French publishing house Jonglez Publishing, known for its “unusual guides” on non-standard tourist routes and “secret” places of the most famous cities in the world, released in November a book called ” Unusual hotels Spain and Portugal “. The author of the guide was the journalist David Revelles and photographer Oscar Elias, who has collected material on more than 50 of the most unusual hotels in Spain .
Hotel Cabanes Als Arbres. nestled in the Catalan mountains Mancini North of Barcelona – a place where children’s dreams come true. This unusual hotel in Spain is a few huts in the trees, furnished for comfortable outdoor recreation.
El hotel Astoria 7 is set in the former Astoria cinema in San Sebastian. Each of the 102 rooms is dedicated to a personality in the history of world cinema – a famous actor or Director. Continue reading
In front of the Brandenburg gate in the immediate vicinity of the Reichstag, is the most famous hotel of Berlin. For many years the hotel was visited by eminent royalty, leading politicians and aristocrats from around the world. Once it stopped such people as Marlene Dietrich, albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin.
Marilyn Monroe? in Alone
The hotel Adlon Kempinski is located in the historical heart of Berlin, on the spot, once dividing it into West and East, the hotel looks at the famous Brandenburg gate and the Reichstag building, as well as the magical beauty of Unter den Linden. Also among interesting objects nearby: Potsdamer Platz and Gendarmenmarkt.
In may 1945 Alone hosted spontaneous “officer’s ball”, dedicated to the victory day. In the cellars of Aglona kept an impressive inventory of wines that have become the prey of the victors. Adlon successfully withstood the assault of Berlin, but the test, “Feast”, he could not bear. On the night of May 2, 1945 in the wine cellars of the hotel has started a fire that led to the complete destruction and oblivion. Continue reading
The hotel is often not the most memorable place in the world. Even if the service is quite good and the interior pleasant, the hotel room is perceived as a temporary shelter.
But the organizers of the hotels strongly disagree with this state of Affairs! In the fight for the attention of customers, they have to create more original ideas. And sometimes the results of their labors are really surprising.
Kakslauttanen (Finland) is different from the other ” ice ” hotels scale. “Snow” the restaurant is located inside a huge dome-the needle, and can contain fifteen hundred people. It is the largest ” ice ” restaurant on the planet. Sauna also is characterized by its monumentality: it can simultaneously bask more than 100 people!
Book lovers will surely be delighted with the Library Hotel (new York). Down with the usual “selling” books in paperback! Even while on vacation you can read a variety of books – scientific, artistic, and philosophical. Bookshelves are absolutely everywhere: in the rooms, in the corridors and in the living room. Continue reading