IgluLodge - Germany
They call it the highest igloo hotel in the Alps, and rightfully so. The IgluLodge sits at an altitude of nearly 2,000 meters in the Allgäu region of Southern Germany, providing spectacular mountain views and comfortable accommodation for up to 30 overnight guests. Designed by a skilled snow artist, the hotel features a distinctive theme each year. All of the village’s 10 sleeping igloos are provided with heated snow beds, sleeping bags and comfortable reindeer fur blankets. The hotel has its own ice bar, hot whirlpool and lovely restaurant that serves traditional Allgäu cheese fondue.
Ackselhaus - Berlin, Germany
A heaven of tranquility in the heart of Berlin, not far from the hustle and bustle of Mitte, the Ackselhaus Hotel offers comfort, lovely outdoor spaces and stylish theme-designed guestrooms. Housed in a beautifully restored 19th century Victorian building, this intimate boutique hotel boasts a wonderful collection of individually designed rooms, with decors that range from Picasso’s cubism to Hollywood glamour, inviting guests to experience a new world each time. All accommodation units have been tastefully appointed with art and antiques in order to provide a unique and creative ambience.
berge - Aschau im Chiemgau, Germany
Situated in the charming mountain town of Aschau, in Bavaria, Germany, berge is a former 17th century bakery now converted into a sustainable self-catering alpine guesthouse. Designed by award-winning local artist Nils Holger Moorman, the lodge features 16 unique apartments, a lovely library, private kitchen, sauna and a spacious sun terrace. The décor is rustic and minimalist, but exceptionally well done, encouraging guests to relax, unwind and interact with each other.
Brandenburger Hof - Berlin, Germany
High end cuisine, exceptional art and a sophisticated blend of old and new define the ambience at Brandenburger Hof, a luxury boutique hotel in Berlin, situated steps away from the Kurfürstendamm avenue. Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the 5-star fin-de-siècle mansion welcomes guests in 72 extravagantly decorated rooms and suites, most of which have charming French windows overlooking the hotel’s exquisite Japanese Garden. A genuine visual feast, the interior features a graceful fusion of classical and contemporary design.
Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe - Zweiflingen, Germany
Beautifully situated in Zweiflingen, in the picturesque southern Germany, Wald & Schlosshotel Friedrichsruhe offers luxury accommodation, divine cuisine and a fantastic range of facilities to discerning visitors who enjoy tranquility, character, the luxuries of today and the charm of a bygone era. The resort consists of four buildings, each with its own type of rooms. The most elegant and grandiose suites can be found in the main building, next to the hotel’s gourmet restaurant and Chef’s Table Room. The units housed in the spa building feature stylish minimalist design, while those in the garden house are aesthetically furnished in Laura Ashley style. There is also a 18th century hunting lodge that delights guests with its splendid suites, rich antique furnishings and Old World grandeur.
nhow Music Hotel - Berlin, Germany
Opened in 2010 in Berlin’s Osthafen area, on the banks of the river Spree, nhow Berlin is the first music hotel in Europe, featuring two professional sound studios and an inspiring cutting-edge design. Sergei Tchoban’s bold and unusual architecture meets the colorful and dynamic interior design of Karim Rashid, delivering guests a unique lifestyle experience. Inventively decorated in gold, blue and pink tones, the hotel’s nifty rooms exude - just like the city itself - a strong passion for music, art and fashion. A modern Spa, a vivid restaurant and a gleaming neon-lighted bar complement the allure of this luxurious music and lifestyle hotel in futuristic Berlin.
Michelberger Hotel - Berlin, Germany
A real gem housed in a rehabilitated factory building in the hipster German capital, the unconventional Michelberger Hotel oozes Berlin cool from the moment you step in. Each of its 119 ingenious rooms is shrewdly decorated with quirky vintage and antique finds in a way that reflects youthful creativity at its finest. A nice restaurant, an enticing massage room, a characterful cafe-bar with live music events, and some eye-catching artworks adorning the space - all add to the hotel’s chilled out atmosphere and brilliant Werner Aisslinger design.