The Urban Treehouse - Berlin, Germany
Set in a 650 sqm garden at the edge of Grunewald Forest, yet close enough to the hectic urban life of Berlin, lies The Urban Treehouse, a very special place consisting of two tree-shaped houses perched 4 meters off the ground level. Designed by Andreas Wenning from Baumraum - a leading architecture firm specialized in treehouses, the two innovative accommodation modules come with clean, cutting-edge design and bright, contemporary interiors appointed with all modern luxuries, from fully-equipped bathrooms and kitchenettes to plasma TVs and fresh, versatile furnishings.
The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin - Germany
An award-winning luxury hotel in the heart of a funky, cosmopolitan city, The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin is the first of its kind in Europe to offer the perfect blend of supreme luxury and sustainability. Moreover, the property’s Art Deco heritage is beautifully complemented by grand classically inspired interiors and state-of-the-art facilities. All rooms and suites come with exquisite furnishings, sumptuous marble baths, cutting-edge technology and works of art by Professor Markus Lupertz. Afternoon tea is served daily in the elegant Tea Lounge, while wonderful French cuisine can be enjoyed in the hotel’s Brasserie Desbrosses designed by Peter Silling.
Soho House Berlin - Germany
A private members’ club in the heart of the historic Mitte district, Soho House Berlin is as unique as it is exclusive. Housed in a somber Bauhaus-inspired building where the Communist Party used to keep their archives, the hotel - now a popular hangout for the international stylish set - mixes industrial design with a distinctive 1930’s theme to create bold interiors that delight even the most discerning guest. There are 65 bedrooms, 20 apartments and 4 lofts, all creatively decorated in different styles, from Art Deco glam to contemporary cool. Moreover, cutting-edge technology, innovative artwork and quirky designer fixtures stand side-by-side with vintage record players, select vinyls and sumptuous velvets. Facilities are equally high-class, featuring a luxurious spa, a decadent rooftop pool, and a dazzling Club Floor where creative mixologists are serving up fabulous cocktails in a dashy-looking environment.
Anna Hotel - Munich, Germany
Named one of Europe’s best design hotels by famous architecture magazine Architektur & Wohnen, the exquisite Anna Hotel in central Munich boasts 75 stylishly decorated rooms, including a lavish Tower Suite with its own rooftop terrace and the spacious, fashionably designed “anna next door” apartment. A work of interior designer Jochen Dahms, the hotel’s gracious interiors are a genuine visual treat, combining comfort, style and modern sophistication. The hotel also offers an excellent restaurant and bar where guests can sample exquisite cocktails and delicious local cuisine with an Asian twist.
Linnen - Berlin, Germany
Aiming to provide guests with a playful, relaxed and comfortable environment, Linnen offers 6 uniquely decorated rooms, a trendy café bar and a spacious, creatively designed apartment - all situated in the same building in the heart of Berlin. Each of the beautiful rooms has its own character and frisky décor with one-off design pieces and unique aesthetic features. In addition to this ingenious boutique-style inn, the brand operates three more apartments in Mitte.
BaseCamp Bonn - Germany
Decorated by film set designer Marion Seul, BaseCamp is a cool, unique and extremely ingenious youth hostel housed in a former storage facility in Bonn, Germany. Developed as a campground, the hotel comprises 16 vintage caravans named according to the quirky decoration themes inside, from Big Ben and Drag Queen to Flower Power and 20.000 Leagues under the Sea. Moreover, guests will have the opportunity to sleep in a train, an American Airstream, a Trabant or a retro VW Transporter, to name but a few of the campground’s odd accommodation units.
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.