Are there any Floating Hotels Found Across the Globe?July 21, 2014
Why stay in a regular hotel when there are much more adventurous options available? There are a number of great floating hotels around the world. These hotels offer guest an unforgettable stay that will be remembered for a life time.
River Kwai Jungle Rafts Resort – Kanchanaburi, Thailand
This hotel is a string of jungle rafts anchored to each other and secured in the middle of the river. The hotel has 120 rooms filled with wooden furniture, bamboo walls, and wick lamp lighting. There is also a hammock and deck to sun and swim from. There is a restaurant available for dining. The rooms have no electricity and are only cooled by the flow of water underneath.
The Queen Mary – Long Beach, California
One of the most iconic cruise ships of all times, The Queen Mary was one of the original ocean liners traveling between the US and Great Britain. Docked in Long Beach since the sixties, The Queen Mary offers guest the chance to see what it would have been like to travel back in the 1930s. It has kept all the art work and styling just like it was originally.
Yellow Submarine, Joker Boat, and Titanic Hotel – Liverpool, England
In Liverpool, England there are three small floating hotels next to each other. The Yellow Submarine is decorated as a tribute to the Beatles. The Joker is modeled after the character of the Joker in Batman. The Titanic is a perfect reproduction of a first class lounge on the Titanic. These hotels can sleep between 6 and 9 people. Staying here is not cheap though. These hotels go for between $300 and $700 a night.
These hotels offer a different experience for travelers. These are a great way to get off the beaten path and enjoy a unique trip you will remember forever.