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Unique Hotels

Ready for something different? Try these unique hotels for your next vacation. You can spend the night underwater, cuddle up in an all-ice hotel, stay in a treehouse, or sleep in a sandwich. These unique hotels provide some one-of-a-kind lodging options.
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  2. Smoke-Free Hotels (9)
  3. Hotels for Smokers (4)
  4. Nudist Resorts (1)
  5. Ice Hotels (5)
  6. Hotel Water Parks (10)
  7. Hip Hotels (6)
  8. Historic Hotels & Inns (5)
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How Hotels Use Unique Features to Attract Guests, by Terry Ward
Planning on a getaway you haven't tried before? Check out these hotels with unique features that truly attract guest.

Culinary Hotels
Here are some of the great hotels where you can't only experience the perfect ambiance but also experience learning how to cook.

Hotels Amp up Amenities to Impress Guests
While traditional hotel amenities go the way of the dinosaur, new, unusual amenities are showing up to surprise guests in hotels and resorts around the world.

Unique Hotel Jobs
From Cowboy Concierge in Arizona to Vibe Manager in San Diego, hotels and resorts are posting some really unusual job descriptions lately.

2013 Hotels & Resorts Readers' Choice Awards
The 2013 Hotels & Resorts Readers' Choice Awards will showcase the best hotels and resorts in several categories.

Gingerbread Village House at the Four Seasons Las Vegas
Hotel Gingerbread Houses

Where will you stay in 2010? 10 exciting new hotels
10 exciting new hotels for 2010, from Las Vegas to Australia.

5 Wierd Hotel Bathrooms
Most hotel bathrooms aren't that memorable - a tub and shower, a sink or two, the essential toilet. Here are 5 weird and wacky hotel bathrooms that provide some extra surprises.

New Hotels for 2008
What's new in the world of hotels? Here are the notable new hotels that have opened in 2008.

The New Seven Wonders of the World
Where to stay if you're visiting one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

The Twenty Largest Hotels in the United States
What sets these unique hotels apart is sheer size. These are the biggest of the big ones -- the largest hotels in the United States.

Academy Award-Winning Hotel Movies
In honor of "Hotel Rwanda," a list of "hotel" movies which have won (or been nominated for) Academy Awards.

Burj Al-Arab Hotel in Dubai
The world's only 7 star hotel is also the tallest in the world. When the hotel charges sightseers just to walk into the door, you know you are a witness to something out of this world.

Beach Resorts
Tour some of my favorite beach resorts.

Jules' Undersea Lodge
One of the most unique hotels on our list, Jules' Undersea Lodge is the world's first underwater hotel. Originally built as a research laboratory, the hotel is located off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. The hotel is named after Jules Verne, the author of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."

Furnace Creek Inn
Deluxe resort located in a natural oasis in the middle of Death Valley National Park. This unique destination is surrounded by salt flats, ancient geological formations, chiseled canyons, and majestic mountains. Alongside the elegant 1930s Inn is the family-oriented Furnace Creek Ranch.

Luxury Hotels
Luxury Hotels - My Favorite Luxury Hotels

Beach Resorts
Tour some of my favorite beach resorts.

Beach Resorts
Tour some of my favorite beach resorts.

Hotels You'll Love
Hotels you'll love, for wherever you're going (and whatever you'll want to do once you arrive).

Saugerties Lighthouse
Stay at a Bed & Breakfast located in a New York State lighthouse built in 1838.

Finalists: Readers' Choice Awards 2011
The finalists for the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards have been announced. Vote for your favorites in four categories: Most Romantic Hotel or Resort, Best Hotel or Resort Kids' Program, Best Hotel Loyalty Program, Best All-Inclusive Resort.

Most Luxurious Hotels

Romantic Hotels

I’m on a Boat (hotel)!

Fitness-Focused Hotels are Trend that’s here to stay

Hotels With the Best Bathroom Views
For some of the best hotel bathroom views in the world, follow our lead to these fine properties that seriously value bathroom bling.

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