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Unusual hotels in Switzerland

The departure city: Moscow

In Switzerland like wildfire fashion on hotels in unusual places. The tourist in Switzerland to choose from – you can stay in the castle where once lived the bride of Napoleon, or to spend the night in a house without electricity or running water, as well as to speak to the Church in the monastery, you can spend the night in the trees, in the Mongolian yurts and even in a former prison or a bunker. Stay in such unusual places are unlikely to forget!

Alternative to a hotel, for example, can become a glass house-the nest in the trees. Each room unusual hotel has its own kitchen, shower, toilet, and a wood oven, it can fit two to four people. Guests who are afraid of heights, will have to overcome your fear – the cottages are located at a height of 5 to 8 meters.

In Switzerland you can spend a few days there, where once lived the knights, in this castle of dreams. Rotberg fortress proudly rising above the trees some time ago turned into a youth hostel and is now open to all comers.

The decor in the castle is fully consistent with the style of that time – 150 steps lead to the courtyard, behind the thick walls of which are spacious rooms; a spiral staircase rises to the top of the tower where the beloved was Napoleonically his hero. Continue reading

The history of the hotel “Bristol Zhiguli”

Hotel “Bristol-Zhiguly” hotel is located in business and historical centre of the city on one of the main streets – Kuibyshev street, which was then called Noble. The hotel is built in the art Nouveau style of the 19th century that really draws the eye of people passing by.

And now we will plunge into history.

In 1870 he began to build the mansion of Elizabeth I. Subbotina, and the construction of this building was delayed for nine years. And here, in 1879, the inhabitants of the city could see a brick building with plastered façade. Three floors of the house were the most optimal for a tavern (hotel) buildings. If you look at the plan, the building looked like the letter “T” and the horizontal part was beautiful frontage on Noble street (now Kuibyshev), and vertical into the quarter.

A little later, the mistress began to take right wing of the first floor of a shop Franz A. Neumann, and the left wing of the first floor, the entire second and third floors were entirely given over to rent for hotel. Continue reading

The haunted hotel

The hotel Crescent Hotel & Spa, Arkansas, USA

When the phrase “the haunted hotel” in mind, usually come ancient castles of Europe, steeped in hundreds of years of history and dark legends. But in many other parts of the world there are no less sinister place, one of which will be discussed in this article. The hotel Crescent Hotel & Spa in the United States is so populated with supernatural creatures, that even got the title of most ghosts in America!

The most famous in the US, the haunted hotel, Crescent Hotel & Spa

The history of the haunted hotel started in 1886. For construction of the Crescent Hotel took two years and 294 000 $ – huge for those times the sum. At that time it was one of the most prestigious hotels in the United States. Continue reading

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