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9 Hours Capsule Hotel
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9 Hours  
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The idea behind this trendy capsule hotel in Kyoto is that you get to sleep for ‘9 hours’. If sleeping for 9 hours is your idea of ultimate luxury, you are working too hard – but what do I know? I still live with my parents. Anyway, the concept here ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Design
Location: Kyoto  Japan  East Asia
Hotel de Glace
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de Glace
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Unusual? Yes. Unique? Possibly. Most hotels are made from bricks and cement or concrete and steel, this one is made from ice and snow. Skilled ice artisans (or should that be icetisans?) build the hotel every winter slightly differently each time. If you want to volunteer to help them, apply ...
Accomodation types: Ice
Null Stern Hotel
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Null Stern  
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The Null Stern is a concept hotel by artistic entrepreneur brothers, Frank and Patrik Riklin. It ran for one year from 2009 to 2010 before being turned into a museum. ‘Null Stern’ means ‘no stars’. This does not mean it is crummy, far from it. The name is meant as ...
Accomodation types: Concept   Underground
Capsule Inn Sapporo
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Capsule Inn  
Sapporo
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This capsule hotel is unusual because it is male-only. Sorry girls. I’m not sure why it is single-sex but aside from that this capsule hotel is fairly typical of its kind. Expect to leave your shoes at the door, put your things in the locker room and take advantage of ...
Accomodation types: Capsule
Location: Sapporo  Japan  East Asia
Old Mount Gambier Gaol
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Old Mount  
Gambier Gaol
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This building was used as a prison from 1866-1995. Now it is one of the more unusual hostels in the world. Cells have been converted into comfortable rooms and the old prison doors remain as they were, save for a lick of paint and the removal of spy holes. There ...
Accomodation types: Hostel   Jail
Marina Bay Sands
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Marina Bay  
Sands
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You won't want to go off the deep end of Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool – it is 57 stories up. This is just one of hundreds of features guests of the world's most expensive hotel can enjoy. Yes, it cost a cool $6.2 billion to build. The infinity pool ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Gladstone Hotel
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Gladstone  
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The Gladstone Hotel was first opened in 1889 and is the oldest hotel in Toronto. Starting out life as luxury accommodation for the privileged classes, it was then owned and operated by a lively widow and her 13 children. The hotel eventually fell into disrepair until it became known as ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Yotel
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Yotel  
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At Yotel you get to spend the night in a luxury yacht cabin while having all the advantages of being in London, New York or Amsterdam. Seasickness will not be a problem here Captain! Each tiny room is a triumph of design. The queen-sized beds are retractable and some rooms ...
Accomodation types: Capsule   Design
Location: New York  USA  North America
Propeller Island City Lodge
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Propeller  
Island
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The most avant-garde city in the world, Berlin, is now home to the weirdest hotel in the world: Propeller Island City Lodge. Hand-made down to the last door-handle by artist, Lars Stroschen, staying here is a really unique experience. You could be sleeping in a floating bed or one of ...
Accomodation types: Art   Design
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Capsule Hotel Asahi Plaza Shinsaibashi
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Capsule Hotel  
Asahi Plaza
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Popular with travelers and drunk business men, the Japanese capsule hotel has caught imaginations all around the world and this is the original – first opening its doors in 1979. You will need to put your shoes away and change into slippers on arrival and then you are shown to ...
Accomodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia