’s Top 10 Most Amazing and Unusual Hotels

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Our readers were asked to choose the best and most unusual hotels out of 101 amazing hotels. Some of them might not offer 5-star comfort but they truly are the world’s most amazing and most unusual hotels!

Without further ado, here are our Top 10 Most Amazing and Unusual Hotels:

10.- Hotel Silken Puerta America Madrid – Spain

A futuristic hotel in the Spanish capital which has been designed by world-renowned architects and artists. Don’t worry, this is one of those amazing luxury hotels which offers 5-star comfort and style for no extra rates. At the Silken Puerta America, no room is the same! Book the hotel here. To view more photos and read more info on this stunning hotel, click here.

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8th Floor designed by Katrhyn Findlay
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Designed by Richard Gluckman
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Zaha Hadid’s rooms are amongst the most popular
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Warm Colors and Amazing View. Designed by Jean Nouvel

9.- Blow Up Hall 5050 – Poland

The Blow Up Hall 5050 is another European hotel which sets a futuristic tone. Located in Poznan, Poland, the hotel does not only boast beautifully designed rooms but also makes use of 21st-century technology. Guests are handed an iPhone when they check in to open their rooms’ doors. Book this luxury hotel here.

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Geometrical Furniture

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Comfort and Design
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The hotel’s bar
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Hotel View

8.- Kolarbyn Eco Lodge – Sweden

Back to basics. And no better place than Sweden. Kolarbyn Eco Lodge tries to minimize the environmental impact by becoming part of nature. Beautiful cabins and huts are equipped with simple but comfortable furniture and appliances. Not sure you’ll get wi-fi here… Visit the hotel’s website: Click here

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The woods
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Candlelight Dinner
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Not as cold as it seems
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Cozy Bedroom

7.- Thorngrove Manor – Australia

From futuristic to natural to royal. Thorngrove Manor is a beautiful property in Adelaide Hills, Australia. Its beautiful decor and impressive facade attract guests from all over the world. Visit the hotel’s website: Book here: Thorngrove Manor.

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Fairy Tale Entrance to Hotel
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Fit for the Royalty
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A Home Away from Home
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Romantic Australia

6.- The Boot Hotel – New Zealand

It starts getting unusual from here on. Sleep inside a boot in New Zealand. Your experience will be enhanced by the beautiful green surroundings and countryside lifestyle. Visit the hotel’s website:

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The boot Hotel’s Facade
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Boot Breakfast
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Get away from the hustle and bustle
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Comfort inside the Boot

5.- Dog Bark Park Inn – USA

Cottonwood, Idaho. Whereas many might not have heard about Cottonwood, their most famous Beagle has been featured on news shows, magazines and blogs all over the world. The famous B&B takes the “pet-friendly hotel” term to a new level. Visit the hotel’s website:

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Spend a night inside the world’s biggest beagle
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A pet friendly B&B
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Get your souvenirs from the hotel’s store
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Beautiful green areas surround Cottonwood’s most famous Beagle

4.- Museumotel – France

The museumotel in France is a truly unique piece of art. Designed by Pascal Haüserman in the 1960′s as the summer annex of a bigger hotel, the place was converted into the museumotel in 2006 and has since enjoyed the popularity and success it always deserved. Its interiors have a pop-art atmosphere and each bubble has a different theme. All images provided by Museumotel. © SARL Museumotel – SCI Modules. Visit the hotel’s website:

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Truly unusual
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Funky Interiors
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A romantic getaway
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Colourful bubbles

3.- Hotel de Glace – Canada

To begin our top 3 is the Hotel de Glace in Quebec City, Canada. The beautiful and unusual property is one of the few actual ice hotels and the only one of its kind in North America. Work has been under way for the upcoming season since June, when the hotel last melted and made its way into the St. Lawrence river. The upcoming season opens on January 6th. Visit the hotel’s website: Book here: Ice Hotel.

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Impressive Igloo-like Facades at the Ice Hotel
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Cozy and Warm Interiors
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Indoor Hall
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Beautifully decorated rooms

2.- Anantara Golden Triangle – Thailand

Some hotels captivated our readers’ sense of curiosity thanks to their unusual architecture but some of the less unusual earned their votes thanks to their beauty and magnificence. The Anantara Golden Triangle is the best example of this. Being located in the beautiful Golden Triangle should be enough to make it stand out but coupled with amazing structures and unique experiences, the Anantara Resort provides the perfect balance between uniqueness and luxury. Book here: Anantara Golden Triangle

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Another pet-friendly hotel
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The Impressive Hotel Lobby
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Romantic dinner anyone?
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Beautiful interiors at the Anantara Golden Triangle

1.- Karosta Prison – Latvia

*Drumrolls* And the world’s most amazing and unusual hotel of 2011 is… the Karosta Prison. This former KGB prison has been previously described as hell on Earth. Nobody knows exactly what went down behind the walls of the former Soviet penitentiary but the cast of the US Television Show “Ghosthunters International” called it the site with the most paranormal activity in the world. Sound scary? It sure does to us! Some people have gathered the courage to spend the night in the prison and most have interesting stories to tell. Would you be brave enough to give it a try? Visit the hotel’s website:


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Waiting for you with arms wide open
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No en-suite facilities but, hey…
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Karosta Prison has been described as Hell on Earth


From haunted prisons to romantic and luxurious getaways, this list not only provides the most unique, unusual and amazing hotels in the world but also some of the best. If you were to stay in each of these hotels, you’d be able to experience everything: from being treated as a prisoner to being treated as royalty.

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  • Golden Hotels

    Wow! These are really amazing and unusual hotels. I love the top hotels. I was amazed when I was looking at the pictures. They area all nice and amazing. Hotels in Canada attract me most. Thank You for sharing and posting this photos.

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  • Rudy

    Lovely photos. Love every one of them. Thanks for sharing.

  • rrrrrrr

    Latvija pirma vieta, wughuhu

  • Woof

    Lets stay the night at prison, k?

  • laura

    Ura! Latvija uz prieksu!

  • ubud accommodation

    wow..the hotel list is awesome, specially Kolarbyn Eco Lodge in Sweden, that truly back to nature, …and in Karosta Prison in Latvia…i will be scared to stay there…maybe just me..but i think there is ghost in there..from the picture above..hahahaha

  • PigeonForgeCabins

    You would of never thought a prison would be the number one most amazing hotel in the world. Who would want to sleep there it looks very uncomfortable but somehow looks like a blast.

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  • Mark

    A very interesting concept indeed with the snaps.Zaha Hadid’s rooms are the most popular i really like those very much.

  • asher

    i hope to visit some of these one day

  • Michael Kapoustin

    All the hotels are gems on this earth…. wonderful and amazing. Karosta Prison would be an exciting place to live in.

  • Reese

    Goodness! The last one took by surprise. But the rest of the hotels are really awesome. I definitely would love to pay visits too. Most especially the eco lodge as it seems quite adventurous. But I wouldn’t spend a night in that prison not even if someone pays me.

  • Reese

    And oh! the hotel in Madrid is really quite exceptional, too. I never even thought such a hotel exists in Madrid.

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    Thanks for providing the information related to Hotel. Because I love traveling and different kinds of Hotels. I really like all the hotels.

  • Chris

    Fantastic post, I was intrigued to see what would be the number one and it looks like a worthy winner.

  • Sarah

    These are AMAZING!!

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  • astrid

    Very like the hotel silken with white bedroom interior ^_^

  • Ashley

    I like the Iglo hotel best. I hope I could get the chance to stay in that hotel and sleep while surrounded by ice. It’s best to know about all this incredible hotels, visit to search for your favorite hotel.

  • Court

    I would totally do the prison deal. Maybe find myself some ghosts. The Ice Hotel is super cool as well. Went last year. Very interesting experience. If you want to stay in Montreal proper and have a great experience go to Le Saint Sulpice Hotel ( for accomodation. It’s not so much a weird hotel, Montreal doesn’t do much of that, but it will give anyone with a taste for luxury suites exactly what they want. Its location is super, rooms are great, spa to die for…

    • court

      *the spa is not in the hotel but affiliated with it and only minutes away

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  • Rajnish Sharma

    I like this beagle,indeed!!!

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  • D’habitat

    Looking good hotel pictures and i hope these accommodation for perfect stay.

  • locations en espagne

    Awesome hotels. Would you share the rental information for all the hotels. The icy I love the most. As i travel most of the high class hotels but these all are unique designed and want to fell it personally.

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  • Elvin Buttler

    These all hotels pics are really awesome with better facility of luxury bed rooms.

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  • Lisa Busby

    I love these hotels! Definitely going to add some of these to my Amazing Hotels of the world facebook page!

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