Unusual hotels around the world

The best hotels aren’t necessarily the ones with the greatest linen or fancy cocktail bars. You can go anywhere in the world, but if there isn’t a sense of adventure or love for where you are then what is the point of going anywhere? The place you go to has to resonate with you on some level and exceed your wildest expectations.

V8 Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany

All car fanatics will love this hotel. The V8 Hotel in Germany will blow the mind of car lovers. All the rooms consist of vintage, racing paraphernalia, as it is themed around an automobile feel. The best part of the Hotel is that it has a drive-through cinema. Where else will you find a place where you can race in your dreams? Even some of the beds are made to look like vintage car models!

Propeller Island City Lodge, Berlin, Germany

This is a museum plus, a hotel, plus a great work of art. German artist Lars Stroschen designed the museum-meets-hotel that impresses guests each time. With every visit you get to notice something you have never seen before in the hotel. There are 30 breath-taking rooms to choose from and each one of them has their own theme. The theme ranges from angled mirrors, a room which is upside down, a room with lion cages as beds, a padded cell and a crypt room (where the beds are coffins) –if that’s too much for you then you can relax yourself with duty free alcohol on the aeroplane on your way back home.

Magic Mountain Hotel, Huilo Huilo Reserve, Chile

Feel like Tarzan for a couple of days in this hotel. The hotel is in the Hulio Hulio reserve, which covers 60,000 hectares of Valdivian forest. For any nature lover, coming from the city, this would be a breath of fresh air, with amazing scenic views of plant life all over the place. Many people can say they have been “everywhere, but not many can say they’ve been inside a volcano. The hotel has direct access to the Mocho Choshuenco volcano, and is enlarged by a territory full of unexplored lakes. With resources from natural hot springs guest can relax and find peace in a tranquil atmosphere. Accommodation ranges from rooms in the main lodge, which has a waterfall cascading from the pinnacle of the roof, to secluded forest lodges – perfect for those intimate Tarzan and Jane moments.

Poseidon Undersea Resort, Fiji

This underwater masterpiece has taken 13years to build and still hasn’t been opened to the public yet. There is an estimated 150 000 people on the guest list thus far and continues to grow. When the Poseidon eventually opens its doors, people from all over the globe will be flooding in.

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