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world’s most unusual hotels… the magic mountain

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In the sixth of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I’m featuring the Magic Mountain Hotel, in the Huilo Huilo reserve, Chile.

The amazing feature of this hotel is its exterior which is covered by a cascading waterfall!  And that swing bridge, how much fun would that be!

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world’s most unusual hotels… jules’ undersea lodge

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In the fifth of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I’m featuring the Jules’s Undersea Lodge, key Largo, Florida.

I’m an avid scuba diver and feel lucky to have dived in some of the world’s most beautiful locations. So you can imagine my delight when I came across this hotel.

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world’s most unusual hotels… wanderlust hotel

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In the fourth of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I’m featuring the Wanderlust hotel, located in Little India, Singapore.

The owner of this four storey boutique hotel gave four design agencies an entire floor each and full creative freedom to design whatever they wanted.  And design they did, letting their imaginations run wild, resulting in four ‘in-your-face’ themes – ‘Industrial Glam’, ‘Eccentricity’, ‘Is it just black and white?’ and ‘Creature Comforts’.   This concept was the brainchild of hip hotelier Loh lik Peng.

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world’s most unusual hotels – icehotel®

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In the third of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I was fortunate enough to have the pleasure of staying at this amazing hotel, situated in the tiny village of Jukkasjärvi, 200kms north of the Arctic Circle in Sweden’s Lapland.

Each year with the onset of winter a team of artists, architects, designers and snow builders gather to create the magic that will become the ICEHOTEL.  The material used is frozen water, taken from the river Torne which is situated just behind the hotel.

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world’s most unusual hotels – pantone® hotel

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In the second of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I look at the Pantone® Hotel.  The individuality and originality in this hotel is how PANTONE® have used their own colour matching system (which is recognised worldwide) to create a colourful experience.

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