One of the most important aspects of traveling is finding the perfect accommodation! Depending on your budget, there are some luxury hotels that can truly take your breath away, however, if you are looking to save a buck or two on a room, then behold, there are some pretty extraordinary rooms out there that you can rent out for cheap. Although the cost won't be as high, you'll definitely be getting what you pay for.
If you're satisfied sleeping in a room similar in size to that of Harry Potter's staircase suite, then you will be just fine. From capsules, pods and outdoor hotel rooms, you won't believe what you can find for little space, and little money. With views of the airport runway, from views of the Canadian Rockies, these are the 25 of the smallest hotel rooms that people can actually rent!
24 16. Treebones Resort - United States
Treebones Resort is probably one of the most interesting places to stay, that is if you have wanted to experience what it's like to be a bird. This hotel offers rooms in forms of "birds nest", overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Located in Big Sur California, Treebones Resort is a family-run "glamping" site, which is a combination word for glamorous camping, that includes heated pools, hot tubs, yoga classes, and countless dining options, all according to the site's website. The resort tends to sell out fast, says Family Vacation Critic, so if you're lookin to get your hands on a reservation, better get that done sooner than later.
23 18. Free Spirit Spheres - Canada
If you are looking to truly become one with nature, look no further! The Free Spirit Spheres located in Tree Farm, British Columbia, offers accommodation within the trees. As great as that sounds, you won't be staying in your standard hotel room, but in spherical ball feet above the ground. The site offers three types of spheres, the Lune, Melody, and Eryn, all ranging from $299 to $329 a night, depending on which you choose, says the Free Spirit Spheres website. This unique experience allows you to sleep amongst nature, in one of Canada's most beautiful provinces! Can't really put a price tag on that, now can we?
22 19. Hotel Aire de Bardenas - Spain
From spheres within the forests to spheres in a Spanish natural park, Hotel Aire de Bardenas offers one of the most unique hotel experiences in all of Spain! The hotel offers rooms in both transparent spheres, and cubes, that have awesome views of the countryside. According to I-Escape, the hotel also offers elegant restaurants that serve food from the on-site garden, making it not only a delicious meal but a fresh one too! Although the experience is a rare one, it'll definitely cost you! According to Expedia, a standard night costs up to $310.
22 Book & Bed - Japan
Book & Bed is a hostel located in Tokyo, Japan. It is a cozy-bookstore themed hostel in the shopping and entertainment district of Tokyo. According to Booking.com, the hostel offers pod-like spaces separated by private curtains, shared bathrooms and lockers for guests all for $70 a night, which is quite the steal for this Instagram worthy location. So, if you are looking for accommodation with quirky dorms, and a homey bookstore feel, then this is the place!
21 3. Anshin Oyado - Japan
Anshin Oyado Hotel is located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan and is another capsule hotel that caters to male travelers only. It has been characterized as a snug, wood-paneled capsule hotel that offers both private and shared facilities. According to Momondo, the hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, laundry detergent, and miso soup for those colder days! The hotel also includes an artificial hot spring bath and a sauna, making it quite a relaxing spot for anyone looking to get some peace and quiet.
20 4. CityHub - Holland
CityHub is a hotel located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is described as a "funky" hotel in the heart of Amsterdam that is comprised mostly of dorms and capsule-style beds. According to HostelWorld, rooms rate for nearly $100 a night, and includes Bluetooth speakers, self-service bar, free Wi-Fi and mood lighting of various colors, that offer a relaxing feeling for travelers staying the night.
19 5. Nine Hours - Japan
9 Hours Hostel is located in Tokyo, Japan, and is too a capsule styled hostel that offers pods for guests no bigger than themselves. The hotel, which looks similar to the sleeping quarters of sci-fi films, includes a bed, blanket, charging port and light, all within your individual capsule, that according to Hotels.com, runs from $60 - $80 a night, depending on the season you travel. Reviews left behind have gushed about the "large, clean bathrooms", which according to the Hostel website, are shared.
18 10. Pangea Pod Hotel - Canada
The Pangea Pod Hotel is located in the heart of Whistler, Canada. This modern pod hotel is directly in the center of Whistler Village, which is surrounded by countless shops and restaurants that can satisfy any traveler. According to CTV News, this is the first ever pod-styled hotel in British Columbia and offers both mixed-gender and female-only sections that include small sleep spaces with fans, shelves, lights and charging ports. Hotels.com offers this location at only $86 a night, which in accordance to Whistler standards, is quite the steal!
17 8. Cabana Hotel - Japan
Cabana Hotel is located in Osaka, Japan. The country itself is notorious for its capsule styled rooms, and are deemed as the trendsetters for this style of room throughout the world. The male-only hotel offers travelers a small space to sleep in, but countless amenities, from flat-screen televisions, restaurants, a guest lounge, and a 24-hour spa, gym, and indoor pool, says the hotel's website. In addition, you can enjoy all of this for as little as $80 according to Booking.com, which is quite the steal for a comfortable bed, relaxing spa, and endless amenities that make any trip enjoyable!
16 12. Das Park Hotel - Austria
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a sewer pipe, then wait no further! The Das Park Hotel is located in Ottensheim, Austria, and provides travelers with the true sewer pipe experience, minus everything you would find in a sewer pipe that is! According to Uniq Hotels, the Das Park Hotel is located in a private park, with numerous large pipes that open to reveal a cozy and modern room, filled with a bed, charging ports, shelving units and funky art that can make staying at this unique accommodation quite the experience.
15 14. Hong Kong Kaiteki Hotel - Vietnam
These spaceship-esque capsule rooms are available for any traveler heading to Vietnam in the future! Located in Ho Chi Minh, these awesome, yet small rooms are in the heart of the city, close to transit, markets and numerous tourist attractions, claims Agoda. In addition, the hotel labels themselves as a "no-nonsense capsule hotel", so don't expect to get away with much while staying there! If you're the claustrophobic type, then this might not be the most ideal location for you, however, if you're up to paying as little as $20 for a room, according to Expedia.ca, then definitely check it out!
14 24. SnoozeBox - United Kingdom
Snoozebox is a portable hotel located in several locations across the United Kingdom. According to Sleeper Magazine, the pop-up inspired hotel uses shipping containers from Asia to create their unique rooms, that become available during major worldwide events, such as the Silverstone Grand Prix, and Edinburgh Festival. The rooms include everything you need, from stacked beds, private bathrooms, and storage space, this makes for the ideal location when traveling abroad! If you manage to get lucky enough to pop by a Snoozebox, take advantage and snag a room while you still can!
13 6. Jane Hotel - United States
Jane Hotel is located in New York City, USA, and was built over 100 years ago. According to the Telegraph, the hotel was built in 1908 as a sailor's lodging, which has no turned into a classic West Village landmark on the edge of the Meatpacking District, NYC. Inspired by cabins on ships, the small, yet cozy rooms have everything one would need. From USB ports, comfortable beds, and minimal storage space, any traveler can enjoy this small space for about $160 a night, according to Booking.com, which is quite the deal for a central New York City hotel.
12 7. Siesta Box - Brasil
Siesta Box is a capsule styled hotel chain based throughout Brazil. Countless airports throughout the country, such as Brasilia, Guararapes, Viracopos, and Sao Paolo, offer the "siesta box" experience, which according to Siesta Box' website, starts at $40, up to $200, depending on the location and size of the "box" you are staying. According to reviews left on Booking.com, the "boxes" include air conditioning, charging ports, wall-art and a choice of single, double or bunk beds.
11 2. Bloc Hotel - England
Bloc Hotels are a UK based hotel chain with various location across England. The hotel is noted for the innovative design of its rooms, which are actually constructed off site and later installed in a hotel, says BlocHotels.com. The entire concept is said to be inspired by capsule hotels across the world, which offer small spaces for guests, at a decent price. If you are looking to stay at a Bloc Hotel, you can expect to pay anywhere between $55 to $72 a night according to TripAdvisor.com.
10 9. Sleepbox - Russia
Sleepbox Hotel is located in Moscow, Russia. According to Deezen, Sleebox is the first ever capsule style hotel in Moscow, and is offered at the Moscow airport, labeled as a "tiny hotel". Although the Sleepbox hotel in Moscow, has since permanently closed, travelers can still stay at their countless other locations throughout Russia, Europe, and the United States, for as little as $70 to $110, depending on the size and location of the hotel room, says Sleepbox.com,
9 11. Capsule by Container - Malaysia
Capsule by Container, which also goes by the name Capsule Transit Hotel, is located at the KL International Airport in Selangor, Malaysia. The cozy, and modern hotel offers 1-person capsules that fit a single bed, and enough space to sleep, or layout and get some work done, while on your travels. The facilities also offer shoe cabinets, locker rentals and showers too, says Capsule Transit. If you are ever traveling through Malaysia, and need a quick rest, and shower, you can do all that for as little as $44, says Agoda Travel.
8 13. Yotel - United Kingdom
Yotel is a hotel group based throughout the United Kingdom that is meant to cater to "independent, tech-savvy travelers who value time and efficiency", says the Yotel website. The individual pods, which come in different sizes for both solo and coupled travelers, come with USB ports to charge your phones, cameras and laptops, fans, comfortable beddings and your choice of mood lighting to ensure ultimate relaxation. According to KAYAK, Yotel rooms run anywhere between $89 to $260 in several U.S cities.
7 15. TuboHotel - Mexico
Much like the previous sewer pipe inspired hotel room in Austria, the TuboHotel offers a similar experience. Located in Tepoztlan, Mexico, this quirky yet quaint budget hotel is made up of stacked concrete tubes, says ArchDaily, making for quite the travel experience. Although the rooms may appear snug, they are in fact cozy and perfect for any solo traveler or couple, looking for a place to stay in Mexico. According to Priceline, rooms run for $47 a night, and include lockers, shared bathrooms, an outdoor pool, continental breakfast and picnic tables!
6 17. Begalis Landscape Hotel - Sweden
The Bergalis Landscape Hotel often called 'The Loft House', is the perfect place to settle down, relax and become one with the outdoors. It is located on the hillside of Asberget mountain in the north of Sweden, so you are bound to get some amazing views! Bergaliv.se offers 33-foot tall homes that are constructed in two stories, so you would be renting your own personal home in the mountains. The homes are completely minimalistic, with bare walls, and floors, decorated with simple carpets, and neutral toned accessories to give the house a tranquil feeling!
5 20. ContainHotel - Czech Republic
Contain Hotel is located on the Elbe riverbank in the Czech Republic and offers a trio of stacked shipping containers, that make up five micro hotel suites! According to UnCrate, the hotel can sleep up to 13 people a night, and includes shared washrooms, storage, shared terraces, and custom-made furniture to go with the birch plywood walls and ceilings. Arch Daily claims this hotel is a "must do" when visiting the Czech Republic, however, it's best to save up prior to your visit, because, at $350 a night, these rooms aren't cheap.