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.
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Living Lounge Hostel (Lisbon) Artists Nuno Patricio and Marie João created the Boyfriend Room, which has a love letter inscribed over the beds.
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Living Lounge Hostel (Lisbon) The Under the Tree dorm (that's the artist's tag on one of the tree trunks).
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