From rock’n’roll riots to criminal proceedings
Probably be leading this list should be the hotel “Watergate” in Washington, according to the analytical center ” Indicators of real estate market “. But it is currently closed for repairs, apparently, so was deliberately not included in the list.
1. The Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin, Germany. Average price per night: $313-692
Hotel Adlon Kempinski enjoys a prestigious location in Central Berlin, near the famous Brandenburg gate. The hotel has acquired a scandalous notoriety in November 2003 when pop legend Michael Jackson brandished one of his children from the balcony on the eyes at the bottom of the screaming crowd. The hotel still attracts many celebrities, politicians and even royalty (the Queen stayed here in the UK and the Prince of Wales.) “One of the best hotels we have visited,” said one expert TripAdvisor. 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
The Fairmont Banff Springs is probably familiar to anyone who has visited the town of Banff. External architectural beauty and grandeur of the hotel, complemented by exquisite interiors.
Interestingly, however respectable age (1888 R.) this stately beauty has the mystical plume.
This is one of those hotels-castles, in which at night you can hear footsteps in the hallway or snicker behind the wall. To feel a strange movement of air from which get goosebumps or catch the corner of my eye a movement entering the room or passing by mirrors. Sometimes it seems that after you someone is watching, and sometimes understand that it is not just a feeling.
A few ghosts settled there on a permanent basis.
The old porter Sam
Sam McAuley, an immigrant from Scotland, who for more than 40 years worked in a hotel as a porter. Continue reading