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51 Examples of Hybrid Hotels

From Tent-Like Pod Hotels to Hybrid Bookstore Hotels

— August 20, 2015 — World
These unique hybrid hotels challenge conventions by incorporating multi-functionality and creativity into their designs. Planning a trip can be a difficult process -- from booking flights, hotels and attractions -- leading most people to search for something near a city's center or right in the heart of downtown. These hotels prove that interesting architecture can be a city's main attraction and are often the reason someone may want to visit a specific part of the world.

Tokyo's Hybrid bookstore hotel is perfect for travellers and bookworms who want to tackle multiple interests in one trip. The Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel in the Swiss Alps also gives travelers a more authentic and scenic experience than urban accommodations. Moreover, a hybrid hotel-tent houses visitors right in the middle of the great outdoors, leaving them fully immersed in a natural landscape.
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Guilty Fast Food Motels
Guilty Fast Food Motels
The BK Motel in New Zealand Encourages Users to Cheat on Beef
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Marijuana-Friendly Hotels
Marijuana-Friendly Hotels
The Denver Nativ Hotel is the State's First Weed-Friendly Tourist Haven
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Collegiate Dorm Hotels
Collegiate Dorm Hotels
Graduate Hotels Offers Guests the Chance to Relive Their University Years
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Chicken Burger Motels
Chicken Burger Motels
The Burger King Motel Allows Chicken Lovers to Cheat on Beef
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Wholesome Doll-Themed Hotels
Wholesome Doll-Themed Hotels
This Hotel Offers a Package Deal for Children and Their Dolls
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Opulent Heritage Hotels
Opulent Heritage Hotels
Le Negresco Embodies Opulence and Boasts a Vintage Decor Style
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Alcohol-Free Hotels
Alcohol-Free Hotels
This Dubai Hotel Seeks to Incorporate Halal Culture into Each Guest's Visit
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Enchanting Literary Hotels
Enchanting Literary Hotels
The Wonderland House Brings a Classic Tale to Life
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Contemporary Latin Boutique Hotels
Contemporary Latin Boutique Hotels
The Casco Viejo Hotel Boasts Patterned Tiles and Airy Spaces
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Converted Lighthouse Hotels
Converted Lighthouse Hotels
This Private Hotel is Housed Inside Iceland's Dyrhólaey Lighthouse
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Tiny Historic Hotels
Tiny Historic Hotels
The Bay C Boutique Hotel in Turkey Has a Total of 17 Rooms
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Sportfishing-Specializing Accomodations
Sportfishing-Specializing Accomodations
This Alaska Lodge is on the Banks of the Kenai River
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Cozy Eclectic Hotels
Cozy Eclectic Hotels
Amsterdam's 'Hotel Not Hotel' Features Unique Rooms for Travelers
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Literary Lodging Programs
Literary Lodging Programs
The Ace Hotel Writers-in-Residence Program is a Treat for Guests
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Converted Bank Vault Hotels
Converted Bank Vault Hotels
This Contemporary Hotel is Built Inside a Former KAS Bank
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Colorful Swatch-Themed Hotels
Colorful Swatch-Themed Hotels
The Design of the Pantone Hotel Brussels is All About Color Palettes
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Central Station Boutique Hotels
Central Station Boutique Hotels
A Revitalized Denver Union Station Features a Luxurious Hotel
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Magnificent Monastic Hotels
Magnificent Monastic Hotels
The Fontevraud Abbey is Rich with History
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Star-Shaped Hotels
Star-Shaped Hotels
The Greenstar Concept by Dutch Docklands is a Floating Hotel Design
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Rural Vinyard Hotels
Rural Vinyard Hotels
The Torre De Palma Wine Hotel Received an Extension and Upgrade
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Homey Boutique Hotels
Homey Boutique Hotels
The ROOST Apartment Hotel is a Place People Will Never Want to Leave
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Movie-Themed Bird Hotels
Movie-Themed Bird Hotels
The Tiny Grand Budapest Hotel Project Gives Lucky Birds a Charming Home
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Infinity Symbol-Shaped Hotels
Infinity Symbol-Shaped Hotels
This PyeongChang Resort Takes the Shape of a Figure-Eight
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Floating Automotive Hotels
Floating Automotive Hotels
The Truck-A-Float is Like Going Camping on the Water
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Thatched African Hotels
Thatched African Hotels
The Kyambura Lodge by Regional Associates is a Modern Twist on Tradition
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Majestic Pilgrim Hotels
Majestic Pilgrim Hotels
The Abraj Kudai Hotel Will Be Located in the Muslim Holy City of Mecca
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Interlocking Treehouse Hotels
Interlocking Treehouse Hotels
This Hip Japanese Hotel is Located in an Ancient Camphor Tree
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Modernized Colonial-Era Hotels
Modernized Colonial-Era Hotels
The 137 Pillars House in Thailand Takes Inspiration from Tradition
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Design-Focused Boutique Hotels
Design-Focused Boutique Hotels
Hotel Granbell Shibuya Features Artfully Decorated Accommodations
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Adventurous Icelandic Hotels
Adventurous Icelandic Hotels
The Ion Hotel Encourages Guests to Get Out and Take in Nature
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Discount Hybrid Hotels
Discount Hybrid Hotels
The 'Freehand Chicago' is a Hybrid Hotel and Hostel Built for All Travelers
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Converted Fortress Hotels
Converted Fortress Hotels
No Man’s Land Fort in England Now Boasts Luxury Accommodations
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Conceptual Painterly Hotels
Conceptual Painterly Hotels
The William Hotel Features Several Intense Color Schemes
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Luxurious Lodge-Like Hotels
Luxurious Lodge-Like Hotels
This Rustic Bed & Breakfast is Sophisticated and Charming
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Hybrid Bookstore Hotels
Hybrid Bookstore Hotels
Book and Bed Tokyo Introduces a New Play on 'B&B' Accomodations
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Floating Army Hotels
Floating Army Hotels
This 134-Year-Old British Sea Fort is Now a Full Fledged Luxury Hotel
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Revived Hip Hotels
Revived Hip Hotels
The Verb Hotel in Boston Embraces Counter-Cultural Art and Music
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Mountainous Treehouse Hotels
Mountainous Treehouse Hotels
This Hotel is Located in the Blue Mountains of Australia
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Floating Hotel Designs
Floating Hotel Designs
The Sunborn Floating Hotel Leaves a Wake of Luxury Travel
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Ultramodern Industrial Hotels
Ultramodern Industrial Hotels
The Latest Outpost from Puro Hotels is Located in Gdansk
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Unconventional Luxury Hotels
Unconventional Luxury Hotels
The G-Rough Hotel in Rome References Italy's Rich Artistic History
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Airport Pod Hotels
Airport Pod Hotels
These 'Napcab' Napping Pods Provide On-the-Go Accommodation for Travelers
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Cannabis Cafe Hotels
Cannabis Cafe Hotels
The Surrey Cannabis Club is Housed Within a Guildford Apartment
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Tent-Like Pod Hotels
Tent-Like Pod Hotels
The Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel is Located in the Swiss Alps
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Business-Class Capsule Hotels
Business-Class Capsule Hotels
This Tokyo Hotel Offers Luxury Pods for Business Travelers
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Hip Hotel Workspaces
Hip Hotel Workspaces
Designing the Office of the Future with Marriott Hotels (SPONSORED)
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Luxe Floating Hotels
Luxe Floating Hotels
Serbia's Salt & Water Studio Transforms Catamarans Into Functional Rooms
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Deluxe Dorm-Style Hotels
Deluxe Dorm-Style Hotels
Mezzanine Hotel Rooms Demonstrate Creative Shifts in Luxury Accommodation
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Sea Shell Hotels
Sea Shell Hotels
The Ark Hotel is a Floating Hotel Concept that Resembles a Shell
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Branded Festival Pop-Up Motels
Branded Festival Pop-Up Motels
Fosters and Airbnb Created a Pop-up Motel at Finland's Provinssi
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Suspended Spherical Hotels
Suspended Spherical Hotels
The Spherical Tree House Hotel is Suspended 15 Feet in the Air
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