Here are the most awkward, eccentric and strange hotels around the world. I am sure some of you might like to stay here for a day for two.
Place : Harads, Sweden
Harads is also the home of the Treehotel complex, devised by entrepreneur Kent Lindvall in 2010, with the “rooms” of the hotel built high into the canopy of a pine forest with gantries leading from one to the other. The “rooms”, each designed by a different architect, are encapsulated in their names, such as “Mirrorcube”, “UFO”, “Blue Cone”, “Bird’s Nest”.
Place : Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
The Icehotel is a hotel built each year with snow and ice in the village of Jukkasjärvi, in northern Sweden.It is the world’s first ice hotel.After its first opening in 1990, the hotel has been built each year from December to April.The hotel, including the chairs and beds, is constructed from snow and ice blocks taken from the nearby Torne River. Artists are invited to create different rooms and decorations made by ice. Besides bedrooms, there is a bar, with glasses made of ice and an ice chapel that is popular with marrying couples.
The Marmara Antalya
Place : Antalya, Turkey
The Marmara Antalya highest level of service quality and standards in order to provide guests a warm and surprising atmosphere throughout the chain. “Extraordinary” is what best describes the group, where guests are provided with the full privileges of high quality service and experience the unique blend of contemporary with a Turkish flair.
Dog Bark Park Inn
Place : Cottonwood, US State of Idaho
At Dog Bark Park inn specialize in creating folk-art style wooden carvings and create over 60 different breeds and poses of dogs. Dog Bark Park consists of the bed & breakfast inn, a gift shop & visitors center, and the gallery of chainsaw artists, Dennis Sullivan & Frances Conklin. Many breeds of dog carvings are prominently featured.
Jules underwater lodge
Place : Key Largo, Florida
Jules’ Undersea Lodge is 30 feet (9 m) deep on the ocean floor and guests have to scuba dive to get to their rooms. The hotel is located at the bottom of the Emerald Lagoon and was opened in 1986.Scuba certification is required for entrance as the front door is located 21 feet (6.4 m) under water.
Place : Hebei province, China
A view of the 10 floor 41 meter tall Tianzi Garden Hotel on December 15, 2009 in Yanjiao county in north China’s Hebei province. The giant images are known as gods named Fu, Lu, and Shou, whose names translate into good fortune, prosperity and longevity, three attributes of a good life held in Chinese culture.
Place : Weymouth, United Kingdom
It took 1,000 tonnes of sand and a team of four sculptors working 14 hours a day for seven days to build the structure on Weymouth beach. The sand hotel offers a twin and double bedroom, while the roofless structure gives guests the chance to “star-gaze” at night, the firm said. But there are no toilet facilities and people were warned the sand “gets everywhere”.
Place : Liepaja, Latvia
We offer guided tours in Karosta Prison and museum. Other activities available by booking in advance – the show Behind Bars, accommodation and Extreme Night in prison. Different activities in Northern Forts like guided tour, Spy game Escape from USSR and Labyrinth of Senses are also available by booking in advance.
Kokopelli’s Cave Bed & Breakfast
Place : Farmington, New Maxico
From the cave and the cliff tops you have an unparalleled view of beautiful southwest sunsets over the four states of the Four Corners area. We do not serve meals at Kokopelli’s, but the refrigerator and cabinets are well stocked with breakfast materials and fruit. For special occasions, dinner meals can be catered. We have two local channels on the TV, with VCR and DVD player for further evening entertainment. We have a Jacuzzi with waterfall shower for relaxing.
Godiva Chocolate Suite
Place : new york
This is an entire suite made of things that are either painted to look like chocolate or are actually made of chocolate and it has become a tradition for the hotel to kick off this promo around this time every year. the only way to score a night in this choco-room is to win it through Godiva’s V-Day promotion. Keep your eyes peeled while you’re shopping for sweets for your honey: there are little red heart symbols on boxes of chocolates worth $25 or more, and inside the box is an envelope with a game piece in it. A hundred First Prize winners will receive a year of Godiva chocolate for free (doesn’t sound so bad), and the single Grand Prize winner and a guest will be flown to NYC to be the first and only guests to experience the BPH Godiva suite.
Palacio de Sal
Place : Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Palacio de Sal (Spanish for “Palace of salt”) is a hotel built of salt blocks. It is located at the edge of Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat.The building was constructed of about 1 million 35-cm (14-inch) salt blocks, which are used for the floor, walls, ceiling and furniture, including beds, tables, chairs and sculptures. The sanitary system has been restructured to comply with the government regulations. The hotel has a dry sauna and a steam room, a saltwater pool and whirlpool baths.
Kumbuk River Resort
Place : Buttala, Sri Lanka
Elephant Villa consists of two very large bedrooms and a lounge area on upper deck with the living spaces promoting togetherness as families and friends have often discovered. There is electricity but lighting is minimal as you enjoy, perhaps, the most unique sleeping experience of your life. Made entirely of wood and straw with airy ambience, our Elephant Villa is for those with adventure and diversity on mind. This eco villa has a bathroom with hot water and two toilets in an interactive setting with nature.
Giraffe manor kenya
Place : Nairobi, Kenya
Giraffe Manor is one of the only hotels in the world where you can feed giraffe from your window. During your stay you can stroll across the lawn to the AFEW Giraffe Centre to learn about the endangered Rothschild Giraffe or take a guided walk around the sanctuary. From Giraffe Manor, sightseeing vehicles can take you around the Langata area.
Place : Anywhere
The Spanish-made “Hotel Movil” isn’t just a mobile home: It’s a mobile hotel. Or motel, as the case may be. Its primary use is envisioned as a two-story, 11-bedroom “traveling” hotel that even has an outdoor terrace and is equipped with private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi networks and luxurious amenities that can qualify for a 5-star rating.
Hotel Marqués de Riscal
Place : Araba, Spain
The hotel’s luxurious interior bears the unmistakable stamp of Gehry’s design. Tilted walls, zigzag windows, cathedral-height ceilings and a host of bespoke details create the impression of accommodation as a work of art in its 43 rooms & suites.
Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren
Place : Stavoren, Netherlands
At this hotel, you can sleep in a wine-cask! And the idea is well executed… not just something you do to say you’ve done it! The front part of your room is in the winecask, wide enough for two beds with an aisle between a bit like being in a boat but you ALSO get a “normal” inner room, with shower/ bathroom beyond. Very nice! (And my only connection is as happy customer.
Place : Pyongyang, North Korea
Ryugyong Hotel has a height of 330 metres (1,080 ft), making it the most prominent feature of Pyongyang’s skyline and by far the tallest structure in North Korea. The Ryugyong Hotel is currently the world’s 49th tallest building (alongside the China World Trade Center Tower III) in terms of total height and has the 7th highest number of floors.
The building consists of three wings, each measuring 100 metres (330 ft) long, 18 metres (59 ft) wide, and sloped at a 75‑degree angle, which converge at a common point to form a pinnacle. The building is topped by a truncated cone 40 metres (130 ft) wide, consisting of eight floors that are intended to rotate, topped by a further six static floors.
Place : Stockholm, Sweden
An IKEA in a downtown shopping centre in Stockholm was offering tired shoppers a 15 minute snooze at the Sovhotell (Sleep Hotel). Guests were given special pillows to suit their sleeping style along with sleeping masks and headphones, all set against a soothing faux landscape. The inspiration for the Sovhotell came when IKEA noticed some of the shoppers taking quick naps in the bedroom section of their stores. IKEA is providing single, double and even a bridal suite in its offering.