To book a hotel room, whose walls are covered with ivy, listed in the red book, or to stay in an underground hotel at a depth of 150 meters? Unusual hotels have long been one of the bright sides of the hotel business. Ratings of hotels, found an original way to offer the tourist properties are regularly published by the world’s leading travel publications.
The number of unusual hotels that currently have their services in the tourist market is so large that it is time to speak about formation of the whole industry. Ice hotels, lighthouses, castle hotels, hotels on wheels – they are available in dozens, if not hundreds of variants around the world.
Unusual hotels in each country often reflect the peculiarities of the climate of the region. Northern parts of Scandinavia is known worldwide for its hotels the needle. Hotels in the United States, in arid States, offer polyextremophiles stay in the desert or Prairie. Continue reading
The concept of “hotel as a place to pass the night” are long gone: more and more hotels in themselves are attractions. Unusual hotels, which is to talk, a lot. In our review we present 3 nominations.
1. The most unusual material. Never know what they are doing of. You will be surprised.
2. The most unusual location or appearance. Owners of hotels are ready to go to any lengths to attract attention and be remembered.
The most unusual material.
5. Straw hotel.
Kumbuk River Hotel, Buttala, Sri Lanka
The hotel is located on 16 acres of wilderness along the river OYA Kumbukkan, where visitors can sleep in the belly of a giant elephant. Environmental two-storey hut built from grass and twigs, and on windy days the hotel starts to wiggle. Continue reading
Paradise in the ocean. The most unusual hotel built on the water.
One of the best and most beautiful places for diving is the island of Pemba, Zanzibar in Tanzania (East Africa), here in the depths of the Indian ocean you can watch the amazing beauty of the underwater world. Here it was decided to build a unique floating above water-the underwater hotel, which is part of the resort, the “Manta Resort”.
This floating underwater hotel was developed by Swedish designer Mikael Gerberga (Mikael Genberg), who heads the company “Genberg Underwater Hotels”. The hotel “Manta Resort” is a three-tiered structure with a height of 4 meters, the bottom of which deepened to a couple of meters under water. Design is fixed to the bottom ropes so that she couldn’t swim. The first tier is the roof of the hotel, which is a lager, here in the sunshine during the day or to admire the starry night sky. Continue reading