Funky Places to Stay

The Urban Campsite that runs for a short time each year over the summer in Amsterdam might give you your fill of funky camps. Artists design sleeping quarters and then they are rented out to holiday makers. You have a unique opportunity to stay inside the art pieces themselves.

Full campsite facilities are available when you rent this survival capsule

Full campsite facilities are available when you rent this survival capsule

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The sleeping quarters come in all shapes and sizes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The organisation chooses an unused location of the city and let the artists set up camp for you.

The toilet block at the campsite - another art piece

The toilet block at the campsite – another art piece

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sit around the campfire to meet new friends

 

 

 

 

 

Or what about staying in a luxury hotel that is a replica of the Titanic in Kopak, Turkey?

The interior is decked out, so to speak, like the interior of the Titanic.

The interior is decked out, so to speak, like the interior of the Titanic.

 

 

 

 

 

To expensive? What about a hostel in an old prison in Stockholm?

Spend a night in the lock up here in prison - the Långholmen hostel

Spend a night in the lock up here  – the Långholmen hostel

 

 

 

 

 

Or does an estate mansion closely resembling a castle appeal to you as a hostel destination?

Loch Lomond Youth Hostel - just a hint: the lady's loo on the second floor has a great view across the fields from the throne.

Loch Lomond Youth Hostel – just a hint: the lady’s loo on the second floor has a great view across the fields from the throne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or what about a boot and breakfast in New Zealand?

Located in Tasman, New Zealand

Located in Tasman, New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or camping underground in the opal mining town of Coober Pedy?

Get out of the heat of the desert in this camping ground.

Get out of the heat of the desert in this camping ground.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is one place that I will definitely be saving up for- watching out for the northern lights – Aurora Borealis in Finland. Not for your normal backpacker budget though.

Kakslauttanen Igloo Hotels

What an amazing experience this one will be. I'm looking into booking in now.

What an amazing experience this one will be. I’m looking into booking in now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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