All Blog Posts Tagged 'hotel' (93)

The 50 Most Amazing Tree Houses in the World

While tree houses are often associated with one's childhood, adults have taken it upon themselves to create some unbelievable buildings that are far more incredible than one could ever imagine. In a book published by Taschen, author Philip Jodidio has brought together 50 of the most incredible tree houses in the world - from a teahouse in Japan set…


Added by alice on April 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Charming Treehouses are Unique Getaway Near Seattle

This finally proves that treehouses aren't just for kids! About 22 miles from Seattle, you'll find TreeHouse Point, a unique Bed and Breakfast that lets you spend a night in the trees! Owner Pete Nelson had the idea to create this amazing destination in 2005, nearly 20 years after he had built his very first treehouse with his dad at the tender age of five.

Nelson designed his…


Added by alice on January 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Gold Reindeer in Paris

Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, has really outdone himself this year with the hotel's holiday decorations. Leatham created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs! Surrounded by 40 live Christmas trees, the beautiful installation was even admired by Oprah Winfrey herself who, just two days…


Added by alice on December 24, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Abandoned Sea Fort Transforms Into Luxury Hotel

Originally constructed to defend the British from Napoleon III's navy in the 18th century, these three sea-forts have since been abandoned and are now being renovated as luxury getaway hotels! Each of the three bases house different functions. The Horse Sands Fort is now a museum, the Spitbank Fort has been transformed into a luxury hotel with eight suites, and the No Man’s Land Fort will become an even…


Added by Jacob Paul Wiegmann on August 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Congrats to Our LEGO Gift Pack Winner: Anna L!

One week ago, in this post, we asked our Met members to leave a comment, letting us know which part of the new Legoland Hotel they loved the most. (We even teased it…


Added by alice on May 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Private Tour of the Incredible Legoland Hotel (+ Giveaway)

A few days after we wrote about the all-new Legoland Hotel in Carlsbad, California, a media relations representative from the resort emailed us, asking us if we wanted to take a private tour of their grounds. Of course, we jumped at the chance! We not only wanted to show our viewers spots we…


Added by alice on May 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — 19 Comments

MMM Exclusive: Inside the All-New Legoland Hotel

After much anticipation, the all-new Legoland Hotel opened on Friday, April 5, 2013. Located right next to the theme park in Carlsbad, California, the three-story 250-room hotel does not disappoint, especially for those that can't get enough of those colorful plastic bricks. We visited the…


Added by alice on April 8, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Adrenaline-Filled Photos Taken Inside the DJ Booth

As the number one DJ photographer in the world, you could say that Rukes, who you may remember from this post, has special privileges. But then again, who else has a client list that includes Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Dirty South and Kaskade? On Thursday, August 30, W Hotel in…


Added by alice on August 31, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Awesome Human Nests by Jayson Fann

Using tree branches harvested from local forests, artist Jayson Fann of the Spirit Garden creates incredible nests for humans! After he carefully chooses and cuts branches from trees, he removes the leaves and then begins arranging them. As he says on his website, "The process…


Added by alice on July 9, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

The Story Behind the Half Graffiti Hotel Room

After we saw the incredible photos of the half graffiti hotel room at the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France, we knew we had to find out more. We were lucky enough to get in touch with a representative at the hotel named Jessica who was able to enlighten us about…


Added by alice on February 29, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The Half Graffiti Hotel Room

Imagine walking into your hotel room and experiencing this! Artist Tilt has created Panic Room inside the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France. The unique hotel has five rooms which are redone annually by a different artist. In essence, they invite artists, graphic designers and painters into their rooms to…


Added by alice on February 27, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Inside the Uber-Luxurious Royalton Hotel

If you've ever want to escape the hustle and bustle of Times Square, walk a few blocks to the Royalton Hotel and you'll find a luxurious hideaway where you can grab a delicious cocktail or two. Though the Royalton was the first property designed by Phillipe Starck, it got a beautiful make-over by New York-based design firm Roman and Williams in 2007, who was able to…


Added by alice on December 23, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tron Ice Hotel (13 photos + video)

If you happened to be wandering above the Arctic Circle in Sweden, you'd most likely lose your mind if you stumbled upon this incredible Tron: Legacy-inspired ice hotel...

British designer Ben Rousseau and architect Ian Douglas-Jones built this magnificent structure in just 13 days. They carved out the interior of the hotel room suite, installed the lighting, and then polished and buffed… Continue

Added by Visnja V on December 10, 2010 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

A Milan Hotel Fit for a Fairy Tale (10 pics)

Enter a new Milan hotel by the Italian fashion brand Moschino and you'll feel as though you've fallen down a rabbit hole. The dream starts as you walk through the hotel's entrance and you're greeted by the image above – a lamp in the shape of one of Moschino’s famous dresses. As they say, “The common thread connecting the rooms is a fairy tale theme, because to sleep… Continue

Added by Marica on October 29, 2010 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Space Hotel (4 pics)

A handful of global investors believe that space travel is the next big thing. Orbital Technologies, a Russian company, recently announced that it is planning to build a four-room hotel that could be launched into space by 2016.

"The tourist hub will not resemble the International Space Station: it will be comfortable inside, and tourists will view the Earth through… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 15, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Treehotel – Unique Hotel Perched On Trees to Open In Sweden

Treehotel, a unique new hotel which has transformed the simple treehouse concept from childhood into a destination for design conscious travelers, will be unveiled in Harads, Northern Sweden, on July 17, 2010.

The inspiration for the Treehotel project was borrowed from a documentary film that followed three urban friends who came out to Harads and built a treehouse. That treehouse has been used as a rental unit over the last year and…


Added by Anthony Walker on July 13, 2010 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

The Pantone Hotel Opens In Brussels

The Pantone Hotel, each room decorated in one of seven color palettes, even offers color consultants for color psychology and trends.

More info and images here.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 27, 2010 at 6:16am — 1 Comment

Recommended Weekend Experience: Viceroy Palm Springs

Viceroy Palm Springs is like a beautiful oasis in the desert. The way designer Kelly Wearstler takes Old Hollywood Regency style and makes it look modern and current, can only be described as fabulous. Last weekend, I went on a girl's trip to Palm Springs and experienced this boutique hotel for myself. Not only was the service absolutely impeccable, the overall…


Added by alice on May 10, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Hollywood Sign Hotel

Danish firm Bayarch proposed the Hollywood Sign Hotel - preserving the landmark

while at the same time making use of its unique location.

The Hollywood Sign Hotel will have a height of 105 feet ( today 45 feet). There will be 308 rooms divided into 10 floors and an observation deck. Behind the letters up against the hillside are all the amenities, such as - conference room, movie… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on April 20, 2010 at 4:43am — 3 Comments

World's Biggest House of Cards by Bryan Berg (5 pics)

Bryan Berg is at it again, and this time an attempt to break his previous Guiness World Record for the largest building built out of stacks of cards! He had been featured here on the Met for the Guiness World Record of the Tallest House of cards in 1992, and this time, with 218,792 cards, created a replica to the…


Added by Amy Wong on March 15, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

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