When you enter a city, it is not difficult to guess which building will be a hotel. However, the strange hotel architectures in these squares do not allow them to be easily labeled.
1. La Balade des Gnomes, Belgium
The thematic hotel La Balade Des Gnomes, with its world-famous ‘Trojan Horse’ room, is located in Durbuy, Belgium, a 90-minute drive south of Brussels.
If you’re someone who is looking for unique places to stay, you won’t find much more interesting hotels than this quaint accommodation. After entering the hotel grounds, you immediately feel yourself in a strange fantasy world.
2. Inntel Hotel Zaandam, Netherlands
It is hard not to notice this hotel, which is not only impressed by the architecture of the houses in the Zaan region, but also puts them on top of each other.
3. Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica
Lovers of relaxation in unusual places in Costa Rica will have the opportunity to spend a few days in one of the most amazing hotels on the planet. The only luxury room opened on a refurbished Boeing 727 airplane; its trunk was set in a tree and was reinforced by a small wooden extension. The presidential package on board impresses with its luxurious design. One of its main features is a bath with jacuzzi located in the aircraft headstock.
The unique Costa Verde Hotel is located in the surroundings of Cuepos and borders an incredibly beautiful tropical garden. The large room has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a spacious restaurant and a furnished kitchen for guests. One of the highlights of the plane is an open terrace with panoramic views of the tropical garden and Pacific coast. The atmosphere of the hotel is unique.
4. The Aurora Express
The Aurora Express is a bed and breakfast in Alaska where you stay in renovated railroad carriages. These vintage carriages were set to become a museum until the Wilson family decided to turn them into a Bed & Breakfast.
Standing on 214-foot rails in Fairbanks, the restored train carriages overlook the Tanana River, the Alaskan mountains, and the city of Fairbanks.
5. Faralda Crane Hotel, Netherlands
Faralda is a mind-blowing and a once in a lifetime experience. Don’t expect a mainstream hotel. It’s hard to understand that this industrial monument is a hotel.
It’s a crane, a monumental harbor crane. Those staying at the hotel have a chance to climb the hill and free fall from 50 meters.
6. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, China
Experience a relaxing vacation at the revolutionary Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort in China’s scenic Zhejiang Province. Featuring a unique 27-story ring-shaped structure set over the waters of Lake Tai, the specially designed hotel is ideally located near ancient water towns, stone bridges, restored historic sites and waterways fed by the Grand Canal.
7. Hotel Jested, Czech Republic
This tower, which resembles a GSM transmitter that can easily host sci-fi movies, was built in the 1960s. Hotel Jested Liberec is located right next to the Royal Saxon triangulation network and 50 meters from Jested.
Providing quick access to Jested terraces, the hotel is 7 km from the center of Liberec. The hotel has 22 rooms. All of them have televisions and smoke detectors. Liberec train station is swiftly reachable. Guests can choose between hiking, cycling and skiing as sports facilities.
8. Spitbank Fort, England
Spitbank Fort is a magnificent islet that was used by soldiers during wartime in England and now serves as a luxury holiday. This multi-million dollar island is the right address for a completely isolated holiday in the middle of the sea.
Spitbank Fort islet, built by the British for defense against the French during World War II, turned into an ultra-luxury hotel for $4.8 million. The cast and crew of the latest James Bond movie Skyfall stayed at Spitbank Fort, now serving luxury and adventure lovers on vacation for $560 a night.
9. Free Spirit Spheres, Canada
Nestled among the tall trees of the rainforest on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, the Free Spirit Spheres is an amazing place to meditate, connect and reconnect with nature, and reduce the human footprint to almost zero.