Lute Suites

Image - Lute Suites Piling inspiration on inspiration, Lute Suites is a combination of visionary hotel and restaurant that takes design and cuisine to heights not normally associated with Holland’s bucolic hinterlands. Marcel Wanders, one of Europe’s most acclaimed young designers, was so inspired by chef Peter Lute’s restaurant in the village of Ouderkerk (near Amsterdam) that he designed a...

Widder Hotel

Image - Widder Hotel The Widder Hotel could almost be a hamlet of a hotel. Eight historical former residences, many dating back to the Middle Ages, have been joined together to create an unusual hotel collaboration. The 42 rooms and 7 suites have emerged from this charming, luxurious labyrinth of a hotel one that many proclaim the best in all of Switzerland. The sensitive architecture seamlessly...

Hotel Greulich

Image - Hotel Greulich With just 18 rooms in a calm residential area of Zurich, Design Hotel Greulich couldn't be anything else but personal. Taking the best from service traditions of the past and design inspiration from the future, it promises to become a favourite for those in the know. The hotel's small, unceremonious entrance is a clue to Hotel Greulich's attitude and approach, leading into the...

THE OMNIA

Image THE OMNIA, with its warm atmosphere and personalized attentions, is a hotel that reminds visitors of a traditional mountain lodge, yet the spacious quarters and elegant wellness facilities confirm that this in fact is a place to be pampered. The interior is a modern interpretation of the alpine surroundings and offers a magnificent place from which to take in the view. THE...

The Hotel Lucerne

Image - The Hotel Lucerne The Hotel Lucerne is located in a magnificent park setting in the heart of the city. It is Lucerne's luxury boutique hotel that celebrates simplicity and spirituality as much as it does elegance, refinement and timeless design. Its architect is none other than the French star architect Jean Nouvel, Paris who also designed the famous Lucerne Culture and Convention Center just...

La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa

Image - La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa Located in a magnificent park on Lake Geneva, La Reserve is a perfect haven of natural tranquillity. The exotic travel photographs and beautiful books adorning the walls somehow remind of carefree childhood days. In each of the 85 bedrooms and 17 suites, a timelessly warm atmosphere is conveyed by oiled wooden floors, marble mosaics, black granite and mahogany fittings and...

Hotel Skeppsholmen

Image - Hotel Skeppsholmen On a small, vibrant island of Skeppsholmen, attached by bridge to Stockholm’s city centre and just a short walk away from the old town and city centre, Hotel Skeppsholmen resides in two long buildings that date back to 1699, when the "Long Row" was built to house Sweden’s Royal Marines. Casually luxurious, ultramodern and historically protected, this pared-down property gives...

Nordic Light Hotel

Image - Nordic Light Hotel Stockholm's Nordic Light Hotel promises an exceptional visual experience. Through its minimalist elegance and implicity, it offers a calm, relaxing environment for busy souls. Carefully applied accent colors and striking contrasts add an inviting touch of warmth and life. Throughout the hotel, advanced lighting installations highlight and enhance the moods of the interiors....

Hotel J

Image - Hotel J On the water's edge at Nacka Strand, Hotel J in Stockholm has mile wide views over the royal Djurgarden, Lidingö and the boats on Saltsjön. With its own guest harbour for 25 boats, Hotel J is only 15 minutes sailing from Stockholm. Inspired by J boats of America's Cup history, the original 1912 brick building has been decorated in a contemporary marine style recalling the...

Elite Plaza Hotel

Image - Elite Plaza Hotel The Elite Plaza Hotel's history continues to incorporate new traditions. Once housing the Svea Fire & Life Insurance company in the late 1880's, the building was developed by top architects of the era. Recent renovations reflect this classicism, showcased when the hotel re-opened in January 2000. The remarkable entrance made of fine-cut, partially polished granite and the...

Avalon Hotel

Image - Avalon Hotel The Swedish tradition of warming guests is alive and well in Gothenburg. This ancient port city with a newly vibrant downtown is now anchored by the Avalon at the center of the Kungsportsplatsen district. However, the hotel is a destination in itself, featuring jutting angles, a mix of low and high ceilings and abundant use of wide swathes of light wood. The Avalon Restaurant...

Hotel Hospes Maricel

Image - Hotel Hospes Maricel In its previous life as one of Palma de Mallorca's most popular hang-outs for the island's international scene, the Hospes Maricel was the site of exuberant parties and exclusive events. The atmosphere today is a lot more leisurely, but the ghost of a decadent past somehow remains. Following a restructuring by architect Xavier Claramunt, traditional Balearic design elements of...

Aguas de Ibiza Lifestyle & Spa

Image - Aguas de Ibiza Lifestyle & Spa The Aguas de Ibiza Spa & Resort is a stunning waterside hotel proudly anchored in Ibiza’s Santa Eulalia Bay marina. Built by Ibizan architect Juan de los Ríos, designed by Barcelona-based Triade Studio and run by the Torres family of seasoned Spanish hoteliers, the Aguas de Ibiza boasts an elegant and modern ambience warmed by a touch of Mediterranean flair and a...

Seaside Hotel Palm Beach

Image - Seaside Hotel Palm Beach On the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the Seaside Hotel Palm Beach is embedded in a 1000-year-old palm grove. With the first design hotel on Gran Canaria, French architect and designer Alberto Pinto has created a new form of hotel on the island with a mix of tradition and modern design, clear lines and fresh simplicity. The designer has harnessed strong, expressive materials...

Hospes Villa Paulita

Image - Hospes Villa Paulita Once a family-owned summer residence, Hospes Villa Paulita has been transformed into an idyllic getaway with all the pamperings. Set on Puigcerdà Lake and facing the Catalan Pyrenees, the resort combines nature with nurture in three elegant buildings: An original 19Th century villa complete with French neo-classical elements and two newly built annexes. The public spaces and...