Really Cool Hotels From Around The World

Mandarin Hotel, Barcelona

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona has a superb address on the city’s famous Passeig de Gràcia, near the Casa Batlló by Gaudi with its fabulous façade. This new luxury hotel is situated in an elegant mid 20th century building, recreated with a highly stylised contemporary interior by Spanish born designer Patricia Urquiola.[More info]

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Fujiya Ginzan, Tokyo

The Fujiya Inn is a place that’s meant to be a serene, peaceful release from the all of the stress that we all feel throughout the day, and the design of this hotel embodies the true essence of simplicity and serenity.

The Inn is designed around a minimalist theme, which can be seen in the clean lines of the rooms, wood flooring, open floor plans, bamboo walls, and the handmade Japanese paper that can be found on almost every wall. [More info]

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Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich

The Dolder Grand Hotel is a 5 star superior hotel in Zürich. Built in 1899, the hotel is located on Adlisberg hill, spreading out over 40000 m². The hotel offers 173 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a bar, 13 conference rooms and a 4000 m² Spa. [More info]

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Andels Hotel, Lodz

The Andels Hotel was designed by the famous architect duo of Jestico & Whiles. The hotel’s most striking feature is certainly the red brick façade of the historical building in combination with its modern architecture. [More info]

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Alila Villas Resort, Bali

Alila Villas Soori is a blissful paradise setting for beachfront living at its most relaxing, most stylish and luxurious. The luxurious villas are perfectly positioned to enjoy panoramic ocean views and breezes. Multiple levels of interconnected space flow from the arrival courtyard right onto the beach. The interplay of fire and water in distinct architectural features reflects the vibrant mix of moods and experiences that await. [More info]

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Burj Al Arab, Dubai

In its relatively short tenure on the Dubai coastline this legendary and symbolic hotel has attracted international attention and awe, ensuring its place as one of the most photographed structures in the world, and consistently voted the worlds most luxurious hotel. Designed to resemble a billowing sail, Burj Al Arab soars to a height of 321 metres, dominating the Dubai skyline. Illuminated at night by choreographed lighting representing water and fire – Burj Al Arab is simply individual, inspired, impressive. [More info]

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Ariau Towers Hotel, Brazil

Escape to the natural beauty and wild majesty of the Amazon Rainforest – one of the most exhilarating destinations on the planet. Nestled in a canopy of trees above the Amazon River, Ariau Amazon Towers jewel of the Amazonian Rainforest and the only hotel resort built completely at tree top level in the Jungle. [More info]

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Hotel Puerta America, Spain

The Hotel Silken Puerta América Madrid is an idea of freedom come true, a gathering space merging different cultures and ways of interpreting architecture and design. A masterpiece that awakens guests’ senses, that breaks the mould by using different colours, materials and shapes. A 5 Star Luxury Hotel that ushers guests into innovative spaces, a bold departure from the usual. [More info]

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  3. Redefines how I´ll book a hotel in the future. Although tennis at Burj Al Arab is not for the faint of heart. Have you looked into “Garbage” hotel in Madrid, interesting design and use of materials there.