Papaya Playa Project: the restaurant



Hotels for the art scene

QT Sydney

QT Sydney is one of the hippest art hotels in town – dripping with magnificent art deco and gothic inspired architecture it sits in the heart of Sydney.


Hotel Guide for the art scene

Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm

Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm is a blend of French and German elegance situated just off Kurfürstendamm in West Berlin, home to art and shopping galore.


Gastwerk Hotel Hamburg

Gastwerk Hotel Hamburg, a member of Design Hotels, is a behemoth industrial landmark converted into an elegant, cosy space with a stunning room interior.


Hotel Guide for the art scene

Hotel Josef

Hotel Josef: Situated in the idyllic location of Prague’s Old Town, Hotel Josef is a beautiful slice of modern architecture amongst a rich historical back drop.


Simplistic but warm Boutique hotel

Arcotel Velvet Berlin

Staying in the ARCOTEL Velvet Berlin means to stay in the heart of Berlin’s art scene, footsteps away from a great gallery scene.




Das Design Hotel 25hrs in der neuen Hafencity von Hamburg kommt als zeitgenössisches Seemannsheim daher. Mit gemütlichen Kojen aber bitte mit Stil.

the library

Minimalistic luxury

The Library

The Library (member of Design Hotels™) on the paradise island of Koh Samui is the perfect location for art enthusiasts to spend some beautiful days in Thailand.


Upmarket Film/ Media Scene

Charlotte Street Hotel, London

Charlotte Street Hotel is a Mekka for media and film people in London. With a 67 seat state-of-the-art screening room, a famous bar and a film club the hotel offers just the right surrounding for movie lovers.


Neo Hippie Luxury

Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa Project is a beach barefoot luxury camp for the bohemian and gypsi located in Tulum between the jungle and Caribbean ocean at Riviera Maya in Mexico.



Design Hotels CEO Claus Sendlinger about global nomads

Claus Sendlinger just opened a new Design Hotel for the generation Chipsy in Mexico. We sat together at the Design Hotels Headquarters in Berlin and got his very personal view on hotels as happening places, a creative generation of hoteliers and his vision of what is next in hospitality.