Category Archive: Unique Accommodation

Unique Accommodation: An alpine hotel full of surprises

What: Hotel du Lac Where: Crans Montana, Valais, Switzerland Web: boutique-hotel-du-lac.ch I love when a hotel or another type of accommodation really surprises me – not with the bill for the mini-bar, but… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Classy and affordable hostel in South Wales

When accommodation owners and managers really care about their buildings and they run their businesses with passion, it shines through in the quality and details of the place. I could feel right away… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Luxury hostel-boat at Bristol Harbour

Like I have mentioned in a previous blog post about Bristol, this city’s open-mindedness, atmosphere and diversity has really caught me – so I was excited when I discovered that it had also… Continue reading

Unique accommodation: Classy, artsy and old school near Brighton

In a lovely, residential quarter in Hove neighbouring Brighton, The Claremont offers a comfortable and multifunctional guesthouse full of art and inspiration. A Victorian villa with a welcoming vibe – just a few… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Marktgasse Hotel in the historic heart of Zürich

Marktgasse Hotel in Zürich’s enticing Niederdorf neighbourhood is another kind of modern – simple, stylish and yet traditional. The result of a well balanced restoration (from 2013-2015), of the building that has been… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Go rural in the mountains of Asturias

I steer the car up the steep road, make a few hard turns and drive slowly through the quiet mountain-village Llerices. A tranquil little spot near Covadonga, in the region of Asturias in… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Qbic – funky, fun and eco-friendly

Having travelled a lot, I really appreciate accommodation which has a lot of character. A place that goes all in to stand out. A place that wants to offer an experience more than… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Spend the night behind bars in London

I’ve been visiting a fair amount of hostels around Europe and especially the UK in recent years, and what I’m always looking for is an original idea, a story behind it all –… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Luxury retreat in the heart of Wales

It must have taken a lot of imagination for Gareth and Sian to get started with their amazing project in Mid Wales. To transform and old and run down barn into a 5… Continue reading

A hostel with heart and history

The Old School Hostel Insider tip to: Trefin, Pembrokeshire What: Hostel Where: Ffordd-yr-Afon, Trefin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 5AU Phone: (+44) 01348 831 800 On the line: www.oldschoolhostel.com If you have travelled on a budget you have most likely… Continue reading