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Housed in an ex-Russian aircraft carrier, the Kiev, this ship-turned-hotel offers 148 guest rooms for travelers looking for a unique stay. The luxury hotel is part of Binhai Aircraft, an 80,000-square-meter military theme park which opened in 2004 in east Tianjin, China. The interiors are extravagant; suites with silver cushions ...
Pelican Point Lodge is one of those hotels that isn’t just accommodation, but a destination in itself. The lodge took its name from the Pelican Point, where it’s situated. It’s a remote peninsula off the coast of Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Walvis Bay on ...
Located in Ipswich, United Kingdom, the Salthouse Harbour Hotel offers contemporary rooms with quirky furnishings, colorful decor and local artwork featured throughout. Set on a waterfront, the building dates back to the 1800s when it once served as a merchant’s warehouse. Original features such as arched windows and iron columns ...
For those looking to wander the unfurling coastlines of the Spanish coast, appreciate a variety of artistic styles, and enjoy Catalan culture and cuisine, La Barceloneta Boardwalk is the ideal location to explore all the splendours of Barcelona. The W Barcelona hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling ...
“Rotterdam is anywhere alone” sang The Beautiful South in the 1990s. God knows what they were on about. But one place in Rotterdam that certainly isn’t just anywhere is the Mainport Hotel. The black glass and metal exterior makes a statement from the outset. Your room has some of the ...
Ålesund is a sea port in Norway and is home to a large concentration of Art Nouveau Architecture – an ostentatious style which utilizes sweeping organic forms and a harmony of shape popular in Europe in the early 20th Century. The town makes for a unique visit. But hang on; ...
Guaranteed to confuse any alcoholic, in this hotel you are supposed to sleep in the wine barrels. The hotel is located in the harbor town of Stavoren which is one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands. It used to be a wealthy seaport where legend has it, a proud ...
Not just the location for 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 to ...
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 ...
Minimalism meets reclaimed structures in a pretty Japanese harbour. Visionary architects, Yasutaka Yoshimura have based their design for chic holiday cottages on ship’s containers. The containers are stacked on top of each other to create two floors. One end is all glass and the walls are white to reflect light ...