Pumphouse Level Resort, Tasmania
On the earth heritage wilderness of Tasmania, subsequent to Lake St Clair, this 1930s hydroelectricity station is a gem. The designers have created rugged simplicity and unrefined consolation – even the weather-beaten, lichen-dabbled concrete exterior is trustworthy to its first life. Triple-height wraparound glass ensures high-definition views over the nationwide parkland. Uncovered pipes, tough oak cladding and industrial-style hanging lights give this 12-room sanctuary trendy gravitas. The most effective views are from the Pumphouse bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling home windows looking on the lake.
• Doubles from £170, and writer of the Louis Vuitton Metropolis Guides