Quirky Hotels around the World

Luxurious accommodation may get quite boring sometimes. What about trying something new and unconventional? Visit Amsterdam, Copenhagen or even Kuwait to experience hotels with distinctive designs.


Lloyd Hotel: Utilitarian Chic in Amsterdam

Alec Hills

While researching historic accommodation for a stay in Amsterdam, I came across the Lloyd Hotel (Lloydhotel.com) awash with cultural, historical and architectural eccentricities. Reached by taxi or by frequent electric train service, this rather forbidding brown brick structure overlooks a major city waterway slightly outside the tourist core. Originally built a century ago as a six-storey emigrant processing center for poor Europeans who hoped there were better lives in the New World, it later ...

Sleeping with Monsters, Fairy Creatures and Foxy Ladies

Bill Alen

The next time you’re planning a visit to Copenhagen, be sure to stay a night or two at Hotel Fox. The quirky lifestyle hotel welcomes its guests to a creative and playful universe, unlike anything you’ve ever seen or experienced before. Each room is a unique piece of art which the hotel guest completes by staying, sleeping, working and moving in it.   A unique and creative hotel Hotel Fox was originally developed for an event involving Volkswagen who wanted a hotel in Copenha...

HOMA Chateau: Fool’s Paradise

Tourism Review News Desk

For the lover of extraordinary escapes, a truly unique experience awaits in the heart of what many consider to be China’s most incredible natural landscape. HOMA Chateau is one of Asia’s most premier design hotels, surrounded by the famous karst mountains of Guilin and hidden amidst the variety of sculptures and architectural wonders of Yuzi (Fool’s) Paradise art park. More than just a hotel, HOMA Chateau provides a getaway for the tranquility-seeker that is unparalleled anywhe...

Get Ready for the Unique Hotel Missoni, Kuwait

Tourism Review News Desk

Scheduled to open in November 2010, Hotel Missoni Kuwait is the second property to be launched by this exciting new hotel brand. Combining the unique style of the iconic Italian fashion & interiors house with the expertise of The Rezidor Hotel Group, Hotel Missoni will redefine the lifestyle hotel. Designed to give guests a true taste of the Missoni way of life, Hotel Missoni will quickly establish itself as one of Kuwait’s leading hotels. Hotel Missoni is located close to the main ...

Hotel Alexandra: Classic Danish Retro Design and Evocative Ambience

Richard Moor

Over the years, the most proficient exponents of Danish Design have left a lasting impression on one of the most remarkable hotels in the centre of Copenhagen.  Hotel Alexandra's historic building in the very heart of Denmark's capital gives guests an opportunity to surround themselves with furniture classics created by the world famous Danish designers Arne Jacobsen, Ole Wanscher, Hans J. Wegner and Finn Juhl, each of whom has lent his name and design to a classic Danish design room. The...