6. Cars Hotel, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Luxurious Hotel V8 owners from the German city of Baden-Württemberg (near Stuttgart) were thought that number of car enthusiasts is increasing every day and a hotel for them would get for immediate local attraction. And were not thought wrong. Located in a former airport, rooms are spacious and equipped V8 themed after the most famous brands of cars. Original are beds that are shaped like cars or some highways. Among the most popular Mercedes Benz laundry rooms, garage Morris Minor and the famous Route 66.
All hotel rooms building, from reception to restaurant shows objects and various “souvenirs”, dedicated to big car companies. Photos and details here. If you want to check in one night here, you should know that the prices are a little steep. Start at 120 euros for a single room and reach almost 400 euros for a car style apartment.
7. Library Hotel, Manhattan, New York
If there are hotels dedicated car enthusiasts, why would not be a hotel for hardcore readers? If you are part of those who love to read, whether we are talking about literature or books, hotel – library in Manhattan, New York, is the ideal destination for you.
On each floor of the building there are plenty of books in different fields: art, philosophy, mathematics, religion, etc.. In addition, rooms are themed as some libraries and have numerous books of all domains. Prices are however quite steep. For example, the Library Hotel package that consists of an overnight stay and a romantic dinner (champagne, roses, truffles and love card) will cost you $ 395. More offers you can find here.
8. Drain Pipe Hotel, Osterreich, Austria
You believed that cement tubes can not serve as hotels? Austrian artist Thomas Latzel Ochoa, had the idea to decorate several tubes, each weighing over nine tonnes and turn them into hotel rooms.
Das Park Hotel in Ottensheim (Austria) is open between May and October. It is the perfect place for your summer vacation, when temperatures exceed 30 degrees Celsius. You can hide, therefore, of scorching heat, staying up in one of the “rooms” of the original hotel. Photo gallery here.
In addition, you have the advantage of pay depending on how you think the experience worth living.
9. Capsule Hotel, Hague, Netherlands
Another hotel, capsule hotel is unusual in the Netherlands, located right on the canals in The Hague. If you’re not picky, then you will be fascinated the form of capsules orange room, not very large, but large enough for three people. Each capsule has one sleeping bag and a “James Bond survival package” that includes all the 007 movies, silk sheets, champagne and a disco ball. Photos here. You can rent such an “escape capsule”, used years ago for an oil platform at a price between 100 and 150 dollars. In addition, with hiring capsule, get a bike that you can visit the Dutch city.
10. Prison Hotel in Liepaja (Latvia)
Karostas Cietums was a Russian prison, later on turned into hotel. You’re probably wondering who would stay in a place … so inhospitable. About all those who want to experience new things and see how it feels to sleep shackled in chains, in cold cells without have to hand all kinds of accessories, gadgets or connection with the outside world.
In addition, here you eat only bread and water, like prisoners of days gone.
Moreover, there are some legends say that this is a haunted hotel that tourists always hear strange noises and even see ghosts of former inmates. Most of the “guests” staying at Karostas Cietums, resembles experience with Alcatraz from United States.
Karostas Cietums is open each year only during May 1 to October 1.
BONUS : The old jail, Australia
A similar hotel was in Australia. Built in 1866, The Old Jail is also a former prison, renovated and converted 16 years ago in a hospitality institution, dedicated curious eager to experience new things.
But there is a difference between Karostas Cietums and “old jail”. Guests staying in The Old Jail can get out of the cells when they want, while the “prisoners” in Latvia are subject to extremely strict rules, like criminals imprisoned many years ago in the former prison.
You thought accommodation is free in a prison? You must pay $ 20 if you want to sleep in a “cell” with one bed or $ 45 if you opt for a room with two beds.