The Ark, a lodge with decks with views towards a national park

The Ark is a lodge located in Mount Kenya, in Kenya. This lodge has several rooms in large bungalows and the hotel’s territory has a waterhole where animals come to drink.

Rooms.

The lodge has 60 rooms, and each room has traditional decorations and wooden carvings. There are five individual rooms, 37 twin rooms, ten double rooms with a large double bed each and eight triple rooms.

Each one of the rooms was built using materials similar to those used in building traditional cabins, and each cabin has its own private bathroom with a shower. There are bottles of mineral water for guests, and each afternoon the hotel offers hot water bottles per bed. Part of the rooms were designed for guests with mobility issues.

Each one of the cabins has a terrace with views towards the watering hole located on the hotel grounds, a place where many local animals com to drink. The terraces have armchairs and sofas for guests who want to observe the animals. The cabins have an alarm that sounds when one of the Big Five comes to the waterhole.

The building of the hotel has the shape of a ship, a symbol for Noah’s Ark. There are three decks in the building, each deck formed by several cabins, and there are large balconies from where guests will be able to enjoy views towards the hotel territory. On the ground floor there is an area where guests will be able to come closer to the animals.

Restaurants.

Guests will be able to enjoy breakfast and dinner at the hotel’s large dining hall. One of the decks has a terrace with a lounge bar where coffee and tea are served.

Lunch is served at a nearby property, the Aberdare Country Club, where guests will find several restaurants, golf courses and tennis courts. The dishes served at the club use organic and local ingredients, many of which grow on the country club’s own farm. The country club can adapt most of their dishes to guests will food allergies. There is a wine cellar with a selection of wine.

Events.

There are no conference halls at this hotel. The hotel’s library has many publications about the animals and plants that can be found in the region. The hotel can organize events, safaris, trips and visits to nearby national parks for groups.

Location.

The lodge is located in the Aberdare National Park. The hunting lodge has a bridge with views towards a waterhole that was formed by the rain where local animals come to drink.

Guests have to travel across the Aberdare Country Club to reach the hotel. Guided tours are organized around the national park. Visitors will be able to enjoy many activities, from birdwatching and walks along the paths to safaris around the park.

Guests who stay at the hotel will be able to see elephants, leopards, rhinoceros and other local animals. Safaris are organized around Abderdare National park and other nearby parks. The peaks of the Batian, Kenya and Nelion mountains can be seen from the park, and guests will be able to observe colourful birds and buffaloes and other large animals.

Gallery Hotel, colourful cushions, a gym with a designer pool and Japanese restaurants

The Gallery Hotel is located in the central financial district in Singapore. The building is a large cement block with thick colourful windows sills and on the inside the hotel has many murals and paintings.

Rooms.

The hotel has 222 rooms, and there are several types of rooms. There are several twin rooms and double rooms, and each room has its own bathroom with a shower. The beds are covered with white covers and colourful cushions. Each type of room has its own style and decorations.

The hotel has colourful lights and murals that decorate the halls. There are several floors that were designed for women, where the room service consists only of women. Each room has a flat screen television set and access to the hotel’s WiFi.

The standard rooms are the Gallery double rooms. There are Gallery rooms with a large double bed and rooms that have twin beds, and there are bathrooms with a bathtub and bathrooms with a shower.

There are two types of Glazzhaus rooms, those that have two twin beds and those that have a double bed. In each bathroom there is a bathtub. These rooms have floor to ceiling windows and views towards the hotel’s swimming pool.

The Bookend Club rooms are larger rooms with a kingsize beds, and guests can choose between having a room with a bathtub and having a room with a shower. These rooms have views towards Singapore river, an historical canal.

The Observatory Suites are rooms with a large kingsize bed and a separate living room. Each bathroom has a bathtub and a shower. These rooms have a minibar, their own telescope and views towards the canal.

The Executive Suites are large suites with a separate room and living room. The living room has wooden furniture and colourful decorations. These rooms have a minibar, views towards the river and bathrooms with a bathtub and a shower.

Restaurant.

The Zenden restaurant is the hotel’s main restaurant, a dining hall where guests will be able to enjoy many regional dishes. The Zenden Lounge is a bar area known for its cocktails.

The eM Café and Bar is located on the banks of the canal. Guests will be able to enjoy live concerts and DJ’s. The Bar 84 is another one of the hotel’s bars, where guests will be able to watch a Japanese magician’s show.

Sapporo Ramen Miharu is a Japanese restaurant where visitors will be able to enjoy many types of noodles. The Sapporo Shochu Dining Bar is a bar where guests will find more than 100 types of shochu, a local drink that can be accompanied by traditional dishes from the region of Tokyo. The other Japanese restaurant is Okinawa Mimigar, where guests will be able to taste authentic food from Okinawa island.

The hotel’s swimming pool is located on the roof. The designer pool has views towards the city center. Gym 360 is a gym with several weight lifting areas, a kickboxing area, a yoga hall and a juice bar.

The hotel’s spa is Ayuthaya, where guests will be able to enjoy authentic Thai massages. The spa offers many treatments, some of which used to be available to Thai Royalty. Luvur Nails is a mani and pedi center where guests can have foot massages.

Events.

There are several conference halls and a banquet hall in the hotel. On the second floor guests will find a business center with several desktops, photocopying machines and printers. The hotel offers a transport service from and to the nearest airport.

Location.

The hotel is located in the center of Singapore, in Robertson Quay. A short distance away from the hotel is Orchard Road, one of the city’s main streets, filled with bars, restaurants and shops.

This colourful hotel is located next to one of the city’s historical canals. Near the hotel guests will find Clarke Quay, a district filled with bars and restaurants. Guests will be able to shop on Orchard Road, visit the Chinatown area and tour the city, known for its colonial architecture and glass buildings.

Auberge du Sud, bivouacs and camping in the dunes

The Auberge du Sud Hotel is located in the dunes of the Sahara desert east of Morocco. This desert hotel has several traditional African huts and a couple of nomadic tents that are used as double rooms.

Rooms.

The hotel has several standard rooms decorated in the traditional style of the tribes of the Sahara. The rooms located in the main building have a large double bed, a bathroom with a shower and decorations the colour of the desert and the sand.

There are two types of rooms at the hotel, the Standard rooms and the Luxury rooms, which are larger and have paintings by local artists decorating the lounges. The rooms are decorated in the colours of the desert, and there are murals of camels and dunes decorating the walls.

Guests will be able to stay in a Berber tent, which are located in a camping spot in the dunes near the hotel. Guests have the option of staying at the tent camp of an authentic nomad camp. There are several types of tents,from simple bivouacs to large tents located in the camps. The bathrooms for guests who stay in the tents are located inside the hotel.

The standard rooms have a price of 25€ per person per night. The larger standard room have a price of 35€ per person per night, and the price includes breakfast and dinner. These two types of rooms are furnished with two twin beds each.

A night in a tent located on the hotel’s territory costs around 20€ per night. The Luxury rooms are large room that have a private terrace and the price is 40€ per person per night in a double room with breakfast and dinner.

Guests will be able to spend a night at the Bouydrguie bivouac, which is a located a on the other side of the dune, a long camel ride away. Each tent is a private tent with a mattress, a pillow and several covers. During their stay guests will be able to taste traditional tea and enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner. A continental breakfast consisting of coffee, tea, orange juice, Moroccan bread and a selection of jams is served at dawn. Price is 40€ per night.

Visitors will be able to enjoy long stays in the desert. Guests can spend the first night in a bivouac and the rest of their stay with a nomadic family in one of the local villages. Price for this type of stay is around 50€ per night, including three meals and a personal guide around the desert.

The Tislite Nounzar is a large bivouac located to the north of the dunes. Guests who stay at this hotel will be able to climb to the highest dune and enjoy the sunset. When the guests first arrive at the bivouac they are served a traditional Moroccan tea with biscuits and after that, a traditional dinner. Each one of the tents is a private tent that has a mattress, pillows, covers and electricity, and in the center of the camp there is a buildings with bathrooms and showers. Coffee, tea, orange juice, Berber pancakes, eggs, cheese, yoghurt and Moroccan bread with olive oil, butter and jam are served for breakfast. Price is around 60€ per night, and the price includes breakfast and dinner. There is a larger tent with a private bathroom and shower located on the camp grounds, and this tent costs 80€ per person per night.

Restaurant.

The hotel has a restaurant where guests will be able to taste authentic Moroccan food and local desserts. The restaurant is decorated in shades of orange and yellow, the colours of the dessert.

The hotel has a large swimming pool. Guests will be able to relax by the pool and enjoy views towards the desert and the dunes.

Events.

Events can be organized at this hotel. The hotel offers many excursions and organized trips for groups, and guests will be able to spend a night at a Berber camp, cycle around the dunes and ride a camel. There is a trip on camel back to the top of a dune to view the sunset. Price per trip is around 15€ per person.

There are jeep excursions around the desert. Each driver is a local guide who is familiar with the region. Guests will be able to explore the south of the country and the dunes where there are ancient fossils, visit the traditional villages near the town of Khamlya, spend an afternoon exploring the nearby oasis and the town of Merzouga and enjoy a tea and a kasbah meal with a local nomad family. Price for this trip is 130€ per person.

Location.

The hotel is located in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, in Morocco. A short distance away from the hotel guests will find the town of Merzouga.

The hotel is located next to a set of sand dunes, one of the largest dunes in Africa. The hotel organizes many activities around the region, and guests will be able to visit the nomads in their tents. Guests will be able to enjoy trips around the dunes and part of the Sahara desert.

The hotel staff can organize trips to the Sahara desert. The hotel provides several itineraries around the country. There are several camels on the hotel’s territory and guests will be able to ride on their backs. Trips on camel back to the dunes of Erg Chebbi are one of the many activities designed for guests.

Axel Hotel, colourful cubic tables and a pool with a translucent bottom

The Axel Hotel is located in Buenos Aires, in Argentina. The hotel has white room, a swimming pool with a glass floor and a restaurant where the tables are large colourful cubes.

Rooms.

This hotel has 48 designer rooms. These double rooms are decorated with metal and glass and have a large bathroom and views towards the city. This hotel is geared towards gay couples.

The are several types of rooms and each room has a kingsize bed. The hotel’s furniture was designed by several teams of local designers. Each room has Internet access, a safe, iPod docks, a lounge with a minibar, a flat screen television set and views towards the gardens and the neighbourhood. There are bathrobes and slippers in the bathrooms, and part of the rooms have large bathtubs with garden views. Price is around 129€ per night.

The Axel City rooms are standard rooms, and there are rooms with twin beds and rooms with a double bed. There is a glass shower booth in the bathroom. These rooms have views towards San Telmo.

The are Axel Superior rooms with two twin beds and with a kingsize bed. Some of the bathrooms have a shower stall decorated with tainted glass and others have a jacuzzi. These rooms have views towards the gardens and the pool.

Tha Axel Suites are suites with a kingsize bed. The suite’s bathroom has a hydromassage shower and a jacuzzi. The living room has a designer sofa and a flat screen television set. Each suite has views towards the gardens and the pool.

Restaurant.

Guests will be able to enjoy the hotel’s many services. The hotel has several bars and a restaurant decorated with designer furniture and colours.

Breakfast is served in the hotel’s buffet restaurant and guests will be able to enjoy freshly baked croissants. The Kitchen Restaurant has tables that have the shape of colourful cubes and this restaurant serves local and international dishes.

Guests will be able to enjoy cocktails and coffee at the Cosmo Bar, located on a large terrace with views towards the neighbourhood of San Telmo. The Sky Bar is decorated with wooden panels and has a bar that serves cocktails next to the swimming pool.

This hotel has two large swimming pools and a jacuzzi for guests. The floor of one of the swimming pools, the main pool, is made of glass.

The hotel has WiFi for guests. The hotel’s large spa is located on the rooftop, near the swimming pool with the glass floor. The spa has a gym and several jacuzzis and massage rooms.

Events.

The hotel has several rooms where guests will be able to organize their events. Guests will be able to rent the hotel’s two bars, the restaurant and the conference room, which can accommodate up to ten people.

The hotel can organize events and has audiovisual equipment available for larger conferences. Each one of the hotel’s floors has a business center with Internet access, a printer and several wooden chairs.

Private parties can be held in the hotel’s designer pool and the pool area. The hotel can organize events and activities around the city center.

Location.

The hotel is located in the district of San Telmo, a trendy neighbourhood filled with bars, restaurants and vintage stores. Guests will be able to visit its many art galleries.

This bohemian district is one of the city’s most visited area. Guests will be able to enjoy some real Argentinian steak and dulce de leche in one of the nearby restaurant.

The hotel is located a short distance away from the Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of History. Next to the hotel guests will find the San Telmo Market. The Casa Rosada, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Plaza de Mayo square are located within walking distance.

Reflections Boutique Hotel, murals, stickers and a statue of a horse

The Reflections Boutique Hotel is located in Siem Riep, in Cambodia. This hotel is a traditional building with colourful designer rooms.

Rooms.

The hotel has 16 themed rooms with a private bathroom. Each room has air conditioning, Internet access and a plasma television set, and the bathrooms have designer products.

Each room as designed by a group of designers. Each room varies in design and has themed decorations and is filled with colour. Price is between 31 and 110€ per night.

Stick To It is a room decorated with many stickers, and guests will be able to bring their own stickers and add them to the murals. Price is 47€ per night.

Hope for Cambodia is a room dedicated to the country’s many jungles. The walls were designed by orphans from a local orphanage and are decorated with colourful tropical birds. Price is 47€ per night.

The Moody Moody Moods room was designed by a team of graphic designers. The room is filled with colour and there is a large bathroom with a jacuzzi and a shower. Price is around 95€ per night.

My Secret Garden is a room with a garden theme and murals of flowers and vines. There is a jacuzzi in the bathroom and a sink covered in flowers. Price is 95€ per night.

Animal Farm is a room where animals and animal print decorate the wardrobe and the bathroom. This rooms costs around 83€ per night.

From Belgium with Love is a smaller room with two twin beds decorated in blacks and whites. Prices is around 63€ per double room per night.

Snap Shot is a room dedicated to the city’s arts and culture scene, with many glossy magazine covers decorating the wallpaper. Price is around 47€ per night.

Life is Plastic is Barbie’s room. Large Barbie heads decorate the area above the door and Barbie accessories cover the bed and the lampshades. Price is around 47€ per night in this pink room.

What a Cat Thinks is a room filled with feline decorations that has twin beds. Feline eyes decorate the wardrobe doors and the lamps. Price is 63€ per night.

The Art Studio as a room decorated with bohemian art pieces. The room has a double bed and a large balcony with views towards the swimming pool. Price is around 63€ per night.

Under Smile is a room dedicated to those who want to achieve a certain goal. The room is decorated in creamy colours and has a large mural. Price is 47€ per night.

Imagine is a blue room that has colourful furniture and bright murals that shine in the dark. Price for this large room is around 47€ per night.

The Mood of Nature is an ecological room with murals of nature and people. Price is around 63€ per night for this double room with a double bed.

Trash Chic is a room filled with colour and many artistic decorations. This rooms has several antique paintings and frames. Price is 47€ per night.

Dream Dreaming has decorations hanging below the ceiling. There are several china dolls and china plates. Price is around 63€ per night.

Butterflies is a room dedicated to art and design, with large butterflies that decorated the doors and furniture. This room has purple decorations. Price is around 63€ per night.

Restaurant.

The hotel has a bar and a café. The Reflections Beach Restaurant is a designer restaurant where guests will be able to enjoy traditional Cambodian and Thai food. Meals can be served in the room, by the pool and on the hotel’s terrace. The hotel’s kitchen specializes in Asian dishes and international dishes.

The hotel offers several types of massages. There is a large garden where visitors will find the hotel’s swimming pool, where they will be able to relax.

Events.

The hotel has several conference halls where guests will be able to organize events. The hotel can organize private functions in the hotel bar, in the café and in the restaurant.

Location.

The hotel is located in Siem Riep, one of the country’s most visited cities. The hotel is located a short walk away from the Angkor Wat.

The hotel uses recyclable materials and reuses and redesigns the building’s ancient structure. The reception area is decorated with the statue of a large black horse holding a red lamp on its head. The hotel has a colourful kitsch design.

The hotel offers a transport service to and from the main stations. The hotel can organize guided tours to Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Bayon. These guided trips can be in several languages and guests will be able to explore the country’s most visited places.

Atlantis Paradise Island, aquariums, a pink palace and a water park

The Atlantis Paradise Island Hotel is a large resort located in Nassau, in the Bahamas. This hotel is a large castle with several aquariums and pools.

Rooms.

This castle is a large pink building with turrets and towers. The rooms are located in the Beach Tower, Coral Towers, Royal Towers, Harborside Village, The Cove and The Reef. In the center of the group  of hotels there is a coral reef. Price varies on type of room and is around 243€ per night, and around 25000€ per night for a Bridge Suite.

Royal Towers.

The Royal Towers have several types of rooms, and guests will be able to stay in rooms with two queensize beds and rooms with a kingsize bed. These room have French balconies and terraces with views towards the bay and the resort.

The Regal Suites have views towards the Caribbean and the hotel’s gardens. There is a large kingsize bed, two closets and a balcony. Each one of the Grand Suites has a kingsize bed, a bathroom with a jacuzzi and a balcony with a lounge.

The Presidential Suite is located at the Imperial Club in the Royal Towers. These suites have several rooms and bathroom with jacuzzis, a living room with a bar and views towards the Caribbean. The Royal Suites have three rooms, several bathrooms with a jacuzzi and living room area with a bathroom and a lounge.

The Suite Bridge is a large suite with ten rooms. There is a living room with a piano and gilded decorations. Each room has floor to ceiling windows. Guests that stay at these rooms have their own staff.

Coral Towers.

The Coral Towers have several types of rooms. There are Guest Rooms with two queensize beds and Guest Rooms with a kingsize bed with views towards the resort, and the Regal Suites have a bedroom, a large bathroom, two balconies and a living room.

The Governors Suite are located in the center of the resort, and have views towards the fountains. These rooms have a kingsize bed and a living room with several sofabeds and a balcony. The Presidential Suites are suites with a kingsize bed. Each suite has a living room with armchairs and sofabeds, and the balconies have views towards the resort.

Beach Tower.

The Beach Tower has double rooms with views towards the casino and the Marine Village, the resort’s main street filled with boutique stores. Each double room has a bathroom and a balcony with a terrace.

Cove Atlantis.

Cove Atlantis has some of the resort’s largest suites. The designer decorations and the private club are the hotel’s main features. The Ocean Suites have a large living room and each suite has a marble bathroom and a French balcony with views towards the ocean. The Deluxe Ocean Suites are larger and have closets in each room.

The Azure suite are designer suites with a kingsize bed and a bathroom with a large bathtub. The balconies have views towards Nassau. The Sapphire Suites are another set of designer suites. Each one of these suites has a living room decorated with handmade art pieces, and the rooms have crystal decorations and marble bathrooms.

On The Cove’s top floor there are two Presidential Suites. Each suite has two floors, two double rooms with a double bed, two bathrooms, a room with  a desk and chair, a dining room, a living room with a multimedia hall and a terrace with views towards the ocean.

The Penthouse Suite is decorated in a Bahamian style. The one floor suite has domed ceilings, three floor to ceiling windows, two rooms with bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining room, a room with a desk and chair, a lounge, a television room and a large balcony.

Reef Atlantis.

This building has several studios. The Reef Studios are located near the beach and have a kitchen, a double room with a bathroom and a balcony. The Suites have a large double room, several bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room. The Penthouse Suites have two rooms and two bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room with floor to ceiling windows and a large terrace. The suites lead to the beach.

Harborside Resort.

Harborside Resort is a small village inside the main resort. The One Bedroom Villas have their own kitchen. Each villa has a double bed, a bathroom with a jacuzzi and a living room with a sofa bed.

The Two Bedroom Villas have two double rooms, one of which has with a kingsize bed and the other one with a queensize bed. Each room has its own bathroom and the living room area has a kitchen and a terrace.

The Three Bedroom Villas have one room with a kingsize bed and a bathroom with a jacuzzi and two rooms with a queensize bed and a bathroom each. Each villa has a kitchen, a living room with sofa beds and a terrace.

Restaurants.

The hotel has 19 bars and 21 restaurants. Most restaurants offer menus for kids. There are several cafés, pizzerias and juice bars where guests will be able to try fresh juices.

Chop Six is a Chinese restaurant. The Café Martinique offers French pastries. Dune is a restaurant specializing in Asian and French dishes using some spices from the Bahamas. The Bahamian Club offers local dishes.

Mesa Grill is a grill restaurant where guests will be able to taste Southern food and enjoy views towards Paradise Beach. Casa D’Angelo is an Italian restaurant. The Courtyard Terrace is a family restaurant known for its Mediterranean food. The Seafire Steakhouse has a selection of stakes.

The Mosaic is a restaurant that serves international food. The Marketplace has antique decorations similar to those that could be seen at the ancient markets, and offers regional dishes. The family restaurant Seagrapes has a large kitchen next to the tables and the families will be able to watch how their food is cooked. Bimini Road offers Caribbean food.

The Point Salad Restaurant and Bar offers salads. Murray’s Deli, with its vintage diner decorations, serves hamburgers and milkshakes. Carmine’s is another family restaurant. Virgil’s BBQ is a rustic barbecue restaurant.

Events.

This hotels has several large conference halls where guests will be able to celebrate events. There are several large conference halls and terraces where guests will be able to organize their events.

Location.

The hotel is located on Paradise Island, near Nassau, with views towards the Caribbean. This resort recreates the kingdom of Atlantis. There are several lagoons with fish where guests will be able to relax.

There are several swimming pools, pools for kids and pools decorated with fountains. Guests will be able to dive in the resort’s artificial lagoon and the hotels organizes snorkel trips to nearby coral reefs.

The hotel has several golf courses and tennis courts. There is a club with a large multimedia room that offers activities for children. The spa offers massages.

The hotel has one of the largest casinos in the Caribbean. Guests will be able to play cards and there are many slot machines and shows organized at the casino.

Aquaventura is the resort’s water park. The park has more than twenty swimming pools and many themed rides. The pools and attractions are connected by an artificial river that has boats.

The Dolphin Cay is a place where guests will be able to see dolphins, and there is a dolphin sanctuary nearby. Guests will be able to swim with dolphins.

Next to the cay there is a a large water tank with sharks, and guests can swim with sharks. In the middle of the resort is the Atlantis island, which has many large aquariums with stingrays and exotic fish.

Richard’s Camp, tents and Victorian decorations in the Masai Mara

Richard’s Camp is a safari camp located in the Masai Mara Natural Reserve in Kenya. This camp has several traditional tents with solar panels.

Rooms.

This hotel is a large camp with six traditional tents. Each tent is a suite with a double bed and a private bathroom, with rooms decorated with local furniture.

There are suites with twin beds and suites with double beds. Families will be able to request another bed. Each tent has a traditional African style, with ochre decorations and wooden furniture. Price is around 495€ per night.

This hotel is an ecological hotel. The tents use energy that comes from the solar panels installed on the hotel’s territory. The solar panels provide electricity to the tents. Each tent has its own bathroom with a shower.

On the hotel’s territory there is another separate house. This private house was designed for families and groups of up to ten people and has views towards the natural reserve.

Restaurant.

Guests will be able to enjoy traditional breakfasts, lunches and dinners made with local ingredients at the hotel’s restaurant, which has views towards the animals. Lunch is served in the hotel’s dining hall, which has a barbecue area where a camping fire is lit in the afternoons. The dining hall has several sofas where guests can relax after dinner.

During the safaris guests will be able to enjoy traditional picnics prepared by the hotel. The hotel organizes dining trips to lagoons where guests will be able to see hippos.

The hotel can organize excursions and safaris for groups. After exploring the territory, guests will be able to relax at the camp. There is a large Victorian tub on the hotel grounds that can be used as a jacuzzi. The bathtub is decorated with candles and has views towards the prairie.

Location.

The hotel is located in the south of Kenya, near the Masai Mara Natural Reserve. This natural reserve is one of the region’s most visited places where guests will be able to see the Big Five.

The hotel is around two hundred kilometres away from Nairobi. There are flights that connect the hotel to the city, and the hotel has its own landing strip.

The camp has views towards the prairie where guests will be able to see local animals. Near the camp there is a small river and a path where guests can walk and interact with some of the local animals.

Guests will be able to enjoy the views towards the national park and observe many local animals. There are many safaris around that region, where guests will be able to see elephants, impalas, large felines and zebras. Some of the hotel’s guides offer guided walking tours around the hotel grounds, and the hotel offers Jeep safaris and game drives. The Big Five, the African buffalo, the African elephant, the cheetah, the lion and the black rhinoceros, can be found in the region.

Guests will be able to enjoy cultural tours around the Masai Mara villages. Part of the price of each tour is destined to local development projects and conserving the region.

The hotel can organize trips to Lake Victoria, located a short distance away. Guests will be able to visit many traditional villages. Another typical activity in the region are hot air balloon safaris. Guests will be able to enjoy night safaris and long distance safaris that include a traditional picnic.

Hotel de Art, colourful and themed rooms in Malaysia

Art Hotel is located in Klang, in Malaysia. This small designer hotel has several themed rooms decorated with bright murals and colourful decorations.

Rooms.

The hotel has 58 rooms. Each room has its own bathroom with a shower and themed murals. There are several types of rooms. There are coffee and tea making machines and LCD television screens in all rooms and the hotel has WiFi. Price is between 63 and 98€ per night.

The hotel has fairy tale themed rooms, rooms with flowers and rooms dedicated to movies. There are rooms that resemble cities, allowing guests to visit Ancient Egypt and China. Guests will be able to stay in a New York room and a Paris room. There is an Elvis Presley room, a Lady Gaga room and a Michael Jackson room.

Part of the rooms have views towards the lake. Guests will be able to relax in their themed rooms, some of which have views towards the city.

Standard rooms have an individual bed and no windows. The Superior rooms have a queensize bed and no windows. The Superior Deluxe rooms have a queensize bed and a window. The Deluxe View rooms have a queensize bed and a large window with views towards the lake. The Twin Superior rooms have two large individual beds. The Family rooms have two queensize beds and a windows with views towards the lake.

The Celebration room is decorated in black and white. The Breakfast at Tiffany’s room has a large double bed with black and white decorations seen in the film. Your Royal Highness is a room decorated in a Victorian style with a hand carved wooden headboard. Roman Holiday is a room dedicated to the film, with a black and white design.

Just Like Paradise is a room decorated with large clouds. The Snotty Peacock has two double beds and is decorated with the colours of a peacock’s tails. The Rock Solid room has tow beds and a brick wall. Another themed room is the Zen room, with two double beds and a relaxing light green colour.

Bring in Da Funk is a funky room filled with colour. The Déja Vu room is a small retro style room. Pharaoh’s Conquer has a large double bed with curtains and Ancient Egyptian murals. In the African Fire room one wall is covered in a mural of flames.

The Minimalist room is decorated in simple white and grey. The Radioactive room is a bright purple room with a double bed. On Cloud Nine is a blue room with a double bed covered by a white duvet, creating a cloud effect. In the Flourish room there are yellow cubes decorating the room.

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon is an oriental themed room. Oakland is decorated with oak panels. The Scottish Castle has stone walls and tartan decorations.

The Golden Fortune is decorated in shades of gold and there are several portraits above the double bed. I Feel Bubbly has many bright coloured spheres. The Raveling has a double bed and murals of orange waves. Maharajá is an Indian style room with many golden decorations.

Oopsy Daisy is abright yellow room. The Great Empire room glows in gold and has two large wooden beds with carved head boards. Autumn in Rome has two beds with carved leaves. Roman de la Rose is covered in small rosebuds.

Glitter is a room decorated with shiny furniture and sparkling portraits. Leopard’s Phantasy has a double bed with a leopard print duvet. Sweet Dreams is known for its mural of a dark sky with clouds. Wall Street has murals of tall buildings.

Restaurant.

Guests will be able to enjoy breakfasts at the Hailam Coffee House, located next to the hotel. The price per breakfast is included in the room rate.

Guests will be able to try traditional food at the Hailam Kopitiam restaurant. The restaurant is known for its local dishes and for its views towards the Shah Alam lake.

Events.

The hotel has a large conference hall. Next to the reception guests will be able to buy tickets for nearby fairs and other cultural events.

Location.

The hotel is located next to Section 7 of Shah Alam, in Klang, a city a short distance away from Kuala Lumpur. Guests will be able to visit I CIty and the Blue Mosque, one of the city’s main landmarks. The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is located near the hotel.

Guests will be able to golf in the city’s main golf courses. Extreme Park and the Bukit Cahaya Agricultural Park offer many activities. The area where the hotel is located is known for its traditional markets. Guests will be able to visit the Sultan Alam Shah Museum and its many art galleries. The Shah Alam Arte Gallery is next to the lake. Guests will be able to explore the nearby botanical gardens.

Chumbe Island Coral Park Hotel, bungalows and coral reefs

The Chumbe Island Coral Park is located on the island of Chumbe, near the coast of Zanzibar, in Tanzania. This eco lodge has several ecological bungalows on an island that is a natural reserve.

Rooms.

This natural reserve has an eco lodge. There are seven bungalows on the island, each one of them built using ecological materials. There are rooms with twin beds and rooms with double beds located under palm thatched roofs. In each bathroom there is a bathtub and a shower. The living room is decorated with handmade furniture, African art and colour.

The terrace of each bungalow has hammocks and the bungalows have views towards the ocean. The bungalows are private and have their own garden near the coast. The rooms are decorated with furniture made from local materials.

Price is between 204 and 330€ per night. Price includes non alcoholic beverages, food, the fee for the natural park and guided tours around the island. Guests will be able to snorkel using the hotel’s equipment and there is a boat that connects the hotel to the mainland.

Each bungalow has a specially designed roof that collects rain water. There is a filtration system in the cisterns located under each bungalow, and waste water passes through another filter to avoid contaminating the island’s corral reefs. The bathrooms are self contained. Each bungalow has solar panels on the roof that provide the bungalows with light. There is organic soap in the bathrooms that was made by a cooperative of local women. Non organic waste is recycled on the nearby island of Unguja.

Restaurant.

The hotel’s restaurant serves dishes made using local ingredients. Guests will be able to enjoy international and Swahili cuisine. There is mineral and purified water and a juice bar.

The eco lodge was built using ecological materials. The bungalows can collect their own rainwater and there are solar panels providing the hotel with photo voltaic energy used for heating. Water is filtered and the bathrooms are ecological.

Events.

The natural park located on the island supports eco tourism and there are several projects designed to protect the coral reefs. The hotel cooperates with local charities. The presence of many nocturnal creatures means that there are no street lights on the island. Guests will be able to use smaller, solar energy charged, portable lights located in their rooms if they want to enjoy a walk.

Location.

The hotel is located on Chombe Island, an uninhabited island near the coast of Zanzibar. The corral island is a natural reserve with ecological lodges.

The hotel offers several guided tours around the island during which guests will be able to see how local species are protected and see the Ader’s duiker, an endemic type of antelope. Part of the island is a protected nature reserve where coco tree crabs and more than 64 local birds live. Guests will be able to walk around the island and visit the historical ruins. The guides are local and the hotel has several projects that promote the significance of preserving the reserve amongst locals.

There is a coral reef sanctuary on the island. During the guided tours guests will be able to dive and see the local fish. The crest of the reef is between one and three meters deep, and those guests who enjoy snorkel will be able to explore the reef. Barracudas, dolphins and sting rays can be seen in this region. Hawksbill sea turtles and parrotfish can be seen near the reef. Lobsters can be seen in the coral reefs and there is a large potato grouper that lives in a cave.

During low tide small lagoons are formed near the coast and guests will be able to see crabs, ousters, star fish and small fish. Guests will be able to relax under the baobab.

Chumbe lighthouse, built by the sultan of Zanzibar, is located on the island. From the top of the lighthouse, which has 131 stairs, guests will be able to enjoy views towards the island and the sea between Tanzania and Zanzibar. The ancient lighthouse guard’s house is now a visitors center and guests will be able to visit the mosque, the only Indian style mosque on the island. The ruins have views towards the ocean.

Snow Village, a hotel with wooden cabins and colourful ice rooms

The Lainio Snow Village is a snow village located in Finland. This hotel has a main building and several igloos where guests can stay.

Rooms.

The hotel is located on a large territory and is reconstructed every season. There is a long hallway made from snow that connects the ice rooms.

There are several igloos where guests can spend an arctic night, with wooden beds covered by thermal sleeping bags. The hotel has 30 rooms made of ice and snow. The rooms vary in shape, and have a large double bed and an area for ice sculptures.

These igloo rooms have thick curtains that allow privacy and prevent any heat from escaping. The standard igloo rooms are round rooms with a double bed, and there are rooms with two twin beds. The headboards and the bedside tables are carved from blocks of ice, and the beds are covered by several thermal sleeping bags.

Each one of the suites is decorated with pieces of art made from ice. The suites are larger ad each blocks of ice is illuminated with a colour. There are double suites and suites for up to four people.

Guests who decide they would rather not stay in an ice room will be able to stay at the more traditional wooden rooms. Price is around 120€ per night in a double ice room, and can reach 320€ per night for an Ice Suite, and around 420€ per night for a suite for four people.

After check in guests can enjoy a guided tour around the snow village, and during the tour the guide offers recommendations on how to dress for a night in the ice rooms, how to properly fit the sleeping bags and where the bathrooms are located. Each morning guests are offered warm berry juices and a breakfast served in the restaurant. After their stay guests receive a certificate stating that they managed to survive an Arctic stay.

The hotel has several wooden huts located near the ski slopes of Ylläsjärvi. There are several types of huts. Teepee huts have a kitchen connected to the living room with two sofa beds, a master bedroom, a bathroom with a bathtub. shower and jacuzzi, a sauna and a terrace. The Log cabin JP1 has a living room that serves as a bedroom, a kitchen, a fireplace and a bathroom with a sauna. The Log Castle Karkelo is a hut that can accommodate up to 10 people and has several bedrooms with private bathrooms, a couple of kitchens, a sauna room with a jacuzzi and two living rooms with fireplaces. Other types of huts include the Koppelo hut that was designed for families, the Kärpänkätkye A1 which has a large living room and a loft, the Aurora Chalet with a capacity for up to fourteen guests and equipped with several kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms, and the Rahunen hut, a recently built cabin designed for families and groups.

Restaurant.

The hotel’s restaurant has a traditional breakfast buffet. The restaurant was one of the first buildings to be built in Lainio. The main hall is made of wood and has a large log fireplace.

The hotel has an Ice Bar decorated with ice sculptures illuminated with bright coloured lights and candles. Guests will be able to enjoy their drinks in shot glasses made from ice.

In the Ice Restaurant the tables are made from large blocks of polished ice. The restaurant specializes in traditional local food. It can be rented for events of up to 60 people.

From the ground floor guests can access the underground sauna. The sauna costs 10€ per person and can be using during the mornings and afternoons.

One of the hotel’s buildings has a large dome, which is considered to be one of the largest ice domes in the region. Inside the building there are several art galleries with ice sculptures.

Events.

The hotel has two chapels, once made of ice and the other made of wood, which attract many visitors on their honeymoon. The chapels can be rented for events. Each chapel is decorated with themed ice sculptures.

Location.

The hotel is located in Lapland, around 250 kilometers from the Arctic Circle. The hotel is rebuilt each season using more than 1500 tons of snow and 300 of tons of ice.

Many visitors choose to visit this hotel, without staying overnight. The entrance fee for an adult is 10€ and 5€ for a child, and the group entrance fee is 47€ per group. The Snow Village is located a short distance away from the local airport.

The Ylläs ski slopes are located next to the hotel. The hotel offers guests many activities. It provides guests with snowsuits lined with fur and shoes with thick soles, allowing them to explore the nearby region by foot. Renting the suit and the shoes costs 10€ per day. Guests will be able to enjoy many activities, mainly Arctic fishing, tours on snow bikes, skiing, mushing and trips in a sled pulled by reindeers.