Nowadays people are more travelling than ever before. People are going all over the world searching for incredible landscapes, new destinations and amazing time. Why not to make the overnights remarkable as well? Here we collected 10 most unusual hotels of the world according to our opinion. Which one would you choose?
1) Icehotel (Jukkasjärvi, Sweden)
Yngve Bergqvist created this art hotel in 1989. Every spring the ice melts,therefore the rooms design is diverse from year to year. Visitors provided with thermal underwear, hats and sleeping bags and after a night on reindeer skins, friendly hotel staff bring breakfast with hot lingonberry juice for the guests. The hotel accommodates 9 deluxe suites with private sauna and bathroom in each suite, 11 art suites, and ice bar and an ice gallery; all hard carved by carefully selected artists from around the world.
Photo: national geographic
2) Crazy House Hotel (Dalat, Vietnam)
Guesthouse Hang Nga, or “Crazy House”, resembles an enormous whimsical tree. It is a mixture of fantasy in the style of Gaudi and Dali, “Alice in Wonderland” and Russian folk tales. At night, guests sleep in the rooms and in the afternoon you can see there curious tourists climbing around. Are you ready for a crazy night?
Photo: artem getman
3) Giraffe manor (Nairobi, Kenya)
Giraffe Manor has extraordinary appeal that goes back to the 1930s when European visitors first flocked to East Africa to enjoy safaris. However, the most amazing thing about Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild giraffe who may visit morning and evening, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat. Who wouldn’t want to share morning breakfast with those cuties?
Photo: the safari collection
4) Jumbo Stay (Stockholm-Arlanda, Sweden)
If you ever dreamed to stay in the cockpit of the jet plane – don’t miss the chance! The plane is a used out jumbo jet model 747-212B from 1976. It has been awarded a brand new, modern interior decoration, offering night guests an experience apart. It’s exciting for aviation enthusiasts as well as for anyone who wants to get an incredible experience.
Photo: Laurence Norah, Creative Commons Attribution Licence
5) Malmaison Oxford Castle (Oxford, Great Britain)
This hotel located in a former royal prison of the XI century, which the hotel Malmaison network bought in 2005. Grating, fences of barbed wire and the overall situation are still reminiscent of the past, the prison institution. However, now no one wants to run away from the comfortable “cameras”. Rooms has designer interior, and on the site of the former chancellery located restaurant and beer bar.
6) V8 Hotel Motorworld Region Stuttgart (Germany, Böblingen)
If you are a car lover, this place would be the most remarkable experience in your life. Vintage, classic, modern… every room has his own personal touch, its unique character and is dedicated to themes related to the automobile.
7) Montaña Mágica Lodge (Los Ríos Region, Chile)
Unusual eco-lodge is built of natural stone and wood by craftsmen from neighbouring villages Neltume and Puerto Phew. Because of the waterfall, the walls of the “mountain” are abundantly overgrown with moss, grass and bushes. All this makes the hotel look like a fairy-tale house. Inside, each of the cozy suites is named after a local species of bird, and all feature a selection of modern amenities that rival even fancier hotels in less remote parts of the country.
8) Tubakuba (Bergen, Norway)
Overnight in a rabbit hole? Easy! This place was designed by the second year class of architectural students. Tubakuba is a cabin placed in the forest just outside the city of Bergen and it is available for single night stays. Though comparatively small in terms of square-footage, the space get the best out of lofted areas, kept cosy with a wood stove, and boasts a full wall of windows facing the Bergen panorama.
9) Igloo Village Kakslauttanen (Saariselkä, Finnland)
New modern Lappish huts made from thermal glass, which allows to be in comfort inside and to admire beautiful surroundings and northern lights. Moreover, they provide husky hiking, horse safaris in summer and many other fascinating services.
Photo: infinity house magazine
10) The Manta Resort (Pemba island, Tanzania)
This luxury hotel has an underwater room for the guests, where it is possible to get involved into the reef fish life and to enjoy the view 360 degrees. At night, windows attract even more unusual sea inhabitants, for example, squids.
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