Are you looking for a place a little different to stay on your vacation? Ever imagined spending the night in a room inside a Trojan horse replica, or in the cockpit of a Boeing 747? So break free from the hotel chains and have a one-of-a-kind experience in one of the unusual hotels on earth. These wacky-looking hotels might not offer 5-star comfort, but with their out of the ordinary structures, they’ll make your next holiday really stand out. Some of the hotels are so eccentric they may end up being an attraction themselves. So here is a selection of the top 50 craziest, most unusual hotels in the world:
1 – The Dog Bark Park Inn – USA
In The Dog Bark Park guest house you can sleep inside the biggest beagle in the world.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the internet, and you can book on this link Dog Bark Park Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho, United States.
2 – Montaña Mágica Lodge (Magic Mountain Lodge) – Chile
Magic Mountain Hotel is a volcano-like hotel that spews water from its top instead of lava, and is only accessible by a rope bridge.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the Internet, and you can book on this link Montana Magica Hotel, Panguipulli, Chile.
3 – Free Spirit Spheres Hotel – Canada
Free Spirit Spheres Hotel offers visitors the opportunity to spend the night in yellow spherical tree houses suspended in mid-air between the trees.
How to book for a night: You can book on this link: Free Spirit Spheres Hotel
4 – Can Sleep Hotel – Denmark
Open only in August during the Skanderborg Music Festival, the unbelievable Can Sleep accommodations are two-story aluminum beer cans, over sized to 12.5 feet high.
Created especially for the Skanderborg Music Festival (also called Smukfest), Can Sleep works only in August while the festival is happening.
5 – The Hobbit Motel, Woodlyn Park – New Zealand
The Hobbit Motel put you inside the Tolkien’s Middle-earth world. This underground hobbit-inspired hotel has circular windows poking up out of the ground. Even if you’re not 3-foot tall like the hobbits, the motel rooms offer a comfortable accommodation.
How to book for a night: You can book on their website: http://www.woodlynpark.co.nz/
6 – The Bird’s Nest – TreeHotel – Sweden
The Bird’s Nest, at TreeHotel, is nothing but a gigantic bird’s nest where you can sleep in. Its rustic exterior contrasts with the exclusive and spacious environment inside.
How to book for a night: You can book on their website: http://www.treehotel.se/en/
7 – Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn –Australia
Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn is uniquely shaped to represent one of the most famous and feared animals in Australia, the saltwater crocodile.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the internet, and you can book on this link Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn –Australia
8 – Hotel Spirit or Crazy Hotel – Slovakia
Hotel Spirit is an eccentric colorful hotel that features a crazy abstract architecture.
How to book for a night: More information on their website: http://www.hotelspirit.sk/hotel/hotel_en.php
9 – The Mirrorcube – TreeHotel – Sweden
The weird Mirrorcube suite, at TreeHotel, is a lightweight aluminum box, which is hung around the base of a tree. The exterior mirrors reflect the surroundings and create a camouflaged refuge that give off a 360-degree view.
How to book for a night: You can book on their website: http://www.treehotel.se/en/
10 – Das Park Hotel – Austria
The comfy and functional Das Park Hotel was incredible constructed from robust sewage pipes.
How to book for a night: You can book directly on their website: http://www.dasparkhotel.net/
11 – The House in the Clouds – England
The House in the Clouds is an unusual five-storey holiday home-built atop a 30,000-gallon water tower in order to disguise it.
How to book for a night: Although it’s not possible to book a night there, you can stay in the front hotel, the Dolphin Inn
12 – The Everland Hotel – Yverdon – Leipzig – Paris
The Everland Hotel is a touring one-room hotel that had been parked in unusual places with amazing views, like the roof of Palais de Tokyo (with a spectacular view on the Eiffel Tower) in Paris. In 2009, it has traveled to Switzerland and is not run as a hotel since.
13 – CasAnus Hotel – Belgium
The bizarre CasAnus is a hotel that offers guests the opportunity to sleep in a giant replica of the human intestine including an anus.
14 – Les Nids du Parcabout Tree Hotel (Parcabout’s Nests) – France
Les Nids du Parcabout are spherical nests made of wood and canvas, where guests can experience spending the night at 4-to-8-meter high between pine trees.
How to book for a night: You can book on this link: Les Nids du Parcabout Tree Hotel.
15 – Glass Igloos – Kakslauttanen Hotel and Igloo Village – Finland
The Glass Igloo, in Kakslauttanen Hotel, provides guests incredible views of the beautiful Northen Lights from the warmth and comfort of their own igloo.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the internet, and you can book on this link: Kakslauttanen Hotel
16 – Yellow Submarine Hotel – England
Yellow Submarine Hotel is a narrow floating hotel, painted to look like the famous The Beatles’song.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Yellow Submarine Hotel
17 – The Ufo Room – TreeHotel – Sweden
The Ufo Room at TreeHotel consists in a flying saucer structure hotel accommodation.
18 – Poseidon Undersea Resort – Fiji Islands
Poseidon Undersea Resort is a 5-star hotel located at a depth of 12 meters, on the sea floor. It is the first permanent underwater complex in the world, offering spectacular views of the marine life that surrounds it.
19 – Wigwam Motel, Arizona –USA
The Wigwam Motel is a group of 15 indian-like teepees accommodations made of steel and concrete that offer modern conveniences.
How to book for a night: Plenty of options on the Internet, and you can check more info on this link: Wigwam Motel
20 – Baumhaus Hotel – Germany
Baumhaus Hotel is unusual not only because you can spend the night high up in the treetops, but also for having a crazy rustic style, with brightly colored walls and off-angle windows.
How to book for a night: You can book on this link: Baumhaus Hotel
21 – Errante Guest House – Chile
The Errante Guest House is a very unique structure, built in a way that looks like the place is about to just tumble down and crush you any second.
22 – Boat Hotel at Cocoa Island Resort – Maldives
The Boat Hotel, at Cocoa Island Resort, is a very unusual boat-styled sea-dwelling bungalow, which is anchored to the sea floor with pine poles.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link Cocoa Island Resort – Maldives
23 – V-House Jungle Hotel – Mexico
V-Houses are jungle retreats in the shape of an inverted pyramid or a “V” that have open windows on all sides.
How to book for a night: You can check on their website: verana.com
24 – Zhangzhou Wei Qun Lou Inn – China
The inn, with four circular structures around a central square, offers the opportunity to stay in an ancient Fujian Tulou building. In 2008 a series of similar buildings were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
How to book for a night: You can book on this link: Zhangzhou Wei Qun Lou Inn
25 – Tarelka Hotel – Russia
Tarelka Hotel is a UFO lookalike hotel that really looks like a landed spaceship from other planet.
26 – Air Hotel – Time Circus – Belgium
Air Hotel features whimsical hotel rooms made out of recycled materials and suspended at different heights off the ground. The most bizarre structures look like giant lanterns and wooden cocoons with glass skylights.
27 – Trulli Holiday Hotel – Italy
Trulli are stone houses that feature a particular architectural structure with cone roofs. Monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage, they are the traditional dwelling of natives.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Trulli Holiday Hotel
28 – Capsule Hotel – Netherlands
Capsule Hotel is made out of oil rig survival pods. These unusual orange accommodations can be floated in different locations.
29 – Juvet Landscape Hotel – Norway
Juvet Landscape Hotel has modern design cabins with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the wilderness that surround them.
30 – Palacio de Sal (Salt Palace) – Bolivia
Palacio de Sal is a unique hotel made entirely with salt. It took one million salt blocks measuring 14 inches to construct everything, even the beds, chairs, and dry sauna.
31 – Mira Mira Fantasy Accommodation – Australia
Mira Mira retreats set your imagination wild with its colors and shapes design. You can sleep in a sculpture nestled amongst the trees or in a cave by entering the doorway in the mouth of Magog.
32 – Costa Verde Hotel – Costa Rica
The 727 Fuselage Home is an unusual suite of Hotel Costa Verde that jets out at 50 feet from the jungle canopy. When you look out of the windows of the vintage refurbished Boeing you’ll feel like flying.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Costa Verde Hotel
33 – Corona Save the Beach Hotel – Various Locations
Corona Save the Beach is a hotel made completely out of garbage collected from the beaches, in order to increase awareness of rubbish on beaches. The campaign intents to clean up a beach, chosen by Internet votes, per year.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can check on this link
34 – La Balade des Gnomes Hotel – Belgium
La Balade des Gnomes is a fantasy-theme hotel, with medieval decoration, where you can spend the night in a Trojan horse suite.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: La Balade des Gnomes Hotel
35 – Kolarbyn Eco Lodge – Sweden
Kolarbyn Eco Lodge is called Sweden’s most primitive hotel. The cabins are in the shape of traditional forest huts in the woods.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Kolarbyn Eco Lodge
36 – Sandcastle Hotel – England
Sandcastle Hotel was an unlikely giant open-air sandcastle hotel made entirely of sand on Weymouth beach. It was demolished shortly after it was finished, in 2008, due to concerns about safety.
37 – Attrap Reves Bubble Hotel – France
Attrap Reves Bubble Hotel, with its transparent huts made out of plastic, offers guests a unique experience of sleepping comfortably under the stars and with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. There are several accommodations like that all over France.
38 – Hang Nga Guesthouse and Art Gallery (Dalat Crazy House Hotel) – Vietnam
Hang Nga Guesthouse is a peculiar fairytale tree house that has unexpected twists and turns, with bizarrely shaped glass openings.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Da Lat Crazy House Hotel
39 – IceHotel – Sweden
Although there are others ice hotels in the world, IceHotel, in Sweden, is the world’s largest hotel made entirely from snow and ice (even the beds!). The building melts and is re-built every winter.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: IceHotel – Sweeden
40 – Elephant Villa – Kumbuk River Resort – Sri Lanka
The Elephant Villa at Kumbuk River Resort is a 2-story eco-lodge built from grass and twigs in the shape of a giant elephant, where you can sleep in.
41 – Hotel Sidi Driss – Tunisia
Hotel Sidi Driss is designed as a typical Berber troglodyte underground building. The hotel has become one of the most famous filming locations of Star Wars.
42 – Villa Cheminée Hotel – France
Villa Cheminée is an unusual hotel that was set atop a 15-meter industrial tower.
43 – MuseuMotel – Bubble House – France
The MuseuMotel features white futuristic-like pods, all decorated with a different theme.
How to book for a night: You can check on their website http://www.attrap-reves.com/en/
44 – Eco Camp Patagonia – Chile
Eco Camp Patagonia features sustainable geodesic domes, in the shape of ancient Kaweskar tribe dwellings, located in the heart of the Patagonian wilderness. It is possible to gaze up at the star-filled sky through their ceiling windows.
How to book for a night: Some options on the Internet, and you can book on this link: Eco Camp Patagonia
45 – Utter Inn – Sweden
Utter Inn is a traditional Swedish house perched on a small platform on the surface of a lake. This little floating red hut leads you to a 3-meter-below underwater accommodation.
46 – Earthship Biotecture Hotel – USA
Earthship Biotecture provides an experience of living in a truly modern, completely sustainable home. Made of natural and recycled materials, the houses are freakish designed.
47 – Zum Prellbock Kofftel Bed and Breakfast – Suitcase Hotel – Germany
The wacky Zum Prellbock Kofftel is an oversized suitcase cabin. It’s amazing how much could be packed into this bag. Here is your chance to take someone on holiday with you in your suitcase.
48 – Jules Undersea Lodge – USA
Jules Undersea Lodge is entirely underwater, so you’ll need to dive 5 feet from the bottom of a tropical laggon to enter there.
How to book for a night: You can check on their website http://www.jul.com/Jules.html
49 – Snow Castle Hotel – Finland
The incredible Snow Castle Hotel is the biggest snow fort in the world, and is rebuilt every winter with a different architecture.
50 – The Boot Bed and Breakfast – New Zealand
The Boot Bed and Breakfast is a two-storey cottage in the shape of a giant boot that couples can sleep in.