Top 10 unique hotels Maria Mangou 2 Treehouse
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Top 10 unique hotels Maria Mangou Γ 2
Treehouse: Treehotel, Sweden Kids don’t think twice about sleeping in a tree house, but as adults, we forget how much fun it is. Revive that childhood magic at Sweden’s remarkable Treehotel, which consists of seven living pods suspended in tall pines up to 20 feet above the forest floor. (You get into them via ladder, suspended bridge, or electric stairs. )
Igloo: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Finland if you’re more interested in finding out what it’s like spend the night in a real-life igloo, head to Finland for a stay at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort , 150 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Most images of it show its rows of glass-domed “igloos, ” which are eminently worthwhile in and of themselves, particularly for their unobstructed view of aurora borealis.
Crane Hotel: The Yays Crane Apartment, Netherlands What to do with an old crane? Why, turn it into a hotel, of course. This is exactly what a company called Yays did with a retired Figee—it commissioned Dutch designer to create a stylish interior for a three-story apartment with vertiginous views over the IJ River. The crane operator’s box was left intact, so guests can still hear his recorded stories play.
Hyper-Themed Hotel: Fantasyland Hotel, Fantasyland Canada In Canada, Hotel is in a shopping center, but that’s hardly the most unique thing about it. True to its name, Fantasyland offers 120 fantasy-themed rooms, and you choose your surroundings. Options at this novelty hotel include rooms that look like a spaceship, a gas station, Polynesia, Rome, the Arabian desert, and a prison cell. Plus, the attached mall has a water park, thrill rides, miniature golf, and a bowling alley.
For Dog Lovers: Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho Dog Bark Park Inn is on virtually every list of the world’s most unique hotels for good reason: It’s shaped like a dog. Also, everything inside the homey B&B is over-the-top dog -themed, including the pillows, the board games and puzzles, the curtains, and the canine chainsaw art handmade by the property’s welcoming momand-pop owners. More than a quirky roadside attraction— though it’s that, too—”Sweet Willy, ” is made from wood, metal, and stucco. And yes, you can bring your own pup.
Train Hotel: Red Caboose Motel, Pennsylvania’s Red Caboose M otel has turned the world’s largest privately owned collection of cabooses into a quirky hotel that’s surrounded by Amish farms, with an onsite dining car, and the impressive Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania just down the road. The sleeping quarters resemble basic motel rooms— except that they’re set in real caboose cars.
Celebrity Connection: Villa Casa. Miami’s Villa Casuarina, Florida better known as the Versace Mansion, has been many things: Gianni Versace’s overthe-top villa, a rundown apartment building, and the home of the Standard Oil heir Alden Freeman. It became a murder landmark in 1997 when the famous fashion designer was gunned down on the mansion’s front stairs. There are 10 bedrooms, including the aptly named “Extravagant Villa Suite, ” Overnight guests can luxuriate amid hand-painted frescoes, a fountain courtyard, hand-carved wood doors, elaborate mosaics, Italian marble, opulent furnishings, and a swimming pool lined with 24 -karat gold.
Airplane Hotel: Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica Never been able to sleep on a plane? You won’t be able to say that any longer after staying at Costa Rica’s Hotel Costa Verde, the site of an upcycled Boeing 727 that used to belong to Avianca Airlines. The innkeepers hollowed out the fuselage, paneled the interior in Costa Rican teak, added furniture, and perched it high in the jungle for elevated views of trees and sea, making for a completely unique getaway.
For Art Lovers: Angad Arts Hotel, Missouri The recent opening of the Angad Arts Hotel in St. Louis is good news for anyone who’s ever wished they could sleep in their favorite art museum. At the Angad, there’s striking artwork throughout, pop-up performances, a musical playroom, and a refined David Burke eatery. You choose which color you want your guest room to be saturated with: a bold red, green, yellow, or blue.
Cave Hotel: Ottoman Cave Suites, Turkey If you’ve ever had the craving to sleep in a cave, put Turkey’s magical Cappadocia region on your bucket list. There, many of the unusual hotels are carved right into the land’s ancient stone. There are plenty of cave hotels to choose from in Cappadocia, but Ottoman Cave Suites, is perhaps the most unique hotel of the bunch. Its dramatic, Ottoman -themed rooms feature velour furnishings, Turkish art, and— the distinguishing feature— scalloped stone walls and ceilings of cool, hollowed-out volcanic stone.