Unique stays in New Zealand that will amaze you
Sep 30, 2022, 5:12 p.m.
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Known for its scenic landscapes, pristine trout-filled lakes, jagged mountains and diverse natural beauty, New Zealand is one of the world’s most beloved travel destinations.
In addition to several impressive natural phenomena, the country also welcomes travelers to a multitude of unusual accommodations.
If you’ve got Kiwi Country on your bucket list, check out these five unique accommodations to book a memorable stay.
Silos around the world are used to store grain. However, this one in New Zealand welcomes people!
Located on the Petite Rivière, SiloStay offers comfortable and well-appointed rooms inside silos.
From king-size beds to kitchen and shower areas, these silos have it all.
There are a total of eight silos, each with a power unit that keeps the whole complex warm.
If you’re looking forward to adding some thrill to your travel diaries, the Waitomo Caves Hotel is the perfect place for your stay.
Countless glowworms light up the property’s rooms, making it a bit spooky.
The hotel is rumored to be haunted by several “ghosts”, including that of a child, a princess and a former employee!
Jail accommodation, Christchurch
Jailhouse Christchurch is where you can condemn yourself to a luxurious night.
This unique inn was once used as a prison, women’s prison and military camp.
It was closed in 1999 and remained derelict until 2006 when it was later purchased and turned into a hostel.
All the cells are preserved and the walls even feature artwork from former prisoners.
Manakau PurePod is entirely made of glass.
Located a 20-minute drive from Kaikoura, this luxurious eco-cabin offers mesmerizing views of mountains, bushland and farmland.
The property has sliding glass doors on all three glass sides, a glass floor and a glass ceiling, making it the perfect stay for stargazers.
Moreover, it is away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Larnach Lodge is a former castle which now functions as a lavish hotel.
However, it has a dark history that one can still feel or in the worst case, see.
The owner’s wife was previously spotted near the bedroom where she died, while the owner was seen on the second floor.
Their daughter Kate haunts the ballroom which was built on her 21st birthday.