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41 Eco-Friendly Hotels

From Futuristic Breathing Hotels to Eco Floating Vacations

— June 17, 2013 — Eco
With ecotourism on the rise, eco-friendly hotels have been keeping pace with technology and design innovations. Getting rooms filled with eco-conscious consumers is no easy feat, but hotels have been expanding their offerings to meet even the most stringent sensibilities.

Many resorts have become as sustainable as possible while incorporating additional gimmicks to differentiate themselves. Things like mountain-mimicking structures and self-sustaining desert hotels help consumers feel at one with nature by blending in with the environment. Going in the opposite direction, other resorts offer convenience for the busy activist by bringing nature to the city.

Regardless of flashy gimmicks, the rise of eco-friendly architecture combined with heavy consciences means that sustainable accommodations are here to stay. Competition to get revenue per available room up will drive nature-infused hotels to be the new standard.
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Resort Reforestation Projects
Resort Reforestation Projects
Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa Lets Guests Track Their Tree's Growth
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Airy Eco Accommodations
Airy Eco Accommodations
The Visage Hotel Provides Superior Natural Ventilation
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Digital Seclusion Resorts
Digital Seclusion Resorts
The Hotel Furillen Concept Eschews Wifi and TV for Tranquil Luxury
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Dessert Oasis Accommodations
Dessert Oasis Accommodations
The Beresheet Hotel is Luxurious Beyond One's Wildest Dreams
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Transformative Eco Hotels
Transformative Eco Hotels
The Water Droplet Resort Converts Air into Pure Water via Solar Energy
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Responsible Party Hotels
Responsible Party Hotels
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Campaign is Light-Hearted and Posh
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Mountain-Mimicking Structures
Mountain-Mimicking Structures
The Slow Horse Hotel Resembles the Slopes of Ski Hills
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Green Hotel Huts
Green Hotel Huts
'Three Stacks' Provides Eco-Friendly Lodging for Travelers in the Ukraine
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Fitness-Fueled Eco Hotels
Fitness-Fueled Eco Hotels
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Copenhagen Rewards Pedaling Guests With Food
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Sand-Filled Hotels
Sand-Filled Hotels
The CasasNaAreia Hotel Offers the Most Relaxing Getaway Option
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Luxury Eco-Hotels
Luxury Eco-Hotels
Ritz-Carlton Charlotte Luxury Doesn't Sacrifice the Environment
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Solar Powered Luxe Hotels
Solar Powered Luxe Hotels
Bardessono Eco-Resort Nestled in the Napa Valley
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Explosive Eco-Friendly Hotels
Explosive Eco-Friendly Hotels
The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is Located in a Volcano
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Ultra Sustainable Hotels
Ultra Sustainable Hotels
Wolgan Valley Resort is the World's First CarboNZero Certified Hotel
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Zero-Emissions Hotels
Zero-Emissions Hotels
The Eco Villa at Thailands Sonerva Kiri Resort is Off the Grid
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Vaulted Eco Hotels
Vaulted Eco Hotels
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to Create Sustainable 5-Star Hotel in Munich
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Eco-Friendly Hotels for Oenophiles
Eco-Friendly Hotels for Oenophiles
Fall Asleep Inside a Wine Cask at De Vrouwe van Stavoren
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Nature-Loving Hotels
Nature-Loving Hotels
The TreeHotel Showcases Rooms as Luxury Treehouses
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Green Geek-Friendy Hotels
Green Geek-Friendy Hotels
The Klapsons Boutique Hotel in Singapore is Both Eco and Electronic
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Eco-Friendly Pod Hotels (UPDATE)
Eco-Friendly Pod Hotels (UPDATE)
The Whitepod Hotel is Igloo-Chic and Environmentally Friendly
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Temporary Mobile Hotels
Temporary Mobile Hotels
The DROP Moveable Suite Lets Travelers Stay Wherever They Wish
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Naturalistic Accommodations
Naturalistic Accommodations
The Mivka Hotel Looks Like a Big Bamboo Forest
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High-End Hovering Tent Hotels
High-End Hovering Tent Hotels
The 4 Rivers Floating Lodge Rests Atop the Tatai River
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Ocean-Cleaning Eco Towers
Ocean-Cleaning Eco Towers
The Grand Cancun Aims to Clean up the Mexican Resort Town
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Hidden Hotels
Hidden Hotels
The Underground London Hotel by Reardonsmith Architects
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Sustainable Hovering Hotels
Sustainable Hovering Hotels
The Marijn Beije Floating Eco Lodge Levitates Above Ground
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Eco Luxury Hotels
Eco Luxury Hotels
The Scarlet Hotel Demonstrates That Luxury Can Also Be Eco-Friendly
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Futuristic Breathing Hotels
Futuristic Breathing Hotels
The Cocoon Hotel by Dodeca Architects Features "Skin" Technology
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Creepy Tree Hotels
Creepy Tree Hotels
The Crazy House by Hang Nga Seems Inspired by Famed Antoni Gaudi
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Self-Sustaining Cubitecture
Self-Sustaining Cubitecture
Matrix Gateway Complex is an Astounding Innovative Green Structure
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Concrete Pipe Hotels
Concrete Pipe Hotels
The TuboHotel Provides Inexpensive and Eco-Friendly Rooms
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Hobbit Inspired Travel Retreats
Hobbit Inspired Travel Retreats
The Magic Mountain Lodge in Huilo-Huilo is Fairy Tale Inspired
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Self-Sustaining Desert Hotels
Self-Sustaining Desert Hotels
This Modern Hotel Floats on Sand in the Gobi Desert
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Stratified Garden Hotels
Stratified Garden Hotels
The Parkroyal Singapore by Woha Architects is Luxuriously Lush
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Cellular Megastructures
Cellular Megastructures
The Beijing National Hotel Breeds Natural Life Within
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Hotels on Stilts
Hotels on Stilts
Angsana's InOcean Villas are Island-Free Vacations in the Maldives
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8-Story Vertical Gardens
8-Story Vertical Gardens
Patrick Blanc Makes Epic Greenery on Walls of Athenaeum Hotel
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Eco Floating Vacations
Eco Floating Vacations
The Remistudio Ark Hotel is an Intricate Build
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Luxurious Hill-Covered Houses
Luxurious Hill-Covered Houses
The Villa Vals Switzerland Vacation Homes are Inside the Alps
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Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
The In-Tenta Drop Eco Hotel Concept is Organic
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Shipping Container Hotels
Shipping Container Hotels
$20 Rooms at 41 Berangan Hotel for Credit Crunch Travel
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