Quirky Hotels In The UK

This is a new part of the site where we’ll collect the best and most unusual hotels in the UK.

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

This super-yacht hotel is moored on the River Thames and boasts stylish rooms as well as a restaurant and a spa. Located at Royal Victoria Dock overlooking Docklands, Canary Wharf O2 Arena, London City Airport, and the ExCel Centre.

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Malmaison, Oxford

This luxury hotel was originally a castle, then a prison before being converted. The old prison cells are now bedrooms but the original fittings, doors and window bars remain! The Exercise Yard is now an attractive outdoor space with pre dinner drinks now being served in what was once the Visitor’s room.

You won’t mind doing time in this hotel.

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The Chocolate Boutique Hotel

The hotel is very near Bournemouth beach and was featured on the BBC’s Interior Design Masters. There are 15 bedrooms decorated in brown and cream tones.

Single and double room sizes available. Each room comes with a daily supply chocolate and breakfast (includes chocolate pancakes).

There is a romantic package where you can get a Chocolate fountain, Bottle of Cava, Two small bottles of chocolate wine and Chocolate love heart. Classes are available where you learn how to make chocolate.

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Spitbank Fort

Originally a sea fort built to protect Portsmouth harbour from an attack from Napoleon III. It is now a luxurious hotel out at sea in The Solent. There is a hot pool, hot tub on the roof, sauna, steam room, fitness facility, fire pit and panoramic sea views. The private island is reached in 30 minutes by boat from Portsmouth or Southampton.

There are 8 rooms to choose between. Each feature sunken bathtubs, WiFi. There is also a bar, restaurant and games room.

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Aviator Hotel

An aviation themed hotel at Farnborough airport. With a striking design and panoramic views of the runway. Each room is cool and contemporary and the curvature of the design of the hotel interior creates the illusion of an aircraft propellor when viewed from above.

Enjoy fine dining in the Brasserie. There is also a 24-hour fitness studio, Spa and Sky Bar.

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Llamas Pyjamas

Come and stay with llamas at this South American themed boutique B&B on the edge of the Lake District. On offer are guest rooms, an apartment and holiday cottage.

Each room is decorated to a South American theme. Free parking and WiFi. You can also enjoy trekking with the llamas and other animal experiences.

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The Witchery by the Castle

Nine opulent suites, each one unique and extremely sumptuous. This hotel is the ultimate in gothic decor and outlandish furnishings. Each has walk-in dressing room, love seats, velvet-lined walls and free-standing baths. You’ll receive an indulgent hamper each morning for breakfast.

Excellent location in the heart of Edinburgh. Some rooms overlook Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. There is also a restaurant serving Scottish dishes in similarly indulgent surroundings.

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Hotel Pelirocco

Rock ‘n’ roll-themed boutique hotel two minute walk from the Brighton seafront and the BA i360 observation tower. 10 minute stroll to the Lanes. Eclectic interior from bright pink walls to band posters.

Definitely aimed at the couples audience with cocktail bar and late night DJs. 19 rooms to choose and so something for everyone, including: Star Wars, DollyWould, Bettie’s Boudoir and Koboto suite – the newest suite.

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Crazy Bear Beaconsfield

Loaded with decadence and oozing bling this one won’t be for everybody. If you like your black leather walls and champagne buckets this one is for you. Located in the delightful village of Beaconsfield, close to the M40 an 30 minutes on the train to Marylebone. Choose from 45 individually designed rooms. Heated swimming pool and hot tub.

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DEAL: Groupon Crazy Bear Beaconsfield – Groupon usually run Crazy Bear deals, do check you are getting a good deal. Groupon claim to save anywhere between 40-60%. Check price on Booking.com that offer great prices and free cancellation.
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Crazy Bear Stadhampton

The original Crazy Bear  with its uniquely eccentric appearance. Interiors are flamboyant and opulent. Slightly less decadent as some of the others. There are 10 bedrooms and nine suites located in the cottages and converted pub. Stadhampton is locate 10 miles south of Oxford and 30 minutes drive to the shops at Bicester Village.

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DEAL: Groupon Crazy Bear Stadhampton – Groupon usually run Crazy Bear deals, do check you are getting a good deal. Groupon claim to save anywhere between 40-60%. Check price on Booking.com that offer great prices and free cancellation.
Wowcher often also run deals for Crazy Bear – check now.