8 Unique Hotels in the World

Eight Unique Hotels in the World

You can find hotels in every nook and corner of every city in the world. Do they all become famous? The answer is “No.” You should have something unique for you to stand out in the crowd. It requires terrific imagination and ‘out of the box’ thinking capabilities to create something unique. We shall now have a look at eight unique hotels around the world. You should salute the creativity of the designers for having the guts to venture into something so unique.

1. Liberty Hotel, Boston

Unique Hotels in the World - The Liberty Hotel in Boston
The Liberty Hotel in Boston – Unique Hotels in the World

The Liberty Hotel – Book Online via Agoda
Address: 215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
Phone:+1 617-224-4000

Do you know that this place used to be the home for the most notorious criminals in the United States? Yes, this hotel was once the famous Charles Street Jail. Originally built in 1851 in the center of Beacon Hill, Boston, this jail had celebrities such as Malcolm X as its inmates. Closed down in 1990 and converted into a grand 298-room hotel in 2007, this dwelling retains many parts of the original structure. You can dine inside the remnants of the original jail. You can even have a real lock-up experience too by staying in rooms that were actually parts of the jail. Who said you have to commit a crime to get into jail?

2. Aydinli Cave House Hotel, Goreme, Turkey

Aydinli Cave Hotel in Turkey
Aydinli Cave Hotel in Turkey

Aydinli Cave House Hotel – Reserve Online via Agoda
Address: Göreme, Turkey
Phone:+90 384 271 2263

Do you want to experience the life of a cave dweller? You can do so at the Aydinli Cave Hotel in Goreme, Turkey. This is an actual stone carving using the traditional Cappadocia stone with some of the parts dating to more than 750 years. The rooms are as close to nature as possible with their natural earthy décor. In fact, they have named them after the origins such as ‘Divanhorne’, or the Living Room. There is another room by the name ‘Sirahane’ or the Wine Place. You can experience the exotic Turkish food at this cave-hotel built in 2008.

3. V8 Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany

V8 Hotel in Stuttgart Germany
V8 Hotel in Stuttgart Germany

V8 Hotel – Online Reservation via Agoda
Address: Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1, 71034 Böblingen, Germany
Phone:+49 7031 3069880

From the cave settlement, we shall now move on to the oasis of car lovers. Germany is always famous for its automobile industry. The V8 Hotel in Stuttgart personifies this aspect of the Germans. The hotel houses 34 elegantly decorated rooms named as Cadillac Drive-in Cinema, Mercedes Benz car wash and so on. You can also experience the repair process involved in the high-end cars by viewing them from the glass-viewing box. You can find beds shaped in the form of cars in this hotel to give it a bit of authenticity.

4. Treehotel, Harads, Sweden

Treehotel in Harads Sweden
Treehotel in Harads Sweden photo by

Treehotel – Online Bookings via Agoda
Address: Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden
Phone:+46 928 103 00

You have seen a cave dwelling. You can experience living in a tree house in the Treehotel at Harads, Sweden. Set in a picturesque forest in Sweden, the treetop suites resemble a flying saucer or a bird’s nest. They have used Lego blocks for constructing the suites. The mirrored exteriors allow you an uninhibited bird’s eye view of the forest from the confines of your suite.

5. Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia

Hotel Palacio de Sal in Colchani Bolivia
Hotel Palacio de Sal in Colchani Bolivia

Hotel Palacio de Sal – Online Booking Engine via Agoda
Address: 25 Km de Uyuni, Villa Imperial de Potosí, Bolivia
Phone:+591 68420888

You have seen hotels made of cement and mortar, natural stone as well as wood. No one can imagine a hotel made entirely with salt. Such a hotel exists in Uyuni, Bolivia. The hotel, aptly named Palacio de Sal is the largest salt flat in the world. Spread over 4500 sq meters, they have used salt to construct everything from the rooms, tables, and chairs. You should only pray to God that it does not rain.

6. The Beermoth, Inverness-Shire, UK

The Beermoth Inverness-Shire UK photo by
The Beermoth Inverness-Shire UK photo by

This is a hotel on the move. Designed as a parade float, this indigenously converted Commer Q4 1950 fire truck is a fantastic place to camp. You can take your hotel with you anywhere and enjoy the beauty of nature from close quarters. This hotel has a double bed, oak flooring, and a fireplace as well.

7. Earthship Biotecture, Tres Piedras, New Mexico

Earthship Biotecture photo via Wikimedia
Earthship Biotecture photo via Wikimedia

Earthship Biotecture
Address: 2 Earthship Way, Tres Piedras, NM 87577, United States
Phone:+1 575-751-0462

The Earth can become a crowded place in the future. Man may venture out into space searching for alternate housing locations. The Earthship Biotecture at Ties Piedras in New Mexico can help him acclimatize to the spaceship stay. This hotel made from entirely recyclable material can generate its own power, water, as well as grow its own food. In addition, you can also find the latest gadgets such as Apple TV and streaming Netflix along with a greenhouse-inspired Phoenix fire pit.

8. Sala Silvermine Underground Suite, Vastmanland, Sweden

Sala Silvermine Underground Suite
Sala Silvermine Underground Suite

From space ships, we can move underground into the mines. This hotel in Sweden is located 500 feet below the ground. Completely hewn from rock, this hotel room is deep inside the silver mine. Naturally, the furniture is of silver here. This is an abandoned silver mine. You can have a tour of the mine as well. This is not a place for the claustrophobic people. You should have tremendous energy to be able to stay for a night in the hotel room where temperatures can go up to 36 degrees. This is an experience worth having.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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