Arctic Bath is a new
floating hotel in the North of Sweden. 12 rooms are built on land and on water,
with a healthy ice bath expected to be the highlight of any stay here. What
other unique hotel rooms can be found around the planet and is creating one a
good marketing move?
Hotel Costa Verde – Guests Sleep in an Old
Costa Verde in Costa Rica achieved a degree of internet fame when pictures
emerged online of the old Boeing 727 that has been converted into a luxury
exciting is the fact that this plane is in a jungle next to the ocean. From the
windows, guests can see both the greenery and the blue of the ocean. The
bedrooms are air-conditioned the interior is covered in teak panels.
The Mirrorcube – a Mirrored Box in a Tree
building in Sweden is an aluminium
box that is covered in mirrors and hung from a tree trunk. It is neatly camouflaged
and the fact the mirrors are one-way only gives guests privacy as well as
Just two people fit in
here, where they will find a double bed and bathroom. They get up to their
suite by crossing a rope bridge from a nearby tree.
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort – Stay in an Igloo
There are several ice hotels around in the world, spread around countries as diverse as Canada, Romania, and Switzerland. This ice-themed resort in Finland is ideally placed for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the spectacular Northern Lights.
Accommodation is in a
set of igloos and log cabins with glass roofs. Traditional smoke saunas and an
ice swimming pool add to the authentic atmosphere.
Sal Luna Salada Hotel – Rooms Made Completely
Out of Salt
Set in the midst of the
world’s biggest and highest altitude salt flat, this is one of several salt
hotels built in Bolivia, near the border with Chile.
Just about everything
is made of salt here, from the walls and the ceiling to the furniture. It is an
incredible construction feat that leaves visitors amazed.
Is It Worth Creating Unique Hotel Rooms?
This can be a terrific marketing ploy. All of the unique hotels mentioned here have featured in numerous articles. They can be expensive or complex to create, but they tend to be offered at higher rates for guests too.
certainly isn’t the right move for every hotel. But if you have a local feature
or tradition to exploit then it makes sense to consider whether you could
design something unforgettable for your guests.