The Jaffa hotel is, of course, situated in the ancient port city of Jaffa – the Jaffa that features in the Bible and everything (apparently it was built by one of Noah’s sons after The Flood) and the Jaffa that is just a 10 minute car journey from the bustling modern city of Tel Aviv.

Why is The Jaffa so beautiful? Well, currently one of the most famous new hotels in the world, this breathtaking passion project has so much love and attention being poured into every last detail thanks to the immaculate interior designer, John Pawson.

It’s a 19th century French hospital converted into a luxury hotel, the basement of which being transformed into the current ground floor.