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40 Of The Most Amazing Hotels In The World

Most Amazing Hotels in the World - My Next Adventure

What are the most amazing hotels in the world, you ask?

That’s what we set out to find! We have scoured the world (ok, the web at least) and present you now what we think are the most amazing hotels in the world. With LOTS of photos!

The hotels are not listed in the order from the coolest to the uncoolest – they are all so unique you can’t possibly compare them with each other! Some are very weird, some gorgeously beautiful and some just very, very cool – though all of them very intriguing and certainly amazing.

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1. The Manta Resort, Tanzania

What’s better than to wake up to a beautiful blue morning light from the window and see how the ocean folk has started their day? And then of course take a swim with them to ask for yourself. This place is truly a piece of paradise where you can relax and retreat from the surrounding world.

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Photo source: Manta Resort

2. Lion Sands, South Africa

This beautiful resort offers safari tours (walking and driving), dinners under the stars, tours to the hippo pools, helicopter rides, relaxing treatments, you name it!

Photo source: Lionsands

Photo source: Lionsands

Photo source: Lionsands

Photo source: Lionsands

Photo source: Lionsands

Photo source: Lionsands

 

3. 727 Fuselage Hotel, Costa Verde, Costa Rica

Sleep in an airplane hotel that is not located in the most traditional surroundings for an airplane: in the middle of the jungle! Surely everyone will find something interesting in their activities list: tours around the jungle, waterfall rappelling, fishing, surfing, sailing, kayaking, yoga, parasailing, white water rafting and lots more.

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Photo source: Costa Verde

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Photo source: Costa Verde

 

4. Free Spirit Spheres, Vancouver Island, Canada

Relax and retreat in the middle of the nature in a gently swaying, handcrafted sphere that hangs on strong rope webs.

Photo source: Free Spirit Spheres

Photo source: Free Spirit Spheres

Photo source: Free Spirit Spheres

Photo source: Free Spirit Spheres

 

5. Treehotel, Luleå, Sweden

Another tree house hotel but different kinds of shapes and styles! These very modern, unique tree houses with Scandinavian style interior design have beautiful views as well as the peace of nature around them.

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

Photo source: Treehotel

 

6. Giraffe Manor, Kenya

This hotel has its own pets and if you leave a window open you might get a visit at your breakfast table!

Photo source: South-African lodges

Photo source: South African lodges

Photo source: South-African Lodges

Photo source: South African Lodges

 

7. Caravan Hotel Huttenpalast in Berlin, Germany

Miss summer? In the Caravan hotel you can camp even in the winter time!

Photo source: Hütten Palast

Photo source: Hütten Palast

 

8. Gamirasu Cave Hotel, Turkey

This cave hotel is located close to Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia, Ayvali village.The facilities were used as a monastic retreat in the Byzantine Era and was opened as a hotel in 1999.

Photo source: Gamirasu

Photo source: Gamirasu

Photo source: Gamirasu

Photo source: Gamirasu

 

 

9. Äscher Cliff, Switzerland

Well, obviously the views from this place are breathtaking! You get there with an aerial cableway from Wasserauen-Ebenalp in 15 minutes, though the hotel can also be reached by walking a passage that goes through some caves(!).

 

10. Glass Floor Udang House, Bali, Indonesia

This hut is situated above a fresh shrimp pond. There is also a fresh water fountain that supplies a natural pool. Here you can enjoy nature and silence, with just small bubbling from the fountain and tropical birds singing in the forest.

Photo source: Bambu Indah Hotel

Photo source: Bambu Indah

Photo source: Bambu Indah

Photo source: Bambu Indah

 

11. Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

Situated in the Lapland area of Finland, 155 miles / 250 km above the Arctic Circle, these glass igloos give you a view at the stars straight from your own bed and if you’re lucky enough – the beautiful Aurora Borealis aka the Northern Lights.

12. Amsterdam Zaandam Inntel Hotel, Netherlands

This surrealistic hotel with a beautiful interior design is located next to the Zaandam train station and is only 12 minutes from the city center.

Photo source: Inntel Hotel

Photo source: Inntel Hotels

Photo source: Inntel Hotels

Photo source: Inntel Hotels

13. Attrap-Rêves Hotel, France

Sleep under the light from the stars with the comforts of a hotel room. A very romantic option for (nature) lovers!

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Photo source: Attrap-Rêves

Photo source: Attrap Rêves

Photo source: Attrap-Rêves

 

14. La Montaña Magica Lodge, Chile

This volcano-like (but with water pouring down its sides) eco-hotel emerges from the ground between the Southern Andes in the jungle. Relax in the nature.. maybe with a welcoming drink in the Spa facilities. 😉

Photo source: Huilo-Huilo

Photo source: Huilo-Huilo

Photo source: Huilo-Huilo

Photo source: Huilo-Huilo

 

15. Sala Silver Gruva, Sweden

The deepest hotel room in the world at the depth of 508,6 ft (155 m). It was carved 300 years ago by hand (not by dwarves though, as far as we know).

 

16. Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort, Dubai

This hotel offers a luxurious retreat to sleep with the fish. And we mean Diamond level luxury! One night in a Deluxe Guest Room costs from $320 up – so the underwater suites will probably be somewhat more. But you won’t be paying for nothing; after the opening in 2008 the place has won a variety of internationally renowned hospitality, travel and spa awards and is undoubtedly an amazing experience.

Photo source: Atlantis

Photo source: Atlantis

Photo source: Atlantis

Photo source: Atlantis

 

 

17. Ice Hotel, Jukkasjärvi Sweden

Feel like an ice queen or king and spend a night or more in this surreal and literally cool hotel. Unfortunately they only take reservations for the winter time.

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

Photo source: Ice Hotel

ART & DESIGN book 2015, ICEHOTEL, iCelebrate25, Luxury suite "Rococo" Design by Luc Voisin and Mathieu Brison.

Photo source: Ice Hotel

 

18. Propeller Island City Lodge, Berlin

Artistic and weird stuff in Berlin! Rooms with all kinds of themes from cages to upside-down arranged rooms.

 

19. Jade Mountain, St Lucia

This majestic honeymoon resort comes with a mesmerizing view that’s difficult to beat. The rooms are spacious with the bed next to the pool and an open balcony to the beautiful Caribbean scene.

Photo source: Jade Mountain

Photo source: Jade Mountain

Photo source: Jade Mountain

Photo source: Jade Mountain

 

20. Mustang Monument, Nevada,USA

Mustang Monument is a sustainable preserve for wild horses as well as a luxurious eco-resort. It is located just south of Wells, Nevada and is open from June 1st to September 30th. It offers its guests customized safari adventures, peace and an opportunity to connect with nature with a pinch of luxury added.

Photo source: Mustang Monument

Photo source: Mustang Monument

Photo source: Mustang Monument

Photo source: Mustang Monument

Photo source: Mustang Monument

Photo source: Mustang Monument

 

21. Tom Dixon’s Water Tower Apartment, London

The designer Tom Dixon bought an old 5,000 gallon water tank and renovated it into a fancy apartment. He’s now renting out the rooms on Airbnb at around $200/night.

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

 

22. Hobbit House, Sikhio, Thailand

Even though Hobbits aren’t that likely to enjoy the hot atmosphere of Thailand you can still imagine being one – maybe a hobbit on holiday. Airbnb rents out this accommodation for around $57/night. Gotta love it!

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

Photo source: Airbnb

 

23. Sidi Driss, Tunisia

Star Wars fan? This cave hotel was where many of the sagas’ most memorable scenes were shot. According to the Tripadvisor reviews the hotel might me a bit outdated so make sure you are a true Star Wars fan (or otherwise adventurous) before booking. 😉

Photo source: Atlas Obscura

Photo source: Atlas Obscura

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Photo source: TripAdvisor

24. Thorngrove Manor, Adelaide Hills, Australia

This adorable fairytale house is a romantic castle-inspired award winning boutique hotel with 4 rooms and a restaurant. The room rates are from AUD 900 up (USD $700 / EUR 620). Yep.

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

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Photo source: Thorngrove Manor

 

25. The Crazy Bear Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England

This dimly lit grandiloquent hotel opened in 2008 and got noticed on Conde Nast’s Red Hot List for best new hotels in the world.

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

 

26. Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden

If you have a whole night to wait for your connecting flight at the Arlanda airport why not sleep comfortably in this parked airplane? And why not check the cool hostel even if you’re staying in Stockholm. So, it is a hostel which means the toilets and showers are mainly shared except for the two suites and one single room. Also the wheelhouse single rooms have their own toilet.

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

Photo Source: Jumbo Stay

 

27. The Yeatman, Porto, Portugal

If you’re a wine enthusiast this is definitely your place! Enjoy wine and dine well in the beautiful heart of Porto.

Photo Source: The Yeatman

Photo Source: The Yeatman

Photo Source: The Yeatman

Photo Source: The Yeatman

Photo Source: The Yeatman

Photo Source: The Yeatman

 

28. Thornbury Castle, South Gloucestershire, England

This 16th Century Tudor castle will give you the experience of living like royalty. It’s the perfect combination of a relaxing retreat, interesting history and luxurious pampering.

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

Photo Source: Thornbury Castle

 

29. Treehouse Point, Washington, USA.

Retreat from your busy life in these beautiful treehouses! This place offers peace and quiet, yoga and nature tours. You can even have your wedding (as well as meetings and other kinds of events) here.

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

Photo Source: Treehouse Point

 

30. V8 Hotel, Stuttgart,

This hotel is a car lover’s dream-come-true! It’s not only located in the place where the Automobile was born but in the very heart of the MOTORWORLD in Stuttgart. There’s a lot of car-related activities going on around the hotel but there’s also a relaxation area with a fitness room and sauna. Make sure to visit the world famous Merzedes Benz and Porche museums during your stay here!

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

Photo Source: V8 Hotel

 

 

31. Wizard Chambers; Harry Potter -themed rooms, Georgian House Hotel

Probably every kid (and maybe adult, too) has dreamed of living in the Harry Potter world and receiving their invitation letter to Hogwarts. Well, while waiting you can take a step closer to being a wizard by spending a night in one of these Harry Potter themed rooms the Georgian House hotel has very skilfully conjured up.

Photo source: Georgian House Hotel

Photo source: Georgian House Hotel

32. STF Kolarbyn – Eco Lodge, Sweden

No running water nor electricity here, just the peace and quiet of the nature. If you wish to feel being one with nature this is definitely your place. Something everyone should add to their bucket list – immediately.

Photo source: STF

Photo source: STF

Photo source: STF

Photo source: STF

Photo source: STF

Photo source: STF

 

33. Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Belgium

The beautiful church built in 1231 was renovated and turned very into a hotel that opened for guests in 2009. The place is an artistic performance built of stained-glass windows, arched ceilings, high pillars and the strong touch of history.

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Photo source: Warwick Hotels

Photo source: Tripadvisor

Photo source: Tripadvisor

 

34. Crazy House, Vietnam

The creator of the Crazy House wants people to remember to take care of the nature and live along with it instead of destroying it. This shows in the values and policies of the hotel. The Crazy House must be one of the most exciting hotels in the world with it’s numerous, crazy details. Being a very unique place the hotel gets, unsurprisingly, visited by hundreds of interested tourists also in the daytime.

Photo source: VietnamVisa-Easy

Photo source: VietnamVisa-Easy

 

Photo source: Crazy House

Photo source: Crazy House

Photo source: Crazy House

Photo source: Crazy House

Photo source: Crazy House

Photo source: Crazy House

 

35. Whitepod, Les Cerniers, Switzerland

The floor-to-ceiling windows of these cozy little bubble-cottages are facing towards the stunning valley view at 4593ft above sea level. Enough said.

Photo by: Jean-Cristophe S. (Source: TripAdvisor)

Photo by: Jean-Cristophe S. (Source: TripAdvisor)

 

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

 

36. Quinta Real Zacatecas, Mexico

A 5-star hotel built around an old bullfighting ring in the heart of the beautiful city of Zacatecas.

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

 

Photo source: Tripadvisor

Photo source: Booking.com

37. Capsule Hotel Rumor Plaza, Japan

Japan is known for it’s capsule accommodation and here’s one of the best ones. It offers high class capsules and spa amenities. Great option for a solo traveler!

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Photo Source: Booking.com

Photo Source: Booking.com

Photo Source: Booking.com

Photo Source: Booking.com

Photo Source: Booking.com

 

38. Yellow Submarine Hotel, Liverpool, UK.

The Beatles and MOD culture themed sub is situated in the famous Albert Dock. The house boat offers luxurious accommodation, three bedrooms, kitchen equipment, washing machine etc. The company, Hollywood Apartments & Barges, also has two other themed boat apartments; The Joker and Titanic.

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

Photo source: Booking.com

 

39. Anniversary Inn, Utah/Idaho/Salt Lake City, USA

This hotel chain offers unforgettable and imaginative surroundings for a stay. It has four different hotels, all with their uniquely designed rooms – though some of them have the same theme. There are themes like: Countryside, Pirate ship, Romeo&Juliet, Phantom of the Opera, Egypt, Venice, Swiss Family Robinson, you name it!

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

Photo source: Anniversary Inn

 

40. The Boot, Nelson, New Zealand

This way adorable boot shaped cottage gives you a fairytale retreat from the rat race.

Photo source: TripAdvisor

Photo source: TripAdvisor

 


That’s it for now, hope you enjoyed these hotels and have a chance to visit some of them!

What other awesome and amazing hotels in the world did we miss? Send us a quick tip here with our contact form!

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