Unusual hotels: glass Igloo in Finland
When it comes to the most interesting places in Finland where you can spend fun time, to relax body and soul, of Finland, certainly, will be able to surprise the…

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Marc by Neukom became the new General Manager of the hotel "Ritz-Carlton Moscow"
Marc by Neukom was appointed General Manager of the hotel "Ritz-Carlton Moscow" in August 2014. Highly skilled professional with years of international experience will manage all of the legendary services…

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Unusual hotels of the past year

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

The older advertisements of hotels

Going out to breathe the fresh sea air one evening on the balcony of our office, we discussed recently viewed ads one of the hotel chains. Dark, frogs singing near the office and lyrical mood draw us into the conversation about the past.

I wonder what was advertised of in the last century? The next day we found on the Internet the answer to this question. Let’s look at the old advertisements.

In the early twentieth century a clear competitive advantage was in the hotel steam heating. In the ad below, it looks like a comma is missing before the word Elevator, for information about electric light “Elevator” on the Internet we have found.

But we learned that for the first time lift at the hotel appeared in London in 1869. It was hydraulic, that is, raised of guests on the 5th floor of the hotel with water. By the way, surprisingly, in London, this hotel is now The Grosvenor Hotel. Which is not true of first-class hotel “London” from Tiflis (Tbilisi). Advertisers (hehe) of emphasized a reading room, a garden with river views and reasonable prices. Although the story tells that there was even a casino and the cost was quite high. Continue reading

Unusual hotels of Turkey

Summer holiday in Turkey has long been for our fellow citizens commonplace. Tourists from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and many other countries of Europe think that they know all the resorts of this country. They deliberately go to places that have already been attracted by the traditionally high level of service, warm welcome, famous Oriental hospitality, delicious cuisine and, of course, the emerald waves of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.

However, in Turkey there are many surprises that this amazing country provides for everyone to touch them. For those who are already bored with the classic stay in hotels, despite all the advantages of living in them, in Turkey there are some really unique places.

For tourists seeking to experience something new, unusual hotels of Turkey . The list is quite wide: there and a hotel – the steamboat, and the hotel is a ferry, and hotel, located in the former winery and hotel – a former canning factory, and a hotel – the former soap factory. As you can see, the imagination of hotel owners in Turkey are truly endless! Continue reading