by on January 31, 2019
Located inside the Park MGM, NoMad Las Vegas is swapping the usual cheesy glitz of The Strip for the romantic refinement of a residence overseas. The hotel stays true to the chain's vision by paying homage to its location with a European influence. Its 293 rooms feature a desert-inspired palette, furnished with custom leather headboards, rich Mahogany writing desks, and a collection of original artwork curated by Paris-based studio be-poles. The sophisticated affair is completed with Carrara mar...
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by on January 4, 2019
Lightly sitting on the coast of Finland's Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin is the greatest example of zero emissions living. The plywood A-frame structure consists of a single room with two beds and a cooking station. A Wallas stove runs off of renewable diesel and electricity is provided by solar panels on the roof. WiFi is out but a wall of glass looking out over the sea provides all the entertainment you need. The tiny dwelling was built by renewable energy company Neste as part of their "Journey to...
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by on January 4, 2019
Airbnb is offering up a one night stay at the most exclusive location on the globe — The Great Wall of China. Although it's packed daily with thousands of tourists, no one has ever spent the night at the ancient landmark. To become the first, enter their contest with an essay describing why it is more important now than ever to break down barriers between cultures in 550 characters or less. Winners will sleep in a custom built bedroom inside one of the wall's towers. The open-air room offers uno...
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by on January 3, 2019
Situated on a 250-acre vineyard in the Maldonado region Uruguay, the Sacromonte Landscape Hotel is a modern retreat for wine lovers. The property consists of a winery, a farm-to-table restaurant, and 13 small cabins. Clad in a mirrored facade, the rectangular structures slyly disappear into the surrounding landscape, keeping the focus on the rustic scenery. The tops are covered with green roofs, making the exterior undetectable even from above. Internally, light oak panels and dark stone floors ...
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by on January 3, 2019
Formerly the home of Italian royalty, Castello di Ugento is now home to a nine-room hotel. The ancient castle is situated on a hillside overlooking the town of Ugento. After a four-year renovation, the historic shell has been repurposed as a boutique hotel, an art museum, and culinary school. The five-star accommodations bring together the structure's regal heritage and modern design. No two rooms are alike and feature a mix of contemporary furnishing, antique pieces, and handmade Italian armoir...
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by on January 3, 2019
Part of the new Leica Park complex, the Ernst Leitz Hotel is a 129-room accommodation ideal for lovers of the iconic cameras. Operated by Arcona Living, the hotel's rooms and public spaces — including an open event-style kitchen with seating for over 100 — are adorned with a wide variety of photographs captured with Leica equipment, and display a sleek yet timeless style befitting of the brand. Its location puts it in close proximity to Leica HQ, the Leica Gallery, the Leica-inspired Cafe Leitz,...
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by on January 2, 2019
Situated on a small hillside near Kawarau Falls in Queenstown, Tom's Cabin will please architecture and adventure buffs alike. The off-grid cabin's mix of modern asymmetrical lines and blackened timber cladding has racked up numerous architectural awards, including New Zealand's Best Small Home 2016. Surrounded by mountains, the plywood-lined interior takes advantage of the views while offering a cozy retreat with enough beds to sleep six. A wood-fired stove and a cedar hot tub allow for relaxin...
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by on January 2, 2019
Everything is bigger in Texas except when you're at the Flophouze Hotel. The property consists of six tiny homes laid out on a farm in Round Top. Each unit is made from a recycled shipping container that has been decked out in salvaged goods. Everything from the reclaimed distillery timber to the bowling alley floor countertops has been repurposed and given a new life. Interiors are furnished with vintage rugs and global artwork provided by their "mothership" Recycling the Past. During your stay...
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by on January 2, 2019
Located in Denver's River North Art District, The Ramble Hotel is bringing the speakeasy-style of Death & Co to the Mile-High City. This collaboration will be the first time the New York City establishment will venture out of the comfort of its East Village block. The lounge's Prohibition Era offerings will complement the hotel's French Salon-inspired digs by heading multiple venues throughout the property including a daytime cafe, outdoor bar, an intimate parlor, a small theater, and the in-roo...
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by on January 2, 2019
Some resorts are so good you wish you could just move in. Well at the Amanvari Resort & Residences you can. Located on the Eastern Cape of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, the luxury hotel group is offering a collection of private homes. The 24 wood and glass pavilions will be built on the water's edge. Each one will be unique in design and feature an open floor plan with a private terrace that overlooks the Sea of Cortez. The new beachfront community will also include access to a golf course, spa, two ...
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by on December 30, 2018
Situated in a spa town in northern Portugal, the Pedras Salgadas Park incorporates itself into a centuries-old forest. The resort is made up of 13 eco-houses, two tree houses, and a cottage. Each one was prefabricated and then assembled on site, not to disrupt the ancient trees. Housed in a modern shell, the accommodations provide guests one to two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchenettes, and plentiful glazing to take in the surrounding landscape. The property is also home to a thermal spa. Using wat...
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by on December 28, 2018
Reclaimed floors, custom furniture, and hand-painted tiles have transformed a 1950s Pacific Coast Highway motel into the Surfrider Malibu Hotel. Stepping through the front door is more like walking into a California beach house. The airy atmosphere continues in each of the 20 rooms with white shiplap walls and teak beds dressed in Bellino linens. Guest can snack on local goodies from the mini bar in Parachute robes or relax on the outdoor terrace. A private rooftop deck serves California-inspire...
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