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Destinations 5 interesting hotels from different parts of the world

Normal is boring, perhaps that's why these quite unusual hotels and hostels were created. Here are some hotels that will wow you.

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1. Arkabarka floating belgrade hostel, Belgrade, Serbia:


A hotel on water, how amazing is that?!  This beautiful floating building is surrounded by the scenic Usce Park and it's a 20 minute walk from Belgrade.

2. Jailhotel loewengraben, Lucerne, Switzerland:

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After more than a century of restraining criminals and misfits,  the Loewengraben is now a unique hotel.

Guests can stay in ‘unplugged cells’ for a faux behind bars experience. Those who want a bit of luxury can stay in the former library or Director’s Office.

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3. Aydinli cave hotel, Goreme, Turkey:

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Aydinli cave hotel



For a unique caveman experience, quite literally, head to Aydinli Cave Hotel. The family-run hotel has six unique rooms, most of which have stone fireplaces and Jacuzzis. The hotel also has a rooftop terrace where you can enjoy the view of the old village.

4.  Jumbo stay, STF/HI, Stockholm, Sweden:

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Jumbo stay


Jumbo Stay, a 10-minute walk from Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport is a converted Boeing 747-200 Jumbo Jet.

The cockpit suite has a private ensuite bathroom and the other 25 rooms have more than four metres of head room and flat screen TVs.

5. Santos express train lodge, Santos Beach, South Africa:

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Santos express train lodge


The Santos Express Train Lodge, known to the locals as The Train has five coaches, with five compartments that look out onto the  Santos Beach on the Indian Ocean. Guests are sometimes able to see the whales and dolphins in the sea from the train’s deck.

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