Hotels for art lovers in Toronto, the Maldives and London

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Divers assemble the underwater exhibition of works by Andreas Franke beside Niyama resort in the Maldives (Picture: Photoshelter) Divers assemble the underwater exhibition of works by Andreas Franke beside Niyama resort in the Maldives (Picture: Photoshelter)

From Banksy in London to underwater art in the Maldives, we track down the latest hotels that double as art galleries.

Maldives
A fantasy fairy-tale underwater exhibition by visual artist Andreas Franke is currently anchored in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The photographic pieces depict folklore from Snow White to Red Riding Hood and can be seen from the windows of Niyama’s underwater club and Huvafen Fushi’s underwater spa.
Doubles from £530, www.niyama.peraquum.com

The Gladstone in Toronto is part-hotel, part-art gallery (Picture: supplied) The Gladstone in Toronto is part-hotel, part-art gallery (Picture: supplied)

Toronto
The Gladstone is an anti-chain hotel. The 37 rooms, designed by different artists, have names such as the Parlour of Twilight, lit by neon lights and covered in reflective fabrics. The second floor is devoted to art and open to the public. The If Walls Could…

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