There are everyday hotels and there are extraordinary hotels. If you are going to pack up your possessions and travel to an exotic destination you might as well make it count by staying at an equally exotic hotel.
The hotels on this list are extra special, as each aims to supply the most unforgettable week of your life. From underwater rooms to giraffe-infested hotels, these wondrous destinations offer the most outlandish features.
Check out 30 of the coolest hotels in the whole world and get ready to experience some serious wanderlust!
1. Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland
Enjoy impressive views of the northern lights from your glass igloo, which sleeps up to 4 people.
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2. Floating Hotel In Zanzibar
This floating hotel is part of the Manta Resort in Zanzibar, and includes a bedroom that is completely submerged underwater. When the sun fades away for the night and the fish are no longer visible the lights on the house attract octopus and squid.
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3. Giraffe Manor, Kenya
Giraffe Manor offers an awesome experience as a herd of Rothschild giraffe live on site and make very close encounters with guests every day when they come seeking treats.
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4. Fairy Chimney Hotel, Turkey
What makes this hotel uniquely special? Old world charm and new world amenities, sweeping views, and communal dinners in the garden, plus so much more!
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5. The Glass Floor Udang House, Bali, Indonesia
This unique house is situated above a fresh shrimp pond that you can actually see through the glass floor.
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6. Harry Potter Hotel, London
These rooms were made to look just like the rooms at Hogwarts, delighting all Harry Potter fans young and old.
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7. Montana Magica Lodge, Chile
This incredible hotel tucked away in the forest resembles a volcano and even regularly erupts with water. You must be brave to reach your accommodation by crossing a swinging rope bridge.
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8. Ascher Cliff, Switzerland
This dreamy destination built into the side of a cliff is over 170 years old.
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9. Free Spirit Spheres, Canada
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10. Attrap Reves Hotel, France
Sleep under the sun, stars or snow protected beneath the shield of a bubble.
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11. Kolarbyn Ecolodge, Sweden
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12. Ice Hotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
This is the largest hotel built from snow and ice. It is located in Northern Sweden in a small village with only 1,100 residents. 50,000 guests travel to stay at this winter wonderland hotel every winter.
Photo Credit: icehotel.com
13. Mirrorcube Treehouse Hotel, Sweden
Hide out in the trees in this camouflaged hotel built to reflect its surroundings so that it is almost invisible.
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14. Sala Silvermine, Sweden
Find out what it’s like to sleep 155 meters underground in the world’s best preserved mine setting at the Sala Silvermine hotel in Sweden.
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15. Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Mechelen, Belgium
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16. Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island
Staying at this 5-star resort lends you endless views of the breathtaking ocean and surrounding marine life including whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and more. You can also dine at the famous underwater restaurant located at the resort.
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17. Zaan Inn Hotel, Netherlands
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18. The Southern Ocean Lodge On Kangaroo Island, Australia
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19. “The Crazy House” Hang Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam
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20. V8 Hotel, Stuttgart
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21. Kingston Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa
Enjoy the views of beautiful animals as they cruise by your luxury glass accommodations.
Photo Credit: Alfred Treehouse
22. Chalkley Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa
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23. Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore
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24. Tubhotel, Mexico
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25. The Batcave, Taiwan
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26. Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho, USA
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