and now it's called the Platform 8 restaurant. Today it's not welcoming any more trains but hungry visitors looking for juicy burgers, ice creams, …
Accommodation types: Train
The Trailer Pond – Happy Vintage Trailers & Great Wine
'21may18
The Trailer  
Pond
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This happy place lies on a 130-acre organic farm. The color-coded vintage trailers are spread around a pond and encircled by the greenery of the Alta Colina Vineyard. The region is best known for its sweeping hills and its tasty wines. Before arriving at this tranquil place, all you have …
Accommodation types: Nature   Trailer   Wine
Le Château D'orfeuillette - Charming Modern Art Chateau
'15jan29
Château  
d'Orfeuillette
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Located in Gevaudan - an area of France with a long history going back to Roman times - Château d'Orfeuillette is traditional châteaux. Renovated in 2010, you will find the interior contemporary and charming. Like any of the furniture? Well, you can buy it. Yes, it’s all for sale here, …
Accommodation types: Art   Chateau   Luxury
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
Gaige House + Ryokan - Japanese Zen In The USA
'13jul8
Gaige House  
+ Ryokan
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This Glen Ellen inn was built in the 1800s by businessman, Albert Ebenezer Gaige. There was a butcher’s shop below and living quarters above. At some point in the intervening century, the house began to be used as an inn and remains so to this day. A Spa was added …
Accommodation types: Design
Maison Couturier – Central American Vintage
'13feb19
Maison  
Couturier
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Maison Couturier is an estate built by French immigrants in tropical Mexico in the 1800s. The old farmhouse has been renovated into a boutique hotel where you will find your own private terrace and some delightful antique furnishings. Surrounded by tropical fruit trees, whirring crickets, and lush scents. The white …
Accommodation types: Design
Le Prince Noir - Wine, Sun And History
'13jan28
Le Prince  
Noir
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In the violent and disputed lands of medieval Europe villages needed to be turned into forts at the first sight of iron spears coming through the fields. This hotel is a converted fortified village built in the 13th Century. Your room is in a 17th Century convent and decorated in …
Accommodation types: Castle
Chateau de Bagnols - Legendary 13th Century French Castle
'12nov13
Chateau  
de Bagnols
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The legendary Chateau de Bagnols is the kind of place you thought only existed in fairy stories. Set in a tiny village this historic Chateau has towers and turrets, a drawbridge, and a moat. The castle has an ‘old’ and ‘new’ area. The ‘old’ area is from the 13th Century …
Accommodation types: Castle   Chateau   Fairytale   Luxury
Location: Bagnols  France  West Europe
Fonteverde – European Glamour
'12oct26
Fonteverde  
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For hundreds of years, The Medicis were one of the most powerful families in Europe. If anyone knew the most beautiful spot in Italy it was them. Their summer houses were legendary. Now you can stay in one of their great buildings located in the Val d'Orcia which is a …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Les Folies de la Serve – Sizzling Gypsy Caravans
'12oct15
Les Folies  
de la Serve
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Deep in the rolling hilled wine regions of France, you can find a selection of beautifully restored traditional Gypsy Caravans. These are available for hire and are decorated in four different styles reflecting all kinds of Gypsy Heritage. You can be transported into a lifestyle that hasn’t changed for centuries …
Accommodation types: Gypsy   Traditional   Trailer
Location: Ouroux  France  West Europe
Albergo Il Monastero – Ten Hail Marys And Two Hello Fishes
'12sep20
Albergo  
Il Monastero
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This was once a convent. Built in the 16th Century, the cloisters and passageways once echoed with the sound of rosary beads and prayers. Today, it is the building that contemplates on a rock overlooking the sea while, inside, the residents relax. Thousands of religious hours have been worn into …
Accommodation types: Castle   Island   Traditional
Location: Naples  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Aire de Bardenas – Where The Streets Rage With Running Bulls
'12aug14
Hotel Aire  
de Bardenas
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Designed to enhance the beauty of the natural landscape traditionally used for farming and olive grows by the native Basque people, Aire de Bardenas is a great example of how contemporary architecture can be used to build excellent hotels. The main façade of the hotel is built from containers originally …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Tudela  Spain  West Europe
Espejo de Luna - Upside-Down Boat Hotel
'12jul6
Espejo  
de Luna
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The main bulk of the hotel resembles an upside-down boat and a complex of tourist lodgings spreading out through this wooded stretch of coastline on the island of Chiloe in Chile. The area is famous for its wildlife and is an excellent place to spot rare Dolphins and Whales. There …
Accommodation types: Boat   Nature   Remote
Location: Queilen  Chile  South America
Relais Residenza D'Arte - Vibrant Artworks In A 14th Century Villa
'12mar27
Residenza  
d'Arte
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Set in beautiful Tuscany this lovingly restored 14th Century villa is a haven of warm tiles, bare beams, and stunning aesthetics. An acclaimed artist, Anna Izzo set out to create a hotel with soul allowing you to stay inside a living, breathing work of art. Vibrant contemporary artworks merge with …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Ikies Traditional Houses - Stunning Whitewashed Domes In Santorini
'12mar9
Ikies  
Traditional Houses
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Ikies offers you the chance to stay in the traditional village houses of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini. Stunning little whitewashed domes with mosaic floors built on terraces carved from a cliff where the Mediterranean sea sings 1000 feet below. The Oia sunset is famous for its beauty …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Oia  Greece  East Europe
Byblos Art Hotel - Surround Yourself By A Collection Of Contemporary Art
'12mar8
Byblos  
Art Hotel
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The Byblos Art Hotel is unique among its peers. It houses a collection of contemporary art by 39 of the world’s most renowned modern artists. Pieces by Damien Hirst and Arnish Kapoor sit alongside classical Venetian paintings and interior design by Alessandro Mendini. Architect, Michele Sanmicheli worked alongside the artists …
Accommodation types: Art   Design   Luxury
Location: Verona  Italy  West Europe