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One of a Kind Hotels & Resorts

Take your vacation to the next level by booking a unique hotel in popular vacation destinations. From landmark hotels built over 100 years ago to properties featuring famous works of art, Marriott’s collection of unique hotels turns the ordinary into extraordinary.

Explore some of our most popular unique hotel options, like an exotic, oceanfront resort boasting the biggest pool in Hawaii or a baroque-style building turned hotel in Dallas. Book your next stay somewhere truly different, and let Marriott make your vacation memorable.

Popular Destinations Featuring Unique Hotel Choices

Find and book exotic, unique hotels in some of the best worldwide destinations.

View of San Francisco’s skyline from the Golden Gate Bridge

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San Francisco, California

Formerly the Metropolitan Life Insurance building, the current structure that houses The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco was built in 1909. This landmark boasts neo-classical design details throughout both the hotel’s exterior and interior. Looking for a unique activity during your hotel stay? Sign up for a mixology class in Parallel 37, the on-site restaurant that brings fresh, local ingredients to new heights.

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Hotel façade with intricate baroque detailing

Adolphus Hotel, Autograph Collection

Dallas, Texas

Constructed in 1911 by St. Louis native and beverage mogul Adolphus Busch, the Adolphus Hotel is one of the city’s iconic landmarks and a fine example of baroque design. The hotel is set to reopen in December 2016 with new features, including a rooftop pool and hotel bar.

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Wrought iron balcony with five brightly colored market umbrellas

The Saint Hotel, Autograph Collection

New Orleans, Louisiana

Opened in 2010, The Saint Hotel helped bring new life to the area following Hurricane Katrina. Originally built in 1910, this unique hotel stayed true to its design roots during reconstruction. Features include authentic tin ceilings, a lion’s head on the exterior and Italian-crafted columns in the hotel lobby. In the mood for some live music? The Saint Hotel features a live jazz club, the Burgundy Bar.

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Lush tropical greenery partially obscured by waterfalls

Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

For an exotic hotel promising an adventurous vacation, look no further than Hotel Punta Islita. This unique hotel in Costa Rica offers complimentary activities like zip-lining, hiking, traditional cooking lessons and sea turtle watching to name a few.

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Aerial view of Barcelona’s dramatic skyline

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Barcelona, Spain

What’s more unique than walking up to a hotel’s main entrance and being greeted by a massive, 10-story fish sculpture? That’s just what guests receive at Hotel Arts Barcelona. Frank Gehry’s iconic fish sculpture is located at the base of the hotel. Constructed of metal and gold details, the sculpture sparkles in the sun and gives the illusion of scales.

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A tropical lagoon with views of a mountainous island

Kaua’i Marriott Resort

Lihue, Hawaii

For the ultimate in relaxation and beachfront living, head to Kaua’i Marriott Resort. Featuring one of the largest pools in Hawaii (at over 26,000 square feet) and an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus golf course, this unique hotel sets itself apart from the rest.

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