If you've ever stayed in a generic hotel, you know how bland they can be. Sure, they usually cater to your basic needs, but they aren't really aesthetically pleasing with their interior design. And well, a beautiful and comfortable hotel room can add quite a lot to your whole vacation experience. And since you're traveling to some exotic or never-seen-before destination, why not get the most out of it? Each of these unusual and fancy hotels around the world does its best to provide guests with, in one way or another, a unique and unforgettable experience.

There are a lot of different ways to make a hotel design unique. For some of these, the location is critical. In others, the modern architecture of the hotel itself is an attraction – I've certainly never been to a floating hotel or a hotel built in an airliner!

Scroll down for our picks of the best hotels that fall into the one-of-a-kind modern design category. And if you know of an excellent hotel that has a fantastic location and unique design that makes it worth visiting all on its own, we'd love to see it added to this list!

#1

Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

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Melodie
Community Member
5 years ago

I wanna go there.

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#2

The Glass Floor Udang House, Bali, Indonesia

The Glass Floor Udang House, Bali, Indonesia

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Bouwplaats
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW!

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#3

Floating Hotel In Zanzibar

Floating Hotel In Zanzibar

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YamMaciel
Community Member
5 years ago

God! That must be the best hotel ever!

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#4

Äscher Cliff, Switzerland

Äscher Cliff, Switzerland

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CynthiaSorensen
Community Member
5 years ago

Unbelievable.

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#5

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, Kenya Giraffe Manor, Kenya

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Queenluxa
Community Member
5 years ago

awesome!!

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#6

Fairy Chimney Hotel, Turkey

Fairy Chimney Hotel, Turkey

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Wondersense
Community Member
5 years ago

Where are these photos on their website? I can't find the photo that was posted on here.

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#7

Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island

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AymaraaLozano
Community Member
5 years ago

no pudiese dormir ahi

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#8

Montana Magica Lodge, Chile

Montana Magica Lodge, Chile

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ChiaraMaida
Community Member
5 years ago

thats actually the spa of the hotel

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#9

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada

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AlfredTreehouse
Community Member
5 years ago

Love it! There's a full description of the Free Spirit Sphere also available on www.treehousemap.com: http://tinyurl.com/free-spirit-spheres

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#10

Ice Hotel In Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Ice Hotel In Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Ice Hotel In Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

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CamillaCarlström
Community Member
5 years ago

Jukkasjärvi

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#11

Mirrorcube Tree House Hotel In Sweden

Mirrorcube Tree House Hotel In Sweden

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AnnikaYrjölä
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder how many dead birds they have to clean up from the ground every now and then...

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#12

Amsterdam Zaandam Inntel Hotel, Netherlands

Amsterdam Zaandam Inntel Hotel, Netherlands

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sctntxtn13
Community Member
5 years ago

Dang.looks like a puzzle put together

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#13

Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Mechelen, Belgium

Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Mechelen, Belgium

Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Mechelen, Belgium Martin’s Patershof Church Hotel, Mechelen, Belgium

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DonnaDitter
Community Member
4 years ago

I would feel like I was a sinner in God's house.

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#14

Harry Potter Hotel, London

Harry Potter Hotel, London

Harry Potter Hotel, London Harry Potter Hotel, London

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PınarYalçın
Community Member
5 years ago

aynı battaniyeden bizde de var :D

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#15

Kolarbyn Ecolodge, Sweden

Kolarbyn Ecolodge, Sweden

Kolarbyn Ecolodge, Sweden

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GyörgyRaffay
Community Member
5 years ago

best hotel room for Wolfgang Priklopil :[

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#16

Attrap Reves Hotel, France

Attrap Reves Hotel, France

Attrap Reves Hotel, France

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hvandegrift
Community Member
5 years ago

Perfect for exhibitionist and voyure guests alike!

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#17

Plane Hotel, Costa Rica

Plane Hotel, Costa Rica

Plane Hotel, Costa Rica

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kittylitter(101)
Community Member
4 years ago

Sick in the good way

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#18

The Southern Ocean Lodge On Kangaroo Island In Australia

The Southern Ocean Lodge On Kangaroo Island In Australia

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AarinNichols
Community Member
5 years ago

That's beautiful!!!

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#19

Sala Silvermine, Sweden

Sala Silvermine, Sweden

Sala Silvermine, Sweden

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AmandaWalsh
Community Member
5 years ago

I've enjoyed staying in a cave hotel before in Turkey, but this one seems a bit to oppressive and claustrophobic for my taste.

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#20

Hang Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam

Hang Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam

Hang Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam

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Grazil
Community Member
5 years ago

Hang Nga Guesthouse.. hmm sounds like "hang a guest" house! lol

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#21

Kingston Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

Kingston Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

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#22

Half Graffiti Room, Marseille, France

Half Graffiti Room, Marseille, France

Half Graffiti Room, Marseille, France Half Graffiti Room, Marseille, France

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LucieHadáčková
Community Member
5 years ago

The grafitti half looks kinda dirty in comparison with the plain one, doesn't it? :D

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#23

V8 Hotel, Stuttgart

V8 Hotel, Stuttgart

V8 Hotel, Stuttgart V8 Hotel, Stuttgart

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CathyCriqui
Community Member
5 years ago

Any one of those would be cool.

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#24

Caravan Hotel, Huttenpalast, Berlin

Caravan Hotel, Huttenpalast, Berlin

Caravan Hotel, Huttenpalast, Berlin Caravan Hotel, Huttenpalast, Berlin

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selchidh
Community Member
5 years ago

like staying at a movie set.

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#25

Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore

Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore

Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore

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BeniIwanowa
Community Member
5 years ago

!!!!!

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#26

Tubohotel, Mexico

Tubohotel, Mexico

Tubohotel, Mexico Tubohotel, Mexico

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AmandaWalsh
Community Member
5 years ago

Bathrooms are notably absent from most of these hotels....

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#27

Chalkley Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

Chalkley Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

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Zoe Caldwell
Community Member
11 months ago

Rain?

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#28

Taj Lake Palace India

Taj Lake Palace India

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AarinNichols
Community Member
5 years ago

Gorgeous

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#29

Tinyeleti Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

Tinyeleti Treehouse, Lion Sands, South Africa

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AdryanMocanu
Community Member
5 years ago

what if it rains?

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#30

Pantone Hotel In Brussels

Pantone Hotel In Brussels

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RutaStasiunaite
Community Member
5 years ago

Why is this so special? LOL

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#31

The Batcave, Taiwan

The Batcave, Taiwan

The Batcave, Taiwan The Batcave, Taiwan

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AmandaDeLucco
Community Member
5 years ago

I want it

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#32

Tongabezi Tree House, Zambezi National Park, Livingstone Way, Zimbabwe

Tongabezi Tree House, Zambezi National Park, Livingstone Way, Zimbabwe

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#33

James Bond 007 Suite Hotel, Paris

James Bond 007 Suite Hotel, Paris

James Bond 007 Suite Hotel, Paris

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Aarin Nichols
Community Member
5 years ago

That's awesome!!!

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#35

Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland & Labrador

Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland & Labrador

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Sascha Hojzakowa
Community Member
5 years ago

Spectacular!!

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#36

Castillo De Castilnovo, Spain

Castillo De Castilnovo, Spain

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#37

Rabati Castle (hotel), Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

Rabati Castle (hotel), Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

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#38

Propeller Island - A Hotel That Fullfills Your Darkest Dreams, Berlin

Propeller Island - A Hotel That Fullfills Your Darkest Dreams, Berlin

Propeller Island - A Hotel That Fullfills Your Darkest Dreams, Berlin Propeller Island - A Hotel That Fullfills Your Darkest Dreams, Berlin

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hashwadoobies
Community Member
1 year ago

Kinky

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#39

Palacio De Sal, Uyuni - Bolivia

Palacio De Sal, Uyuni - Bolivia

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Chloe Fletcher
Community Member
2 years ago

Is that sewage water?

#40

The Ufo (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

The Ufo (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

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Chloe Fletcher
Community Member
2 years ago

Awesome!

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#41

Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho, USA

Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho, USA

Dog Bark Park Inn, Idaho, USA

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SaraMason
Community Member
5 years ago

My dream hotel.. Ha!

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#42

The Bird’s Nest (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

The Bird’s Nest (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

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#43

The Ufogel, Lienz, Austria

The Ufogel, Lienz, Austria

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#44

The Cabin (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

The Cabin (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

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FernandoGuerra
Community Member
4 years ago

Lovely

#45

The Dragonfly (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

The Dragonfly (treehotels), Harads, Sweden

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#46

Amazon Boutique Hotel Boat

Amazon Boutique Hotel Boat

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#47

Entre Cielos Hotel De Lujo, Mendoza, Argentina (a Room Above The Vineyards)

Entre Cielos Hotel De Lujo, Mendoza, Argentina (a Room Above The Vineyards)

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#48

Afghanistan, Herat Alexander Hotel

Afghanistan, Herat Alexander Hotel

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#49

Chhatra Sagar Dam Hotel, India

Chhatra Sagar Dam Hotel, India

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#50

98acres Resort Sri Lanka

98acres Resort Sri Lanka

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#51

Akyaka

Akyaka

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