Hotel Facts: Some Fun Facts and Hotel Trivia

Looking for the lighter side of travel, here are some interesting hotel facts and hotel trivia to get you in the mood for travelling:

What is the Worlds Most Expensive Hotel?

A hotly debated hotel fact with moving goal posts, at the time of writing the top spot goes to the Royal Penthouse Suite in the President Wilson Hotel, Geneva. The hotel room comes in at a staggering $53,000 per night and occupies the entire top floor of the hotel. Guests get their own elevator to the suite which incorporates four bedrooms and six bath rooms and a private cocktail lounge.

What is the Worlds Highest Hotel?

At the time of writing the Ritz-Carlton hotel, Hong Kong was the tallest hotel in the world, offering guests rooms from a dizzying 1,600ft elevation. However, for the world’s highest hotel the record goes to the Hotel Everest View, located some 3,880m above sea level in the Sagarmatha National Park.

Where to Stay in an Underwater Hotel?

Want to stay in a hotel under the sea? Then take a trip to Key Largo and stay at Jules’ Undersea Lodge. If you don’t already dive but would still like to visit don’t worry, the company will provide three hour certification course.

Where is the Worlds Most Isolated Hotel?

We can’t promise 100% that this is the most isolated hotel in the world but given that the King Pacific Lodge Hotel in British Columbia is only accessible by a 2 ½ hour float plane ride, its pretty hard to imagine a much more secluded hotel.

Where to Stay in an Ice Hotel?

These may not be the most comfortable hotels in the world but a stay in an ice hotel is certainly an unusual hotel experience not to be missed. Here are a few to try:

The Ice Hotel, Quebec – sister hotel to the original Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi in Sweden. The hotel opens January to April each year.

The Icehotel Jukkasjarvi, Sweden – The original ice hotel which has been built and rebuilt every year since the early 90’s. The icehotel at Jukkasjarvi is nothing if not artistic with each suite being individually designed by a different artist.

Hotel Kakslauttanen, Sweeden – Here is your chance to stay in a range of traditional snow or contemporary glass igloos, guests come here each year to witness the marvels of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). In addition, the glass igloos unlike many ice hotels are available all year round.

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