It List 2016: the Best New Hotels on the Planet

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Pumphouse Point in Lake St. Clair, Tasmania

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If you build it, they will come. So thought Tassie entrepreneur Simon Currant, who had the crazy idea to transform a derelict 1940s hydroelectric station, set deep in Cradle Mountain–Lake St. Clair National Park, into an 18-room hotel. Stay in the Midcentury-inspired Pumphouse—dramatically set at the edge of a 787-foot-long pier—or in the Art Deco–style Shorehouse. Most guests rise early to go trout fishing or to walk the trails in search of pygmy possums, wallabies, and wombats. At night, everyone grabs glasses of local Pinot from one of the two honesty bars, and then swaps stories over celebratory communal feasts. pumphouse​point.com.au; doubles from $200.

It List 2016: the Best New Hotels on the Planet

Pumphouse Point in Lake St. Clair, Tasmania

If you build it, they will come. So thought Tassie entrepreneur Simon Currant, who had the crazy idea to transform a derelict 1940s hydroelectric station, set deep in Cradle Mountain–Lake St. Clair National Park, into an 18-room hotel. Stay in the Midcentury-inspired Pumphouse—dramatically set at the edge of a 787-foot-long pier—or in the Art Deco–style Shorehouse. Most guests rise early to go trout fishing or to walk the trails in search of pygmy possums, wallabies, and wombats. At night, everyone grabs glasses of local Pinot from one of the two honesty bars, and then swaps stories over celebratory communal feasts. pumphouse​point.com.au; doubles from $200.

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