There are so many factors which make a hotel memorable;
excellent service, panoramic views, top-class cuisine… The list goes on and on.
What happens though, when hoteliers decide to push the boundaries and create
something truly unique? Ever wanted to share your dining table with a giraffe
or sleep in a tree house suspended by rope?
Thanks to our work with over 70,000 hotels around the world, we have come across some seriously unique hotels. From Jumbo jets to old trains, we’ve got you covered with this list
of 19 absolutely insane hotels that you MUST visit before you die:
The World's Top 19 Hotels To Visit Before You Die
19. Giraffe Manor,
Yes, those are actual giraffes chilling out by the breakfast
18. Jumbo Stay,
Ever wanted a comfortable night’s sleep on a plane? Well
Sweden has the solution in the form of a totally converted jumbo jet.
17. Faralda NDSM
Crane Hotel, Amsterdam
Fancy sleeping at 50 ft above the ground? This one might not
be for everyone but the views over the city are pretty spectacular.
16. Aescher Cliff
Built into the side of a cliff, this 170 year old guesthouse
isn’t particularly fancy, instead offering guests a more rustic experience with
15. Free Spirit
Located in the west coast rainforest of Vancouver Island,
these spheres are suspended by three ropes attached (securely!) to three separate
trees. Tree houses for adults!
14. The Aurora
700 ft of railway track is host to four majestic trains
which have each been renovated to resemble different historical periods.
13. Ještěd Tower,
You’d be forgiven for thinking that this hotel was actually
a spaceship. Standing at over 300 ft tall, the building is also used to
transmit television signal and can be reached by cable car.
This novel project in Germany is repurposing drain pipes
into hotel rooms and operates using a ‘pay-what-you-wish’ system!
Tucked away in the forest, these transparent bubbles are
perfect for stargazers who enjoy totally uninterrupted views of the night sky.
Treehouse Hotel, Sweden
There are five Treehouses to choose from, but the Mirrorcube
has to be the coolest one of all. Designed to blend into its surroundings,
mirrored walls mean that this hotel ‘room’ is actually invisible.
9. Martin's Patershof,
19th Century Franciscan church turned four-star
hotel; step back in time and stay in one of the lavish Church Rooms.
8. Hanging Gardens
Have you ever seen something so breathtaking? These
luxurious villas are hidden away in the picturesque rainforest.
7. Inntel Hotels
Amsterdam Zaandam, Netherlands
Amsterdam’s answer to those who want to never grew out of
6. 9 Hour Capsule
Possibly the most futuristic hotel in the world, complete
with a modulated-light sleep system.
5. Loisaba Star Beds,
Fancy sleeping under the stars on a four-poster bed; surely it doesn’t
get much better than that?
4. Hằng Nga Guesthouse,
With its fairytale architecture and ten wacky-themed
bedrooms, it’s not hard to see why this place has been nicknamed ‘The Crazy
3. Wanderlust Hotel,
Four distinctly-themed floors are home to 29 rooms of the
most eccentric order.
2. Hotel Silken Puerta
Arguably Spain’s coolest hotel with each floor designed by a
different architectural firm.
1. Dog Bark Park,
Yes, that is a hotel in the shape of a Beagle. I’m not sure
what else there is to say about that.