20 Mar '11, 5pm

The top 5 strangest hotels in the world

We’ve scoured the Web to bring you some of the most unusual hotels out there. They not all that luxurious but curious nonetheless and so I think worthy of a mention on any travel blog due to their quirky nature. Free Spirit Spheres , Canada Seemingly floating among the treetops, you could be forgiven for thinking these spheres are UFOs if observing them from a distance. They sway in the breeze and with people’s weight and typically accommodate two people at a time. The Capsule Hotel , The Netherlands Moored (yes, I said ‘moored’!) in the Hague, these orange capsules are in fact old 1970s survival pods rescued from an oil rig. They’re tight for space but can accommodate up to three, and there’s still space left over for an emergency chemical toilet. Sala Silvermine , Sweden This single suite can be found 120km from Stockholm and 155 metres underground in a mine that produce...

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