Modern hotels are hard to find. Here you can find some of the hotels that we've found to be inspiring. Also, see the modern design hotels that the rest of the Dwell community recommends. Do you have one to recommend?

Hotels We Love: El Cosmico Hotel in Marfa, Texas
Offering herbal workshops, and playing host to the Trans-Pecos festival, El Cosmico is a hotel that's engaged with the community.
Journey by Design: Marfa, Texas
Big names and installations in art and design make this small town in Texas a significant destination.
A New Hotel in Morelos Combines Local Mexican Elements With Brutalist Architecture
Mexican stone and brutalist silhouettes converge at this majestic-looking hotel in Mexico.
A Sleek Resort in a Japanese National Park Reinterprets Tradition
Located in Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu suggests a modern interpretation of traditional Edo-period farmhouses.
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
A Chinese Sugar Mill From the 1960s Becomes a Cave-Inspired Hotel
Set amidst the Karst mountains of Guilin in China’s Guangxi province, this modernized resort makes the most of its former...
6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers
Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.
12 Modern Hotels in Historic Buildings Around the World
If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...
What Are Some Standout Examples of Hotel Design?
We want to hear about your favorite hotel experiences, from rural bed-and-breakfasts to Mediterranean resorts.
7 Modern Hotels in Mexico You Have to Visit
Thinking of escaping to Mexico for a little R&R? Check in to one of these cool modern hotels and you’ll be having fun in the sun...
Rescuing a Historic Homestead, Two Artists Create a Rural German Retreat
An artist couple from Amsterdam convert a neglected farm in rural Germany into a sustainable and modern vacation village.
Check Out This Brooklyn Hotel's Dramatic Living Wall Installation
Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial...
7 Modern Japanese Hotels That Will Help You Find Your Zen
In Japan, where ancient Shinto rituals and Buddhist meditations guide many aspects of daily life, interior design is also...
The Rejuvenated Austin Motel Welcomes Guests With Upbeat, Midcentury-Modern Vibes
Liz Lambert and her hospitality group Bunkhouse give the South Congress Avenue mainstay a makeover that celebrates its roots.
Overlooking the Long Island Sound, a Revamped Hotel Channels its Nautical Roots
Sitting on a stretch of private beach on the Long Island Sound, this newly-renovated hotel is a throwback to its nautical...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Classic West Meets Contemporary Cool at the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming
New York City-based Studio Tack transforms a 1950s motel into a modern property that incorporates local culture into its...
Snooze Your Way From San Francisco to L.A. With This New Sleeper Bus
Combining hospitality with transportation, Cabin allows travelers to get some shut-eye while being shuttled from point A to point...
A Stylish Hostel in a Historic Czech Fortress Starts at $16 a Night
Located in a horseshoe-shaped fortress from the 17th century, the Long Story Short Hostel offers modern accommodations in a...
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
Spain’s Basque Coast Gets a New Modern Hotel With a Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain, a beautiful modern hotel has emerged from Monte Igueldo...
A New Hotel That Celebrates Ibiza's Maritime History and Love For Parties
Tour a new hotel that's inspired by Ibiza's status as a sun-drenched holiday destination for beaches, music, and culture.
Isleta El Espino: A Three-Room Eco Hotel on Lake Nicaragua
How a brother and sister turned a private island into self-sustaining boutique...
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at...
A Chic Portland Hotel Offers Lodging As Affordable as $35 a Night
The Society Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon brings new life to an old sailor's hotel and provides adventurous travelers with a...
Tour a Charming Parisian Hotel That Just Got an Amazing Makeover
Just a few steps off Paris' Grands Boulevards, Hôtel Bienvenue received a colorful and modern redesign by interior designer Chloé...
10 Cliffside Destinations That Will Make You Feel on Top of the World
If you like living on the edge, then staying at a vacation rental or hotel perched on a cliff might give you the rush you seek.
A New Hotel in Paris That’s Designed to Give Guests a Taste of Modern Parisian Living
Located in the heart of Paris, Hotel Parister is a new concept hotel designed to celebrate vibrant, local Parisian living.
10 Modern and Stylish Places to Stay in Hong Kong
In the densely packed city of Hong Kong, space comes at a premium—so many apartments and hotel rooms may be smaller than you'd...
7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia
The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food,...
Go Off the Beaten Path at This Interactive Design Hotel in Taipei
The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at Taipei’s Play Design Hotel, an “inhabitable gallery” where the rooms...
This Revived New Orleans Motel Has Some Serious Flair
Built in 1957, an artful hideaway on an industrial stretch of Tulane Avenue in New Orleans has been remade into a modern-day...
Ace Hotel’s Sister City Opens in New York—and it’s a Beaut
Opening May 16, the 200-room hotel references Finnish saunas and Japanese bento boxes.
This New Hotel in Poland Is a Creative Paradise
PURO Kraków Kazimierz by ASW Architects and Conran + Partners is a refreshing hotel experience that allows guests to absorb local...
This Group Is Reimagining the Future of Boutique Hotels
Chicago–based Aparium Hotel Group is investing in communities and celebrating local heritage, one vibrantly reimagined building...
Behind the Scenes: Grand Budapest Hotel
Production designer Adam Stockhausen on crafting dream accommodations for Wes Anderson’s 2014 film, Grand Budapest Hotel.

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