The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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Award-winning luxury castle hotel in Masham with spa, set withing 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens.
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A cosy + interesting guesthouse in a former police station with its own Microbrewery. Close to the Peak District National Park. Adults only.
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A 5 star boutique hotel with unique decor + designer furniture, close to North Yorkshire Moors. Children welcome, no pets.
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Quirky modern decor in this hotel in the new quarter of Cambridge. Relax in the library or Garden Room or workout in the gym. Close to the Botanic Gardens.
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Quality castle hotel, by the South Downs, offers unique luxurious rooms and a treehouse hideaway for guests use.
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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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A luxury floating hotel offers quality cabin rooms and suites in central London, Docklands.
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Set amidst a lush tropical paradise, close to the Ayung River in the mystical village of Ubud, offering elegant villas and suites. Villas sleep 5.
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5 star accommodation on a yacht in Gibraltar with casino, gym, spa, infinity pool and more. Rooms sleep 2-4 people.
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A trendy Bankside hotel with technology, 24 hour canteenM and attentive staff. Great prices for London!
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Hotel Danieli encompasses 3 palaces and occupies one of the most envied locations in Venice. Enjoy panoramic views of Venice Lagoon.
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A 5 star luxury hotel with stunning pools and gardens inspired by Bali. The Thai Spa offers a range of treatments.
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A luxury eco hotel, for adults only, which blends with nature. Offers activities or relaxation, near Newquay.
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Adult only castle hotel with boudoir bedrooms surrounded by parklands between Durham and Newcastle.
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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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This functioning lighthouse, dating back to 1815, offers accommodation and views along the stunning coastline around Stranraer.
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Relax at this adult only quality manor and spa, with a la carte restaurant, in the picturesque Cotswolds town of Malmesbury
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Luxury Treehouses with hot tubs and Woodland hobbit-style Lodges at Alton Towers theme park near Birmingham.
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Stay at this wonderful individual treehouse and add a husky ride and other excursions. Breakfast included.
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A luxury hotel at the edge of Neptune marina that boasts chic art and style around every corner
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A fun and funky design hotel close to Covent Garden, with a sophisticated bar.
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An unusual and sophisticated design hotel at Farnborough airport, with an aviation theme
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This Hyde Park London hotel offers themed rooms at reasonable prices.
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A collection of kitsch, vintage and antique finds furnish this fun and quirky coastal hotel at Whitby
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A special boutique hotel with stylish themed rooms from around the world, near Hastings
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Victorian mansion on the edge of the New Forest offering rooms and restaurant, with breath-taking view of the Isle of Wight and the Needles.
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Baronial castle hotel just 10 minutes from Edinburgh.
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Built in 1850 during the reign of Edward III, this medieval fortified castle in Northumberland offers a tranquil stay.
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Converted church that is a vibrant boutique style, modern 4-star hotel at the heart of the city, with a brasserie & stylish bar.
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An incredible clifftop tree house resort for couples with fabulous views overlooking a beach in Tulum.
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Colourful boutique hotel for families close to St Pancras station and West End attractions.
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A stylish 5 star concept hotel in East London, located right next to the Liverpool Street Station
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This central London hotel's designer rooms take influences from around the world
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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 4 star boutique hotel with a big personality, set in a Georgian townhouse in the city centre.
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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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Individually styled hotel rooms and a lively location in the centre of Manchester offers ADULT ONLY accommodation.
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Super cool + vibrant Amsterdam city hotel with suspended beds + other unique design touches. Roof garden, hot tub + nightlife on weekends.
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An ancient and interesting castle hotel on a vast estate near Stirling.
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Collection of peaceful secluded log cabins, with a luxury hot tub in the rural village of Ansty.
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Deluxe nude boutique resort with day and night club at Desert Hot Springs, California. Adults only
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A fully restored Tudor mansion with 28 elegant rooms set within the market town of Malton. Restaurant with seasonal menu
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Hotel with individually designed stylish rooms and an award-winning Utopia Spa offering a range a beauty treatments. 30 mins from London.
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A castle which mixes the traditional with bold colours + quirky touches. Between the Lake District + the Yorkshire Dales.
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Sophisticated and calm self-catering apartments for 2 in the centre of Edinburgh, near the castle
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Stunning castle hotel set in the West Highlands close to Fort William. Individually designed bedrooms + award-winning restaurant.
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Tree houses idyllically positioned around a small bathing lake set in a forest north of Munich - suitable for couples and families.
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Hotel set above a bright and lively 60's themed music bar and family diner on the seafront
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This unique hotel in Amsterdam has 3 luxury designer suites at the top of a crane with use of a spa pool too
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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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Stylish seaside retreat with spa treatments and restaurant right next to the beach at Southend-on-sea
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Restored abbey offering rooms with historical features in Binley. Set in 500 acres of garden. A treat
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Georgian estate hotel offers 9 individually styled rooms near Darlington
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This peaceful spot in the Granada province, close to Baza, is ideal for relaxation in cave accommodation, with a pool and hammam. Caves sleep 2-11.
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A truly unique, quirky experience sleeping in Null Stern's hotel without walls or roof but with panoramic views of the Swiss Alps
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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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A 4 star hotel with pool, rooms and apartment built into the rock, in the Loire.
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Victorian former church now offers comfortable rooms and breakfast in the heart of picturesque Royal Deeside.
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Luxurious historic bedrooms and an award-winning AA Rosette restaurant at this hotel on the banks of the Beaulieu River.
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Igloo style accommodation with glass roof in Rovaniemi. Enjoy the views + the Northern Lights from the comfort of your cosy bed.
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Beatles themed hotel. A perfect base for exploring Liverpool.
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A Grade ll listed Georgian Mansion right on Lake Windermere with a luxurious old English style
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Rooms are built on rafts that float on the River Kwai at this hotel in Kanchanaburi.
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Magnificent Gaelic castle with a tower amidst striking scenery. Located by Lough Eske near Donegal.
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Unique boutique accommodation with a bar, in one of Bath's oldest coaching inns
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Hotel with luxury rooms themed after cities around the world, 2 restaurants, 3 stylish bars and a lively night club
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Set amongst the famed cobbled streets of The Lanes this chic hotel is close to sea front and shops
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Historic cave dwellings have been restored to create a beautiful hotel in Matera.
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Charming country inn with stylish rooms in picturesque village of Frensham in the Surrey Hills
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Elegantly styled glamping lodges, located in Mirano, in the Venetian countryside. Some tents sleep 7!
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Enjoy nature while saying in a tree or water house in Bavaria's hill country with great food, massage and cookery courses
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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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Historic country house hotel set in stunning grounds near Alnwick with a high-end spa & restaurant
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A cave hotel built into the cliffs, with hot tubs, pool and panoramic views, a prime location in Oia.
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Eco friendly hotel offering rooms, townhouses and villas near the beach at Mexilhoeira.
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Modern contemporary hotel on stilts in dramatic scenery close to Reykjavik. Offering fantastic views, visit in winter to see the Northern Lights!
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A harbour side Grade II listed hotel in West Wales with a stylish colourful flair
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A 4 star hotel near Oxford city centre offering contemporary rooms with colourful artwork
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Grade 1 listed 12th-century manor house boasting many original historic features. Bar, restaurant & rooms with 4 poster beds
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4-Star luxury hotel in the city centre offering stylish and elegant rooms, spa, fitness and conference facilities as well as a 4 AA rosette award winning re...
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This barge turned hotel in Brugge offers 22 cabins, most with views of the canal. Breakfast included.
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Old Victorian fire station turned into a modern, comfortable B&B with quirky design in the heart of Canterbury
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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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A hotel in the heart of the naturist centre of Cap D'Agde. With beach nearby and pool and spa area
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A viking themed hotel close to Reykjavik. With on-site bar, restaurant, sauna, hot tub + more. Relax and take in some lovely views. Cottages sleep 5!
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An old mill, in bustling Hebden Bridge, has been converted into modern holiday apartments. No children or pets. Min 2 night stay.
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An impressive Gothic Revival castle dating back to 1209, offering rural acitivites and views in Midlands Ireland. With tennis court, hikes + more.
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Bold graphics and unique rooms. A hip 5 star design hotel with a difference in fashionable Shoreditch
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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 all-inclusive, luxury naturist hotel near Cancun has an artifical river in which you can swim around the property.
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A 4 star Beatles themed hotel with restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of Liverpool's Cavern Quarter
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A grand 18th century Irish castle, with luxury rooms, a fine dining restaurant and a spa. Located near Sligo.
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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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This uniquely designed hotel in Zaandam, close to Amsterdam, offers good facilities + rooms reflect the history of the area
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Historical palace within the old town of Korčula, offers luxurious rooms with handcrafted furniture
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A hotel inspired by legendary designers and amidst galleries and studios in London's Shoreditch quarter
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The world's largest scupltured ice hotel offers great excursions into the Swedish Lapland
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4 star luxury hotel in Fuengirola with excellent facilities including a rooftop infinity pool, spa + more. Lots of facilities. Rooms for 2-4 people.
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17th Century Hotel in Amsterdam, a former Stock Exchange, is close to the Red Light District. Themed and quirky rooms, its alternative!
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Luxury 4* Regency themed townhouse hotel, located in the centre of the historic city of Bath. Children welcome. No pets
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Sleep in a wine barrel surrounded by beautiful vineyards in the Douro region.
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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
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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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An eclectic and unusual hotel in Camberwell, London, with South American feel
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Hotel with romantic + individual shabby chic rooms + a healthy/vegetarian restaurant, in the Lake District. Children and dogs welcome
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Wooden treehouse property with rooms for 2 or villa for up to 12 guests. Enjoy a massage/spa/hottub and country views at Pai
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A great option in rural Ubud. Exotic styled eco glamping lodges each with a private pool and garden.
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An adults only hotel for open minded couples close to Cancun. Clothes optional. Closed on weekends
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Rural lodging in cave houses with swimming pool in Andalucia, with stunning views and walkable to the town/market of Baza. Caves sleep 2-8 people.
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Lavishly designed boutique hotel, a stroll from central Cardiff
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A family-friendly naturist resort with lots of activities, in Kissimmee, 2 nights min stay
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Nestled in the heart of Soho and just minutes from Oxford St - a stylish boutique hotel
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Surrounded by the beauty of the Provence, this design hotel combines clean lines with evocative art, in the Luberon region.
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A traditional Greek style naturist resort on the beautiful, unspoilt coastline of South Crete
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This 4-star hotel within a historic castle offers romantic rooms with great views of the medieval town of Oberwesel and the Rhine River Valley.
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Family friendly Western themed ranch with many activities. Cabins, beautiful tents + themed rooms at River Ranch
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Great caldera views from this cave hotel with pool at Oia, on the island of Santorini. With cave houses that sleep up to 5 people.
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Luxuriously furnished rooms in former train carriages overlooking the river at Fairbanks, Alaska. Adults only.
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18th Century townhouse opposite Tewkesbury Abbey with 8 rooms
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This quality resort in Ubud offers spa treatments, outdoor activities and elephants galore.
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The stunning Northern Lights & a Finnish winter wonderland viewed from your fully insulated & heated glass domed igloo. Breakfast included.
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Features a rooftop terrace & a quirky bar, ideally located in Vienna's prime shopping district, close to the Underground train and Metro.
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This hotel is set in a rainforest setting around giant boulders and has 10 suites including 2 in caves
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A beautifully restored cave hotel was once a monastic retreat and is in a village close to Urgup in Cappadocia
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Have a unique and relaxing holiday in vintage railway carriages in Tatamagouche. Dog's welcome.
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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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A modern, floating hotel built by the island of Klädesholmenon on the beautiful Swedish west coast.
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Moored at the pier in the centre of Rijeka, Botel Marina offers a range of modern rooms alongside their on site restaurant.
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Restored Baptist Church house in Camden, Designed by a world-renowned Parisian decorateur.
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A country house hotel with gallery, sculpture garden and events, in Barnstaple. For the cultured
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A circus themed design hotel in Vienna's Museums Quartier. On site restaurant and spa. Rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city.
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Deep in the rainforest the Nothofagus hotel rises above the tree canopy and offers beauty, comfort + a wonderful spa. Lots to do. Breakfast included.
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A refuge in Arizona, that rescues wild cats from across America, offers accommodation within view of the animals
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A 5 star hotel in Madrid with a different concept of design and colour on every floor, each designed by a different international architect.
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Beautiful 17th century manor house with whimsical touches including a room with bath on tracks for rolling to the balcony
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A coming together of art and eccentricity in this special one-of-a-kind Kandy hotel.
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A grade II listed building offering luxurious rooms. The city centre is just a 5 minute walk away.
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Luxurious beachfront 5-star resort surrounded by beaches and forest. Next to Krabi Marine National Park
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A well-placed hotel for car enthusiasts, in Stuttgart, offering themed rooms with beds made from vintage vehicles.
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A stunning private island guesthouse for 10, at times walkable from the beach, off Weligama
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Elegant yet simple Design Hotel. A lavish pool with restaurant and bar create the core of the hotel. Located between the Paradise and Paranga beaches.
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A Sci-Fi style trendy hotel close to Times Square in New York City with futuristic facilities
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Elegant 100 yard yacht permanently docked at Riddarholmen Island. With sauna + restaurant serving Scandinavian dishes. Adults only.
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An 18th century castle with stylish suites in the heart of the Oesling region. Gourmet French cuisine, outdoor pool + a wellness centre.