The New Boutique Hostel

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Mama Shelter (Paris) In this Mama Luxe room with a queen-size bed, Superman watches over you while you snooze.
— Marie Hennechart
Mama Shelter (Paris) Mama Shelter was designed by Philippe Starck and has its own groovy restaurant with international dailies.
— Marie Hennechart
Mama Shelter (Paris) The graffiti-decorated restaurant is a Starck creation—right down to the plastic log stools.
— Marie Hennechart
Berge (Aschau im Chiemgau, Germany) The kitchen in the Kampenblick suite has stools that double as drums, each side with its own timber.
— Courtesy Nils Holger Moormann GmbH
Berge (Aschau im Chiemgau, Germany) In the library, Nils Holger Moormann left a section of the original stone wall bare and framed it.
— Courtesy Nils Holger Moormann GmbH
Berge (Aschau im Chiemgau, Germany) This front room has 20-inch-wide spruce floorboards and Moormann's Siebenschläfer (dormouse) bed, built without nails.
— Courtesy Nils Holger Moormann GmbH
Stay (Los Angeles) Glass walls here and there are embedded with silk flowers.
— Courtesy Amy Price
Stay (Los Angeles) A pair of fiberglass Labrador retrievers greets guests.
— Courtesy Amy Price
Lub d (Bangkok) The cherry-red lacquered furniture in the Double Rooms is a P49 Deesign special.
— Courtesy Lub d
citizenM (Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam) In the lobby, a plastic "algae" curtain separates the computer station from the sitting area.
— Courtesy Richard Powers
citizenM (Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam) Swiss design firm Vitra is responsible for all of citizenM's funky plush seating.
— Courtesy Richard Powers
citizenM (Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam) You won't be awoken by the jets outside citizenM's thick windows, but you can set two alarm tones: "wake me gently" or "wake me wildly." Then roll out of bed and into your space-age shower.
— Courtesy Richard Powers
Living Lounge Hostel (Lisbon) The top-floor Guests' Garden comes with faux grass, an antique park bench, and a painting of a street lamp.
— Courtesy Living Lounge Hostel
Living Lounge Hostel (Lisbon) Artists Nuno Patricio and Marie João created the Boyfriend Room, which has a love letter inscribed over the beds.
— Courtesy Living Lounge Hostel
Living Lounge Hostel (Lisbon) The Under the Tree dorm (that's the artist's tag on one of the tree trunks).
— Courtesy Living Lounge Hostel

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