The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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Prices from £115/night
An exotic Asian treehouse with pool and views, secluded in the Park of Haut-Languedoc. Under 2 hr flight from London. Romantic, relaxing + unique.
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Prices from £450/night
Unique and exclusive, an historic fort offers luxury rooms, spa facilities and restaurant out to sea, in The Solent.
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Prices from £63/night
Beautiful castle tower for 2 for a romantic getaway with 4 poster bed. 2 nt min stay. Near Colwyn Bay.
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Prices from £600/night
Historic London houseboat close to Tower Bridge sleeps 8+. WHOLE BOAT RENTAL ONLY.
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Prices from £250/night
Put your feet up, relax at this unique windmill conversion set in stunning scenery close to Lavenham. Sleeps either 2 or 4 adults.
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Prices from £350/night
Historic Grade 1 listed building situated next to a tranquil lake with delightful gardens. Romantic getaway for 2 people near Stroud.
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Prices from £160/night
A beautifully renovated lighthouse accommodation with delicious breakfast, at Beachy Head. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £900/night
Contemporary church conversion near Reading for 8+4 guests. Offers Murder Mystery events, mixologists + beauticians. WHOLE PROPERTY RENTAL.
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HOT OFF THE PRESS! Discover the magic of staying in a treehouse at West Lexham....
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Prices from £174/night
Historic house with underground tunnels sleeps 8 people on the Ramsgate coast. 2-7 night min stays. No pets.
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Prices from £135/night
A unique 3 tier cabin in the form of a beehive, at Okehampton near Dartmoor. Ideal for a couple - with a thermal outdoor hot tub bath for 2.
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Prices from £299/night
Boutique beachfront house at Dymchurch for up to 13 guests. Relaxing stay with unique Real Sunlight room, cinema, jacuzzi bath. Or be the DJ.
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Prices from £140/night
Escape from it all glamping site close to M25 & London with a unique beehive with hot tub and other glamping accommodation.
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Prices from £400/night
Private island fort off Portsmouth with 23 bedrooms and 5 function rooms + fun facilities. Good for events - Wow Factor!
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Prices from £59/night
This trendy, music themed hotel is close to the seafront in Brighton. Lots of exciting (+naughty) extras available to book!
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Prices from £168/night
Romantic stay for 2 in a converted wooden hut, offers a fun and quirky hideaway in a secluded garden with a private Hot Tub. ADULTS ONLY.
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Prices from £112/night
A converted World War II operations bunker sleeping 6 guests. Providing a unique coastal holiday experience. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £54/night
Travel around in unique + themed campervans. Picks ups from Cornwall, Bristol, London, Wales, Norfolk & the North West.
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Prices from £45/night
Truly unique glamping site nestled in the South Downs close to Brighton. Not just treehouses, but helicopter, bus + more. NEW fire engine stay!
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Prices from £160/night
Restored lighthouse with rooms with great views over the Bristol Channel and surrounding fields, not far from Cardiff. Dip in the hot tub on the roof.
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Prices from £140/night
Quirky treehouse for 2 adults with private hot tub & suspension bridge, on the edge of London.
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Prices from £80/night
Cross the gangplank for a romantic stay in a unique boathouse in the middle of Whitby harbour, sleeps 2.
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Prices from £50/night
A 70's jetplane, a futuristic UFO and other glamping options for unique stays near Tenby. Properties for 2-5 guests.
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Prices from £200/night
Unique circular treehouse with hot bath/sauna in Chorleywood. Sleeps 2 or a family of up to 5. Within easy access from London.
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Prices from £99/night
A special eco-cabin with hot tub, lakeside on farmland near Machnylleth.
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Prices from £70/night
Unique and cleverly converted 1950's caravan with roof garden (sleeps 2-4) and cosy bell tent (for up to 5) in ideal location in the Severn Vale.
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Prices from £159/night
A unique folly with 14 storeys, pool, tennis court + far-reaching views, near the New Forest. B&B 2/3 night weekend stays offered Apr-Oct.
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Ultra modern hotel with individual slick units mounted on the mountainside with stunning views, some with hot tubs. Adults only.
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France's national leader in unusual stays invites you to discover unique accommodation and plenty of activities.
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Special hand-made property with hot tub offers a luxurious countryside retreat near Ledbury. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £11/night
Small secluded glamping site offering a range of unusual accom including a Helicopter, shepherd's huts, VW Campervans and wooden shack.
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Prices from £120/night
A unique campsite with suspended tree tent and glamping cabin, near Lewes. A pretty place close to woodland for wildlife walks.
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Prices from £80/night
Eco-friendly, floating cabins for 2+2 within Neyland Yacht Haven marina, surrounded by woodland of the Coastal National Park.
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Prices from £134/night
A unique designer beach house which has a 19th century railway carriage in the living area. Sleeps 4, at Dungeness.
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Prices from £55/night
2 hobbits, a train carriage and Harvest Hut on rural farmland with coastal views near Fraserburgh. A unique award-winning loo too.
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Prices from £183/night
Travel by horse-drawn gypsy caravan by day, sleep in it by night. Slow down, Lake District views. Closed in winter.
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Sleep in the cockpit or other part of a Jumbo Jet near to Stockholm's Arlanda airport. Stay in a dorm or private room. Free airport bus transfer.
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Stay in a 5 star luxury treehouse with it's own pool + terrace,from which you can enjoy unique views over the forest canopy. Spa treatments available.
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Unique and ecological treehouse and cabin located in Les Épesses. Under 1.5h flight from London to Nantes. Sleeps up to 6! April - September.
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An incredible clifftop tree house resort for couples with fabulous views overlooking a beach in Tulum.
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This majestic lodge rises out of the Andes like a volcano. Visit this reserve for a diverse + incredible rain forest experience. Breakfast included.
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A special cavehouse near Baza - exotic and magical - ONLY £50 a night for up to 6. Sunbathe and bathe on the roof.
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Prison cell themed chamber offers 2 guests a totally unique experience near the heart of Margate. Only minutes walk from the sea.
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A once in a lifetime experience at this beautiful bubble hotel with fantastic tours. Sleep under the stars, the aurora borealis or the midnight-sun.
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Prices from £60/night
Unique AWARD WINNING site that offers back to nature inspired properties including a tin house, earth house, love caravan + cabin. Lots of quirks!
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Try something new! An alternative getaway for 2 in a Converted Lynx Helicopter near Skegness.
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Super cool + vibrant Amsterdam city hotel with suspended beds + other unique design touches. Roof garden, hot tub, sauna + nightlife on weekends.
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A luxurious Paris getaway in a 19th century châteaux, with striking + opulent style. Close to Paris' most famous monuments.
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Glass pavilions provide a unique, modern, ryoken-like experience, near Girona. In the countryside, close to the Garrotxa Volcanic Nature Reserve.
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Stay in one of 14 individually styled original antique Javanese bridal houses within this relaxing hotel in Ubud. Eco-luxury stay offers great views.
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A lighthouse stay for 2 on a jetty at Alesund, with the benefits of hotel services + breakfast delivered each day.
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An eco resort where you can sleep in a treehouse, elephant or converted truck, near Yala National Park.
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Guarding over the safe family beach at Archirondel, this tower provides an adventurous stay for up to 10 guests + dogs.
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Real jungle feeling at these uniquely beautiful treetop bungalows with infinity pool on the Koh Yao Noi island.
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A unique high-design treehouse hotel in Northern Sweden, 60km from the Arctic Circle. The Bird's Nest, The Cube, The Mirror..
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An unusual tower built in WW2 with panoramic views from the lounge at the top, at St Brelade. Sleeps 6.
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Stunning historic arts and craft house in rural setting near Holt. Can sleep up to 32 guests. FOR EXCLUSIVE HIRE. Good for weddings
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Fancy going back in time? 4 WWII restored army trailers for couples or groups of up to 10. On farmland in Banbury.
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Unique eco hostel offers a creative space and a haven for walkers and cyclists in the countryside of Castlebaldwin. Group bookings for up to 30 guests
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There is nothing ordinary in this hotel near Durbuy - each room is created with fairies, gnomes and trolls in mind.
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Quirky luxury cottages within nature at Morris - sleep anywhere from a treehouse to a helicopter. Enjoy a soak in a hot tub too!
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This unusual hotel, with rooms created inside wine casks, is situated in the old harbour of Stavoren.
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Uniquely shaped, an award-winning mountain-top hotel, near Liberec, with stunning views. 1 hour from Prague.
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Quirky treehouse designs in a adventure park village in the far east of Germany on the Polish boarder
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These restful, handcrafted spheres create accommodation set among the tall trees of the west coast rainforest of Vancouver Island.
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Truly unique underwater bedroom surrounded by turquoise waters of the unspoilt Indian Ocean and sea-life galore.
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Original art hotel with spa overlooking the sea at Castel Di Tusa in Sicily. Combining a unique design of contemporary art with Sicilian surroundings.
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This small hotel is an art project with one room below water + a deck above. A short boat ride from Västerås harbour, nr Stockholm. Closed in winter.
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Perfect for those seeking peace, tranquility and books! Located close to Chester, this library/B&B is a must for the bookworm.
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Wonderfully quirky apartments in Paris - sleep in a Citroen 2CV or on The Moon.
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A boutique hotel with 28 themed rooms inspired by movies, cartoons, and TV shows from the 1960s and 70s. Set amongst the Catskill Mountains. For 2-7.
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Luxury treehouses, 10m above ground in the canopy of trees, with spectacular views of Kaikoura's dramatic mountains + coastline. For 2-6 people.
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Snow hotel near the coast in Kemi offers overnight stays at -5º celcius. Or stay in a pod with views of the night sky and coast. Children welcome.
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A coming together of art and eccentricity in this special one-of-a-kind Kandy hotel.
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The crane of Harlingen harbour has been converted into an unusual, stylish accommodation with changeable view.
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Majestic hotel in the heart of Milan with an atmosphere and charm reminiscent of a neo-romantic castle, inspired by fairytales.
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Special, unique hotel with rooms built from robust drain pipes in parkland in the cities of Ottenheim and Essen.
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Sleep in a transparent luxury capsule, that is suspended on a rock face, 400 meters above the Sacred Valley in Cuzco.
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Enjoy bush life at Undara where there are lava tubes to explore. Stay in railway carriages, pioneer huts or furnished swag tents. Sleeps up to 6.
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Something completely different in Berlin - a factory which houses hotel rooms, caravans and cabins in a welcoming creative den.
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A bizarre and fun artist-designed guesthouse in Dalat with bridges, cubbyholes and resembling a giant tree. Rooms sleep 2-6 guests.
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Staying at this unique guesthouse, in Cottonwood, Idaho, means you sleep inside the head of a huge dog.
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A totally unique experience staying in a museum's art pieces, in the form of a large intestine, a tent in a 4 storey tower or Blob VB3.
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A quirky + colourfully designed hotel in Styria countryside encourages relaxation + being at one with nature. 2 nt min stay on a weekend.
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Treehouse accommodation, located in a 200-year old cedar tree, is found 50 feet up in a lush, evergreen forest by Mount Rainer National Park in Maryland.
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Underwater accommodation, in Key Largo in Florida, available to divers.
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An extreme adventure, this former prison in Liepāja has not been converted. Live the part of a prisoner for a dismal night.
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Five unusual glamping options set on a farm in Kaikoura with plenty of free-range roaming animals + llama treks. Cottage for up to 9 people!
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This uniquely-shaped accommodation close to the Abel Tasman National Park offers a peaceful retreat for a couple.
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A centrally located hostel floats on the Danube river in Belgrade. With bar, terrace + bbq facilities. Borrow a bike or book a boat tour. Rooms for 5!
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Creatively designed rooms by artists in central Berlin. Every room is individual with different artistic decor.
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Choose rooms with Japanese art, street or cartoon art and more at this lively Athens hotel
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Once the largest water tower in Europe, this is now a luxury hotel in Cologne.
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A 5 star hotel immersed in its forest location with breathtaking views over Kandalama Lake. With rooms for 2-4 people.
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A stunning hotel sculptured from ice each year, open from January to March, and found just 10 minutes from downtown Quebec.
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At one of the world's best preserved mine settings at Sala you can sleep in the Mine Suite 155m below ground.
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Refurbished 1927 maverick film studio offering musically inspired rooms & a remarkable Theatre. With a rooftop pool + bar.
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An Inn perched on stilts set on the North Atlantic coastline, offering 29 suites, cinema, art gallery, gym, saunas, hot tubs + more.
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London bus on the edge of a beach in Crab Hill offers quirky accommodation for 2 people.
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Bush lodge with rock lodges sleeping 2-4 people near Malelane. Enjoy a game drive and rustic day spa before tucking into traditional African food.
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A one of a kind dive resort on a former oil rig, surrounded by islands and amazing waters to explore.
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Kitschy luxury hotel, offering brightly coloured rooms and fairytale style cottages with a range of onsite activities. Rooms sleep 2-9 people.
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A futuristic and innovative 5 star hotel in the city of Poznan.
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The Shire of Montana is a well appointed hobbit hole of which even Bilbo Baggins would approve.
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An impressive palace hotel in Rajasthan. Featuring stunning architecture and luxurious interiors. With an outdoor pool + courtyard restaurant.
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A romantic and original fairytale castle for 4 located in a rural setting close to the pretty town of Clarens.
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An opportunity to experience the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, its abundant wildlife and the local Indian community.
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Family owned unique luxury accommodation on one of the Great Rift Valley's stunning lakes - home to over 1,200 animals and over 350 species of birds.
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Astro-hotel: dome rooms with detachable ceilings giving limitless view of the clearest skies of the Elqui Valley of Chile. 2 nt min stay on weekends.
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A bird-watchers dream - rooms with observational windows in the middle of the Soberania National Park. See spectacular migrations. Min. 2 nights.
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Unique opportunity to spend the night in a stable with a horse companion! For 1-3 horse lovers. In Cartmel, in the Lake District.