Archived Articles from 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:
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.
Subterranean Quarry Hotel to Extend 328 Feet Underground
A futuristic-looking hotel set into a 328-foot-deep abandoned quarry in China is now under construction, and will offer bungee jumping and aquatic sports.
Extreme Room Service: Space Hotel is Surprisingly Spacious
Need to get away from it all? This orbiting hotel, set to be complete in 2016, will let you leave the planet for an out-of-this-world vacation.
Rain Forest Retreat: Remote Jungle Tree-House Hotel
Near the Pacific coast in beautiful Costa Rica, an adventure-loving community of permanent residents and temporary visitors inhabits the jungle.
Half & Half: Stunning Semi-Graffitied Boutique Hotel Room
Dubbed "The Panic Room" this daring dwelling space is more designed to make you panic than as a place to flee during a (real or panic) attack.
Drenched by Design: Waterfall Hotel is Strangely Cool
A beautiful hotel in Chile, nestled in the middle of a nature preserve, looks just like a mountain with a waterfall spewing from the top.