Hotels in Europe that will Blow your Mind


02-02-2013 16:07:49 by Admin

This cold and gloomy winter weather can easily be spruced up with a trip to one of Europe’s most exciting and unusual hotels. From a stay in a fort in the middle of the sea to sleeping in a bed that has been designed to look like a retro car, Escapist Traveller has hunted down four of the most unique hotels to have a short break this season, which you will not forget in a hurry!

Spitbank Fort, England

This converted fortress in Gosport in the Solent in the south of the United Kingdom is now a luxury hotel, cut-off from the rest of the world. With nine luxurious suites, a host of restaurants and bars and of course, a rejuvenating spa, Spitbank Fort, a former home to soldiers, is definitely one of the most fascinating places to stay in on a visit to England.

Prices start from £350 per person. For more information, please visit:

Sextantio le Grotte della Civita, Italy

These incredible restored caves in the Basilicata region of Matera, southern Italy, are extremely romantic and make an excellent break for those looking to escape to a dwelling seeped in history and authenticity. With eighteen stunning rooms, a restaurant serving succulent Italian dishes and a wellness spa, a stay at Sextantio le Grotte della Civita will be one of the most memorable breaks you will ever have.

Prices start from £174 per night. For more information please visit:

Retrome Hotel, Spain

The Cool Retro Barcelona Hotel in Spain is unique in that it has been decorated in a vintage retro-style with original art works on the walls and handmade tile flooring. The seven rooms have all been individually styled and the hotel includes a funky kitchen, a reading area and a cosy café serving a traditional Spanish restaurant for guests. This hotel is perfect for those who like modern amenities yet appreciate the design and style of the 50s and 60s.

Prices start from just £74 per night for a junior suite with its own private patio. For more information, please visit:

 V8 Hotel, Germany

Car enthusiasts will absolutely adore the V8 Hotel in Boblingen, Germany. Featuring rooms with beds kitted out to look like vehicles such as VWs and Mercedes, the V8 is extremely unique and with 34 themed bedrooms, each one individually designed and based on a different car. With a wellness centre featuring a relaxing sauna, the V8 is stunning, relaxing, and above all, unique.

Prices start from £117 for a single room at the V8. For more information, please visit:

Image at top of page: V8 Hotel, Germany


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