A hotel doesn’t just have to be a place to rest your head – it can be part of the holiday itself! Here are some of the most bizarre and unusual hotels from around the world for those travelers with a real sense of adventure!
1. Giraffe Manor – Nairobi, Kenya
Ever fancied sharing your breakfast with Giraffes?! This decadent manor is situated right in the heart of the Kenya’s indigenous forest which is home to a herd of Rothschild giraffe’s. The giraffes have free rein of the manor and pop round most mornings and evenings in hope of some leftovers!
2. Magic Mountain – Panguipulli, Chile
In the Huilo Huilo reserve in the Los Rios region of southern Chile this magical hotel is impressively carved into a conical stone and a waterfall cascades down past the windows!
3. V8 Hotel – Böblingen, Germany
This amazing car themed hotel boasts 34 rooms celebrating all things mechanical including a Morris Minor themed room, VW versions, cars made into beds and even a plush car wash!
4. Undersea Lodge – Key Largo, Florida
This amazing underwater hotel is for the true adventurist! Set 21 feet under water guests must scuba dive to access the lodge. Each room has a large circular window where guests can observe exotic fish throughout their stay!
5. Hang Nga Hotel – Da Lat, Vietnam
Hang Nga Hotel has been nicknamed the ‘Crazy House’ by locals in Vietnam and it’s easy to see why! This unconventional building was designed constructed by Vietnamese architect Đặng Việt Nga and is made up of surreal and artistically designed rooms in the mountains of Da Lat.
6. Birds Nest Hotel – Harads, Sweden
Perched high in Swedish forests this giant birds nest is the perfect way to blend in to nature on your holidays!
7. Neemrana Fort Palace – Alwar, near Delhi, India.
This old fort was originally built in 1464 but fell into decay after India’s independence in 1947, however has been lovingly reconstructed into an incredible and luxurious heritage hotel that is set out over 12 tiers and consists of 7 palace wings!
8. The Dog Bark Inn – Cottonwood, Idaho
A bed and breakfast shaped like a giant Beagle. Based in Cottonwood, Idaho this is the brainchild of a husband and wife duo who, unsurprisingly, are very fond of dogs!
9. Hayema Heerd – Oldehove, The Netherlands
This straw themed accommodation gives guests the choice to sleep on hay bales in a barn, in a straw igloo or even a straw castle!
10. Costa Verde – Quepos, Costa Rica
Transported and refurbished a 1965 vintage Boeing 727 is hidden 15 metres into a jungle canopy where you can watch toucans, sloths and monkeys play around you!