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Inkaterra La Casona - An ex Incan army ground turned into a luxury hotel
'17 jun 22
Inkaterra  
La Casona
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Less than a five-minute walk from Peru’s Plaza de Armas, the Inkaterra La Casona is the first boutique hotel in the city of Cusco. Built in a 16th Century manor house on an old training ground for the Incan army, guests will truly feel as though they’ve stepped back in ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Cusco  Peru  South America
Hotel Arbez - A hotel with half in Switzerland and half in France
'16 sep 26
Hotel Arbez  
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Hotel Arbez is an unusual place – half is in France and half in Switzerland. When a new border between the two countries was drawn in 1862 it happened to run down the middle of a field owned by one Mr. Ponthus. He built a shop that straddled the boarder ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan  - The oldest hotel in the world
'16 aug 2
Nishiyama Onsen  
Keiunkan
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The Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan spa hotel was originally opened in 705 AD and in 2011 it was declared the oldest hotel in the world by Guinness World Records (currently 1311 years old). The hotel has been owned and operated by the same family for 52 generations, since its inception. As ...
Accomodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Yamanashi  Japan  East Asia
The Himalayan Village Resort
'16 jul 7
The Himalayan  
Village
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Tucked in India’s Parvati valley travelers will find the eco-friendly Himalayan Village; a perfect spot for adventure seekers and those who want to find the ultimate fairytale retreat. The valley offers treks, blooming flower valleys, thick flora and fauna, crystal clear waterfalls, and calming rivers set in the Deodar forest. ...
Accomodation types: Fairytale   Mountain   Nature   Traditional
Location: Kasol  India  South Asia
The Bath Priory - Luxur Spa Hotel in England
'16 apr 4
The Bath  
Priory
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Located just a short walk away from the city centre of Bath (UK), this luxury hotel and spa is set in an 1835 Georgian manor in a residential area. Privately owned, this country house hotel built on land once owned by The Priory of Bath Abbey, is warm and welcoming ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Genuine Draft Horse Ranch
'16 feb 12
Genuine Draft  
Horse Ranch
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The Genuine Draft Horse Ranch is located in the high desert of California’s Morongo Valley and spreads across five acres. Just a twenty minute drive from Palm Springs, this ranch will have you transported to the Wild West. While this horse ranch is host to weddings, photo shoots and field ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Cappadocia Cave Suites
'15 dec 9
Cappadocia Cave  
Suites
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Let’s go to the fairy chimneys where the cavemen used to live! No this is not the beginning of your favorite bedtime story. I am talking about a place that really exists and you can stay there too… no fooling. Fairy Chimneys exist all over the world. They are sometimes ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Traditional
Location: Goreme  Turkey  Middle East
Follonico
'15 nov 30
Follonico  
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Billed as a “four suite B&B” the Follonico bares only a loose resemblance to the shabby seaside experience of the usual B&Bs found in Europe. It is run by a husband and wife team and is perfect for a quiet getaway in the Toscana countryside. Breakfast is served reassuringly late ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional
Locanda Rosa Rosae
'15 sep 21
Locanda  
Rosa Rosae
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The Locanda Rosa Rosae is a truly magical place nestled in the Venetian countryside. Surrounded by indescribable natural beauty, this bed and breakfast is a hidden gem waiting to welcome travelers. In a secluded locale between Treviso and Venice, this unique guesthouse is the embodiment of rustic charm. Originally built ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional
Herangtunet Boutique Hotel
'15 jun 18
Herangtunet  
Hotel
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Nestled in Norway’s highest mountain range, the enchanting village of Heggenes is perched between two picturesque national parks. At an altitude of 500 meters, you will find the exclusive boutique hotel Herangtunet. This stunning estate seems as if it were taken from the pages of a fairytale. Set amid an ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature   Traditional
Location: Heggenes  Norway  West Europe
Sulzfluh Mountain Inn
'15 jun 5
Sulzfluh  
Mountain Inn
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Sulzfluh Mountain Inn seems as if it came directly from a classic piece of literature; it is tucked into the end of a valley basin offering a magnificent view of the Swiss Alps, the mountain scenery of the Partnun Valley, and the community of Graubünden below. The hotel offers a ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Traditional
Mustang Monument Resort
'15 may 4
Mustang Monument  
Resort
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The Mustang Monument Eco Resort, just south of Wells, Nevada, offers a unique safari and adventure experience for all its patrons. Mustang Monument covers about 2350 square kilometers and prides itself in being eco-friendly and sustainable. All the private rooms, luxury teepees, and cottages at the Mustang Monument are tastefully ...
Accomodation types: Tent   Traditional
Location: Wells  USA  North America
Houshi Onsen
'15 apr 23
Houshi  
Onsen
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Located on the Houshi River in the Gunma Prefecture, the Houshi Onsen Chojukan is the epitome of a traditional ryokan where weary travels can experience Japanese hospitality. Built in 1875 at the source of the hot spring, the Chojukan is a secluded mountain getaway that offers majestic views an insight ...
Accomodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Gunma  Japan  East Asia
Brocket Hall
'15 mar 2
Brocket  
Hall
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Brocket Hall is a beautiful exclusive use manor house in England that offers a wide variety of amenities and sporting activities for the active traveller. Set within 543 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with two 18-hole golf courses and traditional butler service, Brocket Hall provides a unique and luxurious stay. ...
Accomodation types: Golf   Luxury   Traditional
Riad Farnatchi
'15 feb 24
Riad  
Farnatchi
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In the heart of Marrakesh, Morocco is the Riad Farnatchi Hotel. It houses nine luxurious suites that are furnished with locally sourced, handmade beds and draped in high quality Egyptian cotton sheets. The rooms are fully loaded with all the modern amenities you could ever need. This 5 star boutique ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Hoshi Ryokan
'15 feb 19
Hoshi  
Ryokan
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Hoshi Ryokan is the second oldest hotel in the world; first opening its doors in 717. Legend has it that the great Buddhist teacher, Taicho Daishi saw a vision while traveling in the local area. In his vision, a great deity made it known to him that nearby was a ...
Accomodation types: Traditional
Location: Awazumachi  Japan  East Asia
Storfjord Hotel
'15 feb 9
Storfjord  
Hotel
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This hotel is a Lafta building. Lafta is an ancient way of building houses in Norway. Timber is dried for two years, specially cut and slotted into place like a magnificent jigsaw. Lambs wool is used for insulation. The result is a cozy, environmentally friendly place to stay. And what ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional
Location: Skodje  Norway  West Europe
San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge
'15 jan 28
San Lorenzo  
Mountain Lodge
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*A chalet revelation* This 16th Century farmhouse is situated in the region of South Tyrol and is owned by a couple big in the fashion industry so you can expect things to be elegant. The amazing renovation includes underfloor heating, selected antiques and artworks. The seams of history are preserved ...
Accomodation types: Mountain   Nature   Traditional
La Mamounia Marrakech
'15 jan 20
La Mamounia  
Marrakech
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The La Mamounia Marrakech is truly a luxurious hotel that has aged remarkably, even 90 years after its creation. The La Mamounia Park is covered in greenery and gives you 20 acres of garden backdrop with fruit trees, flowers and even olive trees. Meanwhile the in-house luxuries have won multiple ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Monte Pacis
'14 dec 9
Monte  
Pacis
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The Monte Pacis looks like a palace, like a luxury hotel, but there is something even greater inside — a functioning monastery. Since monasteries have high standards, only a measure of comforts are provided. However, you won’t care because the scenery and the experience is powerful. The massive courtyard, surrounded ...
Accomodation types: Church   Traditional
Location: Kaunas  Lithuania  East Europe
Eremito Hotelito Del Alma
'14 nov 18
Eremito  
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Eremito has been called a traveler’s “soulful experience”, one that intentionally downplays modern luxury and instead spoils you with peaceful and unique atmosphere. Visitors can expect monastery-like settings, with fixtures inspired by old monastic cells. It’s austere and yet highly meditative. Total peace awaits you, with no modern urban urgencies. ...
Accomodation types: Eco   Nature   Traditional
Location: Parrano  Italy  West Europe
Hill Fort Kesroli
'14 nov 12
Hill Fort  
Kesroli
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*A converted Indian fortress* This 14th-century fort was built by the Yaduvanshi Rajputs who claim to be decendants of Lord Krishna – though they probably weren’t as good flautists. The fort has had many owners over the years - the Mughals, the Jats, the British and, of course, today it ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Traditional
Location: Gurgaon  India  South Asia