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What makes these 9 Hotels in Europe so unique?

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Experiential stay is increasing day by day among the youth and adults with so many quirky and peculiar hotels all around the world. Here are some hotels that are so unique, they will make you want to visit them.

1. Hotel Marques de Riscal, Spain

When it comes to being unique and artistic, how can you not think of Spain? With its cultural and architectural history, this place is really worth a visit. Staying at the Hotel Marques de Riscal is an experience unlike any other, where Frank O. Gehry’s avant-garde, neoclassical style permeates throughout providing splendor, joy, and surprise around every corner. His works are cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture in the 2010 World Architecture Survey.

unique spanish hotel

2. Das Park Hotel, Austria

Its innovative mixture of urban and suburban structure is a perfect place for a hospitality tool for Das Park Hotel as it provides on the one side the infrastructure that's important and on the other side its amazing surrounding with the creek Rodl running into the Danube literally in front of the hotel. Would you want to stay at this hotel?

austria park hotel

3. V8 Hotel, Germany

Are you a fan of cars? Would you like to live in a room that is car-themed? V8 Hotel in Stuttgart is then just the place you are looking for. Not only do they have fancy car rooms, but also a wellness center and a bar. Tangible technology and a comprehensive range around the topic of mobile fascination, makes this location so unique.

V8 Hotel Mercedes Suite Level 3

4. ICEHOTEL, Sweden

Have you ever heard of a bed made of ice? Ever wanted to host a function in a room of ice? Would you want to visit a museum made of ice? ICEHOTEL in Sweden has it all. Its specialty is that its located 200 km north of the Arctic circle, making it exclusively cold and snowy. You can enjoy icy accommodation, wildlife activities, wedding ceremonies, special sauna and much more. The only limit that seems to be is your imagination.

Swedish Ice hotel

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5. No Man’s Fort, UK

Prepare yourself for a voyage to the No Man’s Fort and discover the island at its best. This is as good as finding a treasure with a unique accommodation and no neighbors to disturb. Indulge yourself in a lifetime of a memory. The best part is that it is surrounded by water on all sides so it gives you a feeling of isolation and excitement at the same time. The forts have a long and varied history dating back over 150 years. It offers an intriguing insight and demonstrates the expertise and skill that was needed to plan and construct these sea based defenses.

Hotel in the middle of island

6. Hotel Colosseo Europa-Park, Germany

Benvenuti in bella Italia! Looking for a place to stay before or after going to Europa-Park? Wait, what? The themed Hotel Colosseo which is in Rust, Germany, has been designed in the style of ancient Roman architecture. It features beautifully designed Roman-Italian hotel rooms, typical Italian restaurants, bars and cafés. Relax in the breathtaking wellness area with sauna and pool inside the walls of the Colosseum. They also have benefits regarding Europa-Park tickets and offers.

Hotel Colosseo Rust

7. Crane Hotel Faralda, Netherlands

Located in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, this hotel is unique because it is built on a crane. Yes, you read it right. There are 3 suites which are considered to be 5-star suites with a theme to it. The panorama elevators arrive directly into your suit in top of the crane. The hotel also has a theatre and adventures like bungee jumping and heated spa pool at the top of the tap. Would you want to live at the top Crane Hotel Faralda?

Amsterdam Crane Hotel

8. Bivacco Gervasutti, Italy

Set at 9,300 feet (2,835 meters) above sea level on the Frebouze Glacier in the Mont Blanc massif in Italy, Bivacco Gervasutti is a part of an Ecobnb accommodations. It is in the shape of half of an airplane and is perfect for a group of 12 people. Since it is eco-friendly, electrical energy is produced by photovoltaic units with the latest storage and allows the interior to light up and makes the use of hot plates for cooking much easier. It is  organized into 4 areas (entrance, room for lunch, 2 dormitories with 12 beds) for a total of 30 square meters. Now who would like to experience staying in an airplane for a couple of nights?

airplane hotel in Italy

9. Null Stern Hotel, Switzerland

According to the sources, Null Stern in German means zero star. This does not refer to the classification, but is part of the hotel brand name Null Stern - the only star is you. It was formerly a nuclear bunker which was converted into a hotel. On 5 June 2009, a Null Stern Hotel prototype opened its doors in Teufen, Appenzellerland, Switzerland but it was transformed into a museum a year later in June 2010. So, let’s hope they open another extension for the people who want to feel like a star.

Null Stern Switzerland

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