From whimsical to downright strange – here is a list of the most unusual hotels in the world.
Hotel Propeller Island City Lodge, Berlin, Germany
It’s not even a hotel, but rather an art project, named after a science fiction novel by Jules Verne’s “Floating island”. All 30 rooms of the hotel do not like each other, but the creativity of the author not to take: there is room-the crypt room with the beds, coffins, a room with a lion cages, mirror room, room is a prison cell.
Hotel No Man’s Fort 4*, Portsmouth, UK
The building – this Victorian Fort, which was built between the years 1867 and 1880 to protect Portsmouth from attack from Napoleon III. Today it is a luxury hotel with 22 bedrooms, a penthouse in the building of the lighthouse, night club, Jacuzzi and a tag.
The Palacio de Sal 3*, Uyuni, Bolivia
The hotel is located on the Uyuni salt flats, dry salt lake in the South of the desert plains of the Altiplano. The building itself was also built from salt, and salt made most of the furniture. Impressive lobby, bar and 16 EN Suite rooms, Central heating and electricity. Continue reading
One of the most famous hotels in new York located in the heart of Manhattan. At walking distance is the Museum of modern art, Carnegie Hall, boutiques Tiffani’s and Bloomingdale’s, Broadway theaters, Central Park, Rockefeller center, Aspir-state building and many other iconic places in the city. Built in 1904 the hotel is a real masterpiece of architecture of the early XX century: the curved lines of the facade, fanciful Bay Windows, decorative arches and graceful curves of the roof (not to mention smaller exterior parts) – I invite you to look inside and explore the interior of this magical Palace, literally fascinating to the casual viewer. The interior design also deserves special attention. Ostentation beginning of the last century: crystal chandeliers, beautiful tapestries, elegant vases, of slender columns surrounds guests by serving only a necessary but an amazing addition to impeccable service and sincere hospitality of the hotel staff. During the renovation of the world famous designers have managed to bring the interiors of the rooms are decorated with custom-made furnishings, silk fabrics and antique detail, past the exquisite décor of the era of king Edward VII. Continue reading
The undisputed leader of the rating of the hotel in South Africa, who held last year’s second place ranking – Singita Private Game Reserve. This is the best hotel on the continent and in the nomination “Best small hotel” composed of five unique and luxurious lodges-Safari. African hotels it is also worth noting Kirawira Camp in Tanzania and Chobe Chilwero Lodge in Botswana, located in the scenic National parks and taking the 39 and 62 respectively.
The second line in ratings belongs to the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan – hotel world famous network brand, are 75 hotels around the world. It impresses with its Asian high-quality and home-meticulous service and is a leader among hotels located in the Asian hemisphere.
“Impossible is nothing” was the first thing that comes to mind when you first visit the hotel Oberoi Udaivilas, which occupies the third place in the ranking. The combination of idyllic interior of the tales of Scheherazade with a charming Asian service and modern technologies from the stories of the Lemma. Network Oberoi, founded in 1934, consists of 18 hotels located in the most exotic corners of our planet: India, Egypt, Indonesia, Mauritius and Saudi Arabia. Continue reading