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40 Special Hotel Rooms You’ll Want To Live In So Badly

40 Special Hotel Rooms You’ll Want To Live In So Badly

We love to travel just to explore and to learn about new and unfamiliar territories. To travel is to truly live.

Sometimes, you get excited about the room where you stay. It may have a beautiful view, exquisite service, amazing interior design, or provide a luxurious experience. The rooms sometimes leave such great impression that you think “Oh my God, I would really live here!”

We get used to fine things so easily and get hooked on them big time. Hotels know and exploit this. They exploit our love for nice things and special service, so they create rooms we will remember

Here are 40 of the rooms that produce that jaw-dropping feeling.

1. The Caves Negril, Jamaica

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    Located close to Negril’s seven-mile beachfront and azure waters, The Caves offers all the comforts of home living. You’ll feel special and hidden in here for $480/night and up.

    2. Singita Sweni, Kruger National park, South Africa

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      Singita Sweni is located in 15,000 hectares in the Eastern south central part of the Kruger National Park, along the N’wanetsi River. The luxurious suites here will make you feel like adventure explorer who got away from the world and hide into this little piece of paradise. A night here will cost you usually $1369 a night.

      3. Jade Mountain Resort – St. Lucia

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        St. Lucia’s south-western Caribbean coastline is the location of one of the most prestigious resorts in the world. The place was built by an extravagant architect who was bold enough to go through with building with organic materials, and created a mesmerizing resort which will take your breath away. The rates can be found here.

        4. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Saariselka, Finland

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          Kakslauttanen is one of the world’s best places for watching the northern lights. The Aurora Borealis season lasts from late August until the end of April. This experience will make youfeel like selling your house. There are various packages available, starting form 150 Euros. Look at the prices here.

          5. nHow Hotel, Berlin

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            If you’re the artistic type and love unconventional design, you’re going to flip out here. Absolutely a must. This new wave of futuristic hotels is offbeat, lively, dynamic and with a local flair that also has worldwide appeal. Each of the hotels branded nHow has it’s own theme, and people who stay there sometimes don’t want to go explore Berlin, one of the most interesting and exciting European cities. Rates start at 150 euros, or $210 at $1.40 to the euro.

            6. Viceroy Villas, Bali

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              Love the thought of luxury and hidden getaways where you’ll feel like a king? Bali’s “Valley of Kings” has something to offer you. Any of these gorgeous 25 private villas will make you feel like a real king – coming with a price of $478 and up.

              7. Loisaba Wilderness, Kenya

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                Love safaris? Exploring the African continent is a unique and exquisite experience, where you can meet amazing wildlife and nature. The hotel “room” shown here shows what view will you have on waking up, and especially when going to sleep. African sky and stars are the best company, with luxurious suites (usually with walls and ceiling) also in the package of this amazing place. One night’s stay will cost you $420 and up.

                8. Chromata Hotel, Santorini

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                  People who visit Santorini (Greece) fall in love with it at first sight.The Chromata Hotel is at the very top in accommodation in Santorini. Elegant rooms make you never want to leave them. Imagine waking up and going to a balcony with this view. The luxury Chromata hotel charges from $283 a night and up.

                  9. Poseidon Undersea Resorts, Fiji

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                    The Poseidon resorts will bring you to new depths of imagination and exploration. The walls of your room are glass, and behind it you can see vast spaces of water, sea-life and beautiful fish swimming. There are many available choices, as the resorts cover ground, and underwater suites. The experience is just amazing. Rates: $1,500 (per person / night standard rate); $30,000 (per couple / week); $3 million (reserve the whole island[!])

                    10. Hotel Seven, Paris

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                      Who is not familiar with secret agent 007? People from this fantastic hotel came up with an idea to make an exquisite suite with this theme. For €447, you can enjoy wearing the famous tailored 007 suit and get into the role of the agent, as many corners of the room reincarnate the famous scenes from the movies. Love 007? Luxury suits? Paris? This one will blow your mind.

                      11. Hotel Antumalal, Chile

                        Wooden suites with incredible panoramic views suit you? Antumalal Hotel offer you comfortable, private and special lodging. Warmth and coziness is granted with beautiful fireplaces in each room. Handcrafted furniture, natural materials and a warm atmosphere will relax you and feel truly special. Rates start at $275 a night.

                        12. Areias do Seixo, Portugal

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                          A special place near Lisbon, where one truly remarkable and inspiring resort is built. A rustic environment, natural elements and futuristic fireplaces make this place unforgettable. Adjusting to his lifestyle takes few minutes, and separating from it takes ages. €265 is the starting rate.

                          13. Hotel Marqués de Riscal, Elciego, Spain

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                            This architectural masterpiece was created by Frank Gehry, one of the most introverted architects today. Extraordinary design, art, gastronomy, wine and the lush landscape all combine to create an astonishing experience. Staying in this marvelous hotel will cost you from $340 and above.

                            14. Boscolo Exedra Roma, Rome

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                              Want to have a personal concierge while staying in a hotel? Not a problem in Boscolo Exedra Roma Hotels. This one is located in Rome and there are several more around the world. Luxurious design, marbles; elegance in the purest form, this experience is one not to forget. Presidential suites, executive suites, panorama rooms, you name it – Rates starting from $273 a night.

                              15. Tsala Treetop Lodge, South Africa

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                                Treetop lodge is one of a kind. Masonry imbued with dark wood, contrasted with bright lights and colorful furniture will make you feel remarkable. After an adventurous safari, return to the lodge and enjoy the comfort of the wide and beautifully designed rooms and suites. This experience can cost you from $367 a night.

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                                16. Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

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                                  This place looks exactly like a dream. Renting these ocean bungalows will make you want to stay there forever. A popular location for weddings, couples arrive to have the most magical day in their lives. This experience will cost you from $1805 a night.

                                  17. Au Vieux Panier, Marseille

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                                    Interested in design, avant garde and unconventional style? Au Vieux Panier is the place for you. This incredible place will show you the most interesting rooms you have ever witnessed. From €100 and up, you will enjoy the most modern design styled studios.

                                    18. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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                                      World famous Marina Bay Sands hotel, covered by thousands of magazines, TV shows, and publications worldwide. You’d get used to this hotel easily and refuse to leave it. A night in this resort will cost you from $500 and up, and it’s worth it.

                                      19. Intercontinental, Hong Kong

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                                        Experience Hong Kong from an extraordinary vantage point. Rates start from $960

                                        20. Hotel Plaza Athenee

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                                          The prestigious Parisian hotel is located only one mile from the famous Eiffel Tower. Stunning views are part of the exclusive service you’ll enjoy in this hotel. This pleasure will cost you from € 895.00 / Night.

                                          21. Hard Rock Hotel, Vallarta, Mexico

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                                            Astonishing atmosphere, delicious food and beautiful people will make you feel superb. Rates go from $672/night

                                            22. Le Méridien Bora Bora

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                                              Over-water bungalows are mesmerizing. If you hadn’t had a holiday in one of these, you have missed out on a beautiful feeling. Glass floor gives you a view of the lagoon waters, and its light blue color will stun your eyes from the start. Rates: $900 to $1,445 a night for 2 people

                                              23. Mountain Exposure, Switzerland

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                                                If you’re more into winter holidays and skiing, the Swiss Alps are one of the most exquisite locations in the world. Luxury suites give you extraordinarily comfortable furniture, a warm ambiance and delicious food (with ski-pass included). Weekly price here is CHF 17,400 ($1804)

                                                24. Ladera Resort, St. Lucia

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                                                  Located at 1000 feet, Ladera resort will give you an astounding experience. This one will make you never want to leave the suite, as the environment of St. Lucia is integrated in the rooms. Luxurious materials and services will relax you while watching the huge panoramic Caribbean Sea. From $574 a night, the sighs of the volcanic mountains of St. Lucia will be one to remember.

                                                  25. Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia

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                                                    This dazzling location will relax and transform you. Rates: $1050 and up.

                                                    26. Costa Rica Tree House

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                                                      Surrounded by lush green forest and built on high stilts, this resort will bring forth the inner child and excitement in you. Rates start from $300.

                                                      27. Luxury Safari Lodge, Tongabezi, Victoria Falls, Zambia

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                                                        With an enormous wide view of the Zambezi, waking up in the morning to this scenery might just make your day much better. I just dare you not to take at least 5 souvenirs from here. Fully inclusive rates for the Tree House starting from $751 per person a night.

                                                        28. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India

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                                                          The glorious Taj Mahal is a worldwide famous monument in India, drawing hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. With highest luxury furniture and service, you can feel like an Indian Shah in all that marble and gold. Rates go from $640.

                                                          29. Giardino Mountain Hotel, Switzerland

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                                                            Awarded “Most beautiful mountain hotel,” the Giardino Mountain Hotel is the perfect winter getaway for travelers. White decor, luxury materials, and a wide variety of services are some of the many reasons you have to visit this extraordinary place. This five starred hotel will house you from CHF 450 a night.

                                                            30. B.O.G. Hotel, Bogota, Colombia

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                                                              This resort will give you a luxurious feeling in beautifully designed rooms and suites, with service packages. This hotel has something for everyone’s taste, and is one more reason to visit Bogota. Rates go from $180 a night.

                                                              31. El Otro Lado Hotel, Portoelo, Panama

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                                                                Love exotic destinations? Exploring a different culture? This place will rock your world. Here you’ll enjoy tranquility, nature and some of the rich Afro-Caribbean culture, in a place full of details, exceptional and personalized service, plus an atmosphere that is priceless. You’ll stay in one of these Idyllic cottages in the jungle, where you’ll wake up with bird songs, enjoy exquisite decor, and remarkable cuisine. Rates start at $590 a night per person.

                                                                32. Hacienda Uayamon, Mexico

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                                                                  Mayan Empire decor with high wood beam ceilings await you in this outstanding resort. A natural tone is highlighted with a luxurious touch – making the perfect ambient location for relaxation and pleasant holidays. Explore the Mayan site Edzna, and enjoy the luxurious services in this wide and marvelous accommodation. Rates go from $264 a night.

                                                                  33. Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne

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                                                                    Where creativity meets extraordinary. Awakening your senses and enjoying an avant garde escape from the vivid city streets has never been so delightful. Signature desserts from the Om Nom restaurants will make your head spin, colorful cocktails will awake your tastes, candles and a pillow fragrance will make a great ambience. A truly outstanding experience in Melbourne. This pleasure will cost you from AUD 275 ($214) a night.

                                                                    34. Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

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                                                                      Taiwan’s most liveable and vivid city has many attractions, and its wide array of cultural and historic sights attract thousands of tourists every week. The Mandarin Oriental is the city’s most prestigious address. Exquisite rooms, innovative restaurants and world-class spa aim to delight. This one will make you want to stay forever. Rates start from TWD 20,000 ($639.88)

                                                                      35. Auberge de la Maison, Mont Blanc

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                                                                        Holidays in Mont Blanc are marvelous. Auberge de la Maison is a big and beautiful home in the mountain. Rustic decorations, beautiful sights to admire, romantic corners, old paintings, and a homely feeling like nowhere else makes this resort a delightful stay. Rates start from € 119,00 per person a night.

                                                                        36. Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, San Pedro

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                                                                          Purest naturalism is imbued in this resort. Blended with terracotta colored ridges around, the surroundings provide a unique experience. The outdoor lounge is the first sight that you’ll experience and it will blow you away. “The Alto Atacama seeks to open a traveler’s eyes, to explore, to feel, to connect, and to return revitalized and changed by genuine experience one will never forget.” Rates start from $770.

                                                                          37. Iniala Beach House, Thailand, Phuket

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                                                                            The Iniala beach house resort will show you the true meaning of luxurious and astonishing design. With several designers who worked on the project (and a big budget), this resort and its services reached levels of comfort and enjoyment that are beyond the limit. This resort can make your dreams come true. With many programs and services that you can enjoy, you’ll experience Phuket like no other. Starting from approximately $1000 a night.

                                                                            38. Bambu Indah, Ubud, Bali

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                                                                              Are you seeking unique experiences? Bambu Indah is for you. Bambu Indah offers dozen of well designed and unique experience houses, each one with special theme and environment. Rates start at $95 per person a night.

                                                                              39. Hotel Daniel, Vienna

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                                                                                At Hotel Daniel you’ll find revolutionary architecture and interior design. You can rent an original American (luxury equipped) trailer here. Rates go from € 97 a night.

                                                                                40. Harlingen Lighthouse, Netherlands

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                                                                                  Uncommon, unusual, and extraordinary. The Harlingen Lighthouse is a real lighthouse. To be correct, it was a real lighthouse, until it was turned to hotel. An exquisite feeling, uniqueness, and an interesting story to tell will undeniably provide a special experience. Signal the ships safe way to harbor in misty nights while enjoying a luxurious setting. Prices start from €300 a night.

                                                                                  Small hint – book in advance, bookings for 2015 are almost full!

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                                                                                  Last Updated on September 16, 2019

                                                                                  How to Stop Procrastinating: 11 Practical Ways for Procrastinators

                                                                                  How to Stop Procrastinating: 11 Practical Ways for Procrastinators

                                                                                  You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything.

                                                                                  We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander away our free time and put off important tasks we should be doing them till it’s too late. And when it is indeed too late, we panic and wish we got started earlier.

                                                                                  The chronic procrastinators I know have spent years of their life looped in this cycle. Delaying, putting off things, slacking, hiding from work, facing work only when it’s unavoidable, then repeating this loop all over again. It’s a bad habit that eats us away and prevents us from achieving greater results in life.

                                                                                  Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Here, I will share my personal steps on how to stop procrastinating. These 11 steps will definitely apply to you too:

                                                                                  1. Break Your Work into Little Steps

                                                                                  Part of the reason why we procrastinate is because subconsciously, we find the work too overwhelming for us. Break it down into little parts, then focus on one part at the time. If you still procrastinate on the task after breaking it down, then break it down even further. Soon, your task will be so simple that you will be thinking “gee, this is so simple that I might as well just do it now!”.

                                                                                  For example, I’m currently writing a new book (on How to achieve anything in life). Book writing at its full scale is an enormous project and can be overwhelming. However, when I break it down into phases such as –

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                                                                                  • (1) Research
                                                                                  • (2) Deciding the topic
                                                                                  • (3) Creating the outline
                                                                                  • (4) Drafting the content
                                                                                  • (5) Writing Chapters #1 to #10,
                                                                                  • (6) Revision
                                                                                  • (7) etc.

                                                                                  Suddenly it seems very manageable. What I do then is to focus on the immediate phase and get it done to my best ability, without thinking about the other phases. When it’s done, I move on to the next.

                                                                                  2. Change Your Environment

                                                                                  Different environments have different impact on our productivity. Look at your work desk and your room. Do they make you want to work or do they make you want to snuggle and sleep? If it’s the latter, you should look into changing your workspace.

                                                                                  One thing to note is that an environment that makes us feel inspired before may lose its effect after a period of time. If that’s the case, then it’s time to change things around. Refer to Steps #2 and #3 of 13 Strategies To Jumpstart Your Productivity, which talks about revamping your environment and workspace.

                                                                                  3. Create a Detailed Timeline with Specific Deadlines

                                                                                  Having just 1 deadline for your work is like an invitation to procrastinate. That’s because we get the impression that we have time and keep pushing everything back, until it’s too late.

                                                                                  Break down your project (see tip #1), then create an overall timeline with specific deadlines for each small task. This way, you know you have to finish each task by a certain date. Your timelines must be robust, too – i.e. if you don’t finish this by today, it’s going to jeopardize everything else you have planned after that. This way it creates the urgency to act.

                                                                                  My goals are broken down into monthly, weekly, right down to the daily task lists, and the list is a call to action that I must accomplish this by the specified date, else my goals will be put off.

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                                                                                  Here’re more tips on setting deadlines: 22 Tips for Effective Deadlines

                                                                                  4. Eliminate Your Procrastination Pit-Stops

                                                                                  If you are procrastinating a little too much, maybe that’s because you make it easy to procrastinate.

                                                                                  Identify your browser bookmarks that take up a lot of your time and shift them into a separate folder that is less accessible. Disable the automatic notification option in your email client. Get rid of the distractions around you.

                                                                                  I know some people will out of the way and delete or deactivate their facebook accounts. I think it’s a little drastic and extreme as addressing procrastination is more about being conscious of our actions than counteracting via self-binding methods, but if you feel that’s what’s needed, go for it.

                                                                                  5. Hang out with People Who Inspire You to Take Action

                                                                                  I’m pretty sure if you spend just 10 minutes talking to Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, you’ll be more inspired to act than if you spent the 10 minutes doing nothing. The people we are with influence our behaviors. Of course spending time with Steve Jobs or Bill Gates every day is probably not a feasible method, but the principle applies — The Hidden Power of Every Single Person Around You

                                                                                  Identify the people, friends or colleagues who trigger you – most likely the go-getters and hard workers – and hang out with them more often. Soon you will inculcate their drive and spirit too.

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                                                                                  As a personal development blogger, I “hang out” with inspiring personal development experts by reading their blogs and corresponding with them regularly via email and social media. It’s communication via new media and it works all the same.

                                                                                  6. Get a Buddy

                                                                                  Having a companion makes the whole process much more fun. Ideally, your buddy should be someone who has his/her own set of goals. Both of you will hold each other accountable to your goals and plans. While it’s not necessary for both of you to have the same goals, it’ll be even better if that’s the case, so you can learn from each other.

                                                                                  I have a good friend whom I talk to regularly, and we always ask each other about our goals and progress in achieving those goals. Needless to say, it spurs us to keep taking action.

                                                                                  7. Tell Others About Your Goals

                                                                                  This serves the same function as #6, on a larger scale. Tell all your friends, colleagues, acquaintances and family about your projects. Now whenever you see them, they are bound to ask you about your status on those projects.

                                                                                  For example, sometimes I announce my projects on The Personal Excellence Blog, Twitter and Facebook, and my readers will ask me about them on an ongoing basis. It’s a great way to keep myself accountable to my plans.

                                                                                  8. Seek out Someone Who Has Already Achieved the Outcome

                                                                                  What is it you want to accomplish here, and who are the people who have accomplished this already? Go seek them out and connect with them. Seeing living proof that your goals are very well achievable if you take action is one of the best triggers for action.

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                                                                                  9. Re-Clarify Your Goals

                                                                                  If you have been procrastinating for an extended period of time, it might reflect a misalignment between what you want and what you are currently doing. Often times, we outgrow our goals as we discover more about ourselves, but we don’t change our goals to reflect that.

                                                                                  Get away from your work (a short vacation will be good, else just a weekend break or staycation will do too) and take some time to regroup yourself. What exactly do you want to achieve? What should you do to get there? What are the steps to take? Does your current work align with that? If not, what can you do about it?

                                                                                  10. Stop Over-Complicating Things

                                                                                  Are you waiting for a perfect time to do this? That maybe now is not the best time because of X, Y, Z reasons? Ditch that thought because there’s never a perfect time. If you keep waiting for one, you are never going to accomplish anything.

                                                                                  Perfectionism is one of the biggest reasons for procrastination. Read more about why perfectionist tendencies can be a bane than a boon: Why Being A Perfectionist May Not Be So Perfect.

                                                                                  11. Get a Grip and Just Do It

                                                                                  At the end, it boils down to taking action. You can do all the strategizing, planning and hypothesizing, but if you don’t take action, nothing’s going to happen. Occasionally, I get readers and clients who keep complaining about their situations but they still refuse to take action at the end of the day.

                                                                                  Reality check:

                                                                                  I have never heard anyone procrastinate their way to success before and I doubt it’s going to change in the near future.  Whatever it is you are procrastinating on, if you want to get it done, you need to get a grip on yourself and do it.

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