The Hotel "Chekhov"
Literature hotel got its name in honor of the great Russian writer - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, and it is not only a tribute to the man who was able to…

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Burj Al Arab is more than a hotel.
The legendary building, in the shape of a sailing ship, for a long time had the title of highest hotel in the world and one of the most photographed structures.…

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10 most famous abandoned hotels

Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.

War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.

Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands

It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.

200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading

Offered for sale is the most famous in Spain haunted house

Just off the A357 in Campanillas in the province of Malaga, stands the mansion of the 19th century, known as El Cortijo Jurado or Casa Encantada (the haunted House). It lies in ruins for more than ten years, and just swarm around stories and rumors about the murder and the paranormal.

210-room mansion, which has a total of 365 Windows, was built in the mid 19th century the Heredia family, one of the richest families in this area at the time. The condition of the family has done for agriculture.

The legend says that the Heredia family, together with other rich families from the area, kidnapped the girls aged 18 to 21 years and used them in satanic rituals that included rape, torture and all kinds of abuse of them maimed or dead bodies.

There is no evidence to link these murders and this family, although actually young girls at the time, disappeared from the region and later their bodies were found on the banks of the river, which runs near the manor family. It is believed that there are secret tunnels under the house, through the family and carried the bodies of girls on the river Bank. It is also believed that the corpses and some of the girls buried in the grounds of the mansion. Continue reading

Unusual hotels – what are they

The hotel business is developing at a rapid pace. So comfortable rooms and standard facilities today already you will surprise nobody. Many guests are content with the service standard and ordinary room in an average hotel, but others need something different, original, unusual and often hotels of Moscow in this suffering.

In order to attract customers, the owners of the hotel business come up with interesting tricks. One of the most common tricks is the legend, which supposedly is connected with this hotel. Moreover, the legend is in most cases far-fetched, just taken out of thin air.

One of the examples of hotel with larger-than-legend is a hotel in Romania, which opened in the thirteenth century bran castle. The founders of a small hotel called the hotel Castle Dracula than trying to attract more guests. But the history of the castle is completely different – in the last century this castle was the residence of Romania’s Queen and its in those times was often called the Castle of happiness. It would seem that the visit of the Queen at this hotel, too, can attract tourists, but the owners apparently decided that the dark legend will attract much more attention. Continue reading