When a regular hotel stay just won’t do—take a look at the world’s bizarre hotels where guests sleep in coffin beds and furniture hangs from the roof.
The haphazard building painted in abstract art with every colour imaginable, is actually a low-budget hotel with 12 rooms. Apart from the framed art pieces, paint is splattered all over the floor and walls—safe to say, it’s an OCD nightmare.
Perhaps sleep will become a commodity in the future, considering businesses like nap-bars and sleep pods are flourishing.Popular in Tokyo is the capsule hotel where you can pay about US$36 per night to catch up on your snooze in a tucked away capsule.
It’s beyond us why anyone would want to sleep in a coffin—German artist Lars Stroschen, designed all 30 rooms in the hotel, the simplest one with angled mirrors, moving on to an upside-down room, a padded cell,a lion cage, and the strangest—a crypt room with coffin beds.
Dating back to the 1930s, this stately building with wall gardens may not be whackjob in itself, but the fact that it houses the Rothschild giraffes makes it peculiar. Feeding monkeys is one thing, but when the tallest mammal pops its head to your table for some nosh, you better have a treat ready.
Enter the body of a 12-foot beagle into what may be a dog lover’s paradise—a bed-and- breakfast that can accommodate up to four persons in the shape of a dog.
Racing fans and automobile enthusiasts can choose from rooms converted into a Formula1 track, a gas station, a car wash, or a mechanical workshop. Beds are made of vintage car skeletons, and rooms come with racing paraphernalia.
Floating over the waters of the Arabian Sea, the resort has an underwater room that captures the magic of sea fauna. Just like living in an aquarium, sleep on a bed ensconced in glass walls with Reef fish swimming all around. Common sightings include the trumpet, batfish, Spanish dancers, squids, and octopus.
A haven of natural wonders, the stone- and rock-cut cave dwellings, is straight out of a sorcerer’s book. Up close, fourteen luxurious rooms are festooned with antique furniture, and latest technology.
How would you like to stay in a replica of the Trojan Horse? Or a gargoyle themed restaurant?A stay at this Belgian hotel, with ten spectral guest-rooms, is nothing short of an act of valour.
The fact that the hotel melts every summer and is remodeled everywinter shows their commitment to hospitality and entertainment. From ice furniture to chandeliers, we wonder what keeps guests from freezing.