10 Unusual Hotels You Must Book For Your Next Vacation

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1. ICEHOTEL

The Icehotel  is a hotel rebuilt each year with snow and ice in the village of Jukkasjärvi, in northern Sweden, about 17 kilometers (11 mi) from Kiruna. It is the world’s first ice hotel.

After its first opening in 1990, the hotel has been rebuilt each year from December to April. The hotel, including the chairs and beds, is constructed from snow and ice blocks taken from the nearby Torne River. Artists are invited to create different rooms and decorations made by ice. Besides bedrooms, there is a bar, with glasses made of ice and an ice chapel that is popular with marrying couples. The structure remains below freezing, around −5 °C (23 °F)

2. Hotel Costa Verde

Located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific, Hotel Costa Verde near Quepos, Costa Rica, features one of the most unique hotel rooms . A two bedroom, fully retrofitted, vintage 1965 Boeing 727 fuselage, available on your next vacation!

3. Wigwam Motels

The Wigwam Motels, also known as the “Wigwam Villages”, is a motel chain in the United States built during the 1930s and 1940s. The rooms are built in the form of tipis, mistakenly referred to as wigwams.It originally had seven different locations: two locations in Kentucky and one each in Alabama, Florida, Arizona, Louisiana, and California.

They are very distinctive historic landmarks. Two of the three surviving motels are located on historic U.S. Route 66: in Holbrook, Arizona, and on the city boundary between Rialto and San Bernardino, California. .

4. Chateau Poochie

Born of inherent passion to provide an exquisitely nurturing experience, Chateau Poochie Dog Resort & Spa embraces the essence of impeccable world-class service. Guests are pampered, entertained, and indulged with meticulous care and personal attention.

5. Dog Bark Park Inn

Opened in 2003 by Idaho-based chainsaw artists Dennis J. Sullivan and Frances Conklin, Dog Bark Park Inn is not only one of the world’s quirkiest hotels, it also lays claim to the title of ‘World’s Biggest Beagle’. The 30-foot-high beagle-shaped inn, nicknamed Sweet Willy, features two bedrooms and stands next to a slightly smaller 12-foot-tall beagle statue named Toby. Naturally, the bed and breakfast is dog-friendly though all canines must be accompanied by well-behaved humans.

6. Crazy House

The vision of Vietnamese architect Dr. Dang Viet Nga, the Hang Nga Villa – a trippy hotel in the heart of Dalat City sculpted in the shape of a tree and also known as ‘Crazy House’ – is like something out of a fairy-tale. Featuring ten nature-themed rooms (the gourd and kangaroo, to name but two), the hotel clearly takes cues from Gaudi, and like his masterpiece the Sagrada Familia it remains unfinished 15 years after construction first began.

7. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is Surrounded by nature, this unique property is located in the Saariselkä Fell region of Finnish Lapland. The property offers glass igloos and traditional wood chalets and has the world’s largest smoke sauna. While all of that is nice, the real highlight is a front row to the northern lights while sitting in thermal glass igloo with a glass roof and luxury beds.

8. Liberty Hotel

The luxurious 298-room Liberty Hotel is part of the Starwood Luxury Collection. Its creation from a prison is one of the most creative and unusual conversions of our time. It was converted in 2007 from the Charles Street Jail for $150 million. Completed in 1851, the jail was designed by Gridley James Fox Bryant, Boston’s most famous architect. Furthermore, the satisfaction with his work was so high that of the 152 buildings he designed that were destroyed by the Great Fire of 1872, he was given commissions to rebuild 110 of them.

9. Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor is a small hotel in the Karen suburb of Nairobi, Kenya which, together with its associated Giraffe Centre, serves as a home to a number of endangered Rothschild giraffes, and operates a breeding programme to reintroduce breeding pairs back into the wild to secure the future of the subspecies.

10. Free Spirit Spheres

Free Spirit Spheres,part Middle Earth fantasy and part childhood dream, this tree house hotel in a rain forest on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.

Its driveway runs a short distance through maples, Western red cedars and Douglas firs to a five-acre tract where there’s a gong to summon the keepers of the sanctuary from a nearby house. And then you see them in the trees: three large wooden globes suspended about five metres off the ground and named Eve, and Melody. A fourth, Gwynn, serves as an office..

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