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Seehotel Ambach presides over the shores of Lake Caldaro in Italy’s South Tyrol with its perfectly formed, curvaceous marshmallowy walls which cloak this design icon from the seventies, built in 1973 by the legendary architect Othmar Barth. Add to the groovy scene a handful of soaring peaks, an emerald lake and an immaculate shoreline lawn dotted with canary-yellow sun loungers and you’ve got yourself an effortless and iconic Slim Aarons-style scene. Seehotel harks back to a time of laid-back glamour, chic repose, and carefree holidays when the order of the day was colourful cocktails and lakeside luxury. The boutique retreat has been thoughtfully reimagined keeping true to the original design fabric being cleverly adapted for today's nomad of cool by South Tyrolean architect Walter Angonese, who also added the fabulous ‘Badehaus’ in the grounds. It's hard to imagine how you can make the 70's even cooler, but evidently you can: Angonese has not only triumphed in creating a sophisticated realm of period design, he has morphed the house with subtle modern interventions. Interiors of smooth, white candyfloss concrete form a canvas on which splashes of retro tangerine, vert and oxide reds drape mid-century furniture pieces, and vintage arched lamps create pools of light with pale timber cladding the curved mezzanine.

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St. Anton, Austria

Ullrhaus


Opening July 2021, Ullrhaus St Anton am Arlberg in Tirol, Austria, is a hotel of muted luxury, where cool design marries Alpine soul and a minimalist edge. Located in the resort of St Anton in the Tyrolean Alps, home to some of the Alps’ most exhilarating skiing.

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Galery69 Design Hotel overlooks the Wulpinskie Lakes of Warmia & Masuria, placid lakes of Poland, creative retreats, chill time on the water
Masuria, Poland

Hotel Galery69


A crafted narrative of art, design and nature that sits lakeside wrapped in a dense forest cloak of the Polish Lake Districts of Warmia and Masuria. A decidedly laid-back designer escape, Galery69 is a working creative hub for artisans, a nature-loving nest for adventurists and a bolthole for urbanites seeking lush downtime on Lake Wulpinskie.

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Mezi Plutky Boutique Hotel in the Carpathian Mountain range of Beskydy offers cool design accommodation in the Moravian-Silesian region of the Czech Republic
Carpathian Mountains, Czech Republic

Mezi Plůtky


Set against the forested Beskydy (Beskids) range in the Carpathian Mountains, this 200-year-old designer hideaway fosters modern Czech county living whilst giving heritage a hug, decked in whites, linens and twisted rafters.

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Breac.House Donegal Ireland- small design Bed & Breakfast at Horn Head Peninsula, coastline and mountains of Ulster.
Donegal, Ireland

Breac.House


A short drive northwards from the wild sandy beaches, the tiny design den Breac.House lies secluded within the Horn Head peninsula. Created to blend seamlessly in with its surroundings, the house allows County Donegal’s mountainous yet green landscape in via the many windows and terraces.

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