Are you a chess fan? Well how about staying a night in the “Queen’s Gambit” suite complete with chess pieces on the ceiling?
Interested in tiny living but not willing to live in a tiny house? How about a stay at the world’s smallest hotel and with your own private spa?
From sleeping underwater (literally) to staying in a chocolate-themed suite, check out these wild destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime hotel experience!
Eh’häusl Hotel – Amberg, Germany
Holding the Guinness Book Of World Records title for the world’s smallest hotel for more than 13 years, this quaint hotel only allows two guests to stay at a time.
And no, it isn’t a room with a twin size bed and a cheap nightstand…
… this tiny hotel will make any guest feel like royalty.
From hand-carved statues to golden sofas, stepping into this place is like entering a palace… only smaller.
They even have a whirlpool spa tub in the bathroom complete with a complementary robe and pair of slippers as a gift.
If you’re looking for a private or romantic getaway, this tiny spot might be the perfect place!
21C Museum – Lexington, Kentucky
When The Queen’s Gambit appeared on Netflix telling the tale of chess prodigy Beth Harmon, even non-chess fans were intrigued by the strategy and intellect that goes into a game of chess.
Well, if you’re a chess lover, you now have the chance to stay a night at the retro-themed “Harmon Room” decorated in full chess décor – complete with a chess board available for purchase.
The hotel hopes to recreate the true experience of the show and even has a giant chess board on the ceiling – the same type of visions Beth Harmon had during the show!
The Manta Resort – Pemba Island, Tanzania
Sleeping with the fishes takes on a whole new meaning as this hotel room is literally under the sea with glass walls allowing you to see fishes swimming all around you!
A short boat ride takes you to your own floating private island where you can snorkel, kayak, and sunbathe.
You’ll have food delivered to you whenever you want and even your own security guard off in the distance should you need assistance.
And you’ll be sure to drift peacefully off to sleep each night with the tranquil sounds of water all around you.
The Chocolate Boutique Hotel – Bournemouth, United Kingdom
If you are a chocolate lover, this may be your perfect escape.
The Chocolate Boutique Hotel takes their love for chocolate seriously – including offering their guests the option to have a chocolate fountain sent to their room or a chocolate gift basket!
How’s that for a warm welcome.
And yes, the hotel décor is mostly brown to go along with the chocolate theme – but if you can get past the color, you’re bound to have a great time.
They even have classes where you learn to make homemade chocolate or truffles, even chocolate cheesecake!
And for the more artsy type, you can partake in chocolate portrait painting then finish your night with a chocolate and wine tasting!
Try It At Least Once
So before you decide to book your next stay at The Holiday Inn or Marriot, consider a unique sleep experience and try something outside the box.
If anything, it’s at least something to check off your bucket list!
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