Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Traditional Hotels
Reggie Camel Camps - India Safari Club
'13apr17
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Safari was an Indian invention. The word Sahar means travel in Sanskrit/Hindi and the British appropriated the word and took it to Africa. The India Safari club takes you on trips in the Rajastani wilderness using 4x4, camels, or even elephants. It was all the brainchild of founder, Reggie Marwar ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Tent   Traditional
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge - Pristine Wilderness, Safari And Luxury
'13apr10
Crater  
Lodge
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About three million years ago an enormous volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself much to the hilarity of the other volcanoes who laughed so much they blew their own tops. This massive event created what is known today as the Ngorongoro Crater. For millions of years, the crater has ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Traditional
Location: Ngorongoro  Tanzania  Africa
Mecavnik - Hotel Of Kusturica
'13mar20
Mecavnik  
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This hotel was built by the Serbian Tim Burton, Emir Kusturica, and is based on his film Life is Miracle. Everything is constructed from wood mixing traditional with modern styles. The famous director still lives there with his family in the large main house. The design was set to recreate ...
Accommodation types: Movie   Traditional
Prince Noir - A Thousand Year-Old Castle B&B
'13mar1
Prince  
Noir
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If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. ...
Accommodation types: Castle   Cave   Traditional
Adrere Amellal - Desert Ecolodge In Egypt
'13feb18
Adrere  
Amellal
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*‘At night it is so quiet that you begin to hear the stars’* - Benedict Allen The ancient Egyptians called Siwa the ‘Field of Trees’. Today this most isolated settlement is home to a small population of Berbers and one of the world’s most interesting hotels. You won’t find marble ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Traditional
Location: Siwa  Egypt  Middle East
Elsewhere Goa - The Secret Goa Getaway
'13jan14
Elsewhere  
Goa
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Goa is one of the most popular destinations on the globe. Its year-round sunshine, laid-back culture, and infinite stretches of beach attract people the world over. Now wouldn’t it be nice if you could break-off a piece of this paradise to call your own? Well, you can at Elsewhere. The ...
Accommodation types: Beach   Traditional
Location: Goa  India  South Asia
Dersaadet Hotel Istanbul - Place Of Felicity And Beauty
'13jan11
Dersaadet  
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You go to Istanbul because it is one of the world’s great historic cities. So why stay in a boring hotel? You want to stay in something charming, something with a connection to the city with a unique character. Step forward to the Dersaadet Hotel. The name means “place of ...
Accommodation types: Traditional
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Hakone Ginyu – Elegant Relaxation In A Luxury Ryokan
'13jan7
Hakone  
Ginyu
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This compact luxury inn or “ryokan” is situated in a perfect location with mountains falling like curtains behind small valleys and rivers. The inn has balconies where you can relax and take in the amazing Japanese countryside. There is a nearby train station so you will easily be able to ...
Accommodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
Kasbah Tamadot – Moroccan Castle In The Foothills Of The Atlas Mountains
'13jan2
Kasbah  
Tamadot
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Kasbah Tamadot is part of Richard Branson's portfolio of unique retreats. It is a traditional Moroccan castle in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The Kasbah is surrounded by scented gardens, terraces, and staircases and maintains traditional glamour. You can stay in the Berber Tent suites which are in the ...
Accommodation types: Castle   Luxury   Traditional
Location: Asni  Morocco  Africa
Riad AnaYela – Magical Marrakech
'12dec6
Riad  
AnaYela
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AnaYela is a 300-year-old city palace in the historic part of Marrakech. When the new owners took it over, they found a secret room that was bricked up. In that room, there was a small jewelry box covered in dust. Inside was a hand-written note telling the story of a ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Dunton Hot Springs  - American 1800’s Ghost Town Resort
'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
The Jane Hotel - New York Hotel Where The Titanic Survivors Stayed
'12nov8
The Jane  
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In 1908 if you were a tired seadog taking a well-earned shore-leave, you would stay in the Seaman’s Relief Centre. Immature snickers aside, the building was built by the famous architect, William A Boring and is a fine example of turn of the century neoclassicism. It once housed the traumatized ...
Accommodation types: Ghost   Traditional
Location: New York  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
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
Aspros Potamos – Traditional Greek Living
'12oct8
Aspros  
Potamos
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You won’t wake to the sound of your neighbor’s obnoxious music blasting from their in-room iPod dock here. Nor will you hear anyone talking to their friends on their mobile phones. Because it’s all banned. All the annoyances of the modern world are left behind you so you can yourself ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Murtoli - A Figa – Corsican Grandeur
'12oct3
Murtoli  
A Figa
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The A Figa Villa in Corsica was built in the 17th Century and has been wonderfully maintained in that original style. It is the signature property in a portfolio of stunning buildings in beautiful landscapes around the Corsican coast. It houses seven people and is a traditional ‘tall house’ looking ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional   Villa
Location: Sartène  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
Hatari Lodge – Hollywood Meets African Glamour
'12aug29
Hatari  
Lodge
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In the shadows of Kilimanjaro there is a lush and fertile plain on which lies a farm that was first built by the Trappe family in 1907. Successful farmers, conservationists and hunters; the Trappe family leased their farm to Hollywood in the 1960s so they could film classic John Wayne ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Traditional
Location: Arusha  Tanzania  Africa
The Royal Crescent - Spa Like It's 1770
'12aug2
The Royal  
Crescent
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The Royal Crescent, Bath, was built in the 1770s by noted architect, John Wood. A keen occultist and freemason, when viewed from above, the crescent represents the moon as part of a series of buildings that mimic Masonic symbols. Shapeshifting Lizards notwithstanding, The Royal Crescent Hotel is a fine place ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Chateau St Philippe - Spectacular French Villa With Mt. Blanc Views
'12jul4
Chateau  
St Philippe
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Chateau St. Philippe is the ideal place to enjoy the quintessential French lifestyle. Explore local bakeries, cheese shops, and open-air markets that typify French living. Excellent shopping and restaurant opportunities can be found in the surrounding towns and villages. Take in the spectacular views of the Alps, Mt. Blanc, and ...
Accommodation types: Chateau   Traditional   Wine