12 unusual hotels you won't believe actually exist

TripAdvisor has highlighted 12 hotel that guarantee a unique experience

News Desk February 02, 2016

Choosing the perfect hotel for your stay can be tricky. While most people look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable, some look for something out of the ordinary.

TripAdvisor has highlighted 12 eccentric hotels from around the world that are guaranteed to let its’ guests enjoy a completely unique experience.

Here are 12 unusual hotel you won't believe actually exist.

1) Inntel Hotel Zaandam (Amsterdam)

Inntel Hotel Zaandam in Amsterdam appears to be made up of a series of houses stacked one on top of another but inspired by the architecture of traditional houses of the Zaan region, the green facade of the hotel is eye-catching even from far.


2) Faralda Crane Hotel (Amsterdam)

A historic crane literally transformed into a hotel, there are only three suites available for booking. If the idea of staying on top of a former industrial monument does not excite you enough, you can always rope-jump off the crane and free fall 164 feet.


3) Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort (Huzhou, China)

Shaped like a doughnut, the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort in China also has an underwater bridge that connects the two towers of the hotel.


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4) Hotel Jested (Czech Republic)

Hotel Jested in Czech Republic looks something out of a sci-fi movie but located 1,012 meters above sea level, it offers stunning panoramic views of the countryside.


5) 9 Hours Capsule Hotel Kyoto (Japan)

Inside each sleeping pod is a sleep ambient control system, which claim to support sleep-wake rhythms to help you rest better.


6) Sun Cruise Resort (Donghae, South Korea)

Who needs a cruise when you've got this hotel? There's even a rotating sky lounge offering great views of the ocean.


7) Spitbank Fort (Portsmouth, England)

Spitbank Fort sits right in the middle of the sea. The hotel looks rather unique and there is also an alleged ghost that resides at the site.


8) Free Spirit Spheres (Qualicum Beach, British Columbia)

Free Spirit Spheres are individual suspended spherical tree houses designed to allow guests to experience nature in a new way.


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9) The Aurora Express (Fairbanks, Alaska)

This train does not move. The cars in the train sit permanently on 700 feet of railroad track that overlooks the Tanana River, mountains of the Alaskan Range and city of Fairbanks.


10) Wigwam Motel (Holbrook, Arizona)

It might not be luxurious, but the Wigwam Motel offers individual teepees that are cozy and comfortable.


11) La Balade des Gnomes (Durbuy, Belgium)

From the Trojan horse suite to the 'sailboat' in its own pool, each room's design is inspired by a fairy tale.

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12) Hotel Costa Verde (Costa Rica)

Hotel Costa Verde bought this retired aircraft and transported it from San Jose International Airport into the lush Manuel Antonio National Park.


This article originally appeared on CNN.


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