Unique and Unusual Hotels and Inns

Big and small hotels

Grand Hotel De Kromme Raake
According to the Guinness book of records this is the world smallest hotel. The number of rooms, just one.

First World Hotel
The First World Hotel in Malaysia claims to be the world's biggest hotel, with over 6,300 rooms. You will be amazed by the tastefully decorated surroundings as you step into the rainforest themed hotel lobby.

Hotel President Wilson
The biggest price you pay in a hotel located in Geneva, Switzerland. The prices of the Presidential suite is only on request. These suites can be reserved for the princely sum of $33,000 (20,907) per night.

Warm and cold hotels

The Ice Hotel
Imagine a hotel which is rebuilt every year. A new design, new suites, a brand new reception - in fact everything in it is crisp and new.  

Desert Cave
Built into the side of a hill in Coober Pedy, South Australia. 50 guest rooms including 19 subterranean.

Gamirasu Cave hotel
Gamirasu is the name of an exquisitely restored eighteen-room cave house opened in 1999, in Ayvali Village near Urgup in the
heart of Cappadocia, Turkey.

Salt hotel
This hotel is constructed with salt bricks, even the beds are made out of salt.

High and low hotels

The Hotel Woodpecker Sweden
Guests climb up a 13-m ladder to reach the hotel's only room--and that's where they stay, because the ladder is then removed.

Room With a View
Interested in staying in a tree house built into a giant cedar tree? How about a hotel made entirely of ice, rebuilt from the ground every year? Some of the world's most unusual hotels are listed at this site, with information on how you can plan your stay.

Otter Inn Sweden
This under water hotel opened in June 2000 and from the beginning it was a great success. Scuba gear not needed.

Hydropolis hotel Dubai
You can sleep here with the fishes in the luxury underwater hotel, 20 metres below the surface.

Jules' Undersea Lodge
named after Jules Verne (author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), is located off the shore of Key Largo, Florida. Originally built as a research laboratory, Jules' Undersea Lodge is the world's first underwater hotel.

Hotel Everest View
This hotel is highest altitude hotel of the world, which is popular all over the world for its majestic location and panoramic view of the Mt. Everest.

Burj Al Arab
the highest and very luxurious hotel dominating the Dubai coastline.

Fantasy hotels

FantaSuite Hotels
Each suite in these hotels immerses you in a theme. Choose from Tree House, Outer Space, Drive-In Theater, and many more. Sleep in a cave or atop a giant sandwich. Bizarre but fun for families or couples.

Furnace Creek Inn
Deluxe resort located in a natural oasis in the middle of Death Valley National Park. This unique destination is surrounded by salt flats, ancient geological formations, chiselled canyons, and majestic mountains. Alongside the elegant 1930s Inn is the family-oriented Furnace Creek Ranch.

Traditional painted tepees complete with beds, and wood fires. nestled in a valley next to the Snoqualmie National Forest, which provides 250,000 acres of wilderness for riding and hiking.

Madonna Inn
No two rooms are alike in this unique California landmark, famous for its waterfall bathrooms.

Miscellaneous hotels

Private Island
Interested in a bit of privacy? Rent a whole island just for you.

Art hotels
A variety of hotels which exhibits the works of a contemporary artist. like a museum, it impressively uses the public space of a hotel to present a general perspective of the overall work of one significant artist.

The Hoshi Ryokan
The oldest hotel in the world