The 'Castelul de Lut' is a clay hotel in the Romanian city of Sibiu that looks like a miniature castle.
The hotel was designed by the Romanian couple Razvan and Gabriela Vasile and sits surrounded by the Carpathian mountains. The beautiful mountainous views of this hotel, its rustic tiled exterior and its unusual shape makes it look like it is set in The Shire, the fictional region from the Lord of the Rings books and movies. The rustic hotel has ten rooms for its guests and was built with clay, straw and sand.
This endearing, environmentally friendly clay hotel would be the perfect escape for travelers and people looking for a natural weekend getaway in Romania.
This Clay Hotel Looks Like Something Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
1. Clay-built Architecture - This trend promotes natural materials usage in building, providing an eco-friendly alternative to traditional construction methods.
2. Eco-tourism Resorts - Eco-tourism resorts help preserve the environment, while offering unique and sustainably built hotel experiences for travelers.
3. Rustic Luxury - The trend promotes a combination of natural materials and luxury, creating a unique blend of elegant country-style accommodations.
1. Hospitality - Clay-built hotels offer a higher level of sustainability and eco-friendliness, creating opportunities for companies in the hospitality industry to offer unique and natural destinations.
2. Construction - Clay-built hotels open up new possibilities for sustainable construction methods and designs, potentially disrupting the traditional construction industry.
3. Tourism - Clay-built hotels can be a unique selling point for local tourism boards to attract visitors, particularly to lesser-known or rural destinations.