Some travelers appreciate tried-and-tested brand-standard luxury, where they know exactly what they will get for the night. Nothing wrong with that, but this is not that list. Instead, this selection is dedicated to the nomads that throw caution to the wind and check into unique luxury hotels with personality and attitude to match.
These are four- to five-star properties that might not come with all the bells and whistles, but what they lack in trimmings they more than make up for in a standout style. These are boutique properties with an intimate ambiance. The creatively-curated rooms and spaces at these spaces are playful, quirky, and guaranteed to keep your eyes busy and your imagination fired up. These are design-focused hotels that are destinations in their own right.