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New to Host Unusual: 15 Fantastic Spring and Summer Stays

25 February 2021

Dust off your shorts, flip flops and armbands – summer is back ON!  

So with such excellent news, surely new and exciting places to explore should go hand in hand? We like to think so here, which is why we have been as busy as ever sourcing some incredible new and enticing Host Unusual properties for you… and we have some true one-offs! 

Converted cable cars and American skoolie glamping buses, a 1940s themed vintage cabin, a lofty crane with dizzying views and an award-winning converted church.
These are just some of the latest recruits, but be sure to scroll down for the full list and choose your own adventure. We truly do have something for everyone and, as you’ve no doubt come to expect from us by now, there is not one boring overpriced hotel room to be seen!

Main image: Ox Mountain Red Bus | County Sligo

De Bossche Kraan

's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands
An architect-designed ‘luxury hotel room' in a crane nestled above the water, with rotational Old Town and city views from the south of the Netherlands.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£171 / night

Peddler's Den Bunkhouse

Malton, North Yorkshire, England
Enjoy the best sleepover of your lives, in a luxuriously transformed granary and barn (complete with hot tub!) on a family-run North Yorkshire farm.
Bedrooms: Bunkroom & 1 Double
Sleeps: 14
£750 / 2nts

Zawn Haven

Falmouth, Cornwall, England
A spacious, characterful, and delightfully quirky family-sized retreat with a private beach, for laid-back group breaks on the sparkling Cornish waterfront.
Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 10-12
£450 / night

Gondel Gisela

Schluchsee, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
A unique, romantic retreat in a cosily-renovated cable car, nestled amongst the iconic beauty and natural adventure of the Black Forest.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£79 / night

Quarry Hill Church

Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland
An award-winning conversion that blends cherished heritage and design-led luxury, for a captivating stay in a timeless Irish village.
Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 10
£600 / night

The Chapel Finstall

Finstall, Worcestershire, England
A Worcestershire retreat that's rich in Gothic romance, blending quirky period features with high-end accessories for a luxurious stay.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£452 (3 nights)

Dinobus Glamping Cornwall

Wadebridge, Cornwall, England
Three iconic, cheerfully converted American school buses, stopped for first-class comfort and exhilarating family adventures in the Great Outdoors.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4-6
£215 / night

The Garden Room

Westmeston, Sussex, England
A contemporary, light-filled studio retreat with a private outdoor hot tub, pet-friendly and secluded in an East Sussex village at the foot of the South Downs.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£368 (3 nights)


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