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There's something so nice about a tasteful, beautifully designed Airbnb. It feels more like a home–like you're part of a city. 

But it's missing the thing hotels do best–consistency, cleanliness, ease. 

That's where Lokal Hotel comes in, which hits the gray area between a home and a hotel perfectly. The 6-unit boutique property, located in Philadelphia, features apartment-style suites but no front desk or bellhop. Instead, the team behind the project works "invisibly" to anticipate your needs and provide high-level service without the blustering hotel lobby or traditional trappings of a 600-room property.

The end result is a gorgeously designed living experience that makes a trip to Philadelphia actually seem quite appetizing. Take a look around: