The Worlds Top 10 most Unique Hotels is a difficult compilation to make, but we have narrowed it down so you don’t have to.
The worlds top 10 most Unique Hotels starts off with:
1. Atumium. Brussels Belgium:
Designed by Andre Waterkyn, this Hotel is one of the most visited attractions In Brussels today. The structure which was built for the 1958 World’s Fair stands over 335 ft tall, and is connected by nine Steel Spheres that form the shape of a unit cell, of an Iron Crystal magnified over 165 billion times. The bottom sphere is an exhibition permanently dedicated to the fifties. The top, and central spheres are only accessible by lift. The central sphere has a bar. All other spheres must be be accessed by steep escalators.
2. Palacio de Sal Hotel & Spa. Bolivia:
This hotel is unique based on the building materials. The recently renovated hotel and spa is made out of salt. Everything from the walls to the beds is constructed from salt blocks. Located 3650 meters above sea level, the view of mountain ranges and sunsets draws people to Salar de Uyuni, also known as the world’s largest salt flat. For golf lovers, there is a 9-hole golf course. This room can be rented for $100 US dollars per night.
3. Ice hotel. Quebec:
Opening in 2001, Hotel de Glace is located 10 minutes from the downtown area of Quebec City, Canada. Over half a million people around the world have visited the hotel to view the snow vaults, sculptures of pure ice, and furniture made of frozen water. The constant temperature is between -3 degrees Celsius and -5 degrees Celsius. A room can be rented for $550.
4. Utter Inn, Vasteras, Sweden:
This bed and breakfast is located underwater in a Swedish lake near Stockholm. Created by Mikael Fenberg in 2000, rooms are found 3 meters under the surface of Lake Malaren where the entrance, a red boat house, floats on top. A tunnel with a ladder helps guest access their rooms. The rooms are furnished with twin beds and all around windows to provide an aquarium feel. For $1,1oo, guest enjoy their private aquarium.
5. Desert Cave Hotel, South Australia:
Dug-out style shopping, eating, drinking, and sleeping can be found at Desert Cave Hotel located in Coober Pedy, Australia. Guest have the opportunity to stay above ground or below ground within the sandstone walls. Special tours of the outback are also offered to guest. Rooms start around $250 per night.
6. Eco Camp, Padegonia, Chile:
Located in Torres del Paine National Park, the dome shaped hotel rooms provide guest the luxury of nature excursions and fine dining, while saving the environment all at the same time. The dome ceilings provide a glimpse into the sky during star-filled nights. Eco Camp is noted for its eco-friendly procedures including all natural light and energy from heat. The shape of the rooms was inspired by a nomadic group from Patagonian who lived in Torres Del Paine. A wildlife safari and nigth at Eco Camp starts at $1313 US dollars.
7. Benesse House, Japan:
Located on the Southern coast of Naoshima Island, this modern museum of art and hotel resort are composed of four different building. The Museum, Oval, Park and Beach are all apart of the Benesse House experience. The architect Ando Tadao is responsible for designing the hotel and every room is unique. Staying the night at the hotel grants guest 24 hour access to check out the art museum. The art is not limited to just the museum. Art pieces are spread out through the yard and beaches. Room rates start around 27,000 yen per night ($300 US dollars).
8. Sun City, South Africa:
Known as the ultimate African Experience, Sun City offers guest the the opportunity to enjoy water parks, world famous casino, and Nedbank Golf Challenge. Safari bush adventures are also available for the adventurous guest that come from all over the globe. Rooms can start anywhere between $400 to $550.
9. Daintree Ecoledge, Australia:
Tree house rooms are situation in the oldest living rainforest in Australia. The mission of this hotel is to create the concept of “being at one with nature” while using eco friendly methods to preserve the environment. The hotel has 15 different tree houses, referred to as Bayans. For $550 per night, guest can indulge in the spa services or Aboriginal day tour.
10. Kumbuk River Resort, Buttala, Sri Lanka
This is the perfect eco-friendly hotel for guest who have always wanted to sleep inside a 40 foot elephant. Located in Sri Lanka, this 16-acre getaway is located in a wildlife sanctuary. Guest are able to sleep in the elephant’s belly or reserve chalets for larger groups while enjoying nature tours. Basic rooms in the elephants belly start at $250 per night.