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Unique hotels you’ll only find on tour

Oct 09, 2020 by Jamie Burke

When you’re planning a trip, picking out the best hotels to stay in can be stressful. But, when you’re planning a tour with us, our experts take care of all the details—including hand-picking (and testing out!) top accommodations. Check out some of the unique properties you can check in to on our small group tours!


Hosteria Hacienda Pinsaqui in Otavalo, Ecuador

This charming inn was built as a colonial residence over 300 years ago—and some rooms even have views of the nearby Imbabura volcano.

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The Ark Lodge in Aberdare National Park, Kenya

Practically the definition of glamping, the Ark Lodge is right in the national park and lets you soak in the best of your surroundings in style. You might even spot wildlife hanging out at the nearby watering hole!

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St. George Lycabettus in Athens, Greece

Talk about a room with a view—of the Acropolis, that is. This five-star hotel offers visitors sweeping sites of Athens, whether you’re taking a dip in the stunning rooftop pool or relaxing at the hotel bar.

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Inveraray Resort in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

You can take a spin in a kayak on the lake outside this classic Canadian lodge, where you’ll enjoy the best of the country’s great outdoors—and plenty of picturesque views.

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Palacio de Sal in Uyuni, Bolivia

If you speak Spanish, you might already know the name of this hotel is “palace of salt.” That’s no exaggeration—taking inspiration (and resources) from the natural surroundings, Palacio de Sal is built entirely of salt bricks. It’s truly one-of-a-kind!

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Want to stay in one of these one-of-a-kind hotels? You can on our small group tours!

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About the author | Jamie Burke
Always on the lookout for the next best meal ever, Jamie loves exploring the world—and all the great food in it. When she's not working to inspire new travelers, you'll find her biking around Boston, eating at her favorite sushi place, or hanging out at home with her family (and cat).

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