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12 Unique Hotels From Around The World

These crazy hotels embrace what travel is all about--the new experiences!

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1. Attrap Reves in France


This is one for the lovers out there. At Attray Reves hotel in woodland about ten miles from Marseille in France, guests can choose from five transparent plastic bubble rooms to spend the night in. You can stay in a bubble for around 159 euros per night. If this sounds like too much exposure--don't worry, the bubbles can be covered up at night. The website suggests that a bubble room makes for a good marriage proposal. Hmmm...either way, a complimentary telescope comes with each bubble, and stargazing can be romantic in itself.

2. CasAnus in Belgium


Artist Joep Van Lieshout created this installation called CasAnus in Belgium for experimental vacationers. It's a large intestine that comes complete with running water, a bed, a table, shower, toilet and heating. To spend the night, it coast 120 euros for two people.

3. Zand Hotel in the Netherlands

This hotel is equal parts fantastical and elegant. The hotel is essentially a giant sand castle where each room, at around 150 euros a night, comes complete with sand castle sculptures. Even the walls are built out of sand. Located in the cities Oss and Sneek, the Zand Hotel opens in time with the Brabant and Friesland sand sculpture festivals in the Netherlands.

4. Faralda Crane Hotel in the Netherlands


For around 435 euros, you can stay in one of three suites suspended in this crane in Amsterdam. The Faralda Hotel calls itself a secret "hang out" spot and it's hard to disagree with that. The "Panoramic Lounge" looks out over the port of Amsterdam. If you are extra adventurous, for 85 euros, you can bungee jump off the top at a height of around 164 feet.

5. Treehotel in Sweden


The Treehotel is certainly imaginative. Taking inspiration from tree houses of yore, the hotel rooms are suspended 4-6 meters above the ground between the trees. But these tree houses are all grown up--the rooms are beautifully designed, each room different than the next. The UFO room is more like a complete apartment--it's built for five people, has a bathroom and living room. Each room is 4,000 Kronor and up.

6. ICEHOTEL in Sweden

Paulina Holmgren (ART & DESIGN book 2015, ICEHOTEL, iCelebrate25, Suite 301, "7,5 Rø" design by Wolfgang A. Luchow, Sebastian Scheller, Anja Killan) / Via

If you have always wondered what it is like to live in the arctic, this hotel is for you. Located in Jukkasjärvi, ICEHOTEL is made of natural ice and stays between -5 and -7 degrees Celsius. Burrr! Different designers change the rooms every year since the entire hotel melts by the spring. The rooms range from SEK 2 500 to SEK 8 500 a night.

7. Palacio De Sal in Bolivia

On the banks of the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flats (more than 4,000 sq. miles long) in Bolivia, you can find this bizarre hotel made entirely out of salt! The walls, furniture...everything was built using close to a million blocks of sand. Talk about being all natural! You can find a room here for about $100 a night.

8. Montana Magica Lodge in Chile


Known as the Magic Mountain, this hotel is in the midst of the Chilean Patagonian Rainforest on the Huilo Huilo Reserve. It is shaped like a volcano, but instead of lava, a waterfall spouts out of the top. A room in the Magic Mountain will cost you $222 a night.

9. The Queen Mary in California, USA


The Queen Mary has a rich and spooky history that makes the hotel very bizarre. In the 1930s, The Queen Mary was a popular ocean liner that sailed the seas with celebrities like Bob Hope and Clark Gable. In WWII, she became a troopship, but after air travel became popular, she settled into the port of Long Beach, California and became a floating hotel.

What makes it truly bizarre is that the ship is rumored to be haunted. There are several tours for guests where they might get a chance to see a sailor ghost, ghost children, and a "lady in white."

10. Dog Bark Park Inn in Idaho, USA


Chainsaw artists Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin created the Dog Bark Park Inn after their chainsaw creations brought them a lot of success. Guests can bring their loving canines to stay as well. As you can imagine, the dog theme runs throughout the hotel. A night at the Dog Bark Park Inn in Cottonwood, Idaho, will cost you around $100 a night.

11. Hang Nga Guesthouse in Vietnam


For animal-lovers, there's no better place to go than Hang Nga Guesthouse in Dalat, Vietnam. This hotel is also known as Crazy House. All rooms have various animal themes. One night here might cost you as little as $35.

12. Capsulevalue Kanda in Japan


Ever walk up feeling like a robot? At this hotel in Tokyo, Japan, you definitely will. These sleeping capsules are placed in a common area where bathrooms are shared, but each capsule comes with their own TV, radio and alarm clock. Capsules cost $62 a night and are exclusively for males.

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