In the world of travel and hospitality, architectural innovations and luxury manifest in unique hotels that attract travelers from diverse backgrounds. The blend of peculiar designs with breathtaking locations offers guests an exhilarating stay that remains etched in their memories for years to come. Here are the most peculiar hotels around the globe:

1/ Magic Mountain Hotel (Montaña Mágica Lodge)

  •  Location: Southern Chile
  •   Features: Nestled in the Patagonian forests, this hotel resembles a complete mountain with artificial cascading waterfalls.
  • Price: Ranges from $250 to $450 USD per night.

2/ Dog Bark Park Inn

  •  Location: Idaho, United States
  •  Features: Shaped like a giant dog, this small hotel accommodates two within the dog's structure.
  •  Price: Ranges from $100 to $150 USD per night.

3/ Icehotel

  •   Location: Sweden
  •  Features: Entirely constructed from ice and snow, this hotel is rebuilt annually with uniquely designed hotel rooms and suites.
  •  Price: Ranges from $500 to $1500 USD per night.

4/ Hotel Marqués De Riscal

  •  Location: Spain
  •   Features: Unique architecture designed by Frank Gehry, offering luxurious accommodation with stunning views of the area.
  •  Price: Ranges from 500 to 1000 Euros per night.

5/ Giraffe Manor

  •  Location: Kenya
  •  Features: Guests can dine alongside wild giraffes wandering around the hotel.
  •   Price: Ranges from $1000 to $1500 USD per night.

6/ The Manta Resort

  •  Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Features: Offers an underwater bedroom with a panoramic view of marine life.
  • Price: Ranges from $1500 to $2000 USD per night.

7/ The Muraka at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

  •  Location: Maldives
  •  Features: Luxurious underwater hotel room providing a unique chance to relish marine beauty.
  •  Price: Starts from $50,000 USD per night.

8/ Treehotel

  •   Location: Sweden
  •   Features: Treehouse-style hotel rooms with innovative and stunning designs, offering a unique experience in nature.
  •   Price: Ranges from 500 to 1000 Euros per night.

9/ Keemala

  • Location: Thailand, Phuket
  •  Features: Offers various accommodation types like treehouses, suspended houses, and cave-like settings.
  •  Price: Starts from $500 USD per night.

10/ The Oberoi Udaivilas

  •  Location: India, Udaipur
  •  Features: A luxurious palace situated by the shores of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, providing a royal experience.
  •  Price: Starts from $800 USD per night.

11/ Attrap'Rêves   

  •  Location: France
  • Features: Transparent, spherical hotel rooms allowing guests to sleep under the sky and enjoy the view of stars and the surrounding nature.
  •  Price: Ranges from 150 to 250 Euros per night.

12/ Hotel Costa Verde

  •   LocationCosta Rica (but worth mentioning for its design resembling the constellation of columns in Spain's Shepherd)
  •   Features::  A bedroom in an old Boeing 727 plane with stunning views of tropical forests.
  •  Price: Starts from 250 US dollars per night.

13/ Null Stern Hotel

  •  Location: Switzerland
  • Features: A hotel room in an open space without walls and ceilings, offering a unique experience to view natural landscapes.
  • Price: Prices vary based on location and booking but start from 250 Swiss Francs.

14/ Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

  •  Location: Finland
  • Features: Glass igloos and traditional Lapland houses allowing guests to witness the northern lights and stars.
  • Price: Starts from 400 to 500 Euros per night.

15/ Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel

  • Location: Brazil (highlighted for representing the tropical rainforests in the Amazon)
  •  Features: Built on Amazon trees, enabling guests to enjoy wildlife and the beauty of tropical rainforests.
  • Price: Ranges from 200 to 400 US dollars per night.

16/ Henn na Hotel

  •  Location: Tokyo
  • Features: A hotel considered one of the first fully managed by robots, from check-in to room service.
  • Price: Starts from approximately 8,000 to 12,000 Japanese Yen per night.

17/ Keio Plaza Hotel Hello Kitty Room

  •   Location: Tokyo
  •  Features: Rooms entirely designed in the theme of "Hello Kitty" with all its specific details and decor.
  •  Price: Starts from approximately 30,000 to 50,000 Japanese Yen per night.

18/ Capsule Hotel The Mill

  •  Location: Kyoto
  •  Features: A hotel offering small capsule rooms providing comfort and flexibility for sleep and relaxation.
  •  Price: Starts from approximately 3,000 to 5,000 Japanese Yen per night.

19/ Tongabezi Lodge

  •  Location: Zambia
  •  Features: Situated above the Zambezi River, providing private pool suites and breathtaking views of nature.
  •  Price: Starts from 700 to 1,200 US dollars per night.

20/ Omaanda

  •  Location: Namibia
  •  Features: Located in a nature reserve, offering luxurious huts combining traditional African style with modern luxury.
  •  Price: Starts from 900 to 1,500 Euros per night.

21/ The Oberoi, Marrakech

  •  Location: Morocco, Marrakech
  •  Features: A luxurious hotel offering a blend of traditional architecture, luxury, stunning gardens, and outstanding facilities.
  •   Price: Starts from 800 US dollars per night.

22/ Free Spirit Spheres

  •  Location: Vancouver Island, Canada
  •  Features: Tree-hanging hotel rooms providing a unique experience to stay amidst nature.
  •  Price: Starts from around 300 US dollars per night.

23/ The Shady Dell Vintage Trailer Court

  •  Location: Arizona, USA
  •  Features: A hotel composed of a group of vintage travel trailers, transporting guests back to the 1950s atmosphere.
  •   Price: Starts from around 100 US dollars per night.

24/ The Ice Hotel

  •  Location: Quebec, Canada
  •  Features: A hotel entirely built from ice and reconstructed annually, featuring hotel rooms and art exhibitions.
  •  Price: Starts from around 400 US dollars per night.

25/ Dog Bark Park Inn

  •  Location: Idaho, USA
  •  Features: A hotel room designed in the shape of a giant dog statue.
  •  Price: Starts from around 100 US dollars per night.

26/ Cave B Inn & Spa Resort

  •  Location: Washington State, USA
  •  Features: Offers hotel rooms and suites next to a community of rock caves and provides fantastic views of the Columbia River.
  •  Price: Starts from approximately $250 USD per night.

27/ Burj Al Arab

  •  Location: Dubai
  •  Features: Considered one of the most luxurious hotels globally, an astounding building shaped like a sail that symbolizes luxury.
  • Price: Starts from around $3000 USD per night.

28/ Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort

  • Location: Al Ain
  • Features: Located in the heart of the Arabian desert, offering a unique stay experience in the breathtaking desert.
  • Price: Starts from approximately $500 USD per night.

29/ Songjiang Hotel

  • Location: Shanghai
  • Features: Situated underground, it's a luxurious hotel built in an old quarry featuring a waterfall and green gardens.
  • Price: Specific booking prices were not available yet.

30/ InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

  • Location: Shanghai
  • Features: Partially underground and partially open-air, situated in an old quarry, providing splendid views.
  • Price: Starts from approximately 3000 to 5000 Chinese Yuan per night.

31/ The Castle Hotel, Dalian

  • Location: Dalian
  • Features: Appears like a traditional European castle, but in reality, it's a luxurious hotel offering comfort and luxury.
  • Price: Starts from approximately 1500 to 2500 Chinese Yuan per night.

32/ The Piano House

  • Location: Huainan, Hunan
  • Features: A blend of a massive piano-shaped house and a violin-shaped house, serving as both a museum and a hotel.
  •  Price: Prices are not consistently available for immediate booking.

33/ Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

  • Location: Huzhou, Zhejiang
  •  Features: Remarkable circular design resembling a crescent moon, providing breathtaking views of the water.
  • Price: Starts from approximately 1500 to 2500 Chinese Yuan per night.


In the realm of travel and hospitality, architectural creativity and luxury manifest in unique hotels that attract travelers from all walks of life. Unusual designs blend with stunning locations, offering guests an exhilarating stay experience that remains etched in their memories for years to come.