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From the secluded to the spectacular; the world's most amazing places to sleep

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When you take a holiday, new sights, sounds and spectacular views are a big part of the allure. And that shouldn't end when you go back your hotel.

In fact there are some hotels and holiday destinations which have bedrooms that are so special they are worth the trip alone. From an underwater bedroom in Fiji to a hammock raised thousands of feet above the ground in Italy, we round up the world's most amazing bedrooms. 

 

  • Hotel Whitepod, Switzerland

    Accommodation: Located in the Swiss Alps, Hotel Whitepod pretty much does exactly what it says on the tin: you get to sleep in a whitepod.  Made up of geodesic tent shape, the sphere is composed only of triangles. Each pod is a room, or rather a separate suite and all are connected to spring water, heated by wood stove and have all the comforts of a conventional hotel: king size bed, bathroom with shower and toilet.

    The view: the Alps.

    The price: from £400 per night based on two people sharing.

  • Hotel Whitepod, Switzerland

  • Bubble tents, France

    Accommodation: It's a relatively simple concept. Instead of sleeping in a normal tent, you sleep in a bubble, made from plastic with clear walls for you to be closer to nature. We especially love the look of the constellations package which offers you the chance to star gaze. They even provide you with your own telescope. A French breakfast is also included. They're available across various locations across France, including just outside of Marseille in the South East.

    The view: the sky at night.

    The price: prices from £100 per night per person.

  • Bubble tents, France

  • Caves, Jamaica

    Accommodation: As one of 12 luxury cliff-side sanctuaries, this is a real seafront view and pretty rustic, although that doesn't mean it's not luxury. There's a spa, a rum bar and also a cave reserved for private dining. It also offers some of the best snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing, dolphin watching and horse-back riding around. 

    The view: Atlantic ocean.

    The price: from £200 per night per person.

  • Caves, Jamaica

  • Poseidon undersea resort, Fiji

    Accommodation: Who doesn't want to make like Ariel in The Little Mermaid and hang out with some fish? No one, that's who. Unless you're a real aquaphobe, this hotel gives you the chance to sleep underwater, without the assistance of an oxygen tank or wet suits as you'll be perfectly dry in the luxurious hotel. 

    The view: the sea (located in Fiji).

    The price: they haven't started taking reservations yet but be sure to sign-up to their mailing list to make sure you can book your bed when you can. 

  • Poseidon undersea resort, Fiji

  • Edemico hotel, Mexico

    Accommodation: Located in the desert, these separate huts allow guests to view spectacular panoramas across the mountains and vineyards. Situated just an hour and a half away from San Diego, the buildings are constructed from Corten steel and wood, they are designed to intentionally weather over time, eventually blending seamlessly with the hills on which they are staggered. 

    The view: the Mexican desert.

    The price: You'll be lucky to book here though because they're full for the rest of the year and all of 2015.

  • Edemico hotel, Mexico

  • Juvet hotel, Norway

    Accommodation: This hotel is all about the landscape. In fact, the rooms, which are part of an old farm in Alstad, Valldal - a rural part of northern Norway, are even called 'Landscape Rooms'. The seven exclusive double bedrooms have been built individually into the countryside so guests can make the most of the views and the surrounding panoramas. 

    The view: North Norwegian fjords.

    The price: A double room with breakfast costs £138 per person.

  • Juvet hotel, Norway

  • Loisaba Wilderness, Kenya

    Accommodation: These star beds are a truly unique way to really sleep under the night sky. Guests visiting the hotel located in Nanyuki, Kenya have the chance to either sleep in a hut with a thatched roof or they can wheel the four-poster bed out onto the decking area where they can sleep in the open. Mosquito nets cover the whole of the bed. 

    The view: the night sky and the Kenyan wildlife.

    The price: from £309 in high season based on two adults sharing.

  • Loisaba Wilderness, Kenya

  • Free spirit spheres, Vancouver Island, Canada

    Accommodation: This is a sort of tree house for adults. Which, if you're anything like us, sounds incredible. Handcrafted spheres are suspended like pendants from trees. As the spheres aren't completely still, guests are gently rocked to sleep by the natural swaying of the accommodation in the wind.

    The view: the Canadian rainforest.

    The price: from £109 based on two people sharing.

  • Free spirit spheres, Vancouver Island, Canada

  • Highline festival hammocks, Italy

    Accommodation: Perhaps not for people who are terrified of heights, small spaces and enjoy sleeping in an actual bed, these hammocks are a death-defying way to get some shut-eye. As part of the International Highline Meeting Festival, attendees would do everything in a hammock, including sleeping.

    The view: the Italian Alps

    The price: N/A, although you might want to see if you can attend next year's event.

  • Highline festival hammocks, Italy

  • A Room For London, London

    Accommodation: Seated atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Central London, the Room for London was created by David Kohn Architects, it is full of all the mod-cons you would get in a "normal" hotel. In keeping with the building's nautical theme, guests are also invited to fill out the logbook.

    The view: the London skyline.

    The price: £300 per night for two adults. However, there is a ballot to get the chance to stay here, which you have to sign up to. The ballot is currently shut but sign up to their newsletter for news of future ballots. 

  • A Room For London, London

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