Nihiwatu Resort in Indonesia was named the world’s best hotel by Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards. The former surf retreat on the remote little-known island of Sumba includes 28 villas, each equipped with a private pool, as well as an all-day treetop spa, an equestrian center, and a beach restaurant, where they serve a variety of healthy dishes cooked over an open fire. In high season, one night in this hotel will come to $12,000. The hotel’s guests can enjoy sunset horse riding, surfing, exploration of local hidden waterfalls and the breath-taking views of rice fields. See what the best hotel in the world looks like.
After Amazon bought an old hotel in Seattle, they announced that they would turn it into a temporary shelter for the homeless until spring 2017. After that they would start a construction there to turn it into part of their expanding campus. Amazon teamed up with a local nonprofit organization Mary's Place and the Seattle's mayor office to run the place.
This floating hotel room called “Utter Inn” is located 10 feet below the surface of a Swedish lake and is the design of artist, Mikael Genburg. The hut above the water looks like a traditional Swedish cottage and this section houses the kitchen while guests sleep below the water with a view of the fish.