Archived Articles: Boutique & Art Hotels
Whether you want to travel the world in luxury and style or take steps and streets off of the beaten bath, there is sure to be a unique, offbeat and amazing hostel, hotel or resort in this section to suit your desires. From spacious urban retreats to cozy remote treehouses:
POD in Singapore: High-Class Hostel Meets Capsule Hotel
Full of small surprises, this minimalist modern urban retreat blends elements of a free-for-all hostel of bunk beds for college backpackers and high-end hotels ...
Bubble Hotels: Spacious Spherical Retreats Set in Nature
Somewhere on the scale between tent and cabin lies the bubble hotel, an optionally transparent or opaque plastic retreat that is roomier than normal camping ...
Indoor Camping: Vintage RVs Reclaimed as Hostel Rooms
At Bonn’s Basecamp Young Hostel, travelers enjoy the quirky accommodations of cheerfully decorated vintage RVs, with views of the sea and an unchanging ...
Sea Fort Retreat: Island Hotel in 1860s British Harbor Base
Known for its naval power, England has a great many leftover army and sea forts. Some have been turned into private islands, radio station or micronations, but ...
Botel: Floating Hotel with Modular Detachable Room Boats
Instead of static spaces, the unique sleeping areas in this hotel are dynamic vehicles you can use to depart the core structure in which you are staying.
Sleeping Around: Pop-Up Hotel in a Shipping Container
The Sleeping Around hotel is made from six reclaimed shipping containers, and can go nearly anywhere travelers like, from river banks to busy cities.
Exotic Green Getaway: Lush Villa Made of Local Materials
The Alila Villas in Bali blend modern and traditional architectural elements in a resort made of locally sourced materials, honoring the natural setting.
Hotel on Wheels: Portable Room Travels the World With You
Tired of searching for a hotel when you get to a new city? This room travels with you, opening up from a suitcase into a fully functional sleeping space.
Homeless Hotel: Radical Urban Retreat has No Rooms, Ever
You may have seen some strange and unique accommodations, but few hosts can boast something as unusual as this unreal room-free resort in Sweden.
Surreal La Balade des Gnomes Hotel Offers Fantasy Getaway
The bizarre La Balade des Gnomes Hotel in Belgium offers truly one-of-a-kind, handmade themed rooms and buildings, including a Trojan Horse.