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The Crane Hotel - Awesome Harbor Crane Restored & Repurposed
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The Crane  
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Blue Head, the Spider and Long William are not sexual euphemisms but are actually nicknames for this old harbor crane which holds a special place in many people’s hearts. Apparently, it took a team of ‘history fanatics’ two years to restore it to former glory and open it as a …
Accommodation types: Industrial
King Pacific Lodge - Luxurious Floating Barge In The Great Bear Rainforest
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King Pacific  
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Rainforests, they’re not just for tropical countries. There’s one in Canada too. 21 million acres of it. There, you will find King Pacific which is one of a new breed of ‘eco-lodges’. Developers worked closely with local First Nation tribes in order to support the local economy. You can visit …
Accommodation types: Floating   Nature   Remote
Lighthouse Hotel - Restored Harbor Lighthouse In Harlingen
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Lighthouse  
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Not just the location for the awesome Australian children’s program, Round the Twist lighthouses are also hotels. And they save lives too. Let’s hear it for lighthouses! This tower was active for over 75 years with parts of it dating back over 200 years when a huge flame was used …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Espejo de Luna - Upside-Down Boat Hotel
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Espejo  
de Luna
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The main bulk of the hotel resembles an upside-down boat and a complex of tourist lodgings spreading out through this wooded stretch of coastline on the island of Chiloe in Chile. The area is famous for its wildlife and is an excellent place to spot rare Dolphins and Whales. There …
Accommodation types: Boat   Nature   Remote
Location: Queilen  Chile  South America
Reddingsboot Harlingen Boat - Decommissioned Lifeboat Hotel
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Lifeboat  
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Unusually for a decommissioned lifeboat hotel (wow, I’ve talked about so many unique hotels that this phrase doesn’t even seem strange), this one is still functioning. You can hire a captain to take you, your partner, and your whole hotel out into the open sea. Now that sounds fun! This …
Accommodation types: Boat
Chateau St Philippe - Spectacular French Villa With Mt. Blanc Views
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Chateau  
St Philippe
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Chateau St. Philippe is the ideal place to enjoy the quintessential French lifestyle. Explore local bakeries, cheese shops, and open-air markets that typify French living. Excellent shopping and restaurant opportunities can be found in the surrounding towns and villages. Take in the spectacular views of the Alps, Mt. Blanc, and …
Accommodation types: Chateau   Traditional   Wine
Shakti 360 Leti Kumaon - 8000 Feet High In The Himalayas
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Shakti  
360 Leti
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8000 feet in the Himalayas, the Shakti hotel offers authentic experiences of lands unknown on the usual tourist trail. Set on a ridge with stunning views of the Himalayas. Footpaths and villages are draped like a necklace across the foothills and wilderness that stretches out as far as your view …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Kapkot  India  South Asia
Ottawa Jail Hostel - Ghosts And Spooky Happenings
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Ottawa Jail  
Hostel
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The central location makes this hostel a perfect base for exploring Canada’s historic capital city and the nearby Great Lakes. The hostel is located in the converted Carleton County Gaol that used to house death-row inmates. Since opening to guests in 1972, there have been reports of ghosts and spooky …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail
Location: Ottawa  Canada  North America