Archived Articles: Hotels

Sweet Dreams: Nightmare Robots Replace Hotel Employees

In this edition of ‘Androids Are After Our Jobs,’ a Japanese hotel replaces all of its front desk clerks, porters and other employees with robots, ...

Church ‘Champing': Spend a Night in a Historic British Chapel

Spend an entire night climbing bell towers, composing your own sermons from a pulpit, examining historic artifacts up close or virtually anything else you want ...

Anti-Gravity Hotel: Sleep Suspended in Levitating Space Suit

If various aches and pains or a childhood fantasy about being an astronaut make you wish you could sleep in antigravity, here’s a way to make it happen ...

Coolest Pools: 15 Enviable Modern Swimming Spots

Daydream about escaping into an aquatic paradise of your very own in the form of a modern swimming pool that puts swimmers on display with a glass floor, ...

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Checked Out: Ten Permanently Vacant Abandoned Motels

Motels have been in decline for decades – even Norman Bates knew that – and these abandoned motels illustrate a fundamental shift in travel trends.

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Stay on the Go: 13 Stackable, Movable Modular Hotel Designs

These hotel rooms can be stacked on top of each other, swapped out for easy renovation and easily transported from one place to the next thanks to their ...

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Fairytale Hotels: 15 of the World’s Most Magical Lodgings

Waterfalls stream down the sides of mountain-shaped, moss-covered structures, while white horses gallivant in front of castles that look like they were ripped ...

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Jenga-Like Hotel Made of Stacked Shipping Containers

Shipping containers plastered in stark graphic branding are stacked in a Jenga-like configuration within a steel frame at the Hive-Inn, a concept hotel by OVA ...

HoJo’s Lost Mojo: 10 Deserted Howard Johnson’s Locations

Hundreds of orange-roofed Howard Johnson's hotels, motels and restaurants once served fried clam strips and ice cream to tired, hungry American travelers.

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Abandoned Quarry to Ice World: Pit Reclaimed as Resort

China is set to get yet another quarry-turned-resort in an ambitious project by Coop Himmelb(l)au architecture, transforming an abandoned mining pit into an ...

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