If you’re looking for an adventure that is far from the usual, then start off with a unique place to stay. Here are ten of the world’s most astonishing hotel rooms that you would definitely love to try.
1. The Manta Resort, Tanzania
Spend a night in your own private island with an underwater room four meters below the surface complete with a double bedroom that overlooks the underwater world so you can almost literally sleep with the fishes. You can also sunbathe and stargaze on your water deck or go scuba diving to discover Pemba’s colourful coral reefs.
2. Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland
Stay in private, luxurious igloos that give you the perfect overhead view of the beautiful Northern Lights. Finland’s Igloo Village boasts 20 thermal glass igloos that provide an incredible view of the Aurora Borealis minus the jittering and frostbite.
3. Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island
Get a spectacular view of the underwater world of Rangali Island by staying in Conrad Maldives Hotel. Enjoy luxurious dining options in their undersea restaurant and spend the night in an underwater room to find comfort in the depths of the ocean.
4. Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia
If you prefer to enjoy the greenery view of Mother Nature then Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens is one of the best choices for you. Enjoy a private infinity-edged pool, Asian, Mediterranean, and French dining options, and 5-star facilities including a spa. Go on a cycling trip or enjoy the villa at Hanging Gardens complete with traditional Balinese décor.
5. Attrap Reves Hotel, France
Feel as if you’re one with nature in a transparent, bubble room complete with meals, telescopes with star charts, and an outdoor jacuzzi. Every bubble was placed in particularly scenic viewpoint so feel free to choose what you prefer.
Price Range: $137-$625
6. Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel, Sweden
If the cold doesn’t bother you, stay in one of Jukkasjärvi’s unique Ice Hotels. Every room is specially crafted by various artists out of ice alone from the frozen Torne River. And yes, it melts every spring so expect to find a new Ice Hotel art installation every year. You can also take guided tours to the Northern Lights, go ice fishing, husky sleighing, or even try out ice sculpting for yourself. Remember to book your stay a year in advance since the Ice Hotel is full year-in, year-out.
7. Montana Magica Lodge, Chile
Stay in a volcano-like structure that “erupts” with water every day. The Montana Magica Lodge is a 13-room guest lodge hidden away in the centre of a 300,000-acre private nature reserve. Enjoy various activities such as wild-course mini-golf, hiking, and zip line at a height of 1,500 ft. You might even catch a glimpse of the world’s smallest deer, a pudu, which is only 13 inches in height.
Price Range: £150 to £260
8. The Old Railway Station
Once defined the luxury train journeys, now restored as luxury suites, the Pullman carriages provide great accommodations to ensure a wonderful stay at Petworth, UK. Expect to find beautifully improved elements, like a fully equipped bathroom, while some were retained to give The Old Railway the characteristic décor it’s known for.
Price Range: From £ 114/night
9. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania
Lose yourself in elegant baroque chateau and wake up to beautiful African landscapes in what once was a gigantic volcano. Spend a night where Versailles meets Maasai to wind down and enjoy the luxury of a natural setting coupled with dramatic interior.
Price Range: From $1,040/night/person
10. Juvet Landscape Hotel, Norway
Enjoy unique rooms that feature Norwegian nature and culture mixed with modern architecture in the Juvet Landscape Hotel. Choose between nine different rooms that are guaranteed to make you feel one with nature. Relax in the spa after a day of hiking or skiing and enjoy their three-course evening meal as you please.
Price Range: From NOK 1,450/person