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Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Twenty years ago the world’s first Icehotel opened in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. Every November, ice from the frozen Torne river is fused with snow (‘snice’) to remake the hotel and new themed suites are designed every year.

Every November, ice from the frozen Torne river is used to build the Icehotel

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Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

Built on a hillside on the Arctic Circle, the Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, a resort of cubic chalets combining snug comfort with Northern Lights viewing, as well as being a great base for other Arctic pursuits.
The Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, a resort of cubic chalets with wide north-facing windows, is an ingenious solution to combining snug comfort with Northern Lights viewing

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The Caves, Negril, Jamaica

The Caves enjoys a stunning cliffside location in Negril. Accommodation is comprised of just 12 variously configured, secluded cabins set in jungle-like gardens at the top of the cliffs. The caves themselves are used for private cande-lit dining — a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Caves enjoys a stunning cliffside location in Negril

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Jumbo Stay, Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Sweden

This former Jumbo Jet, dating from around 1976, has been converted to provide overnight accommodation. Choose between an en-suite room, budget dormitory or twin rooms. The best room is a luxury cockpit suite complete with panoramic view.

The Hobbit Motel, Woodlyn Park, Waitomo, New Zealand

These Lord of The Rings-inspired rooms invoke homely charms suitable for the most discerning of hobbits. It’s two hours from Auckland and just two minutes from the Waitomo Caves.

The Hobbit Motel is two hours from Auckland and just two minutes from the Waitomo Caves.

The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania

The Manta Resort in Tanzania has its very own Underwater Room. The floating structure has three levels, including a roof which is perfect for launching off into the sea. Downstairs, is the below-sea level bedroom, where you’ll see friendly trumpet and bat fish, Spanish dancers, squid and octopus.

The Boot Bed’n’Breakfast, Tasman, New Zealand

The giant boot guesthouse, created by Steve and his partner Judy in 2001, is wonderfully eccentric. The curved walls and ceilings means everything has been custom made. There was an old lady, who lived in a shoe…

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Kakslauttanen Hotel, Saariselkä, Finland

Hotel Kaklauttanen is home to incredible glass igloos, from which you can admire the northen lights and starry sky. The hotel is open during northern lights season, from the third week of August until the end of April.

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

One of the world’s most romantic destination hotels, the Palace floats like a beautiful white ship on the waters of Lake Pichola, with 360-degree views of surrounding Udaipur.

The Palace floats like a beautiful white ship on the waters of Lake Pichola