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Hobo Chic ~ Stay in a Concrete Hotel on the Danube in Austria

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It seems that creating accommodation for paying-guests is just limited by the imagination. As long as there’s a market, people will do anything for fun. A look at Das Park Hotel in Ottensheim, in the municipal camp site of Linz, Austria, which has rooms (well it’s more like circular cubicles, with barely enough space for a bed). I don’t dare to imagine there are en-suite bathrooms. Let’s just say that these concrete tubes could fall under the category of glamping (glamorous camping).

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Step into a fairytale ~ Rogner Bad Blumau Hotel, Styria, Austria

By Dian Hasan | August 18, 2009

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When a hotel is designed by the same creative force that gave Vienna the whimsical Hundertwasserhaus building, you know that it won’t be plain vanilla. Rogner Bad Blumau is the brainchild of eccentric architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. A design best described as Gaudi-esque, featuring a melange green roofs, round shapes and colorful facades make up a wonderful work of art in the middle of nature.

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