12 unusual hotels in the world

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort (Huzhou, China)
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort (Huzhou, China)

Known for its donut-like shape, the hotel offers amenities and services that are even more attractive than its architecture. One of it features includes, an underwater bridge that connects the two towers of the hotel. At night, there’s a spectacular light show during which the building’s distinctive structure is illuminated.

Sun Cruise Resort (Donghae, South Korea)
Sun Cruise Resort (Donghae, South Korea)

The Sun Cruise Resort calls itself ‘the first luxury cruise ship on land’. It offers everything you’d experience on a luxury cruise ship except maybe seasickness. There’s even a rotating sky lounge offering great views of the ocean.

Hotel Jested (Czech Republic)
Hotel Jested (Czech Republic)

Hotel Jested looks like something from a sci-fi movie. Built in the 1960s, the hotel is located 1,012 meters hove sea level and offers stunning panoramic views of the Czech Republic countryside.

According to the hotel’s website, the railings in the interior of the hotel are made of discarded pieces of steel that have been welded together, giving the place an industrial feel.

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Spitbank Fort (Portsmouth, England)

This hotel is right in the middle of the sea. With a distinctive circular concrete exterior, the hotel has been transformed from a gun emplacement into a luxurious private island fitted with a rooftop pool, sauna and fire pit.

And apparently, there is an alleged ghost living at Spitbank Fort.

That’s so creepy!

9 Hours Capsule Hotel Kyoto (Japan)
9 Hours Capsule Hotel Kyoto (Japan)

This hotel is definitely not for claustrophobics! The hotel is, you sleep alone inside a capsule. Inside each sleeping pod is a sleep ambient control system, which claim to support sleep-wake rhythms to help you get a better rest.

Hmm…What kind of experience is this one?

Free Spirit Spheres (Qualicum Beach, British Columbia)
Free Spirit Spheres (Qualicum Beach, British Columbia)

This hotel is located in the Vancouver Island coastal rainforest. The Free Spirit Spheres are individual suspended spherical tree houses designed to allow guests to experience nature in a new way.

Three handcrafted spheres — Eve, Eryn, Melody — are available for overnight rentals. The access to the rooms involves strolling across elevated walkways and bridges and walking up spiral staircases.

Err..What if the Sphere fall in the middle of the night?

Faralda Crane Hotel (Amsterdam)
Faralda Crane Hotel (Amsterdam)

The Faralda Crane hotel is located at the top of the 50-meter-high structure and there are only three suites available for booking.

The hotel was originally part of an Amsterdam shipyard that operated between 1894 and 1979, this historic crane has been transformed into a cool hotel.

This one, no comment…

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The Aurora Express (Fairbanks, Alaska)

The Aurora Express doesn’t actually move. Owners Mike and Susan Wilson have renovated retired Alaska Railroad cars into a unique bed and breakfast known.

Each room is decorated with themes based on historical periods in Alaska. The cars in the train sit permanently on 700 feet of railroad track that overlooks the Tanana River, mountains of the Alaskan Range and city of Fairbanks.

They have really good reviews though…

Inntel Hotel Zaandam (Amsterdam)
Inntel Hotel Zaandam (Amsterdam)

This hotel may look like a series of houses stacked on top of one another. Inntel Hotel Zaandam is inspired by the architecture of traditional houses of the Zaan region. Located next to the Zaandam train station, it takes only 12 minutes to get to the Amsterdam City center.

Hotel Costa Verde (Costa Rica)
Hotel Costa Verde (Costa Rica)

This hotel is located in the jungle canopy of Costa Rica. This vintage 1965 Boeing 727 airframe has been refurbished and transformed into a luxurious hotel suite that sits on a 50-foot pedestal. At this height, guests can enjoy top ocean and jungle views.

La Balade des Gnomes (Durbuy, Belgium)
La Balade des Gnomes (Durbuy, Belgium)

La Balade des Gnomes looks like an odd farmhouse, but it’s actually an imaginative hotel with 10 guest rooms. From the Trojan horse suite to the “sailboat” in its own pool, each room’s design is inspired by a fairy tale.

igwam Motel (Holbrook, Arizona)
Wigwam Motel (Holbrook, Arizona)

The Wigwam Motel offers individual teepees that ate cozy and comfortable. It is influenced Native American culture, Frank Redford began building these motels across America in the 1930s.

Source: CNN

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