30 Remarkable and Unique Hotels From Around the World

No matter how exotic your taste for adventure is, there is most likely a hotel to cater to your needs. Want to have breakfast with giraffes or sleep suspended 1000 feet in the air? Yea, there is a hotel for that. Please enjoy these amazing hotels.


Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

The Giraffe Manor in Kenya is said to be the only place in the world where you can feed giraffes while you enjoy your morning breakfast, from your guestroom window or in the front of the hotel.


Kakslauttanen Hotel, Saariselkä, Finland

Kakslauttanen Hotel, Saariselkä, Finland

This hidden forest resort is only 125 miles from the Arctic Circle. It is renowned for its “Glass Igloos” which are designed for guests to enjoy viewing the aurora borealis.


SiloStay, Little River, New Zealand

SiloStay, Little River, New Zealand

A short drive from Christchurch on the Banks Peninsula, the humble grain silo has been converted into series of innovative eco-friendly accommodations with full kitchens, balconies and TVs. No pain, no grain.

SiloStay, Little River, New Zealand 1


Dasparkhotel, Ottensheim, Austria

Dasparkhotel, Ottensheim, Austria

The “sleep pipes” as they are called feature double beds, plush bedding, a cute little lamp and a nifty storage space for luggage. Toilets, showers and a café are located in the surrounding public park, the site of a former water purification plant.


Book and Bed Hostel, Tokyo, Japan

Book and Bed Hostel, Tokyo, Japan

There’s nothing better than cozying up in bed with a good book… or, as in the case of this Japanese hostel, a few thousand of them. Book and Bed is a small, 30-bed hostel in Tokyo where guests sleep in snug little cubbies hidden behind library shelves laden with books. (The word “snug” may even be generous here, as the larger of the two-room offerings measures just 6 by 4 feet.)

Book and Bed Hostel, Tokyo, Japan 1


Crane Hotel, Faralda, Amsterdam

Crane Hotel, Faralda, Amsterdam

Located in Amsterdam, the Crane Hotel Faralda offers three suites built into a former industrial crane. There’s also a jacuzzi up there, so guests can take in some epic views while they relax.

Crane Hotel, Faralda, Amsterdam 1


Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia

Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia

Aptly set on the stunning salt flats of Uyuni, the self-proclaimed “first salt hotel in the world” features a soaring lobby, stylish bar and 16 comfy rooms with private bathrooms, all of which were constructed out of salt. Much of the furniture, too, is made from sodium chloride.

Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia 1


Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica

Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica

Hotel Costa Verde in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park has a two-bedroom fuselage suite inside a refurbished 1965 vintage Boeing 727 — offering a striking view of the rainforest setting.

Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica 1


The Red Caboose Motel, Strasburg, PA

The Red Caboose Motel, Strasburg, PA

All the caboose units at The Red Caboose Motel in Ronks, Pennsylvania, were painted red when the establishment first opened in 1970. They now include other colors and types of train cars.

The Red Caboose Motel, Strasburg, PA 1


Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Every year, the Icehotel is rebuilt in the village of Jukkasjarvi in Lappland, Sweden. The hotel has themed suites with impressive ice carvings.

Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden 1


Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden

Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden

Who knew sleeping on an airplane could be this comfortable? Of course, the Boeing 747-212B in question never leaves the tarmac of Stockholm Arlanda Airport, and is split into 25 rooms for up to three adults, a four-bed dorm, and a “luxury suite” in the converted cockpit offering panoramic views of the runways. There’s even an onboard café and a left-wing observation deck in case you’ve ever wanted to stand on a jumbo jet’s wing.

Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden


The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania

The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania

The underwater bedroom of this three-story Swedish-engineered floating suite allows guests to watch shoals of reef fish swim by. The top deck is ideal for sunbathing, while lounging and dining is recommended at sea level.

The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania 1


Free Spirit Spheres, Qualicum Bay, British Columbia

Free Spirit Spheres, Qualicum Bay, British Columbia

Suspended like pendants from webs of rope, these handcrafted spheres dangle amid the lush rainforest canopy of Vancouver Island. They may look like oversized seeds or giant eggs, but the spheres (named Eve, Eryn and Melody) are furnished with closets, double beds and sofas, and come equipped with sinks, microwaves and refrigerators. Guests climb into their spheres via spiral staircases leading to short suspension bridges, a path they must then retrace to reach the composting toilet outhouse located at the base of the spheres.

Free Spirit Spheres, Qualicum Bay, British Columbia 1


Dog Bark Park Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho

Dog Bark Park Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho

This two-story dog-shaped B and B named “Sweet Willy” sleeps four guests, who must enter via the, er, anatomical exit. Once inside, you’ll find a queen-size bed in Willy’s stomach, a loft in his head, and a reading nook in his nose.

Dog Bark Park Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho 1


Wolf Cabin, Parc Omega, Quebec

Wolf Cabin, Parc Omega, Quebec 1

Said to offer the only accommodations of its kind in North America, the new Wolf Cabin features panoramic bay windows that offer unobstructed views of the canines housed in the wildlife park’s grey wolf observatory. There’s also a full kitchen (you know, in case you need to prepare a picnic basket for grandma) and an outdoor terrace outside the wolf enclosure.

Wolf Cabin, Parc Omega, Quebec 1


Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Key Largo Undersea Park, Florida

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Key Largo Undersea Park, Florida

The self-proclaimed “world’s only underwater hotel,” set more than 25 feet below the surface of the Emerald Lagoon, offers hot showers, a kitchen, and an Amazon Fire Stick for music and movies on demand.

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Key Largo Undersea Park, Florida 1


Hotel CasAnus, Antwerp, Belgium

Hotel CasAnus, Antwerp, Belgium

Designed by Dutch artist Joep van Lieshout, this giant polyester replica of the human digestive system is equipped with a double bed, table, shower and toilet. Breakfast is included in the room rate, but you still have to digest it yourself.

Hotel CasAnus, Antwerp, Belgium 1


Skylodge Adventure Suites, Sacred Valley, Peru

Skylodge Adventure Suites, Sacred Valley, Peru

According to the Natura Vive alpine resort, the next best thing to sleeping in a condor’s nest is sleeping in one of its three transparent capsules that hang from a mountainside. Made out of aerospace-grade aluminum and weather-resistant polycarbonate, each suite comes with four beds, a dining area and, somehow, a private bathroom. Getting there, meanwhile, requires guests to scale a via ferrata course or brave a series of zip lines.

Skylodge Adventure Suites, Sacred Valley, Peru 1


Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren, Netherlands

Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren, Netherlands

The Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren in the Netherlands gives guests the option to stay in wine barrels that have been converted to hotel rooms.

Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren, Netherlands 1


Hằng Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam

Hằng Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam

Known as the “Crazy House,” Hang Nga Guesthouse is a unique hotel in Da Lat, Vietnam. Its architect, Dang Viet Nga, said her design was inspired by the natural environment around the city and the work of Antoni Gaudi.

Hằng Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam 1


Kumbuk river resort, Sri Lanka

Kumbuk river resort, Sri Lanka

At the edge of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka is Kumbuk River Resort, an eco-resort with a two-story elephant villa that offers proximity to actual elephants and other animals.

Kumbuk river resort, Sri Lanka 1


V8 Hotel. Stuttgart, Germany

V8 Hotel. Stuttgart, Germany

At the V8 Hotel near Stuttgart, Germany, car fanatics get the chance to stay in rooms designed around particular vehicles and to admire vintage cars and decor.

V8 Hotel. Stuttgart, Germany 1

Latest Posts

4 Amazon Finds that Improved Our Home Kitchen Workflow

For some people, shopping online is something you do when you can't find the right stuff in-store. However, in the wake of recent events,...

10 Cute Finds on Etsy to Refresh Your Home Decor

Why not take advantage of this extra time by giving your home a little makeover? Take a look at these 10 Cute Finds on...

10 Etsy Finds That Turn Memories Into Unique Keepsakes

Moms are guilty of saving and storing all my precious memories in a container in the garage. So many boxes! It's such a bummer...

Turning One Pool Castle into an Entire Summer of Fun

Choosing summer pool toys is always a fun family event. And for a family on a budget, the right pool toy can transform a...

Don't Miss

Best Dry Dog Food of 2020

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, OnlineMom may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the...

Best Air Fryers of 2020

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, OnlineMom may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the...

21 Baby Toys That Parents Will Want To Play With Too

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, OnlineMom may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the...