We live in a world in a dynamic and changing. Therefore, in the future will prosper only those who have something special to offer. Hotels designers of tomorrow take into account these trends in creating the most futuristic hotels worldwide.
If in the most luxurious hotels in the world opulence was the watchword, the key words that characterize the architectural jewels of the future are: luxury space, light, science fiction, super-technology, elegant curves, and exorbitant strategic locations – hotels tomorrow not only land, but sisubacvatice and even cosmic.
What is extraordinary is that some of these hotels have gone from being futuristic concept and begin to become reality. The only luxury hotel completed is famous futuristic Burj al-Arab in Dubai (UAE).
Here is list of the Top 10 futuristic luxury hotels in the world who are living proof of the remarkable changes we are witnessing.
Welcome to the future!
1.Hotelul Burj al-Arab – Dubai, Emiratele Arabe Unite
Unofficially considered the first (and still only, until the completion Apeiron’s) 7-star hotel in the world, Bur al-Arab is the most luxurious hotel in the world. This hotel in the shape of the sail boat is built on an artificial island at Jumeirah beach 280 m away from being connected to the mainland by a private bridge bent. With a height of 321 meters, Burj al-Arab is the 4th tallest hotel in the world. If Burj Al Arab’s exterior is an expression of modern architecture, luxurious interior is a combination of Western and Eastern styles. Burj Al Arab has a huge atrium 180 feet high and boasts 8,000 square meters covered with gold leaf and 24,000 22-carat square feet of marble.
Estimated cost of project: $ 1.6 billion
Cost per person: from $ 1,000 to over $ 28,000 per night, and $ 75 to take a look inside
2.Hotelul Apeiron (Apeiron Island Hotel) – Dubai, UAE
Hotel Apeiron – Dubai Acesta will be the second (self-declared) 7 star hotel in Dubai, which is still under design. Apeiron Hotel will be built on an island that was located approximately 400 m from the coast of Dubai, he will be able to reach only boats and helicopters. The two towers in the shape of Apeiron’s wings can accommodate 350 luxury suites and first two floors above will contain a thicket of butterflies and other insects. The total area of 200,000 square meters will be the hotel and its height is 185 m. Apeiron’s going to be a luxurious resort, equipped with private lagoons and beaches, shops, cinemas, art galleries and a restaurant, spa and an underwater gym.
Estimated cost of project: $ 400,000,000
3.Death Star Hotel – Baku, Azerbaijan
Death Star Hotel – BakuAcest Asian resort reinvents the notion of skyscrapers, with patterns inspired by outer space. South Korean architects who designed this complex have provided Asian 2 hotels facing the Caspian Sea: Hotel “Full Moon” (Full Moon) – a sphere with a hole in the top right, which resembles a black hole (black holes appear in the explosion of a star – hence the name complex can) – and hotel “Crescent” (Crescent) – a similar arc of a month up. Hotel “Full Moon” is designed so as to radically change the appearance if viewed from different angles.
Status: under construction
Estimated cost of project: over $ 500 million
4.Hotelul Hydropolis – Dubai, UAE
Hydropolis Hotel (which is still in concept phase) will be the first underwater luxury hotel and the first hotel (self-proclaimed) of 10 stars in the world. Located near Jumeirah Beach, at 20 m under water, will have a concrete and steel structure. Plexiglas walls and ceiling will allow residents to admire the beauty of the ocean in its true colors. Although it was scheduled to open in 2006, due to technical difficulties of building an underwater hotel, the project was delayed.
Estimated cost of project: $ 500,000,000
5.Underwater resort, Poseidon – near Fiji
The underwater resort Poseidon (god of the sea) is a hotel designed by Bruce Jones – President Submarines, Inc.. U.S., who has spent much of his career designing submarines for the rich. Poseidon Hotel is close to Fiji, from 12 m under water and will have 22 rooms of 51 sqm each. Each room will have a 270 degree view of the ocean. Poseidon underwater resort in the tourists will be able to steer the submarine will make excursions among the coral reefs and marine will practice different sports. A room will be $ 15,000 per night, price which includes a private jet transportation from an airport in Fiji.
Status: under construction
Estimated cost of project: $ 105,000,000
6. Manned Cloud Flying Hotel – Paris, France
Manned Cloud is a hotel concept for a hotel-type plane, designed by French architect Jean-Marie Massaud. It is intended to be an ecological hotel, which will travel around the Earth at a speed of 170km / h, with a capacity of 40 passengers. It will also contain a restaurant, a library, a gym and a spa.
7. Hotel Waterworld – Songjiang, China
With the hotel project, the Atkin’s architects have won an international design competition. Waterworld is a hotel built in a natural element: a spectacular career filled with water from Songjiang (China). The uniqueness of this hotel of 400 rooms will be increased by the guest rooms and the public underwater areas that will be included. In addition, the resort will also include cafes and restaurants, a luxurious pool and the major attraction will be on facilities for extreme sports: climbing and bungee jumping.
8. Hotel Helix – Abu Dhabi, UAE
A feature of this design is that the hotel will have normal floors, but they will spiral down from top to bottom, without clear interruptions , “flowing” from the hotel rooms in the sauna. This super-tech hotel will use the most renewable energy sources such as sun, wind and ocean water. Temperature and humidity of the 208 rooms will be adjusted by an indoor waterfall. The hotel includes a rooftop pool.
9. Flying hotel Aeroscraft – California, USA
The flying hotel Aeroscraft is a gigantic and luxurious hotel of 400 tons, designed by Igor Pasternak at his firm in California – Worldwide Aeros Corporation. The hotel will have an area as two football fields and a capacity of 250 passengers, the hotel will have a flying speed of 280 km / h, by will fly at a height of 2,400 meters. To minimize noise, propellers will be electric. While flying near the hotel, the largest commercial aircraft look like dwarfs, it requires less space on the ground than any plane because it does not need a runway: take off and land like a helicopter – straight up and below. Among the facilities offered by this hotel include a casino and several restaurants.
Status – prototype
10. Commercial Space Station Skywalker Hotel – Las Vegas, USA
CSS Skywalker will be the first hotel that will orbit in space. For $ 1 million per night, this hotel will fly passengers 28,000 km / h, will learn to do tricks in a state of weightlessness and will contemplate galaxy full of stars. CSS Skywalker will have a volume of 1,500 cubic meters, a mass of 100 tons and a diameter of 30 m. The hotel-rocket is designed so that to survive in adverse conditions. Spacecraft modules that were developed by NASA, as part of the TransHab.
Status – will be available in 2015
Location – to 515 km from Earth
Estimated cost of project: $ 500,000,000
Cost per person: $ 1 million per night