The 12 most beautifully designed hotels in the world

Yacht Club de Monaco by Foster + PartnersWorld Architecture FestivalBoats are seen docked outside the Yacht Club de Monaco.

Each year, the World Architecture Festival honours the most beautifully designed buildings around the globe.

This year’s 338 nominees include designs in a number of categories, including Hotel and Leisure.

The hotels under consideration are all incredibly unique, from an African safari lodge that resembles a luxurious wigwam to a Turkish resort and spa with stunning waterfront rooms.

The winner of 2015’s Building of the Year award will be announced at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore in November.

Keep scrolling to check out the nominated hotels while you daydream about your next vacation.

Edison Residence by KANVA (Montreal, Canada)

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G Kelawai Hotel by K2LD Architects Pte. Ltd. and Architect T.Y. Au (Penang, Malaysia)

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Lanserhof Lake Tegern by Ingenhoven Architects (Marienstein, Germany)

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Maxx Royal Kemer Resort and Spa by Baraka Architects (Antalya, Turkey)

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Ă–ijared Hotel by Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture (Floda, Sweden)

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Olive Grove by Patterson Associates (Banks Peninsula, New Zealand)

Sandibe Safari Lodge, Botswana by Michaelis Boyd Associates (Moremi, Botswana)

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St. Regis Istanbul by EAA-Emre Arolat Architects (Istanbul, Turkey)

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Thermal Spa Hotel by GAD Architecture (Eskisehir, Turkey)

Ulrichshof by noa* - network of architecture (Rimbach, Germany)

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Yacht Club de Monaco by Foster + Partners and Alexandre Giraldi (Monte Carlo, France)

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Youth Hotel in iD Town by O-office Architects (Shenzhen, China)

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