Have you ever thought of the unique hotels in the world? Yes, they do exist. They either have a unique geographical location or they provide exceptional types of service. Because of its unbelievable nature, staying in these hotels and resorts will be on the bucket list of many travelers.

From the USA to Europe and Africa to Asia, we have compiled the List of 20 Most Unique hotels in the world.


20. Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

If you really want to experience the magical glow of Northern lights, then you must have to book your tickets to Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland. The resort is exactly located Saariselka, 37 km from Ivalo.

This resort just beneath the northern lights, renowned for its glass igloos, provides the excellent view of the green-lit-sky.

Aurora Borealis-spotting is considered as one of its unique selling points. Built in 199, the resort is fully equipped with modern day amenities, and its Igloo is made from Thermal Glass so that the temperature inside will be warm.

The reception of the hotel is connected to wifi but there is no Wifi connection in its igloo, aiming digital detox, is one of Kakslauttanen unique features.

19. Äscher Cliff, Switzerland

One of the most surprising hotel located just between the deep, steep-sided valley & picturesque mountain peaks in a remote district in Switzerland is no other than Äscher Cliff Hotel. Äscher cliff Hotel lies in a place called Wildkirchli, Weissbad 9057, Switzerland.

The Hotel is accessible by cable car and provides the best view of alpine scenery, green rolling hills and ice topped mountains

18. Ladera Resort, St. Lucia

One of the St. Lucia most unique and breathtaking luxurious hotel, Ladera Resort stands to face the volcanic cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This resort is the only resort in St. Lucia that is located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This resort is fully equipped with modern facilities, Luxury Suites, sea view outdoor pool, spa and fitness room and a lavish selection of food and beverage.


17. Manta Resort, Zanzibar

The Manta Resort is a five star luxury property situated floating in Indian Ocean and provides the best scenic view of Pemba Island, Zanzibar. This lavish resort is located 4 km away from Ngezi forest Reserve and is 59 Km from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.

This resort features a thatched cottage with the underwater room. One of the interesting things about this resort is this built-in thatched cottage consisting of three-level out of which 1st level is just above water. The resorts feature fully air-conditioning room, spa treatments, kayaking, diving, and watersports and also has an open for lounging & nighttime stargazing. Also, the place provides you with a chance to discover marine life, reef fish & Octopuses.

16. Shangri La, France

Shangri La, France an elegant hotel is situated across the 'Seince' facing the Eiffel Tower. This property is considered as the former royal home (a former residence of Prince Roland Bonaparte, a grandnephew of Napolean Bonaparte). The hotel reflects the Asian hospitality along with French art de Vivre and was built in the 18th century.

The hotel features, lavish suites with marble bathrooms, heated floors, balconies, and terraces facing the Eifel Tower and Seine river. Likewise, several other modern amenities are also available for your luxury staycation.

The hotel is located on a tree-lined road, this ritzy hotel in the 6th arr. is a 2-minute walk from Iéna metro station, 11 minutes' walk from the Eiffel Tower & 1 km from the Seine river.

15. Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is one of the luxury hotel situated on Mandhoo, Rangali Island, in a place called Alif Dhaal Atoll. This lavish hotel is situated in two interconnected islands (connected through the bridge).

Conrad Maldives features wide private villas, best diving areas, coral reefs, water sports & activities. Also, the hotel has been voted twice as the Best Hotel in the World.


14. Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia

Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia is the best renowned as the “World’s first 7-Star Boutique Hotels in the World”. The hotel is located in the lush rainforest in the place called Desa Buahan, Payangan, Gianyar, Ubud in Bali overlooking the Ayung River and valley.

This hotel built in 44 villas with thatched roof is well furnished with modern day luxury and unique amenities, sitting lounge, free wifi, handcrafted furniture etc. Also, the property is considered as the best Mountain hotel in Ubud with spa, outdoor pool.

13. Jukkasjarvi Ice Hotel, Sweden

Jukkasjarvi Ice Hotel, Sweden is located in a place called Jukkasjärvi, an ice village 10 miles away from Kiruna. This hotel is built every year from December to April and was opened in 1990 for the first time.

More interestingly, the hotel is the mixture of permanent buildings and a seasonal ice structures where beds, chairs, and rooms are made of up ice blocks. It is reported that the ice block used in building the hotel is brought from the river nearby called Torne.

Also, several artists around the world are invited to design and decorate the ice block in the needed pattern.

And you might not believe, even the glass used in the bar are made of ice. Likewise, ice chapel is more famous among marrying couples.

12. Montana Magica Lodge, Chile

Montana Magica Lodge is the unique, volcano-shaped ecolodge located in Huilo-Huilo Biological reserve in Patagonian Rainforest, Chile.

This lodge is situated in between the southern Andes and the magic mountain featured its furniture made from tree trunks. Moreover, the property contains the suites, wifi, restaurants, kids zone, spa, and sauna but lack Television.

Several Sporting activities like hiking, rafting, zip lines are available near the hotel surroundings. But, it applies an extra cost.


11. Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, one of the attracting accommodations in Langata, a small town in Nairobi, Kenya is a small boutique hotel. The hotel occupies 12 acres of private land and 140 acres of indigenous forest covering the Mbagathi River, flowing southern edge of the Nairobi City and is owned by 'The Safari Collection'.

Giraffe Manor hotel together runs a Giraffe Protection Breeding Centre, with a mission to protect endangered spices of Rothschild giraffes.  The hotel features an elegant room, hunting lounge, beautiful gardens and was modeled by Sir David Duncan.

10. Laucala Island Resort, Fiji

Laucala Island Resort is one of the premium vacation destinations in Fiji. Located in Laucala Island, the resort features a wide coconut plantation, lush green mountains, crystal sandy beaches and offers the breathtaking view of natural scenario.

Apart from its natural beauty, the resort is also rich in sporting and cultural activities, lavish restaurants and bars and a wide variety of delicacies.

9. Juvet Landscape Resort, Norway

Who knew there was a slice of heaven in Norway, perched at the side of a Sheer river Bank? Juvet Landscape Resort is just unique and is situated in Alstad, Valldal, West Norway is Europe’s first landscape boutique hotel.

The Hotel lies in a beautiful valley with stunning natural surroundings featuring beautifully designed rooms and cozy old farmhouse and a blend of Norwegian Hospitality.


8. The Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia

The Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, boutique hotel is just located in Hanson Bay Road, Kingscote SA 5223, Australia overlooking the Southern Ocean. This lodge is regarded as the finest property and the only hotel in Australia to lie in the “List of World’s Top 100 Hotels”.

This lodge is situated just 83 km from Kingscote Airport and is 12 Km far from Flinders Chase National Park. The property features luxury rooms, VIP suites, heated floors, whirlpool baths and a free wifi. Similarly, the rooms are all equipped with all types of modern day amenities.

7. Mihir Garh Palace, India

Mihir Garh Palace, a hotel located in Village Khandi of Rajasthan, India a paradise of peace in the Thar Desert. Impeccable service, flawless hospitality, and rooms fit for modern royalty. Mihir Garh is truly a hidden gem!

Also, Mihir Garh is well-known boutique property awarded as Best Boutique Hotel in 2013, Most Extra Ordinary Hotel of the World 2014 by Lonely Planet.

The Mihir Garh is a dream resort. The compound is nicely laid out and very tastefully decorated. The hotel offers the activities such as Royal Picnic, Village Safari, and Shikar Dinner. Also, the resort's features pool and private Jacuzzi, beautiful surrounding.

6. Attrap’ Rêves, France

Attrap’ Rêves is a bubble-shaped hotel located 7 km away from the ornate gardens of the Palais Longchamp, France. The glass pods will make you feel like living outdoor as where you can even have a nice view of stars at night.

The hotel is surrounded by pine trees and is fully equipped with modern amenities, private bathrooms, seating areas, massage tops, and whirlpools.


5. The Glass Floor Udang House, Bali, Indonesia

The Glass Floor Udang House is a luxury resort located 4.5 km away from sacred monkey forest sanctuary. This beautiful resort lies at the place called Jl. Banjar Baung, Desa, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali overlooking Ayung River.

The resort features teak and wood houses with tempered glass floor panels which provides the excellent view of the underwater panorama, over the natural pond. Also, the tiled roof provides the best sunlight and moonlight views. A room is fully furnished with Moroccan rugs, Burmese Lacquerware, and Ethiopian woodworks, free wifi and many other modern and traditional amenities.

4. Kingston Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

Kingston Treehouse lies in the place called Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabie Park, Kruger Park, South Africa surrounded by African bush and abandoned wildlife at its best.

This resort is made entirely from woods and glass and provides you with an opportunity to view the spectacular Jungle & wildlife view. The room is fully furnished with bathrooms and shower. Also, the rooms are connected to with the rangers through radio contact. However, Wi-Fi is not available.

3. Sala Silvermine Underground Suite, Sweden

Sala Silvermine Underground Suite is the luxurious suite located close to Stockholm, Uppsala, Västerås and southern Dalarna in Sweden. This suite hotel has the deepest bedroom in the world and you can sleep 155 meters underground.


2. Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore

Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore is an experimental boutique hotel with an availability of several fun themes. The hotel is located in Singapore’s Little India, 2 Dickson Road, Singapore.

The hotel has a colorful rooms with various fun themes and has adequate number of modern amenities.

1. Mirrorcube Tree House Hotel, Sweden

Mirrorcube Tree House Hotel is located in the forest of Lule River valley in Sweden and can be reached with few minutes of walk from Harads Village. This tree house has a capacity of one to five people and is at the height of four to six meters from the ground.

Also, the hotel rooms consist of radiant floors and bathroom. However, If you need to take shower you need to go to the separate building. This hotel is fully equipped with restaurants, bar, and sauna with a lavish selection of furniture.