The hotel industry around the world is growing rapidly especially in the last decade. This contributes to the opening of the new star hotels under well-known brands. But more modest accommodation facilities contribute to a large variety of hotels, especially if they are not the usual services. So let’s look at the five most unusual hotels in the world for 2014.
First place went to French hotel La Villa Hamster. In truth, this is not a hotel in the conventional sense. The hotel has only one room, total area 16 sq. m. feature of the hotel is that the room reproduces an enlarged hamster cage. It has everything to make guests feel like true rodents: a ladder, a sofa, stuffed with sawdust, feeders, waterers, and a real joy hamster – wheel. Recognized as the team of the hotel, all that is required of guests is to indulge in a carefree, relaxed life. To be a rodent for 150 dollars a day.
On the second place ranking is a luxury underwater hotel in Fiji Islands Poseidon Undersea Resort. This unique hotel is indeed under water, a depth of 12 meters. The hotel is equipped with in the former pogodnosti, which is completely reconstructed and reequipped. As the developers say, the inspiration for the creation of this unusual hotel was a novel by Jules Verne’s 10,000 leagues under the sea. Continue reading
Also in Bisbee is the Oliver House . a bed and breakfast that can boast five different ghosts. The house was built in 1909 by Edith Ann Oliver, the wife of a local mine official. It was used originally as mine offices and later became a boarding house before its present incarnation as an inn. According to those who have stayed here, footsteps can be heard roaming the hallways at night and the sound of water running in pipes that don’t exist can often be heard. Most of the strange activity occurs around Room 13. In 1920, a man named Nat Anderson was shot and killed in the hallway outside of this room.
In Douglas, the Gadsen Hotel is home to a headless ghost who has been seen in the hallways and in the basement. The five-story hotel was built in 1907 and later burned, only to be rebuilt in 1929. In 1988, it was restored and it was at about this time that the ghost started showing up. Employees, staff members and guests alike have seen a rather startling apparition wearing old-fashioned, khaki army clothing and with a cloth cap perched on its headless shoulders. No one knows who this ghost might be but he certainly makes an impression when he is sighted! Continue reading
Legendary hotel Le Palais de la Mediterranee is located on the Promenade des Anglais, in the very popular and prestigious area of nice. This majestic Palace with a white facade in art Deco style was built in 1929 by renowned architects Charles and Marcel Dalma (Charles and Marcel Dalmas). Overlooking the baie des anges, just two steps from the beauty of the côte d’azur and the many attractions of nice, which invariably attracts the most discriminating travelers national and international scale. During 80 years of its existence, the hotel has earned a reputation for elegant and stylish masterpiece of the twentieth century. He is considered one of the symbols of nice, the gateway to the French Alps and the French Riviera, and its capabilities exceed many of the most elegant hotels in the world. Since 2004, after a Grand restoration project, this is a delightful nine-storey building with a rich architecture provides a lot of modern innovative ideas, luxurious facilities and many options for leisure and active recreation for the most demanding taste.
All 188 comfortablynumb for guests, including 12 elegant Suites, spread over six upper floors of the building. The interiors are furnished in a pleasant brownish-yellow, cyan, and yellow-orange tones and furnished with designer furniture, specially created for the hotel. In most of the rooms have private balconies where guests can admire views of the sea and surrounding city. Continue reading