In these exotic and weird hotels, travellers do not have to look behind their closed walls for suspense.
For the average traveller, the hotel room is just a rest stop, where the real adventure begins once you have left your comfort. But in these stunning hotels – from sea creatures to freezing temperatures – trekkers do not have to look beyond their closed walls for suspense. Check out this list below to find out about the coolest weird hotels around the world.
Capsule Hotel, Japan
If you’re in a state of extreme fear, choose Capsule Hotel in Japan, it is considered one of the weird hotels in the world.
According to its name, this space-saving housing is a heap of glass blocks, measuring 2 million metres by 1.25 metres, with enough space to sleep. Equipped with wireless rooms, TV and shared laundry rooms.
Poseidon Undersea Resort, Fiji
Poseidon Undersea Resort is located under the sea in the octopus garden in the shade. Built by the President of the US submarines L. Bruce Jones, it was built 40 feet under the clear water of 5000 acres in the form of Lake Fiji.
It can be reached by elevator and consists of three types of accommodation – above the ground with a private beach, above the water, and at the bottom of the ocean.
If you have thousands of people at night, you are familiar with a fully equipped luxury hotel – spa, bar, restaurant and bootable gym – with panoramic views of the ocean and its creatures, making it one of the world’s coolest hotels.
The Ice Hotel, Sweden
We certainly do not envy the builders of this glacier hotel in Sweden, which they have to rebuild every winter. But we can certainly appreciate the picturesque accommodation, built entirely from tons of ice and ice-covered snow-covered icebergs, and with snowy ice sculptures, an ice bar and ice chandeliers.
Although the temperature never drops below 23 degrees Fahrenheit, guests are provided with thermal underwear, hats and sleeping on sleeping bags over a heavy mattress with reindeer skins on a block of ice.
Forest Hut Hotel, Sweden
Ignoring the comforts of the modern world, the Forest Hut Hotel in Kolarbyn, Sweden, makes it look fun. This hotel offers you a new design for rooms, making it one of the weird hotels around the world.
The cottages are located in a farmyard next to Lake Skärsjön, and adopt a simple form of primitive living, with candlelit rooms, shared outdoor dwellings, a lake or creek as an option for bathing, sparkling fire, scenery and aroma and forest sounds to entertain you.
The food is self-catering, with the nearest supermarket two miles away by car.
Sewage Pipe Hotel, Austria
In Ottensheim, Austria, individual sewer pipes – equipped with double beds and waste cleaning – are lined up in a public park. Like the Japanese capsule rooms, the pipe rooms offer a small room to manoeuvre but they have lamps, doors, a power outlet and even a small window.
The idea was created by the Austrian artist Andreas Strauss, and since they are sewage pipes, guests can pay what they can afford to support the project.
Wild Canopy Reserve, India
Wild Canopy Reserve at Mudumalai National Park, Masinagudi, India, shows all childhood treehouses to shame. Two luxurious wooden houses are located 41 metres above ground, with panoramic views of wildlife – elephant, bison and deer – below.
Despite the lack of electricity, the suites are fully equipped with a private library, an indoor toilet, running water and even a jacuzzi.
The Hobbit Motel, Woodlyn Park, New Zealand
Lovers of the Lord of the Rings will hold their breaths. The motel-sized pint-sized barrel rooms are in honour of this small movie located in Waiton, New Zealand. The rooms are built down a hill, which reminds us of Hobbiton, without sacrificing modern amenities.
Magic Mountain Hotel, Chile
Magic Mountain Hotel is also one of the weird hotels that you might have heard of. This hotel is an architecturally stunning hotel in Chile from all exotic angles and scenic views.
The hotel is named after the owner’s favourite book, which tells the tale of a mountain that satisfies desires. With a waterfall resembling successive fairy tales from the top of the surface, the surrounding forest and the animals that rise in the sky or rush down, it is hard to believe that magic does not happen here.
Harry Potter Hotel, UK
Whether you are obsessed with Harry Potter or just a muggle who wants to take a look at the magical world life, the Georgian House, dating back 163 years near Victoria Station, now has rooms that replicate the famous rooms in Hogwarts.
The Potter-style rooms are furnished with trunks, cauldrons, potion bottles and spellbooks.
In addition to the original Hogwarts experience, the rooms also come with additional extras where a full Harry Potter package is offered to guests.
You can get a walking tour of central London landmarks from movies and a trip to Warner Bros. Studio for a Harry Potter making the tour.
Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Zanzibar
Experience a unique stay in one of the weird hotels, Manta Resort. Manta Resort is a beach villa on a remote island surrounded by pristine water.
But you can reserve the Underwater Room and sleep under the roof while colourful coral fish slide through the large windows around your double bed.
At night, the lights can be turned under windows to attract fish and octopus. The sea-level floor has a living area and a simple bathroom, and the patio is perfect for sunbathing or lying down in the Milky Way at night.
When you do not enjoy your room, get a spa treatment, enjoy a dive or explore the interior of this island full of wildlife and culture.
Book and Bed Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Last but not least weird hotels is Book and Bed Tokyo. It is a sanctuary for book lovers, it was designed like a library of used books, so that guests can open up books and reveal a comfortable corner with a simple bed, reading light and an electrical outlet.
Bones Without shame or fear, there are 30 stacked cubes, each large enough for one person, behind shelves filled with 3,000 titles in Japanese and English.
Bathrooms are shared and sofas in the area outside the shelves provide a reading area and a common pool. It is more than a hotel.