The hotel is an atmospheric place. Maybe that’s why the concepts of the most fashionable and modern hotels are usually drawn from history, which, it turns out, still tolerates the subjunctive mood. Next, you can see 10 of the most impressive historical hotels in the world, transformed by talented restorers.
Corsewall Lighthouse, Scotland, Kintyre Peninsula.
Corsewall lighthouse is a national treasure of Scotland. It was built in 1815, but is still in working order, although it has been turned into a luxury hotel. An unusual hotel with spectacular sea views is “part-time” owned by the lighthouse Keeper.
A hotel in All Saints ‘ Church in Northamptonshire, England.
In this old Church offers elegant rooms and free Wi-Fi access and nearby private Parking. On weekends, medieval feasts are held here for tourists.
Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center, Russia, Nizhny Novgorod.
This new Nizhny Novgorod hotel includes a restored merchant’s estate of the XIX century, recognized as a cultural heritage site. Currently, there is a Banquet hall that can accommodate up to 80 people, as well as suites, the most expensive of which — the presidential one — is estimated at 16.5 thousand rubles per night.
Bed and Bunker hostel in a former artillery bunker. Leger, Albania.
In Albania, a cold war-era artillery bunker was turned into a bed and Bunker hostel. According to the authors-Albanian and German students of architecture-the project will give an impetus to the development of tourism in the region. Continue reading
Deciding where to go to rest, people often spend a lot of time looking at. It must be comfortable, convenient, affordable prices, with good plumbing, clean sheets and differ from the previous “Hiltons” and “Magazine” in which all but stopped. Sometimes some places are worth a visit because of the hotel.
At the height of 1700 meters above sea level, in the village of Les Cerniers, in the Swiss Alps, is a high-tech environmental camp Whitepod hotel. On the territory of this Paradise you will be prompted to have a rest not only soul, but body, taking part in ski expeditions. The length of the mountain slopes that hotel is about 7 km (the good, each shutter has a lift). Only here, away from civilization, you can count on blissful silence, because to get to this magical place only on foot or on skis, any transfers you will not be offered. Yes and simply no. But you can enjoy the best dishes from the chef and local foods.
In the suburbs of Nairobi, in Kenya, in the midst of a family of giraffes for the nursery is an extraordinary six room hotel Giraffe Manor, built by David Duncan in the nineteenth century. Currently, based on the nursery operates a Giraffe Centre, where you can go on trips. Continue reading
United Arab Emirates is rightly considered one of the best resorts for recreation and shopping. Modern style combined with Oriental culture, make every building is unique. And one of them is the legendary Burj Al Arab hotel built in the shape of the sail is much more than just a beautiful architectural landmark of the city. It is a symbol of modern Dubai and its integral part.
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The Burj Al Arab – the tallest hotel in the world, it is erected in the sea, 280 meters from the shore on an artificial island, connected by a bridge. Opposite the building is the famous Wild Wadi water Park. The building is unusual architecture, it was built in the form of a mast with a sail and faced with double glass with a Teflon coating. Continue reading