Places to stay,
an hour from the city
and beyond

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Hour directory is a curated platform featuring architect-designed hideaways outside the city – and beyond. It combines places to stay with guides for where to eat and explore in the area. Designed and built in response to the pandemic, Hour directory provides city-dwellers with a gateway of easy-to-reach spaces in relaxing places, with a design quality to match.

At the moment, you can explore our handpicked selection of incredible places to stay in different parts of the UK and Ireland. As the directory develops, we’ll expand our reach further into Europe, North America and Japan – so watch this space.

Hour directory is curated by Adam at Covers, a design studio for remarkable places to stay, eat and explore. Covers designs identities, websites and smaller touchpoints that create memorable brand experiences for guests. Find out more:

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Identity design for Harlosh
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