HotelsCombined.com has released a list of the 10 quirkiest hotels in the world and, much to my surprise, it includes a hotel I’ve stayed in.
The Gamirasu Cave Hotel in Ayvali, Turkey, is third on the list. I didn’t really find it all that quirky when I stayed there in 2008, but these lists tend to be pretty subjective, anyway.
The rooms at the Gamirasu are dug into the soft rock of Cappadocia, where people have lived in caves for thousands of years. It’s a beautiful place and a great value, plus the breakfast buffet is fabulous. Quirky or not, I highly recommend it.
As for the Jumbo Hotel in a grounded 747 in Stockholm or the Alcatraz Hotel in a former jail in Kaiserslautern, Germany, I’ll let you know what I think if I ever get there.