Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Wooden Hotels
'12dec19
Werf Ijlst  
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In the Northern Netherlands, people don’t drive so much. They cycle the flatlands breathing fresh air or they take a boat along a network of clean waterways. The area is full of historic attractions and European charm. To make the most of your stay, the Werf Ijlst hotel offers its …
Accommodation types: Boat   Design
'12nov29
Morerava  
Cottages
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Eco cottages on the mysterious Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, are a fine way to visit this small island also known as the “bellybutton of the world”. The special cottages are assembled off-site and placed carefully in the landscape so as not to disturb the fragile ecosystem. Special …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature
'12nov28
La Balade  
des Gnomes
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Architect Mr. Noel built and operates La Balade des Gnomes – an unusual hotel with 10 crazy rooms guaranteed to captivate the imagination. In fact, the motto of the hotel is “all that you can imagine is real”. It is located near Durbuy in Belgium, a tiny 17th-century town with …
Accommodation types: Art   Treehouse
Location: Durbuy  Belgium  West Europe
'12nov19
Dunton  
Hot Springs
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This town was founded in 1885 when Marty McFly arrived from the future looking for The Doc… hang on. Wrong review. Yes, this town was founded on the banks of the Dolores River in 1885, about half a mile from a mine where the townsfolk worked. It was always a …
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Location: Dolores  USA  North America
'12oct17
Baumhaushotel  
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So this is like living in Lord of the Rings except without constant danger from the forces of evil. Here, the only forces that matter are those of your imagination (and your American Express). The location is within a national park on the far eastern side of Germany where there …
Accommodation types: Hippie   Treehouse
'12oct4
Rolling Huts  
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“Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, keep your wagon rollin” so the song goes, unless, that is, you’re staying in a special rolling hut. In which case, you will want to stay right where you are in Washington’s beautiful Methow Valley. The remarkably versatile wooden units were designed to be an alternative to …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Winthrop  USA  North America
'12sep25
Dog Bark  
Park Inn
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If the Ancient Greeks had decided to attack Troy using a giant dog rather than a horse it might have looked something like this. Husband and wife team, Dennis and Frances use chainsaws to carve folk-art wooden dogs and have done for the last 15 years. When their work was …
Accommodation types: Animal
'12sep24
Far Meadow  
A Frame
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The A-Frame is one of a range of accommodation in the Sierra National Forest provided by the Far Meadow organization. The woodland cabin is as American as apple pie (which was originally a British dish but hey, let’s not argue the toss). Traditionally, cabins were built in remote wooded areas …
Accommodation types: Nature   Remote
'12sep4
Sliding  
House
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So it’s an ultra-modern wooden cabin with views over the grand ocean waves by the famous Hirtle’s Beach. It may look like the sort of cube you would find in a toddler’s mouth but inside it is a triumph of eco-sensitive architecture and cutting edge ergonomics. It has caused considerable …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature
'12may7
The New  
Monte Rosa Hut
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This hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Authority and was designed by professors and students of architecture and eco-design from Lucerne University and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). The crystal-shaped building is designed to make sunlight spiral inside while redistributing thermal body heat from occupants to heat …
Accommodation types: Concept   Eco-Friendly   Mountain