While the world is not short on publications dedicated to stylish hotels, Taschen’s forthcoming compendium of Favourite Hotels offers an enchanting looks at 72 establishments of fantastic variety. As interesting for their locals as for their architecture, the places chosen by editor Angelika Taschen dot the globe and range from the rural to the urban.

The book should entice frequent (and armchair) travelers, as well as those folks with an insatiable appetite for design.

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A further selection of page views from Taschen’s Favourite Hotels after the jump.

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