"The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life", wrote the great George Bernard Shaw.
If you're already feeling the winter blues and dreaming of your next holiday, check out these destination hotels for inspiration.
Whether it's a converted jumbo jet, a castle, or a boutique palace carved out of ice, a mountain or at the top of a tree, these once-in-a-lifetime stay hotels are worth checking out:
1. Banyan Tree Al Wadi, UAE
2. Burg Colmberg Hotel, Germany
3. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
4. Golden Lotus, Vietnam
5. Kakslauttanen Igloo West Village, Finland
6. Kruisherenhotel Maastricht, Netherlands
7. Miras Hotel, Turkey
8. Snow Village, Finland
9. STF Jumbo Stay, Sweden
10. Taj Lake Palace, India
11. Treehotel, Sweden
12. Viceroy Bali, Indonesia
13. Yellow Sub, Liverpool
For booking information for all of the hotels above, head to Booking.com.