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59 Hip Hotel Destinations

From Floating Beachside Resorts to Survival Pod Hotels

— October 8, 2014 — World
These hip hotel destinations range from floating beachside resorts to survival pod hotels that are more unconventional in their design aesthetic. Whether you're embarking on a tropical vacation or a journey across Europe, you'll never run out of options when consulting this vast list of examples.

Standouts from this list of hip hotel destinations include moss hut hotels that immerse one into their wild and nature-filled surroundings along with luxury resorts that are designed with the eco-friendly traveler in mind, Whether encouraging one to conserve energy or taking travelers outside of their comfort zones, the vacation spots will ensure that your trip is an unforgettable experience.

From the ultra luxe to the futuristic, these hip hotels leave one in anticipation for their next trip abroad.
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Scenic Mountaineer Vacations
Scenic Mountaineer Vacations
The Cambrian Provides a Surprise Round Every Corner & Tremendous View
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Luxe Fashion-Branded Hotels
Luxe Fashion-Branded Hotels
The New Laura Ashley Manor is Filled with Laura Ashley Products
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Exquisitely Appointed Getaways
Exquisitely Appointed Getaways
The Cheval Blanc Hotel Blends Rustic Living with a Modern Aesthetic
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Dug-Out Hotels
Dug-Out Hotels
La Perla Villas are Placed Within the Earth
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Multifarious Mediterranean Accomodations
Multifarious Mediterranean Accomodations
The Elisa Manola Ammos Hotel Renovations are Bright
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Immersive Tropical Hotels
Immersive Tropical Hotels
The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a Gorgeous Hotel For Taking In Nature
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Private Coastal Resorts
Private Coastal Resorts
The Imanta Resort Offers a Luxurious Return to Nature
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Social Media-Obsessed Hotels
Social Media-Obsessed Hotels
Sol Wave House in Spain is the First Twitter Hotel
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Humble Franco Hotels
Humble Franco Hotels
The Maison d'Ulysse Invites Guests with History and Peaceful Surroundings
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Salt Block Hotels
Salt Block Hotels
The Palacio De Sal Offers the Most Seasoned Accommodations
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Exotic Boulder-Surrounding Retreats
Exotic Boulder-Surrounding Retreats
This Getaway Villa in Thailand is Built Around Natural Rocks
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Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Bespoke Experience Uses Commercial Travel for Poverty Alleviation
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Picturesque Travel Packages
Picturesque Travel Packages
This Travel Package Includes Cameras to Take Pictures Around the World
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Enchanting Luxe Resorts
Enchanting Luxe Resorts
The Calivigny Island Resort Costs $63,000 a Night
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Health Rejuvenation Vacations
Health Rejuvenation Vacations
Medical Travel Yucatan Offters Luxe Health Care Services Abroad
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Camper Approved Lodgings
Camper Approved Lodgings
The 25HOURS Hotel Bikini Berlin Features a Hammock-Filled Lobby Design
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Harbor-Overhanging Hotels
Harbor-Overhanging Hotels
Ohtel is a Scenic Boutique Vacation Spot in New Zealand
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Adventurous Icelandic Hotels
Adventurous Icelandic Hotels
The Ion Hotel Encourages Guests to Get Out and Take in Nature
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Looping Mountain View Hotels
Looping Mountain View Hotels
Images of the Lofoten Opera Hotel by Snøhetta Have Been Unveiled
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Short Stay Luxury Accomodations
Short Stay Luxury Accomodations
The High-End Rooms of Dayuse Hotels are Rented by the Hour
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Pop Culture Accommodations
Pop Culture Accommodations
The QT Sydney Hotel Caters to Successful Creatives
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Luxury Eco Huts
Luxury Eco Huts
Lanzarote Retreats in the Canary Islands is a Sustainable Getaway
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Tiered Tropical Resorts
Tiered Tropical Resorts
The Villa Mandarinas Will Have Visitors Begging to Stay
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Luxe Conservation-Conscious Resorts
Luxe Conservation-Conscious Resorts
The Dusit Thani Maldives Resort is a Dream Destination
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Extravagent Soccer Club Getaways
Extravagent Soccer Club Getaways
Real Madrid Resort Island Kicks Up the United Arab Emirates
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Eternal Ocean Getaways
Eternal Ocean Getaways
The Ayada Maldives Resort is High-End Vacation Living
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Cottage-Like Tropical Villas
Cottage-Like Tropical Villas
The Casa Caleta is On a Tropical Beach But Has a Quaint Cottage Feel
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Rooftop Hot Tubbed Resorts
Rooftop Hot Tubbed Resorts
The L’Apogée Courchevel Luxury Ski Resort is Charming and Lu
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Selfie-Friendly Hotels
Selfie-Friendly Hotels
Australia's 1888 Hotel is Instagram-Friendly
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African Boutique Hotels
African Boutique Hotels
The Ellerman House & Villa Offers Luxurious Cape Town Accomodations
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Bijou Attic Hotels
Bijou Attic Hotels
Enjoy the 'Chic Ric et Fer' Attic Guest Room on Your Next Visit to France
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Isolated Nap-Focused Hotels
Isolated Nap-Focused Hotels
Russian Architects Designed a Power Nap Station Named the Sleepbox
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Deep Sea Vacation Dwellings
Deep Sea Vacation Dwellings
The Water Discus Hotel Lets Patrons Literally Sleep with the Fishes
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Kaleidescopic Mirrored Accomodations
Kaleidescopic Mirrored Accomodations
The Hotel Vander Urbani Resort is Spacious and Welcoming
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Water Floatation Dwellings
Water Floatation Dwellings
Solar Floating Resort is Always on the Move With Ultimate Views
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Floating Hotel Designs
Floating Hotel Designs
The Sunborn Floating Hotel Leaves a Wake of Luxury Travel
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Lava-Less Volcano Hotels
Lava-Less Volcano Hotels
Magic Mountain Lodge Gives You a Thrill Without the Danger
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Juxtaposed Mexican Hotels
Juxtaposed Mexican Hotels
The Downtown Mexico Hotel Brings Colonial and Modern Style Together
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High Class Honeycomb Hotels
High Class Honeycomb Hotels
This Upcoming High Class Resort Features an Inventive New Look
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Luxury Vacation Rentals
Luxury Vacation Rentals
Travel En Vogue Helps Vacationers Rent Luxury Condo Suites
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Tent-Like Pod Hotels
Tent-Like Pod Hotels
The Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel is Located in the Swiss Alps
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Tropical Thai Getaways
Tropical Thai Getaways
The Six Senses Yao Noi Resort is Set Amongst Lush Landscapes
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Intimate Sky-High Hotels
Intimate Sky-High Hotels
The Banyan Tree Bangkok Resort Allows You To Escape to the Extraordinary
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Swanky Swappable Stays
Swanky Swappable Stays
HomeChicHome Allows You to Trade Your Deluxe Digs While Traveling
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Eco-Minded Luxury Hotels
Eco-Minded Luxury Hotels
The Tierra Patagonia Gives Guests a Virtual Seed to Help Reforestation
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Luxury Submarine Hotels
Luxury Submarine Hotels
The Oliver’s Travels Lovers Deep Getaway is an Underwater Adventure
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Ultra Mod Grecian Vacations
Ultra Mod Grecian Vacations
The Santorini Grace Hotel is Known for Its Unique Restaurants
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Fetching Feline Vacations
Fetching Feline Vacations
The Hello Kitty Hotel Suite Features Customized Wallpaper and Bedding
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Submerged Hotels
Submerged Hotels
The Water Discus Underwater Hotel Allows You to Vacation in the Sea
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Extravagant Eco-Escapes
Extravagant Eco-Escapes
The Matali Crasset Dar'Hi is a Multicolored Luxurious Tunisian Getaway
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Temporary Mobile Hotels
Temporary Mobile Hotels
The DROP Moveable Suite Lets Travelers Stay Wherever They Wish
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Pool-Bordered Penthouse Suites
Pool-Bordered Penthouse Suites
The Conrad Koh Samui Resort’s Oceanview Villa is Breathtaking
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Glass-Bottomed Vacation Homes
Glass-Bottomed Vacation Homes
Bambu Indah Contains Luxury Cabins in the Indonesian Hills
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Orbit-Inspired Underwater Hotels
Orbit-Inspired Underwater Hotels
The World's Largest Underwater Hotel Located is Designed by DOP
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Money-Saving Autumn Getaways
Money-Saving Autumn Getaways
Michelin Discounts Top Fall Destinations (SPONSORED)
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High-End Hovering Tent Hotels
High-End Hovering Tent Hotels
The 4 Rivers Floating Lodge Rests Atop the Tatai River
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Floating Futuristic Hotel Designs
Floating Futuristic Hotel Designs
Philip Kuzevski's 'Three Spirits' Concept is Daring
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Bold Affordable Accommodation
Bold Affordable Accommodation
Zollhaus Hostel Provides Atmosphere and Aesthetics Beyond the Budget
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Hand-Picked Vacation Homes
Hand-Picked Vacation Homes
Welcome Beyond Curates the World's Most Luxe Boutique Hotels & Estates
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