5 Magical Destination Hotels
These hotels and hostels are dream destinations.
Project: Ignacia Guest House, Mexico City.
Standout: A contemporary steel-framed glass addition to a 1913 mansion has allowed it to transform into a hotel, named for the family’s beloved housekeeper.
Designer: Studio Aisslinger.
Project: Hobo, Stockholm.
Standout: The free-spirited vibe and eco-conscious attitude come through in this boutique hotel’s abundant use of wood and the in-house restaurant’s hydroponic herbs.
Designer: Atelier Lionel Jadot.
Project: JAM Hotel, Brussels.
Standout: Gritty nonchalance pervades this hotel-hostel hybrid, starting with the old motorbike parts built into the reception desk and continuing with the plywood bunks.
Designer: Agence François Champsaur.
Project: Le Bailli de Suffren, Le Rayol–Canadel sur Mer, France.
Standout: The blues of the sky and the Mediterranean Sea, visible through the sliding glass doors of the guest rooms, reappear in their furniture and painted ceilings.
Designer: Ministry of Design.
Project: Coo, Singapore.
Standout: There’s plenty of urban edge at a millennial-targeted hostel where guests bunk down in stacked compartments outfitted with metal ladders and privacy curtains.