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 original hotel can be painted any journey in bright colors. We offer you to learn about 20 unique places across the world that will surprise even the most experienced traveler: from ice hotels in Sweden to “giraffe Manor” in Kenya.
1. Manta Resort, Tanzania
Imagine a morning in a hotel room: stretching, you come to the window, pushing the curtains and… find glass shoal of curious fish! This does not only care sheltered accommodation is located not far from the island of Pemba in the open sea. And part of his apartment is under water!
2. Giraffe manor, Kenya
In “giraffe Manor”, located in the suburbs of Nairobi, graceful long-necked animals bred under the programme for the protection of nature, can easily join the Breakfast guests. Continue reading
Chic at home
“Now the difference between the Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Best Western and Hilton, on the one hand, and boutique hotels, on the other, is primarily in the size and degree of individuality,” says architect Eric van Egeraat. The operators of the top ten global hotel chains prefer new buildings. “Boutiques”, however, fit perfectly into existing buildings, often unusual. It can be monasteries, secluded huts, museums, trains, or winery. These hotels offer guests houses in the trees, as in Brazil, or tents in the desert, both in Australia and cites examples of Anatoliy Kondratenko, development Director in Russia and CIS Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
“In chain hotels all the standards, all the rooms are similar everywhere one and the same unobtrusive beige gamma. Waking up, you immediately realize where you are: in Rome, Paris or London. Boutique hotel a very different look and feel due to the service, design and something elusive,” says Skorbenko. Implemented the design sometimes looks like a deliberately, somewhat grotesquely. And all in order to make a lasting impression on guests, complements Anna Isayeva, development Director at Traveller Made. Continue reading