IF you’re looking for somewhere extraordinary to stay for your next holiday, we’ve rounded up some of the wackiest options out there.
There’s a giant potato in the US, a seashell house in Mexico and something that looks out of this world in Bali.
All of these properties are bookable via Airbnb, and still have availability this summer.
And despite their unusual designs, some are incredibly affordable.
But be quick – some of the most unusual ones are fast filling up.
So read on to discover some of the most unusual properties you can stay in:
A restored air control tower
If you’re a fan of industrial style homes, add this one to your vacation must-stay list.
Situated in the small town of Tain in the Scottish mountains, near the scenic NC500, the private home offers space for two guests with a wraparound balcony.
It’s featured in a number of design publications, and you’re guaranteed a stunning view.
Prices start from £37.50pp per night with many summers dates still available – and you can book it here.
A dog-themed home for animal lovers
Have a bit of a thing for dogs? Then a stay in this Airbnb in Cottonwood, Arizona, is for you.
This beagle-shaped building offers an unforgettable stay for up to four guests.
It’s located in a stunning rural area, and there’s a gift shop and artists’ studio nearby for those who want to further explore dog-inspired art.
You’re able to book your stay from October onwards for just £25.25pp per night.
A futuristic seashell house
The world’s design lovers can now stay in this incredible Airbnb villa in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, designed by Eduardo Ocampo.
Up to four guests can stay at once, and there are two super king beds and a private pool.
It’s ideal for those seeking a luxury experience as it’s located just a short drive away from the most beautiful beaches on the island.
Prices start from £47.75pp per night, but you’ll have to plan well in advance as this place gets booked up quick. Book your stay here.
A room inside a potato
This quirky potato-shaped hotel is located on farmland in the capital city of Idaho, Boise.
With room for two, this hotel has all the amenities you could ask for – including a beautiful indoor fireplace.
There’s also a customised silo that can be turned to a private spa retreat under the stars.
Prices start from £81.50pp per night, but with booking dates selling out fast you’ll have to be quick. Book it here now.
A hobbit hideaway
Nestled in the stunning Columbia River Gorge mountainside in Orondo, USA, this Airbnb hotel looks just like a Hobbit’s home.
It features an indoor fireplace, a bath, a king-size bed and a dash of fairytale magic for up to two guests.
It’s the perfect option for nature-lovers as there are six acres of land to hike and explore around the hotel.
It’s available from £96pp per night, and is the perfect escape. You can book it here.
An amethyst crystal dome
Heading to Bali for your next holiday? If so then be sure to add this unique bio-dome to your hotel stay list.
The Dome is designed for those who seek a sense of inner peace and who are looking for a symbiotic relationship with nature.
Up to two guests can enjoy the wide range of hotel facilities on offer, including wifi, and breakfast.
There’s free parking but you can also get airport transfers.
You can book the stay from £31.50pp per night with plenty of dates available from August. Book it now here.
A former pub
Always wanted to know how it feels to wake up in the pub and head straight to the bar?
Here’s your chance.
This self-catering pub is located in Aglish, Ireland, and hasn’t had a punter for nearly 15 years.
But now, up to four guests can experience a unique hotel stay and explore rural Ireland at the same time.
Prices start from £18.25pp per night with a wide range of summer dates available. Book your stay now.
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